Things to do here
Best known to many for its famous football team, Leeds is Britain’s fourth largest city and a vibrant university town to boot. Its impressive Victorian architecture is largely intact and easily explored on foot. The city also boasts a vibrant cultural scene and is home to both Opera North and the Northern Ballet. Leeds also makes for a wonderful base to further explore the north east and north west of England – regions of outstanding natural beauty little explored by many international visitors.
- Brasserie Blanc - Though part of a national chain, celebrated chef Raymond Blanc’s love of classic French cuisine is on show in this brasserie that showcases the best that modern French cooking has to offer.
- Hansa’s - Voted the best vegetarian Indian restaurant in Britain by the Cobra Good Curry Guide, Hansa’s is beloved by locals and an institution in Leeds since it opened in 1986. Only open for dinner during the week and lunch on Sunday.
- Weetwood Hall - Only 10 minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport, this four-star hotel is set in nine acres of grounds and centred on a 17th century manor house.
- Quebecs - This four-star boutique hotel is situated in a terracotta brick Grade II listed building built in 1891 for the ‘Leeds and County Liberal Club’ and regarded as one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It’s located just 300 metres from Leeds City Station.