Opening on 28 May the gastropub will be located at Leeds’ Mustard Wharf development and will be roughly twice the size of the original with a space that will include an outdoor terrace.
Led by head chef Mark Owens, Owl first opened its doors in Kirkgate Market in 2019 serving a menu of gastropub-inspired dishes using premium seasonal produce.
The move is being made because the team believe they have outgrown the market and that the space is not fit for their ambitious visions for the restaurant.
“We can’t wait to move into Owl’s new forever home. We’ve been working really hard to find the right spot for Owl and we’re delighted to say that we’ve found it,” says Cottam.
“To be part of the exciting new Mustard Wharf development is an honour, it’s such a great new asset for Leeds and you can feel a real buzz in the air. Expect lots of light, picturesque views, and even some outdoor space.
“We’ve found the perfect spot to guzzle down some oysters and champagne on those sunny days and cosy evenings, al fresco style! All whilst gazing at the wonderful city skyline, right on the water's edge on our terrace.”
Cottam is no stranger to moving her businesses. Last year she relocated her flagship fine dining restaurant Home from its original site by Kirkgate Market to a larger venue at Leeds’ Brewery Place.
Owl’s last service at Kirkgate will be on 21 May.