Restaurants

Top Choice Vegetarian in Hebden Bridge

Green's Vegetarian Café

One of Yorkshire's best vegetarian restaurants, Green's adopts a gourmet attitude towards veggie and vegan cuisine, serving dishes such as Sicilian caponata (aubergines, red pepper, celery, olives and capers) with s…
Top Choice Deli in Leeds

Friends of Ham

We're not sure how to describe this place, other than that it's a stylish bar that serves the finest charcuterie and cheeses – Spanish, French, British – accompanied by fine wines and craft beers. The food is carefu…
Top Choice Modern British in Leeds

Crafthouse

This rooftop restaurant makes a big impression, with cool grey and black decor and huge picture windows overlooking the neighbouring church tower. The food is similarly striking, with bold flavour combinations such …
Basque in Leeds

Pintura

Set beside the northern entrance to the Trinity shopping mall (from Lands Lane), this tapas bar is huge (spread over three floors) but always packed, so it must be doing something right. Seek out the more authentica…
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 (and intriguingly described) dishes such as o…
Street Food in Leeds

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

The Belgrave is a bar and music venue that also has a great kitchen – make that two kitchens. One serves artisan pizza (watch out for the napalm chilli sauce), the other probably the best burgers in Yorkshire, all a…
French in Leeds

Brasserie Blanc

Raymond Blanc manages to create a surprisingly intimate and romantic space amid the cast-iron pillars and red brick of an old Victorian warehouse, with a scattering of outdoor tables for sunny lunchtimes beside the …
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 …
Cafe in Hebden Bridge

Mooch

This chilled-out little cafe-bar exemplifies Hebden's alternative atmosphere, with a menu that includes a full-vegan breakfast, brie-and-grape ciabatta, and Mediterranean lunch platters of olives, hummus, stuffed vi…
Cafe in Hebden Bridge

Lamppost

This cute little cafe by the river must be one of the dog-friendliest places in the UK. Not only can you buy doggy 'beer' and 'ice cream' for your four-legged friend, but there's a 'library' of dog toys and balls to…