PURITY comes to Peter Street. An unlikely liaison in the light of its past bar scene, but the newcomer’s imminent arrival is just one more sign of this deadzone reinventing itself.
They are installing a baby white grand and importing club pianists from London to provide a jazz soundtrack.
The folk who brought you the Pure are opening Purity in the old Bar 38 building at the end of April. The target is 'discerning drinkers' against a suitably elegant backdrop. They are installing a baby white grand and importing club pianists from London to provide a jazz soundtrack. Downstairs there’ll be a separate dedicated club space with a Funktion One sound system.
The food offering is hearty all-day comfort food – with a twist (there’s always a twist). Daytime there’s a range of sweet and savoury waffles, while in the evening punters get to cook Argentine steaks to their taste on white hotplates of volcanic rock at table. Oh and there’ll be a distinctive cocktail range. They hope to make most of the light-filled mezzanine balcony level and the extensive outdoor terrace on Great Northern Square.
The same weekend Brewdog Bar launches in the old Electric Boogaloo premises. Originally the maverick Scottish craft brewers planned to open up in the Northern Quarter but switched to Peter Street, where their neighbour will be Trof’s planned venture in what was Brannigans.