Eating Out West Leeds

Restaurants in the city centre

Restaurant Reviews

Eating out with kids can sometimes be something of a challenge (understatement of the year!) There are plenty of cafes, bars and restaurants in the West Leeds area which really do welcome children and families so I’ve compiled a list of them here.

These places are not all ‘exclusively’ for families or children but they have all shown thoughtful touches or great facilities (things like pushchair access, changing facilities, highchairs and so on)

At West Leeds Mumbler we are always looking to ‘spread the word’ if we find out about any little gems, so if you know of a pub, restaurant or café that should be included in this listing then please contact us here.

Archie’s Bar and Kitchen

Situated in the heart of Leeds, Archie’s is a stylish yet comfortable venue that spans over two arches and is open all day. The restaurant serves a mix of mouth-watering weekend breakfast and a variety of dinner options throughout the week including delicious stone baked pizzas.

Very child friendly.

Address: The Dark Arches, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4BR.

Tel: 01132 431 001

Bella Italia

Bella Italia seems to be designed with families in mind! They have excellent facilities, Happy Face pancakes (perfect for a treat), a three course menu for just £5.95 and they even sell Ella’s Kitchen baby food. They also have a children’s activity pack.

145 Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6BR.

Bill’s Restaurant

Bill’s Leeds restaurants is housed in historic Albion Place, next door to Trinity Leeds shopping centre. Across two floors, with a large private dining room upstairs, plus an outside eating area, it’s charming and full of character. Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between.

Very child friendly.

Address: 1 Albion Place, Leeds,  LS1 6JL.  

Tel: 01132 452 010

Brasserie Blanc

A great value kids menu at 2 courses for £5.95 and they really look after the kids.

Address: Victoria Mill, Sovereign Street, Leeds, LS1 4BJ,

Tel: 0113 2206060

Byron Burger

Byron have some of the best burgers going and the kids menu is no exception! For just £6.50 they offer a main, side and drink plus all kids will be kept entertained by puzzles and activities.

9a Lands Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6AW.


A great menu build for kids. Kids main, dessert & drink for just £6.50

Address: Trinity Centre, 414 Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AY

Telephone: 0113 2341122


Gusto now have restaurants in Cookridge and the City Centre! The ‘posh’ restaurant is a great treat for kids who can make their own pizzas or choose from a fab children’s menu.

10 Greek Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5RU.

Harvey Nichols

A childrens menu with lots of healthy options and an excuse to shop 

Address: 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AZ

Telephone: 0113 2048888

La Rambla

La Rambla is a family-friendly tapas restaurant that promises an authentic taste of Spain. They also have a ‘nines’ section on the menu filled with simpler food for pickier eaters.

9 East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2AJ.

Marco Pierre White

The restaurant’s menu reflects Marco’s Italian heritage and his love of classic American dishes. A casual and relaxed dining experience, the restaurant is suitable for all ages, welcoming families in particular to enjoy the diverse selection of pizzas, pastas, ribs, burgers and steaks

Address: Ibis Styles Leeds City Centre Arena, Wade Lane.

Telephone: 01138314530

The Botanist

Great fun for the kids with food presented around a potting shed theme with sausages on skewers, tomato sauce in a wheelbarrow and beans in a plant pot.

Address: 67 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW 

Telephone: 0113 2053240

The Reliance

Serve seasonal food from our open plan kitchen, including an extensive Sunday Roast menu.

Address: 76-78 North St, Leeds LS2 7PN.

Telephone: 0113 295 6060

The Tetley

The Tetley has a varied children’s menu that transforms to an activity sheet to keep the kids occupied.

Hunslet Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1JQ.

Trinity Kitchen

Trinity Kitchen serves a range of styles of cuisine in a street food layout.

Address: 58 Town St, Farsley, Pudsey LS28 5LD


Wagamamas is a great choice for parents of adventurous kids. The Asian menu has a wide variety of choices and comes in smaller sizes for children. They even have child friendly chopsticks!

31-32 Park Row, Greek Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5JD.

Zaap Thai

If you’re looking for a buzzing Bangkok market atmosphere and want to taste real street food then head down to Zaap, your own slice of Bangkok!

They strive to bring you the best Thai street food within a truly authentic Thai environment. Recipes are authentic and can be traced back to their provinces.

Address: Grand Arcade, Leeds, LS1 6PG.

Telephone: 0113 243 2586