Four times voted runner up in the Best Sunday Lunch category in The Observer Food Monthly annual awards, other runners up included Heston Blumenthal’s Hind’s Head in Bray, Michelin Star gastro pub The Star in Harome as well as The Angel in Hetton.



Michelin Guide Eating Out in Pubs 2017

Leeds’ sole entry in the Michelin Guide’s Eating Out in Pubs for 2017, and one of only four pubs selected in West Yorkshire.


AA Pubs Guide

Specially listed as a ‘Pick of the Pubs’; “Cosy city pub with a fine outdoor courtyard, well worth a visit”.


Toptable Gold Award

Awarded due to the high volume of positive customer feedback received.



Finalist in the Top 3 Gastropubs in the UK for service at the Imbibe Service Awards


The Guardian

Listed as one of the best summer pubs in Britain in a guide by The Guardian. No other West Yorkshire establishment made it into the journalists’ favourite 100 UK summer pubs.


Full Measure (CAMRA)

“No ordinary pub, an ace gastropub with lovely food and a great outdoor drinking area”



5 star review — “A hidden gem”, “Elegant, cosy and chic”, “Gastropub fare with flair”, “Serious culinary quality for your money”, “Charming and efficient staff, this is indeed a premium pub”


Sri Lankan Airlines Magazine – Top 10 UK Gastropubs

“The Cross Keys finally sees Leeds mastering the urban gastropub concept, with a proper bar that serves reals ales”


Leeds Guide

“A short walk into Holbeck is more than worth your while for an old fashioned but chic pub with an impressive menu of hearty and fancy food and a tantalizing beer menu.”


The Great British Pub Awards

Winner of the Best Family Pub award for the Yorkshire & North East region, for two consecutive years.