31 Leeds restaurants you may remember from the 1990s

Restaurants across Leeds served up cuisine to cater for all tastes, palates and budgets during the 1990s.

Saturday, 19th June 2021, 6:00 am
How many of these Leeds restaurants do you remember from the 1990s?
How many of these Leeds restaurants do you remember from the 1990s?

These photos plucked from the YEP archive, showcase the range of different restaurant options across the city during a decade in which stuffed crust pizza, sun dried tomatoes, focaccia bread, crab cakes and baked brie featured on menus. How many of these restaurants do you remember from back in the day? READ MORE: 24 Leeds restaurants you may remember from the 1980s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

Ike's, the restaurant at the end of Briggate, had became a firm favourite particularly with Leeds theatre and cinema goers when this photo was taken in February 1994.
Did you enjoy a Chinese meal here back in the day? Sang Sang on The Headrow pictured in June 1992.

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A rather special menu was on offer at The Moghul restaurant on Town Street in Horsforth in March 1992. The 'Recession Special' was on offer every Tuesday and Thursday evening priced at just £5.
This Pizzaland restaurant on Briggate opened in September 1990 and was decorated in the style of an Italian bistro.
A taste of Italy was on offer at Mangano's Ristorante on Princes Avenue in Roundhay. It is pictured in February 1994.
You could find Indian restaurant Sonargaon on New Briggate in the city centre. Pictured in September 1990.
This is Pebbles restaurant on Austhorpe Road in Cross Gates in December 1991. It was just a stones throw away from the railway station.
This impressive building was home to the Sala Thai restaurant on Shaw Lane in Headingley. It is pictured in September 1993.
Did you eat at Teppanyaki back in the day? This Japanese restaurant, pictured in October 1993, was on Belgrave Street in LS2.
Street Lane in Roundhay was the place to be for those keen to enjoy Eastern cuisine at authentic Indian restaurant Shahana in February 1991.
Do you remember HG's restaurant in the Victoria Quarter? Pictured in March 1992.
Fine dining was on offer at the Harewood restaurant based in the four star Queens Hotel on City Square. Pictured in October 1992.
The flavours of Sicily were on offer at La Dolce Vita on Vicar Lane. Pictured in Febraury 1991.
This is John T's at the Marriott Hotel in the city centre pictured in December 1993.
Do you remember this Chinese restaurant in the city centre? Jumbo was on Vicar Lane. Pictured in August 1990.
This is the Embassy restaurant with its Victorian style decor pictured in December 1990.
D'Angelo's on Bradford Road at Stanningley was popular with locals in west Leeds. Pictured in March 1991.
Did you enjoy a meal here back in the day? The Lawnswood Porterhouse restaurant on Otley Road pictured in May 1991.
Does this restaurant look familiar? It's the Park Lane restaurant in Roundhay pictured in June 1993.
The New Asia restaurant on Vicar Lane offered Chinese and Vietnamese style cuisine. Pictured in November 1993.
Do you remember The Old Delhi? It was on Burley Road and is pictured in May 1992.
Pizza Express was welcoming customers at White Cloth Hall in February 1992. Were you one of them?
No 1 Chinese restaurant on Harrogate Road was popualr with diners. It is pictured in February 1990.
This is the Roman Garden restaurant located in Horsforth's Hall Park pictured in August 1990.
Salsa Mexicana on Harrogate Road in Chapel Allerton in February 1993.
Inside the new Aagrah restaurant in Garforth pictured in May 1993.
Inside Fat Franco's on New Road Side at Horsforth in December 1993.
An all-American experience awaited diners at the Liberty Street restaurant pictured in April 1990.
Crown Point Retail Park was the location of bar and diner The Big Apple pictured in March 1993.
Remember Brigg-Shots Bistro pictured here in February 1991? It was on Queen's Court off Briggate.
Do you remember the Ferret Hall Bistro on North Lane in Headingley? Pictured in December 1993.
Chinese restaurant Fortune River was on Roundhay Road. Pictured in March 1994.
Karim Mir, the owner of Darbar on Kirkgate, prepares a dish in February 1994.
Paris on Town Street in Horsforth was named West Yorkshire's top place to eat out in October 1990. Pictured are owners Martin Spalding (left) and Steven Kendall.
Leodis in the city centre was a popular draw for diners. Pictured in February 1993.
Share your memories of eating out in Leeds during the 1990s with Andrew Hutchinson via email at: [email protected] or tweet him - @AndyHutchYPN