Local Cafés Reopening in Leeds, Wetherby and Wakefield

The time has come to put down the umbrellas, take off your thick winter coat and enjoy the indoors. After a long wait, cafes are now open to welcome you back inside and they are raring to go. We’ve put together a list of local cafes opening across our area. Whether it be a coffee bar, a breakfast café or a twist on the normal brunch, we’ve got you covered.

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CLO Coffee - Garforth

Waitress at CLO in Garforth pouring coffee

 A fresh cup of coffee never goes a miss especially at CLO in Garforth. The coffee bar has trendy interior, which can be enjoyed with one of their unique selection of drinks. Whether it be a mocha, caramel crème frappe or a mango and strawberry smoothie, all the drinks are a must try! The coffee bar certainly creates a buzz within Garforth, so don’t hesitate to go say hello.

Twenty8 – Guiseley

Pastries from Twenty8 in Guiseley

Twenty8 is a state of an art café, which serves award winning coffee and locally sourced food.  Whether you are just passing or feel like relaxing and catching up with your friends, Twenty8 is the perfect café to visit. Serving paninis, homemade cakes and seasonal breads, you can be sure to have plenty of options when you visit!

Fika North – Headingley

Cup of coffee from Fika North cafe in Headingley

Nestled in the leafy suburb of Far Headingley, Fika North has a passion for brewing the finest coffee and serving mouth-watering food. Welcoming you back to sit inside, you can relax with one of their speciality drinks, whilst having a natter. If you are feeling a little peckish, then having one of their brunch dishes is a must; don’t forget desert!

Rand Coffee Roastery – Moortown

Coffee being poured at Rand Coffee Roastery in Moortown

Situated in Moortown on the bustling Street Lane, Rand Coffee is an independent café with an edge. The café has quirky indoor seating which leads onto an outdoor terrace, where you can sit and enjoy a coffee. If that doesn’t tickle your fancy, then their food certainly will; handmade focaccia sandwiches and Italian style paninis on the menu and even pasta, what more could you want! So, if you want good café grub and a cup of coffee, then you won’t be disappointed heading to Rand.

Hessian – Oakwood

Bowl of food from Hessian in Oakwood

If it’s brunch by day and burritos by night, then Hessian in Oakwood will certainly do the job. Serving up brunch classics with a Mexican twist, the café offers a distinctive menu sure to satisfy the palette. If brunch isn’t what you fancy, then not to worry, Hessian have got you covered with their tapas style dishes, which are perfect to share or even as a little treat for yourself. Hessian is definitely a café with a twist, be sure to get yourself down for a taste of their great food.

Mill Kitchen – Farsley

Table with cakes and coffee from Mill Kitchen in Farsley

The Mill kitchen is a friendly coffee shop, that definitely knows how to serve up great food and drinks. Baking their own range of pastries and sourdough bread every week, they really are the definition of comfort food at its finest. Whether it be a sandwich in their fresh bread, or a hearty bowl of their soup or even just a casual coffee, The Mill kitchen is a must visit!

Café Dino – Horsforth

Lasagna from Cafe Dino in Horsforth

Family run, local and Italian, Café Dino is giving us it all. Situated on New Road Side, it’s a great little edition to Horsforth high street and is worth the visit. Cooking up a traditional English in the morning, to an Italian storm by lunch, including lasagne, carbonara and even risotto. So, don’t travel to Italy for a taste of true Italian, head down to Café Dino for a bite to eat.

Costello’s Bakery – Wetherby

Brownies  in a box from Costello's bakery in Wetherby

Situated in the town centre of Wetherby, Costello’s Bakery is a family run craft bakery. Serving up delicious flapjacks, brownies, scones and much more, this local favourite is definitely worth a visit. Keeping a traditional rustic feel to all their recipes and priding themselves on traditional hearty food, it’s a great place to enjoy a treat and relax. So, if you fancy something good to eat or drink head to Costello’s – you won’t be disappointed!

The Heat – Adel

Breakfast from the Heat in Adel

If it’s a hearty sandwich, breakfast or snack that you’re after, then The Heat in West Park is for you. With an extensive menu, featuring all café favourites, including panini’s, sandwiches, cakes and even pizza, you won’t be short of choice. Open inside from the 17th May, you can sit back and relax in the stylish café, so make sure you pay them a visit!

The Waiting Room – Crossgates

The Waiting Room

Did someone say cheat day? Satisfy your sweet tooth at The Waiting Room in Crossgates. With a selection of home-made cakes, and cookies to choose from, how could you resist! Whether it be a gooey brownie, a crunchy cookie or homemade cake, the café has it all.  Why not accompany your cake with one of their speciality drinks; after all you deserve a treat after lockdown.

Throwback Coffee House – Wakefield

Coffee and a sandwich from Throwback Coffee House in Wakefield

If a café with good vibes and an eco-friendly ethos is what you’re looking for, then visit Throwback Coffee House on North Gate. Specialising in vegan and vegetarian dishes, including scrambled chilli tofu wraps, Facon, brie and cranberry ciabatta and much more, it’s a great place to eat and enjoy their tattoo inspired interior. If you can fit in desert, why not try some of their vegan cakes or grab one to go!

Dolce Vita Craft & Kitchen – Beeston

Close up of large sandwich from Dolce Vita Craft and Kitchen in Beeston

Situated in the heart of Beeston, on the high street, Dolce Vita is a great place to go and sit inside and enjoy a tasty meal. Known for their amazing breakfast and sandwich selections, including a full English, crispy chicken wrap or a juicy burger, there really is something on the menu for everyone. So, if you fancy good food and a nice atmosphere, head down to Dolce Vita.

Gray’s – Rothwell

Selection of cakes from Grays in Rothwell

Eat, drink and relax at Gray’s in Rothwell. Well known for discerning café goers and a true hotspot with the locals, Gray’s is a standout coffee shop. Sourcing their coffee blend from brazil, with a rich and buttery finish, their coffee is the definition of quality. Although they offer drinks, they also serve savoury and sweet food, ideal to stop the rumbling tummy. The coffee shop is dog friendly, so make sure you take your fury friend too!

With some amazing choices on offer in Leeds, Wakefield and Wetherby, you are truly in for a treat when it comes to café’s reopening. Enjoy!

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