Reopening 15 | 8 | 20


Record Store Day 2020 news

Hello again! Whilst we can't give you news about the bar reopening just yet, we can give you news of this year's rescheduled Record Store Day, by which time we will be open again. Record Store Day will now take place across 3 dates: Aug 29th, Sept 26th and Oct 24th. The releases (available to view […]

Read More
The inevitable Corona virus blog part 3

As of Sunday 22nd March 2020 we are on temporary shutdown until the current corona virus situation is resolved.

Read More
The inevitable Corona virus blog part 2.

So, things have ramped up, and this is the current situation as of 1pm 18/3/20 Opening responsibly As it stands, we are open as normal. However, we will more than likely be implementing reduced hours as of the next few days. Stay tuned to social media and the website for details. It’s not been an […]

Read More
The inevitable Corona virus blog

Well, it’s come to this. A blog. About Corona virus and the knock-on effects. Firstly. Don’t worry. It’s business as usual here at Record Café towers. Events (bar the ones mentioned below) will go ahead as normal and we’ll continue to carefully select the very finest new records, beers and the tastiest charcuterie and cheese […]

Read More
28th February: Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs Album Launch: The Tears of Technology

We're chuffed to host DJ Sets from Bob Stanley, Pete Wiggs and Shipley's The Record Club to celebrate the launch of their new LP The Tears of Technology. Friday 28th February at 8pm. And it's free entry! At the turn of the 80s, a new generation of musicians appeared who saw synthesisers not as dehumanizing […]

Read More
Live music: Friday 21st February - Astles

We're chuffed to be hosting Liverpool's Astles on Friday 21st February at 8pm. And what's more, it's free entry! An artist that is unafraid to chart new musical waters, Astles has been praised for his dynamic vocal style, captivating melodies, artistic boldness and a delicate rawness to his sounds. After wowing judges and winning 2016’s Merseyrail Sound Station, […]

Read More
2020 Sporting Lunchtime Lectures

Record Cafe Sporting Lunchtime Lectures 2020‘When I came to Bradford I didn’t expect to end up eating Serrano ham and listening to a bloke talking about Hungarian brutalist architecture before the match’.  A quote from a Newport County fan who wandered into The Record Cafe and was met by the odd mix of education, entertainment […]

Read More
The return of the monthly Music Quiz

After a break for Christmas, the music quiz is back in its regular slot on the last Thursday of each month. Win £20 of beer, spot prizes plus there's the big cash jackpot on 'Don't Play Your Cards Wrong'

Read More
The Record Café Best Beers and Records of 2019

As we enter the new year, lets just take a few minutes to look back at the last 12 months in records and beer. It's been as good a year as any, and we've all had to make some tough choices. So without further ado, here's our staff picks:

Read More
1 2 3

Stay up to date

Sign up to our newsletter for latest news


Monday 11am - 8pm
Tuesday to Thursday 11am - 11pm
Friday to Saturday 11am - Midnight
Sunday 1pm to 6pm

Reopening 15 | 8 | 20


The Record Cafе 
45-47 North Parade 
Bradford, BD1 3JH

01274 723143
[email protected]

linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram