News and information about the Friargate area of Preston, Lancashire. Friargate is a key corridor between the city centre and the university campus, home to many shops and a growing amount of student flats.

Plau gin bar confirms latest opening date

Plau bar in Friargate Plau bar in Friargate A gin and ale bar in Friargate has finally announced when it is to open. Plans for Plau were first mooted in 2014 and since then […]

2 years ago
New pub to open in what was O’Neills in Friargate

The Northern Way will be next door to Tesco in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston The Northern Way will be next door to Tesco in Friargate Pic: Blog Preston A new pub is opening in a Preston city centre street as what used to be […]

2 years ago
Takeaway review: Trying out Jaffa’s in Friargate

Vegan bits and bobs from Jaffa Vegan bits and bobs from Jaffa As one half of a vegan/carnivore couple, it’s always good to have takeaway options that cater to both sets of requirements. There are plenty […]

2 years ago
Shop owners help give Friargate a major clean up

Shop owners in Friargate have given up their Sunday morning and done something fantastic for the community. Taking to the streets with brushes, mops and sponges, the team gave the […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Rum and reggae festival coming to Roper Hall and The Adelphi

Jerk chicken kebabs Pic: timokefoto Rum cocktails will be on the menu this weekend Pic: SocialButterfly A rum and reggae festival is returning to a Preston city centre pub this weekend. Roper Hall’s celebration of […]

2 years ago
Update on Plau bar and new opening date given

Plau bar in Friargate What will be the main bar area as you walk into Plau bar Pic: Blog Preston Set over four floors it’s been a long-time coming for gin fans in Preston. […]

2 years ago
Charcoal grill restaurant opens on Friargate

Triggo's burgers Triggo’s burgers A family-run grill restaurant is the latest addition to the Friargate food scene. Triggo’s was opened in March by local brothers, Mohammad Tariq and Anas Rehman. The menu includes […]

2 years ago
British Heart Foundation shop prepares to reopen in Friargate

Inside the new look British Heart Foundation shop Inside the new look British Heart Foundation shop A charity furniture shop in one of Preston’s main streets is to reopen after a major refurbishment. The British Heart Foundation in […]

2 years ago
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