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Top Conference Dinner Venues

Leeds is packed full of exciting dinner venues that incorporate the city's rich history as well as influences from cultures around the world.
If you’re looking for a fine dining experience for your delegates, Leeds offers a host of venues for both large groups and intimate parties to enjoy. Throughout the city you can choose from a range of unique, historical and landmark buildings to hold an impressive and unforgettable event.
Royal Armouries - Tournament Gallery

1. The Royal Armouries

Set in a modern waterfront development, the Royal Armouries Museum provides an iconic setting for your conference dinner amongst one of the world’s greatest museum collections. Offering a range of flexible event spaces from 10 to 1,000 guests the Royal Armouries have vast experience of hosting dinners of all sizes and for all occasions. For a totally distinctive experience, one of the museums five galleries each offer the perfect setting where guests can enjoy an exciting display of dramatic interpretations and live action events.
Aspire dinner

2. Aspire

Aspire is an award winning premier events venue; creating bespoke dining events and offers unique services to suit all requirements. Set in the heart of the business district, this Victorian building, rich with historic interest and architectural features has been sympathetically and successfully restored combining all the modern day facilities. The stunning Banking Hall (pictured) is a ground floor open space with many impressive features including an impressively high chandeliered ceiling and five 25 foot arched windows. Aspire’s client centred approach ensures that every enquiry is handled individually with the upmost attention for detail.
Leeds Town Hall - Victoria Hall

3. Leeds Town Hall

Known for being one of the most iconic buildings in the city dominating the city’s skyline, Leeds Town Hall provides one of the most beautiful settings in the city for a conference dinner. Guest will not be failed to be impressed from the moment they arrive and climb the steps up to the main entrance and the wow factor will continue inside, with its awe-inspiring Classical-Baroque style architecture. As one of the largest venues in Leeds, this stunning “municipal palace” can host dinners for up to 400 guests.
Leeds Arena - external

4. first direct arena

Set your conference dinners apart and impress your guests by dining in the same room where global superstars including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Bublé and Prince have all played! The open-plan auditorium transforms into an extraordinary banquet space, accommodating from 300 guests up to 1100. The first direct arena team will create a memorable and satisfying catering service for your event. With food prepared and cooked on site using the best ingredients which are sourced seasonally and locally. The in-house first direct arena team of waiting staff serve you all you need with skill and sophistication.
Queens Ballroom new

5. The Queens

Located in the heart of the city centre, The Queens Hotel, has a distinguished CV stretching over 80 years of hosting banqueting events. Offering two large suites accommodating up to 500 guests, plus a choice of smaller rooms for more intimate dining events, The Queens can offer solutions to accommodate any conference dinner requirement. Guests will enjoy the splendour and sophistication of the Queens with its art deco interiors and magnificent chandeliered ceilings, with delicious tailored menus using locally sourced produce.


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