Sitting where Merrion Street meets Briggate, this New York-inspired den is perfect for drinking, eating and dancing. Make sure you get there early to sample some of Manahatta's delicious burgers and potent cocktails, before hitting the tiles and busting out your best moves at the buzzy party bar.
Bars in Briggate Leeds
As one of the main high streets in the city, the area is probably best known for its mega slew of retail goodies, but you'd be missing out if you didn't check out some of the equally impressive drinking spots. Seriously. The shopping district houses some of Leeds' top pubs, cocktails haunts and craft beer havens, with something to please everyone. So take a look at our pick of bars in Briggate, delivering everything from cabaret shows to jazz nights.
A top choice for craft beer and juicy burgers, BrewDog is an undeniably cool bar in Briggate. Explore their vast array of marvellous tipples on tap and in the fridge, whilst chomping on comfort food classics and trying your hand at some old-school board games and consoles.
When it comes to botanical cocktails in a whimsical setting, The Lost & Found knows a thing or two. The Victorian-themed bar is opulence to a tee, with plush velvet furniture and antique adornments to accompany a variety of classic and quirky concoctions.
This Prohibition-style speakeasy may be hard to find, but it's worth the effort. Hidden behind an unassuming door, The Maven is a prime date night location, boasting glamorous interiors and a heady selection of award-winning cocktails that'll have you coming back for more.
Located on the sixth floor of Trinity, Angelica is a stunning rooftop bar and place to drink in Briggate. Not only do they serve an exquisite menu of signature cocktails and a beautiful afternoon tea, but they also have a private dining room, making it a fantastic venue for special occasions.
Spice up your evening with a trip to Mexican-inspired bar Neon Cactus. From the moment you step into the vibrant Briggate bar you'll be taken by the fun atmosphere, bright furnishings and summertime cocktails - including four different types of tequila. They've also got a menu of tacos, burritos and fittingly-themed street food if you get peckish.