Rooftop Bars in Leeds

Looking to take your drinking game up a notch? Fortunately for you, this city's not short of gorgeous sky-high haunts that are elevating your evenings. We're talking luxurious date night terraces touting panoramic views, chilled beer gardens and stylish sun-soaked balconies primed for bottomless brunching. Oh yeah. Take a look at our pick of the best rooftop bars in Leeds and get planning your next alfresco sip.

Last updated on 3rd August 2021

Headrow House

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Headrow House is home to two gorgeous rooftops, perfect for enjoying a little outdoor drinking and dining in the summer months. And when the weather isn't on your side? There's a large beer hall that's ideal for sheltering from the cold with hearty kebabs from Ox Club.  

Rosa's Thai Cafe Leeds

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Located in Trinity, Rosa's Thai Cafe is your go-to for delicious food and beautiful vistas. Head over to the outdoor terrace and tuck into classics - think butternut red curry and stir-fried noodles - while sipping on Mekhong whisky or a signature rum iced tea.

Venture up to this Leeds rooftop terrace for a moment of peace away from the hustle and bustle. Littered with decorative cherry blossom, Issho is the ideal venue for a celebratory meal, with a spacious urban oasis, outdoor heaters and comfy seats made for relaxing evenings.

Looking for Leeds' best rooftop bars? Situated on the 13th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, SkyLounge is undoubtedly one of the most popular cocktail spots around. Expect everything from boozy bottomless brunches to afternoon tea and evening drinks, all with a stunning backdrop of the city.


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This Trinity Leeds rooftop restaurant boasts panoramic views and sleek interiors. Alongside a variety of fine dining options and an impressive cocktail menu, Angelica transforms into a lively bar when night falls, regularly playing host to club nights, DJ sets and summertime BBQs.

The Lamb and Flag is a local hotspot when it comes to drinking outside in Leeds. Not only does the historic pub offer a range of craft brews and an impressive Sunday roast, but it also has a large beer garden and upstairs balcony area.

East 59th

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Serving up American grub and slinky Manhattan-themed cocktails, East 59th is a great choice for places to drink outside in Leeds, thanks to its gorgeous terrace. Be sure to check out its weekend bottomless brunch and enjoy free-flowing booze as you top up your tan.