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.

Leeds Roots and Fruits

 

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.

Leeds Bundobust

 

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.

Leeds Global Tribe Cafe

 

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.

Leeds Black Swan

 

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.

Leeds Nichols Deli

 

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.

Leeds Anand Sweets

 

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.

Leeds Humpit

 

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!

Leeds Filmore and Union

 

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.

Leeds Inkwell cafe

 

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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Living in Leeds & it’s Best Beer Gardens

Living in Leeds & it’s Best Beer Gardens

IMG_0317A unique one bedroom apartment in the buzzing city centre of Leeds, across the road from the Trinity Centre, within a beautiful listed building full of character and history.

Property

The spacious living area makes the most of open-plan living, with a bright and airy feel due to the large, original windows and high ceilings. The space has laminate flooring making for easy cleaning, and has plenty of room for a sofa, table and chairs to enjoy sit down meals. The living area leads into the kitchen which has an integrated oven/hob, washer/dryer and fridge, providing everything you need in one convenient space.

IMG_0336The double bedroom also has large windows creating a bright space, with laminate flooring and plenty of room for storage. The modern bathroom includes a white three-piece suite with shower over bath, as well as mirror over the sink and a plug for shavers. A separate hallway leads into the three rooms of the apartment, which are already fitted with blinds/curtains, and its first floor location provides easy access.

Location

This apartment is ideally located right in the heart of Leeds city centre just off Boar Lane, with shops, bars and restaurants right on your door stop, and is across the road from the new Trinity Centre, and just two minutes down the road from the train station. This Leeds3apartment if perfect for those who want to be right in the centre of all the action in this amazing city; you’ll never be short of things to do! Leeds is packed with great shops from high street names to designer brands to unique vintage stores, and the restaurant scene caters for every possible taste, alongside a multitude of swanky bars, traditional pubs and epic nightclubs.

This apartment is perfect for those working in Leeds city centre, but also provides an easy commute to surrounding towns and cities, with the train station just a two minute walk round the corner, and regular bus services from Boar Lane or the nearby bus station. This also means in the very unlikely case you run out of things to do in Leeds or just want to explore, you can discover the surrounding suburbs and other great Yorkshire cities. Despite being a hugely popular city, you can still find great budget shops, restaurants and bars that won’t break the bank!

Best beer gardens in Leeds

Since it is National Beer Day on 15th June, we’ve found the best beer gardens in Leeds where you can enjoy a relaxing, cold drink on a summer’s day (if summer ever arrives) just a short work from this apartment!Beer garden2

Headrow House – Sister bar to the Belgrave Music Hall, this establishment has a second floor roof terrace and the third floor Kennedy Meadows overlooking the Victoria Quarter. Outside there’s loads of seating, a bar and even a kitchen where you can line your stomach with some great food. The connecting bar Redondo Beach has a pint-sized cocktail menu if you want something a little different. Beer garden3

Slate NQ – This newly relaunched bar has not one, not two, but three beer gardens, providing plenty of space even on busy days, that you can even rent out for your private party. The selection of beers served is constantly changes, as they bring in well-known breweries and hidden gems, alongside wines, spirits and cocktails.

Beer garden4Roland’s – You’ll never believe you’re on Call Lane once you’re inside this little gem; jam-packed with character, from the old brick walls to the fresh flowers on the tables. They offer a host of lagers and ales alongside a carefully curated cocktail list and just about any spirit-mixer combo you could desire. If you want to fill your belly, you have to try Roland’s frizzas; an indulgent deep fried pizza. Beer garden5

Lamb & Flag – One of the best beer gardens in Leeds, with an impressive space featuring seating downstairs and up on the sun terrace, which has an amazing view of Leeds Minster. They offer a mighty fine selection on the bar, with their own brews alongside a host of others, and a well stocked liquor shelf as well as surprisingly expansive wine range.

Beer garden6A Nation of Shopkeepers – An old favourite, with tables in the sun and under their colourful canopy, with the whole place lit up by coloured bulbs and fairy lights at night. They always have a good selection of beers on tap, whether you’re an ale or a lager drinker, and they’ve been known to mix the abundance of spirits behind the bar into the odd cocktail. Food comes in the form of Ruby Jean’s Burgers, which are perfect beer garden fodder.

Beer garden7Angelica – If you’re after cocktails, wine and sophistication, this is the place to be. Make the most of their rooftop terrace on sunny days with a view of the city centre, comfy chairs and greenery, and continue into the evening under the warmth of the heat lamps. Their summer cocktail menu has been specially designed to cut your time at the bar and give you more time in the sun, and if you’re peckish, don’t forget the raw bar – a perfect light bite on a summer’s day.