They showcase the city's booming dining scene throughout a decade which in restaurants across Leeds catered for all tastes and budgets. They were run by a renegade band of chefs and entrepreneurs who dared to push the boundaries and challenge people's eating habits. How many do you remember? READ MORE: 25 Leeds pubs you may remember from the 1980s LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
1. Strawberry Affaire
Inside Strawberry Affaire on the corner of Lands Lane and Albion Place in March 1984. "It is a noisy, lively spot, most expensively created with imaginative use of chrome, brass, huge mirrors and subtly lighting. It is clean and neat without being ostentatious," wrote a YEP food critic.
Maxi's restaurant on Bingley Street was a favouriter among a generation of diners. Pictured in November 1989 are staff members Eddie Leunq (manager), Rita Stubbs (director), Louise Au (mangeress) and Bob Chan (director).
Ringways restaurant on Whitehall Road offered traditional English food cooked to the highest standards. It had been welcoming diners for 25 years when this photo was taken in November 1985.
The Mermaid on Stainbeck Parade pictured in September 1983 was gaining a reputation for some of the best fish and chips in Yorkshire.