The best places to eat in Leeds near IconInc "The Glassworks"

Emma Hart

Our brand new luxury student accommodation, The Glassworks, is set to open in September 2017.

Here’s everything you need to know about the places you’ll be able to dine at if you choose a life of luxury in your student years:

Restaurants – Independent

Hasan’s Restaurant

352-354 Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2HQ

0113 278 8990

Frequently dubbed the best curry house in the area, Hasan’s has built a reputation on well-deserved word-of-mouth praise. Treat your tastebuds without breaking the student bank.

Viva Cuba

342 Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2DS

0113 275 0888

There aren’t many places to enjoy true Cuban cuisine in the heart of Yorkshire, but Viva Cuba says viva food like no other Cuban establishment in England. Get involved.

The Corner Café

104 Burley Rd, Leeds LS3 1JP

0113 234 6677

Having turned 40 years old in 2016, The Corner Café is one of the most established and ultimately impressive eateries in the area. The curries there are something else and you’ll even find a selection of ales in there from local breweries to accompany your food.

Restaurants – Chains


Cardigan Fields, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2DG

0113 279 6309

A classic amongst the student fraternity in the UK, Nando’s never disappoints. You’ll have access to the best Portuguese-recipe chicken in the UK within minutes of your digs at The Glassworks.

Frankie & Benny’s

4 Cross Cardigan Terrace, Leeds LS4 2DJ

0113 203 8888

Combining Italian and American cuisines effortlessly, Frankie & Benny’s brings one of the most inviting restaurant environments around to the Kirkstall area and we’re bringing you closer to it with The Glassworks.

Fast food

Five Guys

Cardigan Fields Leisure Park Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2DG

0113 279 4446

This very American burger chain has quickly become a very popular burger chain in the United Kingdom and it’s not difficult to see why. It’s the perfect student grub and it’s just minutes away from our new site.


Cardigan Fields Leisure Park, Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2BT

OK, The Colonel’s chicken spot isn’t news to the UK, but it’s just about perfect for students looking for deep fried chicken coated in a magical mix of 11 herbs and spices when it’s time to eat.


Café Enzo

396 Kirkstall Rd, Leeds LS4 2HQ

0113 278 5400

If it’s breakfast or lunch you’re after during your hard days of study, a pit-stop at Café Enzo is well worth the effort. Their Full English breakfast will become one of the many great memories you’ll make at university in Leeds.


When all else fails (or you drink more than you planned on a night out), there’s always takeaway. Here are the two highest-rated takeaways in the vicinity on

Papa Gino’s

La Besi Restaurant


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