A SHOWSTOPPING LEEDS PROPOSAL

Feeling like you’ve caught spring fever? With the season of love in full swing, romance is definitely in the air. Take your relationship to the next level, and ask that once-in-a-lifetime question – “Will you marry me?”

Between candle-lit dinners, romantic picnics in Park Square, or strolls through the ruins of historical abbeys, spring offers a multitude of opportunities for your dream Leeds proposal. From deciding where to pop the question, to choosing the perfect ring, there are lots of things you can do to make the occasion truly unforgettable.

To make it easier, check out our interactive guide to popping the question in Leeds, featuring some great proposal tips from the city’s top romantic hotspots. Click on the locations with capital letters on the map for details, or scroll down to the information below.


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Already engaged? Have a look at our stunning range of wedding bands, or pop by one of our boutiques to speak to one of our diamond specialists over a glass of fizz.

53 Degrees North

53 Degrees North

Goodbard House, 15 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JS
T: 0113 856 0011

53 Degrees North offers a stylish touch of Ibiza cool in the heart of Leeds, boasting a heady mix of exclusive cocktails and beers, fine champagnes and tapas-style snacks, all to a killer soundtrack featuring artists and DJs from around the world.

Tip: “Celebrate the big moment with a glass or two in our exclusive Laurent Perrier lounge. Fancy something a bit different? Gin connoisseurs will find their favourite tipple tucked away in our intimate basement gin bar, The Vault.”

Angelica

Angelica

Level 6, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW
T: 0113 897 0099

Located on the sixth floor of Trinity Leeds shopping centre, with a wraparound planted terrace and boasting panoramic city views, Angelica is the ultimate romantic destination for locals and visitors alike. Bright and airy in design, this penthouse bar and restaurant features a spectacular pewter bar, offering a selection of exciting cocktails from a team of skilled mixologists.

Tip: “Celebrate your successful engagement on the sophisticated, cosy roof terrace, and enjoy some of the most luxurious cocktails in town, set against views across the rooftops of Leeds.”

Crafthouse

Crafthouse

Level 5, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW
T: 0113 897 0444

Crafthouse offers regularly changing seasonal menus created by Executive Chef Lee Murdoch, and views across the city from within the restaurant, or on the exclusive outdoor terrace. Located on the fifth floor of the Leeds’s premier shopping centre, Crafthouse can be accessed directly via a scenic lift on Boar Lane.

Tip: “Whilst enjoying the splendid menu and an impressive selection of wines, you can also revel in the splendour of views across the city. Be sure to try one of their Josper Grill-cooked dishes – it reaches 480˚C, char-grilling meat, fish and crustaceans to perfection.”

Dakota Deluxe

Dakota Deluxe

8 Russell Street, Leeds, LS1 5RN
T: 0113 322 6261

Dakota Deluxe is an 84-bedroom luxury full-service hotel with a stunning cocktail bar and brasserie, offering an interesting, fresh, and sophisticated menu. The stylish bar boasts an outdoor terrace overlooking Greek Street, with an extensive range of classic cocktails and in-house creations, perfectly mixed.

Tip: “Treat your other half to a beautiful meal at the latest addition to Leeds's vibrant restaurant scene. For an exceptional touch, check out our Champagne Bar, where you can enjoy one of our many fine champagnes in a space of seamless luxury.”

Fazenda

Fazenda

Waterman’s Place, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4GL
T: 0113 400 1183

Fazenda offers diners something different, thanks to the "rodizio" style of serving cuts of meat on skewers at tables. The restaurant features continuous tableside service of fifteen delectable cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken. There’s also a sumptuous buffet of gourmet salads and freshly cut vegetables, as well as a variety of traditional side dishes to complement your meal.

Tip: “For the meat lovers out there, treat your other half to a splendid, melt-in-the-mouth feast, accompanied by a selection of the finest South American and European wines. Afterwards, take a romantic walk alongside the picturesque Granary Wharf.”

The Grill on the Square

The Grill on the Square

31-33 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5PS
T: 0113 246 0669

The Grill on the Square focuses on no-nonsense food; specialising in wholesome ingredients, mixing distinctive textures and flavours, and offering a mix of innovative dishes with comfortable favourites. Enjoy premium quality steak that's aged for 28 days to ensure tenderness and flavour, as well as delightfully tasty, fresh fish and shellfish.

Tip: “Treat your love to an ingenious, perfectly prepared cocktail, from old school classics to new infusions and flavours - mixed, merged, shaken and stirred! Celebrate the big day in an unrivalled atmosphere, accompanied by unparalleled acoustic live music.”

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols

Victoria Leeds, 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AZ
T: 0113 204 8888

Leeds's Harvey Nichols is the ultimate destination for all things high-end and luxurious. Whether you're looking to do a spot of clothes shopping, find a new beauty product or enjoy a three-course meal, there’s something for everyone. Situated in the historic Victoria Quarter, the store was the second Harvey Nichols branch to open in the UK.

Tip: “To prepare for the big proposal, make your way up to the Fourth Floor Bar to recreate your favourites with a cocktail masterclass.”

Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre

46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NZ
T: 0844 848 2700

Situated in the heart of Leeds, the Grand Theatre opened in 1878 and has been entertaining people ever since. The exterior of the stunning, Grade II-listed building is a mixture of Romanesque and Scottish baronial styles, while the interior boasts Gothic fan-vaulting and clustered columns. With a wide programme from musicals to stand-up, opera to drama, and ballet to family shows, there's bound to be something that you'll enjoy.

Tip: “Make your special evening that little bit more romantic by booking your own private box to watch the latest hit musical or gripping drama.”

Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti

Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti

Goodbard House, 15 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JS
T: 0113 856 0011

Ricci's Tapas and Cicchetti brings together seasonal, fresh ingredients with a touch of Balearic style and creativity. Designed with laid-back, communal dining in mind, the restaurant offers a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere that feels like a Mediterranean home. Every dish is made to order using fresh local produce, alongside unique artisan ingredients sourced from around the world.

Tip: “Visit Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti for rustic food at its best; simple yet elegant, and - most importantly - bursting with flavour. Raise a glass of delicious Sangria to a bright future with your significant other, in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the Leeds' favourite eateries.”

ROX

ROX

Unit 314, Trinity Leeds, Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AT
T: 0113 887 9213

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second to none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Intimate and luxurious, ROX at Trinity Leeds exhibits the finest diamonds and jewellery collections. Our trained diamond experts are here to take you through a range of remarkable diamonds, and help you find the perfect engagement ring.”

The Tetley

The Tetley

Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ
T: 0113 320 2323

The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the world-famous Tetley Brewery in central Leeds. Centred around creativity, innovation and experimentation, it’s also home to the lively Bar & Kitchen. Located on the ground floor of the former Tetley's Headquarters, where better to enjoy a pint of Tetley's than where it was born nearly 200 years ago?

Tip: “This impressive building offers a warm welcome whether you’re here to see cutting edge art, sample the Yorkshire menu in the Bar & Kitchen, or enjoy a traditional pint of Tetley’s in this historic setting.”

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4JX
T: 01924 832631

Spread across an impressive 500 acres, Yorkshire Sculpture Park truly is a one-off location – an open-air gallery showcasing the best of modern and contemporary sculpture. The unique setting of the Park allows you to get up close to magnificent works of art, whilst surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. With woodland, parkland and sparkling lakes, you can explore until your heart’s content.

Tip: “Why not book into a class with your partner? To make the occasion even more special, you can both create something personal to keep as a memory of your engagement day. We offer sculpture, craft and carving workshops.”

53 Degrees North

53 Degrees North

Goodbard House, 15 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JS
T: 0113 856 0011

53 Degrees North offers a stylish touch of Ibiza cool in the heart of Leeds, boasting a heady mix of exclusive cocktails and beers, fine champagnes and tapas-style snacks, all to a killer soundtrack featuring artists and DJs from around the world.

Tip: “Celebrate the big moment with a glass or two in our exclusive Laurent Perrier lounge. Fancy something a bit different? Gin connoisseurs will find their favourite tipple tucked away in our intimate basement gin bar, The Vault.”

Angelica

Angelica

Level 6, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW
T: 0113 897 0099

Located on the sixth floor of Trinity Leeds shopping centre, with a wraparound planted terrace and boasting panoramic city views, Angelica is the ultimate romantic destination for locals and visitors alike. Bright and airy in design, this penthouse bar and restaurant features a spectacular pewter bar, offering a selection of exciting cocktails from a team of skilled mixologists.

Tip: “Celebrate your successful engagement on the sophisticated, cosy roof terrace, and enjoy some of the most luxurious cocktails in town, set against views across the rooftops of Leeds.”

Crafthouse

Crafthouse

Level 5, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW
T: 0113 897 0444

Crafthouse offers regularly changing seasonal menus created by Executive Chef Lee Murdoch, and views across the city from within the restaurant, or on the exclusive outdoor terrace. Located on the fifth floor of the Leeds’s premier shopping centre, Crafthouse can be accessed directly via a scenic lift on Boar Lane.

Tip: “Whilst enjoying the splendid menu and an impressive selection of wines, you can also revel in the splendour of views across the city. Be sure to try one of their Josper Grill-cooked dishes – it reaches 480˚C, char-grilling meat, fish and crustaceans to perfection.”

Dakota Deluxe

Dakota Deluxe

8 Russell Street, Leeds, LS1 5RN
T: 0113 322 6261

Dakota Deluxe is an 84-bedroom luxury full-service hotel with a stunning cocktail bar and brasserie, offering an interesting, fresh, and sophisticated menu. The stylish bar boasts an outdoor terrace overlooking Greek Street, with an extensive range of classic cocktails and in-house creations, perfectly mixed.

Tip: “Treat your other half to a beautiful meal at the latest addition to Leeds's vibrant restaurant scene. For an exceptional touch, check out our Champagne Bar, where you can enjoy one of our many fine champagnes in a space of seamless luxury.”

