When it is your girlfriend’s birthday, you will want to make sure that she has the perfect day. Taking her on a fun-filled day out is always a good option and it is hard to go wrong with Leeds as a place that has so much to offer. So, what will the perfect day out in Leeds look like?
You will want to plan your travel in advance so that you can simply get up and go on the day whether this is getting the train, driving or getting the bus. Once you arrive, you will want to start the day off with a nice breakfast and there are a few options to consider:
Fleur Restaurant & Bar: A stunning restaurant in the city centre offering up tantalising breakfast dishes including a full English, avocado toast, sweet waffles and more.
Residence 74 Cafe & Bar: An artisanal cafe with wood-fire roasted coffee and an extensive breakfast and brunch menu for all tastes.
Leeds Art Gallery
After a hearty breakfast, you will want to soak up some culture and the Leeds Art Gallery is a must-visit. Check ahead to see what exhibitions are on as there is a varied events programme. The gallery is just a 10-minute walk from the station on The Headrow and admission is free.
No trip to Leeds is complete without a little retail therapy and this could also be a good chance to treat your partner to a thoughtful gift. Trinity Shopping Centre is a shopping hub with over 120 stores under one roof as well as 40 restaurants, coffee shops and bars if you want to refuel.
Victoria Gate is also worth checking out in Kirkgate Quarter. This stunning modern shopping centre has the largest John Lewis store outside of the capital as well s many other big brands, including The White Company, Anthropologie and Aspinal of London.
For a late lunch, Mowgli Street Food in Leeds prides itself on its authentic Indian food and has a gorgeous interior filled with fairy lights and swinging chairs. The Botanist on Boar Lane is a good alternative with rustic and industrial decor and classic pub food. They also have cocktails, live music and a cool atmosphere, so you could easily settle in here for the night.
Following this, at night you are spoilt for choice in Leeds whether you want a romantic meal and a cosy pub, cocktail bar or nightclub. You could arrange for the restaurant team to sing happy birthday to your girlfriend whilst having dinner, and give her a gift and birthday cards as well for a surprise treat.
This post should give you an idea for a special day out in Leeds with your partner that she won’t forget any time soon.