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Friends of Ham

#74 of 1,465 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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4 New Station Street | Leeds, Leeds LS1 5DL, England
+44 113 242 0275
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 - 22:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 23:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was staying overnight in Leeds and went on recommendation of a head chef colleague... and what a treat it was. Nduja sausage wonderfully spicy and melting, gooey yet crispy, British Raclette on perfectly cooked, fluffy, new potatoes and a refreshing watercress, orange and fennel salad on the side!. I enjoyed all that with a well recommended alternative to weissbier... More 

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1 Thank martymcfly99
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great beer coupled with some stunning cheese and meats. Great buzz in the place and cracking service

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1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Norwich, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were attending a family gathering and were well looked after here. The tapas style food was well presented and delicious. Quirky smart décor and looks as if it attracts nice people. The bar was well managed with a good selection of beers and wines. Recommend you pay a visit if you are nice people.

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1 Thank Edwardscheese
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great selection of beers, wines and spirits I am sure are availiable but their selection of beers and product knowledge is brilliant. Get in early to get a seat though.

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1 Thank Adam L
Yorkshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can't fault the place the food and the service. Friendly atmosphere, it's just round the corner from the train station, we my call in on are way back.

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1 Thank sadened
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a girls lunch recently and loved it. We were told they were full on arrival, then the waiter remembered that a table had just paid and were probably just leaving (he was right) and seated us immediately. Ordered lots of food and loved all. The Italian meats were full of flavour, and the cheeses to die for.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service in here is at a lovely relaxed pace in fitting with the style of the place – everyone was so friendly! Food was gorgeous as always, we came for some lunchtime nibbles and the meat and cheese platters are always a success. Prosecco was cold and bubbly – and the atmosphere was great. Would definitely return again!

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1 Thank Laura B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely staff, good beer and drinks - rhubarb cider was especially good. The platter of cheese and meats was well received and the owners should be proud of their great place

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1 Thank wellocksjam
Warfield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really, really like this place; a great, buzzy atmosphere, run by a team who look like they are enjoying themselves offering some of the best charcuterie and beers I have come across. The wines are well chosen with a well balanced choice for most tastes. I first came across FofH when it was a cramped, narrow bar about 5... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Called in a few times now. Each time had a few bar snacks, but not eaten properly. The staff are freindly and fun and the atmosphere is nice. Good selection of beers and wines, will call back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 24
Cuisine
Bar, Delicatessen, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 New Station Street | Leeds, Leeds LS1 5DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 242 0275
Description
Friends of Ham is a Bar & Charcuterie situated in Leeds City Centre. A buzzy Continental-style cafe bar that has recently been named as the Best Place to Drink in the UK in The Observer Food Monthly Awards and undergone a major expansion. Specialising in Italian & Spanish cured meats, the finest cheeses from around the world, sherry and wines; we also serve up craft beer by the bucket-load with 14 taps and over 150 bottles.

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