The Very Best Bars and Pubs in Leeds

A chill bev on a summer day or a cosy one of a winter's night, Leeds is home to some right good pubs where a lot of our team love to visit after work or on a weekend. Whether you’re wanting to grab a light bite with a pint or just nip for a quick one we’ve got some great picks for you. 

Northern Monk Refectory

A little off the beaten track of the city centre of Leeds is Northern Monk. Located in The Old Flax Store, a Grade II listed mill in Holbeck, Leeds it’s the spiritual heart of the industrial revolution. Expect brewed beers from the source, with regular collaborations including one with Get Baked, collaborating on a chocolate stout! You can also grab a bite to eat with their ever changing food vendors, regularly serving vegan and veggie options. 

The Old Flax Store, Marshall St, Leeds LS11 9YJ. Get Directions

Waterlane Boathouse

Waterlane Boathouse is Leeds’ waterfront bar and beer garden. Brought to you by the team behind Headrow House & Belgrave Music Hall. Serving a fine selection of beers, wines and fresh food. A firm favourite with Ellen from our Remade team. 

Canal Wharf, Holbeck, Leeds LS11 5PS. Get Directions

Whitelock's / Turks head

Whitelock's is the oldest pub in Leeds, first founded in 1715 as The Turk's Head before being taken over by the Whitelock family in the 1880s. Their recently renovated outdoor seating area is a hit in winter and summer with overhead heating and enough seats to fit eight of your mates! 

Turk's Head Yard, Leeds LS1 6HB. Get Directions

Cardigan Arms

A Victorian gem in the heart of the Burley community. A historic, grade II listed pub in Leeds restored to its former glory serving banging roasts and pints brewed straight from Kirkstall Brewery, which is a stone's throw away. 

364 Kirkstall Rd, Burley, Leeds LS4 2HQ. Get Directions

Belgrave Music Hall & Canteen

Belgrave will be seen throughout our Leeds recommendations because of how much of a hit it is. One of the many reasons we love it is for their cosy pints, grab a beer and take a pew on their comfy sofa seating. 

Cross Belgrave St, Leeds LS2 8JP. Get Directions

Headrow House

Another multi-use venue is Headrow House! Over 3 floors you can catch a different vibe from each one. We love the downstairs bar for their cosy vibes. Take a pack of Uno and enjoy a game with a pint on their plush seating. 

19a The Headrow, Leeds LS1 6PU. Get Directions

Beck and Call 

The Beck and Call is your friendly local pub offering cask ales and quality home-cooked food in a relaxed environment. In the Chapel Allerton area of Leeds, With a large beer garden you;re almost guaranteed a great time come rain or shine. 

Stainbeck Rd, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 2NP. Get Directions

Hello Karaoke 

Located inside one of our fave Ramen restaurants House of Fu, Hello is home to a fun evening of being silly! Expect banging cocktails, disco surroundings and karaoke for everyone to enjoy. We recommend grabbing a bite before and heading here for a right laugh of an evening.

15-19 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 6PU. Get Directions