Whitelocks

Whitelocks

Pubs and Bars with Restaurants

0.5 miles
Turks Head Yard, Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6HB
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Tucked away off Leeds' main shopping street is a tiny little alleyway - reminiscent of music hall days gone by and Dickensian shenanigans - and there stands Whitelocks, all stained glass and quirky little corners. Whitelocks was established in 1715, making it Leeds' oldest pub, and much of the building is listed - from the fabulously ornate toilet seats to the carved wooden restaurant benches. The current owners are striving to restore it properly to its former glory, but for now it remains a lovely little place to get away from the chaos of the city and pretend to be Marie Lloyd for a while.

The building and environs might be old, but the food is as fresh as it comes. I chose a starter of garlic mushrooms followed by grilled salmon with the most gorgeous creamy carrots and an abundant heap of cabbage. My companion began with a prawn cocktail, which she described as smashing, and a proper Yorkshire steak and ale pie. For dessert I was tempted by a sweet Yorkshire pudding, but was lured away by the sight of banana split, which made me feel I was at an old-time panto at the nearby Leeds City Varieties. My companion plumped, appropriately, for a large bowl of apple pie and custard, followed by the perfect cup of creamy coffee. A delightful experience all round.
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Opening Hours:
Mon:12pm-9pm
Tues:12pm-9pm
Weds:12pm-9pm
Thurs:12pm-9pm
Fri:12pm-9pm
Sat:12pm-9pm
Sun:12pm-5pm
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