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161 Leeds Restaurants Where You Can Get 50% Off With the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme in Leeds

· Joseph Sheerin · Food and Drink

Save 50% when you eat out this August.

Fettle Pork Benedict

As lockdown begins to ease, everyone is focused on helping visitors come back to Leeds city centre safely and this handy guide has everything from safety measures to car parking. Welcome #BacktoLeeds.

Now you’ve got another great reason to eat out because you can get up to 50% off…

Eat Out to Help Out is a go! From Monday 3rd August to Monday 31st August 2020, you can get 50% off when you eat in at participating restaurants, up to the value of £10 per person. It’s only available from Monday to Wednesday and doesn’t apply to booze, just food and soft drinks, but you can use it as many times as you like, so there’s plenty of bargain eating to be done here. Loads of restaurants have signed up already, but this list of 161 is just a drop in the ocean and there are definitely more to come, so it’s worth searching your postcode too!

Bundobust

Bundobust. If you’ve got a hankering for Indian street food, make a beeline for Bundobust. It’s the perfect excuse to dig into a bowl of their famous chaat, but with up to 50% off, why not treat yourself? Okra fries, paneer tikka, tarka daal – the more, the merrier, as you create your own Indian feast.

Blue Sakura. All you can eat Japanese food? Count us in! Blue Sakura has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get up to 50% off their sit-down feasts. From salmon sashimi to dynamite rolls, pumpkin croquettes to yakitori, it’s all made to order and delivered to your table in a flash.

Grumpy’s. Epic wood-fired pizzas are the name of the game at Grumpy’s in Farsley. They’re smothered in deliciously original toppings, like double cream, mozzarella, garlic oil, field mushrooms and thyme. Most of their pizzas are less than £10, so you can get the full 50% off your dinner. Get in.

Absurd Bird

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Absurd Bird. The crispy fried chicken at Absurd Bird will taste even better with up to 50% off. You can feast on dishes inspired by traditional Deep South recipes, like the double fried monster wings, buffalo chicken wrap or even their signature chicken and waffles, which come slathered in American-style gravy.

Rudy’s Pizza. They’d barely opened before lockdown kicked in, but now Rudy’s has a second chance at winning the hearts of Leeds locals, helped along by up to 50% off. Expect Neapolitan-style pizzas made with the same love and attention as the pizzaiolos of Naples, the birthplace of pizza.

Franksters. If you love classic American diner drub, head for Frankster’s in the Merrion Centre. There’s pancakes for breakfast, burgers and fried chicken later in the day and indulgent milkshakes to wash it all down. They’re signed up to the Eat out to Help Out scheme, so you can try it with up to 50% off.

Queso de Cabra e Hinojo, Ambiente

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Ambiente. Tapas is what Ambiente does best and you can get up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. From spicy patatas bravas to grilled Basque sausage and hearty beef meatballs, their traditional Spanish dishes are almost too good to share, but now you have an excuse to double up.

Rasoi Stories. The eclectic flavours of India come out to play at this family-run restaurant in the middle of Chapel Allerton. Rasoi Stories has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so why not give them a whirl? You can go from classics like chicken jalfrezi to more unusual dishes like monkfish malabar.

Chaophraya. A glamorous restaurant that makes Thai food even more of a treat, Chaophaya is a no brainer. They’re running a reduced menu, but it’s full of tantalising morsels. From Thai chicken tacos to red Thai curries, this is Thai cooking at its most luxurious and you can get up to 50% off.

Bar Soba Greek Street

Bar Soba. This cool bar-cum-restaurant specialises in tantalising pan-Asian street food which you can enjoy for less with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Go for one of their tasty mains, like Singapore noodles and miso-glazed steak, or share small plates like Japanese beef rolls and tiger prawn tempura.

Jino’s Thai Cafe. Flavour-packed Thai food, friendly service and big portions – you’ll get it all at Jino’s in Headingley. There’s up to 50% off in August too, so why not book a visit? Expect a warm welcome in this cafe-style eatery, where you can tuck into everything from classic Thai curries to delicious noodles.

Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Brasserie & Bar. You can get up to 50% off at the Fourth Floor Brasserie & Bar at Harvey Nichols as part of the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. As well as being available on their daily menus, you can also get their three-course Summer Dining set menu for just £15 with the offer.

Bulgogi Grill

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Bulgogi Grill. There ain’t no barbecue like a Bulgogi barbecue – and it’s even better with up to 50% off. This is a DIY Asian feast, so prepare to sizzle tender slices of marinated meat and seafood on the grill built into your table. Stuff it in a lettuce leaf with all the sides, pickles and sauces you can dream of.

Sebby’s Deli. Tucked away in an old Headingley cottage, this charming little cafe is a real local favourite. You can get a mug of North Star coffee or loose leaf tea to go with dishes like avocado on sourdough, French toast and jerk chicken wraps. With up to 50% off throughout August, why not give it a try?

Cafe 164. This is one of the best cafes in Leeds and you can now get up to 50% off at Cafe 164. Get ready for freshly baked bread filled with the likes of chicken satay and portobello mushroom. Paired with a mug of Maude Coffee and followed by one of their homemade sweet treats, it’s a no brainer.

Dough Boys

Belgrave Music Hall. You’ll find two street food favourites at Belgrave Music Hall and they’ve both signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme. Dough Boys are dishing up delicious pizzas, like the Queen Brie and Sausage Fest. Or you can head to Patty Smith’s and gorge on their gloriously dirty burgers.

Red’s True Barbecue. After a short break, Red’s have fired up the smokers once more to cook up their signature ribs, burgers and brisket, cooked low and slow. Wait, it gets better, because you can get up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Ain’t never been a better time to go to Red’s.

Restaurant Bar & Grill. Luxury and safety go hand-in-hand at Restaurant Bar & Grill. They’ll take your temperature before leading you to your table, where you can enjoy delectable dishes like asparagus risotto, slow roast crispy duck or their epic Chateaubriand, which promises 450g of juicy steak.

