Leeds is home to some of the best bars in the UK...

…and many of them have reopened their doors and are ready to serve you the best cocktails, craft beer and beverages that Leeds has to offer. While it may be different to what we are used to, with bars having a socially distanced makeover, they are ready and waiting to show you why Leeds is a fantastic night out. Please always plan your visit in advance and drink responsibly.

The rooftop bar at Headrow House, Leeds - credit Tom Joy


We love our independent venues here in Leeds, so why would the bars be any different? Check out these independent bars for a unique experience you won’t find anywhere else.

The bar at Whitelocks, the oldest pub in Leeds, credit Proud Fox Creative


Come and raise a glass to the home of the best beer and ale, with our award-winning brewers, traditional pubs and craft beer bars. Check out the Top 10 Leeds’ Best Loved Beer Spots and which of our locally brewed beers get the most ratings.

Cocktails at Salon Prive Bar at the Dakota Hotel, Leeds


From sophisticated summery drinks to unusual concoctions in the early hours, Leeds has a whole world of delightful and delicious cocktails to fall in love with.

The terrace at the Alchemist in Trinity Leeds, credit Phil Barton


Relax with your favourite beverage and watch the world go by on the waterfront. Or soak up the sun as you take in city views with a glass in hand at these rooftop retreats. Find out more about the bars and restaurants in Leeds with outdoor space here.

Bar Fibre, Leeds


Leeds is a welcoming and inclusive city that can be enjoyed by all and Leeds’ LGBT+ nightlife has a great reputation. The Freedom Quarter is a hive of activity with plenty of LGBT+ venues to choose from.

Shuffleboard at The Box, Leeds


With Leeds United now back home in the Premier League, and world-class sport set to return all summer long, we hope you can join us in one of our city’s many great sports bars.