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The Man Behind the Curtain

68-78 Vicar Lane | Top Floor, Leeds LS1 7JH, England
+44 113 243 2376
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (153 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (43 reviews)
“octopus” (48 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
All hours
British, International, Vegetarian Friendly
68-78 Vicar Lane | Top Floor, Leeds LS1 7JH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend kindly booked this for my birthday months ago and we were both excited to go. Although we are far from culinary experts we have dined at some renowned restaurants including the fantastic Black Swan so have some sort of expectations in both service...More

2  Thank Adam M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had booked this months ago for my wife's 50th birthday , on arrival we were greeted by a charming lady who escorted us to a table for pre Dinner drinks , the restaurant is simple yet very interesting, we had the taster menu and...More

Thank fwoodhead
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've eaten at a number of michelin star restaurants and/or ones with 'tv' chefs previously, and Michael O'Hare's style caught our eye after watching him on TV. The restaurant is a bit difficult to find due to a lack of signage outside - just a...More

Thank Hertsgirl99
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came after booking months in advance for a birthday meal. We were met at reception and offered a drink in the bar beforehand, which we accepted, but realised our bags and coats were left unattended while we were served by the front of house and...More

4  Thank JSH1979
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had accidentally deleted my booking a number of months ago but had a feeling we were booked for 12. We got their early and waited outside the glass door for 30 mins. We could see a receptionist (didn't get her name but she had...More

3  Thank Katie N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It took me ages to get round to going to The Man Behind The Curtain. I think it was the waiting list being a little intimidating... I don’t usually plan what I’m doing that far in advance. It took a birthday present from my parents...More

Thank petecoates
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife booked a surprise birthday meal at this Michelin star restaurant and it was amazing. We had the taster menu with drinks match. It is designed as an experience so takes 2.5-3 hours and the different tastes and drinks were great. As is expected...More

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a night, I have never experienced anything quite like this restaurant. The restaurant menu we had was amazing. Over ten dishes, and I can honestly say I could not compare the tastes to anything I have ever have. All I can say is you...More

Thank kennethmunro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a splendid lunch. The food was delicious and we loved the presentation of every dish. The wine pairings were very interesting.

Thank SheffieldTikki
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've never been to a Michelin star restaurant before so I don't have any others to compare to but I was blown away by the whole experience. The food was incredible! Every dish was a new experience from the taste to presentation. We opted for...More

Thank Kerry M
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4 November 2017|
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Response from Paul C | Reviewed this property |
Double tree by Hilton - modern hotel by old docks and railway station. Stayed there many times and a reasonable price at c90 a night - great roof top bar for the end of an evening and buzzy square outside with plenty of... More
Ruth B
24 October 2017|
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Response from mikepO1535MZ | Reviewed this property |
Yeah I’m sure you will be able to book for 6 if you call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68-78 Vicar Lane | Top Floor, Leeds LS1 7JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 243 2376
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