Five Festive Fine-Dining Restaurants

20th December 2019

Leeds has an eclectic mix of restaurants, bars, cafes and street food venues offering cuisines from around the globe. We’re showcasing five fabulous food and drink venues to visit this festive season.


Hepper House, 17a East Parade Leeds LS1 2BH

Located in an historic Grade 2 listed cloth merchants, Ibérica is the place to go in Leeds for Spanish food. The menu features modern takes on traditional classics, with innovative recipes showcasing the best of contemporary Spanish cuisine; there are also four special festive sharing menus for larger groups. So whether it’s a tapas lunch, after-work drinks, a night out with friends or a romantic meal for two there’s everything for a truly memorable noche!


Restaurant Bar and Grill
The Old Post Office, 3 City Square, Leeds LS1 2AN

Leeds’ landmark Old Post Office in the heart of City Square is an elegant setting for your brunch, lunch, dinner or private party. It’s all about classic and inspired seasonal cooking, amazing steaks and brilliant cocktails to match. With a heated outdoor terrace on the square overlooking the glittering Christmas tree there’s no better place to celebrate.

The Ivy
Victoria Quarter, Leeds LS1 6BB

Looking for a relaxed, stylish venue to celebrate this Christmas? Or to simply indulge with colleagues, friends and family? The Ivy Leeds, located inside the ornate Victoria Quarter, should be on your list. With a delicious menu of warming, seasonal choices and a bespoke range of carefully crafted cocktails there is something for all tastes and occasions.

20a Blayds Court, Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG

Experience a traditional Thai Christmas with one of Chaophraya’s seasonal banquet menus; designed around the Thai way of eating ‘family-style’ and sharing multiple dishes and flavours in one sitting. Incredible Thai food, accompanied by a fantastic range of cocktails, wines and beers, means Chaophraya is the perfect venue to toast to the festivities with friends, family and colleagues.

8 South Parade, Leeds, LS1 5QX

Relax in the warm and welcoming atmosphere of Stockdales of Yorkshire. This modern British steakhouse focuses on quality steaks, so is a meat lover’s dream, whilst also catering for pescatarian and vegetarian diners; and has local Yorkshire produce at its heart. Choose from an international selection of award winning wines to enjoy with your meal.

And that’s just for starters – you can tuck into more dishes here …