Experts in mixology, Manahatta are bringing New York-themed decor and libations to Leeds. Spend an evening in the sleek Greek Street cocktail bar, or its Merrion Street sister venue, toasting over old fashioneds and tucking into a selection of burgers, steaks and more before the place transforms into a popular party haunt after 9.30pm.
Birthday Party in Leeds
It's the big day, you've got your mates together and you're ready to celebrate. But where to go? Whether it's sophisticated cocktails with your closest pals, a classy dinner with the family or a raucous night on the town that you're after, the city's got your back. So take a look at our list of ideas for where to where to host your birthday party in Leeds and have the time of your life (so far).
Make your next birthday celebration one to remember, with a trip to Headrow House. This multifaceted space is offering a relaxed beer hall for sipping tipples, two spacious rooftop terraces, a droolworthy menu of killer kebabs and live DJs to really add to the party vibe.
Fancy a tropical vacation? This little slice of the South Pacific brings you Hawaiian shirt-clad bartenders, bamboo sticks, bar huts and all the tiki cocktails you can drink. And if you want to really let loose, get one of their sharers… or the surprisingly deadly zombie cocktail.
Get your special day off to a cracking start with a bottomless brunch at Banyan. The swanky venue whips up all the classics - think smashed avocado and poached eggs, American-style pancakes and breakfast hash - all washed down with 90-minutes of free-flowing bubbles. Cheers to that...
Yard & Coop is a go-to for birthday parties in Leeds, thanks to its cracking selection of cool and quirky events. Swing by for boozy drag brunches, themed quiz nights and spicy wing eating competitions for the ultimate celebration on your big day.
Not only is this Call Lane bar a guaranteed crowd-pleaser, but it's got various private hire spaces for all your birthday party needs. Whether you're looking for an intimate evening or a big old bash, Cuckoo is the place to go for all your cocktail, craft beer and dancing needs.
What's a party in Leeds without a trip to Be At One? As well as serving up a selection of great drinks from pornstar martinis to Irish disco biscuits, they also deliver an amazing 2-4-1 happy hour. Or you could shake things up, literally, with a cocktail masterclass for you and your mates.
The perfect birthday party idea in Leeds, Flight Club's Brunch Social combines group gaming with bottomless pizza and plenty of prosecco. With your own private oche, you and your group will go head-to-head as you aim for the bullseye.
The Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen is the ultimate one-stop-shop for all your birthday needs. Boasting three floors, two bars and kitchens, a roof terrace and a regular roster of quirky performances, club nights and live music evenings, the venue has everything you need for a banging bash.
Fancy celebrating with your nearest and dearest over a delicious Middle Eastern feast in a traditional souk setting? Then Comptoir Libanais is the restaurant for you. Split sharing platters, graze on mezze and indulge in tagines. The drink list is also pretty decent so there's plenty to wet the whistle.
Keeping things low-key for your birthday party in Leeds? Nothing beats a good ol' fashioned pub. Head to Meanwood and you'll find a friendly neighbourhood boozer offering home-cooked food, refreshing cask ales, cool interiors and a spacious outdoor area for alfresco hangouts.
When it comes to memorable birthday parties in Leeds, The Brunch Club are never going to disappoint. Swing by for the chance to celebrate the weekend with massive hits from Ibiza, Abba and classic emo bands at one of their themed events.
If you're searching for something a little different this year, Escape Hunt may be just the thing for you. Have you got what it takes to earn your freedom? Find out with a trip to The Light where you'll experience a number of mind-bending challenges and hands-on activities in a themed room of your choosing in order to gain glory and liberation.
Smokestack is the perfect spot for all you live music lovers, offering up potent Southern-style drinks alongside a regular line-up of eclectic music. The speakeasy-themed den's a stonker for birthdays, with free party hire options and cocktail masterclasses up for grabs.
Trendy and contemporary, East 59th manages to be both fun and civilised at the same time. In the day, it boasts a range of delicious modern American dishes. At night, it becomes a chic bar, serving up signature tipples such as strawberry and sage slingers, as well as apple crumble sours, alongside wines and beers.
For a laid-back night of alcoholic shakes, crispy pizza and a little friendly competition, head to Roxy Ball Room. Ideally located in the centre of Leeds, the arcade games bar has a plethora of ping pong and pool tables for you to choose from, as well as a range of private hire options and a late-night licence, so you can keep the antics going till 3am.
Looking to paint the town red? Head over to Fibre for some drinks before unleashing your inner party animal across the nightclub's four floors. There's even VIP booths and plush drinking dens on nearly every floor, so you and your friends can treat yourselves to a classy night of celebrations.
Ranked as the country's No.1 pizzeria, Rudy's is dishing up authentic Neapolitan slices at ridiculously low prices, making it a great wallet-friendly spot for a special meal. Nosh on a host of mouth-watering 24-hour fermented pizzas that are sure to suit all your veggie, vegan and meat-eating mates. Only the best for the best after all...