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Black Student Life in Leeds: Groceries

By LucyMcDonald 09 Oct 2023

Leeds Kirkgate Market

One of the largest indoor markets in Europe, Leeds Kirkgate Market is a fantastic place to buy fresh and local produce at reasonable prices. The market is lined up with various market traders, including butchers and fishmongers, to satisfy all your needs!

Vendors specialising in Afro-Caribbean produce:

  • AJ Afro Caribbean (food) - 1981 Hall, Unit 410.
  • Baobob Tree (South African Foods) - 1904 Hall, Unit 15.

Watch out for the African Caribbean Food Festival, which occurs annually (run by the Cultural Arts Heritage Circle).

For more information, email or click here to follow them on Eventbrite.

Opening times: From 8am to 5:30pm, Monday - Saturday

Visit their Facebook page here. 

View location on Google Maps here

CC Continental Supermarket

An Afro-Caribbean and South Asian food store located in the heart of Hyde Park, this shop is a one-stop wonder for a lot of world food items you won't find in your classic chain supermarkets. From extensive spice selections and cupboard essentials to fresh produce and tasty treats, this store is one to visit if you're searching for something familiar. 

Address: 35-45 Brudenell Grove, Leeds, LS6 1HR

Opening times: 9:30am - 9pm everyday

Phone number: 0113 240 0222

Visit their Facebook page here. 

View location on Google Maps here.

Abu Bakur International Supermarket

A local supermarket offering high-quality halal meat such as chicken, lamb and beef as well as an amazing array of fruit & vegetables, spice bazaar, dairy products and other household groceries and essentials. They also have a takeaway service providing hot food such as pastries, hot dishes such as curries & biriyanis and sweet desserts.

Address: 37 Queens Road, Leeds LS6 1NY

Opening times: From 9am - 9pm everyday

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