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Ham & Friends, Leeds

Ham & Friends is a pop up wine and raclette bar running from 1st -24th December 2016 in The Grand Arcade, Leeds.

Ham & Friends is a new pop up running from 1st -24th December 2016 in The Grand Arcade, Leeds.

It’s a wine and raclette bar, as well as a Christmas food shop called All the Trimmings. You can buy gifts for festive feasts, including organic, natural and biodynamic wines, charcuterie, cheeses, hampers, gifts & more.

Ham & Friends

I went along to the preview night, and the space has been decked out beautifully with a great level of ‘twinkle’ to it. There are wooden benches and tables that are lit by candlelight, inviting folk to sit and natter whilst supping on fine wine and eating a warming raclette.

There’s even a festive tent, which is packed with cosy cushions so that you can escape the cold and snuggle in for a few festive drinks.


Next year, Ham & Friends will take up permanent residency across two floors of the Grand Arcade, creating a restaurant, wine bar, wine shop, food hall and deli, with a walk-in cheese room provided by George & Joseph. Exciting times!

Ham & Friends


This pop up is a great preview to their plans so pay the oh so Christmassy version of Ham & Friends a visit this festive season.

There’s a list of events that are running in December at Ham & Friends here.