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the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Mon 08 Apr, 2019 4:51 pm
by snowman1
hi all
can anyone help out.
where was the first weatherspoons pub in leeds i seem to think it was called the moon under water? and where was it?
with thanks
sm1

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Mon 08 Apr, 2019 7:23 pm
by tyke bhoy
Did it open before Stick and Twist? It certainly can't have been city centre.

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Mon 08 Apr, 2019 8:54 pm
by tomq
There was a Weatherspoons of that name in Wakefield about 20 years ago, but can't recollect one in Leeds.

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 7:06 am
by Simpotts1
If i remember correctly it was moon under water and was the old ebor pub on the ebor gardens estate off york road.

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 10:19 am
by dogduke
Simpotts1 wrote:If i remember correctly it was moon under water and was the old ebor pub on the ebor gardens estate off york road.
Correct,now the Rose and Crown.
This must be the only pub Wetherspoons
packed in.

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 10:49 am
by uncle mick
The Moon Under Water is mentioned here https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/ ... -1-2074968

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 3:18 pm
by snowman1
hi dogduke/uncle mick
thanks for the info re the first weatherspoons in leeds,do you no if the rose and crown is still trading and the address,and what years it was a weatherspoons.
regards
sm1
ps
the spoons in dewsbury and wakefield are close.
and the 3 hullets is to close in may for 3 months for a major re-ferb.

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 3:28 pm
by uncle mick
It was still open May 2018 https://goo.gl/maps/tHtZwDUWJWF2

Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 3:47 pm
by uncle mick
Originally The Rose & Crown aka Moon Under Water was The Ebor
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Re: the first weatherspoons pub in leeds

Posted: Tue 09 Apr, 2019 5:57 pm
by snowman1
uncle mick
thanks for the photo of the ebor,was this the wetherspoons pub and where was it.
with thanks
sm1