Interior of Cha Lounge with colorful balloons, exposed brick wall, and comfortable seating area.

Cha Lounge

Independent café lounge and bar in the heart of Leeds with a zero waste policy.

"Autumn-themed window display at Cha Lounge featuring the shop's name, decorative leaves, and an assortment of pumpkins and gourds, with the hashtag #becurious."

Cha Lounge is an independent, sustainable cafe serving ethically-sourced vegetarian food and drink. It offers brunch, curry nights, cocktails and wine in a rustic yet modern environment.

Their aim is to cultivate a feeling of well-being and escapism, while contributing to a fairer society. Community and social justice are at the heart of what they do with 10% of our profits going to charities. All of their food is freshly made every day.

There are gluten free, vegan friendly, and vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Alt text: "Cozy breakfast setup at Cha Lounge featuring a chalkboard menu with healthy options, a sandwich in a takeout box, a bowl of porridge with berries, a cup of coffee, and a small bottle of juice on a rustic wooden table."
  • Hearty breakfast platter at Cha Lounge featuring poached eggs, baked beans, roasted tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms, avocado toast with cream cheese, sausages, and toasted bread.
  • Assorted breakfast dishes and smoothies on a wooden table at Cha Lounge, featuring poached eggs, beans, grilled plantains, salad with crispy croutons, and freshly baked bread.
  • A slice of rich chocolate cake with a dollop of whipped cream on a ceramic plate, with a full cake in the background, at Cha Lounge. Yellow roses in a vase add a vibrant touch to the cozy ambiance.
  • Close-up of a freshly prepared BLT sandwich with crispy bacon, lettuce, and tomato slices, served on a white plate at Cha Lounge. A jar of sauce and a side of chips are visible in the background.
  • Interior of Cha Lounge featuring wooden tables and chairs, warm hanging lights, a world map artwork on the wall, and a cozy atmosphere with a pale pink rose in the foreground.
  • Alt text: "Delicious breakfast served at Cha Lounge featuring poached eggs, baked beans, roasted tomatoes, spinach, avocado, mushrooms, bacon strips, and a cup of cappuccino on a rustic wooden table."
  • Interior of Cha Lounge featuring comfortable seating with a blue sofa and black leather couch, a colorful striped rug, a rustic bar counter with shelves of bottles and glasses, and a menu board in the background.

The Food

The café focuses primarily on vegetarian and vegan fare, using locally-sourced ingredients. .

Cha Lounge’s signature dishes include their vegetarian and vegan brunches, with options like sweet potato sausages, avocado toast, and potato stacks with avocado and cream cheese.

Their Indian curry nights, made with family recipes from the owners, are very popular!

There are gluten-free and allergy-friendly options as well

Cha Lounge also offers takeaway boxes with ingredients to make meals at home.

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The Drink

Popular picks are the hot chocolate, smoothies, milkshakes.

Cha Lounge also have a wide selection of unique fair-trade ethical leaf teas, from chai to rooibos. Their smoothies and fresh pressed juices are made with nutrient retaining equipment.

The café also has a full booze license and serves wine, beer, and cocktails – which comes in handy for the curry night!

The Place

Cha Lounge has a warm and welcoming atmosphere with brick walls, wooden tables, and gentle lighting that gives it a relaxed, homely feel.

The focus on sustainability and social justice is integral to the business. They use renewable energy, local, independent suppliers, and all packaging is compostable.

There are several tables dotted around as well as some super comfy sofa’s. Lots of repurposed décor with the bar at the front. The vibe is very friendly!

The style is rustic chic with an eclectic combination of vintage and modern décor. Plants, flowers, and artwork adorn the space. Mismatched chairs, distressed wood, metallic accents, and pops of colour come together to create a casually stylish aesthetic.

There is a small event space that can be rented out for private functions like birthday parties and baby showers. The intimate setting is ideal for small gatherings.

The Location

Cha Lounge is located on Dock Street in central Leeds, close to the River Aire. The venue is a short walk from Leeds Dock, which has a water taxi service and hosts events such as markets.

Popular green spaces in the area include Granary Wharf Park and the Leeds Liverpool Canal towpath.

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Cha Lounge has a wheelchair accessible entrance.

Opening Times

Monday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Delivery Options

Collection and delivery are available.

Note from Discover Leeds: Where possible we suggest contacting directly and/or collecting as third party delivery companies take a large cut.

What To Do Next

After enjoying a meal at Cha Lounge, guests can explore the vibrant Dock Street area. Trendy shops selling gifts, homewares, and fashion
dot the cobblestone lanes. The Calls offers boutique shopping in a historic corn mill.

Families can walk along the River Aire and enjoy playgrounds and green spaces at Granary Wharf. At night, neighbouring pubs and clubs offer live music and dancing, like the The 212 Café & Bar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Cha Lounge?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Cha Lounge.

Does Cha Lounge have a beer garden?

No unfortunately Cha Lounge does not have a beer garden.

Does Cha Lounge offer takeaway?

Yes Cha Lounge does offer takeaway for delivery. They also accept collections. Why not pop in and grab it yourself?

How do I order Cha Lounge delivery online in Leeds?

There are a number of ways to order delivery online from Cha Lounge. Take a look at their delivery options to see what works best for you.

Can I order Cha Lounge delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

Yes, delivery is available for Cha Lounge on the Deliveroo app. You can find what they offer on the Cha Lounge Deliveroo page.

Can I order Cha Lounge delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Cha Lounge through Just Eat in Leeds.

Can I order Cha Lounge delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Cha Lounge through Uber Eats in Leeds.

Is Cha Lounge delivery available near me?

Delivery might not be available completely across Leeds. We would recommend checking their website, or with the particular service that you would be ordering from.


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