Although D&D hail from London, new restaurant Crafthouse is Yorkshire through and through. It has embraced the Leeds culture, both in its design and its menu, as an extensive array of locally-sourced produce goes into every dish.
The open kitchen and bar will give you a unique glimpse into the inner-workings of Crafthouse, which means you can watch head chef Lee Bennet and his talented team work their magic. They use a Josper Grill that’s heated to an incredible 480°C – it’s the secret weapon behind their chargrilled meat, fish and crustaceans.
If it’s your first time, you simply have to order something that’s been cooked on it – like the steak, sourced for the Ginger Pig, a farm on the Yorkshire Moors. And that’s just one example of locally-sourced ingredients. Their milk and cream comes from a dairy in Grassington, the smoked fish from East Yorkshire, and the seafood from Bridlington. It really is a local affair with food.
But the food isn’t the only draw here. Crafthouse’s wine menu has been specially chosen to compliment the food. They also offer a selection of signature and classic cocktails for your enjoyment. And with the candle light and the herb garden, Crafthouse has created the perfect place to enjoy them.
So if you’re looking for a relaxed night out, with fine food, fine wine and fine company, Crafthouse is the place to go. You can even bring the little ones, as they have a special menu, just for kids.
Crafthouse can be accessed via the dedicated glass lift off Boar Lane, or through Trinity, going to the top floor and to the dedicated Crafthouse / Angelica lift at the side of Wagamama.