Got a ginormous appetite? You might want to pay a visit to one of Leeds’ many all you can eat buffets and restaurants…
Whether you like to get a lot for your money or just have a never-ending appetite, you’ll find plenty of restaurants in Leeds that are happy to keep the food coming. From finger-lickin’ ribs to Brazilian-style steak and a few buffets you might not have heard of before, let us introduce you to Leeds’ all you can eat restaurants.
As you might know, Hansa’s isn’t an all you can eat restaurant. However, the Leeds mainstay has made its way onto this list with its Sunday offering. On the last day of the week, they serve up an almighty buffet, bringing together their most popular vegetarian Gujarati dishes for one fixed price. You can fill your plate with popadoms, pickles, puri bread and pilau rice, as well as two starters, two curries and nine salads.
Hansa’s, 72-74 North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7PN. Prices start from £10.95 per person on Sundays.
Fazenda is the ultimate all you can eat restaurant – and it started right here in Leeds. It’s a Brazilian steakhouse that keeps the food coming. They’ll bring a never-ending procession of 15 different grilled meats to your table, with everything from filet mignon to bife ancho and picanha steaks, all carved at your table. It’s not just the meat though, you can also load your plate with food from the buffet, which boasts salads, cheeses, cured meats, pasta, rice and more.
Fazenda Rodizo Bar & Grill, Waterman’s Place, 3 Wharf Approach, Granary Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4GL. Prices start from £19.50 at lunch and £32.50 at dinner.
Sukhothai offers an all you can eat buffet at their Chapel Allerton restaurant on Sunday afternoons. You can indulge in all manner of delicious Thai delicacies for a bargain price. They serve up a medley of dishes, ranging from chicken wings and spring rolls to Thai curries, noodles and stir-fries – all you need to do is keep going back for more.
Sukhothai, 8 Regent Street, Chapel Allerton, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS7 4PE. It’s £13.95 between 12pm and 3pm on Sundays in Chapel Allerton.
If you want an all you can eat buffet that’s filled with Indian favourites, you have to go to Aagrah. Available Sunday and Monday at their city centre, Chapel Allerton, Tadcaster, Garforth and Ilkley restaurants, it promises everything from seekh kebabs to gosht balti, lamb nihari and chicken makhani, so there’s sure to be something you like.
Aagrah, Leeds City Centre, St Peter’s Square, Quarry Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AH. It’s £13.95 per person on Sundays and Mondays.
The Wellington Pizza Pub
The Wellington Pizza Pub has earned a reputation for its unique all you can eat offering. You can tuck into any of their creations, which range from the Wing Commander (Scotch bonnet sauce, applewood smoked cheddar, pulled chicken wings, blue cheese sauce and spring onions) to the Hickory Pig (bbq base, mozzarella, smoked applewood cheese, pancetta and pulled pork). You can order more until you’re full and get refills of their house prosecco, lager or selected soft drinks while you’re at it.
The Wellington Pizza Pub, City Central, 27 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4EA. It’s £27.95 all day, every day of the week for 90 minutes.
Estabulo use the traditional Gaúcho method of grilling the finest cuts of meat over an open flame. From rump steak to sausages, gammon and chicken wrapped in bacon, the Brasilian barbecue will bring you a choice of 14 different types of meat straight to your table. Top it off with a visit to their buffet bar or order one of their traditional Brazilian sides.
Estabulo, 5 St Peter’s Square, Leeds LS9 8AQ & The Light, 22 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 8TL. Prices start from £15.95 at lunch and £26.95 at dinner.
If Chinese food is what you want, there’s one restaurant to try – Crown Buffet. The name is perhaps a little deceiving because it’s not a buffet – it is one of Leeds’ best all you can eat restaurants though. They’ve got a huge menu, loaded with classic dishes like chow mein, beef in black bean and spring rolls – just order, eat and repeat until you’re full. Top tip – ask for the ‘real’ menu for an authentic selection of Chinese cuisine.
Crown Buffet, Academy Building, Gower Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7PX. It’s £15.99 per person for two hours.
Red Hot World Buffet
This is one of the more traditional all you can eat buffets in Leeds, with an absolutely massive selection of food from every corner of the globe. It’s not fine dining by any stretch, but if you’re after a cheap and cheerful dinner with oodles of choice, you’re definitely onto something. Prowl around their buffet and you’ll find yourself moving from traditional British Sunday roasts to Indian curries, Italian pizza and Chinese chicken wings, all in one go. What will you go for?
Red Hot World Buffet, 44-48 The Light, The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 8TL. Prices start from £8.99 at lunch and £13.99 at dinner.
At Blue Sakura, you can dive into a never-ending selection of sushi. They have hundreds of dishes, with everything from salmon sashimi to spicy tuna gunkan. But it’s not just sushi – you can snaffle katsu curry, gobble yakitori and feast on bao buns, all ordered on the tablet at your table. Be sure to check the menu before you go, as different dishes are available at different times of the day.
Blue Sakura, 2-3 Merrion Way, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8BT. It’s £18.00 from 12pm to 2:30pm, £29.95 from 5pm to 10:30pm on weekday evenings and £34.95 from 5pm to 10:30pm on weekend evenings.
Last but not least, is another Thai restaurant. Thai Edge has a reputation for serving up tasty fodder – and there’s no better time to try it than on a Sunday when they do their all you can eat buffet. You get as much food as you can squeeze into your body, with a choice of over 20 dishes, including curries, stir-fries and noodles. They even have a live cooking counter so you can watch their chefs at work.
Thai Edge, New Portland Street, 7 Calverley Street, Leeds, LS1 3DA. It’s £12.95 from 12pm to 3.30pm and £14.95 from 5pm to 9.30pm.