Situated in the busy suburb of Cross Gates, Leeds, La Cantina 44 is just of the main road and right by Crossgates Shopping Centre. It’s the perfect place to pop by for a meal after a busy day of shopping and convenient for locals and those travelling alike due to its fantastic location. Cross Gates Train Station is within walking distance, with the neighbouring The Station Hotel that’s has a lovely bar if you want to grab a drink after your meal.
A deep red storefront makes this restaurant noticeable, with a few tables to the front of the building for al fresco dining in the warmer months. Inside, light purple walls are interesting whilst remaining inviting, with classic dark wood dining tables and paintings lining the walls that create a friendly ambience. Mirrors and large windows keep this venue bright, allowing plenty of natural light. The relaxed bar to the back of the restaurant allows diners a choice to have a drink with their meal, making this restaurant a great choice for a catch up with friends or any celebration.
The a la carte menu offered at La Cantina 44 boasts an array of Mediterranean inspired dishes, from classic pizzas to more unusual specialities. Begin your meal with a refreshing Tropical Melon fruit salad or opt for a savoury Cocktail di Gameberetti, with juicy prawns and plenty of salad. If you’re after pizza, you’ll find yourself tempted by the Barcelona, with spicy sausage, egg and a sprinkling of wild rocket. Pasta dishes, including a classic Spaghetti Bolognese, are perfect if you fancy something more familiar and comforting. For something more unusual, order the Mexican Steak for an exciting twist on a classic dish, with sirloin steak in a spicy tomato sauce that’s sure to impress. A wide choice of vegetarian options mean this restaurant is a great choice if one of your group is a vegetarian, keeping everyone happy.
La Cantina 44 in Leeds is a fabulous choice if you’re dining with a group and want to ensure that there’s something for everyone. Bring along friends and enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean just outside of Leeds.