Patrons enjoying a lively atmosphere at Farrands Bar with indoor seating, exposed brick walls, and a live musician playing the guitar.

Farrands Bar

Intimate bar and eatery with terrace, creative cocktails, and live music.


Exterior view of Farrands Bar at twilight with illuminated signage, showcasing wine and cocktails, and a sidewalk sign promoting a wine club.

Farrands Bar is an intimate independent. It offers fancy fare, classy cocktails, fine wines and beers, it features a stylish terrace. All on a backdrop of regular live music.

There are vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Elegant cocktail with a salted rim served at Farrands Bar, placed on a metal counter with a blurred background.
  • Exterior view of Farrands Bar at night, showcasing the warm glow of lights from inside against the brick facade of the corner building, with a streetlamp illuminating the scene.
  • Cozy evening ambiance at Farrands Bar with patrons enjoying drinks and conversation, warm lighting, and rustic brick wall decor.
  • A crafted cocktail in a terracotta cup garnished with a citrus slice, with a dynamic sprinkle of spices against the backdrop of the well-stocked bar at Farrands Bar.
  • Close-up of a hand dipping bread into a bowl of olive oil at Farrands Bar, with a charcuterie platter in the background.
  • Overhead view of a gourmet charcuterie board at Farrands Bar, featuring an assortment of cured meats, cheeses, olives, and crisps, with patrons enjoying wine and beer.
  • Patrons enjoying a lively atmosphere inside Farrands Bar, with exposed brick walls, modern hanging lights, and large windows offering a street view.
  • Interior view of Farrands Bar with sunlight streaming through large windows, highlighting empty wooden tables and chairs, and pendant lights with a cityscape backdrop.

The Food

Farrands Bar offers a selection of elevated small plates and tapas-style dishes with global influences.

Popular picks include Korean-style crispy cauliflower, Galician beef served with triple-cooked chips, and yellowfin tuna with pistachio. The menu focuses on sharing plates that highlight quality ingredients.

There are vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options available. And the bar can accommodate various dietary needs upon request.

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The Drink

Farrands Bar offers a wide selection of drinks, including fine wines, beers, and signature cocktails.

The cocktail menu features both classic options and unique, Instagram-worthy creations developed by the bar staff. Popular cocktails include the Espresso Martini, known locally as the “Sprezzy,” the Midnight in Paris, and the Light It Up.

The bar hosts monthly wine club events in partnership with Yorkshire Vintners, which allow guests to sample various wines paired with bar snacks. Farrands also offers happy hour specials earlier in the evenings.

Non-alcoholic mocktails are available for designated drivers and non-drinkers. Soft drinks are also offered.

The Place

Farrands Bar offers a stylish yet cosy atmosphere with a main bar area and raised terrace section.

The interior decor has a chic, upscale aesthetic utilizing details like textured wallpaper, framed mirrors, pendant lighting, and velvet furniture.

In the warmer months, retractable walls and roofing open up to create an airy indoor and outdoor space. The veranda with heat lamps and blankets provides additional comfort.

You can expect plenty of live acoustic sets and maybe even a treat on the keys.

The venue also has event facilities suitable for private celebrations or corporate functions.

The Location

Farrands Bar is conveniently located in Leeds city centre, just a couple of minutes walk from Leeds train station.

The bar can be found on Swinegate, surrounded by shops, restaurants and other bars.


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Farrands is a wheelchair accessible bar.

What To Do Next

After visiting Farrands Bar, guests can explore the vibrant city center of Leeds.

The bar is on Swinegate Lane which has a range of bars that make for an extended drink. You could check out North Taproom over the road.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Farrands Bar?

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

Does Farrands Bar have a beer garden?

Yes Farrands Bar does have a beer garden.

Does Farrands Bar offer takeaway?

Unfortunately Farrands Bar does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order Farrands Bar delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order Farrands Bar delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Farrands Bar delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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


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