Cuckoo bar Leeds

Cuckoo

Fun and escapism awaits in this bright and playful party bar on Call Lane. Grab a cocktail and a free pizza while you’re at it!

Cuckoo bar Leeds

If you fancy a bit of escapism then Cuckoo is the world for you; leave the dreary paths of Call Lane and slip out of reality into a neon coloured party that’s serving the more esoteric cocktail and pizza combination.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Hand holding a vibrant red cocktail with a blue rubber duck garnish at Cuckoo.
  • Alt text: "Delicious pizza with melted cheese being lifted from a wooden board, with a glass of frothy beer at Cuckoo."
  • Two pink frothy cocktails with miniature rubber ducks garnishing the rim, served at Cuckoo.
  • Nighttime view of lively street scene outside Cuckoo, with people gathered and neon signs advertising craft beer and pizza.
  • People toasting with colorful cocktails on a sunny day at Cuckoo.
  • Exterior view of Cuckoo, featuring patrons seated at outdoor tables with colorful barriers, under a sign advertising craft beer and party bookings, set against a traditional red-brick building.
  • Outdoor seating area at Cuckoo with wooden picnic tables, blue umbrellas, and green plants against a backdrop of brick walls with chalkboard menus.
  • Colorful cocktails on a bar counter at Cuckoo with illuminated letters of the bar's name in the background.
  • Refreshing iced drink garnished with mint and citrus at Cuckoo, with vibrant flowers and a blue window in the background.
  • Interior of Cuckoo: a cozy bar with eclectic decor, featuring colorful lighting, a mix of booth and table seating, and quirky wall art.

The Food

The Pizza ovens are fired up and ready to go. On the menu is a mashup of sweet and savoury stone baked pizzas that can cater for toppings of the more unusual kind. And what’s more… yeah it gets better… is with every drink before 9pm each one is free!

Some of the pizza combos that caught our eye include:

  • Love or Hate? It’s actually topped with Marmite, cheese and pickle.
  • Grande Fuoco, a classico roast tomato, pepperoni and spiced cheese.
  • Vegalot, comes with a slew of peppers, tomato, spiralizer veg and a finish topping of halloumi.

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The Drink

Cocktails

They have a long menu of age old classics and original concoctions. Fittingly the NEON colours translate into a Matrix of mysterious cocktails:  the green one; blue one; orange one; pink one; blue one; purple one.

Beer

A crafty side show of beer includes the usual suspects like Brooklyn; Beavertown’s Black Betty; Siren’s Liquid Mistress; and Lervig’s Lucky Jack.

And if you’re mind isn’t already blown then you need to order the 5 litre-tall giraffes of beer that essentially keep you and your friends pouring at pleasure without having to get up to go back to the bar.

The Place

Drink in hand, amongst a sea of NEON signs and hand painted murals you’re discovering the quirky themes that pop up in the most unexpected places. Like the fairground room (come event space) upstairs. Or the secret (Gin!) garden that’s sprouting up on top of the roof. And it’s also the first Call Lane establishment to create a sheltered and heated street-side seating outside the front door.

Like a Narnia doorway – the actual entrance to the toilets –  there’s endless places to explore and interact with in Cuckoo. You can jump in the photo booth; have a few rounds of beer pong; or steady your hand at a game of giant Jenga. This cocktail bar stands out because it’s a playful take on a party from opening to closing!

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Where to Park

The nearest paid place to park is at Trinity Leeds car park.

Access

Cuckoo bar has a single step entry on the ground floor. And a flight of stairs to access the events space and roof terrace.

Opening Times

Monday: 5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday: 5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday: 5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM

What To Do Next

If you are fancying a bite to eat, you could walk to Briggatte, the street parallel to Call Lane, and get some fresh Vietnamese food from Viet Guy.

However, right on the doorstep are a number of great bars. Brooklyn Bar for example is just a few doors down!

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Cuckoo?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Cuckoo. There is also have an outside seating area. A great shout on a sunny day!

Does Cuckoo have a beer garden?

Yes Cuckoo does have a beer garden.

Does Cuckoo offer takeaway?

Unfortunately Cuckoo does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order Cuckoo delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Cuckoo through Deliveroo in Leeds.

Can I order Cuckoo delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Cuckoo through Just Eat in Leeds.

Can I order Cuckoo delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Cuckoo through Uber Eats in Leeds.

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