Salad, Rola Wala

Rola Wala. Indian street food, served with a twist, it’s no wonder Rola Wala is so popular. They’re back with a menu of naan wraps and rice bowls, you need only choose the filling – Bengali spiced beef, red channa dal, sweet potato saag, pick your favourite, load it with goodies, then dig in.

Riveresque. Riverside location? Check. Loaded breakfasts? Check. Friendly, personal service? Check and double check. Riveresque is cheap and cheerful at the best of times, but now you can get the ultimate bang for your buck with up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

La Cantina 44. It may be an understated restaurant, but La Cantina 44 steals the show when it comes to their menu of Italian and Mediterranean dishes. You can get up to 50% off throughout August, so pop in to try their take on classics like lobster ravioli, prosciutto funghi pizza and braised lamb shank.

Rosa's Thai Cafe

Rosa’s Thai. From chicken satay to sweetcorn cakes, summer rolls to Massaman curry, Rosa’s Thai has everything you could possibly want. It’s a reduced menu, but you’ll barely notice, because you still have lots of options, and with up to 50% off. Well, why the hell not? Get stuck in!

Akbar’s. If you’re looking for a good ol’ fashioned curry, Akbar’s hits the spot. You can get everything from tikkas to karahis, all cooked to perfection. Want to expand your horizons? You can do just that with unusual dishes like camel on the bone or paya, otherwise known as sheep’s trotters curry.

Almost Famous. As bonkers as they come, Almost Famous is a haven for burger lovers. They’re currently serving a limited menu, but you have three indulgent burgers to choose from. Try the Phoenix v2.0, a double cheeseburger piled high with bacon, shoestring onions, frazzles, chillies and three sauces.

Sarto

Sarto. Pasta baby! Freshly made on-site every day, that’s why the pasta at Sarto is so good. They serve it in all manner of combinations. Pan-fried gnocchi with aubergine, ricotta and thyme. Campenelle with wild mushrooms and truffle butter. Rigatoni with lamb shoulder sugo. Half the price, twice the food.

Lupe’s Cantina. This Mexican eatery in Burley is a real local favourite made even better by the fact that you can get up to 50% off. You can enjoy their Central American small plates in a cool, rustic restaurant. From shredded beef in cornboats to melted cheese and chorizo with tortillas, you’re in for a treat.

Slap & Pickle. Dirty burgers and scoop-tastic loaded fries, that’s what awaits at Slap & Pickle. They’ve signed up for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which means you can get up to 50% off your own Personal Cheese-us. Available at Assembly Underground and The Fleece, get in burger lovers!

Stuzzi

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Stuzzi. For a true taste of Italy, you need only visit Stuzzi. Traditional recipes, passed down from their ever-growing family of continental compadres, sit side-by-side with modern dishes inspired by Michelin Star restaurants. Served as small plates, and with up to 50% off, you can try them all.

Kirkstall Brewery Taproom & Kitchen. Now you’ve got the perfect excuse to check out the Kirkstall Brewery Taproom. Not only does it offer some of the freshest beer in the city, but you can also indulge in a menu of top notch pizzas. Try the truffle sausage, portobello mushroom and black pepper.

Stew & Oyster. From Calls Landing to Oakwood and Boston Spa, you can get up to 50% off at all Stew & Oyster’s pubs. Their new menu is packed with hearty stews and snack-worthy small plates like roasted Mediterranean veg and their ever-popular wedge of cheese and bread. Alas, no oysters for now.

Tattu, Sweet and Sour Iberico Pork

Tattu. This is Chinese food as you’ve never had it before. Tattu takes classic dishes to new levels, using innovative cooking techniques and the very best ingredients to raise the bar beyond every expectation. It’s served in a sumptuous restaurant, and throughout August, you can get up to 50% off.

Chophaus. Oakwood’s favourite steakhouse has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, which means you can indulge in a world of carnivorous delights with up to 50% off. Pork ribs, lamb rump, British wagyu, this is the stuff dreams are made of and you can get it for a bargain price.

Sukhothai. One of the biggest names in Thai food in the city, Sukhothai has joined the throng of restaurants offering up to 50% off this August. Sit down in their exuberant restaurants and treat yourself to classic dishes like their sizzling weeping tiger, creamy gang massaman curry and aromatic pad prik.

Tharavadu

Tharavadu. This is your chance to try traditional Keralan cooking. Tharavadu is one of the most popular Indian restaurants in Leeds. You’ll have to step out of your comfort zone, because they don’t serve the ‘usual’ Indian dishes, but you’ll be rewarded with new favourites and up to 50% off throughout August.

The Billing Tea Room. Vintage chic meets old school class at The Billing Tea Room in Rawdon. Homemade cakes are the order of the day, but the best way to enjoy them is with their oh-so-luxurious afternoon tea. Whatever you choose, be it a slice or an in-between feast, you can get up to 50% off.

Ephesus. Praise-worthy Turkish food comes in abundance at Rodley’s Ephesus, which is why we’re so excited that they’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Now you can tuck into chicken anatolia, beef stifado and salmon on the grill, all with up to 50% off. What are you waiting for?

The Owl

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The Owl. The ever-talented chefs behind HOME have opened a gastro-pub in Leeds and it’s everything you’d expect. Familiar yet refined, it caters for drinkers and foodies alike. Graze on wild boar sausage rolls and beer-battered oysters in the taproom or go all out with a 4-course tasing menu.

The Cardigan Arms. Walking into this Kirkstall Brewery pub is like stepping back in time. They do amazing real ales, but their food is just as good, so make the most of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme and try it. You can get burgers, sandwiches and loaded fries. Fancy kebabs instead? Visit on a Tuesday.

