The best evenings out in Leeds!

Discover a selection of our favourite venues in Leeds including great bars, theatres and restaurants - there's something for everyone! Check out our recommendations below.

Travelling by Bus

  • Travel to anywhere in West Yorkshire from as little as £1.60 using Tap on Tap off - pay as you go and save as you go.
  • Our FirstSingle ticket is just £2.00 on the First Bus App and is valid for any single journey across West Yorkshire.

Download the First Bus App to buy your ticket and plan your journey:

Apple store travel app link Android store travel app link

Our service 5 buses are the first-ever fleet of zero emission, fully electric buses in Leeds, helping us on our journey to a carbon neutral First Bus fleet by 2035! Catch our service 5 buses to enjoy the best nights out in Leeds. Find out more here.

All the bars in Leeds City Centre are easily accessible and just a short walk from our bus stops!

Planet Ice
Leeds, LS11 0EY

Plant Ice is great for ice skating lessons, birthday parties or to watch Leeds Knights Hockey games.

Everyman Leeds
Trinity Leeds, LS1 5AY

This is not just your average cinema experience. At Everyman Leeds you can recline in cosy sofa seating while being served your favourite food and drink. Their unique experience goes beyond just films and combines the comfort of your home with the big screen.

Escape Hunt
The Light, LS1 8TL

Work together and escape the room! Escape Hunt is the global leader of escape rooms and provides a night of puzzling fun as you try to figure out all the codes and puzzles to get out of the room within 60 minutes.

City Varieties Music Hall
Leeds, LS1 6LW

The City Varieties Music Hall is the oldest working theatre in Leeds established in 1865 and the Guinness World Record holder for the nation’s longest running music hall. Click here to discover what's on.


Belgrave Music Hall
1-1A Cross Belgrave StreetLS2 8JP

Based in a glorious old 1930s building is Belgrave Music Hall which hosts something every single night. You can enjoy the best of the world’s craft beers on tap, along with a well-stocked spirits range and cocktails. Hungry? Dough Boys and Patty Smiths can cater for you!

Carriageworks Theatre
The Electric Press, LS2 3AD

Are you in need of a laugh? Then Carriageworks Theatre is the perfect spot for an intimate comedy experience for a fraction of the usual price! Their comedy nights run nearly every week and the acts range from TV stars to real up-and-comers.

The Adelphi
Leeds, LS10 1JQ

The Adelphi is the perfect setting for a laid-back drinking and dining experience. Whether you’re looking for a lazy lunch or family dinner, The Adelphi offers flavoursome food, a great drinks menu and a homely atmosphere.

North Brewing Co - Springwells
Leeds, LS7 2DF

Award-winning Brewery and 200 person capacity Tap Room in Leeds. At North Brewing Co you can try beers with big juicy flavours and tonnes of hops, fun & playful flavour combinations and classics that demonstrate an uncompromising approach to quality.

Junkyard Golf Club
The Light,  LS1 8TL

The venue provides the full crazy golf experience while also being able to enjoy a drink – or two! There are three courses to choose from - Bozo, Pablo and Gary – which all have their own special theme. With UV lighting and loud music, Junkyard Golf Club puts a unique twist to golf.

The Domino Club
Grand Arcade, LS1 6PG

Listed as one of the top 20 speakeasies in the world, The Domino Club is a hidden underground cocktail bar in the heart of Leeds. You can enjoy live Jazz, Funk and Soul bands along with some fantastic drinks – if you can find it!

Head of Steam
6 Park Row
, LS1 5HN

Game night is guaranteed with a pair of lovely, lacquered shuffleboards along with pinball and arcade machines. Grab a beer from Head of Steam's massive craft selection and enjoy a FREE game of shuffleboard while you’re there.

Viaduct Showbar
11 Lower Briggate, LS1 6ER

At the heart of Freedom Quarter lies the number one venue for cabaret and live entertainment, Viaduct Showbar. There’s a drag delight 7 days a week so, no matter what day, you can have a great night out in Leeds. Enjoy showgirls, fabulous hosts, drinks specials and music that ranges from camp classics to vintage pop.

The HiFi Club
2 Central Road, LS1 6DE

The HiFi Club has won the 'Best Nightclub' and 'Best Live Music Venue' at the Leeds Bar & Club Awards three times! They host some of the best nights in the city, playing big names from across the globe. Get ready for the best of Motown, Stax, Northern Soul and 70’s disco.

37 Call Lane, LS1 7BT

Fancy something a little different? Cuckoo is a quirky and eccentric place to meet, eat, dance and drink. There are lots of bar games to indulge in, from giant Jenga to beer pong. Soak up the unhinged vibe while enjoying a free pizza if you order a drink before 9pm!

Roxy Ball Room
9a Merrion Street, LS1 6PQ

Who wouldn’t want an epic pub game battle royale? At Roxy Ball Room you can challenge your mates to beer pong, table tennis, shuffleboard, duck pin bowling, pool, karaoke or arcade machines. Luckily they’re open until 4am on Friday and Saturday nights!

Pixel Bar
25 Great George Street, LS1 3AL

An entire bar that’s dedicated to video games. From modern consoles and PCs to vintage machines; Pixel Bar have got it all. While you’re there check out their unique gaming inspired cocktail menu and munch on Almost Famous burgers.

33 Call Lane, LS1 7BT

For more than 20 years Oporto has guaranteed a good drink, a good time and a good atmosphere at Call Lane. They host weekly live music events and provide the best vegan junk food from their own Knaves Kitchen!

The Hop
Granary Wharf, LS1 4BR

Located on Leeds' picturesque waterfront, you can sit outdoors and appreciate the canal views at The Hop. Their pub quiz is free entry, and all participants get a free supper. Winning teams will have a gallon of beer from Ossett Brewery to drink their way through!

Turk’s Head Yard, LS1 6HB

Down an alleyway you’ll find Whitelock’s, the oldest public house in Leeds, founded in 1715. Inside you’re surrounded by etched glass and brass fittings from the 19th century, a pressed-tin bar, dark wood and the scent of a great boozer.

Flight Club
Sovereign House, LS1 5QL

Have you heard of social darts? It’s like normal pub darts…but better! Flight Club uses electronic scoring so you don’t have to worry about keeping track, this game is great for group giggles. Sip on classic cocktails and dive into brilliant sharing platters and pizzas for a great night out in Leeds.

The Tetley
Hunslet Road, LS10 1JQ

The Tetley is a contemporary art gallery close to the River Aire. They host a Friday Social where you can experience local DJs and a different street food vendor every week, plus a well-stocked bar to explore.

Headrow House
Bramleys Yard, LS1 6PU

As a former textile mill, this multi-use venue covers an entire four floors and offers everything from an award-winning restaurant to two roof terraces. While at Headrow House, work your way through the cocktail list, sample a pint of unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell and line your stomach with cracking kebabs.