Leeds is a real eater’s paradise these days. With loads of interesting eateries fed by the city’s street food culture and so much choice, the best restaurants in Leeds have plenty of treats to offer. Find out all you need to know below.
Though not quite so famous for curry as neighbouring Bradford, Leeds still has a glut of brilliant Indian restaurants. There are still plenty of traditional curry houses, but interesting variations offering different regional options or vegetarian alternatives are emerging, too.
The days when there was nothing other than sandwiches and McDonalds on offer for lunch in Leeds are well behind us. Loads of cool cafés and restaurants in Leeds city centre offer fast, tasty and convenient food for shoppers and workers. Here are three excellent choices:
Sometimes it feels like you can’t trip up in Leeds without landing face-first in a delicious burger. These three offer something particularly special, though.
Wagyu beef tends to come from Japan and is very tender and has a buttery flavour, with lots of fat marbling which makes the cut of meat usually much more fat than flesh. A good piece of wagyu beef will be so soft it will melt in your mouth, which is what makes it so desirable.
The reason it costs a lot is the care that goes into raising wagyu breeds. Breeding cows are fed on grass pasture and calves are given a very strict diet (as well as being put in jackets when the weather gets cold) to ensure the highest quality meat.
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It’s fair to say I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with shopping, particularly at the Trafford Centre. The one thing that gets me through the sometimes-necessary trips to such places is the hope of finding somewhere good to dine when I’m finished. You’d think that’d be easy at the Trafford Centre, after all there are over 50 places to eat and drink. Although the majority are either coffee shops or the usual sort of chains you can find on any retail park - from Pizza Express and Nando’s to T.G.I Fridays and Frankie & Benny’s - there are several more interesting options too.