Cheap places to eat in Leeds

When on a budget

Wael Makki | Date posted - 10 Jan 2019
Dining out doesn’t have to break the bank! Leeds is home to plenty of restaurants offering yummy food and drinks on a budget. Be ready to get your mind blown - and not your budget with our favourite cheap places to eat in Leeds.

The Cat’s Pyjamas

In the mood for Indian? Say no more. The Cat’s Pyjamas is doubtless one of our favourite cheap place to eat in Leeds. Indian chef Alfred Prasad crafts The Cat’s pyjamas menu with tantalising aromas, fragrant flavours, and age-old recipes - a real delight. Whether you’re in the mood for street bites, curries, chicken, pork, or lamb, your meal will cost you approximately £11. They have two locations, one in the heart of Leeds, and one in Headingley.


MOD Pizza

MOD is your spot in town for individual artisan-style pizzas and salads with unlimited toppings, all for one price! Build your own pizza or salad for £7.90 or pick a classic for £6.90. And if you’re unsure whether you’re in the mood for pizza or salad, just pick their MOD pizza salad for £9.90 and you’re in for the real deal. Don’t miss out on their yummy starters and delicious desserts. They’re located in the city centre and in Cardigan Fields, book your table now!



After travelling around Australia and eating pies every day for six months, Pieminister founders Jon & Tris returned to the UK with one thing on their mind: to make great British pies. Pieminister in Leeds is now one of nine restaurants around the UK, so it’s needless to say trying one of their pies is a must when you’re in town. Their award-winning pies cost no more than £5, and, that, is a pretty good deal.


Turtle Bay

Travel all the way to the Caribbean beaches at Turtle Bay Leeds! If you’re in the mood for exotic flavours, head along and try one of their amazing traditional dishes. They’ve got salads, wraps, street burgers, steaks, fish, pots, and many (many) more. If your budget is not too strict, let loose and have one of their fantastic rum-based cocktails, they will leave you breathless (literally)! This place is  one of our top picks for a cheap place to eat in Leeds, experience it yourself!


Indian Tiffin Room

Lucky you, Leeds is home to many delicious and pretty cheap Indian restaurants, and Indian Tiffin Room is one of them. These guys specialise in authentic street food inspired by the bustling streets of India. Their menu is healthy, less influenced by heavily flavoured spiced, but filled with the flavours of India. From nawabi kofta and kerala fish, to butter chicken and palak paneer, their curries come in all shapes, all sizes, and are accompanied by all types of ingredients. At Indian Tiffin Room, expect to spend around £10 for a main course.



Burger Joint, American
MEATliquor is THE spot in town for good burgers and chilled-out vibes. Expect all kinds of burgers, dips as well as veggie and vegan options. They’re located in the Trinity Centre, in a super cool venue with table football, arcade games, and a photo booth. They’ve got a lunch deal at £10 for any burger, fries, and unlimited soda during the weekdays. And to all the students out there, enjoy a 25% discount on their entire menu. Great burgers, cheap prices and a chilled-out atmosphere, what else do you need?


Cosy Club Leeds

British, Burger Joint, Vegetarian, Vegan
“At Cosy Club, get ready to be transported back in time to an era of elegance, quirkiness, and style”. Cosy club is your local, cool, and cheap place to eat in Leeds. Their menus veer from brunches and light salads to comfort food classics, and whatever the occasion, Cosy Club won’t fail to impress. It’s located on Albion Street, it’s a super trendy venue with an outdoor terrace for when the little yellow guy in the sky decides to show up. Don’t expect to spend more than £13.


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