Hyde Park Book Club
This little coffee shop is a true gem in Leeds, sourcing their coffee from North Star leeds and stocking beers from local companies it’s impossible to find fault. They also have a sizeable fully vegetarian menu, creating tasty sandwiches using fake meats from the ‘Vegetarian Butcher’ and amazing vegan and gluten free cake options that can’t be beaten. To top it all off Hyde Park Book Club have a real appreciation for the local arts scene, hosting live music and pop up exhibitions on the regular – it’s a coffee shop with an atmosphere and friendliness not to be missed.
The Greenhouse Horsforth
A little way out of the centre in Horsforth, this cafe is worth a visit, all the food is 100% vegan and its their 2019 mission is to reduce the plastic waste they produce at the cafe. Their aim is to eliminate single use plastics by 2020, already they’ve gone plastic-free with their coffee supplier and greengrocer and are currently working with their other suppliers to find plastic-free alternatives. The takeaway cups, containers and cutlery are all biodegradable.