Leeds night out – where to go

Heading out in a city you don’t know can be the worst. Que getting appallingly drunk in a Yates’ bar and finding yourself looking at your mates in despair as your local reprobates attempt a pole dance up your freshly shaved legs. No thanks!

Thankfully I have the wrinkles and the questionable memories to guarantee a good night out in Leeds.

Casual night. 

If you’re after a casual night with food thrown in – this is your best bet.

– Start at Social Bar as a meeting point. Keep it to one drink

– Bob down to Belgrave – grab a pizza and a drink. If it’s summer head to the terrace upstairs, if it’s not, stay on the ground floor. Stay for two or three.

– After Belgrave, its North Bar time. Bob in the photo booth and enjoy a crafty IPA

– Then it’s Brotherhood time. Stay for two

– Wrap it up in Manhatta. Jobs a gooden.

Out out.

– Predrink for sure. Trust me your bank balance will appreciate it!

– Head to to Belgrave – again line your stomach with a pizza slice of two.

– After a couple head to Headrow House. Have one downstairs then head upstairs for a couple.

– Grab an Uber (approx. £3) and go to Call Lane.

– First stop on Call Lane – Neon Cactus for one.

– Second stop Oporto for two and a cheeky Jäger.

– Stop three Call Lane Social – drink gin and avoid the straying hands in here.

– Finish your night in Jakes, where you can dance until the light come on at around 3/4am.

Day drinks. 

A day session in Leeds is way too much fun to pass up. Park in the outskirts near the Armory or for cheap day / weekend / overnight parking The Tetley or any on street parking around there is pretty good.

– Start in 212 bar for one

– Head to Lamb and Flag

– Then onto Calls Landing

– Followed by Aire Bar

– Head up to Call Lane and bob into Courtyard or Revs

– Then you bob up to the top end of town. If you go North West you can enjoy Bierkeller, Nation of Shopkeepers, Top Revs and the Electric Press bars.

– If you head North East (head North East), you can revel in outdoor drinking on the best rooftops in town – aka Headrow House and Belgrave.

This is by no means an extensive guide – but hopefully it give you an insight into your options for a great Leeds night out. Thank me later!

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