Exterior view of Hern cafe with reflective windows showing the street and buildings opposite, and a neighboring shop with displayed items.


Intimate restaurant with seasonal set menus showcasing local ingredients.

Exterior view of Hern at night, showcasing the illuminated signage above the entrance, with visible interior lighting revealing a cozy dining area with tables and wall art.

Hern is an intimate restaurant that offers a set tasting menu showcasing seasonal, local ingredients. It also has a concise wine list focused on small producers. Hern serves dinner Wednesday through Saturday.

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

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Interior of Hern restaurant with wooden tables and chairs, white brick walls, and a blackboard menu featuring wine selections.
  • Gourmet dish featuring red and white endive leaves on a creamy sauce, served on a white plate at Hern restaurant.
  • Outdoor seating area with green metal chairs and tables in front of a modern black storefront at Hern, under a clear blue sky. Vibrant flower planters add a touch of nature to the urban setting.

The Food

Hern offers a set four course menu for dinner with optional additions like a fish course or cheese course available for an extra charge.

This menu changes daily based on what fresh, seasonal ingredients the chef has available. Popular dishes featured recently include confit tomato and trout tonnato toast to start, followed by a main course of roast chicken with boudin blanc sausage, sprouting broccoli, courgette and wild garlic.

The desserts incorporate seasonal produce like rhubarb sorbets with blood orange cream and olive oil cake parfaits. The set menu structure allows the kitchen to minimise waste and make the most of the whole ingredients they source from local producers.

Hern also serves an a la carte lunch menu on Saturdays in addition to the standard dinner tasting menu the rest of the week.

The kitchen can accommodate most dietary needs including vegetarian, pescatarian and gluten free options with advance notice.

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The Drink

Hern offers a concise wine list focused on small, organic producers. Wines span light, refreshing options like French ‘orange’ wines to smooth, full-bodied reds from Spain. And you can BYOW – bring your own wine.

Homemade cordials and sodas provide non-alcoholic choices, including a popular rhubarb soda. Beer and other beverages are also available.

Knowledgeable staff provide excellent recommendations from the varied wine list.

The Place

Hern has an intimate, homely vibe with minimalist decor. The small space seats around 10 with wooden tables and chairs, exposed brick walls and hanging lamps.

There’s no bar area, keeping the focus on the food. The open kitchen and personable service from the chef and front of house staff add to the homely atmosphere.

The Location

Hern is located in the Chapel Allerton area of Leeds, situated on the corner of Stainbeck Lane and Harrogate Road. This vibrant suburb has an abundance of restaurants, cafes, bars and shops.

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Hern is inaccessible to a wheelchair user.

What To Do Next

After enjoying a meal at Hern, guests can explore the vibrant Chapel Allerton neighborhood.

You can browse the nearby boutiques for gifts and souvenirs or stop for a coffee at one of the many cafes. And walk over to Chapel Allerton Park to stretch your legs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Hern?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Hern.

Does Hern have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately Hern does not have an outside seating area.

Does Hern offer takeaway?

Unfortunately Hern does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order Hern delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Hern through Deliveroo in Leeds.

Can I order Hern delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Hern delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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


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