Fine Dining

Restaurants in Leeds can make a special occasion even more so, with unique menus and service that you’ll remember forever. Michelin Star restaurant, The Man Behind The Curtain, takes its Wizard of Oz inspired name to heart, with an 11 course yellow brick road of a tasting menu that features everything from pork rinds to oysters.

Crafthouse offers a more traditional menu that celebrates the best of British and changes with the seasons, with local cuts of meat cooked to perfection over their exclusive Josper grill.

Independent Eateries

Take a look around Trinity Kitchen, who host a line up a street food traders that changes every month, alongside Vietnamese street food at Pho.

Located in Leeds’ historic Kirkgate Market, Café Moor serve authentic North African and Middle Eastern street food that wouldn’t look out of place in the world’s finest restaurants.

Afternoon Treats

Whether you’re taking a well-deserved break from shopping or having a laid back lunch with friends, there are afternoon teas for every taste in Leeds.

Coffee is serious business in Leeds, and you’ll be spoilt for choice with Mrs. Atha’s, Out of the Woods and Layne’s Espresso if you’re after a quick pick me up, morning, noon or night.

Real Ale

Leeds has been at the centre of the real ale and craft beer revolution that has taken over the UK in recent years, with almost every bar in the city offerings something more than a simple pint.

Going back to centuries old methods of brewing and fermentation, the culture behind real ale and craft brewing in Leeds is that of experimentation. Tapped collaborate with breweries from across the world to create unique concoctions you won’t find anywhere else, made with their in house brewing kit.

For a more local flavour, Leeds Brewery has a number of traditional pubs throughout the city, including The Lamb and Flag, The White Swan and Crowd of Favours.

Not to be outdone, Northern Monk Brewery has made Leeds their home, serving 20 draft beers brewed on site. They also run tours of the brewery and have tasting sessions throughout the year.

For a more extensive list of dining options in Leeds City Centre, please visit here.