With a thriving international airport and one of the busiest train stations outside London, there’s really no excuse not to visit Leeds. With a train journey of only between 2-2.5 hours from both London and Edinburgh, Leeds is a lot closer than you think!
This is Leeds’ international gateway to the world, with daily flights to London and all major European destinations and a wide network of onward connections worldwide. Allow half an hour to travel there by car from Leeds. It is approximately 11 miles to the north west of Leeds and airlines such as EasyJet, Jet2, Ryanair, Monarch, KLM and British Airways all operate from there in addition to many charter flights.
Offering flights to 27 European destinations from LBIA, with fares from as little as £39 including taxes, flying in and out of Leeds has never been easier or better value.
One of Europe’s premier budget carriers is now operating to and from Leeds! Offering flights to over 150 destinations across Europe from the UK they are perfect for a weekend break or longer holiday.
Now flying to 13 destinations, Monarch are the latest airline to base themselves in Yorkshire.
With their direct routes to Heathrow operating up to 4 times a day, Leeds and London have never been closer.
Leeds has one train station at its centre, one minutes walk from City Square. It is the busiest train station outside central London and just 2 minutes walking distance from Residence 6*.
Trains depart regularly to all major UK cities with Manchester only an hour away, London 2 hours 15 minutes and Edinburgh 2 hours 30 minutes.
Offering a speedy and efficient service to Edinburgh and London in a little over 2 hours from Leeds. Travel in comfort and style to 2 capitals. Their loyalty scheme is a real bonus for regular travellers. Please note that as of 1st March 2015 this line will be operated by a Stagecoach / Virgin partnership and the rewards scheme is subject to change.
With the best rail service in the North, Northern Trains can connect you to all the major towns and cities from Leeds.
We are committed to providing luxurious vehicles to meet all your corporate and executive travel requirements. We have chauffeur driven vehicles available for service across the UK (at additional cost) . Distance is no object.
We can arrange any car for your stay, delivered to wherever is convenient to you.
Metro works on behalf of the 2.1 million people of West Yorkshire, to coordinate high-quality public transport services
National Express is part of National Express Group, one of the world’s leading international public transport groups. Over one billion passengers use our services in the UK, North America and Spain Their UK division operates coach, train, bus and light rail services
Stagecoach UK Bus is part of the Stagecoach Group and is one of the largest bus operators in the UK, operating express and local bus services across the country, as well as a comprehensive network of intercity operations under the megabus.com brand
Our team use only respected, licensed Taxi cabs where you are guaranteed a safe, clean and comfortable journey at a reasonable price.
Leeds is rich in culture and heritage and offers unrivalled visitor attractions and experiences.
With beautiful exhibition galleries, an active research programme and collections including sculpture, archive and library, the Institute draws a wide audience from members of the public to academics and artists.
Within 500 acres of 18th century parkland, it is an international centre for modern and contemporary art, that sets out to challenge, inspire, inform and delight.
There is something for everyone here. You will find traditional prints, watercolours, paintings and sculptures as well as some of the most outstanding works of British Art outside of London
Recently refurbished and recognised as a premier centre of entertainment and culture, it is home to Opera North and frequently scores hits with West End and Broadway musicals, attracting the biggest names in showbusiness. The City Varities theatre has also recently been refurbished and is one of the oldest in the country still in operation.
Having established a reputation both nationally and internationally as one of Britain’s most exciting producing theatres, it produces a wide range of work, from classic British and European drama to new writing, as well as presenting some of the best in touring theatre productions.
An exciting new community theatre in Leeds. Hosting a vibrant mix of plays, musicals, film, community events, youth theatre and workshops.
Leeds Arena brings live entertainment to life in a way never experienced in the UK before and will host over 140 events a year, such as pop and rock concerts, boxing, wrestling, darts, dance ice shows, comedy shows, basketball and family entertainment. Opened in August 2013 in Leeds city centre, the 13,500 capacity Leeds Arena is the United Kingdom’s first purpose built ‘fan-shape’ arena and has an iconic external design that can change appearance through an ever changing kaleidoscope of coloured lights.
Recently refurbished and a stalwart of the last 20 years, City Varieties has established an unrivalled reputation for presenting the very best in live music, variety and comedy as well as hugely popular annual pantomimes which have enteretained Leeds’ families for generations.
Exhibits dating from the 18th and 19th centuries show the history of textiles, clothing and engine and locomotive manufacture in the area. The museum also illustrates the history of cinema projections, including the first moving pictures taken in Leeds.
Home to the Queen’s cousin, the Earl of Harewood, and provides a wonderful day out for all the family. The House, with its outstanding art collections, splendid State Rooms and fascinating exhibitions, is set in spectacular grounds, which include formal gardens and gentle woodland walks.
Retaining all the character of an Edwardian country home, rich in collections of paintings, furniture, sculpture, silver, china, costume and oriental art.
