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 eats.

Last updated on 16th March 2023

The Adelphi

Looking to eat your Sunday lunch outside? 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.

Hawkhill Tavern

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.


Sitting pretty atop the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, SkyLounge is one of the most glamorous restaurants with outdoor seating in Leeds. Expect floor-to-ceiling windows, panoramic views and a menu pairing signature cocktails with brunch, afternoon tea and more.

The Midnight Bell

Serving up a collection of pub grub classics and own-brand cask ales, The Midnight Bell is coming up trumps in the Urban Village. Meet your pals in the courtyard and settle down for freshly poured pints, a chilled out lunch or an indulgent Sunday roast.

Canal Club

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.


With an incredible izakaya-style menu and a roof terrace equipped for heated outdoor dining in the cooler months or soaking up the sun come 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.

The Lamb and Flag

Whether you came for the wide selection of real ales or menu of classic pub grub, chances are that you'll be staying for the outdoor areas. Along with a first floor private terrace, The Lamb and Flag also has a courtyard beer garden clad with pretty fairy lights.