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About Hansa's

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Leeds is fortunate to enjoy a number of great Indian restaurants, and in Hansa’s locals benefit for one woman’s singular vision for fantastic food: authentic Gujarati flavours and a uniquely vegetarian menu. The all-woman team in the kitchen and front of house are a force to be reckoned with, and their roots on North Street stretch back to the mid 1980s – a force indeed. The can be no better spot to find the big flavours of the Gujarat portion of the subcontinent than Hansa’s.

Opening Times

Closed now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm


72 - 74 North Street, City Centre
Leeds LS2 7PN

Menu Highlights



Mushroom Special

Tender Mushrooms, marinated in a spicy sauce, served on a bed of golden potato cake

Chilli Panner

Paneer cubes (Indian Cheese) marinated with a hot spicy chilli sauce and served on a bed of lettuce

Mixed Platter

For those who cannot decide, a platter of a variety of bhajiyas for two to share
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More about Hansa's, Leeds

The eponymous Hansa Dabhi has been a trailblazer since she opened her North Street doors in 1986. Leeds, and frankly the rest of Yorkshire, has been benefitting from her innovative vegetarian food ever since. Dabhi blends traditional Gujarati Indian flavours with a sprinkling of influences from her childhood spent in the East of Africa. Crowned Leeds curry chef of the year in 2010 and a host of other accolades to boot has secured Hansa’s places as a mainstay in the Yorkshire dining scene.

When Hansa Dabhi opened a Gujarati, vegetarian-only restaurant on a quiet corner of North Street in Leeds, back when Thatcher was still in office, the dining scene was a different place. By now, vegetarianism is mainstream and there are plenty of places offering great veggie-friendly options, but more than 25 years ago things were completely different. It is a testament to the excellent Indian and Gujarati food and service at Hansa’s that the restaurant has not just survived, but thrived and shaped local preferences in this time. Head over to Hansa’s every evening from 5pm for excellent food and a taste of the extraordinary in Leeds.

48 Hansa's Reviews

48 Reviews
Value for money:Great value
Noise levels:Very pleasant
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Liz H.a month ago · 1 review

Beautiful food - have been coming here for many years and the food gets better and better- I would certainly recommend it. Not like any other Indian restaurant.

Lewis C.a month ago · 3 reviews

I visited here with a group of friends and the food and service was excellent.

Julia L.2 months ago · 1 review

Fabulous, tasty food, great ambiance and service. I need to keep going back and so much more on the menu that I want to try