Outdoor Restaurants In Leeds
It's not just toasty temps and blue skies that welcome a season of alfresco dining. Venues across the city are making sure their gardens, patios and terraces are cosy in winter and sun-drenched in summer. So, without further ado, check out our roundup of outdoor restaurants in Leeds and discover some of the city's finest alfresco eats.
Thought that The Alchemist was just the destination for bubbling drinks and dry ice? Think again, because this gem also happens to be one of the best outdoor restaurants in Leeds Trinity. Head to the plush terrace for quirky brunches, stylish mains and plenty more.
Cooking up lemongrass-flavoured chicken skewers, sweetcorn patties and tasty curries, Rosa's Thai Cafe is a perfect pick if you're craving something a little different. And if you're after Leeds city centre restaurants with alfresco opportunities? Their extensive terrace certainly won't disappoint.
While also a lively party palace when the sun goes down, Cuckoo is delivering the goods in the food department too. Featuring an intimate rooftop terrace and streetside tables, this top spot is great for weekend bottomless brunches, kooky cocktails and piles of pizza.
Hawkhill Tavern's garden space is covered and heated in winter and a sun trap come summer, with a menu of Korean BBQ wings, hand-stretched pizzas and overflowing tacos to boot. Better yet? You can wash all of that fine grub down with craft beer.
Spread over three floors and primed for all your eating, drinking and event needs, The Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen is a multifaceted space. They're keeping you filled up on hearty street eats and comfort food - oh, and did we mention the rooftop terrace?
Looking to eat your Sunday lunch outside in Leeds? The Adelphi has just the thing, serving up real ales and artisan spirits alongside piled-high plates of meat, veggies and lashings of gravy. They've also got a double whammy of seating, both out front and in their back garden.
Bottomless brunches, gin masterclasses, a handsome cocktail menu... it's all up for grabs at Banyan Leeds. As for outdoor space? Groups of drinkers and diners descend upon the patio in droves, keeping the tables filled morning, noon and night.
Looking for heated outdoor dining in Leeds? Nestled in the Dock is The Canary Bar, which is sporting a terrace with views across the water. To keep you refreshed, there's an all-day menu of Greek salad, burgers and mezze, topped off by a choice of heady concoction or local beers.
A Victorian-themed den with a sun-drenched terrace, The Lost & Found is a top choice for botanical cocktails and European fare. Housed within an impressive building and with menus suited for vegans, veggies and carnivores alike, this restaurant and bar is an ideal choice.
For its must-try menu of both traditional and re-imagined Thai dishes, Chaophraya has got to be one of the best outdoor restaurants in Leeds city centre. But that's not all... They're fronting an exciting range of cocktails to wash down your meal. Chin chin.
Slug and Lettuce is bringing affordable outdoor dining to the city centre, thanks to its Park Row venue. Offering everything from weekday dinners and happy hours to bottomless brunches and lunchtime bites, this restaurant also has an ace alfresco terrace.
Complete with a patio for outdoor dining, Browns is the beautiful brasserie offering up classic British fare, seasonal dishes and daily fish specials. There's even a gorgeous afternoon tea, plus plenty of Champagne and cocktails to enjoy throughout your meal.
With an incredible izakaya-style menu and a roof terrace equipped for heated outdoor dining in the cooler months or soaking up the sun in summer, Issho is winning points for style and substance. The perfect place for a special occasion, the restaurant and bar also has a number of signature cocktails available.
Home to one of the biggest and best beer gardens in Leeds, The Cross Keys is a favourite among local punters all year round. Make your way to the Water Lane pub and restaurant for Sunday lunches, gastro bites and charming service while chilling with your mates.
A one-stop shop of brunch, booze and international fare, Canal Club is the stylish bar featuring waterfront seating for all your alfresco dining needs. Whet your whistle with fun cocktails, before munching on a mouthwatering selection of global tapas dishes.
When it comes to alfresco dining in Leeds, East 59th is raising the game... literally. Touting a sky-high bar that offers sweeping views of the city centre and opportunities for the 'Gram, this New York-themed space is great for mate dates and romantic evenings alike.
It's not hard to see why Angelica is regarded as one of Leeds' best rooftop restaurants. Along with a mouthwatering menu of fine dining dishes, a beautiful sky-high terrace and a stellar selection of cocktails, the Trinity haunt boasts enviable views across the city.
The oldest pub in Leeds, Whitelock's Ale House and The Turks Head has been going since the 1700s. Get down to the charming Briggate watering hole where you'll find the finest pub grub, a fresh catch of the day, craft ales and a spacious beer garden.