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Food and restaurants in Headingley

Top restaurants

Café
“Its just great food and you can take your own booze in free! Can't fault it and resonably priced - sits next to a fancy hipster style resturant (Heaney and Mill) I know which I'd prefer. Book as it's always full.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Now considered a Headingley institution, Salvo's first opened its doors in 1976 and has been packing in customers ever since for it's great buzzy atmosphere, friendly service and a wonderful selection of traditional and more contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. Regularly featured in the Good Food Guide, Salvo's is a former Yorkshire Evening Post Family Restaurant of the Year and after 30 years continues to receive plaudits from numerous prestigious national publications. Salvo's has been voted one of the top Italian Restaurants in the UK by The Sunday Times, The Times, Olive Magazine and The Observer, and in October 2009 Salvo's won Best Local Italian Restaurant on Gordon Ramsay's programme 'The F Word'. As Salvo's has recently celebrated its 38th Birthday it shows no signs of slowing down and remains the archetypal Italian Neighbourhood Restaurant. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Pizza by the yard! Authentic Italian using wood-fired ovens so beautiful aroma of woodsmoke in the background. Always full but do takeaways - only 5 mins walk from our Airbnb.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is a lovely friendly place which serves small plates of beautifully cooked italian food. I particularly reccommend the rabbit and panchetta stew, the fried zuccini with mint and the smoked haddock dish but all the dishes are delicious and prepared fresh in front of you in the kitchen at the end of the bar. You can sit and eat at the bar which is a nice choice if you're on your own. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“Bar and Restaurant. Great brunch ... can get busy and therefore be a bit slow. lovely spot for a sunday monring, as long as your not in a rush! ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Great pub classics and local ales. Nice atmosphere overlooking the Meanwood vista.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“Its just great food and you can take your own booze in free! Can't fault it and resonably priced - sits next to a fancy hipster style resturant (Heaney and Mill) I know which I'd prefer. Book as it's always full.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Now considered a Headingley institution, Salvo's first opened its doors in 1976 and has been packing in customers ever since for it's great buzzy atmosphere, friendly service and a wonderful selection of traditional and more contemporary Mediterranean cuisine. Regularly featured in the Good Food Guide, Salvo's is a former Yorkshire Evening Post Family Restaurant of the Year and after 30 years continues to receive plaudits from numerous prestigious national publications. Salvo's has been voted one of the top Italian Restaurants in the UK by The Sunday Times, The Times, Olive Magazine and The Observer, and in October 2009 Salvo's won Best Local Italian Restaurant on Gordon Ramsay's programme 'The F Word'. As Salvo's has recently celebrated its 38th Birthday it shows no signs of slowing down and remains the archetypal Italian Neighbourhood Restaurant. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Café
“Cafe Lento is a small indi cafe with all you should find in a good cafe - lovely food, wonderful coffee, nice vibe, nice people and it has a Friday music thing -check details usually jazz orientated music. Only 10 min walk from ouur place and truly the best cafe .”
  • 5 locals recommend
Store
“If you're into coffee, don't miss this one! Great sandwiches as well, with lots of homemade and locally sourced ingredients. Doubles as art space, with a cool shop on the ground floor and an intimate Art Gallery on the first floor. They also run lots of creative workshops and courses on evenings and at weekends. Great place!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“Casual bar and cafe which serves food until 10 and stays open till late. A wide array of sandwiches and salads plus drinks galore. Recommended. As well as everything else on these lists. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
“Headingley's Budget friendly cafe with all the staples, plus an early bird menu”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafeteria
“Meanwood cafe and mini gallery...Great for brunch and coffee- Tandem also showcases local artists”
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“A little gem of a cafe in Headingley. North-African food with a twist. Vintage shop in the basement. Nice little baklavas to go with cardamom tea. Mmm...”
  • 2 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Beautifully cooked, the pastry is exquisite, and the balance of ingredients damned near perfect. Go the cheese and onion route, you'll not regret it!”
  • 2 locals recommend