Secret Bars in Leeds

Tucked away down back streets, disguised as launderettes, or simply behind a discreet door, knowing where the secret bars in Leeds are is half the fun. While you might be clueless to this hidden world of backstreets and speakeasies, you'll be in for a treat when you discover that the hidden bars in Leeds double up as some of the best too. So learn the secret knocks, the hushed passwords and be welcomed into these secret clubs.

Tiki Hideaway

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What happens when famous bars harbour a secret? Things like Tiki Hideaway happen. This South Pacific paradise is found on top of Call Lane Social and is brimming with Hawaiian shirts, surfing trinkets and puffer fish lights that'll make you really believe you are on holiday. Meanwhile, prepare for creative cocktails mixed with pyrotechnics at this hidden bar in Leeds.

While the queues at night might give away its location, this secret bar in Leeds is at the end of a non-descript alleyway and can easily be looked over. However, once inside, you are greeted by a great restaurant bar by day – serving up a selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern tapas – and by night you get one of the best nightclubs in the city, where big names are known to have stormed their stage.

Blind Tyger should only be sought out by those looking to drink in the classiest place in town. This hidden Leeds bar is located above the Sandinista, with a Victorian lounge aesthetic that is all quirky trinkets, cosy booths and broody atmospheres. The drinks are as refined as the venue, making them the perfect accompaniment to the classy soul, jazz and blues coming from the speakers.