As one of the gamma world cities, it’s little wonder Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire area. This of course, has allowed Leeds to transform into a cultural melting pot, attracting people from all corners of the globe bringing with it some truly exceptional culinary influences. While you can indulge in any cuisine your heart desires in this vibrant city, one particular cuisine hailing from our friends across the channel has got Leeds locals weak at the knees – French – whose restaurant scene in Leeds is taking the city by storm. Whether it can be traced back historically, or whether it’s due to current political ties – Leeds is the sister city of Lille, France – or if it’s due to the outstanding university education attracting students from all over, the city is awash with unique French restaurants throughout Leeds, ranging from underground Parisian eateries to romantic venues for an intimate evening for two. So hold on to your croissant, you’re about to discover a whole new world of French restaurants in Leeds.