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Kendells Bistro

#16 of 1,485 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
As featured in Best Food in Leeds
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3 St. Peters Square, Leeds LS9 8AH, England
+44 113 243 6553
17:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Booked this after reading good reviews and on the recommendation of a friend,wish we hadn't.The restaurant was busy and very noisy,not conducive to conversation and tables were very close together.The staff were pleasant but Ifelt rushed all the way through,menus arrived and we were asked by 3 separate staff if we were ready to order within less than 5 minutes.The... More 

Thank IsYnysmon
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I ate here for our anniversary and we had a lovely evening. The booking was straightforward (we did it online) and even though there was only an early table available we weren't rushed and had plenty on time to eat. Upon arrival the host was friendly and asked if we were celebrating anything. We told them it... More 

3 Thank Lisa T
Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant. The best I've visited in a while. Great warm welcome. Were looked after very well during an early evening meal on a Friday night. The food was delicious, excellent portion sizes and incredibly good value. We had the set menu as was before 7pm, this included half a bottle if wine each. We will certainly book again.... More 

2 Thank Kate P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked Kendells on Saturday evening from a recommendation and wow... it's the best French restaurant I've ever eaten in - in England. The food was delicious, the service was fabulous and I cannot wait to return!

2 Thank Charlotte M
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this restaurant for my wife's birthday the staff where really friendly. It's very romantic and has a great ambience. The food was delicious simple but very tasty and good value for money highly recommend a gem of Leeds consistently good and very welcoming staff

3 Thank Brett H
Leeds, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a cold Friday evening in a small group to celebrate a friends birthday.Opening the door transports you into different world.Warm,friendly staff and atmosphere.Waitress was welcoming and attentive and helpful.A complimentary sparkling wine was given to the ladies to acknowledge the birthday.Service was quick.food was excellent and enough variety to satisfy even me!Only small niggle...no menu.All blackboard but waitress... More 

2 Thank Graham R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A whole wall is covered with a blackboard on which is chalked fabulous 'Jamie does France ' style food that is served in a great atmosphere that blends gastro pub with candlelight French restaurant.....it works and is casual smart if you use bottled beers at tables as a guide yet they do posh gins and fine wine too. Not cheap... More 

3 Thank Jaza1967
London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was nice, ambience was nice, staff were nice. We took a couple of daughters and it was perfect for a grown up family and I can see why my eldest likes it now she is working in Leeds.

5 Thank Clive59
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food and service at Kendalls is very good. Staff were pleasant. It is dark, candle light on tables. I would visit more often if the early bird changed more frequently. The duck spuds, beans and jus is good but not every time. Beetroot and goats cheese starter was sweet with crisp pastry. Convenient for theatre.

4 Thank susieQ321_12
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A return visit, following our last one in 2013, and it's still as brilliant as ever. The set menus are excellent value and food quality is outstanding, with duck confit particularly so. The house white from Gascony was first class. There's a lovely ambience here and the staff are exceptionally friendly and efficient; the only exception was the lady on... More 

4 Thank mikebutler46

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$60
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 St. Peters Square, Leeds LS9 8AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 243 6553

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