Cool and Quirky Bars in Leeds

The UK's epicentre for the cool and the creative, you can bet your bottom boozy dollar that Leeds has a few quirky places to drink up its sleeve. From notable bars in converted churches and ping-pong party houses, to sultry speakeasies and hidden havens, we've left no stone unturned to bring you some of the most cool and quirky bars in Leeds.

Last updated on 1st August 2018




Banyan Leeds

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Banyan Leeds is located in the main city square and on top of its enviable location and massive outdoor seating area, the interior of this stylish bar and restaurant also promises unique design and quirks aplenty. Head here for delicious plates, bespoke cocktails and private party capacity of up to 130 guests.

Manahatta Merrion St

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Manahatta is a glitzy addition to this roster of cool bars in Leeds. Defined by their plush interiors and their cocktail whims, Manahatta are not only serving up some of the most unique drinks in the city, they're doing it in a fun and frivolous fashion, all night long.

A hybrid of entertainment in the city, Belgrave makes its mark as one of the most unique places to drink in Leeds in more ways than one. Whether it's the roster of exhibitions, quirky interiors, DJ nights, roof terrace or street food traders, Belgrave always has something that keeps you coming back for more.

Part-café bar, part-record shop, part-exhibition space, Outlaw's Yacht Club is a creative and quirky bar in Leeds. The venue's filled with cool sofas surrounded by artwork from local artists, as well as cutesy touches like vintage typewriters and globes. Come round by day and treat yourself to a cheese or charcuterie board – head there at night and they play host to the best local and international DJs around.