Sweet or savoury, hot or cold? Whatever way you like your bagels, here’s where you can get the best in Leeds.
Sliced in half, gently toasted and filled with all kinds of healthy and naughty treats. Sound good? This trio of local independents bake their own delicious bagels ready for you to enjoy and they’re the perfect excuse to leave the house for a bite, whether you’re getting yours to eat in or to go. From classic combos like cream cheese and salmon or something more adventurous like BBQ chicken, why not give these bagel-loving legends in Leeds a try?
Slow Rise Bakery
Slow Rise Bakery have been rolling, boiling and delivering baked goods to Leeds cafes since 2015, but you can now their incredible bagels at their very own Horsforth cafe. Plain, poppy seed, sesame or pretzel salt? Once you’ve chosen your bagel, it’s time to fill it up. They do all the classics, from their triple nut peanut butter to the salmon and cream cheese. Fancy an American favourite? The salt beef with gherkins and mustard is a must-try. Keep an eye out for their ever-changing array of daily specials, cakes and pretzels too.
Slow Rise Bakery, 2a Sunnybank Avenue, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 4LZ. They’re open for eat-in or takeaway.
The Street Lane Bakery
The Street Lane Bakery is a proper community bakehouse. They do all kinds of baked goods, but it’s their bagels that steal the show. They’re made fresh each day to classic Jewish recipes, and come in an array of ever-changing flavours, from poppy seed to onion. They have a small menu of fillings, so will you go for Nutella or smoked salmon? If you’d like to eat in, you can pair it with a cup of coffee. Don’t have time? You can grab a pack of freshly-baked bagels to go so you can make your favourite combo at home.
The Street Lane Bakery, Caretakers House, 399 Street Lane, Moortown, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17 6HQ. They’re open for eat-in or takeaway.
Doghouse Bar & Bagel Shop
Bagels are the food of choice at Doghouse. They’re handmade daily and come in all types of flavours, from classics like plain and poppy seed to more adventurous creations like cinnamon raisin. Choose your favourite and get it filled with all kinds of sweet treats – peanut butter, jam or Nutella anyone? If you prefer savoury, go for one of their hot lunch bagels, like the BBQ pulled chicken and melted cheese. You can pair yours with a cup of Leodis coffee in the morning or with all kinds of craft beer and spirits later on.
Doghouse Bar & Bagel Shop, 93 Kirkgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7DJ. They’re open for eat-in or takeaway.