Little Tokyo sits right in the centre of Leeds, tucked away on a street behind House of Fraser, hidden from the rush of the city. It’s located in the perfect place for grabbing some food before heading to see live music at the Hifi Club, or visiting one of the many bars nearby.
Enter through the small black door and you’ll find yourself greeted by a little taste of Japan right in the centre of the city. Soothing background music takes you away as waitresses wearing kimonos lead you to your table. The waterfall and pond of Koi at the centre of the restaurant allow you to relax as they enhance the authenticity of the restaurant. A few tables are also placed outside for al fresco dining in the warmer months.
Just as the décor represents a traditional Japanese culture, the food also aims to, with a variety of healthy dishes that maintain Little Tokyo’s philosophy. Starters are a mix of tempting traditional dishes, including dim sum and vegetarian ‘chicken legs’, one of many vegetarian and vegan options available. As a main, enjoy a choice of sushi, Japanese style curry or noodles. If you’re in a rush, or want a quick lunch, choose one of their popular bento boxes offering chicken, BBQ ribs or tofu steak to suit all tastes. If you want to relax further then order a mojito or another of the classic cocktails served. Don’t forget to take a look at the eclectic desserts menu, with a huge choice of ice cream flavours, so you’re sure to find something you fancy.
Be sure to visit Little Tokyo in Leeds if you want to experience traditional Japanese food in a calming environment. It’s the perfect place for a healthy lunch or to start a night with friends. This intimate restaurant is a great place for couples and groups of friends alike.