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Arts & Culture

Museums / Leeds Art Gallery

Leeds Art Gallery shop is open.

Café 164 Gallery

Gallery is closed until further notice.

Henry Moore

Closed until further notice.


Grand Theatre, Leeds Playhouse and Carriageworks closed until further notice.

The Craft Centre and Design Gallery

Closed until further notice.

Bars & Pubs

Bars and Pubs are slowly re-opening across Leeds.

Bower's Tap

Re-opening 17th May.

Brew Dog


Brownhill & Co/ Little Leeds Beerhouse

Providing delivery on orders online:

Crowd of Favours

Temporarily closed.

Cuthbert Brodrick


Dirty Martini

Temporarily closed.

Doghouse Bar & Bagel Shop

Temporarily closed.

Hardy’s Cocktail bar

Temporarily closed.

Headrow House



Temporarily closed.

Hotham's Gin School and Distillery Bar

Temporarily closed.
Online shop still running:

Jake’s Bar & Still Room

Temporarily closed.

Manahatta Greek St




Nation of Shopkeepers


Neon Cactus

Temporarily closed.



Outlaws Yacht Club

Temporarily closed.

Pexel Bar

Temporarily closed.


Open for Click and Collect.
There is an offer for Leeds Workers where you can get 2-4-1 on any 12” pizza as long as you show ID for payslip.
You can get the offer and use their Click and Collect Service, which is available at (
Food and drinks are also available from Deliveroo and Uber Eats

Power, Corruption & Lies


Roxy Ballroom

Temporarily closed.

Sela Bar

Temporarily closed.

The Griffin

Re-opening 17th May.

The Maven

Temporarily closed.

The Reliance


The Swine That Dines

Temporarily closed.
Swine at Home offers three courses for you reheat at home:

Three Legs

Temporarily closed.

Tobacco Road

Temporarily closed.


Temporarily closed.

Whitelock's Ale House


Car Parks

Street Parking

City centre parking
Payment via the machines resumed at standard prices.

Street Parking Teams

Street parking enforcement team are fully working in the city centre however to handle any illegal or inappropriate parking etc


Leeds Dock, Whitehall Road & Merrion Centre all open as normal.

CitiPark offer to welcome shoppers back to Leeds is now live with 50% off weekend parking. Details:

Crowne Plaza Car Park

Crowne Plaza Car Park – Car Park opening up to the general public.

Merrion Centre

On site CitiPark car park is fully open, to pre-book and download the app please visit:

50% off weekend parking:

NCP Leeds Market

NCP Leeds Market open.

NCP The Core

NCP The Core, Wellington Place, open as normal.


Q-Parks – Sovereign Square, The Light, Albion Street, St John’s – All operating as normal 24/7.

St John's Centre

St John’s Centre, open fully, operating normal, pre-lockdown tariffs.

Trinity car park

Trinity car park, fully re-open.


Trinity Leeds

Certain retail stores are now open.

Victoria Quarter & Victoria Gate

Only essential shops are open, with certain operating click and collect services:

Merrion Centre

From Health & Beauty to Home & Lifestyle, Supermarkets to Sports stores… there’s never been a better time to shop, eat, drink & be Merrion!

A variety of unique, independent operators, sit alongside big name brands at the Merrion Centre in the heart of Leeds Arena Quarter. To check out all venues currently open please visit

St John's Centre

Most stores re-open. Please see

Corn Exchange

Re-open. Visit for full details

Leeds Kirkgate Market

Leeds Kirkgate Market is still open.

The Core

For the latest updates on The Core, please follow The Core on Twitter.

Coffee & Food

200 Degrees

Outdoor dining & takeout available.

42nd East Bakehouse

Take out available.

Banh & Mee – Kirkgate Market

Takeaway only.


Offering takeaway and delivery.

Bubble Tea Cafe

Delivery, Delivering Sushi and more via Deliveroo, UBEReats and Just Eat.

Café 164

Trading for takeaways & delivery services.

Caffe Nero (Leeds City Side & Boar Lane)

Open for takeaway & Delivery.

Chilli Shop Merrion Centre

Open for delivery.


Collection / Delivery.

Eat Your Greens

Collection & Local Delivery:

Falafel Guys

Delivery available through Deliveroo, UberEats, and Just Eat.

Fat Annies

Collection, Open 6 days a week, takeaways with contactless collection.


