Cocktail Bars In Leeds
Like your drink with a flourish of theatrics? Then you're in the right place. Our Northern city is filled with drinking dens and masterful bartenders mixing up all kinds of curious and creative sips. We've searched high and low, from rooftop haunts and themed boozers to underground watering holes, to find you the best cocktail bars in Leeds.
Manahatta are serving up a dose of New York glamour in their bars on Greek Street and Merrion Street. The Leeds joint is kitted out with exposed brickwork and hanging lights, suited for an evening of blossom martinis, Staten Island iced teas and other mixed drinks inspired by the Big Apple.
When a cocktail bar in Leeds has an exterior as beautiful as its interior, you know you're onto a winner. Alongside a food menu serving everything from salads and steaks to brunch, this stylish hotspot in the city centre and Horsforth also boasts an extensive list of stylish gin-filled mixes.
Mismatched furniture, quirky ornaments and knick-knacks aren't the only charming thing about this Greek Street watering hole. The Liquorist's tasty tipples have just as much draw as the interiors, promising a fab night out in a boozy emporium.
Combining social darts, cocktails and fat slices of pizza, Flight Club is perfect for group gatherings packed with activities. Best of all, these guys offer alcoholic slushies to match their funky fairground decor for the ultimate big kids night out.
Not only does Bar Soba offer a tonne of original and sharing cocktails, but it also brings the party with its epic bottomless brunch, available every day. Once you've worked your way through a few apple and ginger mojitos? The kitchen is on hand with a menu of Asian treats.
Cuckoo has many strings to its bow: vibrant interiors, neon lights and craft beer aplenty. But it's not just the banging tunes that'll attract you to the party spot. It's also up there on the list of cheap cocktail bars in Leeds, serving up signature sips and classics alike.
A guaranteed fun night out, Dirty Martini has made a name for itself as one of the best cocktail bars in Leeds. Party vibes are paired with a cool design, whilst its extensive menu will see you sipping on everything from frozen margaritas to bellinis.
Settle down in the laid back surrounds of All Bar One on Greek Street in Leeds to unwind after a long day, perfect for after work drinks with close chums and office buddies. With a dedicated bar for all your cocktail needs, the only thing left to do is choose your boozy weapon.
A secret to everyone but those in the know, The Maven is a hidden gem in Leeds. This prohibition-style speakeasy offers as much fun as it does delicious drinks, with sultry interiors and unique concoctions making it a great date night bar.
A one-stop shop for eating, drinking and relaxing, Slug and Lettuce house a brilliant selection of mixologists shaking up wallet-friendly tipples. Whether you fancy a 2 for 1 cocktails in Leeds, a glass of wine or some beers, you'll find them all at this gorgeous Boar Lane bar.
Looking for theatrical cocktails? It's got to be The Alchemist. Known around the country for its bubbling and colour-changing drinks, the Greek Street bar is no exception. For those of you looking for a top date night or birthday party venue, be sure to check out their gorgeous rooftop bar in Leeds Trinity.
The Lost & Found at Albion Place mixes a cool and casual atmosphere with a splash of old school adventure. With a drinks menu inspired by locations around the world, you'll find botanical sips, fruity pours and themed booze aplenty at this swish spot.
If you fancy something just a bit more tropical, then head upstairs at Call Lane Social to find Tiki Hideaway in pride of place. The South Pacific den is full of Polynesian décor, Hawaiian shirts and fruity concoctions adorned with fire.
When it comes to views, you'll be hard-pressed to find a better spot than at Angelica. This sophisticated bar has a beautiful rooftop terrace touting panoramic views and a chic interior covered with greenery. The cherry on top? Perfectly mixed drinks.
If you're after one of the best cocktail bars in Leeds city centre, then look no further than Smokestack. Bringing a taste of New Orleans to the city centre, this watering hole plays host to live funk, soul, blues and jazz performances, whilst offering rum and absinthe laced drinks.
You can't talk about cocktail bars in Leeds without mentioning Revolution. The vodka masters are known to throw together a great selection of spirits, wines and beer, handy for keeping you dancing at their regular DJ nights. And if you fancy shaking some up yourself, they hold masterclasses too.