Sometimes looking for the best bottomless brunch in Leeds can feel like an unfair challenge. You see, finding a spot for a boozy bottomless brunch in London is a cinch for two reasons: one, they are literally everywhere. And two, we work hard to ensure Londoners are kept bang up to date with the best brunch spots in the capital, whether that’s Covent Garden, Marylebone or Notting Hill. But not every city boasts the wealth of bottomless brunch offerings as the capital, which is why we’re making it our mission to round up as many great bottomless brunches in other UK cities as possible (and, spoiler alert: really good things happen outside the big smoke, even if they're a little trickier to find).
We’ve covered bottomless brunch in Edinburgh, Birmingham and Bristol, and now we’re shining a light on the best bottomless brunches Leeds has to offer. Locals and visitors can look forward to some of the usual favourites when it comes to bottomless brunch – the likes of smashed avocado on toast and stacks of buttermilk pancakes – along with some more unusual offerings (katsu curry, anyone?) and plenty of tasty tipples to ramp up the fun.
Leeds, we think, just happens to be one of the best cities in the UK to find a bite to eat come that tricky time between breakfast and brunch, when specifically, you fancy a drink to two, too. Yup, we’re talking the best bottomless brunch Leeds has to offer, and we’ve done the hard work for you in sampling many of the local delights to come up with this ultimate list. tough job, yada, yada.
We know no two bottomless brunch needs are the same, which is why we’ve included a range of options – from unlimited prosecco to a few fancy cocktails. The beauty of bottomless brunch (Leeds-based, or anywhere else for that matter) is that you can use them to stave off a hangover, begin a big day out, drown your sorrows, celebrate successes or for any other 5031 reasons. Really, we think there’s not an occasion bottomless brunch isn’t the perfect setting for. So, without further ado, here are our favourite bottomless brunches Leeds has to offer.
What: This trendy New York style rooftop bar and restaurant is a great spot in which to start the weekend, particularly when you factor in its fantastic bottomless brunch. Here you can feast on the likes of avocado on toast, eggs cooked in various ways, and burgers, all while enjoying free-flowing bubbly or Bloody Marys for 90 minutes. It’s worth noting that East 59th’s weekend bottomless brunch is popular with groups and parties, so it’s best to book ahead.
Where: East 59th, 47 Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU
The Lost & Found
What: If you’re on the hunt for a decadent den away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you’ll love this branch of The Lost & Found. Plush, low-lit interiors and the promise of free-flowing Bloody Marys, mimosas, Bellinis or prosecco come together to ensure it remains a perennially popular spot for weekend brunch enthusiasts. The indulgent brunch dishes on offer – which include the likes of peanut butter and jam toast, Turkish eggs, and buttermilk pancakes – are pretty fab too.
Where: 12 Greek Street, Leeds, LS1 5PT
What: Gaucho’s Electro Brunch Feast is an epicurean's dream thanks to its provision of unlimited food and drink to the tune of whatever smooth beats the DJ feels like spinning that day. This bottomless brunch package includes all sorts of brunch dishes, from eggs Benedict to bacon sarnies, steak and eggs, and burrata on sourdough, plus an epic line-up of free-flowing cocktails. It’s pricey, but worth it.
Where: Gaucho Leeds, 21/22 Park row, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5JF
What: So this “brunch” is actually a Sunday roast (sorry, not sorry), but it does involve free-flowing prosecco or red wine, so we’ve included it anyway. Diners looking to get a little merry while indulging in the likes of Cornish crab followed by roast beef or lamb won’t be disappointed as the option to add bottomless booze for 90 minutes is a mere £15 extra. Rude not to, really.
Where: Crafthouse, Level 5, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6HW
What: Issho – which means ‘together’ in Japanese – champions dishes that are designed to be shared among family and friends, and its weekend brunch menu is no different. Served buffet style, with hot dishes served to the table on request, this contemporary Japanese dining destination’s bottomless brunch offer includes a wide selection of sushi, ramen and donburi to soak up the fizz that flows freely for 90 minutes.
Where: Issho, Victoria Gate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU
What: A quaint spot for eggs and a glass of fizz or two with your mother-in-law Bar Soba is definitely not, but if you’re looking to kick-start your weekend in funky surroundings with plenty of bottomless booze, it’s just the ticket. There are two bottomless brunch packages available: one limited to free-flowing prosecco and bottled beer and another that also includes selected cocktails. You won’t find the usual breakfast dishes here so instead get ready to tuck into Pan-Asian dishes like katsu curry and pad Thai.
Where: 6 Greek St, Leeds, LS1 5RW
What: High ceilings, exposed brickwork and contemporary fittings make this independent kitchen and bar in The Calls a great place to catch up with friends over a lazy Saturday brunch. Here you’ll find smart riffs on classic brunch dishes, such as streaky bacon or Scottish smoked salmon on toasted sourdough with onion marmalade, hen’s egg and cheddar sauce to go with a selection of bottomless tipples including Aperol Spritz, prosecco and Amstel.
Where: 11-15 Wharf Street, The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EH
What: Bottomless brunch at this massive party bar is so popular it’s available every day of the week! Choose from a selection of classic brunch dishes, including buttermilk pancakes with Nutella, toasted hazelnuts and cream; smashed avocado and poached egg on a toasted English muffin; and a full English, and get stuck into as many proseccos, Bloody Marys, Coors' or Aperol Spritzes as you like.
Where: 11 Merrion St, Leeds, LS1 6PG
What: If you like your brunch served with a side of fries and as much gin, vodka, prosecco, beer and cocktails as you fancy, Leeds’ Neighbourhood Restaurant should be on your hit list. Edgy interiors, which include graffitied walls, pink banquette seating and neon signs also help with that buzzy weekend vibe, while dishes such as avocado on toast and eggs royale will keep you satisfied.
Where: 5 Greek Street, Leeds, LS1 5SX
What: Super-friendly staff, hearty brunch dishes and bottomless prosecco, Coors, Bloody Marys and Aperol Spritz are a pretty awesome combination, which is why bottomless brunch at Banyan is so popular. It’s also really reasonably priced, so whether you’ve got something special to celebrate or just want to start your weekend the way you mean to go on, Banyan is a great shout.
Where: The Old Post Office, 2 City Square, Leeds, LS1 2ES
For more great places to dine, check out our round-up of the best restaurants in Leeds