Pubs in Leeds
Struggling to choose which of the many pubs in Leeds is right for you? Never fear, we'll have you nestled into a cosy arm chair or tucked into a polished wooden table, armed with knife and fork, in no time. Find your traditional public houses, your affordable student hot spots, your quirky interiors and your fancy foodie venues here and you'll be stumbling up to a bartender in no time, asking for just one more pint, just another bottle of wine, one last cocktail, with your equally incoherent loved ones. The faster you get through this list of our favourite pubs in Leeds, the faster you can get on those beverages, folks.
Last updated on 4th May 2017
Looking for a bar or pub in Leeds with some extra character? Veritas doesn't just promise a selection of craft ales and tasty wines, it's also a contender for some of the best food in the city, promising hearty plates and locally-sourced ingredients.
This traditional pub in Leeds has been around for nearly 300 years so expect antique furniture and classic British dishes, including beer battered cod and those delicious gravy soaked Sunday roasts. Stained glass windows transform the cosy space into a stunning tribute to historic times, and with an adorable courtyard to boot, you can soak up the relaxed atmosphere and the sun all at once.
Rinsed in old fashioned charm, this snug pub sits on the River Aire with its vintage leather sofas, antique chairs and ornate decorative touches etched into glass or painted onto the tiling. Sit back and put your feet up by the fire or grab a dark corner to have those deep intimate chats in the dim lighting. Either way, you're sure to find a relaxing little nest in this classic old -fashioned pub in Leeds.
Alfresco drinking is at its best at this classic pub in Leeds. The star of this show is the huge beer garden, packed out all summer long with the most tanned of sun-soakers and the merriest of tomato-faced bathers. Sipping a refreshing pint in the grand outdoors with your favourite people - you'd be hard pushed to beat that. And if it's raining, never fear, get yourself immersed in an interior graced with rustic brickwork, vintage wooden tables and an extensive bar.
This affordable little haven will keep you fed, watered and merry without attacking the bank so students, savers, or anyone who is stretching their overdraft those few painful days before payday, head on down for a kind price list and don't sacrifice the quality. Keeping things simple and traditional, get your pub grub straight up, your battered fish, your pulled pork burgers, and enjoy the best in booze, from peach cocktails to quality craft beers at one of the best student pubs in Leeds.
Uniting trendy with traditional public house, this quirky pub in Leeds conforms to those charming old antique chairs and polished wooden floors ,but splashes the walls with blue tiling, hangs fun posters in gilt frames and cases its light bulbs in teapots and mugs. Soak up the quirky relaxed vibes as you wrap your taste buds around traditional gastro goodies, from scampi to Yorkshire sausages and make sure you cleanse your palate with some refreshing bottled beers, ales, fine wines and cheeky cocktails.
This modern take on the usual design incorporates the old-fashioned polished wooden surfaces with deep purples and simple whites, alongside funky light fittings and a simple, minimalist approach to interior decoration. Onsite brewing facilities mean that you can guarantee quality in your refreshing pints and with seasonal ingredients, the food is bound to be fresh and delicious too. Nestle into a cosy corner and relax with your favourite people in this contemporary pub in Leeds.