Restaurants In Leeds City Centre

From buzzy Trinity to the stunning Victoria Quarter and historic Corn Exchange, this city is jam-packed with tasty eateries for shoppers and late-night revellers alike. Whether you're looking for a quick bite to eat or somewhere more intimate come a special occasion, our top picks of restaurants in Leeds city centre are sure to hit the spot.

Last updated on 30th September 2022

Rosa's Thai Cafe Leeds

141 user reviews 4

Rosa's Thai Cafe has already seen huge success elsewhere and has now become one of the top Leeds restaurants. With an outdoor terrace for sunny days and a vast menu of all your favourites - chicken satay, massaman curry and pad Thai, to name a few - this place is a no-brainer.

Found near the station, inside the landmark Old Post Office building, Restaurant Bar & Grill is about as central as it gets for a restaurant round these parts. Better yet, the dining space is stunning, while the menu of British and pan-Asian fare is sure to wow in equal measure.

The Box Leeds

296 user reviews 4

The Box Leeds is a brilliant place to while away an afternoon with your mates. As well as regular sports screenings, a huge drinks offering and a selection of Mexican street food, the venue also hosts shuffleboard tournaments for those after a little friendly competition.

Riva Blu - Leeds

2 user reviews 5

When in need of Italian restaurants in Leeds city centre, look no further than Riva Blu on Park Row. Not only does this gorgeous spot have a gentle colour palette and hanging flowers, but also a range of Italian dishes to keep pasta, pizza and meat-lovers happy.

Gusto Leeds

180 user reviews 4

If you're after the best Italian restaurants in Leeds city centre, Gusto know a thing or two about dishing up mean pizza and pasta. Nosh on the freshest quality ingredients while enjoying the beautiful interiors - think charming fairy lights and decorative fauna.

If you love fusion food, then you'll definitely be impressed with Casa Leeds and their amazing Colombian, Venezuelan, Peruvian and Mexican bites. Fancy a cocktail? Sip on the signature house fuego negro martini, a take on the classic espresso.

MOJO Leeds

153 user reviews 4

Take a trip to the Deep South with a little help from this Merrion Street dive bar. MOJO's ethos is all about great times, good music and food that feeds the soul, knocking up a beastly menu of giant burgers or vegan fast food.

Veeno Leeds

644 user reviews 5

Italian restaurants don't get much better than Veeno, a Leeds city centre spot that's dedicated to wine, fresh pasta and antipasti. This relaxed spot feels romantic and rustic, making it ideal come date night or wanting to find your next favourite bottle.


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Arguably prettiest of restaurants around, Angelica is located on the sixth floor of Trinity. Not only does it feature a stunning wraparound bar and floor-to-ceiling windows, but it also has a rooftop terrace – providing an idyllic backdrop while you tuck into their classic British menu.

One of the best vegan and veggie restaurants in the city, Eat Your Greens is whipping up a host of ethical small and large plates, meaning you can fill your boots feeling guilt-free. And with an in-built grocery store to boot, you'll be able to recreate your favourite dishes from the comfort of your own kitchen.

It may have a reputation for bringing the party when the sun goes down, but you'd be surprised to learn that Revolution also comes up trumps in the kitchen department. Gather the girls for an evening spent sipping cocktails and feasting on flatbreads, burgers or salads.

Renowned for cooking up award-winning tapas and Spanish-themed drinks, El Gato Negro is bound to have something for everyone. Grab a table within the gorgeous dining room and expect an evening of squid ink crackers, cauliflower cheese croquettes and three different kinds of sangria. Salud.

If you're after a show-stopping meal, look no further than Teppanyaki, a Japanese restaurant where your food is prepared, flipped and seared right in front of you. The central location also makes it an obvious choice if you're catching a show at the Grande Theatre or the First Direct Arena.

This vibrant restaurant is putting its own spin on a number of street food classics from around the country. Order from Indian Tiffin Room's lip-smacking menu and get ready for a truly delicious evening of spicy dosas, filled puris, grilled kebabs and flavoursome curries.