Smak! is a family run affair built lovingly around traditional cooking methods passed down a generation, and updated with a contemporary twist. The dishes are rich in meat and vegetables, and dressed up in oodles of herbs and spices.
There are gluten free, vegan friendly, and vegetarian friendly food options available.
Take a look around
Take a seat and choose from a menu of 9 mains and several sides. Choose from fresh handmade burgers; hotdogs; soups; stews; and schnitzel. You’ll become enlightened by the eclectic styles of Polish cuisine. To get to the heart of it try the pierogi, kielbasa and other classics on the menu.
They even grow their own edible flowers that are used to decorate the food. A real eye for detail!
Smak! have a well stocked selection of hot drinks. Alongside your usual coffees the menu has an in-depth choice of specialist teas. If your a fan of high quality loose tea brews then this is another reason to get down to Smak! On top of this they make an incredible coffee or hot chocolate.
They also have a small selection of soft drinks.
A little piece of Poland found on Kirkstall Road. A warm welcome is on the cards at Smak! with customer service an extremely important part of the restaurants spirit. Once settled inside you’ll warm to the modern yet homely bistro feel. With six tables to accommodate, leather seating and prairie style chairs are cleverly paired with handmade wooden top tables. From food to décor – Smak! takes the old and the new and carves something brand new.
Where to Park
Just over the way is the Cardigan Fields carpark. Parking is free but timed so keep an eye on the clock to avoid a fine.
- Find a free timed spot at Cardigan Fields, postcode: LS4 2DG (Google Map Directions)
How To Get HereGoogle Map Directions
Bus, taxi and rail will get you to Smak! Bus numbers 15, 19, 60 and 72 travel down Kirkstall Road and Burley Station is only a 10-minute walk from the bistro.
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
Once you’re full of sauerkraut and sausage head next door to the Cardigan Arms – a grade 2 listed Victorian pub that’s been lovingly restored by Kirkstall Brewery. It’s got some of the best locally brewed ales on tap and some top quality snacks to go with it.
If you are in the mood for something a bit more fancy, walk a few steps further to Calamity Jane’s Gin and Tapas Joint for a couple of top quality GnT’s!