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Top five festive rooftop bars to enjoy

Headrow House - credit Tom Joy

 

Headrow House

Built in a former textile mill, in a historic yard in the heart of the city centre, Headrow House boasts a Michelin Guide restaurant the Ox Club, a beer hall with brews from around the globe and a live music venue. That's before you make your way up to the huge roof terrace featuring magnificent views over the city’s finest landmarks.

 

Issho - Visit Leeds - Christmas - credit Carl Milner

 

Issho

Visit Issho in Victoria Gate for exquisite Japanese cuisine in a stylish setting. Step outside on to the stunning rooftop terrace with an oasis of plush sofas and lush greenery, overlooking the city skyline. Serving up a selection of original cocktails it’s the ideal place for drinks or an al fresco lunch.

 

Angelica , Christmas - credit Carl Milner for Visit Leeds

 

Angelica

Located on the sixth floor of the Trinity Leeds, at Christmas Angelica is transformed into a festive wonderland with its wraparound heated rooftop terrace offering stunning city views. The ultimate destination to relax and unwind in a bustling brasserie-style atmosphere serving a delicious menu and a diverse selection of wines and beers, classic and unusual spirits and cocktails.

 

Skylounge, DoubleTree by Hilton - credit Red Photography LTD

 

Sky Lounge

On the top floor of DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Leeds City Centre, with breath-taking panoramic views across Leeds, this unique roof top cocktail bar is the perfect venue from day through to night. By day, experience breakfast in the sky or a delicious afternoon tea; by night there’s great food, signature cocktails and an amazing atmosphere, with a superb DJ playing the latest tracks each weekend.

 

East Parade Social - credit Nic Taylor

 

East Parade Social

Ideally placed in the heart of the city, East Parade Social offers the finest treats from the first coffee of the day to the last cocktail of the night. From its roof top terrace there’s an unrivalled view of Leeds Town Hall; making it the perfect venue to meet up with friends for pastries, lunch or evening sharers all made in house using locally sourced ingredients, accompanied by coffee, beer, wine or cocktails.

 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CHRISTMAS IN LEEDS HERE

Leeds has some of the country's best shopping and Christmas is the perfect time to explore that. Have a look at our top festive shopping spots blog here. 

These festive activities are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit.