Market Kitchen at Leeds Kirkgate Market expands

2nd May 2019

The Market Kitchen at Leeds Kirkgate Market, which opened in 2016, is now fully let.

Offering a vibrant mix of street food at great prices, tenants include the BBC award winning Manjit’s Kitchen to the unique Yorkshire Wrap Company and the current trend for Bao buns being catered for at Banh & Mee Other street food options include Jenny’s Jerk Chicken, Tea pot, Mr Mackeral, Frizza Pizza, Instanbul Bakery and Fat Annies.

Leeds Kirkgate Market are now excited to be adding three brand new street food stalls to its Market Kitchen. First up is the famous Fisherman’s Wife who have been trading on George Street since the 1960’s. They make the move to the Market Kitchen with a brand new unit and seating area opening in late Summer 2019.

Next is Istanbul Bakery who are extending their thriving business and will be producing homemade Turkish breads and Baklava using authentic recipes.
Finally, the Market Kitchen are thrilled to introduce Kanassa, who’ll be serving Colombian-inspired street food and launching their first ‘bricks and mortar’ business with us in late Summer 2019.

Councillor Asghar Khan, Leeds City Council’s deputy executive member with responsibility for markets, said:

“The Leeds street food scene has been expanding rapidly and Leeds Kirkgate Market is leading the way with ensuring we offer a variety of quality street food.
“The growing interest means we have expanded the Market Kitchen with three new businesses and highlights that the market is a place where new food businesses are looking to start up. We have already seen new food vendors like OWT and Manjit’s thrive whilst being at the market. “