The 8 Best Restaurants in Leeds

The booming restaurant scene in Leeds – the third-largest city in the United Kingdom – reflects a nationwide trend for sourcing local, seasonal ingredients to create dishes with traditional British flair.

Leeds’ best restaurants include Michelin-starred Box Tree Restaurant, which proudly serves modern French cuisine, with dishes that include Roast Sea Scallops and White Truffle Oil. While the kitchen boasts the latest modern technology, the restaurant itself features a wide collection of art and antiques, showcasing the style and design for which the Box Tree is known.

The Man Behind the Curtain, located on the top floor of Flannels is another highlight. Head Chef and owner Michael O’Hare’s attention to detail is reflected in every aspect of the restaurant, from the minimalist décor to the carefully selected menu and wine list.

From old riverside warehouses to panoramic views of the city, a wide array of locations and cuisines make this a truly varied dining scene. Stay tuned for our exclusive Elite guide to the best restaurants in Leeds.