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Preston

Northbar has opened in the North Leeds suburb of Oakwood, a hop skip and a jump from Roundhay Park. Marvellous…

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Stockdales of Yorkshire

Stockdales of Yorkshire opened its doors for the first time in September 2015. Situated on South Parade, it aims to…

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Tasty Kitchen & Coffee

Tasty is a high quality independent café in the heart of vibrant Leeds suburb Oakwood. Locally sourced ingredients from Yorkshire…

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Vanilla One

Here at Vanilla One, we do simple things really well and have been doing so since 2012. We provide a…

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51% Bourbon

Its theme of straight spirits, classic rock ’n’ roll and rough-around-the-edges American style seems to attract a mixed group of…

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The Midnight Bell

Located at the heart of the Holbeck Urban Village, The Midnight Bell is housed within the oldest set of industrial…

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North Bar

The first craft beer bar in Britain? Probably… A great bar serving a ridiculously varied selection of top quality drinks…

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The Backroom

Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday Sunday evenings until late. We cater for a wide range of events and…

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Viet Guy

Viet Guy opened at the end of 2015 as the first Vietnamese restaurant in Leeds. Serving truly authentic Vietnamese food,…

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Bar 166 & Bistro

In the lively suburb of Horsforth sits an iconic building at the start of Town Street that is home to…

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Soba Bar & Kitchen

Serving quality Pan-Asian Street Food with dishes from across the Orient, Soba has always endeavoured to bring an intriguing mix…

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Shears Yard

Shears Yard is an award winning independent kitchen and bar in The Calls area of Leeds City Centre. Located in…

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2 Oxford Place

From coffee and cake mid-morning to our delectable evening menu our gluten free kitchen is open from 11am Tuesday to…

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The Mustard Pot

The Mustard Pot is a traditional British Pub in the heart of Chapel Allerton, one of the top 10 places…

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Smokestack

Our location maybe Leeds but our heart is in New Orleans. The name Smokestack is taken from the 1965 Blue…

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North Bar Social

North Bar spreads its tentacles a little further out from its Leeds heartland! Spread across two floors ‘NorthBarSocial’ boasts the…

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The Fenton

Once upon a time in a great land, not far from where you are right now, there was a pub…

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The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

The Brotherhood is a celebration of fabulous British food and classic cocktails married up in perfect harmony through the joy…

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Mr Nobody

The old unit that housed Rare has had a complete rehaul and moved into smaller tapas dishes, whilst still maintaining it’s…

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Wino

Hidden gem located in the bustling financial district . A unique selection of wines all available by the glass Cheese ,…

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Brooklyn

Bars on Leeds’ Call Lane aren’t hard to come by – it’s the centre of Leeds’ nightlife after all. But…

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distrikt bar

Distrikt is the brainchild of five of Leeds’ own most diverse backgrounds: food foraging, managing bars, and running events. We’ve…

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Cabana Brasilian Barbecue

The UK’s hottest Brasilian Barbecue, featuring chicken, beef and pork skewers cooked fresh to order on a custom made grill,…

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314

Inspired by good times and wild parties had in and around West Hollywood, 314 is a cocktail party bar with…

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Dish

Dish Dining Room & cocktail bar, winner of the Oliver Awards Best New Comer 2013 & short listed for Best…

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Rola Wala

Inspired by the Kati Rolls of Kolkata, Rola Wala brings the incredible experience of Indian street food to Leeds. Choose…

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Zaap

Step inside Zaap and you’ll be transported into a Bangkok street food market, with all its magical hustle and bustle,…

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Mean-Eyed Cat Bar

MEAN-EYED CAT BAR PRIDES ITSELF ON BEING A TOTALLY UNPRETENTIOUS AND EFFORTLESSLY COOL DRINKING DEN. THE DECOR INSIDE IS VISUALLY AMAZING, IT…

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Call Lane Social

An effortlessly cool hangout that is dedicated to giving you the warmest welcome on Call Lane. If you’re looking for…

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Hyde Park Book Club

Hyde Park Book Club is an arts space serving coffee, beers, wines and food on Leeds’ Hyde Park Corner. Through the…

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Blind Tyger

Our William Morris-esque papered walls are lined with cosy booths whilst curious trinkets and ornaments adorn the shelves and bookcases….

