Gino D’Acampo the UK’s favourite Italian chef promises to add some sparkle to the Leeds restaurant scene this Christmas with the opening of his new Restaurant & Prosecco Bar
Gino D’Acampo; the UK’s favourite Italian chef, will open his restaurant, Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant, on Wednesday 7th December, just in time for Christmas. Located in the heart of the city on Park Row, right opposite Jamie’s Italian, and will open all day every day serving lunch until late.
Gino’s popularity continues to go from strength to strength with his rating busting primetime TV series, Gino’s Italian Escape now into its 4th series. Gino is also a firm fixture on day time television, regularly appearing on This Morning and other primetime shows including Celebrity Juice, alongside his close friend Leigh Francis better known to fans as Keith Lemon. He has just announced an 18-date national tour of Gino’s Italian Escape for 2017 in April and May (see tour details attached)
Gino first made his move into the eating out market with the launch of Gino D’Acampo My Pasta Bar in central London and then moved into restaurants when he teamed up with friend & business partner Steven Walker, founder of Individual Restaurants.
The opening in Leeds follows the hugely successful launch of his restaurant brand Gino D’Acampo My restaurant in Manchester and London’s Euston station in 2016. Gino plans to open more pasta bars & restaurants in major cities and travel hubs, both in the UK and internationally.
The 150-cover restaurant is over two floors and includes an open kitchen, deli bar overlooking Park Row and a cool basement Prosecco Bar.
The design has a true Italian feel, with the use of white marble, washed woods and Riva green leather reflecting Gino’s passion for his homeland of Naples in Southern Italy.
Gino promises to serve real Italian food as it should be. The day to evening menu is packed full of favourites from his books and TV programmes. No compromises are taken on any recipes and Gino insists on the use of well sourced, seasonal, artisan ingredients by utilising his vast range of contacts across the diverse regions of Italy.
It’s not just the food Gino is keen to make a statement with. His Prosecco Bar showcases an all Italian list of more than 40 Prosecco’s, sparkling wines and regional wines all available by the glass. The wine list is complemented by classic Italian cocktails including seasonal Bellini’s, artisan Italian Beers and last but not least great Neapolitan coffee.
Gino says “When I am back home in Italy I love visiting cool bars for Aperitivo….an Italian tradition for a pre-dinner drink with friends. I love it.
At My Prosecco Bar its Aperitivo time 4pm while 6.30pm everyday where my guests can drink, relax and also enjoy some wonderful Cicchetti on me! Salute!”
He goes on to say. “After months of planning for the opening, I can’t wait to welcome guests to My Restaurant Leeds at this wonderful time of year”
Restaurant: Monday – Saturday 12pm – 11pm. Sunday’s 12pm- 10.30pm.
The restaurant will be serving Neapolitan coffee from 10am.
Book a table:
Call: 0113 244 3220
Address: 11/12 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5HD
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