VENUES

Venues in Leek

The venues for the Blues & Americana Festival throughout Leek

The Blues Festival is held in a variety of venues including pubs, cafés, arts centre, outdoor stages and restaurants. They are all within easy walking distance in Leek town centre.

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Cock Inn

Derby Street, ST13 6HN

Set in the centre of a busy North Staffordshire market town the Cock is a pleasant spot to enjoy a coffee,snack or lunch, evening meals are not available.7 Hand pumps supply a choice of the Joules range of cask conditioned ales with a seasonal ale available every quarter or two guest ales with some unusual choices.

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Roebuck Hotel

Derby Street, ST13 5AB

Built in 1626, The Roebuck is steeped in character and charm. It makes for a lovely surrounding to enjoy a drink or a home cooked dish.13 cask ale pumps occupy the bar. Food is served daily including breakfast from 11am and is home to the Totally Locally Leek Burger, a dish that is created from local ingredients only, all sourced within a 100 yard radius!

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Infinity Live

Russell Street, ST13 5JF

Club Infinity boasts one of the largest function rooms in town with a capacity of over 200, a stage and lighting rig, and great acoustics making it a perfect live music space. Throw in 3 bars and an underground music ‘cave’, ideal for more intimate music performance, to make this a welcome addition to the Festival community .

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Foxlowe Arts Centre

Market Place, ST13 6AD

Leek’s arts centre is housed in the historic building, Foxlowe, at the top of Leek’s market place. With a popular café, bar, gallery, live performance space for music, drama, comedy, talks and a cinema, the Foxlowe Arts Centre has rapidly established a reputation as the go to place in Leek.

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Benks

Stockwell Street, ST13 6DH

Welcoming family run pub. Specialising in real ales, many brewed locally. Pool, darts and dominoes teams for both ladies and gents.

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Leek Bar & Grill

Getliffe's Yard, ST13 6HU

Leek bar and grill’s is a friendly and locally themed Leek restaurant, cafe and wine bar specialising in exciting British Fusion with a seasonal Mediterranean twist.

We focus on serving the finest, mouth watering lamb, chicken and fish dishes with a mix of vegetarian mezzes.

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Beyond The Pale

Smithfield Centre, ST13 5JW

We’re a small bar with a huge range of ales & cocktails.

Whether you are popping in to sample a few of our international bottled ales, a quick after-work glass of wine or a G&T – we want you to have a great experience, and to come back again and again

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Earl Grey

Ashbourne Road, ST13 5AT

No food, no pub games, no big names the likes of Carling, Guinness, etc. Just real ale, real cider and real lager. All as locally sourced as possible. Award winning Staffordshire County Pub of the Year 2016 & 2017. West Midlands Regional Pub of the Year 2016.

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The Fountain Inn Leek

Fountain Inn

Fountain Street, ST13 6JR

Located in Leek, The Fountain Inn Leek is an easy drive from the Peak District National Park and Alton Towers. It is conveniently positioned for those wanting to discover the area’s attractions.

The hotel has 2 modern rooms that are equipped with a variety of essential facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay.

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Blue Mugge

Osborne Street, ST13 6LJ

From the outside, this pub looks like a fairly small street corner local, but appearances can be deceptive, as it seems much larger on the inside. The lounge has many pictures and ornaments commemorating Queen Victoria (the pub’s original name being The Queen’s Head); the bar has a pool table and dart board and the Churchill Room has the expected trappings.

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Red Lion

Market Place, ST13 5HH

From Real Ales, to a high quality, unique Wine offering and the biggest Spirit selection in the Town, you’re sure to find something to suit your tastes.
Combined with great, locally sourced food, including Light Bites, Main Meals and our homemade Burger Menu, The Red Lion provides a truly gastro experience in a warm, friendly environment.

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BeerDock

Market Place, ST13 5HH

Formerly the Hyde Out in Leek, Brothers Mark and John wanted to keep the building in the family and decided that Beer Dock was the right thing to do. The newest of the three shops opened in May 2017 and breathed a breath of fresh air into the beer scene in Leek.

The shop itself is two retail units combined together with a doorway in the middle, bottles spread over the space with the taps all located in one. 10 Keg Lines and 2 Cask Lines are home to the finest and freshest craft beer available.

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Den Engel

Stanley Street, ST13 5HG

The Belgian Beer Embassy! If you want to experience the taste of Belgium in Staffordshire then this is the place. A contemporary Belgian bar where you can sample ten draught foreign beers, or if none take your fancy, there are over 100 bottled beers to choose from. Four hand pumps on the bar offer real ale; cafe style seating is at the front of the bar and a larger seating area to the rear.

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Wilkes' Head

St Edward Street, ST13 5DS

One of Leek’s oldest pubs dating back to the 1700s that has the oldest cellar in the town. A rustic style interior adds to the atmosphere of the place. A regular in the Good Beer Guide and a friendly pub to visit. There are seven real ales, four of which are brewed by Whim and three guest beers from micro breweries. There are at least two real ciders on at any time. The licensee is a professional musician. AWARDS: Staffordshire Moorlands Sub Branch Pub of the Year 2013 (Merit), 2014 (1st Place), 2015 (Merit), 2016 (Merit).

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Quiet Woman

St Edward Street, ST13 5DN

The Quiet Woman is the third pub of Lymestone Brewery. The brewery, based in Stone, is family run and owned by Ian and Viv and was established in 2008.

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Spout Brewhouse

St Edward Street, ST13 5DL

Serving freshly ground Has Bean Coffee, Atkinsons Tea and delicious homemade cakes. Wholesome homemade food available all day from Tuesday to Saturday. We also offer a range of vegetarian, vegan, dairy free and gluten free options. Fully licensed with over 400 different bottled beers and 4 craft beer taps.

Art Gallery – Jewellery & Wedding Stationery Craft Studios – Sheltered Suntrap Garden – Free Wi-Fi – Daily Papers – Dog Friendly

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Wellington Inn

Strangman Street, ST13 5EF

Small, friendly, street-corner local, just off the main throroughfare through Leek town centre, very much a community local; the pub has a large sports following, with a dart board, pool table, plus it’s own football team. Watch out for the pub dog, who tends to sleep underneath the tables.

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Britannia Inn

West Street, ST13 8AA

Small, two-roomed Marstons pub just outside Leek town centre, with a compact bar and larger lounge that houses a pool table; note the old Marstons windows in the bar. There is a pleasant beer garden and smoking shelter to the rear of the pub; the guest beer will come from the usual range.

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Dyers Arms

Macclesfield Road, ST13 8LD

Traditional local on the western outskirts of town, consisting of one single, elongated room. There is a smoking area to the rear; note the photographs of old Leek adorning the walls of the lounge-type area. Small car park to the right-hand side of the pub. The pub has a strong sporting following, as it is home to the Leek Football Supporters Club, being very close to the ground.

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