Golden Beam

West Yorkshire - Leeds


Listed Status: II

Headingley Lane
Leeds, Headingley

Tel: (0113) 278 8521


Real Ale: Yes

Lunchtime Meals: Yes

Evening Meals: Yes

Nearby Station: Burley Park

Station Distance: 750m

Bus: Yes

View on: Whatpub

This Wetherspoon's occupies an impressive Grade II-listed Portland stone building in quasi-Egyptian/Classical style, dating from 1934. It was originally a church and Sunday school and later a theatre and concert hall. The striking split-level main bar is in the cavernous former auditorium which has a very high ceiling and a huge glass panel at the far end. There are also a vestibule seating area, a snug, a side room and, upstairs, an L-shaped bar that overlooks the auditorium. The pub displays much specially-commissioned artwork and the ornate church organ has been repurposed as a feature fireplace. It is named after a painting by locally born artist John Atkinson Grimshaw and serves real ales and meals.