Where to get the best vegetarian food in Leeds

Where to get the best vegetarian food in Leeds

Eating out as a vegetarian can be a bit tricky sometimes. But in the city of Leeds, you’ll be pretty well covered with a variety of different cuisines! In celebration of National Vegetarian Week, we’ve put together of where you can get the best vegetarian food in Leeds.

Roots and Fruits (Grand Arcade) – one of the most long running and well known vegetarian and vegan cafes in Leeds, serving a delicious array of breakfasts, salads, sandwiches and burgers, as well as tempting desserts.

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Hyde Park Book Club (Headingley Lane) – an intimate setting, often playing host to unique events, with a fully vegetarian menu, famed for using the Vegetarian Butcher in many of their dishes.

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Bundobust (Mill Hill) – a local favourite known for their vegetarian Indian street food and craft beers, Bundobust have quickly risen to be one of the top vegetarian choices in Leeds.

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Global Tribe Cafe (Swan Street) – tucked away down Swan Street and above their crystal and gift shop, the cafe has an excellent vegetarian and vegan menu, with their homemade soups being a popular choice.

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Black Swan (Call Lane) – whilst they don’t serve a fully vegetarian menu, Black Swan have have introduced ‘Meat Free Mondays’ where they serve a different, 100% vegetarian 4-course tasting menu every week for just £18.95.

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The Grub & Grog (Sheaf Street) – a vegetarian and vegan friendly cafe serving breakfast and lunch using ethically sourced and organic ingredients to create a wonderful menu that caters for everyone.

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Hansa’s (North Street) – offering award-winning vegetarian Indian cuisine that is often cited as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Leeds, with the owner Hansa having her own cookery school and cookbook.

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Nichols Vegetarian Delicatessen (Harrogate Road) – venture out of the city centre up to Chapel Allerton where this small cosy cafe serves a range of sandwiches, salads and light lunches, all vegetarian of course.

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Anand Sweets (Harehills Road) – another out of town restaurant but not one to be overlooked, they have a huge range of traditional Indian sweets, as well as curries, chaats and savoury snacks.

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Humpit (Corn Exchange) – a vegetarian classic, head to Humpit for authentic and great tasting vegan food, focusing (obviously) on hummus and pita, and serving delicious freshly made juices.

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Filmore & Union (Harrogate Road) situated up in Moortown, this intimate cafe and deli is vegetarian and vegan friendly, with a focus on healthy and nutritious food, without compromising on flavour. They’re dog friendly too!

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Inkwell Cafe (Potternewton Lane) – a creative art space for positive mental health in Chapel Allerton, Inkwell also have a vegetarian cafe on Saturdays, offering a menu filled with fresh, ethical and homemade breakfast and lunches.

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Cantina @ The Old Red Bus Station (Vicar Lane) – whilst they opened up over a year ago, the unique bar/arts and event space have just opened a 100% vegan canteen with an impressively varied menu.

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P.S. If you want to be within easy reach of all these amazing cafes and restaurants, check out these properties we currently have to rent in Leeds!

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Focus On: Chapel Allerton

Focus On: Chapel Allerton

Chapel Allerton is one of the most sought after spots in Leeds, with its own community of unique shops, stylish bars, gorgeous restaurants and a thriving events scene. We currently have several apartments available in the popular Allerton Croft development, which will give you access to all the suburb has to offer, whilst being only 10 minutes from Leeds city centre.

– The apartments –

All of the apartments available in Allerton Croft boast a bright, open-plan living area, with plenty of space for all your furniture. Through an archway you’ll find the modern kitchen, complete with integrated appliances including a stainless steel oven/hob, washer/dryer, and tall fridge/freezer.

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Allerton Croft is situated down a quiet street, round the corner from the beautiful Potternewton Park, just a short walk from the centre of Chapel Allerton. This vibrant suburb has a village-like feel, boasting its own high street with unique shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and so much more. Chapel Allerton is a charming, sought-after area with a great community spirit, and offers excellent access to the buzzing city centre of Leeds, which can be reached by car or public transport in just 10 minutes. Neighbouring suburbs include Meanwood, Roundhay and Moortown.

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– Best bits –

Find your every day essentials: Tesco express, Esso, Lidl, The Co-op, Natwest, HSBC, Yorkshire Bank, Allerton Medical Centre and Chapel Allerton Hospital, all within walking distance.

Relax in nearby parks: Potternewton Park, Chapel Allerton Park, Roundhay Park and Gledhow Park.

