Chapel Allerton has a real cosmopolitan urban village feel to it, with a great mixture of bars and restaurants, to rival anywhere else outside of Leeds City Centre. By day, Chapel Allerton has a relaxed atmosphere, with a fantastic range of independent shops, cool boutiques and trendy stores. There’s a nice clutch of boutique shops such as Amanda’s, Casablanca, Coco Loco and Angels, offering anything from designer jeans, beautiful clothes, gifts, hand made cards, jewellery and everything else you would expect from a top quality boutiques! Food lovers check out the local butchers or Love Organic where you’ll find organic and homemade treats, veg and cakes!
For the kids, there’s a fantastic toy shop called Armadillos, stocking wonderful traditional toys and games. The fashion conscious should head for Stainbeck Lane where Ginger Ink sells top brands such as Religion, Yo Japan, Pink Soda and Criminal. And girls can head to Oaks Clothing for cheap last minute party dress supplies, Oaks is a beautiful boutique store that sell independent designer clothing and jewellery. Hairdressers such s Cutting Room was voted one of the best salons in Leeds, with another great hairdressers, Pure, just round the corner. Chapel Allerton is also good for practicality too, with a Somerfields, Tesco Express and Homebase within walking distance, as well as a large 24-hour Tesco a mile away near Roundhay.