Beer Gardens in Leeds
As soon as the days get balmy and blue skies appear, this city's bars and pubs come alive with sunseekers getting their fix of afternoon pints and alfresco meals. With that in mind, we're bringing you our pick of the top outdoor drinking spots so that when the temperature's right you're not left crammed inside. From impressive riverside terraces to sky-high rooftops and a cutesy courtyard or two, here are the best beer gardens in Leeds.
You'll know Cuckoo for its midnight antics and party vibes, but did you know it also houses a roof terrace for alfresco drinking? Head to the Call Lane bar and enjoy a bottomless brunch or some signature cocktails while revelling in the sunshine.
Boasting some of the best views of the city, Angelica is a top choice - literally - for outdoor drinking in Leeds. Make your way to Trinity where British dishes, sophisticated cocktails and a stunning rooftop terrace are found six storeys up, as well as picture-perfect sunset vistas.
With stylish decor, a fun atmosphere and unbeatable riverside views, Stew & Oyster is a fantastic date night spot in Leeds. But it's not just a pretty face. When it comes to sustenance, expect beers and wines to sip on, as well as a brilliant menu of hearty bowls and seafood.
Situated in Holbeck Urban Village, The Cross Keys is up there for places to drink outside in Leeds. Pouring up a selection of craft pints from its sister brewery, the watering hole also has a regularly changing roster of bottled beers, casks and kegs, making sure you won't go thirsty.
With three eclectic floors of food, drink and entertainment, it's easy to see why people would flock to Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen. If you haven't come for a live gig, art exhibition or film screening? Then you must be here for the amazing roof terrace.