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Veritas Ale & Wine Bar

#210 of 1,489 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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43 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3BB, England
+44 113 242 8094
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out for a meal with family. Food was fine as was the service. Would I go there again? Probably not. More a meeting place for drinks after work rather than the serving of food.

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Thank Lynne J
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I went here for dinner while staying in Leeds on business. It seemed like it was a fairly quiet night for them and I got good service from the staff, allowing me to try beers before ordering. The beer was great quality - you could tell they know how to handle real ale, and the steak pie with veg and... More 

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Thank Sam D
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I regularly meet other colleagues here (for a meeting) and most of us have food. I really like the atmosphere and the lovely staff. The food is good value and wholesome. We are never made to feel a nuisance, during what can be long meetings.

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Thank staxwoman
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Veritas lures you in with a good look...a classic pub environment - stripped wood floors, vintage wall art adverts and plenty of old-style tables and chairs. The beer and lager on offer is good and varied. The food menu is enticing - but that is where the positives sadly fell away. Classic British dishes promise much - but 3 visits... More 

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Thank twistinmymelons
Leeds, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd time I've been here with the same friends and we've always been delighted with the food. Staff are always friendly too. Unfortunately on this visit the food was disappointing. My friends who are vegan ordered the teriyaki tofu I think it was. It was basically like rice in gravy with unflavoured blocks of tofu and pickled... More 

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Thank Caroline W
Denholm, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have not eaten here but the ale is excellent! I found this pub in the "Good Beer Guide" and the beer that caught my eye apart from Timothy Taylor Landlord was Okells! I have not had that since 1984 in the Isle of Man so it was great to reacquaint myself with it :-) They had other beers sourced... More 

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Thank Mark F
Penarth, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Friday night and we can't find a place that had good real ale and decent food without a deafening room and then we found .... Veritas with a good selection of ales (recommend Ram Tam) and nice food And excellent customer service

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1 Thank Mark F
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited Veritas on a Saturday evening and whilst I couldn't fault the ambiance and the quality of ales on offer and the service at the bar there was some things that really let it down. The main issue was the menu, whilst on the face of it the food on offer looked amazing there was so many things not... More 

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1 Thank Julian K
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017

spent an evening here last week, the food was excellent and the staff were fantastic and friendly, very attentive and knowledgable about the various ales on offer

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Thank Monty W
Norway
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193 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Four of us stopped here for a late Sunday lunch on a wet day in Leeds. Very good service and excellent food, accomodating both vegetarian and meat eaters. Good wines and beers too. Would definately go back here to eat, and recommend to others.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:30
Saturday
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 242 8094

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?