Dining in Style at Harvey Nicks

It may not have been the first place that sprang to mind when thinking of potential Christmas dinner locations, Harvey Nichols (Leeds’ very own, no less) is putting on an impressive festive show this year. We head there on an unusually mild November evening, trying to distract ourselves from the reasons for this by focusing […]

Blackhouse – All The Right Ingredients

When I visited Blackhouse I was determined not to just eat meat. As a city centre restaurant that attracts office workers, a range of tastes needs to be met. So I was pleased to see a reasonable number of vegetarian and fish dishes alongside the grilled meat. Our orders were taken promptly, a bottle of […]

Beer and Brunch at Head of Steam, Park Row

Earlier this autumn, Head of Steam announced it would be offering bottomless brunch at its Park Row branch in Leeds. Featuring unlimited cocktails or craft beers and a selection of tempting brunch plates, the prospect seemed really good. To see if it’s all that it’s cracked up to be, we were invited to give the […]

Meat is Dead – a new plant-based restaurant has landed on Kirkstall Road

Meat is Dead is one of the newcomers on Kirkstall Road. The owners describe it as a junk-free, plant-based bar and food place. The owners, Vic and Joe, founded Meat is Dead to share their love of plant based, nutritious food and to bring people together to enjoy each other. I’ve cycled past Meat is […]

Bab Tooma – Tastes of Syria

The brightly lit interior of Bab Tooma was welcoming on a dismal autumn evening. The restaurant has had a complete make over, following its many years serving curry as Nawab. The Middle Eastern motif includes beautiful coloured glass lamps, fabric covered benches and sturdy wooden tables. We were quickly seated. A carafe of fresh water […]