From authentic Italian pizza parlours to renowned curry houses and incredible chicken shops, our city is not short of world-class scran. And while you may not be able to head to your favourite spots during lockdown, some of the city's best restaurants are now delivering; meaning you can still savour your favourite dishes, only in your PJs instead. Stuck for inspo? Check out our guide to Leeds’ best takeaways and deliveries here.
Absurd Bird and Asburd Vird: The city’s finest chicken connoisseurs, Absurd Bird are now letting you enjoy their signature wings, stacked burgers and piri piri tenders in the comfort of your own home. And if you're looking for vegan deliveries in Leeds? Their plant-based counterpart, Absurd Vird, offers fried Chckn alongside all sorts of meat-free goodies.
MEATLiquor: Nowhere does junk food delivery in Leeds quite like MEATLiquor. Purveyors of some of the finest hangover-beating scran around, the online menu is packed full of chilli cheese fries, deep-fried pickles and creamy mac ’n’ cheese bites.
Humpit: If lockdown lows have got you on the hunt for healthy food deliveries in Leeds, then Humpit is the place to head. The independent restaurant specialises in all things hummus and pitta bread, with mezze platters and colourful salads taking centre stage.
Fat Hippo: Fat Hippo is one of our top picks for burger delivery in Leeds. The triple-stacked buns come packed full of juicy patties, oozing cheese and smoky bacon. And for those keeping things meat-free? There’s also a selection of veggie options, from the Harlem Fake to the Oprah Sin Free.
Zaap Thai Street Food: One of the most fun restaurants in Leeds, Zaap Thai Street Food brings a slice of a buzzing Bangkok night market to the heart of the city centre. And now? You can enjoy this place’s signature dishes at home by making an online order or heading to the kitchen with one of their handy DIY meal kits.
Death Valley Burrito: Another takeaway now open in Leeds is Death Valley Burrito; the Mexican haunt with some serious attitude. Found on Boar Lane, the independent spot is serving up filthy loaded fries and bulging burritos, packed full of pulled pork, smoky chicken and mixed pinto beans.
Indian Tiffin Room: For a zero-effort curry night at home, why not call in the experts? The team at Indian Tiffin Room have been supplying the people of Leeds with top-notch regional street food for the past three years. Expect rich creamy sauces and slow-cooked tandoori delights.
BrewDog: While this uber cool craft beer and shuffleboard venue on North Street remains closed, the team are still delivering their mouthwatering menu of stonebaked pizzas every Friday and Saturday night. Toppings include white truffle pecorino, smashed Napoli tomatoes and Temple of Seitan strips, with bundle deals available too.
Chaophraya: Looking for fine dining delivery in Leeds? Chaophraya is one of the city’s glitziest restaurants and is now offering its gourmet Thai dishes to enjoy at home. Feast on sharing platters, massaman curries and traditional salads, washed down with an ice cold bottle of Chang.
Zumu Sushi: Zumu Sushi are our go-to guys when it comes to sushi delivery in Leeds. Perfect for brightening up your lunch hour, their rolls, salads and soups are made from the freshest of ingredients, using age-old Japanese techniques.
Franco Manca: One of the best pizza takeaways in Leeds, Franco Manca offers fresh sourdough slices that are easy on the wallet. Prices start at just £5.20, with homemade dipping sauces and gluten-free options also available.
The Box: One of the city's most popular sports bars, The Box may be better known for its unbeatable matchday atmosphere than it's food, but trust us when we say you don't want to miss out on these drool-worthy dishes. Available for delivery online, menu highlights include vegan kebabs, spicy beef nachos and spare ribs doused in Louisiana BBQ sauce.
Yuzu Street Food: Yuzu is known for its drool-worthy offering of Asian fusion dishes, from fluffy bao to katsu curry, steaming ramen and spicy Korean wings. If you’re looking for food delivery in Leeds that will pack a punch in the flavour department, there’s nowhere better than this Briggate spot.
Bundobust: Perfect for a midweek pick-me-up or match day feast, Bundobust offers authentic Indian street food at pocket-friendly prices. The entirely vegetarian (and mostly gluten-free) menu is made up of homemade bhajis, hearty dhals and paneer curries, with combo deals for groups of two and four.
Beer Hawk: While Beer Hawk is saving the day when it comes to your at home craft brew needs, the modern venue has now also teamed-up with Slap & Pickle Burgers to offer juicy buns and loaded fries to accompany your favourite sips.
Cat’s Pyjamas: Cat’s Pyjamas is another one of our top picks for Indian takeaways in Leeds. The Headingley street food and craft beer haunt is well-loved among the city’s students, with a huge selection of vibrant curries and tasty sides made from local and sustainably sourced ingredients.
The Viet Baker: For something a little bit different, The Viet Baker offers a selection of Vietnamese delicacies to enjoy at home. From their famous Bánh Mí, a traditional meat or veggie baguette, to their signature Phở which is simmered all night long, these dishes will transport you to the streets of Hanoi in no time at all.
Pizza Fella: On the hunt for Leeds' best pizza deliveries? Pizza Fella should be on your radar. The city centre parlour serves some of the finest Neapolitan slices in the biz, cooked on a traditional wood-fired oven and topped with fresh Italian cured meat.
Tharavadu: Another venue to add to your Indian takeaway bucket list, Tharavadu cooks up Kerala cuisine, with a specific focus on seafood dishes. Chow down on fragrant fish curries and king crab, with plenty of plates for those following a gluten-free, halal or vegan diet too.
Fancy getting busy in the kitchen but not quite sure where to start? Check out our guide to the UK's very best DIY meal kits here.