With dark nights and the festive season well and truly over, it’s easy to feel a bit blue. So for those not able to get somewhere hot for October half term, why not give a nod to the nostalgia of Summer and enjoy a BBQ food in Leeds!
Alongside reigning grill champs Red’s True and Smokes BBQ, there is a host of other sophisticated destinations to try BBQ food in Leeds:
Located opposite the First Direct Arena, Bulgogi Grill is a Korean take on the table BBQ. Locally-sourced meats and seafood are delivered to your table after being lovingly drenched in Korean spices and seasonings, ready for you to cook at your leisure on a table-top grill.
9 Merrion Way, The Arena Quarter, Leeds LS2 8BT
The Good Luck Club, Wellington Place
With a New York inspired interior, this eatery is smart and quirky. Sporting a large charcoal grill and a fully-stocked bar, the new menu includes a ‘cooked over fire’ section for mouth-watering Butter and Lemon Salmon Fillet, Beer & Honey Chicken, and a sweet savoury Indonesian Rump Steak.
6 Wellington Place, Building 6, Leeds LS1 4AP
Firelake Grill House & Cocktail Bar, The Light
FireLake Grill House is a sophisticated option for the BBQ lover, inspired by the wilds of Minnesota. Dishes are wood-smoked or wood and flame-cooked, served in opulent surroundings with complimentary barrel-aged cocktails.
The Light, 13 The Headrow, No 1 The Light, Leeds LS1 8TL
Stampede Leeds, St Johns Centre
With a simple but tasty American-style menu of ribs, steaks, wings, burgers, salads, and sandwiches – from Pulled Pork and Philly Cheesesteak – you know exactly what you’re getting at this ‘Cattle Grid Steak House’ outlet…. And done well (or well done, depending on how you like it cooked!)
St. Johns Centre Leeds, Unit 24, Leeds LS2 8LQ
Bem Brasil Leeds, Greek Street
Akin to Fazenda and Estabulo Rodizio Bar & Grill, Bem Brasil uses the traditional method of requesting food via a stop/start disc on the table. Servers carve meat from traditional Brazilian grills, including charcoal-barbecued skewers of beef, lamb, pork, chicken, and sausage, with oodles of dishes available at the salad bar too.
6 Greek Street, Leeds LS1 5RW
Ox Club, The Headrow
Headrow House is the location of the simply presented Ox Club, a well-respected restaurant featured in the 2018 Good Food and Michelin Food Guides. Within a relaxed environment, guests can expect imaginative food that changes subject to seasonal produce, along with some meat or vegetarian dishes cooked on a specialist wood grill.
The Headrow, Headrow House, Leeds LS1 6PU
Dakota Bar & Grill, Russell Street
Akin to FireLake Grill, this restaurant is attached to a high-end Leeds hotel. Their claim to fame is that all beef is selected and hand cut by Donald Russell, Royal Warrant holder since 1984 and the trusted supplier to H.M. The Queen. Quality steaks are cooked on hot coals with a choice of sauces. Delicious.
8 Russell Street, Leeds LS1 5RN
Caracas Grill, York Place
Treat yourself to a Venezuelan-style BBQ, accompanied with creative starters and sides. This restaurant prides itself on well-marinated steak, chicken, and pork, all cooked to perfection. One of the top-rated eateries in Leeds according to TripAdvisor, visitors can choose from, amongst others, a range of Pepitos (sandwiches) or Parrillas (Barbeque) with a meat of their choice.
16 York Place, Basement Britannia House, Leeds LS1 2EU
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