The Business Desk

“Chicken restaurant brand Yard & Coop is set to open a new venue in Leeds city centre, creating in excess of 30 jobs. Yard & Coop, which already operates two sites in Liverpool and Manchester, will open its newest restaurant on Merrion Street in the site formerly occupied by Miah’s Kitchen. The 120-cover restaurant will offer a menu that allows customers to choose a cut of meat and sauce, along with an option of fries toppings ranging from homemade chicken gravy to cheese and chip shop curry sauce…”

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Emerald Street

“You can pick the crumb, the cut, and the sauce, or dive straight in to one of their big plates or burgers. The new Yippy-Ki-Yay-Mutha-Clucka burger – high five for whoever came up with that name”

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What Sass Says

“Calling all chicken lovers! There is a trendy, causal restaurant devoted entirely to chicken located in the Northern Quarter that goes by the name Yard & Coop. Finding its home amongst other popular and quirky cafes and bars, the Edge Street  location gives this place a lot of street cred. Yard & Coop isn’t just any other ‘Nandos’ style restaurant though. It has character and a fun liveliness to it. The menu is bursting with buttermilk fried chicken but offers plenty of choice for a seemingly one stop restaurant.”

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Lovin Manchester

Lovin Manchester Review

“It’s the perfect place to catch up with a few friends after work and to throw a few beers into you or to line the belly before a night out in the local bars. ”

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Design My Night

“Ideal for a post work catch up or a quick bite before hitting the town, this joint will tickle the fancy of all chicken lovers. Nostalgic old school hip hop tracks above the murmured chatter of the diners creates a comfortable surrounding to sit back and loosen those waist belts in preparation for the feast ahead.  Each section of the restaurant offers a different vibe as groups gather at long tables, pairs catch up snug in the corner and those lovers out there can nestle up in your own personal poultry coop beneath a sky of fairy lights. Naw. ”

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Northern Soul

“I couldn’t believe how well established this new restaurant feels – it’s only been open for two weeks but the atmosphere suggests that it’s long been a firm fixture of the Northern Quarter. From the numerous band posters stuck up next to the bar, to the more numerous patrons occupying the tables, this young, independent business is exceeding expectations.”

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