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Restaurants & Bars

PREFFERED FireLake Grill House & Cocktail Bar

FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar is a stylish restaurant located in Leeds city centre within Radisson Blu hotel. The menu incorporates fresh and local produce wherever possible and draws upon the flavour of the flame; combining the mid-west traditions of open-flame cooking with the art of cocktail creation

20% off food & drink at FireLake for First Direct Arena customers*
PREFFERED Leeds Red Hot

We are located in bustling retail centre 'The Light' at Leeds City Centre only few minutes walk from the Arena. Leeds Red Hot is 'all you can eat' buffet with exciting live stations starting from £8.99 per person. Our talented 5-star chefs make absolutely everything fresh every single day so whether you're in the mood for a bit of Tex Mex, Chinese, Indian, Grill, Carvery or Italian.

20% discount on food for the arena ticket holders. *Offer not applicable on kids meal.
PREFFERED Pizza Express

Our brand-new pizzeria is located in the heart of Leeds Arena Quarter. From lunch ‘til late, we serve all your favourites in our sociable pizzeria, as well as cocktails and light bites at our new bar.

Directly opposite the first direct arena
Bengal Brasserie

Bengal Brasserie’s flagship restaurant is located on Merrion Way (directly opposite the First Direct Arena), and offers a fully licensed bar in air conditioned pleasant surroundings with fantastic Indian and Bengali cuisine.

Directly opposite the first direct Arena
The Electric Press

Dominating the bustling Millennium Square and a short walk from the First Direct Arena, The Electric Press is the perfect location for pre and post-concert dinner and drinks.

Only 5 minutes walk from the arena
Las Iguanas

Whilst the tasty South American menu might cover an equally vast continent don’t be deceived, as at Las Iguanas every single dish is cooked fresh to order and is a melting pot of mouth-watering ingredients and cultures.

Opposite the Corn Exchange
Vice and Virtue

Vice and Virtue is a new restaurant offering a unique culinary experience with the finest, locally sourced ingredients and will change on a daily basis to reflect the best each of the four seasons has to offer. Located just opposite The Belgrave, the city’s many foodies will soon be able to sample the best of British fine-dining cuisine whilst enjoying views of the buzzing Northern Quarter.