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Sweet Basil

#228 of 1,443 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
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619 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 4AR, England
0113 2491291
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1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun 1:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lighting is terrible, food is average, service was ok. There is nothing special about this place. It needs a re vamp to compete with today's current market

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Thank Darticus
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a family meal which was very good, we had a mixture of dishes, very plentiful and extremely tasty. The staff were welcoming and polite, and we look forward to our next visit, it's well worth a visit.

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Thank StevieM98
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Again fab service and food the best . Cannot express how good you all are.we had lunch menu and all a cart. Our friends had not been before and said they would go again soon.

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Thank Susan A
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Another great meal at Sweet Basil. Their wonton and vegetable soup is the best. If you enjoy Chinese food, you won't find better then this excellent restaurant.

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Thank SJJtv
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious dinner. Chinese starters always so lovely however everything is great at sweet basil! Staff friendly great service

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Thank Charlotte L
Leeds, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another extremely enjoyable evening at Sweet Basil! Food was top, staff great as usual. Absolutely nothing negative to say and can't wait to go back again soon

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Thank Cassie L
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last year I said I would never go back to Sweet Basil, but we did. To our surprise the food was lovely, long gone are the wubbery Crab Cakes, long gone is the overcooked Prawn Toast. Last year I said the sauce in the meal was too sweet and very thick, now the sauce is the right consistency and the... More 

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Thank drofnats1962
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24 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I had a takeout before - it used to be amazing now it is average! I wish it went back to the old Sweet Basil - it used to be strangely addictive! Now my spicy quid is very bland and the cooking is not the same. What a shame.

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Thank Sharmi H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

My husband really enjoyed the Thai lemongrass ribs. Very meaty & tasty. He then had Thai red curry which he said lovely. I had chinese special mixed meat with mushroom. Plenty of food. Large portions. We both perhaps disliked having sticky lumpy rice !

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Thank Joanne C
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Takeaway is restaurant standard. The staff and delivery drivers are so friendly. The dishes are amazing especially Thai, we go here all the time now for our takeaways and cant wait to get a babysitter to go to the restaurant. Fantastic cannot say enough! : )

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Thank Gemma B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 10:30 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 619 Roundhay Road, Leeds LS8 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: 0113 2491291
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!!!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?