These Leeds bars and mixologists are bringing the cocktails to you in lockdown.
You might not be able to go on a night out right now, but fear not, because these Leeds bars and mixologists have switched to cocktail delivery services so you can still indulge in your favourite tipples at home. Just place an order online and the drinks will come to you – it’s as simple as that! Whether you fancy a fruity Daiquiri or a no-nonsense Manhattan, your Friday nights in lockdown are about to get a whole lot better…
Rolands & The Domino Club. The folk behind these two Leeds favourites have made a special cocktail delivery menu, so you can enjoy their tipples at home. They’re bottling up everything from tropical Mai Tais to silky-smooth Espresso Martinis. You can also buy a shaker to whip up your own creations. Order online.
Liquor Studio. Top-quality spirits is what Liquor Studio do best, and you can sample their distilled delights in bottled cocktails. They keep things classic, so you can appreciate the liquor, with a Gin Martini, Negroni, Old Fashioned or Manhattan to choose from. Or learn to mix your own drinks with a virtual masterclass. Order online.
Pinche Pinche. You can re-create the perfect Tommy’s Margarita at home with this kit. You’ll get tequila, agave syrup, limes, a cocktail shaker and a spirit measure, with written instructions to help you whip it up. There are kits for Royal Mojitos, Gin Swizzles and Jalisco Espressos too. Order online.
Cuckoo. This Leeds bar is renowned for their fun cocktail creations and now they’re helping you get the lockdown party started with their Quackiri @ Home kit. You’ll get two pours of the pink gin-based drink, plus two rubber ducks as a garnish, party poppers and a bag of Haribo sweets. Order online.
Eat Your Greens. This Leeds favourite is doing cocktail deliveries alongside their takeaways. Take your pick of Rum Sorrel, Rhubarb Rye or Rowan Berry Negroni – each one comes bottled, ready for you to pour over ice. They also sell craft canned cocktails from Empirical Spirits. Order online.
Tchin Tchin. They normally serve up cocktails for events, but now Tchin Tchin are doing deliveries across Leeds. They do everything from Strawberry Daiquiris to Cosmopolitans in ready-to-drink pouches. Gin lover? They have gift sets with flavoured gins, tonics, glasses and stirrers. Order online.
The Alchemist. Craving The Alchemist’s concoctions? You can order a box of their most popular pours, including the shimmering Woo Lagoon and the fresh and fruity Lightbulb Moment. Or if you like to keep things straight-up, they’re doing bottles of their beloved Smokey Old Fashioned. Order online.
Liquor Lab. You can get all the joy of a freshly made cocktail at home courtesy of Liquor Lab. They’re serving jam-jar versions of classics, with Piña Coladas, Pornstar Martinis and more on the menu. All you need to do is shake them up, twist them open, add ice and enjoy! Order online.
Charlie’s Classic Cocktails. This specialist Leeds cocktail delivery service will bring the bar to you. They pride themselves on using top-quality craft spirits, which you can enjoy in Martinis, Negronis and Manhattans. Each one is served with a signature spritz that takes these tipples to the next level. Order online.
The Mustard Pot. You can get everything you need for a cocktail night in from The Mustard Pot. Their kit comes with four drink pouches, a shaker and glasses, so you can re-create the bar experience at home. Take your pick of pours like Chocolate Negronis, Mai Tais and Pornstar Martinis. Order online.
Dirty Martini. You can still get your Dirty Martini fix in lockdown as they’ve bottled up ten cocktails for you to sup at home. You can look forward to creative mixes like Chilli Mango and Blood Orange, plus classics like the French Martini. Each one comes with garnishes to finish. Order online.
Grumpy’s. This Leeds restaurant is known for its wood-fired pizza, but it’s their cocktail delivery menu we want to shout about. They’ve got five tipples to tempt you. Will it be a St Jude, with prosecco, gin, elderflower and lemon, or a no-nonsense Dark & Stormy with Gosling’s rum and ginger beer? Order online.
Below Stairs. This Leeds bar specialises in experiential cocktails and you can get home delivery. Choose from carefully crafted cocktails like Kyoto In The Rain, a heady Japanese-inspired drink that brings together whisky, sake, porcini mushroom syrup and melon liqueur. Order online.
The Ticket Office. A fresh, fruity Rhubarb Triangle, bottled up and ready to guzzle – what’s not to love? The Ticket Office is doing a pre-mixed version of this popular tipple, as well as Pornstar and Espresso Martinis. Choose your favourite, give it a shake, pour it out and sip away. Order online.
Oliver’s. The Leeds cafe bar is whipping up bottled and canned cocktails for delivery within a 3-mile radius. There are three sumptuous tipples to choose from – Espresso Martini, Pornstar Martini or Bramble. Add cheese and charcuterie for an evening of all-out indulgence. Order on Facebook.
The Watermark. There are two tantalising cocktail delivery options available from this Leeds bar. You can order pre-mixed bottles of Rum Old Fashioned, Sloe Gin Negroni and Rum DMC. Or go for the blind lucky dip, where a surprise concoction will be dropped off at your door. Order online.
Feed. This Pudsey favourite has put a twist on classic cocktails and you can get them delivered. Their Amaretto Sour brings together Amaretto, lemon, egg white and chocolate, or you can try the Feed Porno, an extra-rich take on a Pornstar Martini, with vodka, lemon, passionfruit and pineapple. Order online.
Northern Shakers. The folk at Northern Shakers take the hard work out of your at-home cocktails with their pre-mixes – all you need to do is add the alcohol and drink up! There’s everything from fruity Daiquiris to indulgent Hazelnut Espresso Martinis. Add shakers and glasses to complete the experience. Order on Facebook.
Sela Bar. Fancy a night of cocktails and pizza? Sela Bar have just the ticket. Their make-at-home pizza kits come with your pick of tipples. Keep it light with an Elderflower Collins, try the fruity Rumbongo or go for the sharp Refresher, a mix of raspberry vodka, sloe gin and cranberry juice. Order online.
Island Sunset Cocktails. Vodka, rum, coconut and pineapple juice, all shaken up to make a tropical delight… sounds good, right? You can get Island Sunset’s signature cocktail delivered to your door. The tipple comes in a 1-litre bottle for you to enjoy at your leisure over ice. Order on Facebook.Cover image: © Copyright Leeds-List 2021 by Ali Turner