The Ivy. It’s all about luxury at The Ivy. Their cool, quirky restaurant is an explosion of colour, a sumptuous escape from the world outside. Where better to enjoy a menu of global favourites? Blackened cod fillet, chargrilled halloumi and their ever popular shepherd’s pie all come with up to 50% off.

Yard & Coop

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Yard & Coop. Buttermilk fried chicken, crisp on the outside but deliciously juicy inside – that’s what awaits at Yard & Coop. Breast, thigh or drumstick, smothered buffalo or ranch sauce and served with pimped up skin on fries, it’s a naughty little treat that will taste that much better with up to 50% off.

The Beck & Call. This family-friendly gastropub in Meanwood is massive, so it’s the perfect place for a socially-distanced catch-up with pals. Even better, you can get up to 50% off this August. Get stuck into their menu of modern pub grub, including that epic fish finger butty and those oh-so-healthy salads.

Fazenda. Meat, glorious meat! Fazenda is back with up to 50% off their Brazilian-style barbecue fare. From fillet steak to chicken hearts, you can enjoy an endless supply of meat cooked on their open churrasco BBQ. They’re brought to you as and when you want them.

Pad Thai at Zaap

Zaap. Imagine if all the quirk and personality of a Bangkok market was transported to Leeds – that’s Zaap Thai. They serve an epic menu of Thai dishes that range from curries and noodles to roasted meats, dim sum and soup, so there’s something for absolutely everyone here. Get stuck in!

Comptoir Libanais. You can sample Middle Eastern cuisine in all its glory this August with up to 50% off at Comptoir Libanais. Get one of their sharing mezzes to start, loaded with hummus, baba ghanouj, tabbouleh and falafel, before you move onto mains. Will it be tagine or one of their Lebanese burgers?

Wetherby Whaler. It’s one of the best chippies in the city and now you’ve got another reason to visit the Wetherby Whaler. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get up to 50% off in any of their branches. Pudsey, Guiseley, Wetherby – you decide. Perfect excuse for a chippy dinner.

Pork Cheek

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Crafthouse. Creative dishes, artfully presented and cooked over the Josper grill, Crafthouse is a must-visit. As part of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, you can get a three-course set menu for £20 instead of £30 and tuck into dishes like buffalo mozzarella, sirloin steak and sticky toffee pudding.

Left Bank Leeds. After big changes during lockdown, Left Bank is now back open as a cafe. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get up to 50% off their handmade sandwiches and salads, as well as sweet treats from Lux Vegan Cakes and Sebby’s Deli. What are you waiting for?

Eat Your Greens. A wine bar and veggie restaurant in one, Eat Your Greens is a collaboration between The Grub & Grog Shop and Outlaws Yacht Club. You can get up to 50% off their menu of plant-based dishes. Their menu is full of healthy and delicious treats that you can wash down with local beer and organic wine.

Fat Annie's

Fat Annie’s. Downright delicious hot dogs, gloriously gooey cheesesteaks and absolutely loaded fries – you can get it all at Fat Annie’s. Even better, there’s up to 50% off through August. This Kirkgate Market favourite is the perfect place to indulge in classic American grub, all made with locally sourced meat and bread.

Estabulo. You can tuck into Brazilian barbecue brilliance at Estabulo. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme to give you up to 50% off an endless supply of meat to your table as and when you want it. From File Mignon to Contrafilé, it’s a carnivore’s dream – just don’t forget about all the sides at the salad bar.

Oranaise Cafe. You can tuck into authentic North African, Middle Eastern and Andalucian cuisine at Oranaise Cafe on Hyde Park Corner. From Lebanese chicken to merguez couscous and lamb shank tagine, it’s as cheap as it is tasty, especially with up to 50% off through the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Fettle Winter

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Fettle. This cool Scandinavian cafe with a fine dining flair brings you an oh-so-creative menu of breakfast, lunch and dinner dishes with their new mini-dine-in menu. You can tuck into everything from avocado on pumpernickel rye toast to vegan pearl barley risotto all with up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Sweet Basil Valley. Can’t choose between Thai and Chinese? You don’t have to at Sweet Basil Valley. This Yeadon favourite has won over locals with a menu of classic dishes done well. Get stuck into chicken in oyster sauce, Cantonese sweet and sour pork or a king prawn massaman curry.

The Reliance. On Wednesday evenings throughout August, The Reliance will be opening from 6pm so you can take advantage of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. They will be serving a set two or three course menu, but fear not, because it will have all the creative flare of their usual flawless menu.

Water Lane Boathouse

Water Lane Boathouse. With Small Victories manning the kitchen, Water Lane Boathouse has long been a popular spot with foodies. Their menu is made up of burgers and pizzas, all of which are available with up to 50% off this August thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Get in!

The Mustard Pot. A country-style pub slap-bang in the middle of Chapel Allerton, The Mustard Pot is a local legend. You can get up to 50% off their amazing pub grub throughout August. There’s cider-steamed mussels, beer-battered haddock and aromatic spiced squash salad – what will you go for?

Hoist House. As Wellington Place’s first independent pub, Hoist House is already popular, but with up to 50% off all through August, it’s sure to become a firm favourite. The freshly-fired pizzas are to die for, look out for specials like burnt ends, stilton, pepper sauce and spring onions.

If Coffee Bar

If. What a fantastic find! Tucked away on Call Lane, this cool cafe does a roaring trade in North Star coffee, but you can also treat yourself to a hearty feed. A full Yorkshire breakfast, loaded stacks of pancakes and chorizo hash will sate your appetite all day long. Up to 50% off all through August.

Whitelock’s Ale House. As one of the oldest pubs in the city, Whitelock’s is a real find. You can enjoy hearty dishes like their signature fish pie and Cumberland sausage ring, but why not go for a classic Ploughman’s board and do lunch right? With up to 50% off this August, it’s too good to miss.

