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Best Pub the in the Leeds area

The Drake is a gem of a pub, with an array of excellent cask ales and a quality beer garden, couple... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Best pub in Leeds

Cracking pub: real ales, friendly staff. Very inclusive place, anybody and everybody welcome. Don't... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
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43 Kirkgate, Leeds LS2 7DR, England
+44 113 245 5432
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Most of the live bands are good,although I don't particularly like 'blues' music. The beer though,in my opinion is not well kept, I could not drink my pint the other night, and hell it is massively overpriced. Used to virtually live in this place a...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Drake is a gem of a pub, with an array of excellent cask ales and a quality beer garden, couple that in with the warm and relaxed atmosphere the Landlord, staff and local patrons create, and you have the best pub in the greater...More

1  Thank LachlanB68
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Cracking pub: real ales, friendly staff. Very inclusive place, anybody and everybody welcome. Don't go if you want carpets and glamour: this is a real pub with real music and real beer. Fab.

1  Thank Clarrie R
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

I have just walked out of this pub in disgust. The bar staff just ignored us and served locals who had not been waiting as long as us at the bar. The staff didn't even make eye contact. Needless to say we shall never return!...More

2  Thank MrsPjunior
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent down to earth boozer with a vast array of real ales kept in good condition. Beer garden and pie and peas.

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Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Fab friendly pub - bar staff were very accommodating and the pub itself is a little gem. Fab indoor and outdoor spaces. Will defo be visiting again.

1  Thank Babybird81
Reviewed 14 February 2017

No pretending to be anything it isn't. This is a salt of the earth live music pub with great beer, great pies, welcoming regulars and lovely bar staff. Popped in for one last week after missing my bus and ended up staying for 4 after...More

1  Thank WakeyMatt
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A great place to chill out after the maelstrom of Leeds city centre. Reliably excellent beer, friendly staff and nice bar food. Been coming for years and always appreciate the live music (its a rock pub) plus the real ales are a sight for sore...More

1  Thank shaggyd0g1
Reviewed 8 January 2017

This used to be a very nice pub with nice beer and reasonably priced beernot now over £ 4 for wetherspoons standard beer . Used to visit regularly but now only tend to go if there's a particularly good band on

Thank hammill1
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The pub smells of disinfectant, and is a bit grubby. We paid £4.85 for a pint of Heineken and £ 4.20 for a pint of bitter, which in Leeds is more than you'd expect to pay for a "nice" pub. I've no idea where the...More

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