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12pm - 10pm
12pm - 10pm
12pm - 10pm
12pm - 10pm
12pm - 11pm
12pm - 11pm
12pm - 10pm
  • Ranked #33 of 303
  • Avg. main course: £13
  • 0.51 miles from Leeds
  • American

We say…

In the heart of Leeds city centre lies a restaurant that will delight any lover of meat and sauce, Red’s True Barbecue. This American restaurant is beloved by the citizens of Leeds, and can be found in the bustling Cloth Hall Street near the Corn Exchange. This spot is easily accessible from a number of public transport links, and is ideally located if you’re needed somewhere unusual and fun to rejuvenate after a hectic working week with a plate of ribs and a few beers, or even for a casual weekend lunch with friends.

This restaurant certainly makes an impression when entering. Form the industrial, yet soft, fairground-style lighting in the celling and neon signs, to the school canteen-style plastic chairs mixed with luxurious leather booths, you immediately become aware that Red’s True Barbecue is a unique eatery. Enjoy an array of imported and draft beers at the bar, and experiment with the full range of sauces on your table when dining.

Start of your meal with a snack plate such as the house made smoked pork scratchings, or try the crispy, spicy Jalapeno poppers with Jack Daniels and cream cheese. You’ll love the recommendations for drinks which appear on the menu, so don’t be afraid to try out the perfect pairing of wings with a drink like All Day IPA. Next, try the feasting plate of St Louis and baby back rips, BBQ chicken, Tax smoked sausage, beef brisket and pulled pork. It’s the ideal way to sample some of everything this amazing barbecue restaurant has to offer, though diners are known to return a few times to have a full plate of whatever takes their fancy. Don’t forget to order some divine sides, such as giant onion rings or grilled cheese Texas toast with garlic herb butter.


For meat-lovers in Leeds, there’s no better place to go than Red’s True Barbecue. This heavenly American diner is sure to make a lasting impression, but be sure to book as it gets busy with diners keen to try more of their delectable dishes.

last updated: 31 Oct 2019
1 Cloth Hall Street, Leeds, LS1 2HD
0113 359 3480