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Sweet Basil

#129 of 1,419 Restaurants in Leeds
#144 of 1,506 Places to Eat in Leeds
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619-621 Roundhay Road, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 4AR, England
0113 2491291
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: Sweet Basil is a family run business with over 30 years of experience. We...
Sweet Basil is a family run business with over 30 years of experience. We have our own original recipes and techniques we have practised for years to ensure a satisfactory, pleasant meal every time you visit.We pride ourselves in presentation and comprise the freshest & finest local produce in which we transform into Authentic and mouth-watering dishes. Our chefs are always on the quest for perfection!We welcome you to put us to the test!!!
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  • 74
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Under new management (closed next week)

Arrived this evening to find the usual chap at front of house but the rest of the staff were all new faces, the Thai menu removed (as chef departed) and new chef for rest of menu. Currently the appearance is the same, food presented and looking much the same, but flavours were a little different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Arrived this evening to find the usual chap at front of house but the rest of the staff were all new faces, the Thai menu removed (as chef departed) and new chef for rest of menu. Currently the appearance is the same, food presented and looking much the same, but flavours were a little different. The place is closing next... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Great little place with good service & really tasty, filling food. Expect a feast! Couldn't fault it! We didn't book & chanced it as a last minute decision. Really tasty satay & sweet & sour. Thai dish was good too. Reasonably priced, reasonable atmosphere & family friendly which we love

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Decent Chinese food. Nothing else I can say. Ordinary. The layout of the restaurant could be better. I feel it is too cold, uncomfortable. The staff however are really welcoming.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Wide choice of typical food. Both Thai and Chinese. Portion size good. Easy to be overfaced if not careful with ordering. Parking easy on road or on side road

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We visited here on a Saturday evening. The service was very good all though the food came out in record time. It didn't take more than 4 minutes from ordering to it being served, although the food was nice. I would say the Chinese food is better then the Thai food. Once we had finished our food it all seemed... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Sweet Basil is my favourite restaurant, why? Because the food is always great and because the service is absolutely wonderful. It is more of an experience than just a meal and I have taken so many friends there who always return. I am looking forward to the next time.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Always brilliant food and very good value. We have eaten here several times and never been disappointed. We took friends on Sunday and they really enjoyed it too. A good mixture of Chinese and Thai dishes

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I've been to plenty of Chinese restaurants around Leeds and this is by far the best. The food is beautiful and well presented. The staff are extremely helpful and the place a has a nice atmosphere. I would recommend sweet basil to anyone as we have been a few times with different friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I love this restaurant. The place values the tradition of oriental cuisine, with tasty food and especially warm and professional service. The dishes are well served and the prices are good. I only recommend caution with the sweet & sour dishes, which seem excessively sweet.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Managed to visit again this weekend which was a pleasant surprise as Alex has now moved to Leeds city centre. We arrived smack on 5 as needed to be in Harrogate early so was empty but as ever the service and food was 10 out of 10. I think we all ate too much and were stuffed when we came... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 619-621 Roundhay Road, Oakwood, Leeds LS8 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: 0113 2491291

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai

Description

Sweet Basil is a family run business with over 30 years of experience. We have our own original recipes and techniques we have practised for years to ensure a satisfactory, pleasant meal every time you visit.We pride ourselves in presentation and comprise the freshest & finest local produce in which we transform into Authentic and mouth-watering dishes. Our chefs are always on the quest for perfection!We welcome you to put us to the test!!!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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