One of the great historic estates in England. Set within over 1500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland, the mansion houses rich collections of works of art and the garden is renowned for its Rare Breeds Farm, with over 400 animals.
Displaying some of Britain’s oldest armour and military equipment, the Royal Armouries also houses interactive exhibitions of international artefacts and includes live dramatisations, including regular outdoor jousting, horse combat and falconry demonstrations.
Telling the story of medicine and explaining how advances in this field have changed our lives, this is a fantastic day out, transporting you into a living experience of health and medicine, past, present and future.
Visit Leeds City Museum and come face-to-face with the Leeds Tiger, step into ‘Ancient Worlds’, see the final resting place of the Leeds Mummy and even dig for fossils in the ‘Life on Earth’ gallery.
We know that its the ‘little things that count’when you’re making yourself at home and our Team are here to ensure you have everything you want, when you need it.
Having turned food shopping into a glamorous pastime, Harvey Nichols can provide you with personalised food hampers, delivered right to your door, whatever the occasion.
Located in The Core Shopping Centre on Lands Lane, just a few minutes walk from Residence 6, this store has it all!
With a food branch in Leeds station and a full supermarket in the Trinity shopping centre you are spoilt for choice at Marks & Spencer, founded in Leeds!
Award winning wines, spirits and Champagnes delivered to you.
Just a 2 minutes walk from Residence 6 and well stocked with all your favorites, branches on Boar Lane, Bond Street and St Paul’s Street.
Another chain with branches close by on Boar Lane and in Leeds Train Station. There is also a full supermarket located on The Headrow, just 5 minutes walk from Residence 6.
We can have a doctor visit you in the comfort of your own apartment, any time you require.
We can book you an appointment with one of Leeds’ private dentists at a time convenient to you.
Both St James’s Hospital (Jimmy’s) and the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) are very close to Residence 6 – please be aware that St James’s Hospital no longer operates an A&E (Accident and Emergency) facility for under 16’s. Nuffield Hospital is also just a short distance away as is The Spires private hospital.
Boots is open until late most evenings for everything from a forgotten tooth brush to prescription collection. There is a big store in Trinity and a smaller store in the train station that is open until late.
Quite possibly the best hairdresser’s in Leeds, ask for Ashleigh and make sure you mention that Residence 6 sent you!
Dubbed the Knightsbridge of the North, Leeds is a place that prides itself on a sharp, stylish image and nowhere is this reflected more than in the city’s shops. From designer shops to colourful markets, from high street stores to individual boutiques – Leeds is a true fashion and lifestyle destination!
Admire, Aspire, Acquire! A mix of exclusive fashion,beauty and lifestyle, cosmopolitan vibrancy and breath-taking Victorian architecture combine to give a unique shopping experience. Stores include internationally known names such as Harvey Nichols, Vivienne Westwood, White Company and All Saints.
The perfect destination to relax, unwind and make the most of your leisure time. Home to some of the best known names in fashion and designer retail, The Light combines fantastic shopping with a wide variety of cafes, restaurants, bars and a 13 screen Vue multiplex cinema.
A shoppers dream! Providing a range of popular high street stores within close range of each other – a perfect late night shopping destination, every day of the week.
Opened in Spring 2013 this million square foot shopping mall is the largest in Leeds and catapulted the city up the national rankings for city centre shopping. With major brands such as Apple, Blott, Superdry, Lego and an Everyman Cinema, multiple bars and restaurants and all kinds of entertainment options, Leeds will become the shopping option of choice of the North!
At the time of writing this will be another amazing addition to the shopping scene in Leeds anchored by an eagerly awaited John Lewis store. The bad news? It’s still a little way off with an estimated opening date of Autumn 2016.
Accent is a family run business with a warm and social atmosphere that filters through to the shop floor and its customers. Accent takes pride in sourcing garments and accessories that contributes to making their customers feel special and unique.
Sexy, saucy seductive lingerie for her – and him!!!
A Leeds favourite! Clothes with attitude for an individual, edgy look.
Our favourite jeans shop.
Flannels is UK’s largest independent luxury retail group, specialising in contemporary Mens and Womenswear designer fashion, footwear and accessories
Need we say more!
Linked to all things cultural with the town, HIP blossomed with Leeds as it grew to be the UK’s fastest growing financial cities. Introducing ground breaking designers HIP became an institution renowned for quality and its finger on the pulse
Not just for suits! True quality and style.
Just a 2 minute walk from Residence 6, Jack Wolfskin has everything from urban streetwear to full on expedition kit.
Stylish and fashionble luggage. We don’t leave home without it.
Inspired by the cool of the city and the calm of the countryside.
Perfect gear for the Yorkshire Winters!
