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Public Meeting, Fri 1 - Sat 2 Mar 2019

Cocktails in the City Leeds

Cocktails in the City Leeds


The UK’s leading cocktail festival is back to bring together the city’s most exclusive bars in pop-up format, for two nights only on Friday and Saturday March 1-2, at Leeds Town Hall.

Sixteen of the city’s finest bars will be turning out in force as they compete to be crowned best bar. Expect new and exclusive cocktails, immersive tasting journeys, sensory cocktail experiences, glamorous champagne cocktails, and food from Leeds’ leading tastemakers at this year’s festival.

The annual event sees the likes of Angelica, Below Stairs, Harvey Nichols, Vice and Virtue and The Watermark all creating new show-stopping signature drinks, to win the hearts and cocktail votes of festival goers.

The 2019 bar will be set with a range of additional experiences including:

Champagne cocktails reimagined at our CITC Champagne bar
Flavour matching - luxury spirits enhanced by opulent food pairings
Sensory cocktail - sensory challenges creating bespoke cocktails
New spirit journeys - The Tasting Rooms hosted by
Tasting flights
Bar battles
Cocktail masterclasses
16 new and returning Leeds cocktail bars
Delicious food from Leeds’ leading restaurateurs
Bar line-up

2018 bars

Angelica - Below Stairs - Blind Tyger - Crafthouse - East 59th- Epernay - Harvey Nichols - Issho - Pintura - The Maven Bar - Smokestack- Tattu - Thewlis Lounge - Vice and Virtue - The Watermark

2019 to be announced soon.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 - Sat 2 Mar 2019 18:00 to 00:00


Tickets - £12.50 entry ticket includes a FREE cocktail, from any of the participating bars. Cocktails on the evening are £6.50 all night.  Early bird ticket offer and group tickets available



    Leeds Town Hall,
    The Headrow,
    LS1 3AD



    See location of Leeds Town Hall on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 297338  Lat: 53.80038 Long: -1.54971

    By Road: From all directions head into Leeds city centre, upon arrival at the city follow signs for the city loop road (the one way system around the city centre). The Town Hall is found at junction 3 of the loop, and parking is found in nearby streets and The Light car park.

    By Public Transport: From Leeds City Station, exit the station by the Queens hotel. Cross the road to the Park Plaza hotel and head straight up Park Row. Turn left at the crossroads at the junction with The Headrow, the Town Hall is found at the next crossroads. If travelling by bus, from Leeds Bus Station walk up New York Street to Kirkgate Market. Turn right into Vicar Lane and then at the crossroads, turn left to The Headrow. Walk for approximately five minutes and you will arrive outside the Town Hall


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality