Located in the heart of Leeds city centre, Oba Kitchen and Bar combines Korean cuisine with Japanese flavours for an exciting fusion that takes guests on an oriental journey. Oba specialises in creating diverse Asian dishes served in traditional crockery, and enjoyed in a contemporary dining room, to seamlessly blend Western and Asian culture. It's aim is to serve properly authentic dishes with a modern twist, bringing them up to date for Western palates. Combined with a tantalising cocktail menu and global wine list, this is a restaurant that’s not to be missed.
For lunchtime visitors, take a look at the bento box menu, a traditional Japanese single-portion meal that provides a selection of small tasty treats, like seaweed salad and miso soup, alongside a substantial main component.
Don't miss its dedicated ramen and udon menu, which allows diners to build their own bowl, from the noodles to the broth and toppings. Elsewhere, the extensive a la carte main menu offers up tasty starters, sushi rolls, sashimi and an impressive variety of hot mains. Finish the meal with a scoop of Japanese ice cream in traditional flavours suchg as black sesame and matcha.
The extensive drinks menu features signature cocktails, global wines, and everything in between. Choose to add an authentic pairing to your meal, such as plum wine, sake or soju. Or, try one of the carefully-curated cocktails which infuse Asian liquors with enticing flavours like green tea and sesame.
Head down to Oba on the weekend for an oriental twist on bottomless brunch. Enjoy a starter platter of Korean fried chicken, Karagge chicken wings, cucumber maki and edamame, then pick from a choice of mains such as chicken katsu curry or kimchi pork belly. Wash it all down with one of its punchy cocktails, like the Oba Gin Fizz.