Hola! Hyde Park

Our complete guide on things to do while living and studying in Hyde Park

Apparently there is another Hyde Park… London or somewhere? Whatevs. Much more awesome is our Hyde Park, the capital of Studentland, for many and good reasons

More connective than ‘and’

Falling off a log, stealing candy from a baby, pie… these things are distinctly difficult compared with getting to and from Hyde Park. And there’s another bus, and another…

Buses, from Hyde Park Corner: 1, 1A,1B 6, 28, 97, 874, N1, X84, X85
4 minute train ride to Leeds centre from nearby Burley Park Station
M621, M62, A64M,A1M & M1 easily reached
Leeds Bradford Airport a short haul away

Land of shopportunity

Let’s hear it for Hyde Park. Because all the shops you’re going to need are right here, not there.

Sainsbury’s Local
Co-op
Makkah Foods – loads of really great value grub
Maumoniat – international supermarket
Retro Boutique – vintage furniture and fashion and things
Best Kept Secret – fancy dress filling station
Booze Bin – does what it says on the tinny
Silver Hairdressing – awesome cuts and prices
Bikology – the subject is bikes

About and out

Variety is the Hyde Park vibe. Chill in Woodhouse Moor Park, with a skate/BMX park also… catch a movie in historic surroundings… check out under the radar and established bands… get a massage… get a tattoo… Here are a few pointers in and around Hyde Park:

Brudenell Social Club – iconic gig venue
Hyde Park Picture House - art house and blockbuster movies in a grade II listed cinema
Leeds Grand Mosque – amazing, impressive
The Emmerdale Studio Experience – just a few minutes’ walk from Hyde Park
Northern Snooker Centre – a short walk to nearby Burley
Oxygen Free Jumping Trampoline Park – again, just on the edge of your neighbourhood
Hannah’s Place – holistic therapies and massage
Hyde Park Book Club – new and improvised music venue

Eat, drink and be very

Where to start? There are more options than you can shake a seekh kebab at in Hyde Park in the food and drink stakes. From ________ to ________ (you fill in the blanks), your faves are to be found, plus many opps for experimentation and exploration. Here are some tasty suggestions…

Bento King – oriental cuisine
LS6 – student-central bar, with a jazz jam night
Chichini - cheap and good food
Pitza Cano – the dog’s
Hyde Park Pub – good ales and a DJ on Saturdays
HFC Chicken – top fried chicken takeaway
East Village – a New York vibe and excellent cocktails
The Library – bar and DJ nights from pop to hip hop
Oranaise Café – fab Moroccan cuisine
La Cafetiere – perfect hangover breakfasts

Other student-friendly areas nearby

Burley, Leeds