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Arts Cafe Bar & Restaurant

42 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT, England
+44 113 243 8243
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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42 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT, England
Neighbourhood: Quarry Hill
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a nice Sunday lunch and cocktails here with a friend on bank holiday. The food was nice but didn't get much roast beef for the price. Maybe I'm just not used to Leeds prices...

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Just love this place -welcoming, relaxing and value for money. My friend and I sampled SourceForge New plates -absolutely delicious . I had the superfood plate - it was delicious but also made me feel quite virtuous - innovative, yet substantial in all the right...More

Thank Eileen J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Firstly, the good points. The staff are super friendly and efficient and have fantastic product knowledge and understanding. The place itself, is relaxing and laid back, with a lovely ambience. The food was good generally, the mussels were not the best, small, quite broken and...More

Thank Adam4ntium
Reviewed 6 days ago

Party of four ate at Arts. Our order was delayed by 'the system going down' and sp was retaken. Unfortunately the waiter mis-ordered two of the mains (we wanted the lamb special but lamb shank arrived). So two mains arrived but the lambs went back....More

Thank AndrewCampbell700
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a week of travel and trying all kinds of 'local foods' we stumbled upon Arts Cafe one evening. It's a simple but beautiful little restaurant with high airy ceilings, large windows and a stunning wooden bar. So, ambience was firing on all cylinders. As...More

Thank THS35
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Leeds shopping and a friend of ours recommended this restaurant. Overall the staff were friendly, good ambience and efficient service. The menu was slightly different to some places we have been to with a mixture of Mediterranean cuisines. The platters were more...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I visited the Arts's Cafe on Saturday lunchtime. I have eaten here several times before with friends and enjoyed it. As vegetarians, we came with the intention of having their delicious lunch time vegetarian platter. There are different platters offered and I...More

Thank Alison T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very enjoyable early evening meal with conference delegates. Wide range of choice on early evening menu, all very reasonably priced (including a very good early evening menu) Very friendly waiting staff ready to be flexible and accommodate requests .

Thank Donau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just had a really interesting Sunday lunch with friends. We were pleasantly surprised at the reasonable prices. The fish dishes are really interesting. Service was great, as I had been told. Will definitely come again!

Thank CulturvultureLeeds
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My wife chose Bibis for our Friday night out and I chose Arts as my choice for Saturday night. My wife wasn't too sure when I told her and it's not the type of restaurant we would usually go for, but I have to say...More

Thank Tim G
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Derrin R
Are you serving a xmas lunch menu in the weeks before xmas
28 November 2016|
Response from Bev0199 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. Menu is on the website but TripAdvisor won't let me add the link. Just search Arts Leeds and you'll find it.
Where is the best place to park to visit this restaurant?
24 September 2016|
Response from KJAVW | Reviewed this property |
Either the NCP carpark by the side of the café or there is a car park at the back of the corn exchange - but depends if going day or night.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Quarry Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Quarry Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 113 243 8243
  • E-mail
The thriving centre of Leeds may be bursting at the seams with chain bars and big name restaurants but don���t think for a minute there���s no quirky treatments to enjoy. Art���s Caf�� and Bar is the original hip, young Leeds hangout, combining eating, drinking and ��� surprise ��� local art. The bright and sunny interior, painted canary yellow and decked out in vintage-y furniture, is totally relaxed and the sort of place where you can spend a whole afternoon sipping a coffee and talking art, books and life in general. Many do. And during those long, soul searching hours you needn���t go hungry, Art���s offers a full a la carte menu in addition to smaller lunch dishes, which combines ethical dining with full British flavour.