Leeds-List: The Best & Most Insightful Guide to Leeds

21 Fabulous Happy Hour Deals in Leeds

· Joseph Sheerin · Food and Drink

Drink up! Here are the city’s finest happy hour deals.

Eton Mess G+T at The Liquorist

Time your visit right and you can get a whole lot more for your money with incredible drinks offers at these Leeds bars.

Fancy a few drinks but don’t want to splash the cash? You can beat the system with this handy guide – we’ve done all the hard work and rounded up the best drinks offers in Leeds into a big-old list, just for you. It has something for pint-drinkers and cocktail-lovers alike, so everyone can seek out their favourite deals. Without further ado, here are the 21 best happy hour deals in Leeds.

Smokestack

Secret cocktail menu Smokestack

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Oliver Dixon Photography

Why not end the weekend with a bang? Smokestack is home to one of the best happy hour deals in Leeds – introducing Negroni Sunday! Every week from 4pm, they serve their twists on classic Italian cocktails for a bargain price. They start from a wallet-friendly £4 for the Americano, or just £6 for an Aperol Spritz or the eponymous negroni. If that’s not enough, you can swill a Campari shot for £2.50 a go – at that price, why not have a couple? Sunday is now Funday!

Smokestack, 159A Lower Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6LY.

Outlaws Yacht Club

Outlaws Yacht Club

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Alia Drewery

A cool indie bar with a happy hour deal to queue up early for, Outlaws Yacht Club has got it going on. From 5pm to 8pm, every Tuesday to Friday, you can wind down with a house spirit and mixer, medium glass of wine or a pint of Freedom Lager for £3.30. Fancy 2-4-1 cocktails? They’re available all day on Wednesdays. Try the Kye-Preen-Ya, a mix of cachaca, raspberry, peach and lime. Love a Bloody Mary? Pop down any time on a Sunday to enjoy 2-4-1.

Outlaws Yacht Club, 38 New York Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7DY.

Be At One

Porn Star Martini at Be at One

Be at One are of the best bars in Leeds when it comes to 2-4-1 cocktails. There are over 90 to choose from – the only rule of cocktail club is tell everyone you know about it (and both drinks have to be the same). You can get something refreshing like the Frosé, sparkling like the English Spring Punch or sweet like the Irish Disco Biscuit. The deal runs at both Leeds venues until 8pm, from Sunday to Thursday, until 7pm on Fridays and 6pm on Saturdays.

Be At One, 6 Millennium Square, Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 3AD & 19 Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6EA. 

The Wardrobe

The Wardrobe

What’s better than happy hour in Leeds? A happy hour that lasts all day, every day, that’s what. Enter The Wardrobe, which offers just that. You can bag two of their ever-so-scrumptious cocktails for just £12 – just make sure you’re ordering two of the same. You can take your pick from a tempting menu of tipples, including Pink 75s, Espresso Martinis and Bramble Clubs. Cocktails not your bag? If you visit on a Monday, you can slosh down a pint of cask ale for £2.50.

The Wardrobe, 6 St Peter’s Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS9 8AH.

Toast

Toast Bar

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Max Wailes

Toast have an immense happy hour offering. You can get two cocktails for £12 from 5pm, every day of the week. So whether you fancy Mojitos or Vanilla Espresso Martinis, you won’t struggle. Prefer beer or cider? Between 4pm and 9pm, from Monday to Friday, they offer pints of 8 Ball for just £3 and Aspall’s for £3.50 – Hooch is also £3. If you want wine or fizz, their house vino and prosecco is just £15 a bottle from 4pm, Monday to Saturday. Take your pick!

Toast, Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4JY.

Banyan

cocktail at banyan

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Joseph Sheerin

Banyan and happy hour go together like gin and tonic. This after-work favourite in the heart of Leeds city centre dishes out 2-4-1 cocktails all day from Sunday to Friday and from 5pm onwards on Saturdays. The Banyan Colada is a must-try – it combines Bacardi Cuatro rum, coconut, kaffir, lemongrass, pineapple and lime. Prefer something sharp? The Pink 75 is a must. If you fancy a bit of fizz to bring in the weekend, they also do bottles of prosecco for £20 on Fridays.

Banyan, 2 City Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 2ES.

