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Smokestack

159A Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LY, England
+44 113 245 2222
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Favourite bar in Leeds

We visited on Friday night and had another excellent evening. It was my friends first visit and... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
TyneAndWearColumbus
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tyne and wear
Just an amazing place on a Friday night....

A friend took us here as we wouldn't have noticed it otherwise as entrance is quite small and you... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2017
LondonFet
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London
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  • Excellent61%
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 02:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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159A Briggate, Leeds LS1 6LY, England
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited on Friday night and had another excellent evening. It was my friends first visit and she said it was the best place she's been for a long time. The music was brilliant as usual with a mix of Soul, Funk and even some...More

Thank TyneAndWearColumbus
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A friend took us here as we wouldn't have noticed it otherwise as entrance is quite small and you could walk by it. He told us was great Northern Soul music and he was so right. Dance floor upstairs and you just have to dance...More

Thank LondonFet
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We only stumbled upon this place because we were refused entry into a bar further down the road because my shoes were too casual. So glad we were because we found this place and i was able to use my every so casual shoes to...More

Thank Danny F
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Never been before but heard good reviews. Saw cocktails being made behind the bar and asked if I could take a picture..bar tender said no.. took a picture of cocktails on bar, bartender took offence and refused to serve us for rest of night.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I've never received such rude and overtly unpleasant service from a barman. I politely asked for a drink and the barman said "please?". I was taken aback and slightly offended. I pointed out that I'd been perfectly polite, which led to an angry diatribe from...More

1  Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Been here a few times when I have been in Leeds , can honestly say I always look forward to coming back. Great ,music and atmosphere, gets very warm indeed and sweaty so would recommend either earlier visit or your last point of call. sweatbox!!!...More

1  Thank nellylaws
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Usually a very nice venue with excellent music, however greatly let down by an obnoxious and openly rude barman. The standard of customer service, on this visit at least, was appalling and effectively ruined what was an otherwise enjoyable Xmas night out. The barman was...More

2  Thank Simon G
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We've been going to Smokestack for years now and always have a brilliant time. The music is always fantastic, the vibe is always friendly and the bar staff are always amazing. Last night we popped in for a last drink and ended up still sitting...More

1  Thank TheSmiths2012
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

A group of us have heard good things about smokestack and decided to check it out on a Friday night. There were about 12 of us all around 19/20, and had only had one drink before going. Upon arrival half of us got into the...More

1  Thank Hettie I
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Great for cocktails and a dance. Really good music and atmosphere. We always around for a first drink after our meal out!

Thank Pedro L
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