The 10 Most Delicious Leeds Takeaways For Students

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When choosing to study in the bustling West Yorkshire city that is Leeds, you will be surrounded by first class cuisine from all over the world. 

No matter if you’re someone who loves Greek food, Chinese food, Indian food, or someone who’s ideal night in consists of a Roast Dinner, this city has somewhere to suit you and your taste-buds. 

For those times where you want nothing more than to chill in front of telly whilst your food delivery is enroute to your student apartment, we’ve got you covered. 

Ordering a takeaway should be easy, which is why we’ve put together this ultimate guide to the 10 most delicious places for students, don’t stop there…

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1. Man V Roast 

When the week comes to the end, there’s only one thing that’s on our mind, and that’s a roast dinner! 

For those of you lucky enough to be studying in Leeds, you’ll be glad to know that Man V Roast is the ultimate takeaway for a nice Sunday dinner. 

Based on Cardigan Road in the centre of Burley, this place is home to fresh hot carvery boxes.

Each box contains your choice of meat and vegetables as well as gravy, carrots, peas, cauliflower cheese, roasted or mashed spuds, stuffing and a Yorkshire pudding. 

They even do hot roast sandwiches which are just impeccable, and full English breakfasts which really hit the spot during a hangover! 

Order straight to your student flat through Deliveroo, or head to the restaurant to collect. 



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Address: 144 Cardigan Rd, Burley, Leeds LS6 1LU

2. HFC Chicken 

HFC Chicken takes the top spot for the best Southern Fried Chicken, currys, pizzas, burgers and kebabs in Leeds. 

This place has been providing students and locals in the city with their takeaway fix for almost a decade, serving up their famous grilled Piri Piri chicken in 8 flavours from their Hyde Park restaurant.

They also serve up rice boxes, delicious grilled and fried burgers, chicken wraps, healthy salads and so much more, with all that variety, why wouldn’t you want to give it a try?! 

You can take your pick from their two restaurants, each offering a delivery service so you can ditch the cooking for a night and have a great night in. 



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Address: 125 Brudenell Rd, Leeds LS6 1JD

130 Roundhay Rd, Harehills, Leeds LS8 5NA

3. LS6 Dutch Fries 

LS6 Dutch Fries is another holy grail of Leeds takeaways located on Brudenell Road. 

This American style burger joint is famous for their dutch fries (in case you didn’t guess) which come with up to 4 toppings, but they also have mouthwatering beef, chicken, halloumi, fish fillet and vegan burgers on the menu too. 

If you’re on the hunt for somewhere offering great value for money, they have a Meal Deal box for £6.50 with a chicken burger, dutch fries and a can of soft drink included – not bad at all! 

With an option for everyone with vegan friendly, and vegetarian friendly food choices, everyone can enjoy something tasty for a chilled evening! 

Order through UberEats to make your hunger a thing of the past. 



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Address: 90 Brudenell Rd, Leeds LS6 1EG

4. Mythos

If you’re wanting to order Greek flavours straight to your door, Mythos is another beloved takeaway in Leeds. 

A few staples of the menu include their delicious Chicken Yeeros Wrap with Mythos sauce, white and red cabbage, carrot, oregano chips and smoked paprika. 

If that’s not hitting the spot, what about their Pork Souvlaki Box with two skewers, tzatziki, tomato, onion, oregano chips, parsley and smoked paprika? It’s the perfect post-study session meal! 

They also offer vegan and vegetarian options as well as a few dessert choices if you’re feeling a little peck-ish. 

You can order from this must-try restaurant through JustEat.

Address: 30 Woodsley Rd, Woodhouse, Leeds LS3 1DT

5. Ecco Pizzeria

If you’re wanting to get a taste of authentic Neapolitan pizzas whilst living in Leeds, Ecco Pizzeria is a modern Italian kitchen you need to try. 

Specialising in wood fired pizzas made with the freshest, finest ingredients imported from Italy, this Otley Road restaurant isn’t one to miss out on. We recommend ordering their Napoli Pizza! 

It’s not just pizzas on the menu here, they also serve freshly Made pasta, unique chicken burgers, parmesans and freshly made gelato so you’re bound to find something to tickle your fancy. 