Brunch, lunch, and dinner can be ordered on Deliveroo or for collection at the cafe. Visit their website to order:

Five Guys

Click and collect and takeaway.

Flamingos Coffee House



Delivery + Click & Collect:

Grumpy's Pizza

Takeout & Collection:
Beer garden is open.

IF Call Lane/ Vicar Lane

Takeaways also available for collection and via Deliveroo:

Just Grand! Vintage Tearoom

Temporarily closed.


Takeout & Collection.
Open for takeaways.
Click and Collect service:


Click and collect. Delivery or order at the door. Open Wed – Sat, 9am –3pm:

Little Bao Boy

Takeaway available alongside outdoor seating.


Takeaway only.

Mc Noodle King

Available on deliveroo.

Mr Mackerel Kirkgate Market

Takeaway available.


Click & Collect + Delivery.

Pizza Fella

Order on their website for collection and take out: 


Takeaway available from store.


Currently offering a delivery service to all Leeds postcodes as well as some BD, HX and HG postcodes too. Offering a range of bottled cocktails, beers and make at home piazza kits.

Rudy's Pizza

Also doing cook at home pizzas. More info on their website:


Takeaway and collection available.


Take out & Delivery

Trinity kitchen

Open for takeaway and delivery only.

Waterlane Boat House

Outdoor seating available.



Re-open for Key Workers and Business Travellers.

Crowne Plaza

Open for key workers & essential workers
Get in touch: Katie O’Hara | Mobile: 0780 8098736 | Email: [email protected]

Dakota Hotel

Re-open for key workers.

Hilton Doubletree

Re-open for key workers.

IBIS Gateway

Re-open for key workers.

IBIS Styles Leeds Arena



Re-open for key workers – please make a telephone enquiry before visiting the hotel.
Room service available for food & drink.

Mercure Hotel

Re-open for key workers.

Premier Inn

Re-open for key workers.


Please contact the hotel directly for specific details.


Re-open for essential workers.

Quebec Hotel

Re-open for essential workers.

The Queens

Temporarily closed.

Travelodge - Vicar Lane

Re-open for essential workers.

The Discovery Inn Leeds

Temporarily closed.

The Met Hotel

Temporarily closed.


Ambiente Tapas

Re-open with outdoor seating.


Re-open with outdoor seating.

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Re-open with outdoor seating.

Bengal Brasserie

Re-open for takeaway.


Temporarily closed.


Re-open with outdoor seating.


Temporarily closed. Open for takeaway.


Re-open with outdoor seating.

Estabulo Bar & Grill

Temporarily closed.

Harvey Nichols Fourth Floor Brasserie

Reopen with Outdoor Terrace.

Headrow House

Re-open with outdoor seating.

Jake’s Bar & Still Room

Temporarily closed.

Knaves Kitchen

Re-open with outdoor seating. Collection, delivery options also available.

La Taberna

Temporarily closed.

LIVINItaly - Cloth Hall Street

Temporarily closed.

LIVINItaly - Granary Wharf

Re-open with outdoor seating.

Miller & Carter

Temporarily closed.


Temporarily closed.

Restaurant Bar & Grill

Re-open with outdoor seating.

Restaurant Davito

Temporarily closed.


Re-open with outdoor seating.


Re-open with outdoor seating.


Re-open with outdoor seating.


Temporarily closed. Open for orders on Deliveroo.

The Brunswick

Re-open with outdoor seating.

The Ivy

Re-open with outdoor seating.

The Lost and Found Leeds Club

Temporarily closed.

The New Conservatory

Re-open with outdoor seating.

The Whitehall Restaurant & Bar

Re-open with outdoor seating.

Trinity Kitchen

Re-open for takeaway.

Turtle Bay

Temporarily closed. Available on Deliveroo.

Vice and Virtue

Temporarily closed.

Zaap Thai

Temporarily closed.


Bike Hub - Kirkgate Market

A temporary bike hub has been set-up at the Kirkgate Market 1981 hall. Open Monday to Friday between 7:30am to 6pm.
£10 to become a member which gives access to:

  • secure bike storage at the hub for members between Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 6pm, or for £1 a day if you’re not a member
  • help and advice on how to maintain your bike
  • use of the pump to inflate your bike tyres regularly
  • being able to oil your bike chain
  • access to maps, information, getting around Leeds and general cycling advice

Bus routes

First Bus: Updates can be found here at
Elland Road Park and Ride: Re-open

Leeds bus station

Fully operational with social distancing measures in place to assist waiting passengers.