Deeva. This Farsley restaurant isn’t your usual Indian affair. Oh no. They put a modern spin on classic dishes in a stripped-back restaurant. You can get up to 50% off in August and feast on incredible dishes like their lamb handi, which pairs classic pot cooking with a modern marsala sauce. It’s too good to miss.

Döner Summer

Döner Summer. Berlin-style kebabs made with 100% vegan meat substitutes, that’s what makes Döner Summer so special. They’ll welcome you into their new Leeds digs this August to enjoy up to 50% off. Try the Berlin Döner – it’s packed with vegan döner, pickled veg and tasty sauces.

Friends of Ham. If you’ve missed charcuterie boards, fine wine and craft beer during lockdown, Friends of Ham should be top of your list of places to visit. After all, you can get up to 50% off their delicious food menu. Tuck into one of their brunch dishes or feast all kinds of meat and cheese boards.

Haute Dolci. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, a trip to Haute Dolci will be your well deserved reward after lockdown. From luxurious macarons to mountainous pancake stacks, gooey cookie dough trays and all the cheesecake you could ever wish for, it’s the ultimate treat. And with 50% off, why the hell not?

Gaucho Beef and Bottle

Gaucho. A lavish restaurant with an indulgent menu, Gaucho is the epitome of luxury. They’ve signed up for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can save up to £10 per person on their juicy-as-heck steaks. Choose from the finest cuts Argentinian beef, cooked just the way you like it and served with flare.

Sorriso. Tucked away in Adel, Sorriso is a hidden gem. This family-run Italian restaurant prides itself on serving classic Italian dishes, made with the finest ingredients. With up to 50% off throughout August, there’s never been a better time to treat yourself to their calamari fritti or Diavolo pizza.

Headrow House. Ox Club has created a special Spitz menu for diners at Headrow House. It’s all about proper Yorkshire kebabs. You can get Yorkshire lamb or chicken, stuffed in a flatbread or piled on chips. Veggie? They have Doner Summer’s famous vegan doner. And of course, there’s up to 50% off.

Ox Club, onglet

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The Duke of Wellington. Head to East Keswick to try this delightful gastro pub. The Duke of Wellington is British through and through. Scampi, cottage pie and gammon all make an appearance on the menu. Starters are £4, mains are £9 and desserts are £4, so you can get 50% off a 3-course meal.

Tasty’s Karahi Restaurant. Their Harehills restaurant is simple and pared back, but the food is eat-to-bursting good. Chicken masala, king prawn bhuna and keema biriyani sit alongside daal, aloo spinach and seekh roti donners on a menu that is nothing if not diverse. Try it with up to 50% off.

Just Grand! You can’t beat a good ol’ afternoon tea, so why not step back in time with a trip to Just Grand? This vintage tearoom specialises in the British staple, with finger sandwiches, freshly-baked scones and a proper cup of Yorkshire tea. With up to 50% off all through August, why wouldn’t you?

Kaspa's

Kaspa’s. You’ve spent so long cooped up at home, you deserve an indulgent treat or two, so why not head to Kaspa’s? They’re running a reduced menu but you can still look forward to all manner of ice cream sundaes, waffles and cakes. Pair yours with a milkshake – go on, it’s a bargain with up to 50% off.

The Thornhill. A mainstay in Calverley for over 300 years, The Thornhill Arms is a proper country pub. They use locally sourced ingredients to create an eclectic, globally-inspired menu that takes you from pan-fried chorizo in a tomato sauce to the salmon wellington. And of course, you can get up to 50% off in August.

Kendells Bistro. French fine dining at its very best, Kendells Bistro is a romantic favourite made even better by the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can save up to £10 per person in August as you enjoy an ever-changing menu of traditional dishes like steak au poivre, salmon en croûte and confit de canard.

La Casita Leeds

La Casita. This rustic restaurant is the perfect setting to check out La Casita’s modern twist on traditional Spanish tapas. You can get up to 50% off throughout August as you pair old favourites like tortillas and ham croquettes alongside unusual small plates like belly pork bites and braised ox cheeks.

Le Chalet. A charming French tearoom in the heart of Leeds city centre, Le Chalet is back open for business with up to 50% off. You can tuck into a menu of baguettes, galletes and cakes or go all out with their French twist on afternoon tea, complete your choice of 25 different brews.

Manjit’s Kitchen. Their Indian street food is up there with the very best in Leeds and now you can try out Manjit’s Kitchen as part of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. The menu is ever-changing, which means there’s something new to try on every visit, from butternut squash kofta to their trademark dhal.

Laynes Espresso Turkish Eggs

Laynes Espresso. Quality coffee is just the start with Laynes. Pair your cuppa with one of their freshly made sandwiches or all-day brunch dishes. We’re talking French toast, pancakes and smashed avocado. And since they’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, you’ll get up to 50% off.

Windmill Inn Linton. Tucked away just outside Wetherby stands the 460-year-old Windmill Inn. You can sit among the rustic beams and original stone floors as you enjoy a menu of proper pub grub. Homemade pies, Whitby scampi, battered haddock – they have it all and you can get up to 50% off.

LIVIN’Italy. Fancy Italian classics? Head to LIVIN’Italy. They’ve joined up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme so you can get up to 50% off in August. Will you go for one of their freshly-baked pizzas or classic pasta dishes? Or you can always try one of their mains like the slow roasted pork belly porchetta.

Little Bao Boy

Little Bao Boy. From their little corner of North Brewing Co. Tap Room, Little Bao Boy serve up authentic Asian street food. As the name suggests, bao buns are their go-to, filled with everything from beef brisket to chilli salt tofu, but they also do loaded fries, noodle soups and veggie dumplings.

Amici. A trip out to Alwoodley is in order if you want to try the authentic Italian wares of one of the classiest suburban restaurants in Leeds. The menu is packed with homemade pasta and pizza dishes, but you can also indulge in hearty mains like beef stroganoff and fillet el pepe with up to 50% off.

