Shop Local - Shop Independent!

Our 'indies' can't wait to welcome you soon

Supporting Local Businesses

The Merrion Centre is proud to be the home to host of FANTASTICLY UNIQUE independent places to shop & eat unlike ANYWHERE else on the high street!

There’s never been a more important time to support local operators… so please check out the below guide to some of the unique ‘indies’ based at the Merrion Centre and shop local where you can!!

Food & Drink:

FROM A GRAB & GO BITE TO EAT TO SOMEWHERE FINE TO TAKE A SEAT

Bengal Brasserie:
Award-winning Indian & Bengali cuisine in sumptuous surroundings! Open for dine in or take out.
bengal-brasserie.com

Blue Sakura:
The stunning all you can eat Sushi & Asian Grill where you order via touch screen tech at yoru table! bluesakura.co.uk

Bubble Tea Cafe:
Join the bubble tea craze! Hot, cold, milk or fruit (with or without popping pearls!). Order here with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats.

Fuji Hiro:
A bonafide Japanese gem that’s not to be missed! Authentic with a capital A!
fujihiroleeds.co.uk

Hook & Line:
Everything from traditional fish & chips to pies & sides! Check out their awesome meal deals to grab & go!
hook-and-line.co.uk

Konga Coffee:
Authentic Ethiopian coffee, hot and cold sandwiches, jacket potatoes. juices & snacks.
kongacoffee.co.uk

Mi’s Nodle:
Say ‘Nǐ Hǎo’ to the uber authentic Mi’s Noodles which is authentic as you can get specialising in Ramen & Mi Xian rice noodles from Yunan Province! misnoodle.co.uk

MyThai:
Open daily, be transported to Thailand with the legendary MyThai’s authentic, award winning cuisine.
mythairestaurant.co.uk

Sugar Rush:

With over 150 different sweets to choose from , Sugar Rush Sweeties are one of the largest Pick n Mix stores in the UK with their ONLY CITY CENTRE WALK IN SHOP at the Merrion Centre!

Instagram: instagram.com/sugarrushsweeties
Facebook: facebook.com/SugarRushSweetiesUK
TikTok: tiktok.com/@sugarrushsweeties

COMING SOON… Arrow Fresh!

Arrow Fresh is coming soon to the Merrion Centre selling a range of high-end, artisan, freshly baked desserts, alcoholic beverages, other food, drink and gift items!

We expect this exciting new ‘indie’ to open early August 2021!

Home, Lifestyle, Music & Tech:

OUR BRILLIANTLY UNIQIEINDIESUNLIKE ANY OTHERS ON THE HIGH STREET!

Chilli Shop:
Spice up your life with Leeds’ only store dedicated to all things Chilli! To check out the latest visit the Chilli Shop Facebook Page

Dale Photographic:
Specialist photography store for all budding (or seasoned) photographers! For more details visit dalephotographic.co.uk

Jumbo Records::
Proudly independent stockist of all things vinyl (or CD & DVD!) since 1971. For details visit jumborecords.co.uk

Key Club:
Leeds number 1 Rock & Alternative venue & club

Leeds Phone Hub:
From buying or selling a phone, power banks, phone cases to bluetooth speakers – they’ve got ‘em all.

Merrion News
Your local newsagents offering a selection of papers, magazines & confectionary

Natural Born Cobblers
Step to it with NBC’s shoe repair, key cutting and leather care services

Phone & Gadget Centre
Your one-stop-shop for tech accessories, controllers, cables and top-notch repair work

Phone Surgery:
In addition to buying and selling tech, the Phone Surgery also sell a variety of face coverings

The Bookish Type:
Specialising in LGBTQ+ literature for all ages. To order visit thebookishtype.co.uk

William Merritt Shopmobility
Your one stop shop to mobility products & daily living aids to support independent living.

Health & Beauty:

OUR SALONS, BARBERS & STUDIOS ARE BACK!

Ambassador Barbering:
Offering everything from haircuts to clipper cuts, hot towel shaves to Beard Sculpt’s

Barber AA:
The place to go when you’re in need of a decent spruce at a bargain price.

Inches:
Friendly staff offering beauty treatments including waxing, massages, laser hair removal & lots more!

JR’s Gentlemens Barbershop:
Classic cuts and Middle Eastern head massages (that might make you nod off!)

Just Men Barbers:
From long hair trims to sharp-as-heck fades, nothing is too much trouble (afro hair specialist also available)

Rude Studios:
Custom tattoo artsists and highly trained piercers ready to make your new look a reality

Teisha’s:
Salon specialising in Afro-Caribbean Hair Care & Products

Please note: Not all venues may not currently be open or may be trading on reduced hours/online only. For up to date trading hours please contact relevant store directly.

TO SEE THE FULL LIST OF VENUES CURRENTLY OPEN AT THE MERRION CENTRE CLICK HERE

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