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Our city has so many stories to tell.

So many experiences to discover, and so many places to explore. Browse the blog to see useful tips, tricks, insights and highlights gathered by our passionate team of Leeds locals. Hidden gems, seasonal lists, fun facts, and awesome activities. Each one a new way to enjoy our home.

Bundobust - credit Tom Joy

Top Vegan Restaurants in Leeds

With plant-based food becoming ever more popular and accessible, there’s never been a better time to try out vegan meals. As the Foodie Capital of the North, Leeds has got you covered. Whether you’re a vegan foodie or simply want t

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15 January 2022

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Cool and Cosy Outdoor Drinking and Dining

The weather may be getting a little chilly, but that’s nothing a log fire or outdoor heater can’t fix! From rooftop bars to inviting outdoor tipis, our venues will be keeping you warm and snug this season. We’ve put together a list of the co

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1 November 2021

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The Big Leeds Bucket List – 25 Dishes, Drinks, Sights and Gifts ONLY Found in Leeds

The Big Leeds Bucket List – 25 Dishes, Drinks, Sights and Gifts ONLY Found in Leeds We might be biased, but what makes our city a great place to live – and visit – is its status as a true original. A uniqu

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5 October 2021

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Leeds’ 5 Most Rated Beers Uncovered

There’s no disputing that Leeds has a serious reputation for beer. We’ve got a beer-y pedigree that stretches back to Joshua Tetley in 1822, through to the UK’s first craft beer bar, North Bar, which opened its doors in 1997 and began bringi

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15 June 2021

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Top 10 Leeds’ Best Loved Beer Spots – They’re Not What You Think

Leeds is a city renowned for beer, from arguably the nation’s oldest craft beer bar, North Bar, to a host of brewery tap rooms that bring aficionados flocking from far and wi

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14 June 2021

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Leeds West Indian Carnival Performers - credit Maria Spadafora

Celebrate Culture in Leeds

With over 169 different nationalities calling Leeds home, it’s no secret that the city is one of the most diverse cities in the UK[1]. As the host of a variety of events ranging from delicious food

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20 May 2021

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22 Leeds Takeaway Food Spots to Get You Through the Rest of Lockdown

In a year when we’ve all been spending a little too much time indoors, the humble takeaway has definitely experienced a bit of an upgrade. Adapting to the pressures of lockdown life has meant many of our favourite independent eateries hav

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21 April 2021

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Leeds’ 11 best outdoor spots to share a coffee with a friend

People talk about Leeds as an undiscovered gem – packed with cool places to explore, and new experiences to try. Because while rocking with international stars at the first direct arena and welcoming the biggest talents in sport home with th

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1 April 2021

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Beer Gardens and Outside Dining Opening in Leeds City Centre

*Revised 3rd August Summer is here and what better way to soak up the sun rays then relaxing with a meal, cocktail, or favourite drink outside in the company of friends or family. Listed below are just a few of many of the pub

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26 March 2021

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Burns Night Menus to Enjoy at Home

Our friends over at Leeds Food Tours have put together the ultimate list of Burns Night Menus to Enjoy at Home… Burns Night is an annual festival to celebrate Scottis

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21 January 2021

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