The Foodie Capital of the North Leeds has always been held in high esteem in the food and drink realm. You’ll find all your favourite big name restaurants in Leeds but it’s the independent venues, that you won’t find anywhere else, that make the food and drink scene here one of the country’s best!
If you’re looking for unique foodie experiences and memorable menus, then Leeds is the place for you.
Leeds is renowned for being a city full to the brim of unique and exciting restaurants from every corner of the world.
From Caribbean to Italian and Spanish to Thai, our extensive and diverse food and drink scene makes it one of the very best in the country. With international culinary delights on your doorstep, there’s no need to travel far and wide to discover new and delicious tastes from around the world.
The love of great coffee is blooming in Leeds. Whilst you’re exploring the city, be sure to stop off to enjoy a lovingly made coffee and freshly baked cake. You may prefer to unwind and relax whilst enjoying mouth-watering afternoon tea.
Eat scrumptious traditional finger food washed down with ample Yorkshire tea, coffee, or for those celebrating something special, a glass of fizz!
For those of you who follow a vegan diet there are plenty or cafes and restaurants in Leeds offering a fabulous choice of menus and dishes to choose from.
Come and raise a glass to the home of the best beer and ale, with our award-winning brewers like North Brewing Co and Leeds Brewery.
Get behind the scenes of the brewing process with a tour at Northern Monk Brew Co or Kirkstall Brewery before sampling their ales in the refectory.
Leeds will not disappoint you with its choice of traditional pubs with historic interiors.
A visit to the city’s oldest pub, Whitelocks, is a must and just next door Turks Head is a cosy hidden gem.
Be instantly transported from the hubbub of the city into a welcoming inn at The Midnight Bell or The Cross Keys; they do a tasty traditional Yorkshire roast dinner too.