Order through Deliveroo with your flatmates for a great night in, without slaving away in the kitchen! 



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Address: 93 Otley Rd, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3PS

6. I am Döner

Ordering a kebab is a staple of nightlife culture in the UK, but I am Döner is no ordinary takeaway. 

Set up in 2016 by founder Paul who was trained in Michelin starred restaurants by some of the best chefs in the country, I am Döner has gone on to be an award winning food hub, with two restaurants in Leeds. 

With a menu focusing on Berlin style doner kebabs made with 100% halal meat, rice boxes, salad boxes and street cart fries, this place is more than a guilty pleasure. 

Their Doner Berlin is highly recommended, served with tomato, feta, onion, carrot, coriander, pickled pink cabbage and roast mediterranean vegetables all drizzled in chilli and garlic sauce. 

Check out their full menu on Deliveroo for the best kebabs Leeds has to offer! 



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Address: 14a Infirmary St, Leeds LS1 2JP

23 Otley Rd, Headingley, Leeds LS6 3AA

7. La Besi Restaurant

La Besi Restaurant is a warm and friendly food hub offering traditional Italian cuisine. 

Everyone loves a nice bowl of pasta after a long day, but it’s even better when you don’t have to cook it yourself, thanks to the extensive menu at La Besi. 

Our absolute favourite has to be the Fettuccine Salmon with fresh salmon , broccoli, shallots, parsley, white wine, garlic, tomato sauce and cream

Aside from pasta, they also serve pizzas, calzones, gourmet burgers, paninis, and salads making it a great all-rounder. 

If you collect your order, they also offer a student deal with two courses for £13.95 Monday – Thursday.

Although, if you want it straight to your doorstep, they’re on JustEat. 


Address: 211 Clarendon Rd, Woodhouse, Leeds LS2 9DT

8. Dastaan Indian Restaurant 

Dastaan is a fine-dining Indian restaurant opened by two award-winning chefs. 

Serving a wide variety of dishes from across India, you’ll certainly find something which gets your belly rumbling at this Otley Road eatery. 

Not sure what to order? We’d recommend trying their Pork Cheek Vindaloo with farmed pork, todi vinegar, and goan spices, with a side of steam rice. 

For a vegan-friendly option, go for their Baingan Bharta curry served with aubergine, green chilli, onion, and tomato.

Place your order now through Deliveroo.


Address: 473 Otley Rd, Adel, Leeds LS16 7NR

9. Little Bao Boy

Serving up fresh, hand made bao buns and an array of Asian street food, Little Bao Boy is somewhere you don’t want to miss out on. 

This independent street food vendor is situated inside North Brewing Co. taproom and provides Asian food with a western, contemporary twist. 

With plentiful vegan-friendly options like their Oyster Mushroom bao bun, Salt and Pepper Aubergine bao bun as well as their brand-new Gochujang Cauliflower bao bun, plant-based food doesn’t have to be boring! 

They even have choices for the meat eaters including their Beef Brisket bao bun and Pulled Pork bao bun, if you’re feeling hungry their Garlic Salt Fries are unreal too. 

Wanting to give it a try for yourself? Get your order placed on Deliveroo.



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Address: 3, Sovereign Square, Sovereign St, Leeds LS1 4BA

10. Falafel Guys

Finally within our post to Leeds takeaways is Falafel Guys, a deliciously healthy Middle-Eastern street food vendor. 

This food truck in the heart of Leeds on Briggate Street serves flavourful meat and veggie falafel wraps and salad bowls.

For something filling for lunch before heading to campus, try out their Falafel and Halloumi wrap served with homemade hummus, fresh salad and sauces.

Or, go for their Chicken Shawarma Salad which comes with chicken marinated in Arabic herbs and spices. Served with homemade hummus, fresh salad and sauces.

We’re sure you’ll be tempted by a variety of foods on the menu here!



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Address: 47 Briggate, Leeds LS1 6HF

And so concludes our guide to the 10 most delicious Leeds takeaways for students

Now you can head to your favourite food delivery app feeling inspired and ready to munch down on some amazing dishes! 

Has your favourite takeaway in Leeds made the cut? If not, let us know @prestigestudentliving.

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