Bingo is one of the most quintessentially British past times around. In fact, most people living in the UK have fond memories of it and it’s so popular that many Bingo calls are now part of our everyday language!
Even as early as Primary School, the game is used to help teach children in a fun and interactive way – and it’s even more popular with adults. All over the UK, you’ll find people grabbing their lucky dabbers and heading down to their local Bingo Hall to try their luck at winning those big Bingo jackpots!
Recently, the popularity of Bingo has grown even more. As with many past times, it’s been launched into the digital age with lots of new, exciting and even innovative ways to play. In fact, there are countless Bingo websites available. So many that it can be hard to know where to begin! If you’ve come to this blog post in search of Bingo, and can’t make it to any of the venues mentioned, here’s a link with information about the UK’s trusted bingo sites which will help make sure you’re playing somewhere safe.
Having said all that, with over 400 Bingo Halls opening their doors daily up and down the country, you don’t have to go online to find a good game of Bingo. In this round up we’re taking a look at some of the best places to play Bingo in Leeds! So whether you’re looking for somewhere to go for a Girls Night Out, or you’re feeling lucky and want to try and win the jackpot, our guide will help you find precisely what you’re looking for.
If you’re heading for a night out of bingo and fancy some food after, check out our guide to the best restaurants in Leeds.
Bingo Halls and Venues in Leeds
Mecca Bingo – Mayfair
Probably the most recognisable Bingo brand in the UK, you can find Mecca Bingo venues up and down the country. You can expect to find a consistent theme running through most of them, as well as a packed schedule of games, with sessions in the morning and running well into the evening.
Mecca Bingos Mayfair venue is open seven days a week. From 10am – Midnight from Monday to Saturday and 12noon – Midnight on Sundays. You’ll find a packed schedule of games available, with around 18 games per day. The jackpots and prize pools vary from relatively small, to big prizes for the big national games where the network of Bingo Halls up and down the country are connected. In terms of price, you can expect to pay anything from £1 to £12 per game.
Where is it?
You’ll find Mecca Bingo Mayfair at 50 New York Street in Leeds (LS2 7DY.) If travelling from Leeds City Centre, you can get there by foot from the trainstation within ten minutes, or if you’re getting a Taxi, it’s approximately 0.5 miles from the station – having said that, it’ll take longer due to the one way systems in Leeds City Centre.
What people say about Mecca Bingo – Mayfair
“Great staff, arrived in a large group with very little experience of bingo. The floor staff helped us know which tickets to play and reminded us of the free games and drinks from our package.” – Peter Ryan (Visited 2019)
Another one of the UKs leading Bingo brands can be found in Leeds. Buzz Bingo has all the charms of a traditional Bingo Hall, a great selection of games which are available at most times of days and even has food available.
Opening 7 days a week, Monday – Thursday, they open at 11.15am and close at 10.30pm. Friday and Saturday, they’re open from 11.15am til 11pm. On Sundays, they open an hour later at 12.15pm and close at 11pm. They have numerious games throughout the day, along with differing jackpot sizes which go into the five figures at times. What’s more, they also host regular entertainment, which gives you even more reasons to visit.
Where is it?
Buzz Bingo is about 3 miles from the Centre of Leeds City Centre and will take you roughly 15 minutes to get to by car. It can be found at Buzz Bingo, Stonebridge Mills, Stonebridge Lane, Leeds LS12 4QN. If you’re travelling via public transport, use this link to find the best route.
What people say about Buzz Bingo
“First time here. I really loved the atmosphere and the staffs were really warming and very friendly. Nice clean place. Recommended to anyone who loves a good game of Bingo!” – Rick Taylor (Visited 2019)
Bruntcliffe Working Mens Club
Although it’s not a dedicated Bingo hall like the others on this roundup, Bruntcliffe Working Mens Club in Morley is well known for its Bingo nights. Sometimes, the purpose built Bingo Halls can be a bit too competitive, so if you’re wanting something more relaxed with a social atmosphere, it’s the venue for you!
Hosting two Bingo nights each week, on Tuesdays from 8.30pm – 10.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm, members are welcome, although if you pay the £10 membership fee you have a chance to win a members jackpot.
Where is it?
You can find Bruntcliffe Working Mens Club in Morley, roughly 6 miles from Leeds City Centre. There are various transport links available.
What people say about Bruntcliffe Working Mens Club
“The Bruntcliffe WMC is a very friendly place where new comers are made to feel welcome as soon as they enter the room. Child-friendly, this is an excellent place to go for all the family.”