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You can go all out on the finest Thai cuisine for an absolute steal at these three Leeds eateries. From loaded bowls of curry to heaped mounds of noodles, complete with spring rolls and Thai fish cakes to start, you won’t be able to resist these wallet-friendly lunches. Round up your mates and enjoy a cheap but delicious feast to get you through the day.
Leeds is home to three My Thai restaurants and each one has a loaded lunch menu full of authentic Thai fare that gets served up in a flash, so it’s the perfect option if you want a quick lunch stop. Mains are no more than ? while starters average ?3.50. Tuck into sticky Garlic and Pepper Spare Ribs or Steamed Pork Dumplings before you follow with dishes like Panang Curry loaded with chilli and lime or crispy Tamarind Duck with a sweet palm sugar sauce.
My Thai, The Merrion Centre, 43 Wade Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8NJ, 8 Swinegate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4AG and 26 York Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2EY.
Mommy Thai offers a cracking menu of Bangkok-style street food at two Leeds restaurants. You can feast like a king with their lunch menu, which gets you a starter, a main and a side dish for just ?7.95 between am and 4pm. Start with a spicy lemongrass Tom Yum Soup or the moreish Tod Mun Thai Fishcakes and then dive into your main. Why not try a traditional green curry like the Gang Kiow Wan with a choice of meat or tofu and a yummy side of egg fried rice?
Thai Aroy Dee
To get your hands on one of the best lunch time deals in the city, head to the charming Thai Aroy Dee, who pride themselves on a warm and welcoming experience. You can grab an absolute steal as you tuck into two courses of delicious Thai food for just ?7.95 every day between 12pm and 5pm. Start with staples like Chicken Satay with peanut sauce and Veggie Spring Rolls before you move onto loaded plates of Pad Thai and generous portions of Red Thai Curry.
A plant shop, a distillery and a retro Italian sports bar – that’s just a taste of the new arrivals coming to Leeds in the near future.
The new openings never seem to stop in Leeds and we’ve got the inside track on another tantalising batch of 10 that offer a little something for everyone. You can look forward to picking up amazing plants, sipping Leeds-made spiced rum and stepping back in time at a 90s Italian football-themed bar. But that’s just the start, so take a look at what’s coming our way and make plans to check them out.
Poppy’s Potting Shed
Just a year after launching in Armley during lockdown, Poppy needs a bigger Potting Shed. The houseplant shop is moving to a brand new 1,000 square-foot premises on Kirkstall Road. Alongside the oodles of plants you can buy to add some leafy goodness to your home – it even has a menu board to help customers select their perfect one – you can also look forward to a series of events and workshops, form terrarium-making to plant and Prosecco evenings.
If you love Italian football, Golaccio is a game-changer, bringing calcio fever to the old George pub on Great George Street. The 90s were the golden age of Italian football and the era still has a cult following – you can sup craft beers as you check out the images of Batistuta, Baggio and Baresi adorning the walls next to vintage football shirts. HD screens will show old games when they’re not screening live games. Pool, darts and 90s video games round it off nicely.