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Blue Sakura Wins Best Restaurant In Leeds

Blue Sakura at the Merrion Centre has been crowned ‘Best Restaurant in Leeds’ following the success of their first restaurant in the city centre that has proved a hit with visitors far and wide due to its stunning interior, unique concept and of course fantastic food!

Opening on Merrion Way in early 2019, the venue immediately became a hit with customers who found themselves sat under blossom trees ordering all you can eat, freshly made sushi and Chinese dishes through touch screen technology at their table.

The fourth annual British Restaurant Awards 2022 set out to find the UK’s very best eateries, chefs and venues and is organised by WRAG – World Restaurant Awards with the team from Blue Sakura collecting the prestigious award personally in London.

Taking to social media, the restaurant immediately toasted their success saying:

“The Best Restaurant In Leeds 2022! A massive thanks to all our lovely customers for your support. We look forward to seeing you at Blue Sakura soon.”

Customers were also quick to pass on their congratulations. Bryan Bentley said: “Fantastic achievement and well deserved. Great service too!’ with Omar Khan Pathan adding: “There is no doubt at all. See you soon!”

On hearing of the win, Charles Newman, Associate Director for Town Centre Securities, owners of the Merrion Centre said,

“We are thrilled for the whole team at Blue Sakura and it is fantastic to see them recognised for their hard work in creating a unique dining experience in the heart of Leeds.

“We are confident the venue will continue to welcome existing and new guests and we are extremely proud to be part of their exciting growth journey”.

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