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Get fit: Yoga Kula, So Pilates, Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym, Elevations Academy for Dance or Scott Hall Leisure Centre.

Have lunch or a snack: Nichols Vegetarian Deli, Crust & Crumb, The Sunshine Bakery, House of Koko or Opposite Cafe.

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Shop at independent stores: The Pink Banana, Chirpy, Angels Too, Casablanca, New Collection, Armadillo Toys, Oaks, Fit to Bust, Rustic Pine, Sugar & Rhubarb and Form Bespoke Jewellers.

Find your specialist shops: Simply Cakes, George & Joseph Cheesemongers, Tarbett’s Fishmongers, Neil Smith Butchers and The Perfumed Garden.

Treat yourself to a meal out: Sukhothai, Aagrah, Siam Oriental, Casa Mia, Pinche Pinche Mexican, El Bareto, The Olive Tree, The Hummingbird or Sami’s Moroccan.

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Indulge in some culture: Inkwell Arts, Seven Arts and Chapel Allerton Library.

Grab a drink: Zed Bar, The Manor, The Hub, The Mustard Pot, The Regent, The Bay Horse Inn, Further North, The Woods, The Nags Head, The Three Hulats, Kith & Kin, The Pit or Veuve Bar De Champagne.

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Get a trim: Cutting Room Creative, Lucy Craske Health & Beauty Salon, Cold Bath Barber Shop, David Michael Hair, Mod Salons, Moriarty’s Hair Salon, Beauty Spot, Jon Kinsey Salon, Emerald Hair & Beauty, Noveau Nails or Aone Beauty Salon.

Find your dream two bed apartment in Yorkshire!

Find your dream two bed apartment in Yorkshire!

Whether you’re moving in with a friend, or are a couple who want a little extra room, we have a range of two bedroom apartments available, from new builds to quirky character properties, located in the best cities in Yorkshire; Leeds, York, Sheffield and Wakefield. Bonus: all have on site parking!

Allerton Croft, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

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Enjoy loft-style living in this gorgeous top floor apartment located in the vibrant suburb of Chapel Allerton, just 10 minutes from Leeds city centre. The unique apartment features a spacious lounge with laminate flooring, sloping ceilings and velux/circular windows. Round the corner is the fully equipped kitchen with oven/hob, fridge/freezer, washer/dryer and microwave. The apartment has two spacious bedrooms, both fitted with carpet and built in wardrobes. The house bathroom features a white three-piece suite including shower over bath.

Price: £600pcm | £300pcm each

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Mansion Gate Mews, Chapel Allerton, Leeds

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Also located in the buzzing suburb of Chapel Allerton, this spacious apartment is truly stunning! The separate lounge is bright and spacious, fitted with laminate flooring, and a door leads through to the beautiful dining area, complete with French door and a Juliet balcony. Through an arch way is the newly refurbished kitchen, finished with oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. The two double bedrooms are spacious and carpeted, with the master bedroom benefitting from an ensuite shower room, which along with the house bathroom, have both been recently refurbished.

Price: £775pcm | £387.50pcm each

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Papyrus Works, Newton Kyme, Selby

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If you’re looking for a new build apartment located within half an hour of both Leeds and York city centres, then these just-completed apartments are perfect for you! Situated in the peaceful village of Newton Kyme near Tadcaster, you’ll get the best of city-style living in a beautiful rural location. The apartments have a large open plan living are and gorgeous kitchen fitted with oven and hob, offering plenty of room for dining table and chairs. As well as the two bedroom apartments, there is also one self-contained coach house which benefits from all the same features, as well as having its own private entrance!

Price: £600pcm | £300pcm each

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Maplehurst Avenue, Clifton/Heworth, York

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Want to have easy access to the beautiful York city centre, but want to be away from the hustle and bustle? Located just 10 minutes from the centre, this modern apartment gives you the best of both worlds, situated between the suburbs of Clifton and Heworth. The apartment boasts a beautiful separate lounge, and fully equipped kitchen with oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer. The two bedrooms are fitted with carpet, and the house bathroom is fitted with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath.

Price: £550pcm | £275pcm each

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Foster, Millsands, Sheffield city centre

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Live within walking distance of Sheffield city centre in this fully furnished apartment, overlooking the River Don. Enjoy an open plan living area with newly refurbished kitchen, complete with oven/hob, fridge/freezer and washer/dryer, as well as 2 sofas, coffee table, dining table and chairs in the lounge area. The bedrooms come with double beds and set of drawers, whilst the bathroom has shower over bath. The rent includes £26pcm for water, and on site parking is available!

