There’s a lot going on in Leeds’s dining scene at the moment. Here are five new restaurants that are coming to the city.


The Caribbean restaurant is expected to open its doors on Albion Street at The Light shopping centre before Christmas.
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After getting involved in foodie events at Belgrave Music Hall, the meat-focussed restaurant is opening at Headrow House on December 3. A small but perfectly sized 30 seater restaurant that uses a huge American style grill for all to see. This opens 3rd December. This is the brainchild of years of hard work from Ben Davy. The last two years he has made Belgrave Music hall a street food heaven and nationally recognised place for grabbing food on the go. This is his first restaurant and has brought in the services of Head Chef Ben Iley.  Read more here 

A new tapas restaurant will open at a former auction house on East Parade. The eatery at the Grade-II listed Hepper House opens next year.
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Restaurant group D&D London is to open a third restaurant in Leeds, this time on the rooftop at the £165m Victoria Gate development. It follows the launch in 2013 of restaurants Crafthouse and Angelica in the Leeds Trinity shopping centre. The new venture, which is as-yet unnamed, will sit in Hammerson’s Victoria Gate development, where the restaurant operator is taking a 7,807 sq ft rooftop unit, which will include an outside dining terrace and is due to open next year

A Leeds chef is launching a fine dining restaurant at a former lapdancing bar in Leeds’s Northern Quarter. The cocktail bar and fine dining restaurant will take over the former Henley’s Sports Bar site, which was previously the Black Diamond gentlemen’s club.
The downstairs cocktail bar launches next week, with the restaurant is due to open in March 2016.


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