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Leeds has always been held in high esteem in the food and drink realm. In recent years the biggest growth in the food and drink scene has come from a fantastic range of independent cafés, bars and restaurants. You can’t visit Leeds without sampling the delights of Ox Club, Issho or Iberica! Leeds has a café culture which can rival any leading European city. Visitors should head to Mrs Atha’s for delicious freshly baked treats, a cool urban vibe and fantastic coffee. Or try Bundobust, a craft beer bar that sells top quality beverages accompanied by incredible freshly prepared Indian street food.

From Michelin starred restaurants to street food stalls in Trinity Kitchen and Kirkgate Market serving up an ever changing variety of exciting cuisines, Leeds has something for everyone including a diverse range of restaurants, with an abundance of world cuisine on offer in all areas of the city, so there is something for every culinary palate.

The love of craft beer and brewing is prevalent in Leeds too; the city is home to a number of independent breweries so be sure to try a local pint or even take a tour to find out more about the process