Winners of H2B magazine’s ‘Best Italian’ award 2012-2013; Arias Italian café, bar and brasserie is a cut above the rest when it comes to authentic Italian cuisine. Taking over the building that was once home to Bella Italia, Arias is now the go-to venue for a delicious bite to eat or pick-me up.
The restaurant is renowned for having a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Whatever the time of day, from your 8am coffee to dinner with friends in the evening, you can always expect a warm welcome and service with a smile. The interior of the venue has been kept neutral with a homely, rustic, feel. There is plenty of space in the dining room which makes it ideal for large parties as well as couples looking for a little intimacy and families getting together for a catch up.
Fresh and fine ingredients are the building blocks of a fantastic Italian meal and at Arias many of them, such as the olive oil, porcini mushrooms and buffalo mozzarella, are sourced straight from Italy. It’s not just about the ingredients though; every meal is prepared with perfection in mind by the restaurants Italian head Chef who has many years’ experience in creating dishes of the highest standard.
The menu will provide irresistible to almost everyone thanks to its combination of classic and modern Italian dishes. So whether you’re craving a crispy stone-baked pizza, hearty bowl of pasta, mouthwatering meat mains or even some fresh seafood, you’re sure to find it on the menu at Arias. If you’re dining with the entire family, parents will be pleased to see a dedicated menu for the bambinos that offers a selection of all their favourite meals ensuring no fuss at the dinner table and clean plates all round.
To accompany the delicious food a hand-selected wine list offering carefully chosen wines from around the world, available by the glass or the bottle, as well as several exquisite champagnes are available. The staff are more than happy to share their knowledge of wine with you and aid you in finding the perfect tipple to match your chosen dishes. In addition international beers and an extensive range of soft drinks are also available.
If you’re looking for an authentic taste of Italy on the outskirts of Leeds then we highly recommend a trip to Arias Italian restaurant in Guiseley. With one award under their belt, and surely many more to come in the future, dining here is a real treat that shouldn’t just be reserved for special occasions.