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Sesame

Leeds City Centre
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16 St Pauls Street, Leeds, England
+44 113 268 6155
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17:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 17:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sun 17:30 - 22:30
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Sesame is well situated for a quick takeout lunch next to Park Square. However, since it changed hands it has really gone downhill - ordered a three cheese pasta bake today, which I used to thoroughly enjoy - far too salty and poor quality ingredients. Very disappointing. Also they speak very poor English - I said I'd like to a... More 

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Thank Cookie M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The sandwhiches used to be fantastic at sesame but like all good things it has come to an end. I havent been for a long time until this week. It looks like its changed hands. The menu is pretty much the same but the quality of ingredients has taken a huge nose dive. Its a real shame as it used... More 

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Thank DT_CM
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This little place used to do a nice noodle soup (amongst other lovely sandwiches) and I hadn't been for a while but thought I'd have some for lunch. Sadly the recipe has changed and it's inedible. The veg is cut far too large to be eaten with a fork or a spoon and the soup base was just liked heated... More 

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Thank 85cjt
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was my first time and I was really looking forward to my lunch, Bacon, Brie and Mango Chutney sandwich. I took one bite and almost lost a tooth! the bacon was so hard I had to take it back to the shop where not even an apology was offered. Never again!

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Thank _martina_tennyson
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

i have been at sesame salad bar in Leeds and i had a giant Falafel wrap and a large salad box . it was just a wow. i give it 5 star. Also have been lovely staffs.

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1 Thank moris782015
Leeds, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

I would echo the recent reviews. I went to sesame for lunch today, really excited to return to my old favourite now that I'm back in Leeds. Arrived just before 12 (and therefore before the lunchtime rush) but despite there being 3 members of staff behind the counter and no other customers, no one wanted to take my order and... More 

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Thank EHoldsworth
Leeds, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

My boss has a salad from here everyday. I decided to start getting one for myself, I have a tight lunch budget, but treat myself once a week to a large salad for £5.50. You get plenty of choice for salad items. Some of the reviews on here are old and, I can tell you portion sizes have increased the... More 

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1 Thank FlippitL
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

Walked in. Five staff behind counter. Ignored for ten whole minutes so I walked out. Just not acceptable. Went down the road to competitor, served immediately.

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Thank LeSanglierCruzVerde
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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253 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

A new favourite and it is very busy at peak times but service is pretty swift. Queuing system can be a little confusing at first but bear with it. Plenty of choice on the salad bar but the servers can be a but skinny with portions of each so if you don't want a little of everything, make sure you... More 

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Thank 7RAC
Leeds, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

I stop by Sesame every couple of weeks for my favourite salad in Leeds. A medium box gives you five or six options, falafel, tzatziki, (sometimes) croutons, dressing and a meat, fish or cheese. The salad mixes are always fresh and delicious with fourteen or so different items to choose from. I recommend the slightly spicy noodles and teriyaki salmon... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Japanese, Sushi
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
17:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 St Pauls Street, Leeds, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Leeds City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: Leeds City Centre
  • Phone Number: +44 113 268 6155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?