Exterior view of Tavernaki Bistro, showcasing the restaurant's signage with the name "TAVERNAKI" in large blue letters and additional text stating it is a Greek & Cypriot Restaurant, along with contact information. The bistro is housed in a red brick building with large windows illuminated by warm interior lighting.

Tavernaki Bistro

Authentic Greek and Cypriot cuisine.

Exterior view of Tavernaki Bistro, showcasing its warm, inviting facade with blue framed windows, glowing interior lights, and signage promoting Greek and Cypriot cuisine, available for private parties, and live music events.

Tavernaki Bistro is an authentic Greek and Cypriot restaurant serving food and drinks amid traditional décor.

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

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Interior of Tavernaki Bistro with wooden tables and chairs, Mediterranean-style murals on the walls, and warm lighting.
  • Interior of Tavernaki Bistro featuring wooden tables set for dining, a chandelier, and a blackboard advertising authentic cuisine.

The Food

Signature dishes include the chicken, pork, and halloumi souvlaki, which come marinated in olive oil and lemon. Popular starters are the fried haloumi cheese, dolmades, and tzatziki.

The restaurant offers a daily early bird special between 4-7pm with two and three courses at a reduced price. Portions are generous, meant for sharing.

The menu focuses on Greek meze-style small plates and platters, grilled meats, seafood, salads, and vegetarian dishes.

Options are available for vegetarians, and dishes can be prepared gluten-free upon request. The kitchen is visible so you can see food being freshly prepared to order.

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The Drink

Tavernaki Bistro serves beer, wine, spirits and cocktails. Popular drinks include the Greek beer Keo, as well as Greek wines. Cocktails on offer include the Aphrodite’s Kiss.

Soft drinks are also available for those not drinking alcohol.

The Place

Tavernaki Bistro has a warm and friendly atmosphere with a rustic, Greek tavern style décor. The intimate dining area seats around 30-people at a time, with tables close together creating a cosy feel.

Traditional Greek music plays in the background, adding to the authentic ambience. The walls display photos, memorabilia and produce from Greece and Cyprus.

The Location

Tavernaki Bistro is located in central Leeds, near the cathedral, law courts and university. The restaurant is situated just off the Headrow, close to the city’s main shopping and entertainment district.

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Where to Park

The nearest parking is paid at Q-Park The Light, LS1 8TL (Google Map Directions)


Tavernaki is a step entrance and is unsuitable for a wheelchair user.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 4:00 - 11:00 PM
Thursday: 4:00 - 11:00 PM
Friday: 12:00 - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 - 11:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 - 8:00 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.

What To Do Next

After dining at Tavernaki Bistro, why not stroll through Park Square and Queen Square.

For those interested in history, the museum quarter is only a 10-minute walk away. Here you can immerse yourself in exhibitions detailing Leeds’ industrial past at the Thackray Medical Museum or learn about the city’s musical heritage at the Leeds City Museum.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Tavernaki Bistro?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Tavernaki Bistro.

Does Tavernaki Bistro have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately Tavernaki Bistro does not have an outside seating area.

Does Tavernaki Bistro offer takeaway?

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

How do I order Tavernaki Bistro delivery online in Leeds?

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

Can I order Tavernaki Bistro delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order Tavernaki Bistro delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Tavernaki Bistro delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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

Is Tavernaki Bistro 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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