Diners enjoying a variety of gourmet dishes on colorful ceramic plates at De Baga – Headingley, with a focus on a vibrant culinary experience.

De Baga – Headingley

Lively Leeds restaurant serves creative modern Indian cuisine and cocktails.

De Baga Headingley

De Baga is a casual Indian restaurant known for its modern take on traditional Goan cuisine, the menu features seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes alongside cocktails, wine and craft beer.

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

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Assorted gourmet dishes at De Baga – Headingley, featuring grilled skewers, fried calamari on lettuce, steamed dumplings in a bamboo steamer, and a salad with roasted tomatoes and lemon slices.
  • Savory curry dish served in a black cast iron pan with a side of white rice at De Baga – Headingley.
  • Alt text: "A person garnishing a plate of spicy red chicken tikka at De Baga – Headingley, surrounded by bowls of white rice, fresh greens, and Indian bread."
  • Gourmet dish presentation at De Baga – Headingley, featuring spiced kebabs on a black plate with a smear of herb-infused cream, green chutney, lemon wedges, and edible flowers, elegantly arranged on a marbled table.
  • Two people toasting with glasses of red and white wine at De Baga – Headingley, with a focus on the hands and the glasses, and a blurred background featuring a bamboo wall and a table with appetizers.
  • Grilled lamb chops presented on a white plate with artistic sauce garnish, with a cloche being lifted to reveal aromatic smoke at De Baga – Headingley.
  • Gourmet dishes on wooden table at De Baga – Headingley, featuring a variety of colorful, artistically presented meals in unique bowls and plates.
  • Exterior view of De Baga – Headingley, an Indian cuisine restaurant, showcasing its dark facade with gold lettering above the entrance and windows decorated with tropical-themed illustrations and text promoting craft beer, authentic Indian dining, and cocktails.

The Food

De Baga serves traditional Goan cuisine with a modern twist, celebrating the fusion of Indian and Portuguese flavours. Signature dishes include seafood curries showcasing prawns, crab, and fish, as well as meat curries featuring tender lamb and chicken.

Popular starters are the crisp sev puri stuffed with spiced potato and chutneys and the smoked aubergine cornetto bites topped with cream cheese. Main courses range from Konkani seafood curry simmered in coconut milk to the Makhan Murgi, chicken chargrilled in a rich, sweet and spicy tomato sauce.

There are plenty of vegetarian options available, and the restaurant can accommodate gluten-free and other dietary needs.

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The Drink

De Baga offers an extensive selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. You can pick from a variety of beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails. Popular options include the craft IPA and refreshing cocktails made with fresh ingredients. The full bar also features classic spirits to complement the Indian cuisine.

In addition to specialty cocktails, De Baga serves wine by the glass or bottle. The wine list focuses on varieties that pair well with spicy dishes.

If you are looking for non-alcoholic choices then select from an array of soft drinks, as well as unique Indian soda options.

The Place

De Baga has a casual yet lively atmosphere with bare wood floors and turquoise tiled walls giving an authentic Goan beach feel. Seating is standard tables and chairs with some bench seating available.

The restaurant has an open kitchen allowing you to see the chefs at work. Music and chatter from diners creates a vibrant buzz.

The Location

De Baga is located on Otley Road in the Headingley area of Leeds. Otley Road is a busy street lined with bars, restaurants and takeaways.

The restaurant is situated close to Headingley Stadium, home to Yorkshire County Cricket Club and Leeds Rhinos rugby league team.

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Where to Park

The nearest parking is on the residential street of Shire Oak Road, LS6 2DD (Google Map Directions)


De Baga is accessible by a wheelchair.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Thursday: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Friday: 5:00 - 10:30 PM
Saturday: 5:00 - 10:30 PM
Sunday: 5:00 - 10:00 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

Fancy a drink? Head to Arcadia for some of the best craft ales around.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at De Baga – Headingley?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at De Baga – Headingley.

Does De Baga – Headingley have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately De Baga – Headingley does not have an outside seating area.

Does De Baga – Headingley offer takeaway?

Yes De Baga – Headingley does offer takeaway for delivery. They also accept collections. Why not pop in and grab it yourself?

How do I order De Baga – Headingley delivery online in Leeds?

There are a number of ways to order delivery online from De Baga – Headingley. Take a look at their delivery options to see what works best for you.

Can I order De Baga – Headingley delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

Yes, delivery is available for De Baga – Headingley on the Deliveroo app. You can find what they offer on the De Baga – Headingley Deliveroo page.

Can I order De Baga – Headingley delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

Yes, delivery is available for De Baga – Headingley on the Just Eat app. You can find what they offer on the De Baga – Headingley Just Eat page.

Can I order De Baga – Headingley delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for De Baga – Headingley through Uber Eats in Leeds.

Is De Baga – Headingley 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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