Mans Market. Hidden behind a simple doorway at West Point, Mans Market opens up into a Chinese wonderland once you’re down the stairs. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme so you can look forward to modern twists on classic dishes like sweet and sour chicken served on a hanging skewer.

Meatliquor

MEATliquor. Burgers, glorious burgers! That’s what awaits at MEATliquor. And what better time to go than when you can get up to 50% off in August? The Dead Hippie is a must-try with two French mustard-fried beef patties smothered in Dead Hippie sauce and topped with lettuce, cheese, pickles and onions.

Moose Coffee. You can make brunch an all-day affair at Moose Coffee. This North American-style cafe has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme so there’s no better time give it a go. Loaded pancake stacks, waffles drenched in syrup and massive all-day breakfasts – what’s not to love?

My Thai. One of the best budget restaurants in Leeds, you can get even more bang for your buck at My Thai since they’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Play it safe with classics like pad Thai and Thai green curry, or go for something a little unusual like the tamarind duck.

North Star pancakes

North Star. The city’s first micro-roaster has also got its own cool-as-heck cafe on Leeds Dock. You can visit throughout August and get up to 50% off. So pair your cup of fresh-as-fresh-can-be coffee with all kinds of delicious eats, from fruit-topped pancakes to French toast and sweet treats from Nova Bakehouse.

Lavanta Meze & Grill. Nestled in the depths of Weetwood, Lavanta Meze & Grill offers the perfect blend of modern Mediterranean cuisine. From meze to fritto misto, sea bass fillets to penne chorizo, there’s a little something for everyone on the menu and you can get it for up to 50% off through August.

Olive & Rye. This rustic cafe in Queens Arcade is a real local favourite. Take a seat indoors or in the arcade and get ready for loads of tasty morsels as part of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can choose from chorizo baked beans on sourdough, buttermilk blueberry pancakes and Reuben sandwiches.

Mowgli Street Food

Mowgli Street Food. It should have opened the day lockdown started, so if you’ve been waiting to give Mowgli a try, here’s your chance with up to 50% off throughout August. You can order your perfect combo of Indian small plates, like Goan fish curry, gunpowder chicken and Himalayan cheese toast.

Opposite Cafe. Whether you’re in the city centre or Chapel Allerton, a visit to Opposite just got even more tempting with up to 50% off. You can get freshly-made sandwiches and salads to go with your cup of locally-brewed coffee, or just keep it simple with one of their many sweet treats on the counter.

Sheesh Mahal. A Burley mainstay for over 20 years, Sheesh Mahal has now signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can tuck into all kinds of delicious curries with up to 50% off. There’s baltis, bhunas and karahis, but if you ask us, you simply have to try the slow-cooked lamb on the bone.

Pizza Fella

Pizza Fella. Proper Neapolitan style pizza, smothered San Marzano tomatoes and Fior di Latte, then stone baked to absolute perfection – there’s a reason why everyone loves Pizza Fella. We’d go anyway, but the Eat Out to Help Out scheme certainly sweetens the deal with up to 50% off your favourite pies.

Salvo’s. Whether you’re in the Salumeria or the main restaurant, you can get up to 50% off when you dine at Salvo’s this August. This is one of the most famous Italian restaurants in Leeds. You can keep it simple with pizza and pasta or go all out with one of their mains, like the braised beef featherblade.

Aagrah. Want a taste of authentic Kashmiri cuisine? You can try it for less at Aagrah thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. From the balti chicken to the lamb rogan josh, you can choose from a host of classic curries. They’ll go perfectly with one of their enormous and oh-so-fluffy naans.

Catalan sausage, Outlaws Yacht Club

Outlaws Yacht Club. This multi-tasking venue offers a smorgasbord of delights, not least of all their delectable food menu. You can get loaded sharing boards, piled high with smoked chorizo, fennel salami and Harrotage blue. Small plates and sandwiches come into play too, so dig in.

Out of the Woods. Small but perfectly formed, Out of the Woods is a petite coffee shop with a big personality. Come here for quality coffees made with Dark Woods beans and organic milk from Acorn Dairy or treat yourself to homemade sandwiches at lunchtime as you look out over the water.

Kasa Rosa. This family-run, independent restaurant in Morley does a roaring trade in Mediterranean food. The menu is vast, taking you from pasta primavera to pizza calzone and pollo Salamanca in the blink of an eye. It’s all made fresh and it’s all available with up to 50% off throughout August.

Power, Corruption and Lies

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Power, Corruption & Lies. If you want to eat out on your night out, Power, Corruption & Lies is a great shout. Their menu of Pan-Asian small plates will take you from confit duck baos to kung po tofu in the blink of an eye. They’re made for sharing, so grab a friend and get up to 50% off your dinner.

Dolce Vita. This bright, colourful Beeston cafe oozes personality. They have outdoor seating for those sunny summer days and a menu of simple, tasty dishes that will fill you up and cheer you up. From bagels to butties, pasta to loaded fries, you can get it all with up to 50% off throughout August.

Murgatroyds. A Yeadon chippy with a big reputation, Murgatroyds has your fish supper covered. Cod, haddock, plaice – you name it, they’ve got it. And with 50% off courtesy of the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, there’s never been a better time to go. So if you’re craving a chippy dinner, get down there.

Bengal Brasserie

Bengal Brasserie. There’s Indian food for everyone at Bengal Brasserie. From classic curries to veggie twists and fiery combos, you can experience the very best in Bengali cooking. The lamb hand gosht is a must-try, but if you’re feeling adventurous, use this up to 50% off deal to try the incendiary Naga Chilli Chicken.

Franco Manca. Been dreaming of pizza? Now you can finally pay a long-awaited visit to Franco Manca – and with up to 50% off to boot. Try their slow-rising sourdough pizzas topped with one of seven combinations, like the spicy lamb sausage with roasted aubergine and wild garlic pesto.

