5 of the best places to grab a coffee in Leeds

Seeking the best coffee in town? Try one of these Leeds cafes.

Laynes Espresso

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Since opening in 2011, Laynes have shown unwavering commitment to getting the best out of two ingredients for the benefit of their customers - coffee and milk. Drinks are reasonably priced with an espresso costing £2.20 and a flat white £2.80.

Visit: 16 New Station St LS1 5DL - laynesespresso.co.uk

Mrs Atha's

This independent coffee shop puts an emphasis on quality ingredients from renowned suppliers. The family run cafe offers an inviting atmosphere to coffee drinkers looking to recharge their batteries.

Visit: Central Road LS1 6DE - mrsathasleeds.com


The team at opposite do everything they can to make their customers feel at ease.

Customers are encouraged to make themselves at home on their cosy and inviting sofas, listen to the eclectic music on offer and sample the fine homemade food and coffee on offer.

Visit: 26 Blenheim Terrace LS2 9HD - oppositecafe.co.uk

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House of Koko

Run by couple Shanshan Zhu and Chris Ball, the bright and inviting House of Koko has a homely atmosphere to it, with one half of the duo typically welcoming you with a smile. Customers can enjoy some of the cafe's fine Northstar coffee on offer for as little as £1.60.

Visit: 62 Harrogate Road LS7 4LA - houseofkoko.com

Sociable Folk

The goal of the team at Sociable Folk is "to be the best at coffee"; and while the cafe may fall short of delivering perfection they do come close with their exceptional coffee. The food on offer isn't bad either - try one of their delicious make your own salads.

Visit: 10 Wellington Place LS1 4JP - sociablefolk.co.uk