Smoooth CaféLocation: Ilkley
Smoooth is an independently run café in the heart of Ilkley, a picturesque spa town in West Yorkshire. Owned by Bogdan, an enthusiastic and talented chef, we serve great food; locally sourced and freshly cooked.
Pintura KitchenLocation: City centre
Vibe: Family Friendly, Flush, Razzle
Pintura (Spanish for work of art) opened it’s doors in March 2015 and is inspired by the vibrant, food-crazed culture of the Basque region. We paint our own unique portrait of Pinxtos and Spanish tapas.
Dish Dining Room & cocktail bar, winner of the Oliver Awards Best New Comer 2013 & short listed for Best…
Amici RestaurantLocation: City centre
Vibe: Cosy, Family Friendly
Our authentically Italian restaurant, serves classic Italian dishes with flair and personality. With passion in our hearts to create Italian food true to its roots, we love working with great ingredients, bringing you everything from rustic plates of pasta to finely crafted regional specialities.
Vibe: Alfresco, Flush, Gastro
Sambuca Restaurant offers you a very warm welcome. We pride ourselves on offering a real taste of genuine Italian Cuisine and using Italian chefs and the very best ingredients to create authentic regional dishes.
Nation of ShopkeepersLocation: City centre
Vibe: Live Music
Food, art, beer and live music in the heart of Leeds. With an eclectic interior and a right fancy outside area, A Nation of Shopkeepers has been the go-to hub for the past 8 years, featuring the tastiest food, booze, live music, DJ’s and the infamous Pub Quiz every Monday.
MookLocation: City centre
Mook bar in Leeds city centre is one of the leading cocktail bars in Leeds. Hidden away, enjoy good music, dancing and cocktails at one of Leeds’ nightlife gems. Mook has an eclectic, 100% fun music policy that’ll keep you dancing all night with attitudes left at the door.
La BahomeLocation: City centre
Nestled between Leeds’ shopping district and its cultural/social hub, La Bohème is a bar/club with a soothing space to kick back and relax during the day with a coffee or coctail, transforming into a subterranean playground as the evening descends.
Daniel’s Cafe & BistroLocation: Ilkley
Daniel’s Cafe and Bistro is an independent family coffee shop based in Ilkley. This quaint little coffee house was born from my father’s love for good food, good people and above all, his love for his family.
Black MouseLocation: Pudsey
Vibe: Deli, Flush
Choice: Cheese, Wine
Black Mouse Cheese and Wine Emporium is a shop where you can learn alot more about cheese and wine, experience unpasteurised and pasteurised cheeses to suit all tastes, sample wines from around the world including featured UK wines, take part in Cheese and Wine tasting evenings and have an overall new experience to shopping!!
Partners Shane Quigley (Epiphany Solutions, Platform Q) and Si Ord, of Sandinista and Smokestack, collaborate to bring you Black Swan,…
Moreno’s Moroccan RestaurantLocation: Temple Newsam
Choice: Mediterranean food
Located on the outskirts of the city of Leeds, West Yorkshire on edge of the famous Temple Newsam Estate. Moreno’s made its debut in the restaurant scene in the beginning of 2002.
2 Oxford Place
From coffee and cake mid-morning to our delectable evening menu our gluten free kitchen is open from 11am Tuesday to…
Vibe: Culture , Traditional
With the skills and knowledge of our chefs and our comfortable friendly atmosphere we aim to make your dining experience the best you’ve had. If you would like a dish not on our menu feel free to ask our chef who will be happy to help.
Pickles and PotterLocation: City centre
Choice: Healthy food
Aiming to offer a wide range of homemade goodies from cakes to salads to amazing sandwiches in a homely, friendly atmosphere with good banter and much laughter, Pickles & Potter soon became the place to stock up on healthy grub.
Trinity LeedsLocation: City centre
Vibe: Child Friendly, Excited, Razzle, Retail Therapy
Choice: Bar, Beer, Clothing, Designer, Dresses, Events, Film, Food, Gifts, Health products, Healthy food, Menswear, Movies, Retail, Shopping
Named after the Church that is its next door neighbour, Trinity Leeds is a shopping and leisure centre that brings…
Belgrave Music Hall and CanteenLocation: City centre
Vibe: Alfresco, Brunch, Café Society, Culture , Gastro, Live Music, Outdoor, Party, Romantic
Located in Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter, Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen first opened its doors in 1934 as Leeds Children’s…
Tong Tong is a wonderful spot in the centre of Leeds for finding both quality tea and authentic desserts. A surprising…
The Good Luck ClubLocation: City centre
Set in the Leeds’ new place to be, Wellington Place, we’ve brought you New York inspired interiors, comfortable seating, top of their game baristas, a large charcoal grill and a fully stocked bar with a great range of wines, spirits and bottled and pump beers and ciders.
