Leeds/North West

North West Leeds is a large and diverse part of the city of Leeds, extending from Burley (near the city centre) out as far as Guiseley and the city's airport. It is especially popular with students in areas such as Burley and Hyde Park where the accommodation is cheap and close to the University.

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Roomzzz Headingley

Roomzzz Headingley is an award winning Aparthotel that occupies a prime location only 5 minutes' walk away from Headingley Stadium and close to Leeds universities. There's a choice of superb apartments individually designed to provide you with the space you need to relax, in complete comfort. Minimum of three nights stay, includes LCD TV, free Wi-fi and free secure parking.

SLEEP   —  +44 844 4994888 —  361 Burley Road

The Clock Café

Anything on the menu is delicious and the service and beers (no weak fizzy lager here!) are outstanding, ranging from traditional English to renowned Czech produce. The setup is basic with benches and tables but the atmosphere is pitched just right for small groups and couples - recommended. If there were popularity contests for bar staff, this place would win.

Roomzzz Leeds City West

Leeds City West is an award winning Aparthotel that occupies a prime location only 15 minutes' walk away from the vital centre of Leeds and close to Leeds universities. There's a choice of superb studio apartments, individually designed to provide you with the space you need to relax, in complete comfort. LCD TV, free Wi-fi, and free Grab & Go Breakfast.

The Original Oak

with its former bowling green beer garden (brilliant but overcrowded in summer)is a Headingley institution with a lively (but more traditional) atmosphere. You may have to queue to get in at weekends but The Oak is always good fun, drawing a younger crowd upstairs and a more mature crowd at the downstairs bar.


Not your usual brewery owned pub. This family run and owned continental style bar is very popular with students, pre drinkers to Halo, Otley runners. Located on the main road between the Leeds Metropolitan University and Leeds University.

The Bear Pit

This is the last vestiges of Leeds Zoological and Botanical Gardens, an unsuccessful Victorian business. Built in 1840, bears were displayed in a circular pit with the public viewing them from the castellated turrets.

SEE   —  Cardigan Road

Headingley Carnegie Stadium

World famous, is a must for Cricket and Rugby (both codes - League and Union) fans. Quite unique in serving both sports - a 'siamese' stadium. The annual Test match is a highlight of Leeds' sporting calendar.


This Algerian restaurant offers authentic atmosphere and eating. The food is among the best tasted in Leeds. Teas and coffees can be taken upstairs among the low tables and scatter cushions.

Far Headingley conservation area

the old cottages and shops are very pretty (especially Cottage Road), as are the leafy streets and Victorian terraces and villas to the north further up the Otley Road.

SEE   —  Map

Halo & Quilted Llama

Student nightclub located in a former church near the university entrance, where you will find Voodoo and [http://komedykollective.com/ Skewed Circus] events.

DRINK   —  177-179 Woodhouse Lane


fresh sandwiches made to order, Illy coffee, great selection of cakes and cookies, stylish surroundings and great value for money.

EAT   —  27 North Lane

Glengarth Hotel

Nice location among University of Leeds buildings, free secure wi-fi, friendly staff, includes full breakfast, private rooms.

Horsforth Village Museum

Museum built in 1983 to celebrate Horsforth which has been described as the "largest village in England".

Headingley Lodge Hotel

belonging to Headingley stadium, is reasonably priced and has views across the cricket pitch


Italian restaurant and salumeria/café.Fantastic simple food, great atmosphere, always busy.

Dare Café

is a stylish, urbane and inexpensive café-restaurant-bar with a range of decent food.

EAT   —  Map


is another local favourite with inexpensive prices and a vibrant atmosphere

EAT   —  Map


sister to similarly-named Thai restaurant in nearby Chapel Allerton

EAT   —  Map

Otley Chevin

Overlooking the town of Otley, this ridge is popular with hikers.

SEE   —  Map


famous traditional fish and chip restaurant/shop dating from 1934

EAT   —  Map

Victorian 'folly'

built to celebrate the visit of Queen Victoria to Leeds in 1858.

SEE   —  Queenswood

Jino's Thai Cafe

relaxed bring-your-own drink Thai restaurant and takeaway

EAT   —  Map


another famous traditional fish and chip restaurant/shop

EAT   —  Map

Sala Thai

longstanding Thai restaurant in a grand villa

EAT   —  Map

Kirkstall Abbey

A ruined Cisterian monastery built in 1152.

SEE   —  Abbey Rd

Thai Sabai

yet another(!) pleasant Thai restaurant

EAT   —  Map

Caliente Café

is a great little Mexican restaurant

EAT   —  Map

Enjay's Creperie

high quality crepes, drinks and food

EAT   —  Map

Yeadon Common

A popular site for plane-spotters.

SEE   —  Map


Renowned Chinese restaurant.

Haley's Hotel

award-winning restaurant

SLEEP   —  +44 113 278 4446 —  Shire Oak Road

Abbey Guest House

Vesper Road, Hawksworth

SLEEP   —  Map

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