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Out of the Woods

We pride ourselves on creating exciting, healthy & delicious food & drinks with an emphasis on using fantastic local suppliers….

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The HiFi Club

The HiFi Club is an independent venue based in central Leeds. Three times winner of both the “Best Nightclub” and…

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Whites Deli

Whites serve homecooked, wholesome, locally sourced produce with award winning coffee, mouthwatering meats, organic veg, artisan patters, gourmet sandwiches &…

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Aagrah

Our philosophy is simple ~ to introduce the ‘spice of life’ to your lives. We are about so much more…

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Slate NQ

A vibrant new bar boasting three large outdoor terrace spaces opened in the up and coming area known as the…

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The Decanter

The Decanter Wine Bar is located at 17 Park Row, nested into the financial district of Leeds City Centre. A…

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Casa Colombiana

Casa Colombiana is an authentic latin bar and kitchen, where you will be treated to the full latin experience. You…

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Pizza Fella

We make and serve proper wood fired pizza from Claude our converted Citroen H van. All our pizzas are hand…

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Little Leeds Beerhouse

Open Since April 2015, Little Leeds Beerhouse has quickly become a staple of the craft beer scene in Leeds. Curating…

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Le Chalet Ltd

I have been a people person all my life; not always a good thing I suppose. I love my friends, my…

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The Shed Bar

Nestled beneath one of the many railway arches in the city centre lies The Shed Bar. Known for playing indie…

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Headrow House

Headrow House is a multi use arts and event space comprised of four floors featuring a large beer hall with giant…

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Crowd of Favours

Just off Kirkgate, the oldest street in Leeds, Crowd of Favours is a great place to kick back and relax…

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The Cross Keys

As you step through the door of The Cross Keys you are instantly transported from the hubbub of the city,…

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Wire Club

Wire is one of Leeds finest clubs pushing quality underground music in a friendly and intimate environment. Powered by a…

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Wapentake

We are an Artisan Bakery, Cafe & Bar dedicated to our love of Yorkshire. It may help you understand us…

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Love Rouge Bakery

A delightfully vintage bakery in the heart of Headingley. Specialising in bespoke cake design and cupcakes. Alongside our famous sweet…

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Verve

Friendly, independent bar, serving an extensive choice of bottled and draught beers and incredible cocktails. Verve is renowned for its…

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Almost Famous Burgers

Almost Famous Burgers has made its way across The Pennines from its home town of Manchester to bring its special…

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Brudenell Social Club

The Brudenell is a lively and fun-loving venue that embraces music and art under a wide and diverse umbrella that…

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Northern Monk Brewing Co.

Since the 7th century AD monks have produced and sold beer across Europe. In 1086, the Domesday book records the…

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Caravanserai

The Caravanserai: Creating sumptuous street food and delicious refreshments for fellow travellers since 1438. The Caravanserai was a movable feast,…

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Monsieur Dejeuner

Monsieur Dejeuner is a friendly café/crêpe shop with a french taste in the very heart of Headingley. We offer a…

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LS6 Café

LS6 Café, Bar and Restaurant is open every day from 9.00am until late serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. You can…

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Wharf Chambers

Wharf Chambers Cooperative Club is a bar and multi-use venue in the centre of Leeds run by a workers’ co-op…

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Wax Bar & Jukejoint

Situated in the thriving Northern Quarter; Wax Bar & Jukejoint is a throwback to the finest styles and sounds of…

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Salvo’s Restaurant

Salvo’s Restaurant is a neighbourhood family run restaurant in Headingley, serving genuine Italian food since 1976. Salvo’s remains one of…

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The Lakeside Café

A beautifully vibrant cafe set on the banks of Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park. Enjoy some of our exceptionally popular…

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Laynes Espresso

Since opening in 2011 Laynes has become known across the city, and arguably the country, for delivering consistency and quality…

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The East Village

An exciting new arrival to vibrant Hyde Park, The East Village brings an artistic edge and a casual cool to…

