Restaurants

Top Choice Grill in Leeds

Ox Club

Arguably the best restaurant in Leeds (or at least, the best without a Michelin star), Ox Club occupies an intimate, minimalist space and champions local produce with a deceptively simple menu. Though it bills itsel…
Top Choice Deli in Leeds

Friends of Ham

This stylish bar serves the finest charcuterie and cheeses – Spanish, French, British – accompanied by fine wines and craft beers. The food is carefully selected and prepared, and utterly delicious; you can order in…
British in Leeds

Reliance

The Reliance is a comfortable-as-old-slippers bar where you can happily while away an afternoon reading or chatting with a Yorkshire beer or good glass of natural wine in hand. Yet it's also one of Leeds' best gastr…
North African in Leeds

Caravanserai

Emulating the traditional caravansersai (roadside inn) with cart wheels out front and carpets thickly draped over every inch of wall in the teeny upstairs ‘banquet’ room, this excellent street-food joint serves fres…
Indian in Leeds

Bundobust

What could be more Yorkshire than craft beer and Indian street food rolled into one no-frills, brick-walled bar? The beers come from both local and international breweries, and food inspiration comes from vegetarian…
European in Leeds

Matt Healy X The Foundry

Matt Healy, in case you're wondering, was a 2016 MasterChef: The Professionals finalist. In 2018 he took over The Foundry, a red-brick warehouse restaurant, and breathed new life into it with creative, high-end shar…
Modern British in Leeds

Shears Yard

Acres of exposed brick, concrete floors and a soaring roof provide an industrial-chic setting (it's a former rope-making yard) for painterly presentations of imaginative dishes such as ox-cheek fritter with roast-on…
Street Food in Leeds

Manjit's Kitchen

The vegetarian menu is simple and memorable at this award-winning Punjabi-Yorkshire food truck inside Kirkgate Market’s street-food hall: Manjit’s fist-sized onion bhajis with tamarind chutney, punchy chilli paneer …
Indian in Leeds

Hansa's Gujarati

A Leeds institution, Hansa's has been dishing up wholesome Gujarati vegetarian cuisine for almost 20 years. The restaurant is plain and unassuming (save for a Hindu shrine), but the food is exquisite – specialities …
South Indian in Leeds

Tharavadu

This Michelin guide–recommended restaurant is the go-to for a classy South Indian meal in Leeds city centre, with a Keralan menu that’s heavy on fish curries and regional specialities such as whole crab and spiced k…