9 of the quirkiest Leeds foodie experiences you need to try

As the largest city in Yorkshire, Leeds has tonnes on offer for foodies - including these quirky restaurants which turn an ordinary meal into an experience to remember.

By Sarah Wilson
Thursday, 16th May 2019, 2:53 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th May 2019, 3:53 pm
Teppanyaki, Leeds
Teppanyaki, Leeds

Check out these unusual Leeds restaurants for dinner with a twist.

Meat fans rejoice! At this Brazilian restaurant, top-quality meat is served gaucho-style, with green and red cards allowing you to indicate when you want more meat brought to the table. Don't forget to wear stretchy trousers.
There's no better way to experience Japanese food than at Teppanyaki, which takes its name from the traditional griddle used to cook your food right in front of you. You'll be wowed both by the food and the skill of the chefs.
For more East Asian cuisine served in a traditional style, head to Korean restaurant Bulgogi, where a grill built into your table lets you to grill delicious marinated meats, seafood and vegetables from the comfort of your chair.

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    If you're looking for a quirky and upmarket foodie experience, head to this Michelin-starred restaurant. Here you'll find an array of wacky - but delicious - dishes, all served with artistic flare.
    If you prefer your meals with a little more fiesta, head to Revolucin de Cuba, where Latin-inspired tapas and dishes are served with rum-laced cocktails and followed on weekends by lively Latin dancers.
    At this chic, high-ceilinged restaurant, the menu is fresh, ever-changing and always creative - think poached chicken paired with gherkin ketchup or goats cheese mousse with beetroot.
    Award-winning, Michelin-starred Tharavadu is widely considered the best Indian restaurant in Leeds. Try it for a change-up from your usual Indian fare with curries like "Kerala kozhi": chicken, roasted coconut and Kerala spices.
    This imaginative American Diner delivers on the greasy treats, serving the likes of chicken and a wacky fried egg and peanut burger brought our in plastic baskets. Perfect for a cheat day.
    Zaap Thai is street food done authentically - in an environment that will transport you all the way to Thailand. Market stalls, hanging signs and even a tuk tuk will have you forgetting you're still in Leeds.