Archives for quick lunch in leeds


What’s not to love about pie.

Flaky pastry, rich fillings and a plethora of side dishes that you can match to suit your mood.

When I mentioned that I was going to review the new pie place, there was so much interest I ended up going with three of my mates.

The first thing that draws your eye to the restaurant is the neon yellow lights. What could go wrong with a restaurant that has ‘Pie’ in its name ?


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Bird and Beast- Leeds

exterior bird and beast

I love chicken, it is by far one of my favourite meats, the Other Half is and has been well aware of this for some time. On our first date, over ten years ago he took me to Nandos (at the time the restaurant was pretty new to Leeds).

Nowadays, we don’t go there that often, on account of the lack of information on the provenance and welfare of the chicken used.That and the fact there is a great selection of other places to eat in Leeds that do shout about the provenance of their food.

One such place is the newly opened Bird and Beast – where they have a strong focus on provenance and quality.

The restaurant is located in the Central Arcade opposite Mrs Atha’s and is impossible to miss on account of their white exterior walls and signature chicken feet.

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Hepworth’s Deli

I’m always looking for new places to have lunch in Leeds. A couple of weeks ago on twitter I saw a photo of some freshly baked marshmallows brownies. I was hooked in, especially as they did not contain nuts.

Hepworth’s deli is situated in the Thornton Arcade in Leeds city centre. The deli serves a selection of coffee, teas cakes and sandwiches.
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