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Ryans Kitchen

Ryan’s Kitchen

  • Chicken
  • Jamaican
  • Caribbean
  • Burgers
  • Restaurant

Spiced not spicy! Mild Jamaican style food that doesn’t sacrifice any of the traditional Caribbean flavours.

Ryans Kitchen

Ryan’s Kitchen is one of the best Jamaican style cook ups in Leeds. He takes spicy dishes and makes them mild without losing the key Caribbean flavours. The menu is made up of of the curried and stewed meat and fish classics. With the addition of mock vegan and veggie options every nourishing need is taken care of.


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

The Food

Welcome aboard the flavour jamboree! Big portion sizes and top quality Jamaican food is being served up at Ryan’s Kitchen. Check out some of the staple classics: jerk chicken; curried goat; ackee & saltfish; go so well with a side – dumpling; rice and peas; plantain; and macaroni cheese – that soak up those big flavours! If you’re after something veggie or vegan then wrap your lips around the jackfruit; plantain and the mock jerk special.

Every week the restaurant changes their homemade cake option. Pop in or ring up to find out what’s this weeks special is. That rhubarb and ginger vegan cake had us salivating!


The Drink

Ryan’s Kitchen is a BYOB (bring your own beer) setup which makes your visit even cheaper. If you’re after something a little sweet and tangy he’s got you covered with a range of tropical flavours, including a fiery ginger beer.

The Place

Ryan’s is a charmingly small kitchen front with the hall marks of a real homestyle cooking vibe – check the beaded curtain door! You’ll want to visit at a quieter time if you fancy eating at one of the few tables inside. Ryan serves you with a big smile from behind a shack style counter. The service is super friendly with a soundtrack to match. We can guarantee you’ll leave feeling satisfyingly content with the world.


Where to Park

Next door to Ryan’s is the Cardigan Fields carpark. Parking is free but timed so keep an eye on the clock to avoid a yellow ticket.

How To Get Here

Google Map Directions

Bus, taxi and rail will get you to Ryan’s Kitchen! Bus numbers 15, 19, 60 and 72 travel down Kirkstall Road and Burley Station is only a 10-minute walk from the kitchen.

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

If it’s busy inside – and that’s possible – you’ll want to find somewhere else to eat. Kirkstall Bridge Inn pub is less than a 5-minute drive down Kirkstall Road. Park up on one of the benches next to the river and order a locally (literally fresh from Kirkstall Road brewery) ale to help sink that beautiful Jamaican food.

Other Locations Near Ryan’s Kitchen

Looking for other places near Ryan’s Kitchen to eat or drink? Here are three others just around the corner.