7 tantalising tasting menus to try in Leeds

7 tantalising tasting menus to try in Leeds
Tasting menus are a great way to sample the best of what restaurant's have to offer (Photo: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Why opt for just the one menu item when you can enjoy a gourmet feast?

These creative tasting menus are ideal for experimenting with exciting new dishes and flavours, so embrace your adventurous side and book in for a unique dining experience at one of these Leeds restaurants.

Home

Taking inspiration from the landscape to produce tasty seasonal menus, Home aims to refined classic British flavours using quality local produce and serve them to guests in a carefully crafted five or ten course tasting menu, which can take up to three hours to enjoy.

Visit: 16-17 Kirkgate, LS1 6BY – homeleeds.co.uk

The Man Behind the Curtain

The Man Behind The Curtain is renowned for its ultra modern interior and artistically presented dishes (Photo: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

The Man Behind The Curtain is renowned for its ultra modern interior and artistically presented dishes (Photo: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

As Leeds’ newest Michelin Star eatery, you can expect the food here to be nothing short of excellent – and with a reputation for its abstract sense of style, diners are guraranteed plenty of unusual surprises during the three hour dining experience.

The tasting menu ranges between 10 and 14 courses, with hand massaged octopus, Iberico pork, avocado slider and coconut roasted langoustine just a few of the delights on offer.

Visit: 68-78 Vicar Lane, LS1 7JH – themanbehindthecurtain.co.uk

Shears Yard

Shears Yard’s six course tasting menu is inspired by a combination of classic and more unusal flavour combinations, with dishes continually changing to complement the seasons.

Available to enjoy from Tuesday to Thursday, at a price of £35 per person, the current menu features delicious delights such as slow cooked beef brisket, seared duck breast and blackberry and green tea Eton mess.

Visit: 11-15 Wharf Street, The Calls, LS2 7EH – shearsyard.com

Crafthouse

The seven-course menu at Crafthouse is ideal for adventurous diners (Photo: James Hardisty)

The seven-course menu at Crafthouse is ideal for adventurous diners (Photo: James Hardisty)

If you’re an adventurous diner keen to try new flavours, the seven-course menu at Crafthouse is sure not to disappoint.

Priced at £65 per person, the menu is served from Monday to Saturday and changes slightly each day to reflect the freshest produce and ingredients of the season.

Visit: Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, LS1 6HW – crafthouse-restaurant.com

Salvo’s

Salvo’s ‘Alter Ego tasting dinner’ is served every Friday and Saturday from 7.30pm at a price of £38 per person, and features six tasty courses that are inspired by the seasons, accompanied by a specially chosen wine, or a chilled artisan beer.

Visit: 115 & 107 Otley Road, LS6 3PX – salvos.co.uk

Vice & Virtue

Vice & Virtue's seasonal menu is crafted using locally foraged ingredients (Photo: Tony Johnson)

Vice & Virtue’s seasonal menu is crafted using locally foraged ingredients (Photo: Tony Johnson)

Vice & Virtue offers diners a choice of three tasting menus (starting at £30 per person), including a seasonal menu crafted using locally foraged ingredients, each of which come with a drink package option to both complement and enhance the dining experience.

Visit: 68 New Briggate, LS1 6NU – viceandvirtueleeds.co.uk

The Swine That Dines

Serving delicious small plates designed for sharing, the menu here changes on a monthly basis to ensure diners always have new tastes and flavours to return to.

Formerly the site of one of the city’s most popular breakfast cafes, The Greedy Pig, the premises is currently being transformed into a permanent Swine base which will be open from Wednesday to Saturday, serving a rotating monthly menu of delicious small plates designed for sharing.

Visit: 58 North Street, LS2 7PN – facebook.com/TheSwineThatDines

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