The best places to visit in Headingley

Places to eat

Giorgios Italian Restaurant

Situated on Otley Road, in the heart of Headingley, Leeds Giorgios is a welcoming family run Italian restaurant that is open seven days a week. The main a la carte menu offers a variety of starters and mains ranging from pizza and pasta favourites through to classic Italian meat and fish dishes. There is also a children’s menu available every day. 

Signature Bar & Restaurant

Established in 2019, Signature Bar & Restaurant is an oasis of calm in an area known for its vibrancy. A modern take on traditional Mediterranean cuisine, we specialise in freshly prepared small sharing plates, wood fired pizzas and a la carte menu. Why not sit in our stylish, trendy bar and enjoy one of our signature cocktails, or drop in and sample our delicious food.

Bare Coffee

This quaint little cafe serves fresh food and high quality coffee along side a range of speciality grouceries. Why not enjoy a hot cooked breakfast or afternoon snack! 

Places to visit

Harewood House Trust

Harewood sits in the heart of Yorkshire and is one of the Treasure Houses of England. The House was built in the 18th century and has art collections to rival the finest in Britain. Visitors can enjoy exhibitions of contemporary art, rare Bird Garden, Farm Experience and over 100 acres of exquisite gardens to explore.

White Rose Shopping Centre

Over 120 high-street stores and restaurants, including a 11-screen Cineworld with IMAX and ScreenX, plus children’s outdoor undercover play area. Brand names include Debenhams, NEXT, River Island, H&M, M&S, Superdry and Disney Store. Restaurants include: Five Guys, TGI Fridays, Wagamama, Pizza Hut and Nandos amongst many more! Free parking on site! 

Leeds City Museum

Family-friendly museum in Leeds with four floors of galleries and free events.

The museum has an excellent on-site café serving coffee, cakes, sandwiches and more, making it a great stop for a spot of lunch. The museum shop includes locally made products, jewellery, books and specially commissioned pieces which complement our exhibitions.

Something for the kids

Tropical World Leeds

Tropical World at Roundhay Park is one of West Yorkshire’s most popular family attractions neighbouring Leeds’ beauty spot Roundhay Park. Our zoo offers a unique opportunity to explore the habitats of the tropics and other hot places from around the world whilst only venturing as far as Leeds!


Grab your laser phaser, hitch a ride on a spacecraft and crash-land at LaserZone Leeds. There’s a galactic, multi-level game of cat and mouse just waiting for you and your team of space rangers.

Meanwood Valley Urban Farm

A real-life farm in the heart of the city – Meanwood Valley Urban Farm is one of the top attractions for kids in Leeds. They have all kinds of animals for you to meet, from alpacas and donkeys to sheep, cows and chickens. 

Places to stay in Leeds