JANUARY can be rough.
You've blown your Christmas paycheck, you still have a hangover and your arse won't fit in your jeans.
Still, chin up, because below we've rounded up 40 reasons to stay fat and jolly this January with our ultimate guide to Leeds' best restaurant offers.
So save the diet and the scrimping for February, nobody likes February....
(All listed deals were correct at the time of publishing. Please contact the individual venue for full T&Cs)
Aagrah - 25% off Monday to Thursday on presentation of a completed New Year offer flyer throughout January. Aagrah, 14 branches throughout Yorkshire
Alchemist – 50% off your total food bill from 2-31 January. T&C’s apply (contact the venue). Offer must be booked online here. Discount applies to a la carte menu only, excludes Fillet steak. Alchemist, Greek Street and Trinity, Leeds
Almost Famous - Burger, Fries & Drink £10 12pm - 5pm Monday to Friday. Burgers include Famous, Triple Nom, River Phoenix or Veggie Option. Drinks include Pepsi, Lemonade (Upgrade to a beer for £2.50). Almost Famous, 23-25 Great George St, Leeds LS1 3AL
Ambiente Tapas - 3 dishes for £10.95 from the Tapas Rapido lunch menu. Available Monday - Friday, 12pm - 5pm (excludes bank holidays). Ambiente Tapas, The Calls Grill, 36-38 The Calls, Leeds LS2 7EW
Arc - 50% off food throughout January All Arc inspirations venues are offering some form of 50% off discount throughout January. At Arc you can pick up 50% off everyday but Saturday - no booking needed. Arc, 19 Ash Road, Leeds LS6 3JJ
Arts Cafe - 50% off food throughout January Monday - Friday 6pm-10pm. Arts Cafe 42 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT
Banyan - 50% off food throughout January The Arc Inspirations 50% off food deal applies to Banyan as well, just make sure you book beforehand so they know to expect you. You can get the savings all day Mon to Thurs in Roundhay and Horsforth, and Sun to Thurs in Leeds. Sunday - Friday, All day - must book to get discount
Bierkeller - 2-for-1 Main meals from Sun to Fri, as well as £3.50 house cocktails, £2.50 pints of Coors and £4 steins of Haus Bier, cider or cocktails. Bierkeller, 1 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QL
Black Swan – 2 for 1 on dine menu and 2 for 1 sourdough pizzas on Tuesday Tues to Sat between 3-31 January Black Swan, 37 Call Lane, Leeds,LS1 7BT
Bossa Grill – 50% off food every day between 5-7pm. Bossa Grill, 2 Cloth Hall Street, LS1 2HD
The Botanist - 50% off food from 2 Jan - must book online 67 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW
The Box - 50% off food throughout January all day Sunday to Friday find out more here. 8 Otley Road, Leeds LS6 2AD
Blackhouse Grills - 50% off food from 2 January A no nonsense deal from this no nonsense grill, with 50% off the likes of juicy 28 day-aged steak and house specialities. Not available Friday evenings or Saturdays from 5pm. Full T&Cs on link below. Various locations - book here
Brasserie Blanc - 50% off all mains Monday to Thursday Jan 2 to Feb 2, Parties of 6 or less. Find out more. Brasserie Blanc Victoria Mill, Sovereign St, Leeds LS1 4BJ
The Brotherhood - £5 Pie & Mash, 2 Cocktails for £10 Monday to Friday. The Brotherhood 54 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU. Find out more.
The Brunswick - Two main dinner plates and a house bottle of wine for £30 Mon to Fri. The Brunswick, 82 North St, Leeds LS2 7PN
Buca Di Pizza – £10 Lunch Deal Any classico pizza or 2 cicchetti dishes and a drink for £10. Monday to Friday, 12-5pm. Available everyday until 8.30pm (7.30pm on Sundays). T&C’s apply Buca Di Pizza, City Central, 27 Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4EA. Find out more.
Bundobust - £7 lunch & 50% off beers Monday - Friday 12-4pm, 50% off selected bottles when ordering food. Bundobust 6 Mill Hill, Leeds LS1 5DQ. Find out more.
Cabana - 50% off and various deals when you sign up to the Cabana Club Card Sign up to Cabana’s new loyalty card (available in-store) and receive a complimentary street food special. On redeeming this, you’ll have access to monthly offers - starting with 50% off throughout January. Cabana 4, Albion St, Leeds LS1 5AT. Find out more.
Chaophraya - 50% off food throughout January Max 6 guests - valid off a la carte & set menu only. Not in conjunction with any other offer. All offers subject to manager discretion. Chaophraya 20A Blayds Court, Swinegate, Leeds LS1 4AG. Find out more.
Chicago Rib Shack 25% off food Mon to Fri from 12-4pm Trinity Leeds, Albion Street Leeds West Yorkshire LS1 5AT More here
Distrikt - 50% off Tapas Offer usually limited, but mention ‘Leeds Confidential January Sale' when ordering to get 50% off any time. Distrikt 7 Duncan St, Leeds LS1 6DQ. Find out more.
