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#149 of 216 Bar in Leeds
#489 of 1,168 Restaurants in Leeds


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Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 16 October 2020

Saturday visit from Manchester to Leeds city centre. Was greeted by a most pleasant and welcoming door person. Only then to be met by a certain waiter. I appreciate that there are COVID related guidelines in place however the waiter was running this bar as...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

Lovely, polite, efficient doorman and staff. Dealt with everything in a polite and understanding way. We asked to change our table and it was no problem. Much appreciated, thank you to all.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020 via mobile

We come here quite regularly and have done since it opened. On every visit, including our recent one, we found it clean and tidy with efficient service. The staff are friendly and attentive and always quick with the beers. Their COVID precautions are good which...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Nice decor, nice atmosphere BUT any bar, cafe, restaurant (the service industry) needs to understand that their doorman is also the receptionist to the business. So if he comes across as an arrogant moron, because he either is, generally, or is just having a bad...More

Date of visit: September 2020
bankerscat, General Manager at The Bankers Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 24 September 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review our venue. We are sorry to hear about your experience with our doorman over the weekend, we understand how important the door staff are to a venue. Unfortunately last weekend we did not have our regular doorman...More

Reviewed 5 September 2020

Found this little gem by chance walking down Boar lane, popped in and was greeted with a walm and friendly greeting, from a very knowlegable member of staff who explained the beers and listened to our preferences. I went for Jaipur and my wife the...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 August 2020 via mobile

The Bankers Cat is a nice bar style pub near Leeds Rail Station. Waitress was superb, she knew all her drinks and alcohol content etc. The covid table service was efficient and felt safe. Pleasant surroundings and far superior to the other large chain pubs...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 3 August 2020

Visited on Sunday afternoon. I had booked a table prior to our visit. Have visited prior to lockdown, felt completely safe and had a lovely visit. Staff were lovely, pleasant and helpful as always. Can't wait to visit again.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 2 August 2020 via mobile

Really lovely staff, fran who was looking after our table was amazing, helped us find the right ale to choose and she was really friendly, would highly recommend 😸

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 25 July 2020

Walked in to this friendly pub / bar and was made to feel welcome and safe within seconds ,we were seated and immediately asked what we would like to order. The veltins beer and the South African Sauvignon blanc hit the spot , the bar...More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 14 July 2020 via mobile

Visiting on a quiet Sunday our party were shown swiftly to a table , no stopping to browse the drinks available in the bar area. Fair enough - adherence to Covid procedures. We were advised that the bar staff would take our order at the...More

Date of visit: July 2020
bankerscat, General Manager at The Bankers Cat, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2020

Thank you for taking the time to review your experience with us. We are saddened to hear you did not have the experience we strive to provide. We take all reviews seriously, as you can tell from previous reviews on TripAdvisors and other platforms we...More

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    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5