New bar planned for Friargate called Enlightened

Posted on - 11th December, 2014 - 8:14am | Author - | Posted in - Business, Friargate, Nightlife, What's On in Preston
Inside the new bar

Inside the new bar

A new bar opens in Preston as the spate of new places to eat and drink in the city centre continues.


Enlightened Bar is to open its doors on Friargate just before Christmas.

It has taken over what used to be Sugar Lounge, just down from Roper Hall and Buffet at Preston.

Martyn Robinson, director of the bar, said: “We are currently undergoing a refurbishment ahead of the launch.

“Soul Unique is playing a DJ set on launch night and Hollyoaks actor Ashley Taylor Dawson – better known as Darren – is your host for the night.”


Guestlist places for the launch night on Thursday 18 December are free.

The night run from 8pm to 1.30am and to get on the list email

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