5 Great Independent Garforth Businesses

Whether you’re looking for a delicious lunchtime sandwich or want to redecorate – you’re well catered for in Garforth.

In this roundup, we’re taking a look at 5 exceptional independent businesses in Garforth which make it easy for you to support them. In this list, we’ve got a coffee shop with a passion for superior quality – the shop of your pet’s dreams and a family run butcher which has been part of Garforth’s makeup for many-a-year.

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Although we recently included Cielo in our “Best Cafes in Garforth” roundup, we couldn’t help mentioning them again. This time, we’re highlighting the coffee side of the business.With an extensive variety of carefully selected, craft and artisan coffee on offer, if you’re looking for something above and beyond your run-of-the-mill Kenco– Cielo’s the place to be. Not only are the team on hand to offer a warm welcome, they’re knowledgeable enough to offer helpful advice for those looking for something special.

The Urban Pet Store

A relatively new addition to the independent businesses on offer in Garforth, the Urban Pet Store has become a quickly become a favourite with pet owners in the area. With a big range of products on offer, including rarely found, specialist pet food they’re the perfect spot for pet owners in Garforth.As well as the wonderful range of tasty pet treats, they also hold a selection of toys and accessories. With products varying from the essential to the weird and wonderful – they even sell Hedgehog food – all bases are covered at the Urban Pet Shop.

The Greengrocers

Fresh, locally sourced fruit and veg is the name of the game at the aptly named “The Greengrocers.” It’s a beautiful, welcoming and delightfully smelling shop found in the centre of Garforth. As if that wasn’t enough, they also house “Flowers by Chloe” – another equally wonderful local business. Not only is The Greengrocers a great shopping experience – but they’ve got just about anything you could hope for if you’re in the region for fruit and veg.

Firth's Butchers

Being in Garforth for many years, Firth’s Butchers has grown into a cornerstone of the community. They’re a traditional, family-run butcher which offers a warm welcome and great quality, locally sourced meat of all descriptions.What’s more, with their lunchtime sandwiches is a firm Manning Stainton favourite – perfect for an on the go lunch break. They’ve got the whole spectrum of meat covered, ranging from beef, lamb & pork to the game which you won’t find in the supermarket.

Dumouchel Patisserie

With over 20 years in Garforth – few places in the area offer such a wonderful lunchtime selection. Specialising in everything from artisan breads to wedding cakes, Dumouchel is a treasure trove for those with a sweet tooth.The family-run business has gone from strength to strength over the years and has become famous locally for the wide array of pastries, cakes, breads and chocolate that they create. They’re open three days a week from 9am to 3pm on Thursdays and open half an hour earlier on Saturdays. What’s more, they even offer to share their knowledge through the cookery school and consultancy side of the business.So there you have it, 5 wonderful independent businesses in Garforth. Of course, we’re conscious that there are many more that we’ve not highlighted today – so we’d love your suggestions on where we should visit next. Leave your thoughts in the comments section.Manning Stainton Garforth | 34 Main St, Garforth, Leeds LS25 1AA | Tel: 0113 287 8790