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Kapow Coffee

We serve coffee from our favourites La Bottega Milanese and North StarCoffee Roasters. Food is from quality local producers. Stockists of…

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Leeds Indie Food Festival

Leeds Indie Food Festival is a new, collaborative, independent festival of food and drink culture in Leeds taking place place…

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Ambiente Tapas Ltd

Ambiente Tapas specialises in Mediterranean Tapas and Sherry. We want to ensure our diners have the freshest food of the…

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The Sunshine Bakery

A charmingly small, family run independent bakery, situated in the revived Chapel Allerton for the past 5 years. They offer…

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MEATliquor Leeds

Opened in September 2014, MEATliquor Leeds is the sixth incarnation of the cult burger joint which started off the back…

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Norman Bar

Norman Bar is one of Leeds’ day and night hotspots. Situated right in the heart of the famous Call Lane,…

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Cha Lounge

Cha Lounge promotes a truly ethical and carbon neutral ethos by serving carefully chosen food and beverages sourced locally and…

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Bundobust

Bundobust started as a collaboration between award winning institutions Prashad (Gordan Ramsay’s Great British Restaurant finalists) and The Sparrow Bier…

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The Tiki Hideaway

Aloha! Welcome to our enticing Tiki Hideaway, the original and best tiki bar in Leeds City Centre! Drinks & good…

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Dock 29

An innovative and unique space created for Leeds, Dock 29 is a restaurant/bar with a big personality. A suspended aeroplane,…

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Oracle

Oracle is a stunning 360 degree split level venue located on the waterfront at Brewery Wharf. The lower ground floor…

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The Reform

Friendly independent bar, serving an extensive choice of prohibition-style cocktails bottled, craft and draught beers, we know how to let…

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Art’s Cafe

Having first opened its doors in 1994, Art’s Cafe is Leeds’ original cafe bar. It is one of the city’s…

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Casa Mia

Lovingly named the “Coffee Shop” by owners Marta, Francesco and the team, Casa Mia can be all things to all…

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Browns Greens

Located in Rawdon, Brown’s Greens is a warm, friendly and independent veggie cafe. We have a delicious selection of cakes, teas,…

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Café Moor

Welcome to Café Moor where we serve North African and Middle Eastern Street Food Style lunches, snacks, pastries, mint and…

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Hirst’s Yard

Stylish vintage décor sets the scene in Hirst’s Yard and the well stocked bar does the rest. The venue is…

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Crust & Crumb Bakery

Born out of a desire to give folk something better, Crust and Crumb promises good quality food, made fresh on…

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Roxy Ball Room

This expansive stripped-back space is jam-packed with ping pong and pool tables aimed at bringing out the big kid in…

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Pieminister Leeds

Pieminister have officially arrived in Leeds city centre. With a brand new flagship restaurant on two floors, located near the…

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Sela Bar & Pizzeria

Sela opened in 2004 with an idea to provide quality imported beers from around the world, fun cocktails to compliment…

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Appetite Deli

Appetite Deli and Corporate catering is located in the heart of Leeds’s central business district; ideally placed to pop in…

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Primo’s Hot Dogs

Located within the fabulous Leeds Corn Exchange Primo’s serve gourmet hot dogs loaded with fresh, original toppings. Established in 2011,…

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The Maven

With no sign above the downstairs entrance, The Maven remains a niche, individual and secret venue for those ‘in the…

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Nourish

The Nourish brand was created by nutritionist David Stache, personal trainer, Ben Pryor, and chef, Richard Pryor – their goal…

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Tharavadu

Tharavadu – The First authentic Kerala Restaurant in Leeds has become one the favourite dining spot of the region in…

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Cranberry

We love our coffee and we want you to as well, we have chosen beans that are grown in Brazil…

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Jackrabbits Pottery

Jackrabbits is a family and buggy-friendly studio for adults and children of all abilities to explore their creative sides. We…

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Northern Bloc

At Northern Bl°c our philosophy is based on the simple principle of delivering the highest quality & taste using only…

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Tong Tong

A surprising array of wonderful homemade desserts from East Asia freshly made daily using a combination of local produce and…

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Canal Mills

Canal Mills is a constantly evolving space for all mediums of creative output, from exhibitions, pop-up restaurants, live and electronic…