The Lost & Found

The Lost & Found, bottomless brunch

The Lost and Found is a botanical-themed cocktail haven in Leeds where you can enjoy bargain drinks offers between 3pm and 8pm, from Monday to Friday. You can sample any two of the same ‘Found’ cocktails for £12 at either of their bars in the city centre. Try the Victoria Society, a heady mix of Bombay Bramble gin, blackcurrant liqueur, cherry, lemon and cranberry or go for the oh-so-creamy Jerry’s Biscoff Shake, made with real Lotus Biscoff biscuits.

The Lost and Found, 12 Greek Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5PT & 3 Albion Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6JL.

Sandinista

Sandinista

What about a happy hour that runs at peak times on a weekend? Sandinista is the place to go. This legendary Leeds watering hole runs its Dark Hours drinks offers every Friday and Saturday night between 10pm and midnight. When you arrive, DJs will be spinning classic indie, rock and soul tunes, the perfect soundtrack to sup penny-saving libations – you can bag shots of tequila for just £2 a pop alongside £3 beers. One of each please, barkeep.

Sandinista, 5 Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8JP.

Distrikt

Distrikt

Credit: Ollievision

Why not kickstart your late-night antics in underground favourite, Distrikt? They offer two cocktails for £12 every weekday between 5pm and 10pm. We’re talking all the classics here – Pina Coladas, Espresso Martinis, Pornstars, Mojitos, Electric Ice Teas and Daiquiris, just take your pick. But it doesn’t stop there, because on Fridays between 5pm and 10pm they offer a range of drinks for just £3, from pints of lager and cider to wine, shots and spirits with mixers.

Distrikt, 7 Duncan Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6DQ.

Parkside Tavern

Parkside Tavern Beer Festival

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Oliver Dixon Photography

With outdoor drinking spaces, darts and pool tables, Parkside Tavern is a Leeds favourite with banging drinks offers. They run their two for £12 cocktail deal all day every day – follow your Long Island Iced Tea with a Raspberry Gin Fizz. But the happy hour fun doesn’t start and end there – visit on Wednesdays to snaffle pints of Concept-brewed cask ale for £2.50 or pop by on Fridays to start your weekend with a bottle of Tosti prosecco for £15.

Parkside Tavern, Merrion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8JE.

The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

Espresso martini at The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

The Brotherhood isn’t just a cracking sports bar, it’s also home to one of the best happy hour deals in Leeds. From 12pm to 7pm, Monday to Thursday, you can bag two pints of Coors for £8, a house spirit with mixer for £4, a double for £7, a medium house wine for £4.50 or two cocktails for £13 – you can even soak it all up with chicken wings for 50p a pop. On Fridays, they take it one step further with by offering it all day long – now that’s how you start the weekend.

The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes, 54 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6NU.

Issho

Issho C&T

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Katie Wells

It may be better known as a Japanese restaurant, but Issho also has its very own rooftop Kori Bar. As you soak up the views, you can sip two cocktails from their ‘Impressions of Tokyo’ menu for just £13.50. It’s available between 5pm and 7pm, from Monday to Thursday. You can try a whole host of their unusual cocktails for less, like the Yuzu Bramble, a refreshing mix of Tanqueray gin, Yama yuzu, limoncello, raspberries, lemon juice and gomme syrup.

Issho, Victoria Gate, George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7AU.

The Liquorist

Mochachini Martini, The Liquorist

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Ali Turner

If you’re looking for truly affordable drinks offers in Leeds, make a beeline for The Liquorist. This Greek Street favourite offers selected cocktails for just £5.95 during their happy hour. The deal is on all day from Sunday to Friday and boy are you spoilt for choice! Sip classics like Pornstar Martinis or go for an original, like the Eton Mess G&T – they mix Gordon’s gin with Chambord and tonic, garnished with strawberry, raspberry drizzle and a miniature meringue.

The Liquorist, 5-7 Greek Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5RW.

The Shed Bar

Shed Bar

Nestled under Leeds’ railway arches, The Shed is a popular rock & roll bar with near-iconic happy hour deals. Every Thursday, they offer 2-4-1 cocktails all night long – the menu is full of classic concoctions and creative twists, like the We’re Jammin’, a luscious combo of gin, lemon, apricot brandy, pineapple juice and apricot jam. Prefer whiskey? If you pop by on a Wednesday night, you can take your pick of wee drams with a bargainous 20% off every single one.