Olive & Feta. A quaint independent restaurant in Farsley, Olive & Feta offers a tantalising combination of Turkish and Italian food. You can feast on ravioli de aragosta, gobble up a calzone köfte or smash through an 8oz sirloin steak. And whatever you choose, there’s up to 50% off through August.

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Gino D’Acampo. If you like your dinner with a dose of celebrity swagger, a trip to Gino D’Acampo’s My Restaurant is in order. The famous chef has created a menu of contemporary Italian cuisine and you can get up to £10 off this August. Linguine with lobster feels like the ultimate post-lockdown luxury.

The Head of Steam. Best known for their craft beers, The Head of Steam also has a banging menu of down and dirty eats. Even better, you can get up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. From The Ruben NYC burger to the hickory chicken pizza and lamb kofta kebabs, it’s all up for grabs.

450 Degrees. This little family-run pizzeria in Garforth is an absolute gem of a find. Trained in the art of traditional pizza making by Italian mentor Giovanni Pilliteri, owner Danny Cairns cooks up proper wood-fired pizzas, topped with classic combinations like salami Napoli, ‘nduja and chilli oil.

The Potting Shed, Guiseley

The Potting Shed. With its cool indoors-outdoors vibe and menu of tantalising morsels, The Potting Shed in Guiseley is the perfect post-lockdown pitstop. Treat yourself to loaded burgers, epic pizzas and hanging kebabs that will fill a hole in the most delicious way (all with up to 50% off).

The Old Fire Station. This welcoming community café in Gipton is back open and welcoming you in to enjoy 50% off their menu with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Tuck into breakfast sarnies, stuffed with bacon and eggs, or stop by for lunch and dig into paninis, wraps and jacket potatoes.

Ibèrica. It might be a reduced menu but you can still get drool-worthy tapas at Ibérica. And with up to £10 off, what better time to pop by? Start with meat and cheese boards, before you pair classics like patatas braves and croquettes with their aubergine steak, pita chicken rice and albondigas.

Dill and Bay

Dill & Bay. Sure, you can stop by for quality coffee or a good old cup of tea, but Rothwell’s Dill & Bay is at its best when serving food. You can start the day with banana pancakes or smoked salmon scramble, then later, indulge in porchetta with garlic mash, sautéed greens and apple sauce.

Knave’s Kitchen. Now a permanent fixture in Oporto, Knave’s are celebrating by joining the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can look forward to down and dirty vegan junk food, like the Mac Burger Fries, topped with burger seitan, onions, pickles, burger mac sauce, sesame and Knave’s cheese sauce.

Baan Thai. This family-run Thai restaurant in Morley has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get 50% off all the classics. Start with satay gai or poh pia tod, before you move onto a beef gaeng paneng curry or a pad khing stir-fry loaded with peppers, mushrooms and fresh ginger.

Salute

Salute at the White Swan. Rustic meets refined at this high-end Italian restaurant in Rothwell. Locals love it, but it’s well worth travelling for, especially in August, because you can get up to 50% off. Expect expertly crafted plates like pollo créme, penne salmone and lasagne al forno.

Manahatta. It takes its cues from New York for its decor, but Manahatta goes global when it comes to its food offering. Book in during August to get up to 50% off food. You can look forward to everything from katsu chicken curry to steak frites, BBQ chicken nachos and the Manahatta burger.

The Olive Branch. With branches in Roundhay, Alwoodley and Ilkey, The Olive Branch is the perfect choice for a leisurely local supper. This is Mediterranean food at its very best, with classic dishes like moussaka, sucuklu pide and chargrilled chicken shish, available for up to 50% off this August.

The Alchemist

The Alchemist. Tempura prawn lollipops, Cajun breaded halloumi and pan-fried sea bass, they’re just a few of eclectic (and utterly delicious) options available at The Alchemist. Whatever you choose, leave space for pudding, because we defy you to resist their cotton candy baked Alaska.

Ego at the Wellington. Mediterranean favourite Ego has taken over the Wellington in Shadwell. Now you can indulge in a medley of Mediterranean delights, ranging from pasta and paella to pizzas, salads and chargrilled kebabs. Even better, order it in knowledge that you’ll get up to 50% off.

The Beehive. Now under new management, The Beehive has returned with a refined menu of British favourites. Dig into drool-worthy plates of monkfish with pancetta, baby gem, peas, shallots, chive and cream or beef fillet with orzo, truffle, parmesan, spinach and black treacle. All with up to 50% off.

Kirkstall Bridge Inn

Kirkstall Bridge Inn. If you think the beers are good at Kirkstall Brewery’s Bridge Inn, just wait until you try their food. From fish and chips to sausage and mash, this is feel-good pub grub served in a friendly old school boozer, so round up your pals for a catch-up and get up to 50% off your dinner.

Neon Cactus. This Call Lane institution isn’t just one of the best bars on the strip, it’s also one of the best places to get proper Mexican street food in Leeds. With up to 50% off in August, you can look forward to trying their tacos and burritos, stuffed with chicken, pork or veggie pinto beans, for a pocket-friendly price.

Sant’ Angelo Restaurant. Contemporary Italian cuisine, all wrapped up in friendly personal service, that’s what awaits at Sant’ Angelo Restaurant. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get up to 50% off their menu of modern Italian classics, like filetto porto rotondo.

Tapped

Tapped. It’s an American-style brew pub, with more beer than you can dream of, but Tapped also has a menu of Italian-style pizzas and you can get up to 50% off. Classics like margherita, funghi and quattro formaggi sit alongside their own creations, like the Things Can Only Get Feta.

Mango Vegetarian Cafe and Restaurant. With a menu that changes every week, Mango Vegetarian Cafe and Restaurant in Wetherby always has something new to offer. This is Indian food at its best, think chole chaat, masala dosa and ragda pettis. And through August, it’ll come with up to 50%.

