This is hands down the best sports bar in Leeds, so if you haven’t already, it’s time to check it out.
It’s not even two years since it first opened, but Live Bar has already established its place as the ultimate Leeds sports bar – it’s a big statement, but one we’re prepared to back up with stone cold facts. After all, this is a bar with an unbeatable offering. So whether you’re into football, rugby, boxing or cricket, find out why Live Bar is set to become your go-to sports bar.
1. It’s got the biggest sports screen in Leeds
The jewel in Live Bar’s crown is the big screen. Not only is it the biggest sports screen in Leeds, but it’s actually bigger than any other super casino in the country. It’s made up of 21 55-inch screens, making it over 32 foot wide – and you can bag a seat right in front of it. They play the full commentary for all the big games, so that big screen comes with a big atmosphere.
2. If it’s on, you can watch it
There’s no membership here, you just walk on in – and with over 20 screens at Live Bar, you can watch what you want, when you want. They’ve got all the Sky, ESPN and BT Sports channels, as well as At The Races, for those of you who like to have a flutter on the horses, and you can bet your bottom dollar that they’re going to have all the big fights on too. Hell, you can even watch two games simultaneously, because the big screen can be split into two.
3. You’ll never miss a goal
The days of going to the bar and missing a goal are long gone, because their statement circular bar has 12 built-in HD screens showing all the action. That’s right, you don’t have to wait until half time to get a round in anymore – and when you do go, you won’t have to put up with the half time queues either.
4. You can guarantee your place in front of the big screen
One of the things that makes Live Bar stand out is its VIP area. You can book a front row seat for big games, fights and matches – guaranteeing your place on the busiest nights in the bar. When you think that 1,400 turned up for Joshua v Klitschko, that’s not a bad shout at all.
5. Betting has never been easier
Think that horse is a dead cert? Reckon Tyson Fury will knock out Deontay Wilder in the third round? Put your money where your mouth is with two Live Betting Terminals. You can keep up with live scores around the world and bet on any game you can imagine – filter by league, country and sport, with live odds before you bet.
6. You can eat, drink & watch 24/7
How many other sports bars are open 24/7? None. Not only that, but they serve beer, wine and spirits throughout the night, as well as a menu of tasty food that covers everything from full English breakfasts, croissants and granola pots to burgers, pizzas and sharing boards. So if you’re looking for somewhere to watch the latest Vegas boxing fight at 3am, you’ve just hit the jackpot.
7. You don’t have to miss the sunshine
It may be a sports bar, but that doesn’t mean you’re going to be holed up inside all day – before and after the match, head outside to their massive terrace to top up your tan and look out over the city.
8. You can hire your own private sports-obsessed space
Hidden away next to Live Bar is a private event space that any and every sports fan needs to know about. It has a 55 inch HD screen and a 100-inch projector screen, so you can watch the match while you party. But that’s not all – Lower Live, as it’s called, also has a PA system, a raised stage, a private roof terrace and a gaming zone.
Live Bar, Victoria Gate Casino, Eastgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7JL.