Price: £586pcm | £293pcm each

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Vaughan Way, Chapelthorpe, Wakefield

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If you’re looking for a peaceful, more secluded place to live, this self-contained apartment located in the suburb of Chapelthorpe, just 15 minutes from Wakefield city centre, and 10 minutes from the renowned Yorkshire Sculpture Park! The apartment has its own entrance, leading up to a separate lounge and kitchen fully fitted with white goods. There are two double bedrooms and a house bathroom with white three-piece suite. The cul de sac position means this apartment enjoys the peace and quiet, whilst still being within easy reach of local amenities.

Price: £380pcm | £190pcm each

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Find your perfect one bedroom apartment in Yorkshire

Find your perfect one bedroom apartment in Yorkshire

If you and your partner are feeling all loved up after Valentine’s Day and thinking of moving in together, we have a range of one bedroom apartments in Leeds, York and Halifax.

Caesar Court, York

Do you an your partner dream of living in the beautiful city centre of York? This stylish one bedroom apartment is located just minutes from York train station, whilst still being within a peaceful area. Being on the ground floor, you’ll benefit from having a lovely private patio area.

Price: £700pcm | £350pcm each

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Mansion Gate, Leeds

Are you looking for a one bedroom apartment close to Leeds city centre? We have an amazing property within a popular development in the vibrant suburb of Chapel Allerton. The apartment boasts a spacious lounge with French doors, newly refurbished kitchen and bathroom, and on site parking.

Price: £675pcm | £337.50pcm each

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Barwick Place, Newton Kyme

Do you love Leeds city centre but prefer to live in the peaceful suburbs? Then this new build, one bedroom apartment in Newton Kyme is perfect for you. Located near Tadcaster and just 30 minutes from Leeds city centre, you’ll get the best of city and rural life.

Price: £520pcm | £260pcm each

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Sommerville Mews, Pudsey 

Located in the up and coming suburb of Pudsey between Leeds and Bradford, this one bedroom flat benefits from being within walking distance of shops, parks and the train station. The apartment features all white goods, a built in double wardrobe, and on site parking.

Price: £500pcm | £250pcm each

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Opus Point, Halifax

Situated in the perfect commuter town with easy access to Leeds, Bradford, Huddersfield, Wakefield and Manchester, this apartment is ideal for young working professionals. The property has many great features including white goods, dishwasher, breakfast bar, fitted wardrobe and allocated parking.

Price: £475pcm | £237.50pcm each

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Lakeside Walk, Rawdon

A beautiful one bedroom apartment in Rawdon, located between Horsforth and Yeadon. This picturesque location is perfect for those who love the nature, with Larkfield Dam just a short walk away. The ground floor flat features a small front garden, re-modelled kitchen, stunning fireplace and parking.

Price: £475pcm | £237.50pcm each

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Chapel Allerton: The Urban Village

Chapel Allerton: The Urban Village

If you want to live in one of the most sought after suburbs in Leeds, then Chapel Allerton is the place to be. Termed the ‘urban village’, this buzzing suburb has its own village-like community with quirky shops, unique restaurants, stylish bars and a thriving events scene, as well as having the amazing city centre of Leeds just a 10 minute journey away.

Where to live 

At Space Property we currently have several apartments available in this popular suburb. Located on the prestigious Mansion Gate development near the centre of the suburb, we have a fantastic one bedroom apartment which features:

  • Spacious open-plan living area
  • Newly refurbished kitchen complete with oven/hob, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer
  • Lounge with laminate flooring, two windows and French doors
  • Double bedroom fitted with carpet
  • Recently renovated bathroom fitted with white three-piece suite including shower over bath

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Also at the Mansion Gate development, we have an impressive two bedroom apartment which boasts:

  • Separate lounge with laminate flooring
  • Dining room with French doors and Juliet balcony
  • Refurbished kitchen complete with oven/hob, washer/dryer and fridge/freezer
  • Two double bedrooms fitted with carpet
  • Bedroom one benefits from an ensuite shower room
  • Bedroom two boasts a separate dressing room
  • Brand new bathroom fitted with white three-piece suite including shower over bath

Mansion Gate lies within a gated community featuring private parking, video door entry system and security alarms.

