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Friends of Ham

4 New Station Street | Leeds, Leeds LS1 5DL, England
+44 113 242 0275
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ham” (217 reviews)
“charcuterie” (54 reviews)
“bread” (79 reviews)
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Bar, Delicatessen, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4 New Station Street | Leeds, Leeds LS1 5DL, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The hospitality was outstanding - knowledgeable staff and the name on the bottle at your table is such a sweet and memorable touch.

Thank struthylou73
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to meet up at this venue for the start of a Friday night out - it gets busy but eventually you will get a table - very good place and social surroundings we ordered several mixed plates of meat and breads / olives all...More

Thank Don-Leeds
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food and atmosphere were great but the evening was ruined by the owner. I ordered a glass of wine that didn’t think tasted right so brought it to the attention of the waiter who agreed and offered to bring me something else, to which...More

2  Thank Harriet D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for the first time and it will definitely not be our last. Very impressed with the staff who were very pleasant. The food was gorgeous, we had the Italian sharing platter with a tomato and rocket salad. The atmosphere is fabulous, we could have...More

Thank SharonKev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner, and were impressed with the decor and ambience, a bit like high end cafe with wine shop. We were told that they did snacks and sides, and small plates. Their idea of a small plate was different to ours; each was...More

Thank MikePatx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been comming here, pretty much since it opened, still a great place to go, but i do wish they would do something about people blocking the bar. We often just walk past as you cant even get near the bar for people sitting...More

Thank WestwoodMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All I can really say is "nom nom nom" - very tasty food and the staff were helpful when it came to picking and choosing beers, cheese and meats.

Thank DaniJB85
Friends_of_Ham, Owner at Friends of Ham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Dani, that's lovely to hear, thank you so much for visiting Friends of Ham and taking the time to review us. Claire

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Close to the station, the bar has a modern and welcoming feel. We sat at scrubbed tables that are made for sharing. Interesting drinks menu but I felt the food was limited and expensive. We shared a meat and a cheese sharing board. Both were...More

Thank theharrogatelady
Friends_of_Ham, Owner at Friends of Ham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Many thanks for visiting Friends of Ham and for taking the time to review us. We are a charcuterie without a kitchen so by it's very nature our menu will be limited but it's the meat and cheese that brings our customers in. Quality...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brunch, lunch and supper, Friends of Ham can do it all! Great food, awesome beers, and fab service; what's not to like. I've taken clients, colleagues, friends and dates here and they all love the ambience and the chance to get overly competitive at Shuffleboard....More

Thank samtaskergrindley
Friends_of_Ham, Owner at Friends of Ham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a great review. Who doesn't love the shuffleboard!? Hope to see you again soon, Claire

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ok I have to admit the name of this restaurant drew me in… Hell yes, I’m friends with Ham. This quirky little place serves a variety of interesting beers and has a wide selection of charcuterie and cheeses. My husband and I shared a heavenly...More

Thank Zoey O
Friends_of_Ham, Owner at Friends of Ham, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Zoey Thank you so much for a lovely review, we pride ourselves on having a lovely team working with us and we're glad that shows. Come again soon. Claire PS great choice of meats there!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
  • E-mail
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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