City Buzz: 9 new restaurants coming to Leeds

D&D - the company behind Crafthouse in Leeds - is opening a new rooftop restaurant in the city.

D&D - the company behind Crafthouse in Leeds - is opening a new rooftop restaurant in the city.

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There’s a lot going on in Leeds’s dining scene at the moment. Here are nine restaurants that are coming to the city.

IBERICA

A new tapas restaurant will open at a former auction house on East Parade. The eatery at the Grade-II listed Hepper House opens next year.

Read more here.

TURTLE BAY

The Caribbean restaurant is expected to open its doors on Albion Street at The Light shopping centre before Christmas.

Read more here.

THE OX CLUB

After getting involved in foodie events at Belgrave Music Hall, the meat-focussed restaurant is opening at Headrow House on December 3.

HUMPIT

After seeing success at the Corn Exchange, the popular hummus and pitta café is opening a new site at the Merrion Centre on Wade Lane.

Read a review of their Corn Exchange site here.

D&D

The company behind Leeds’s Angelica and Crafthouse venues will launch a rooftop restaurant at Victoria Gate, which opens in 2016.

For more about the new restaurant, click here.

VICE AND VIRTUE

A Leeds chef is launching a fine dining restaurant at a former lapdancing bar in Leeds’s Northern Quarter.

The downstairs cocktail bar launches next week, with the restaurant is due to open in March 2016.

More here.

MARCO’S ITALIAN

Leeds-born celebrity chef Marco Pierre White will open a restaurant at the Merrion Centre.

The Italian eatery is due to op en at the end of next year.

ITSU

The calorie-counting restaurant is taking over the old Barratts shoe shop on Commercial Street.

Work is under way to refurbish the site, so keep your eyes peeled.

For more about Itsu, click here.

LIQUOR STORE AND WHISKY PARLOUR

This pop-up whisky bar opens on Lower Briggate next week, and it’s not just drink that’s on the menu.

British-style tapas will be served throughout the evening as well as a brunch menu.

Check out what’s in store here.

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