Gourmet sushi presentation at TAO with colorful rolls on a misty, white rectangular plate, accented with a vibrant blue edible flower.


Tao brings authentic Cantonese cuisine and hot pot to Leeds in a contemporary setting.

Exterior view of TAO at night, showcasing its illuminated signage and inviting storefront with visible dining area through the window.

Tao is a Chinese restaurant that serves Cantonese cuisine and hot pot.

The contemporary restaurant has a beautiful, atmospheric dining area and offers a variety of menu options including an a la carte menu, hot pot selections, and a drinks menu.

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

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • A person's hand using chopsticks to dip a piece of food into a split hot pot with both spicy and clear broth at TAO.
  • Alt text: "A variety of crafted cocktails on a table at TAO, featuring a dark espresso martini, a tall mojito with fresh mint, and a citrusy cocktail garnished with a dried orange slice."
  • Gourmet dim sum and bao buns served at TAO restaurant, presented on elegant black plates with dry ice smoke for dramatic effect.
  • Gourmet Asian cuisine at TAO featuring steamed buns, dumplings, and a dramatic presentation with dry ice smoke.
  • Diners enjoying a gourmet meal with a variety of meats and vegetables at TAO's interactive cooking table, complete with a built-in grill and elegant table setting.
  • Exterior view of TAO with illuminated signage above a window framed by green foliage and a neon butterfly decoration visible through the glass.

The Food

Tao offers diners a choice between hot pot or a la carte options. The signature hot pot allows groups to cook ingredients like dumplings, veggies, and proteins in simmering broth at their table.

There is also an extensive a la carte menu with items like dumplings. The restaurant aims to accommodate different diets. For vegans, the chef may send out customised extras to add to the hot pot.

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The Drink

Tao offers a wide selection of drinks to complement your meal. They have an extensive drinks menu featuring Chinese spirits, wines, beers, cocktails, soft drinks and teas.

Popular options include Tsingtao beer and plum wine. The cocktail selection has plenty of classic options with a couple of bespoke mixes thrown in like the Beijing Bellini and TAO Spritz.

The Place

Tao’s interior design provides a contemporary yet authentic Chinese dining experience. The mood is uplifting with bright lighting, large windows, and an open layout. Tables and chairs are neatly arranged to accommodate both intimate gatherings and larger groups.

The restaurant’s ambiance is lively, energetic and family-friendly. Guests can relax over drinks from an extensive list while enjoying the restaurant’s signature hot pot dishes cooked right at their table.

The Location

TAO is located on Great George Street in central Leeds. The restaurant is a short walk from Leeds Train Station. And is situated just off City Square and Millennium Square.

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TAO has a wheelchair accessible entrance.

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

After enjoying a meal at Tao, explore the nearby Victoria Quarter for some shopping. This area features high-end boutiques and designer brands. For some culture, the Leeds Art Gallery is a short walk away and houses an impressive collection of 20th century British art.

Families may also enjoy a trip to the Royal Armouries Museum to discover arms and armour from around the world. There is also plenty of nightlife nearby for guests looking to continue their evening, with additional restaurants and bars like the Asian themed Bar Soba.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at TAO?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at TAO.

Does TAO have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately TAO does not have an outside seating area.

Does TAO offer takeaway?

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

How do I order TAO delivery online in Leeds?

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

Can I order TAO delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order TAO delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order TAO delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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

Is TAO 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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