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. From notable watering holes in hidden havens to sultry speakeasies and rooftop spots, our guide to cool and quirky bars in Leeds leaves no stone unturned.

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Last updated on 6th June 2024

Bootlegger Leeds

For show-stopping tunes and nods to the Prohibition era, Bootlegger is bringing a unique take on classic cocktails. Enjoy an old fashioned or G&T while swinging to everything from soulful jazz and blues of the 1920s to the rock 'n' roll rhythms of the 1950s.

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The Alchemist Leeds - Greek Street

Enjoy a celebratory bottle of Moët & Chandon Champagne on arrival for £65!

A unique bar in Leeds city centre, The Alchemist serves up a menu of quirky cocktails that bubble, fizz and come to life before your eyes. Combine that with sleek golden interiors and you've got a full-blown haven for Instagram photoshoots. Fancy a rooftop instead? The Trinity venue is perfect.

Roxy Ball Room

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, thanks to sharing pitchers, private rooms and a late-night licence keeping the good times going 'til 2am.

Chef Jono at V&V

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 below for a variety of stunning cocktails complemented by a full gentleman's club aesthetic.

The Ivy Leeds

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 exclusive bar is the place to do it.

Blind Tyger

Found in the city centre, Blind Tyger is one of the most unique bars around. From its opulent interiors and Victorian theme down to its creative cocktails, this is a treasure in the city for classy drinks combined with top-notch mixology.