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Printworks Campus | 123 Hunslet Road, Leeds, England
+44 113 284 6260
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I am a regular for a coffee and a light bite but recently went for afternoon tea with my grandma, they can not do more for you. The food is first class and all seved with a friendly smile.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I am a regular for a coffee and a light bite but recently went for afternoon tea with my grandma, they can not do more for you. The food is first class and all seved with a friendly smile.

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for the fantastic review !, hoping to see you again soon for coffee More 

leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We had lunch here today, what great value for money, and the food was delicious, three of us had the salad with a choice of smoked salmon or beef. A lovely bottle of wine, and the cappuccinos were great. Will definitely be back

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Thankyou for your kind review, hope to see you again soon for lunch More 

Leeds
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110 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The academy provides an excellent experience delivered by students. The range of dishes is interesting and were all well presented. Although one course was slightly under seasoned, everything was very good quality, and it was ridiculously good value. The staff were excellent - although some appeared to lack confidence at first, they were extremely helpful, and managed to accommodate all... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The food academy is a training establishment for the catering industry, so there are minor faults, but all in all the food is excellent, the service friendly and the wine very reasonably priced so why is there not a queue to get in? Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Really enjoyed our meal at the Food Academy this week. The new Deli menu offers the option to have something different complimenting the great Fine Dining Menu. The Burger is something very special!

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback Alison !!, glad to read you enjoyed the burger, looking forward to welcoming you back soon Luke More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I recently enjoyed a delicious 3 course dinner and was very impressed with the quality and presentation of the food.

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your feedback Rachel, looking forward to seeing you again Luke More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Fantastic little hidden gem for foodies in Leeds! Excellent service (although somewhat disappointingly we were the only group in the restaurant). The March menu all appeared to match well. The guinea fowl was a clear hit with the group though. Presentation for all courses was to a high standard. Looking forward to returning to try the Deli and we'll definitely... More 

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, delighted to read you all enjoyed the guniea fowl, i look forward to welcoming you all back when you visit the deli next time.Many thanks Luke, restaurant manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

The Food Academy was recommended to us by one of our friends. It exceeded all our expectations to a point, that we are now their regular guests. We enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, the ample spaces between tables, the simple, modern and immaculately clean décor, the care, attention of all their staff….... and the free parking. I could easily compare the... More 

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words especially the comparison to a michelin star restaurant, i look forward to welcoming you back to The Food Academy in the near future, kind regards Luke, restaurant manager More 

Leeds
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Wonderful first (and not last) experience. The food was fantastic, all beautifully presented and very tasty, No way that I would guess, if I didn't already know, that it was prepared by students! Our waitress was a little nervous but very attentive and helpful. At £18 for four courses it's also great value - definitely recommended. It's a pity they... More 

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Luke H, Manager at The Food Academy, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words, delighted to read you enjoyed your experience Luke, restaurant manager More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We have just returned from Cape Town where the food is amazing, however, the four courses were very impressive. We have eaten here for too long to remember, but thought we should share our experience. We both went for the pigs cheek and ox cheek, both were amazing, although, in retrospect we should have had something lighter as we had... More 

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Many thanks for you kind words, look forward to welcoming you back soon. Luke restaurant manager More 

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Address: Printworks Campus | 123 Hunslet Road, Leeds, England
Phone Number: +44 113 284 6260
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
Cuisine: British

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  • Address: Printworks Campus | 123 Hunslet Road, Leeds, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 284 6260

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British

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