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Situated close to Potternewton Park in the Allerton Croft development we have another two bedroom apartment located on the top floor.

  • Spacious lounge fitted with laminate flooring, and features a large round window, a velux window and sloping ceilings
  • Modern kitchen with oven/hob, fridge/freezer, washer, built in microwave and dishwasher
  • Two bedrooms, one double and one single, both fitted with carpet
  • The master bedroom features a large round window and a built in wardrobe, whilst the second bedroom boasts a velux window
  • Tiled bathroom complete with a white three-piece suite including shower over bath

The communal grounds of Allerton Croft provide allocated parking, and the building benefits from a lift and intercom system.

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Where to go?

  • Chapel Allerton Park and Potternewton Park
  • Inkwell Arts and Seven Arts centres
  • Scott Hall Leisure Centre and Chapel Allerton Tennis, Squash & Gym
  • Edinburgh Bicycle Co-Op
  • So Pilates and Yoga Kula
  • Independent shops: Armadillo Toys, Chirpy, Angels and Angels Too, Simply Cakes, Casablanca, George & Joseph Cheesemongers, The Pink Banana, The Perfumed Garden
  • Restaurants: El Bareto, Sukothai, Pinche Pinche, Siam Oriental, Aagrah, Sami’s, The Mad Greek, Olive Tree, Arti’s, Casa Mia
  • Cafes/delis: Cup and Saucer by Opposite, Nichols Vegetarian Deli, Crust & Crumb, The Sunshine Bakery, Wrap and Roll, House of Koko

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Christmas Shopping in Yorkshire

Christmas Shopping in Yorkshire

With the big day only one month away, we’re kicking off our Christmas blog series with some present ideas! It’s hard every year to think of something original to buy your family and friends, but our list of local shops in Yorkshire will provide those special and unique gifts that you can guarantee nobody else will have!

Leeds

  • Great Yorkshire Shop, Corn Exchange: Support Yorkshire producers by purchasing your Christmas presents here! They sell Henderson’s Relish, leaf tea from Sheffield’s Birdhouse Tea Company, and natural skincare products from Whitby’s Sweet Cecily’s
  • The Traditional Shaving Company, Grand Arcade: For all your bearded friends, pick up an old school wet shave kit or some top-notch products to keep their beard in place
  • Chirpy, Chapel Allerton: a creative design store and workshop where you can find some unique home accessories and even take part in some workshops to learn how to do it yourself!

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  • Little Leeds Beer House, Corn Exchange: A haven for craft beers with an extensive selection of the finest beers from Yorkshire and beyond!
  • On The Wall, Boar Lane: You can find everything here from classic film posters to artsy prints, trendy t-shirts to incredible canvases
  • OK Comics, Briggate: Know a comic fanatic? Get yourself to OK Comics where they offer an impression selection of classic comics and graphic novels
  • Armadillo Toys, Chapel Allerton and Horsforth: The best independent toyshop in Leeds and a child’s dream! You’ll find a vast range of old school and modern toys to keep children entertained over Christmas
  • Yellow Sunrise, Corn Exchange: When you step into this magical shop you’ll want to buy every single one of its Japanese and Moroccan goodies!

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York

  • The Inkwell, Gillygate: A hipster’s paradise with old-school vibes, filled with vinyl records and pop culture oddities
  • Fraser & May, Bridge Street: A shabby chic boutique providing the perfect unique gifts for Christmas including furniture, jewellery and vintage prints
  • Monkbar Chocolatiers, Shambles: Your chocolate-loving friends and family will appreciate the delicious handmade chocolates from one of the most well-establish chocolatiers in the city

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  • Rafi’s Spicebox, Goodramgate: Your foodie friends will love anything you buy them from here! A family run businesses with a tantalising selection of spices and ingredients to make authentic Indian dishes
  • Snowhome, Gillygate: You can be sure nobody will have whatever gifts you buy from here, with stunning homewares from small manufacturers and emerging designers
  • Burgin’s Perfumery, Coney Street: Step into the past in this traditional perfumery offering 2000 makes from designer brands to independent businesses
  • The Yorkshire Soap Company, Blake Street: Give someone the gift of relaxation with handmade soaps and bath salts in an array of sumptuous scents
  • The Imaginarium, Blake Street: Next to the YSC you’ll find a store full of bizarre and fascinating trinkets you can guarantee nobody else will have!