Fazenda

Fazenda

Waterman’s Place, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4GL
T: 0113 400 1183

Fazenda offers diners something different, thanks to the "rodizio" style of serving cuts of meat on skewers at tables. The restaurant features continuous tableside service of fifteen delectable cuts of beef, pork, lamb and chicken. There’s also a sumptuous buffet of gourmet salads and freshly cut vegetables, as well as a variety of traditional side dishes to complement your meal.

Tip: “For the meat lovers out there, treat your other half to a splendid, melt-in-the-mouth feast, accompanied by a selection of the finest South American and European wines. Afterwards, take a romantic walk alongside the picturesque Granary Wharf.”

The Grill on the Square

The Grill on the Square

31-33 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5PS
T: 0113 246 0669

The Grill on the Square focuses on no-nonsense food; specialising in wholesome ingredients, mixing distinctive textures and flavours, and offering a mix of innovative dishes with comfortable favourites. Enjoy premium quality steak that's aged for 28 days to ensure tenderness and flavour, as well as delightfully tasty, fresh fish and shellfish.

Tip: “Treat your love to an ingenious, perfectly prepared cocktail, from old school classics to new infusions and flavours - mixed, merged, shaken and stirred! Celebrate the big day in an unrivalled atmosphere, accompanied by unparalleled acoustic live music.”

Harvey Nichols

Harvey Nichols

Victoria Leeds, 107-111 Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AZ
T: 0113 204 8888

Leeds's Harvey Nichols is the ultimate destination for all things high-end and luxurious. Whether you're looking to do a spot of clothes shopping, find a new beauty product or enjoy a three-course meal, there’s something for everyone. Situated in the historic Victoria Quarter, the store was the second Harvey Nichols branch to open in the UK.

Tip: “To prepare for the big proposal, make your way up to the Fourth Floor Bar to recreate your favourites with a cocktail masterclass.”

Leeds Grand Theatre

Leeds Grand Theatre

46 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NZ
T: 0844 848 2700

Situated in the heart of Leeds, the Grand Theatre opened in 1878 and has been entertaining people ever since. The exterior of the stunning, Grade II-listed building is a mixture of Romanesque and Scottish baronial styles, while the interior boasts Gothic fan-vaulting and clustered columns. With a wide programme from musicals to stand-up, opera to drama, and ballet to family shows, there's bound to be something that you'll enjoy.

Tip: “Make your special evening that little bit more romantic by booking your own private box to watch the latest hit musical or gripping drama.”

Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti

Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti

Goodbard House, 15 Infirmary Street, Leeds, LS1 2JS
T: 0113 856 0011

Ricci's Tapas and Cicchetti brings together seasonal, fresh ingredients with a touch of Balearic style and creativity. Designed with laid-back, communal dining in mind, the restaurant offers a vibrant and welcoming atmosphere that feels like a Mediterranean home. Every dish is made to order using fresh local produce, alongside unique artisan ingredients sourced from around the world.

Tip: “Visit Ricci's Tapas & Cicchetti for rustic food at its best; simple yet elegant, and - most importantly - bursting with flavour. Raise a glass of delicious Sangria to a bright future with your significant other, in the vibrant atmosphere of one of the Leeds' favourite eateries.”

ROX

ROX

Unit 314, Trinity Leeds, Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 5AT
T: 0113 887 9213

As an award-winning luxury jeweller, ROX has built an enviable reputation for offering diamond engagement rings that are second to none. Each ring contains the most exquisite, handpicked diamonds, and is designed entirely in-house, making it unique and exclusive to ROX.

Tip: “Intimate and luxurious, ROX at Trinity Leeds exhibits the finest diamonds and jewellery collections. Our trained diamond experts are here to take you through a range of remarkable diamonds, and help you find the perfect engagement ring.”

The Tetley

The Tetley

Hunslet Road, Leeds, LS10 1JQ
T: 0113 320 2323

The Tetley is a centre for contemporary art and learning located in the stunning art deco headquarters of the world-famous Tetley Brewery in central Leeds. Centred around creativity, innovation and experimentation, it’s also home to the lively Bar & Kitchen. Located on the ground floor of the former Tetley's Headquarters, where better to enjoy a pint of Tetley's than where it was born nearly 200 years ago?

Tip: “This impressive building offers a warm welcome whether you’re here to see cutting edge art, sample the Yorkshire menu in the Bar & Kitchen, or enjoy a traditional pint of Tetley’s in this historic setting.”

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

West Bretton, Wakefield, WF4 4JX
T: 01924 832631

Spread across an impressive 500 acres, Yorkshire Sculpture Park truly is a one-off location – an open-air gallery showcasing the best of modern and contemporary sculpture. The unique setting of the Park allows you to get up close to magnificent works of art, whilst surrounded by a breathtaking landscape. With woodland, parkland and sparkling lakes, you can explore until your heart’s content.

Tip: “Why not book into a class with your partner? To make the occasion even more special, you can both create something personal to keep as a memory of your engagement day. We offer sculpture, craft and carving workshops.”