If you get the urge for a late night bite to eat, head to these Leeds eateries where last orders isn’t until the early hours.
Whether you’re feeling ravenous after a gig or just want an almighty feast on your night out, you can’t go wrong with these late night eats. From tantalising meat feasts to classic curries, we’ve got all your cravings covered. And you can find them in some of Leeds’ busiest nightlife spots, so you won’t have to go far to tuck in.
Tucked away on Merrion Street, Zaap is the perfect spot for a late night feed. They don’t call orders until 11:30pm, so you have loads of time to snaffle proper Thai curries and loaded plates of Pad Thai. They’ve recreated the chaos of a Thai street food market, with steamy open kitchens, hand-painted murals and tuk-tuk tables, so the buzzing atmosphere won’t be lost as you neck a beer ready to continue the night.
Zaap Thai, 22 Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 6PG.
Victoria Gate Casino
There’s nothing like a 24-hour casino to sate your midnight munchies. Put down your poker chips and head to V Restaurant, where you can get dishes like Hunter’s Chicken and Haddock and Chips until 1am. Staying later? Their All Day Menu is available 24/7, so you can dig into everything from sausage sarnies to loaded burgers whenever the urge hits you. Plus, they have a late night brunch that runs for midnight to midday!
Victoria Gate Casino, Victoria Gate, 26 Eastgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7JL.
You won’t have to venture far from your Call Lane revelry to reach Dough House, as it’s right next to the Corn Exchange. It’s a rustic Italian eatery that serves 20-inch pizzas until 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Toppings range from slow-cooked rib of beef in red wine to sautéed rosemary potatoes. Why not get an Aperol Sour or Limoncello Spritz to finish?
Dough House, Cloth Hall Street, Leeds, West Yorshire, LS1 2HD.
Kada’s serves up tantalising Mediterranean and North African cuisine until 3am on Fridays and Saturdays. The weekdays aren’t far behind, with a 2am cut-off point. Expect lip-smacking mezze platters and pitas packed with hummus. You can settle into a cushioned booth or check out the exotic shisha tent. This late night hideaway is tucked around the back of the Corn Exchange, so you won’t have to trek far to continue your night.
Kada’s, 5 Crown Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7DA.
Red’s True BBQ
Red’s is famous for its bustling atmosphere, as their irresistible smells draw in the crowds of Call Lane. On Saturdays, the barbecue is fired up until midnight, so you don’t have to miss out on their succulent meaty feasts. Devour anything from loaded barbecue trays to weighty burgers, which you can lather with their iconic Red’s sauces, then wash it down with a 4-pint beer jug for the table before you head back out.
Red’s True BBQ, 1 Cloth Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2HD.
Akbar’s is the best solution to those late-night curry cravings. Pick from bhajis and pakoras before you dive into classic Indian mains. They do everything from butter chicken to lamb rogan josh and their famous giant naans are the perfect way to mop up the leftovers. It’s always busy with a lively atmosphere and if you get your last orders in before 11.45pm, you’ll have plenty of time to tuck into your feast.
Akbar’s, 15 Eastgate, Leeds West Yorkshire, LS2 7LY.
Friends of Ham
Just minutes from the station, Friends of Ham is a relaxed eatery that serves a delectable selection of European meats and cheeses as late as 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Go for one of their sharing platters or assemble your own, and choose from treats like Ibèrico Chorizo and Brie de Meaux. Want booze? Be sure to cast your eye over their extensive wine list and continental craft beer selection.
Friends of Ham, 4-8 New Street Station, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5DL.
Famous for its craft beer and beats, Belgrave is a night out in itself and you can keep your stomach lined with their on-site pizza vendor Dough Boys. The Queen Brie comes with cheese, caramelised onions and red grape, or you could devour the Salami of Darkness with salsiccia piccante, salami and pickled chillis. They serve their pizzas by the slice and you can keep going back for more until way past midnight on Fridays and Saturdays.
Dough Boys, Belgrave Music Hall, 1-1a Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8JP.
Tattu is a posh take on a late-night Chinese. It’s a fine dining restaurant furnished with cherry blossom trees and it’s just round the corner from iconic night-spot, Greek Street. They serve a modern take on Chinese cuisine, which you can order until 10.45pm on Fridays and Saturdays. You can dig into dishes like Beef Fillet with Caramel Soy and Thai Style Crispy Monkfish, before you finish off with a creative cocktail.
Tattu, Minerva, 29 East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5PS.
MyLahore is a part-restaurant-part-takeaway. They don’t serve alcohol but they’ll certainly fill those post-night-out-cravings, with curries like Tikka Masala and Jalfrezi. Although Indian cuisine is their speciality, you can get all sorts, from flame-grilled chicken to burgers. Whatever you choose, it’s served until 12:45 on Fridays and Saturdays or 11:45 the rest of the week.
MyLahore, 90 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS3 LT1.