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Sheffield

  • Collard Mason, Devonshire Street: A dark and moody boutique selling clothes, jewellery and homewares from independent designers
  • Sheffield Antiques Centre, Broadfield Road: A truly traditional antique shop with an awesome range from trinkets to furniture, all at great prices
  • Starmore Boss, Sharrow Vale: For the one who loves a tipple, you’ll find an amazing selection of wines, beers, whiskeys and South Yorkshire’s largest range of tequilas
  • MoonKo, Division Street: A bright and quirky independent shop where can find the perfect gifts from home to fashion pieces

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  • The Record Collector, Fulwood Road: A true institution in Sheffield, pop in for new and second-hand CDs and vinyls, and if you’re lucky you might even catch one of their signings!
  • The Famous Sheffield Shop, Ecclesall Road: Celebrating everything that it great about Sheffield, with stunning metalwork pieces, and shop owner Paul who has an impressive knowledge of all things Sheffield
  • Hilary & Flo, Ecclesall Road: Venture into the jungle that is Hilary & Flo for quirky interior design pieces from all over the world. Even make a gift yourself in one of their DIY workshops
  • Sheffield Skincare Co, Crookes Road: Treat family and friends to some of the incredible skincare products homemade from natural ingredients by founder Megan

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Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Fireworks & Food: Bonfire Night in Yorkshire!

Get your sparklers ready and wrap up warm, its almost bonfire night! Kick off the autumn/winter season at one of these amazing bonfire and firework displays in Yorkshire! And if you’re in need of more food and drink, visit one of the nearby pubs and restaurants.

Roundhay Park, Leeds

Head down to Leeds’ biggest bonfire night at Roundhay Park and keep warm by the huge bonfire while you watch the spectacular firework display!

Nearby: The Roundhay Fox, White House, Napa Bar, Preston and Rico’s.

Soldier’s Field, November 4, gates open 7pm,  free entry.

Cathedral House, Huddersfield

A fun-filled night for all with fireworks, funfair and food stalls, as well as great live music and a gift shop.

Nearby: The Bridge, The Grove, The Star Inn.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets £2.50.

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West Yorkshire Fireworks Extravaganza

Not only will you get a brilliant bonfire and a firework extravaganza, you’ll be treated to rides, live music, food and drink at the West Yorkshire Fire Service bonfire night!

Nearby: The Golden Fleece, Heathfield Farm, Mild Seven.

Oakroyd Hall (Birkenshaw), November 4, gates open 6pm, adults £6, children £4, under 5s free.

Bolton Abbey 

Have a magical bonfire night at Bolton Abbey, with a beautiful firework display set against the illuminated priory ruins. Enjoy warm food and sweet treats whilst you watch the street performers and fire eaters!

Nearby: Burlington, The Devonshire Arms, Cavendish Pavillion Cafe, The Tea Cottage.

November 4, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets: adults £10, under 14s £7, under 3s free.

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The Mustard Pot, Chapel Allerton

Enjoy a traditional Yorkshire bonfire night down at The Mustard Pot! Warm yourself up whilst watching the fireworks with homemade chilli, pie & peas, Yorkshire parkin and winter drink!

Nearby: Kith & Kin, The Pit, The Woods, Casa Mia.

November 5, starts 4pm, free entry.

The Poppleton Centre

Tuck into a delicious hog roast at this bonfire and firework spectacular! There’s also burgers, hot dogs and a full bar, as well as live music ’til 9pm.

Nearby: The White Horse Inn, The Lord Collingwood, The Lord Nelson Inn.

November 5, gates open 5pm, advanced tickets only: adults £7, children 5-16 £3, under 5s free.

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Elland Charity Bonfire & Firework Display

Have a wonderful bonfire night whilst also raising money for charity! There will be plenty to see and do, with a huge bonfire, two firework displays, a fire dance display team, game stalls and fairground rides, as well as cakes and sweets, delicious food and hot drinks.

Nearby: The Fleece Inn, The Bridge, The Malt Shovel Inn, The Savile Arms, The Caddy Shack.

Hullenedge Park, November 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £5, under 12s £2.50.

After Dark Fireworks Spectacular

Head down to Sheffield’s biggest bonfire night, with an incredible firework display, huge bonfire, giant funfair, food stalls and music from Hallam FM!

Nearby: Valley Centertainment – Prezzo, Handmade Burger Co., Bella Italia, Five Guys, Chiquito, Coast To Coast.

Don Valley Grass Bowl, Novemer 5, gates open 5:30pm, adults £10, children £5, under 3s free.

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