Come along and mingle with the crowds and walk along the aisles; be inspired by the vibrant colours and mouth-watering aromas of fresh produce and exotic tastes from around the world. As the flagship event of the Leeds Food and Drink Festival, the Yorkshire Post Food and Drink Show is brought to you for the fifth time with more than 100 exhibitors showcasing the region's finest food and drink, cookery demonstrations from local chefs and artisan food specialists exhibiting delicious produce.
Pick out your favourite cuisine or alternatively, be adventurous and try out some authentic street food from various parts of the world, and Yorkshire’s finest restaurants will be at the venue offering you some of their tasty specials. There will also be a tempting selection of drinks to choose from including traditional beers, cocktails, Pimms, champagne and more. Here are just a few places perhaps known or unknown to you that you might like to try out at the show:
Black Dog Wine Agency
Black Dog is a husband and wife team importing wine from boutique, family owned vineyards from New Zealand. Sniffing out the very best the 'long white cloud' has to offer, and bringing our dedicated bar, serving delicious wines by the glass so you can discover something new!
The Mussel Pot
A family run business from Yorkshire, they specialise in freshly cooking mussels in a variety of homemade sauces, in front of your eyes. They also cook other seafood delicacies. Their fresh ingredients are lovingly prepared, bringing mouth-watering flavours. The restaurant quality food at the Mussel Pot is brought out into an alternative environment, at an affordable price.
Yorkshire Hot Dog Company
A gourmet street food stall specialising in award winning, free range Yorkshire sausages. The Yorkshire Hot Dog Company pride themselves in only sourcing their sausages from local farms that meet the highest quality and welfare standards. Their sausages are served in a fresh bread roll and topped with apple and cider onions, caramelised onions or jalapeños.
They provide the best (allegedly) Hog Roast service in the UK. They slowly oven roast your hog for 8-12hrs providing a delicious moist hog, with a whole back of tasty golden cracking. (NOT the dry, blackened hogs, with raw centres, you sometimes find)
Situated in Leeds City Centre just minutes from the train station, Chaophraya Leeds is a truly special place to dine. With their brand new fitted out restaurant complete with Palm Sugar Lounge and sunken seated private dining room, guests can get a true taste of Thailand complete with first class service and a bustling atmosphere.
Reds True Barbecue
The Church of True Barbecue, it’s the place to feast upon glorious meats smoked low and slow, infused with joy. Enjoy Red’s full range of barbecue plates from Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket and the famous Donut Burger.
Described as one of the coolest and friendliest places to drink fine wines, cocktails and experience authentic Basque inspired cuisine in the city of Leeds.
Handmade Burger Co.
Beautifully, handmade, chargrilled burgers, made from traditionally reared, grass fed, 100% fully traceable prime Scotch Beef. Handmade burger Co. is passionate about great, fresh food and only use the finest ingredients for you to enjoy.
From Bradford and Manchester, Zouk Tea Bar & Grill is a new generation Indian and Pakistani restaurant. Whether you are looking for an authentic taste of Lahore style street cuisine or you would like to try something completely different, Zouk always has something special to offer.
Gaucho Leeds offers a boutique dining experience showcasing modern Argentine glamour. Bringing a subtle northern twist to their Argentine fare, they are proud to use chicken, lamb and cheese from the surrounding area.
Mouth-watering already? There are loads more delicious options for you to experience at the food and drinks show. Entrance is totally FREE. Find out more at The Yorkshire Food and Drink Show