El Bareto Spanish RestaurantLocation: Chapel Allerton
Vibe: Child Friendly, Culture , Gastro, Live Music, Romantic
‘El Bareto’. It roughly translates to ‘bloody good food’, and after visiting the only truly authentic, family-run tapas restaurant in Leeds,…
Kendell’s BistroLocation: City centre
Vibe: Alfresco, Culture , Flush
Choice: French food
Kendells Bistro is opposite the Leeds College of Music, part of the thriving arts district in Leeds City Centre next to the West Yorkshire Playhouse, BBC Leeds and the new Northern Ballet Dance Theatre.
Dough BistroLocation: City centre
Vibe: Gastro, Romantic
Dough Bistro is a modern french restaurant, located in West Park, near Headingley in North Leeds. With a Parisienne feel, and menus to suit any budget, Dough champions local producers and ingredients and creates typical French dishes with a Leeds and Yorkshire twist.
Bringing a genuine taste of Italy to Horsforth, Grappolo will be your perfect dining host. Whether you’re out for a…
Leeds Cookery SchoolVibe: Culture
Whether you’re a beginner or a kitchen pro, there’s something for everyone at Leeds Cookery School – we’ve got over 30 classes that range from hour-long sessions to whole-day courses, all taught by trained chefs.
Sebby’s DeliLocation: Headingley
Vibe: Café Society, Deli
Choice: Cake, Coffee, Deli
Sebby’s adventure started in 2011 when they opened a small cafe in a leafy Leeds suburb. Sebby’s quickly became a popular place for locals to share a coffee, grab a quick lunch or put the world to rights over a wedge of our delicious homemade cake!
fettle cafeLocation: City centre
Vibe: Brunch, Café Society, Cosy, Gastro
Choice: Brunch, Cake, Food, Meat, Vegan, Veggie
In the beautiful surroundings of Great George Street, we offer a simple menu made with quality ingredients served in a cosy and friendly atmosphere.
The Black HatLocation: Ilkley
Looking for the perfect place to meet friends and family, relax, unwind and debrief from work, then look no further than the stylish Black Hat located in the heart of Ilkley. Whether you want to catch up over cocktails, share a great bottle of wine or enjoy an excellent meal out in fine surroundings, then make the Black Hat your destination.
53 Degrees NorthLocation: City centre
Head 53 degrees north to Leeds and Halifax, and you’ll discover two laid back cocktail bars with a twist of class and imagination. From lunchtime until way past your bedtime, you’ll find us mixing up a stylish menu of original cocktails, fine wines and beers, accompanied by some brilliant beats from established DJs and the latest up-and-coming music talent.
The AdelphiLocation: City centre
Vibe: Flush, Gastro
Choice: Bar, Beer
Walk through the big Victorian doors and prepare to be wooed by this popular Leeds local. Sumptuous period touches combined with contemporary flourishes and a diverse clientele create a friendly, alternative vibe that tempts people back again and again.
Dill and BayLocation: Rothwell
Vibe: Family Friendly
Brand new to Rothwell, Dill & Bay Restaurant is the ideal location for meeting friends, family celebrations, and date nights. We have a warm Yorkshire welcome waiting for you by the wood-burning stove, so book now to enjoy the best of British cuisine.
Friends of HamLocation: City centre
Vibe: Gastro, Romantic
Choice: Ale, Ham
Friends of Ham, is a bar and charcuterie situated in the heart of Leeds. A continental-style café bar that has been recently named the Best Place to Drink in the UK in The Observer Food Monthly Awards 2014.
The FavershamLocation: University
Vibe: Alfresco, Cosy, Live Music, Party, Pub, Relaxed
Choice: Beer, Clubbing, Events, Events space and rehearsals, Food, Live music, Pub grub
You’ll be hard pressed to find an independent venue that gets the balance between being a bar, a club and…
Lupe’s CantinaLocation: Kirkstall
Vibe: Family Friendly, Street Style, Traditional
Choice: Mexican food
We are a small family run restaurant serving authentic Mexican food.