Leeds Station

Fully operational with social distancing measures in place, clear signage and markers. Shops open. One way system in place around the station so plan ahead and allow more time for your journey.

Shops open in Leeds Station are: Boots, Caffe Nero, Evans Cycles, McDonalds, Pret, Sainsburys, Starbucks, WHSmith. 

Rail travel

Trains running with distancing measures in place in Leeds. Masks to be worn.

Taxi services

There will be a supply of taxis (can be hailed or queue at a taxi rank) and private hire vehicles, but possibly not in the numbers you may have been used to in the past. If you are planning to travel by taxi or private hire it is best to contact your operator and pre-book, and check if they have any additional requirements, such as limits on the number of people per vehicle, and face coverings. This would be especially important if anyone from your group is a higher risk.

A number of taxi associations and private hire operators have fitted extra screens between the driver and passengers, and this may enhance your safety and risk of passing on or contracting Covid, but limits passengers to the back seats of vehicles.

Operators and taxi associations require drivers and passengers to wear face coverings, and may decline to take you if you are not wearing one.

Temporary road/pavement measures

Some changes to the roads/pavements- Council’s temporary footway widening schemes to accommodate social distancing on Mill Hill, Call Lane, St Paul’s Street, Great George Street and New York street, Boar Lane.

Walking and cycling

Walking and cycling will be prioritised, with more cycle parking provided.

Water Taxis at Leeds Dock

Running on a regular basis
Passengers must wear face coverings
Max 8 people at one time
Only contactless payments

Other road works

Permanent changes underway on City Square, The Headrow and Greek St. Corn Exchange.

Visitor Safety

Helping visitors come back to Leeds city centre safely.

A whole host of the city’s shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and leisure outlets are open for business, offering the distinctly different mix of high street and independents for people to experience which Leeds is loved for.

With restrictions on what you can and can’t do and operating guidance for businesses going through a change or two, here’s a little help in navigating the latest COVID-19 updates so you can visit and enjoy Leeds city centre safely.

Please remember to follow three simple actions – wash hands (regularly and for at least 20 seconds), cover face (in enclosed spaces) and make space (at least 2m apart or 1m with a face covering or other precautions).

Wearing a face covering is compulsory in enclosed spaces – that means inside shops and including shopping centres, and for those customers in hospitality venues (cafes, bars and restaurants) except when seated at a table to eat or drink. Staff working in retail and hospitality also now have to wear face coverings.

Face coverings must be worn on public transports as well as in private hire vehicles and taxis.

In licensed premises, food and drink must be ordered from, and served at, a table and customers must eat and drink at a table in places selling food and drink to consume on site.

Counter ordering and service is still allowed in unlicensed cafes, coffee shops and restaurants but please remember to take a seat indoors if consuming purchases on the premises.

Businesses and venues must display an official NHS QR code poster (as part of Test and Trace for the NHS covid-19 App) for customers to ‘check in’ as an alternative to providing contact details. It is still a legal obligation for one member of every party of customers / visitors to provide name and contact details.

Queue System

A queue system will be in place for pedestrian areas on main streets, pavements have been widened e.g. Boar Lane to enable social distancing. Businesses are able to get FREE stickers from Leeds City Council.

Helpful Signage

Extensive signage, lamp-post flags, on-street markers and boards will direct people and remind shoppers of the core measures for staying safe.

Reduced Traffic

Changing delivery times for commercial vehicles (i.e. reducing them) to remove the danger of delivery vans and queuing people coming together on pedestrian areas, so access will stop between 9.00am and 7pm (previously 10.30 – 6pm)

Cleaning Teams

LeedsBID Street Rangers & council cleaning teams will disinfect benches, handrails & other street furniture to ensure health & safety but enable people to use them too.


Open in most shopping centres & large stores and at Leeds Station.

Hand sanitiser

Hand sanitiser is available around the city and in stores – think about bringing your own so it’s always at hand.


Please make use of the recycling points around the city. There are more than 80 on-the-go recycling bins – yellow for empty plastic & cans, orange for empty coffee cups. The Council are working extra hard to keep the bins clean.

Useful apps to keep safe

Whilst you’re in Leeds, different sources information is extremely useful to be just a click away. Here are some apps for you download which can help your visit to be a lot more stress-free.