Everyone has a story to tell, and ours begins here. From each carefully selected item on our menu, the unique journey our coffee beans make and even the paper we print on, we want to tell you the Stories which we think make our cafe extra-special.

Stories is an independent cafe and bar in north Leeds. Inspired by Scandinavian design and world cuisine, we’re offering some of the best artisan coffee in Leeds, along with a menu of delicious, nutritious, seasonal dishes, cold-pressed juices and organic wines and cocktails.

We are child friendly, dog friendly, laptop-friendly, vegan, gluten-free and dairy intolerance friendly…come one, come all. 





454 Roundhay Road
Leeds, Roundhay LS8 2HU


Monday to Friday 8 to 5pm (food 8- 3)

Saturdays 9 to 5pm (food 9 to 4)

Sundays 10 to 5pm (food 10 to 3)

We have

Free wifi, highchairs,
baby changing facilities, toys.


For table booking Monday to Friday please email manager@storiescafe.co.ukWalk-ins only at the weekend. 


We're BIG on brunch and seasonality and our menu takes inspiration from all the incredible flavours, textures and ingredients of world cuisine. As well as our all day food menu, we have an active specials board which changes weekly and we also offer a selection of cakes including vegan and gluten-free options.

We have handpicked all of our suppliers based on their commitment to quality and provenance, favouring the independent, local, organic and artisan suppliers who are as passionate about good food and sustainability as we are. 

All of our packaging is made from recycled and recyclable materials and we donate our used coffee grinds to local allotments for composting.

We are a vegetarian cafe which also caters heavily for pescatarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free diets. All of our food can be ordered to take away if you want to eat it on the go. 

View a sample menu here
and check our specials board in store for seasonal treats

Our suppliers

Here’s a list of our lovely suppliers and you can read some of their Stories here

His story. Her story. Their story. My story. Your story. Our Stories

Moju coldpressed juices

Staal Smokehouse Yorkshire smoked salmon

Edward Street Saltaire-based small batch bakery

Joe’s Tea Company London-based
organic tea company

Yorkshire-made cold brew coffee

Northern Bloc
local, natural ice creams

Origin artisan coffee roasters

North Star Local coffee roasters 

Leeds Bread Coop a local artisan bakery 

Newton and Pott 
homemade seasonal jams, chutneys and pickles

The Noisette Bakehouse 
award-winning artisan bakery

Proper Nutty 
handmade Yorkshire peanut butter



Simon on the Streets
donate a suspended coffee in-store to support the work of this amazing homeless charity


454 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 2HU

Get in touch:  e: hello@storiescafe.co.uk    

Feedback, questions and suggestions: e: manager@storiescafe.co.uk

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