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House of Koko

Situated in Chapel Allerton, Leeds, House of Koko is the brain-child of Shanshan Zhu and Chris Ball. A properly independent…

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Grappolo

Bringing a genuine taste of Italy to Horsforth, Grappolo will be your perfect dining host. Whether you’re out for a…

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Bangwok

After getting a whole lot of love at our pop-up in Trinity Kitchen, we parked up our tuk-tuk and opened…

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Ecco Pizzeria

We are proud to serve you the most authentic Neapolitan Pizza & Gelato this side of Naples. We have gone…

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Friends of Ham

Friends of Ham, is a bar and charcuterie situated in the heart of Leeds. A continental-style café bar that has…

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The Faversham

The Faversham is a multi-purpose venue and event space that is infamous for hosting some of Leeds’ most memorable parties…

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The Office Bar

With it’s contemporary interior yet rustic feel, The Office Bar is a great little hideaway at the end of the…

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La Bottega Milanese Espresso Bar

A Leeds Coffee institution since 2009, La Bottega is a fusion concept of purist Italian & 3rd wave Espresso bar…

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Pinche Pinche

drink. We’re pushing the boundaries of Mexican food in Leeds with our innovative take on authentic dishes, many exclusive to…

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Roxy Lanes

Roxy Lanes is tucked away above Tesco, in Upper Basinghall Street and houses a cocktail bar with 4 ultra modern…

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Moments Coffee

Moments is a family-run independent café located in Leeds city centre and is a short walk from the train station….

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Ibérica Leeds

Located in the beautiful Grade II listed Hepper House, Iberica brings a taste of Spain to Leeds, offering authentic Spanish…

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Roland’s

Independent bar on Call Lane, serving proper drinks and good times to the people of Leeds. Roland’s is only bar…

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Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Located in Leeds’ vibrant Northern Quarter, Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen first opened its doors in 1934 as Leeds Children’s…

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Bilbao Bar

Bilbao bar opened on the 7th June 2014 and has quickly established itself as one of the coolest and friendliest…

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Alfred

The perfect neighbourhood bar. Located in Meanwood, Alfred takes the baton from North and runs with it. Amazing drinks are…

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The Reliance

With an equal emphasis on food and drink, the Reliance serves up bold seasonal dishes in an informal atmosphere, where…

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Haley & Clifford

We have a comprehensive range of local cheeses, local artisan baked bread, jams, chutneys, condiments & oils, delicious homemade cakes,…

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Lazy Lounge

Hello. Good Morning. Good Afternoon. Good Evening. We are Lazy Lounge. We are an independent bar tucked away just beyond…

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Sandinista

Si Ord opened Sandinista Leeds in 2002, named after the Clash’s fourth album and Nicaraguan revolutionary party the ‘Sandinistas’, everything…

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Social Bar

The Social is a welcome and welcoming new bar and hang-out in the city centre’s thriving Northern Quarter. A collaboration…

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Salvo’s Salumeria & Cafe

The Salumeria & Café (Italian Delicatessen) offers an authentic range of cured meats, hams & Italian cheeses, breads & genuine…

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Further North

Where your front room meets your favourite local! Little sister to the legendary Northbar on New Briggate in the Leeds…

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The Brewery Tap

The Brewery Tap is conveniently situated next to Leeds train station, just minutes from both the shops and the financial…

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WOLF

At WOLF we bring traditional Italian street food from the carts of Italy to the people of the Leeds. Tapping…

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The Turks Head

Opened in early 2016, The Turk’s Head is already regarded as one the most beautiful bars in Yorkshire, hidden just…

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The White Swan

Immediately adjacent to the world famous City Varieties Music Hall and tucked up the Swan Street alley off Briggate, The…

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Corn Exchange

Leeds Corn Exchange is one of Britain’s finest Victorian buildings and a Grade 1 listed structure. Designed by Cuthbert Brodrick…

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Graze

Serving some of the best Breakfasts and Lunches one could want. What started as a takeaway sandwich shop has become…

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LAB

Positioned on the corner of the Northern entrance to the Merrion Centre, in full view of the First Direct Arena,…

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