Something a Little Different in Leeds

While we're sure your local is just fine, sometimes you just want something a little different in Leeds. Which is great, because the city is positively brimming with alternative bars, bringing unique concepts, crazy cocktails and even conversation-starting decor. So if you're after quirky bars in Leeds, read our recommended list and have fun.

Last updated on 25th September 2019




While a wine bar doesn't necessarily scream something a little different in Leeds, Veeno has something that lets it stand out from the rest: the volume. This rustic hideaway is perfect for date nights and friends alike, with a wide variety of the finest bottles of wines lining the walls. Pick your favourite and get some Italian spuntini – perfect.

  Hinterland

1 user review 5

@ Hinterland LEEDS - 2019 on Thursday 5th December 2019 and 5 other dates

This December, Hinterland are putting a Nordic twist on celebrations with their Alpine-themed Christmas festival. Get in the festive mood at their pop-up forest with a private three-course tipi dinner, wood-fired hot tubs and drinks from their sculptured Ice Bar, before dancing to brass bands till the early hours.

Tiki Hideaway

11 user reviews 5

2 for £12 on Cocktails, 7-9pm Wed - Sat

Did you know the South Pacific can be found right here in the city? Tiki Hideaway is definitely for people who want something a little different in Leeds, offering up Tiki treats, Hawaiian leis and quirky beach hut interiors. Think puffer fish, bamboo sticks and Hawaiian shirt clad bartenders.

The Outlaws Yacht Club manages to combine artistry with socialising in one space. This cool bar in Leeds is all laidback sofas, surrounded by artwork from local artists, lending the place a vibrant atmosphere. Couple that with the beer, wine and cocktails, as well as loose teas and local coffees, and you've got a great place to hangout.