Paul Smith has the ability to anticipate, and even spark off trends not only fashion but in the wider context of popular culture. He manages to transmit a genuine sense of humour and mischief mixed with his love of tradition and the classics
Timeless and impeccably stylish bedding & linens as well as as the softest and most luxurious bathroom towels and bathrobes.
The Grand Dame of British fashion! Crazy and daring – we love it.
The largest indoor market in Europe! Almost every type of foodstuff from the mundane to the exotic is available in this largest undercover market in the country and there is a wide array of specialist units selling everything from needlework goods to Hi-Fi’s.
No web site can replicate the thrill of holding and handling jewellery, the weight of the gold, the brilliance of diamonds, and our site can only give you an idea of our complete, ever changing ranges. So please accept our warm invitation to visit any of our 65 stores where you will find our staff friendly, helpful and knowledgeable
Cartier, Patek Phillipe and Brietling – exclusive names, stunning pieces. One of the world’s leading jewellery and watch specialists.
The best place for that extra-special, money-no-object present.
World famous for exclusive ornaments and delicate jewellery.
An eclectic collection of the finest designer footwear from Prada, Christian Dior, D&G, Gina, Gianmarco Lorenzi and the fabulous Roberto Cavali.
A haven for men that crave unique shoes. Hand-made in Northampton and exported round the world, every man should have a pair of Church’s shoes
Designer footwear that speaks for itself
Oliver Sweeney has raised the craft of men’s shoe design to a new level. He’s simply the best.
See and be seen!
From intimate jazz to the hands-down best martini – whatever your tastes and requirements we can tailor make your evening out on the town.
Great selection of draft beers and guest ales and live music at the weekends
Independant venue with music, art, film and dining options in a 3 storied building with roof terrace. A wrothy addition to the Leeds scene.
Their biggest mission when they set up Brewdog was to make other people as passionate about great craft beer as they are
Scattered and VERY comfy sofas make this a great place to hang out and enjoy a few drinks!
Located on Harper Street this bar is a Leeds Brewery owned establishment which means great locally brewed ales. They also screen classic films downstairs every Tuesday on their Secret Cinema nights.
Hidden away on Park Row this bar has an amazing selection of wines
The city’s first Champagne & Cocktail bar, featuring over 50 varieties of champagne. Their terrace is the perfect place to be seen throughout the working week and the weekend, when the bar comes into it’s own.
Has been a key fixture of Leeds bar scene since 2002 and regularly holds courtyard parties and Pride events.
Tucked away this mostly underground bar is well worth checking out!
Open 6 nights a week, 5 till 2; this is a friendly relaxing place to be.
Lazy Lounge is a stylish café/wine bar where the atmosphere is informal and relaxed, with a fabulous selection of the best wines.
A serious contender for Best Sunday Roast in Leeds
Best rock ‘n’ roll cocktail bar in the city. Equally popular with the business crowd as those stopping in for a drink before a big night out, this is one of those places where it is all too easy to spend the entire night.
Oracle is Leeds’ largest waterfront venue. Situated in the heart of the newly developed Brewery Wharf, overlooking the River Aire, Oracle is an oasis for the more discerning customer looking for an alternative from Greek Street and Call Lane
A quirky little place with a great selection of drinks and music.
Possibly the only place in Leeds where you can get great barbequed food, some great ales and have a game of ping pong too! A hidden gem.
Just a few minutes walk from Residence 6 on Granary Wharf this canal-side bar and restaurant has a great sun terrace.
Quite simply a Leeds institution, this bar is also located in The Old Post Office Building and should be your first stop on any night out.
Sandinista is an award winning cocktail bar and tapa’s restaurant in Leeds. With live music gigs every Wednesday and Sunday and DJs playing Thursday – Saturday, they are one of Leeds’ foremost late night venues and the only bar in the city open till 3am 7 days a week!
With leather stools, gleaming black marble bar and a warm terracotta palette, Toast has a distinctly Continental feel. And with an awesome personality driven team, we provide genuine friendly service together with a great city centre vibe.
Located just behind the rail station, the White Cloth Gallery is a bar, restaurant and gallery in one. Perfect for events and special occasions
Offering an alternative to the city’s vibrant dance music scene by offering a range of DJ led and live music nights based around jazz, funk, soul and hip-hop. The emphasis is on a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere with friendly, welcoming door and bar staff, and a cosy environment of natural brick and woodwork, with warm leather booths and cube-style seating.
The o2 Academy Leeds is on Cookridge Street is the site of the former Town and Country Club and its launch was one of the most exciting and ambitious projects, converting the listed building back to its magnificent theatre style format.
Five bars, two nightclubs, seven unique destinations – ‘the world in one night’. Escape to the multi-award winning Prism and let us take you on a journey ‘around the world’.
The city is just filled to bursting with great places to eat, with options ranging from cafe’s where you can get a quick cuppa and piece of cake, to exquisite restaurants for fine dining.
