As you’d expect from a city as vibrant and exciting as Leeds, the bar scene is among the best in the North. Whether you’re looking for vast bustling spaces, or intimate backdoor dive bars, this city has them all. Here are our pick of the best bars in Leeds
Here are our picks
Belgrave Music Hall, 1-1A Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, LS2 8JP - Visit now
Arguably the most high-profile bar in Leeds, this 1930s venue has three floors including the city’s best roof terrace. Originally built as a children’s nursery school, these days it attracts an older but just as lively crowd, albeit with slightly less vomiting.
North Bar, 24 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU - Visit now
North is one of Leeds’ more intimate drinking dens, but what it lacks in square footage it makes up for in drinks, with a huge range of craft ales. With over twenty years in the business, they could well be the first craft beer bar in the UK.
Calls Landing, 36-38 The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EW - Visit now
Come summer Calls Landing becomes one of Leeds’ most popular bars thanks to the expansive beer garden and its glorious riverside view. The look and feel is timeless, with no gimmicks just quality drinks in uncomplicated surroundings.