Sorry, no bacon…Roots & Fruits vegetarian cafe, Leeds

Roots and Fruits Vegetarian Cafe, Leeds

We had breakfast at the eclectic Roots & Fruits the other day. Sat in the window on mis-matched chairs looking out onto the quiet Grand Arcade, we ordered a standard English breakfast of eggs, toast, mushrooms, beans, hash browns. Nothing fancy, nothing out of the ordinary, but well cooked and served with early Stevie Wonder [...]

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A little corner of France in a basement in Leeds, La Grillade

La Grillade restaurant, Leeds

La Grillade is a typical French restaurant, just like the places you’d find in any sizable French town. Except it’s in Leeds. That makes it special. The restaurant is housed in the basement of a Victorian terrace, and looks uninspiring from the outside. Down the stairs, it’s a different world, a series of small dining [...]

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