10 Leeds bars that you should visit


Angelica - Credit: Archant

Here's a guide to bars in Leeds which add a buzz to the city

The Alchemist

The Alchemist - Credit: Archant

The Alchemist  What would happen if you cross a modern bar with an eccentric and classic food and drinks concept? To put it simply, you would get The Alchemist. The Mad Hatter-esque drinks menu feeds the imagination, allowing you to travel to lands unknown. Level 1, Trinity, LS1 6HW, Leeds 0113 246 0540  thealchemist.uk.com/trinity-leeds


51% Bourbon Bar  A cool environment for whisky tasting, hidden in Hirst’s Yard, 51% Bourbon Bar is not just for the whisky connoisseur. With a range of drinks options suitable for all and educational Masterclasses, you wont want to miss this. 11-15 Hirst’s Yard, Leeds, LS1 6NJ  0113 3229919  www.51percentbourbon.co.uk


The Botanist The Botanist is a whimsical bar serving cocktails with carefully selected botanical ingredients. Characterised by its rustic décor The Botanist is certainly a storyteller worth visiting. 67 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW  0113 2053240 thebotanist.uk.com/location/trinity-leeds


The Botanist

The Botanist - Credit: Archant

All Bar One – Greek Street Leeds  A classic wine selection, along with a few showstoppers, All Bar One has an excellent showcase of wines, cocktails and softails. Suitable for both celebrations and casual get-togethers, serving a range of nibbles to pair with drinks. 27 East Parade, Leeds, LS1 5BN  0113 2452485  www.allbarone.co.uk/all-bar-one-greek-street-leeds/drink/


Electric Press Revolution Bar Part of the Revolution family, Electric Press Revolutions Bar is a cosy, welcoming location for all. Like other Revolution Bar’s, Electric Press does not disappoint with a selection of innovative cocktails and drinks. 41 Cookridge Street, Millennium Square, Leeds, LS2 3AW  0113 3804992 www.revolution-bars.co.uk/bar/leeds-electric-press


Lab Leeds  An airy and spacious bar, Lab is a gem carefully placed in Leeds City Centre. With a scientific theme lab is both fun and innovative without the danger. Don’t expect any experiments to go wrong here, as the cocktails at Lab tick all the right boxes. Merrion Way, Leeds, LS2 8BT 0113 8877218  www.lab-leeds.co.uk


The Decanter

The Decanter - Credit: Archant

The Decanter A sophisticated wine bar located in the heart of Leeds, The Decanter offers an array of wines, champagnes and fruity cocktails. Whether you are a wine lover or not The Decanter has something to offer you. 17 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5JQ www.thedecanter.co.uk/

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Bilbao Bar  Bilbao is a Spanish Tapas and Pintxos Bar offering a range of Spanish themed wines, cocktails and beers. A taste of Spain’s spiced drinks paired with the wooden interior design of the bar is sure to provide an authentic Spanish night. Arch U, Granary Wharf, Leeds, LS1 4BR  0113 3454323 bilbaobar.co.uk


Angelica Bar  Angelica is a contemporary penthouse bar with a luxurious terrace overlooking the city. You can expect a host of exciting drinks from a team of savvy mixologists. The Bar’s panoramic view over the city definitely makes this location worth a visit. Level 6, Trinity Leeds, 70 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6HW  0113 8970099 www.angelica-restaurant.com


The Maven

The Maven - Credit: Archant

The Maven Bar The notoriously hard to find Maven Bar, is a self professed Leeds worst kept secret. Tucked away behind a sign-less entry, the atmospheric bar promises sophisticated cool and creative cocktails. The Maven, 1 Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 7DH www.themavenbar.com


Honourable Mentions

Around the World in 80 Beers  123 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 5RD 0845 533 3000 www.atw80.com

Outlaws Yacht Club 38 New York Street, Leeds, LS2 7DY 0113 2346998 outlawsyachtclub.com

Sky Lounge Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach, Leeds, LS1 4BR doubletree3.hilton.com


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