Rudy, the head chef and owner was born and raised in Veracruz, Mexico. He has been in the business since childhood and serves his family’s traditional recipes.
The Union Coffee HouseLocation: City centre
Choice: Cake, Coffee
We are an independent family-run business and aim to serve fine quality coffee, selected wines and craft beer. To accompany your beverages there will be a selection of delicious cakes and brownies as well as a tasty menu to tantalise your taste-buds. Have a look around you and you will find that everything is for sale.
ZaapLocation: City centre
Vibe: Child Friendly, Creative, Family Friendly, Street Style
Choice: Chicken, Drinks, Meat, Thai, Veggie
With all its magical hustle and bustle, neon lighting, funky tuk tuks and, of course, the most amazing Thai street food you will ever taste!
The WardrobeLocation: City centre
Vibe: Cosy, Party, Relaxed
Choice: Beer, Cocktails, Comedy, Drinks, Events, Live music, Party
Before the arrival of the millennium, The Wardrobe quietly slipped into existence in 1999 as a multi-functioning bar, kitchen, venue &…
Si Ord opened Sandinista Leeds in 2002, named after the Clash’s fourth album and Nicaraguan revolutionary party the ‘Sandinistas’, everything…
La BistroLocation: Horsforth
Vibe: Child Friendly, Family Friendly
Choice: Mediterranean food
The meals come from all over the Mediterranean area, covering Italian, Greek, and many more! We are family run local establishment with multi national chefs and front of house. Serving meals to all age groups, 7 days a week.
Ibérica LeedsLocation: City centre
Vibe: Café Society, Child Friendly, Culture , Family Friendly, Gastro, Romantic
Located in the beautiful Grade II listed Hepper House, Ibérica brings a taste of Spain to Leeds, offering Spanish food and wine in one of the city’s finest buildings.
Ipsum VinotecaLocation: City centre
Vibe: Flush, Romantic
Ipsum, “itself” in Latin, Vinoteca as its name says, is a concept of its own. Ipsum Vinoteca is a wine bar and a wine shop with the biggest selection of boutique Italian wines and craft beers in the UK.
NOM deliLocation: City centre
Choice: Healthy food
NOM Deli serves healthy, delicious and reasonably priced Vietnamese street food in Leeds city centre. All of our food are freshly prepared and cooked in house using traditional recipes that have been passed on to us over generations.
ZoyaLocation: City centre
Here at Zoya we have a rich history of delivering amazing Indian hospitality and cuisine. Our unique menu, friendly staff and attention to detail in the way food is served and presented sets up apart from the competition around us.
Vibe: Cosy, Live Music
Nestling at the foot of Otley Chevin in the market town of Otley, Korks Wine Bar & Brasserie has been family owned for over 30 years. This beautiful Grade II listed building was formerly an agricultural shop selling wellies and tractor parts.
If – Coffee BarLocation: City centre
Vibe: Brunch, Dog Friendly
Choice: Brunch, Coffee
A newly opened cafe at the end of call lane, we have hit the ground running with our locally sourced produce, loving made coffees and cakes which are all made in house. Here is the place to be if you like all things brunch (and plants).
The Commute Coffee House and Cycle-WorkshopLocation: Ilkley
Vibe: Brunch, Café Society, Cosy, Dog Friendly
Choice: Bikes, Coffee
Located in Ilkley, The Commute is a welcoming hub; a place where you can enjoy sublime coffee, relax and immerse yourself in Yorkshire’s cycling culture 🙂
The ThornhillLocation: Pudsey
Choice: Ale, British
Built over 400 years ago, originally called The Leopard, The Thornhill still retains some of the original built features, including a stone entrance dating back to 1673 inscribed with W.C. and F.C. after Walter Caverley and his wife Francis Caverley.
Opposite CafeLocation: Chapel Allerton, University
Vibe: Café Society, Cosy, Relaxed
If you love drinking brilliant coffee, eating lovely homemade fresh food, listening to random music or hanging out on fat sofas looking at pictures – especially drinking brilliant coffee – then we have a place for you in one of our hearts.