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Black student life in Leeds: Eating out

By LucyMcDonald 10 Nov 2023

Jerk Express

Caribbean street food takeaway serving up Jamaica famous jerk chicken, fried chicken, chips rice and more. Available for delivery and collection.

Phone number: 0113 487 2260

Location: 159 Cardigan Road, Leeds, LS6 1LJ

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Real Caribbean cuisine, contemporary cocktails and beer. Helmed by Jamaica-born Oral Blackford and inspired by his upbringing in Ocho Rios with his grandparents, they aim to bring the food his family loved to West Yorkshire.

Location: 31 Kirkgate Leeds, LS2 7DR


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Ryan's Kitchen

Mild & Tasty Jamaican Style Food. Spiced Not Spicy. Available for eat in, delivery and collection.

Location: 239 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS4 2HD

Phone number: 0113 212 1743 

Jenny's Jerk Chicken

Serving healthy Caribbean food in the heart of Kirkgate Market

Location: Cafe D, Leeds Kirkgate Market, New York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7HY

Phone number: 07481 492 617

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Chef Shabbas Kitchen & Cocktails

Caribbean cuisine located in the centre of Hyde Park.

Location: 82 Brudenell Road, Leeds, LS6 1EG

Phone number: 0113 824 6297

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Afro-Caribbean fusion cuisine.

Location: 12 Thorpe Street, Leeds, LS10 4EZ

Phone number: 07588 205 809

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