Located in the newly opened Trinity Quarter the two restaurants will be a true showcase of local produce and suppliers including The Ginger Pig, The Staal Smoke-house and Dales Dairies.
A winning formula of high quality, contemporary British and European cuisine, friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere has ensured its continued regional reputation as one of the city’s finest dining establishments.
This is not your average tapas bar. With swanky, South American themed décor and menus this is the best place to get a light bite in Leeds
With over 3 decades of experience in Leeds Bibis wows old friends and new. Fine dining, delicious lunches and their famous Showtime specials all combine to give an unforgettable experience.
Very close to Residence 6 and does an amazing steak sandwich amongst other great items on the new menu for 2015. They focus on no nonsense food; specialising in wholesome ingredients, mixing distinctive textures and flavours that just work together, offering a mix of innovative dishes with comfortable favourites.
Celebrity Chef in Leeds! Providing the very best atmosphere with modern and authentic French Cuisine.
A craft beer bar that sells Indian street food? What’s not to like?
Fazenda features continuous table side service of fifteen* different delectable cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken. Their concept also offers a sumptuous buffet of gourmet salads and fresh cut vegetables, and a variety of traditional side dishes to complement the meats.
Now established in Leeds and building on its phenomenal success in London and Manchester. Its Argentinian themed menu re-defines steak and its wine collection is to die for. For the best meats is town – look no further.
Since being voted ‘Curry Chef of the year 2005/6 by the Leeds guide, Hansa’s has become one of the most talked about vegetarian Indian restaurants in Leeds.
The fourth floor Café & Bar at Harvey Nichols has become a mecca for Leeds’ most exclusive store and offers sensational and reasonably priced menus all day. The Fourth Floor becomes more formal at night when express lift whisks customers up to the restaurant from the Victoria Quarter to enjoy the chic Harvey Nichols ambience.
Mr Oliver comes to Leeds with this great new restaurant on Park Row, sample a wide variety of healthy Italian dishes and grab a copy of his cookbook on the way out!
Kendell’s Bistro is a casual Informal place to dine with the main focus on quality of food, wine and service within a French bistro atmosphere.
We love this restaurant. It’s all about escape. It’s about getting away, and discovering a place more vibrant, more fun, more energetic and altogether more Latin. It’s about Living Latin Life – the BEST Caipirinhas in the north!
Burgers, fries, all things barbequed and great music and atmosphere. We heartily recommend the green chilli burger!
At Miller & Carter we know a thing or two about steak. In fact, we could say that we’re one of the best steakhouses in Leeds. But we’d rather leave that to your judgement.
Down at New Dock – this is one of the best places in Leeds to grab a taste of the sub-continent with world class chefs preparing the finest curries.
The vibrant food menu is inspired by the traditional canteens and old town steet vendors of Mexico, while our drinks and upbeat atmosphere are borrowed from the cosmopolitan bar and club scene of Mexico City.
Immediately welcoming with its double fronted open glass shop front; enticing customers to enjoy a taste of Italy, while watching the city go by. A true staff favourite.
Head down to Salvo’s and immerse yourself in this slice of Italy’s deep South, Its seems that Italian restaurants come and go but after more than 30 years Salvo’s is still going strong.
A new addition to the Leeds scene and a very welcome one! This unique restaurant features hand carved stone features and a fresh seafood display that defies belief.
Freshly prepared Greek food at its finest – but book ahead as Friday and Saturday nights have live music and only two sittings! Great atmosphere and delicious food.
Spacious and fresh, this is Trendy Thai. The service is gracious and discreet and the food is melt on your mouth delicious!
Situated in the heart of Trinity the Alchemist is open for morning coffee, brunch, lunch and dinner
Newly opened on Merrion Street this bar/restaurant has some American classics from po’boys to pulled pork sandwiches and ping-pong tables to help you burn off the calories
Town Hall Tavern is your local village pub situated in the bustling city centre. It is a place to take time out and relax, enjoy a quick pint or a pub lunch, a place to bring colleagues for a meeting, a place to bring family and friends for an evening to remember.
With an apartment as elegant, comfortable and well-equipped as the one you’re in, we understand it might be tempting to stay ensconced in the relaxing environment of Residence 6.
But with the exciting city of Leeds on your doorstep, we recommend you step outside and explore this fascinating city. Residence 6′ Guest Services team have brought you the ultimate Leeds insider guide. Our PLAY guide brings you the best bars, restaurants and ‘must sees’, all hand-picked by a team of conscientious Leeds’ connoisseurs.
If it’s a personal shopping experience you yearn at Harvey Nichols, we can arrange it for you. If you crave the ‘best seats in the house’ we’ll ensure your aspirations are met.
Please note that some of our service may have an additional charge.
If in doubt call our Guest Services on: 01132 856 250.
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