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Leeds University Union

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Great Venue

Stylus reminds me a little of the old Mayfair venue in Newcastle. No seats, just a stage, standing... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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went to see Myles Kennedy for m and g then the concert on a very hot afternoon/night really good... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Stylus reminds me a little of the old Mayfair venue in Newcastle. No seats, just a stage, standing in front accessible by stairs and then a balcony above which goes all the way around facing the stage. Drinks aren’t too bad - £3.80 for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

went to see Myles Kennedy for m and g then the concert on a very hot afternoon/night really good sound atmosphere and drinks offers absolutely great although very hot

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank philc532
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Good mix of independent beers downstairs, while Terraces tends to just deal with lagers and run of the mill drinks. Not bad but annoyingly sticky on tables and chairs (what should I expect in a Student Union!) Also not as cheap as I thought it...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

If you must see your favourite band here then do, but being locked in with no pass outs is a nightmare with the one basic bar selling pricey buckets of slop beer, and nowhere to chill out,its not cool. The smoking area was being patrolled...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 989darrylb
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Came here as a couple, driving from out of town, for a gig. We're fairly familiar with Leeds but still found it hard to find 'Stylus' (the name they give the venue for gigs) due to complete lack of signs from the campus carpark. Even...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Steve R
Reviewed 25 November 2017

There is so much to do and for all kinds of people. Music of all kinds, food of all different types. Uni of is so diverse that there is something in the union for everyone!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Aimee K
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great variety of food at very reasonable prices in the main restaurant. and lots of other choices in the various other cafes

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Des V
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Usually a decent night out but at Slam Dunk this place is rammed and poorly run, toilets aren't too great either.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank srotideuk
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Last there in 1954, when they had the good sense to make me a Life member ( well, I had been OPres of the Union) I was attending a dinner for retired people this week at University House, and decided to look into the Union...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank President66
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Really enjoyed our visit here - to see a concert. We found the staff to be particularly nice and helpful.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Harrison-F-Carter
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