Fiko’s Mediterranean Kitchen. A family-run restaurant that specialises in Turkish and Greek cuisine, Fiko’s Mediterranean Kitchen is a long-awaited treat after lockdown. Feast on spanakopita, kleftiko and chicken hydra, with up to 50% off thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Tempted?

Korean Chicken Dinner, Mog's

Mog’s. Have you checked out Mog’s yet? There’s never been a better time to do it because you can get up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. This is down and dirty vegan junk food at its very best. From oozy burgers to crispy vegan fried chicken, it’s 100% plant-based and worth all the guilt.

Veeno. Best known as a wine bar, Veeno has a tasty little secret in store – they serve a delectable menu of authentic Italian dishes. Start with Sicilian chickpea fritters and Cerignola olives before you move onto Italian small plates, like their ragù tagliatelle and Caprese salad, all with up to 50% off.

Tuana Bistro. A wondrous little find hidden in Adel, Tuana Bistro specialises in Greek and Turkish cuisine, so you can get a taste of the Mediterranean without ever leaving the city. From lamb ispanak to beef stifado, spanakopita to chicken shish kebabs, you can get it all with up to 50% off. Delicious!

Sushiwaka

Sushi Waka. From salmon sashimi to scallop nigiri, spicy tuna rolls to asparagus hosomaki, Sushi Waka does it all. Want something hot? Steaming bowls of pork belly miso ramen await, alongside chicken yakisoba and pork katsu. All this with up to 50% off. It’s simply too good to miss, so get in there.

The Lakeside Cafe. Taking a leisurely stroll around Roundhay Park? You’ll be happy to know that The Lakeside Cafe has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Pop in for a sausage sarnie before you start or stop by for a post-walk panini, whatever you choose, you can get up to 50% off.

Rico’s. This homely Oakwood favourite does a roaring trade in classic Italian dishes. The menu is vast – pasta al forno rubs shoulders with filetto alla gorgonzola, calamari fritti mingles with diavola pizzas. And all of it, every tasty bite, comes with up to 50% off thanks to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

Grön Kafe, Oakwood

Grön Kafé. A Scandi favourite that’s carved itself a place in the Oakwood community, Grön Kafé is back open and ready to treat your tastebuds. Smoothie bowls, open sandwiches and coffee that will absolutely blow your socks off, it’s all on the menu and yours with up to 50% off.

Yokohama. This little-known Korean and Japanese restaurant sits on the border between Oakwood and Harehills, but its reputation has spread much further. Authentic dishes, made with love, have earned it a place in locals’ hearts, so with 50% off, well, that spicy chicken ramen has your name on it.

Dos Amigos. Fancy a night of delicious Mediterranean tapas? Head to Dos Amigos in Kirkstall. This family-run restaurant has signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can tuck into everything from albondigas to patatas bravas, arancini and tortilla Espanol, all with up to 50% off. Get in!

Kuala Lumpa Cafe

Kuala Lumpur Café. Ever tried Malaysian food? Well, Kuala Lumpur Cafe in Headingley is the first 100% Malaysian eatery in Leeds and they’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can tuck into a menu of vibrant Malaysian eats, with everything from fiery curries to Nasi Lemak, Malaysia’s national dish.

Sheaf Street. Back open with a new extended space that makes social distancing a breeze, Sheaf Street is the perfect place to grab a bite. The Grub & Grog residency has ended, so it’s all change. Expect hearty breakfasts, grilled cheese sarnies and salads aplenty, all with up to 50% off.

Trattoria il Forno. If you’ve been hunting for the best pizza in Leeds, Trattoria il Forno should be at the top of your list. And what better time to do it? With up to 50% off this August, you can get treat yourself to a pizza, made fresh and baked in the wood-burning oven at the centre of their open kitchen.

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Bibis Italianissimo. A glamorous 1920s-style dining room awaits at Bibis, and with up to 50% off, you’ve got the perfect excuse to visit. Staples like linguine alla carbonara, pollo alla parmigiana and cannelloni al caprino rub shoulders with a selection of classic Italian pizzas, including the signature calzone kiev.

The Greenhouse. This charming vegan cafe in Horsforth is taking part in the Eat out to Help Out scheme. The Greenhouse offers plant-based delights all day long. You can tuck into big plates like tofu scramble, fluffy pancake stacks and chickpea mango burritos or keep it light with freshly-baked cakes and Maude Coffee.

The Arch Cafe. A social enterprise that helps raise money for Age UK Leeds, you’ll get extra feel-good from a feed at The Arch Cafe. Afternoon tea gets our vote – their cakes are out of this world and don’t you deserve a little indulgence? Especially when you can have it with up to 50% off.

The Mill Kitchen, Turkish eggs

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Mill Kitchen. A charming, rustic cafe in Farsley, Mill Kitchen is the place to go for breakfast or lunch. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can look forward to everything from chocolate chip skillet pancakes to freshly made bruschetta sandwiches and North Star coffee, all with up to 50% off.

Konak Meze. Authentic Turkish food awaits at Konak Meze, a colourful restaurant in Horsforth. Nip in this August and get up to 50% off with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can look forward to all kinds of classic Turkish dishes, from marinated sea bass fillets to slow-cooked beef kebabs.

The Cross Keys. Back under new ownership, The Cross Keys is even better than we remember. The kitchen’s closed on Mondays, but you can still get their epic charcuterie boards. The rest of the week, they’re serving classic pub grub – their beer battered haddock is even better with up to 50% off.

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Roots & Fruits. Calling all vegetarians – Roots & Fruits is getting in on a little Eat Out to Help Out action, which means you can save up to 50% on their oh-so-tasty and absolutely meat-free dishes. From simple pleasures like salads and sarnies to their epic chilli cheese dog, it’s all on the table.

