Home to some of the city’s best Middle Eastern cuisine, Hadramout on Eastgate provides exceptional service and homestyle cooking for any occasion. Taking its name from a region of the Arabian Peninsula situated in southern Yemen, Hadramout pays homage to time-honored traditions and the skilful cooking techniques of the Middle East. A favourite for takeaway, the restaurant has mastered the art of making their authentic specialties as fast and efficiently as possible, becoming an ideal spot for a quick bite to eat in Leeds’ city centre.
The folks at Hadramout on Eastgate have found the key to success – that’s balancing tradition and authenticity with inventive ideas, and creating Middle Eastern cuisine that’s unlike anything else available in Leeds’ city centre. Yemeni, Arab, and Lebanese cuisines are all given the spotlight on the restaurant’s comprehensive menu, with a selection of different smoothies and desserts to boot. Enjoy healthy wraps, a selection of meze, Moroccan-style tagines and several vegetarian specialties and take in the peace and calmness of the restaurant, where you can choose to either eat your meal on the floor in the traditional way, or sit at nicely decorated tables and booths.
Start with one of Hadramout’s signature smoothies to gear up your metabolism for what’s ahead: hummus shawarma, Arabian okra stew, sweet tagine chicken and eggplant stew, to name just a few. Get in touch with the ancient world with the fahsa lamb (or chicken if you prefer) – made inside of a traditional clay pot and seasoned with Middle Eastern herbs and spices, fenugreek, and a bit of soup, the dish is a staple in much of Yemen. Finish up with one of Hadramout’s perfectly sweet desserts like a slice of baklava or carrot cake before finding yourself in Leeds’ city centre again, transported suddenly back to the modern world.