Interior of Indian Pakwaan restaurant showing a bar with a beer tap in the foreground, colorful pop art style portraits on the wall, cozy booth seating, and festive string lights.

Indian Pakwaan

Authentic Indian cuisine and warm service in a relaxed atmosphere near Leeds city centre.

Interior of Indian Pakwaan restaurant with patrons seated at tables, colorful posters on the walls, and a lively atmosphere.

Indian Pakwaan is a casual Indian restaurant located in central Leeds. It offers a variety of authentic Indian cuisine, including vegetarian and vegan options, in a warm and inviting atmosphere.

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

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Plates of colorful Indian chaat featuring pani puri garnished with yogurt, sev, chopped onions, tomatoes, and coriander at Indian Pakwaan.
  • Assorted cocktails on a bar counter at Indian Pakwaan, featuring a margarita, an orange garnished drink, an Aperol spritz, and a mojito with fresh mint.
  • Interior of Indian Pakwaan restaurant with a bar counter in the foreground, beer tap visible, and dining area with brown leather booths in the background. Walls are decorated with colorful pop art posters and fairy lights, with a cozy ambiance created by a combination of natural brick and blue ceiling lighting.
  • Assorted traditional Indian dishes from Indian Pakwaan, including butter chicken, dal, naan bread, biryani, samosas, pani puri, and fried fish, served on white plates on a grey tabletop.

The Food

Indian Pakwaan offers a wide selection of authentic Indian cuisine, with vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available. Popular dishes include butter chicken, chicken tikka masala, lamb saag, and paneer tikka masala. Portion sizes are generous.

In addition to traditional curries and biryanis, the restaurant also serves street food like chaat and a range of vegetarian appetizers. The diverse menu features dishes from various regions of India.

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The Drink

Indian Pakwan offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to complement your meal. The full bar features several beers on draft as well as bottled options. Cocktails are handcrafted with care, featuring creative concoctions made with premium spirits. Wine is available by the glass or bottle, with a diverse selection of reds and whites to appeal to all palates.

For those abstaining from alcohol, soft drinks and other non-alcoholic choices are plentiful. Specialty drinks like mango lassi and masala chai add an authentic Indian flair. No matter your preference, the drink menu has something to appeal to all tastes.

The Place

Indian Pakwaan offers a warm and inviting atmosphere with its cosy décor. The casual dining restaurant features colourful Bollywood caricatures and traditional Indian artwork, creating a vibrant backdrop for an authentic culinary experience. The friendly and attentive staff help cultivate a pleasant dining environment as guests enjoy starters, main courses, desserts and more from the diverse menu.

The Location

Indian Pakwaan is conveniently located in central Leeds, just a 3-5 minute walk from the First Direct Arena and 2 minutes from the Grand Theatre and St John car park. The restaurant is also within close proximity to attractions such as The Vue cinema.

Public transport options including bus and train stations are easily accessible from the restaurant’s location on Merrion Street.

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Where to Park

Street parking is available near the restaurant’s location at 17 Merrion St, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 8JE. St. John car parking is a 2 minute walk away.

Opening Times

Monday: 5:00 - 10:00 PM
Tuesday: 2:00 - 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 2:00 - 10:00 PM
Thursday: 2:00 - 10:00 PM
Friday: 2:00 - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 2:00 - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 - 9:30 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Indian Pakwaan?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Indian Pakwaan.

Does Indian Pakwaan have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately Indian Pakwaan does not have an outside seating area.

Does Indian Pakwaan offer takeaway?

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

How do I order Indian Pakwaan delivery online in Leeds?

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

Can I order Indian Pakwaan delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order Indian Pakwaan delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

Yes, delivery is available for Indian Pakwaan on the Just Eat app. You can find what they offer on the Indian Pakwaan Just Eat page.

Can I order Indian Pakwaan delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

Yes, delivery is available for Indian Pakwaan on the Uber Eats app. You can find what they offer on the Indian Pakwaan Uber Eats page.

Is Indian Pakwaan 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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