Best Outdoor Beer Gardens in Leeds

As we know, the Governments easing of lockdown restrictions will see beer gardens open on the 12th April. So, we thought we would give you a guide to some of our favourite beer gardens in Leeds. Whether it be a rooftop bar, riverside views or a traditional beer garden, there is something for everyone!

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Banyan - Roundhay

Outdoor area at Banyan Roundhay

Located on Street Lane in the heart of Roundhay, Banyan is extremely popular with the locals. Set to open on the 12th April, Banyan has a fantastic outdoor seating area that is sure to satisfy that post lockdown feeling. The bar has a great range of cocktails, pale ales, craft beers, wine and much more, and their food is scrummy too! So, if you’re wanting a cold one with your friends, be sure to get a table booked.

Beck and Call - Meanwood

Beer garden at Beck and Call in Meanwood

The stunning beer garden is a quirky outdoor space, and this venue sits under the umbrella of Headrow House and the Belgrave Music Hall, which are firm favourites in Leeds. Creating its own buzz within Meanwood, it’s no surprise that it is up there with one of the best beer gardens in Leeds!

Belgrave Music Hall and Canteen – City Centre

Roof top beer garden at belgrave Music Hall in Leeds

Did someone say rooftop bar? If they did it’s definitely Belgrave! With plenty of seating, views across the city, mouth-watering pizza and even rooftop DJ’s, Belgrave is a must for post lockdown drinks. Serving amazing cask ales and premium cask beers, as well as frozen cocktails and much more, how could you not get yourself down to Belgrave from the 12th April!

Waterlane Boat House – Canal Wharfe

Outdoor beer garden at Waterlane Boat House by Leeds Canal

Sitting on the waterfront of Leeds Canal, Waterlane Boat House does not disappoint, especially when it comes to a beer garden. Welcoming you back from the 12th April, you can relax outside with one of their many gins or beer, while soaking in the beautiful scenery. If you’re feeling a little peckish, you can try one of their famous pizzas to enjoy on the side!

Headrow House – The Headrow

Rooftop bar at Headrow House in Leeds

The ‘little sister’ of Belgrave Music Hall, Headrow House is a hidden gem. Tucked away on the famous Headrow in Leeds city centre, the bar boasts 2 roof terraces, both overlooking the city. With two floors of outdoor seating, there’s plenty of space for your group of 6 to have a cold one. Serving over 60 different ales and beers, cocktails and much more, you will definitely be spoilt for choice. So, why not head down to Headrow House and enjoy a well-deserved drink!

The Mustard Pot – Chapel Allerton

Beer Garden at The Mustard Pot in Chapel Alleton

A little outside the city centre in the popular suburb of Chapel Allerton, The Mustard Pot certainly sits high on our best beer gardens in Leeds. Popular amongst the locals, the pub hosts a relaxed laid-back feel with picnic bench seating, great pub grub and a superb selection of drinks. If you want to enjoy a drink on a sunny day, you won’t be disappointed heading to The Mustard Pot!

The Original Oak – Headingley

Beer garden at The Original Oak in Headingley

A favourite amongst young professionals and sports fans, the Original Oak has been a Hallmark of Headingley for a long time. The pub has a fantastic beer garden, with rows of picnic benches and booths, serving up a vast selection of real ales, beers, wines and spirits, this old favourite is not to be missed when beer gardens re open!

It’s no surprise that sourcing tables will be hard, but by booking your tables ASAP, we hope you can enjoy one of these fantastic beer gardens soon and raise a toast to better days coming!

*All information correct as of April 2021

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