Cool And Quirky Bars In Leeds

This Northern gem is an epicentre for the creative, so you can bet your bottom boozy dollar that the city has a few fittingly unique places to drink up its sleeve. From notable watering holes in hidden havens and ping pong party houses to sultry speakeasies and rooftop spots, we've left no stone unturned to bring you the best cool and quirky bars in Leeds.

Last updated on 12th May 2022

MOJO Leeds

146 user reviews 4

MOJO is a brilliant late-night dive bar specialising in all things cocktails, rum and rock'n'roll. Hit up the Merrion Street hangout and prepare to let your hair down over classic tunes, or check out some live bands while sampling quirky tipples.

Nation Of Shopkeepers

35 user reviews 4

Championing all things Leeds, Nation of Shopkeepers is serving up loaded burgers, Yorkshire-brewed booze and live music sets. If that wasn't enough, the Cookridge Street spot also touts kooky works from local artists and a cool courtyard seating area.

Found in the Northern Quarter, Blind Tyger is one of the most unique bars in Leeds. From its opulent interiors and Victorian theme down to its creative cocktails, this is a treasure in the city for classy drinks and mixology combined.

Combining bold and beautiful decor with a fine dining experience, The Ivy is delivering the goods from its Victoria Quarter abode. Whether you're after an exquisite cocktail, a leisurely weekend brunch or a bottle of delicious wine, this is the place to do it.

Meet Vice & Virtue: a fine dining restaurant and sultry speakeasy all in one. Begin upstairs, with an exquisite tasting menu expertly paired with drinks, before heading downstairs for a variety of stunning cocktails complemented by a full gentleman's club aesthetic.

East 59th

2 user reviews 3

Looking for cool and quirky places to drink in Leeds? Look no further than East 59th, a rooftop bar and restaurant channelling New York vibes. Venture up for one of the best bottomless brunches in the city, enjoyed in their chic dining room or out on their gorgeous terrace. 

Table tennis, beer pong and pool... it's all happening at Trinity Square's Roxy Ball Room. The social games bar is adding some entertainment to your drinks with the gang, with sharing pitchers, private rooms and a late-night licence keeping the good times going 'til 2am.