The Grill on the Square - 50% off food from 2 January A no nonsense deal from this no nonsense grill, with 50% off the likes of rock oysters, juicy 28 day-aged steak and house specialities like Chicken Kiev. Not available Friday evenings or Saturdays from 5pm. Full T&Cs on Black House Website - book here
Gusto - 50% off food throughout January Valid from 2nd January to 31st January 2017. Offer must be booked online at the January Sale page Gusto City Centre & Cookridge. Find out more.
Huckleberry – Various deals in January and February 10% off total bill, 50% off Man vs Food challenge, FREE milkshake, FREE dessert, kids eat FREE, 2 for 1 burgers (T&C’s apply). Huckleberry’s Diner 3-5 High Street, Yeadon as well as branches in York and Darlington. Find out more.
Humpit - 50p off all meals when you mention 'Leeds Confidential'. Might not sound like much, but bear in mind meals are only a few quid anyway! Humpit Corn Exchange, Call Lane, Leeds LS1 7BR. Find out more.
The Hungry Bear - 2-for-1 Cocktails & Set Menus 2-for-1 cocktails all night Mon-Thu, Early bird special: 2 courses £15, 3 courses £20 Mon-Thu 6-7. Bavette steak & wine £15 all night Thursday. The Hungry Bear 10-14 Stonegate Rd, Leeds LS6 4HY. Find out more.
Kith & Kin - 50% off food throughout January All day Sunday to Friday - must book to get discount. Kith & Kin 16/18 Stainbeck Lane, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 3QY. Find out more.
La Casita - 10% off in January for December customers La Casita Ilkley, Horsforth, Boston Spa. Find out more.
The Lost and Found - Daily Happy Hour & 50% off steaks on Tuesday Includes sharer and imported steaks. ‘Found’ cocktails £5 between 5-8pm every day. The Lost and Found 12 Greek Street, Leeds LS. Find out more.
Manahatta - 50% off food throughout January Sunday to Thursday, all day. Friday until 7pm - must book to get discount Manahatta 11 Merrion Street, Leeds LS1 6PG. Find out more.
Mans Market - 2-for-1 Mains All day every day, 6-26 January Mans Market Unit F, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4JJ. Find out more.
MEATliquor - £10 Lunch deal Monday - Friday 12-5pm burger, any fries, refillable drink. MEATliquor Trinity Leeds, Trinity Centre, Bank Street, Leeds LS1 5AT. Find out more
Miller and Carter - 2 courses for £15 - 3 for £19. Miller and Carter 56-58 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL
North Bar - Toastie & Bloody Mary £6.50 plus cheese fondue and bread for £2 on tequila Tuesdays. North Bar 24 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU. Find out more.
Ox Club - 3 dishes for £16.50, 4 for £19.50 Tuesday to Saturday, 5pm-6:45pm. Ox Club, 19a The Headrow, Leeds LS1 6PU. Find out more
Piccolino – 50% off January sale for members 50% of what you spend on food in January will be put back on your Club Individual card to spend however you like in 2017. Piccolino, 31 and 33 Brook Street, Ilkley, LS29 8AE. Find out more
The Pit - 50% off food throughout January Sunday to Thursday, all day. Friday until 7pm - must book to get discount. Pit, Leeds, Chapel Allerton, Headingley, Harrogate. Find out more.
Restaurant Bar & Grill - 50% back for members Build the money up onto your card, and use it during the rest of 2017. Restaurant Bar & Grill The Old Post Office, 3 City Square, Leeds LS1 2AN. Find out more
Revolución de Cuba - 40% off food & drink throughout January Sunday to Thursday only for groups of 4 or less and not in conjunction with any other offer. Revolución de Cuba 64-68 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT. Find out more.
Revolution - 50% off food throughout January Revolution, Electric Press & Call Lane. Find out more.
Shears Yard - 50% discount from food bill Tuesday - Friday 5.30pm - 10pm & Sunday 12-4pm. Shears Yard 11-15 Wharf Street, Leeds LS2 7EH
TIGER TIGER - Half-Price food and drink
This January, treat yourself to 50% off food and drink at Tiger Tiger. Tuck into meaty platters, finger lickin' chicken, stacked burgers and satisfying pasta - all for half price. Sign up here.
Trio - 50% off food throughout January Sunday to Friday, all day - must book to get discount. Trio 44-46 North Lane, Leeds LS6 3HU. Find out more
Veeno - Free Wine with Lunch Mon - Friday 12-4, free glass of wine with the purchase of any panino or salad. Veeno 44-46 North Lane, Leeds LS6 3HU. Find out more
Zizzi - 3 courses for just £15.95 Enjoy three course for under £16 all day Fri to Sun with Zizzi's Amico set menu - get the offer. The Light, The Headrow, Leeds LS1 8TL
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