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Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Leeds)

By Wizu | 24 August 2018

Eating at the same restaurants time and time again becomes tedious and when it comes to finding a new place to eat it can sometimes be more hassle than its worth. With an abundance of choices in Leeds, it’s hard to make sure you’re going to be walking away with a full belly and 100% satisfied with your choice. We’ve come up with a list of our favourite hotspots with delicacies from around the world! We present to you: Eat Your Way Around The World… without leaving Leeds. Enjoy!


Home – British

Starting off with a country that’s close to all our hearts, England. Home Restaurant is situated on Leeds Kirkgate, and is host to some spectacular British grub with a certainty of service with a smile.

One thing that we love about Home at Wizu, is the fact that their menu’s change month on month. This stops us from mulling over the menu for the 58th time to order the same thing over and over again. It encourages you to try new dishes like Salt-Aged Pork, Omelettes and Cauliflower Cannelloni, created by Master Chef Semi-Finalist Elizabeth Cottam and Michelin Star Chef Mark Owens.

When booking your table, tell them if you have any dietary requirements, they are more than happy to cater for a range of food intolerance’s and will happily help create a dish perfect for you.

Find Me: 16/17 Kirkgate, Leeds, LS1 6BY
Try Me: The Menu changes every month, but don’t be afraid to try something out of your comfort zone. Whatever you get, it will taste delicious.

british food in leeds

To find out more and to book your table, click here.


Sous le Nes en Ville – French

We know French food is an acquired taste. However, if you’re wanting to try something new, or venture to a fabulous French restaurant without a having to fork out for a plane ticket, this secret French oasis situated in the city centre is definitely worth a visit. Their delicious food menu will have you stuck for choice! If this is the case, their friendly staff will recommend which dish will be served best with your selected wine, making sure you get the ultimate taste sensation.

Now, for us it is the dessert that makes or breaks a meal… their Crème Brulee is to die for! It is by far the best we have ever tasted. Nothing short of French perfection.

Find Me: The Basement, Quebec House, 9 Quebec Street, Leeds, LS1 2HA
Try Me: Pan Roasted Gressingham Chicken, Crème Brûlée

french food in leeds

To find out more and to book your table, click here.


Iberica – Spanish

For some top notch tapas and an evening to remember, Iberica is the place to be. Their Michelin Star chef Nacho will prepare you some of the best tapas in Leeds, from traditional dishes like Potatas Bravas to unique dishes like Vermouth Mussles, he’s got you covered. The food is perfectly presented too, totally Instagram worthy! Not only will the food whisk you away to Spain, but the Spanish contemporary music and atmosphere will too. Designed by multi-award winning Spanish Architect and Designer Lazaro Rosa Violan, every inch of the interior is a stylish Spanish paradise.

Find Me: Hepper House, 17a East Parade, Leeds, LS1 2BH
Try Me: Albondigas, Beef & Tomato Salmorejo, Classic Chicken Tapas

spanish food in leeds

To find out more and to book your table, click here. 


The Station House Café & Bistro – Italian

Next stop, Italia. The home of perfect pizza’s, to-die-for pasta dishes and our very own Nicoletta Baranelli. Sometimes Bella Italia just doesn’t cut it, and you find yourself craving an Italian cooked by true Italians, with secret family recipes. This little restaurant that was once the Station Masters House and now home to some of the finest authentic Italian food around. The food itself is enough to whisk you away to the warm streets of Rome, but coupled with intimate and homely atmosphere, you feel like you’re experiencing infamous Italian hospitality. It really does set the scene.

From traditional Pizza and Pasta to a Classic Tiramisu and Pasticcini, their menu will have you stuck for choice!

Whether it’s a work celebration, a family birthday or a romantic date night, it is definitely a place to add to your visit list. It simply is just a perfect little piece of Italy right on your doorstep.

Find Me: Aberforth Road, Garforth, Leeds, LS25 1PY
Try Me: Mushroom Pizza

italian food in leeds

To find out more and to book your table, click here.


Almost Famous – American

We’ve mentioned Almost Famous in a previous blog, and we’re bringing this all-mighty burger house back, we just simply can’t not! Almost Famous, home of the juiciest, scrummiest, most ingenious burgers ever invented. Ever had a double cheeseburger, with pulled pork, waffle fries and bacon JD sauce? Yeah, we thought not.

With a list of burgers and drinks that only dreams are made of and a kids menu, you are sure to find something for all the family.

Craving a fat Friday treat? Grab yourself their famous dinnertime meal deal. A burger, fries and booze for £10!

Find Me: 23-25 Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3AL
Try Me: The DTF Burger and Bacon Bacon Fries

american food in leeds

To find our more and to book your table, click here. 



Zen Rendezvous – Chinese

Now, don’t get us wrong, nothing beats a Chinese takeaway snuggled under a blanket with your favourite TV show on. But for those celebratory occasions and date nights where you need to go all-out, we’ve got you covered with your new favourite Chinese restaurant. This family run, award winning restaurant will not let your taste buds down. It has pushed the boundaries of traditional oriental restaurants, by introducing more diverse dishes. Eating at Zen? You are sure to walk away with a full belly, a memorable experience and leaving organising your next visit.

The staff will go above and beyond to make sure your dishes are cooked just to your liking! Have any dietary requirements? Let them know and they will tell you the dishes that would be suited for you.

Find Me: 10 The Green, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 9BT
Try Me: Sweet & Sour Chicken, Spiced Salt & Pepper Chips, Crispy Spring Rolls

Chinese food in leeds


Lupe’s Cantina – Mexican

As huge Mexican food fans, when we discovered Lupe’s we were just gutted that we hadn’t found this little gem sooner. From start to finish, the team are so friendly and attentive. The food is very reasonably priced and absolutely mouth-watering, from the Cactus Salad and Salsa to the Enchiladas and Siete Mares. You will find yourself returning again and again just to try everything on the menu.

We also love the no-frills vibe. They don’t have an extravagant interior, but what they do have is an incredibly laid back décor and fits in perfectly with the atmosphere of the restaurant. Hands down a firm favourite of ours!

Find Me: 204 Cardigan Road, Leeds, LS6 1LF
Try Me: Anything on the menu! You will not be disappointed with your choice!

mexican food in leeds

To find out more and to book a table, click here. 


Estabula – Brazilian

Our final destination is one for the meat lovers out there. Estabula honours the Brazilian Gaucho’s traditional method of cooking, so you are served fresh, prime cuts of meat straight from the grill.

Can you really think of anything better than 13 prime cuts of meat being regularly delivered to your table, along with a delicious salad bar and sides? You can eat as much or as little as you like, and the ‘stop’ and ‘go’ cards provided on arrival let the waiters know if you would like to keep going or if you’re full up! The guys serving are also fantastic, especially with children so you don’t have to worry about their fidgeting little feet. And for all you veggies, don’t worry. They also offer a selection of vegetarian options for you to choose from. Just make sure you wear your comfiest jeans and good luck with the meat sweats!

Find Me: The Light, Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8TL and 5 St Peters Place, Leeds, LS9 8AQ
Try Me: Rump, Gammon, Chicken Wrapped in Bacon (we find these are paired nicely with an ice cold Peroni)

brazilian food in leeds

To find out more and to book your table, click here.


Fancy fitting in a hard day’s work before treating yourself to a trip to one of these restaurants? Why not pop in and see us first? Click here to find out how to reserve your 2 free co-working taster days.




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