Studying in Leeds? If so, you’ll probably already know how brilliant the nightlife is in this superb Yorkshire city but you’ll also be more than aware of just how expensive a night out in Leeds can be.
With accommodation, food and study materials to fork out for from a limited budget, splashing the cash on craft cocktails, nightclub entry fees and dining out isn’t always an option.
Thankfully, Leeds boasts an incredibly diverse bar and restaurant scene and there are numerous venues that have introduced offers specifically for students. You just need to know where they are and what they’re offering!
When lectures are finished, assignments have been submitted and you’re feeling thirsty – don’t let going out for a few drinks bust your bank account with these fabulous happy hour deals in Leeds.
The best happy hour deals in Leeds…
10 Duncan Street, Leeds LS1 6DL
With its funky industrial-style interiors, reputation for throwing epic party nights and fantastic cocktail menu, Ten Bar on Duncan Street is a super popular underground bar and nightclub.
Their happy hour offer is definitely one of the best in Leeds. On Fridays and Saturdays it’s 2-4-1 on cocktails until 10pm. However, it’s on Thursdays when the party really gets into full swing with banging R&B tunes played until the early hours and the 2-4-1 offer available until closing time. Not a fan of cocktails? On Thursdays you can also get doubles for £3.50, J-Bombs for £2.50 and shots of Tequila or Sambuca for just £2. Fantastic!
The Shed Bar
6 Heatons Court, Leeds LS1 4LJ
The Shed Bar opened way back in 2008 and quickly became THE party bar for fans of rock and indie music. They’ve been offering excellent happy hour deals for years and this year’s offering is just brilliant!
Happy Hour at The Shed runs every day from 4 pm until 8 pm and caters to pretty much everyone. They offer house wine, house spirits with mixers plus selected bottles for just £3.50 each. On Thursdays, you can also get 2-4-1 on cocktails all night. Probably one of the best happy hour deals in Leeds.
Revolucion de Cuba
64 – 68 Call Lane, Leeds LS1 6DT
You haven’t had a night out in Leeds if you haven’t been to Revolucion de Cuba! This fantastic Cuban bar and restaurant in the city centre offers the ultimate party atmosphere and it serves some pretty amazing food too!
Happy Hour at Revolucion de Cuba runs Monday to Friday from 3 pm and 7 pm. During these hours it’s 2-4-1 on their delicious rum-based craft cocktails and just £3.50 for pints of Mahou. They also offer an excellent Latin-inspired Bottomless Brunch throughout the week for just £22 per person. Keep an eye on their Facebook page too because they’re hosting regular themed Sunday events including the incredible CASA DEL ALMA – an evening of offers on cocktails and tapas with live entertainment from a gospel band.
Revolution Electric Press
41 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW
You’ll find this lively cocktail bar in the heart of Leeds Civic Quarter. Known for their handcrafted cocktails and excellent grub, it’s pretty much part of everyone’s Leeds pub crawl.
It’s Happy Hour at Revolution Electric Press from Sunday to Friday until 9 pm.
Between the hours of X you can get two cocktails from their R Heart menu for just £10 and with their cocktails averaging at around £9.50, that’s pretty much a BOGOF offer! All the classics are available as part of the offer including the increasingly popular Pornstar Martini as well as a few of their own creations.
This year they’ve also created a selection of cocktails specifically for students – fun and packed with flavour, they’re well worth trying!
Unit C, West Point, Wellington Street, Leeds LS1 4JY
Toast is a tidy bar a few minutes walk from Leeds train station. It’s got an awesome happy hour offering that draws in the after-work/after-uni crowd. 5 pm until 10 pm every day of the week you can grab two cocktails for just £12. On the menu, they’ve got all the crowd-pleasers including Mojitos and Espresso Martinis – plenty to go at, here!
If cocktails aren’t your thing, they’ve got beer offers too. Grab a pint of 8 Ball for £3. Not only that but their happy hour deal extends into spirit and mixers. That offering runs Monday to Thursday between 5 pm and 10 pm.
It’s a welcoming haunt with a trendy vibe – so message the Whatsapp group and get yourself down there!