Check the latest new hotspots and shops across Leeds.
London Street Kitchen
One of Leeds’ top rated food trucks, London Street Kitchen, will be opening a new sit-down location in Hyde Park. Renowned for its gyros, burgers, burritos, and loaded fries, the new location will be serving all the favourites we know and love. Venkat Katragadda, the owner, has assumed control of the Brudenell Road location in Hyde Park, previously occupied by Cha Cha Chai, and renovations are on the verge of completion. While the original opening date was slated for November 2023, the date was pushed back to this year.
Leeds’ fine dining favourite The Man Behind the Curtain, is undergoing a rebrand to become Psycho Sandbar. The restaurant is set to reopen early this year after an renovation and will see owner Michael O’Hare bring out a fish heavy menu. While the specifics of this are under wraps for now, it’s sure to dazzle and delight as much as the previous menus did.
Caffe Concerto, the renowned Italian brasserie brand, is set to introduce its distinctive blend of style and fine dining to the city. Nestled within Victoria Gate, the restaurant will offer a chic setting, complemented by the allure of outdoor seating extending onto Harewood Street. Here you can find the Italian delights and sweet treats the café is famed for, including the afternoon tea, which isn’t to be missed.
Step into the culinary realm of iKaro, the latest sensation that has taken the dining scene by storm. The restaurant has recently expanded its reach, gracing Leeds with its second venue, a seafood, grill, and champagne bar. This highly anticipated opening comes hot on the heels of the restaurant’s successful debut in Manchester.
Nestled in the former East 59th venue, iKaro promises a dining experience that transcends the ordinary, with innovative and impeccably presented dishes that captivate the senses. The restaurant’s unique concept, seamlessly blending fire and ice elements in its cosmopolitan fish based menus, is a testament to the culinary prowess of master chefs Lattawan Buchanan and Exose Grant.
Nike Rise is set to unveil a cutting-edge store spanning 10,000 sq. ft in a prime spot on the ground floor of Trinity Leeds shopping centre. Taking over the former Victoria’s Secret unit, the sportswear giant plans to open its doors this year, ushering in a new era of shopping. The store aims to elevate the customer experience with inventive digital features and services, such as the digitally-powered Footwear Fastlane. This unique feature will narrate the stories, benefits, and technical details of footwear products, providing shoppers with an immersive and informative journey as well as some new kicks.