Sabroso Street. Fancy Mexican tonight? Head to Sabroso Street in Farsley. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can get up to 50% off. The menu is epic – beer-battered fish tacos rub shoulders with pork nachos, while barbacoa beef burritos battle Mexican chilli for your attention.

Bill’s. You can get up to 50% off Bill’s eclectic all-day menus and they have something for everyone. Nip in for breakfast for indulgent pancakes or a full English. Out for lunch or dinner? You can look forward to a bunch of classics, from fish finger sarnies to slow-cooked beef rib and mojo-marinated skewers.

De Baga

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De Baga. It’s only small, but De Baga has a big reputation – and with good reason. They specialise in traditional Goan fare, inspired by Portuguese cuisine, so get ready for an intriguing menu unusual dishes. From the fiery lamb xacuti curry to the velvety dal bukhara, you can get it with up to 50% off this August.

Giorgio’s. A family-run restaurant in Headingley, Giorgio’s has been serving delicious Italian food for decades. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so why not try it for yourself with up to 50% off? You can choose from a huge selection of pizzas or dabble in classic mains like risotto and gnocchi.

Morenos. Just round the corner from Temple Newsam is one of the city’s lesser-known tapas restaurants. And there’s never been a better time to try it because they’re offering up to 50% throughout August. Their modern Spanish menu has all the classics – think seafood paella, albondigas and lamb tagine.

Dough House

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Dough House. You don’t just get any old pizza from Dough House, oh no. You get mammoth 20” pies that are made for sharing. There are 16 combinations for you to choose from or if you fancy something else, there’s pasta, burgers and calzones. Throw in up to 50% off and you’re in for a right feast.

The Box. The football season may have ended, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had at The Box. They’re showing all the best live sport and you can enjoy it with a right good feed. Power bowls, pizzas and burgers await, all with up to 50% off, and of course, you can always have a crack at shuffleboard.

The Bingley Arms. The oldest pub in Britain has lasted over 1,000 years, so it was always going to make it through the pandemic. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can pay a visit to this characterful Bardsey pub and tuck into a hearty menu of pub favourites like the breaded scampi.

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Jerk Express. You can get classic Caribbean street food in the heart of Hyde Park at Jerk Express. This is chicken done the Jamaican way and you can get yours stuffed in a burger, served with rice and peas or all on its own in a finger-lickin’ box of wings. Even better, you can get up to 50% off throughout August.

The Whitehall. Modern British dining at its very best, The Whitehall has become all the more tempting by signing up for the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can get up to 50% off everything from torched hake to glazed pork belly – there’s even the possibility of a ginormous chateaubriand.

The Cat’s Pyjamas. Expect Indian food with a modern twist at this Headingley eatery. The Cat’s PJs gives you two options – you can share a host of street food favourites with your pals, with everything from chaat to pan puri, or go solo with one of their fragrant curries. Either way, there’s up to 50% off this August.

Gusto

Gusto. A luxurious Italian restaurant, Gusto is famous for its refined take on classic dishes. And with up to 50% off, you’ve got the perfect excuse to visit. Go for one of their delicious mains, like the honey-glazed duck with balsamic, or keep it simple with one of their their classic pizza and pasta dishes.

Zorbas Bar & Grill. You can enjoy a fine-dining spin on classic Mediterranean cuisine at Zorbas in Cross Gates. They served refined versions of classic Greek and Italian dishes – even better, you can get up to 50% off this August. It’s the perfect excuse to go and try their lamb kleftiko or seafood risotto.

Dapur Malaysia. From local street food favourite to a permanent fixture in Chapel Allerton, it’s been a big year at Dapur Malaysia. You can see what they’ve been up to and get up to 50% off in August. Their menu is full of classic Malaysian dishes, like rendang curry, kamak fried noodles and nasi goreng.

Banyan

Banyan. The world is your oyster with Banyan’s global-inspired menu. And with up to 50% off, there’s never been a better time to go. Start with small plates like the crispy duck spring rolls before you move onto an eclectic menu of mains like the brie burger, cauliflower Malayan curry and Cumberland sausage and mash.

The Skyliner. Over in Austhorpe, you’ll find one of the best fish and chips restaurants in Leeds. The Skyliner’s been open for over 50 years, so if you haven’t tried it yet, now’s the perfect time. There’s cod or haddock and chips, or you can try something different like the salt and pepper squid.

The New Conservatory. A popular Leeds stalwart, The New Conservatory is at the heart of the city’s nightlife. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme so you can tuck into a host of classics, from beer-battered haddock and chips to the Barnsley lamb chop, with up to 50% off in August.

Viva Italian

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Viva Italian. A quaint little Italian, nestled on the edge of the waterfront, Viva Italian is a cherished Leeds indie. They’ve signed up to the Eat Out to Help Out scheme, so you can enjoy their authentic Italian cooking for less. Filetto rossini, spaghetti alla carbonara, quattro stagioni pizza – so much choice!

Buon Apps. Popular Otley restaurant Buon Apps is back doing what it does best – classic Italian dishes in a rustic eatery. Tuck into authentic plates like manzo stroganoff, slow-cooked rolled pork belly and Tuscan fish stew and get up to 50% off in August.

Terms & Conditions

From Monday 3rd August to Monday 31st August 2020, you can get a 50% discount when you eat in at restaurants registered with the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. You can use the Eat Out to Help Out scheme at participating establishments to get a 50% discount on food or non-alcoholic drinks to eat or drink in (up to a maximum of £10 discount per diner). It’s available every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. You can use it as many times as you like. You do not need a voucher to use this scheme and you can use it at the same time as other offers and discounts. There is no minimum spend. You cannot claim a discount on alcoholic drinks or service charges. The discount will be automatically available to you at participating establishments. Establishments will then claim a reimbursement from the government for the discount they’ve given you.