Best Christmas Dinners In Leeds

Ah, Christmas – it really is the most wonderful time of the year. Not just because we get to douse ourselves in holiday cheer and catch up with our families, but also because ‘tis the season to quite literally stuff our faces. Whether it’s a pub roast by a roaring fire or a bougie buffet at a decadent restaurant, this city is packed with places offering all kinds of festive feasts. If you’re in charge of organising this year’s do, then check out our list of Christmas dinners in Leeds.

Last updated on 1st November 2022

The Library, Leeds

34 user reviews 4

Thanks to festive burgers, cracking chicken wings and beaut holiday buffets, The Library leaves you spoilt for choice. Saved room for some pud? There are indulgent donut stacks and carmelised orange cheesecake to keep you satiated.

Bower's Tap Leeds

61 user reviews 4

Fronting 2 and 3-course set menus and Christmas buffet spreads, Bower's Tap Leeds delivers on all fronts. Whether you're looking for a dinner feast alongside your nearest and dearest or to have a pal-packed boozy bash, you can't go wrong with this cosy spot.

Beck & Call

307 user reviews 5

Full of hidden nooks to hunker down in, Beck & Call is the cosy boozer within the suburbs of North Leeds that puts on one hell of a Christmas dinner. From roast turkey with all the trimmings and warming beef Bourguignon to a big buffet menu, the traditional festivities will leave you happy.

Veeno Leeds

644 user reviews 5

After Christmas Day dinner in Leeds? To make yours an Italian affair, Veeno is your best bet. There are themed afternoon teas, including scrumptious panettone, alongside three-course set menus of authentic festive favourites.

The Scarbrough Hotel

253 user reviews 5

One of the best places for Christmas dinner in Leeds city centre, The Scarbrough Hotel not only dishes out heavenly roasts, but also party-perfect buffets. The spread will be finger food galore, with toad in the hole bites, creamy goat's cheese and spinach croquettes to boot.

The Adelphi

16 user reviews 5

The Adelphi will be serving up a delicious variety of sumptuous roasts this winter season. Expect plates piled high with succulent cuts of meat, crispy spuds, luscious gravy and lots of veggies. Boasting Christmas decor and toasty fireplaces, it's a top-tier shout.

The Malt Brewhouse

96 user reviews 5

The Malt Brewhouse has one of the best Christmas lunches in Leeds, featuring mouthwatering street food. From warming pretzels with garlic dip to beetroot falafels and wood-fired pizzas, there is also craft beers on tap and mulled wine waiting to be poured.

Editor's Draught, Leeds

83 user reviews 5

For a festive menu in Leeds, check out Editor's Draught. Gorge on everything from halloumi fries and chicken wings to plant-based burgers. Plus, you can feast on buffet bites if you're looking for places to host your Christmas office party.

Piccolo - Leeds

1 user review 5

For bigger group bookings come seasonal celebrations, look no further than Piccolo Leeds, who know just how to treat your party. Expect multi-course menus of crowd-pleasing Italian fare - think calamari, pan-fried sea bass and chocolate fondant.

If you're on the hunt for the perfect Christmas dinner in 2022, The Lamb and Flag caters to all tastes. With an inviting dining room of exposed brick walls as your backdrop, you can tuck into a magnificent sit-down meal, complete with three courses for £34.95.


3 user reviews 4

If you fancy a bit more of a sophisticated celebration, pop over to Angelica, a gorgeous rooftop restaurant where the bar is framed by flowers. You and your party will get to fill up on a Christmas feast accompanied by all the trimmings, then wash it down with a few cocktails.

The Ivy is a beautiful place for your get-together with friends or family, as it has vibrant botanical décor, plush velvet seats and pretty plates of seasonal favourites. There's also a vast range of Christmas cocktails up for grabs, so you know you'll be swilling your grub down with the very best themed drinks.