The Shed Bar, 6 Heaton’s Court, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4LJ.

Lazy Lounge

Lazy Lounge

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Max Wailes

Lazy Lounge has an unmissable happy hour, making it a Leeds institution for after-work drinks. Lazy Hour lasts from 4pm to 8pm every Monday to Friday, and it’s full of tempting tipples. You can get a glass of house wine for £3.50 or upgrade to prosecco for just £3.75. Prefer beer? They do bottles of Kozel for £2.50, Peroni Red for £3 and Grolsch for £4. If you like harder stuff, whiskey and coke or a G&T will set you back a must-have-another £4.

Lazy Lounge, Wellington Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 4JY.

Sela Bar

Sela Bar

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Max Wailes

Sela is a jazz-loving bar and pizza joint all in one, but it gets even better when you add a couple of their cocktails – you can get two for just £12 until 8pm every day. Choose from a mix of classics, like Espresso Martinis and Long Island Iced Teas, or go for something a bit different. The Refresher is a must-try – they shake up Absolut Raspberry with sloe gin, lime, raspberry and soda to taste just like the sweets. Can’t decide? No worries, you can mix and match.

Sela Bar, 20 New Briggate, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6NU.

Blind Tyger

Blind Tyger

Blind Tyger is a secret drinking den and these drinks offers are too good not to seek it out. Their Friday Fix menu runs between 5pm and 9pm every week. You can get their strawberry and black pepper G&T for £6 or go all out with the Blind Tyger Bellini for £20 – it’s a bottle of prosecco complete with homemade purées. If you’re a member (you can join for free) you can also get 20% off their Thursday Gin Club menu and unlock the ‘Secret Serve’, a mystery drink only members can access.

Blind Tyger, 5½ Cross Belgrave Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 8JP.

Water Lane Boathouse

Water Lane Boathouse

© Copyright Leeds-List 2022 by Oliver Dixon Photography

Water Lane Boathouse is the perfect spot for waterside get-togethers and they have a great drinks deal for any occasion. All day, every day, you can get a G&T and bag another for just £1. It’s a double and it comes in a goblet, so you get plenty for your money here. But that’s not all – they also serve 2 for £12 cocktails from 4pm to 7pm from Monday to Thursday and all day Sunday. After hitting the bar, park yourself at a bench, inside or outside, overlooking the water.

Water Lane Boathouse, Canal Wharf, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS11 5PS.

Manahatta

With a happy hour that promises 2-4-1 cocktails, Manahatta knows how to get the party started in Leeds. But what will take your fancy? The Sailor’s Punch is full of Caribbean flavours and the Blossom Martini is deliciously refreshing. You can get the deal all day, Sunday to Thursday and until 7pm on Fridays on Greek Street. Heading to their Merrion Street venue? Better news – it’s on all day every day bar Saturdays. You can also get £20 bottles of prosecco on Fridays.

Manahatta, 11 Merrion Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6PG & Manahatta, 29 East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5PS.

Thewlis

Thewlis

You can enjoy bargain tipples in sophisticated surroundings during happy hour at Thewlis. They do two classic cocktails for £12, so you can enjoy everything from Amaretto Sours to French Martinis for a fraction of the price. To elevate your night out a touch, they do their own cocktails at a still tasty 2 for £15. Happy hour runs all night on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. At the weekend, you can get it between midday and 6pm on Saturdays.

Thewlis, 18 Park Row, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 5JA.

Ten Bar

Ten Bar

Credit: Ten Bar

Thirsty Thursdays and Fab Fridays make Ten Bar a must visit for great drinks offers in Leeds. All night long on Thursdays and Fridays, this Leeds party bar offers 2-4-1 cocktails, so whether you prefer a Salted Caramel Espresso Martini or a Bubblegumtini, there’s something for everyone. But if you want to start your weekend vibes early, Thursdays also sees you choose from £3 spirit doubles, £2 tequila or sambuca shots and £2.50 Jager bombs. We’ll drink to that!

Ten Bar, 10 Duncan Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS1 6DL.

All offers correct at the time of publishing. Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to individual bars for details.