Our Top 10 Cosy Pubs in Leeds

As the days grow shorter and the air turns crisper, there’s no better way to escape the chill of winter than by seeking refuge in a warm, inviting pub. There’s no better time to explore these cosy pubs that offer toasty fires, delicious meals and a welcoming atmosphere. So, grab your favourite jumper, gather your friends and make sure to check out these pubs in and around the Leeds area!

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Beck & Call, Chapel Allerton

Whether you prefer to dine in front of a crackling fireplace, unwind on comfy sofas, or relax in the warm ambience of the orangery, this charming place offers a variety of inviting spaces where you can enjoy some serious pub grub.

Location - Stainbeck Road, Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS7 2NP

Fox & Grapes, Potterton

If you’re in search for a classic autumn and winter atmosphere, look no further than Fox & Grapes. Featuring exposed wooden beams, country pub vibes and welcoming flagstone floors, this pub near Osmondthorpe is the perfect place to celebrate changing seasons.

Location - York Rd, Leeds LS15 4NJ

The Greedy Duck, Morley

Looking for a cosy nook to enjoy a quiet drink? Look no further than The Greedy Duck! As you step into this charming pub, you’ll be welcomed with a warm and cosy atmosphere. It radiates classic traditional charm with exposed wooden beams, flagged floors and an inviting fireplace that crackles in the colder months.

Location - Scotchman Lane, Morley, Leeds LS27 0NZ

The Brownlee Arms, Horsforth

Situated in the picturesque town of Horsforth, is a modern pub paying tribute to the accomplished Brownlee brothers, local Olympians who won medals in the 2012 Games. With its inviting blend of contemporary and snug interiors, the pub offers an ideal setting for family get-togethers, casual lunches with friends, or intimate dinners.

Location – 24 Long Row, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5AA

The Scotts Arms, Sicklinghall

You’ll receive a hearty welcome at the Scotts Arms, nestled in the charming village of Sicklinghall. This 16th century inn is brimming with character, featuring log fires, exposed wooden beams and five cosy en-suite bedrooms. Choose from a selection of cask ales, wines and spirits, from the friendly bar staff.

Location - Main Street, Sicklinghall, Wetherby LS22 4BD

The Duke of Wellington, East Keswick

This pub is nestled in the lovely village of East Keswick. With traditional décor, a selection of classic ales, and a menu of hearty pub grub it’s a popular choice for the locals. Whether you’re seeking a cosy place to a enjoy a drink or tasty meal, The Duke of Wellington offers a genuine taste of British dishes.

Location - Main Street, East Keswick, Leeds LS17 9DB

The Spotted Cow, Drighlington

With a stone brick exterior and establishing a contemporary yet welcoming atmosphere inside, patrons will find low ceilings with beams and a small bar near the front entrance separated by a sizable pillar. The main room is filled with sufficient seating, and there's a snug area with high-backed soft chairs and a small library just beyond. On the left side, a spacious raised area is suitable for those who wish to have a meal.

Location – 122 Whitehall Road, Drighlington, Bradford BD11 1LJ

The Woolpack Inn – Yeadon

The Woolpack in is a beloved local pub within Yeadon and is known for it’s warm and inviting atmosphere. Inside you’ll discover a cosy interior, friendly staff and a menu filled with delicious dishes and refreshing beverages. Whether you’re seeking a comfortable corner for a quiet drink or a lively gathering with friends, this pub caters for everyone!

Location - 18 New Road, Yeadon, Leeds LS19 7SE

Thornhill Arms, Calverley

Built more than four centuries ago, initially named The Leopard, this building served as a coach house. More recently the building has undergone a full scale interior refurbishment.

Remaining true to its long history, the pub has curated a menu highlighting the provision of authentic, deeply satisfying meals that pair seamlessly with a pint of real ale for its guests!

Location – 18 Town Gate, Calverley, Pudsey, LS28 5NF

The Railway, Rodley

This traditional village local offers a cosy shelter, with a spacious public bar and delicious food menu to choose from. Make sure to fuel up on some good pub grub, as you can walk it off on the canal which is just on their doorstep.

Location – Calverley Bridge, Leeds, LS13 1NR