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The Food Academy

Printworks Campus | 123 Hunslet Road, Leeds, England
+44 113 284 6260
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Ranked #247 of 1,402 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Go to the food academy once and you'll be hooked. It's like britains got talent in the audition stages. There's the awkward embarrassing auditions (waiters on their first day) and the spectacular surprises (amazing food). But it's a nice experience and great value.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We went for dinner to the new venue at the Printworks. The meal was £18 for 4 courses. There was a choice of 3 dishes for the starter, main and dessert. It was an interesting experience learning how to serve wine properly. The food was very good, not huge portions, but flavoursome and well cooked and presented.

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Leeds
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Me and a few work friends had lunch here. £7 each for 2 courses including coffee - bargin! All food was freshly cooked with quality ingredients. The staff/students were alittle nervous but brilliant value, beautiful, tasty food and an interesting place. Free parking too. I will definitely be returning.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Some people turn their noses up at the thought of 'students' cooking their lunch as apposed to experienced chefs, however, what you need to realise is that these people are being judged on the food quality by assessors so it needs to be of a high standard. It is very reasonably priced and tasted lovely!

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Leeds
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

Enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea with prosecco in this lovely restaurant. Great looking place with its own art gallery. The staff are very attentive and knowledgeable. Will be returning in December to experience their Christmas lunch.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Really enjoyed my first visit here today. We had a lovely table at a window. There was a bit of sun coming in. The gallery feel of the place was magnificent. I had a steak sandwich and my partner the field sharing platter (not sure if it was enough for sharing but enough for him as a lunch item). Both... More 

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Durham
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Great looking venue the décor and the art is wonderful. We went for lunch today 6/9/13 and found that there were two set of views from this top floor restaurant, one facing the lovely old red brick covered Victorian shopping arcade the other over looking a tatty car park. The restaurant only had a few dinners so getting a table... More 

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Leeds
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Visited here as a party of four having purchased two Wowcher deals. The sandwiches were lovely (ham and mustard, salmon and horseradish and egg) and the staff only too happy to change salmon for extra egg. The scones were the nicest scones I have ever had and came with Tiptree jam and lots of clotted cream. The cake selection was... More 

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UK
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

I had bought a Wowcher voucher for afternoon tea and so rang the restaurant to book my visit. The young man I spoke to seemed a little unsure about booking me a table and then when I mentioned I had a voucher told me they were full. I was surprised as I wanted to visit on Friday afternoon. It was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

Had afternoon tea for two people this weekend and it was absolutely wonderful. The scones were as light as air and barely even needed cutting. The homemade ice cream (served in very cute little dishes) was, honestly, the best ice cream either of us has ever had; not an ice crystal to be found and with a gorgeous dark, roasted... 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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