Interior of Mad Frans Bar with wooden tables and chairs, festive string lights, and a well-stocked bar counter illuminated by warm ambient lighting.

Mad Frans Bar

Lively bar and restaurant serving generous Sunday roasts, bottomless brunch, and cocktails in central Leeds

Outdoor seating area of Mad Frans Bar with black chairs and tables under white umbrellas on a paved patio, adjacent to a grassy area, with the bar's sign visible on the building's window.

Mad Frans is a bar, kitchen and venue located on Wellington Place in Leeds city centre. They use fresh, local ingredients to create a variety of dishes and serves lunch daily as well as bottomless brunch.

There are gluten free options, vegan options, and vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Interior of Mad Frans Bar with tables set for dining, a green plant wall in the background, and the bar's circular logo illuminated on the wall.
  • Alt text: "Savory loaded fries topped with pulled pork, drizzled with creamy sauce, and sprinkled with fresh chives, served at Mad Frans Bar."
  • Gourmet burgers and fries served at Mad Frans Bar, highlighted under warm lighting.
  • Colorful cocktails on the counter at Mad Frans Bar with a backdrop of assorted liquor bottles and decorative coasters.
  • Outdoor seating area with wooden benches and blue umbrellas at Mad Frans Bar, located at 6 Wellington Place on a sunny day.
  • Assorted savory dishes at Mad Frans Bar, featuring glazed chicken wings, seasoned fries, and potato wedges served in colorful bowls on a marble table.
  • Traditional Sunday roast with Yorkshire puddings, beef slices, roasted potatoes, carrots, and broccolini served on a wooden board at Mad Frans Bar.
  • Beer taps featuring various craft beers on the polished counter of Mad Frans Bar, with a selection of spirits on shelves in the background.
  • Outdoor seating at Mad Frans Bar with wooden picnic tables, umbrellas, and a 'Bar & Kitchen Open' flag during a sunset.

The Food

Mad Frans serves a variety of dishes for lunch and dinner, with a focus on British cuisine. Popular options include the Sunday roasts, with slow-cooked meats like beef sirloin and roast pork. The Sunday sharing boards for two or more diners feature large cuts of meat with traditional Yorkshire trimmings.

Mad Frans also offers a bottomless brunch on Saturdays, with mains such as roast dinners and burgers alongside unlimited drinks. The menu incorporates international influences and vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options are available.

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The Drink

Mad Frans has an extensive drink menu with a wide selection of beers, wines, spirits, and cocktails. Popular drinks include the Sunday Roast cocktail with bourbon, maple syrup and bitters as well as the R.E.S.P.E.C.T cocktail made with vodka, Chambord, and lemonade. Customers can also enjoy 2-for-1 cocktails during happy hour.

The bar serves a variety of beer on tap and by the bottle or can, including local Yorkshire brews as well as mainstream domestic and imported brands. Wine is available by the glass or bottle with both red and white varietals represented.

If you are looking for something stronger can choose from a full selection of spirits and liquors.

In addition to classic cocktails like margaritas and martinis, Mad Frans also offers unique signature cocktails like the Frans Collins, made with gin and elderflower, as well as a range of mocktails and soft drinks for those not drinking alcohol.

The Place

Mad Frans has a modern, relaxed vibe with a rustic industrial style. Tables and chairs are a mix of high and low seating options, with some booths available. The décor features exposed brick, reclaimed wood accents, and pendant lighting. The atmosphere is lively with background music playing.

The bar area has a nice selection of beers, wines, and handcrafted cocktails. There is also a terrace available for outdoor seating when weather permits.The venue can also be hired out for private events, with the ability to accommodate groups up to 130 people. The open floor plan allows flexibility in setup and layout.

The Location

Mad Frans is located on Wellington Place in central Leeds, just a short walk from Leeds Train Station. The restaurant and bar is situated in a modern business district, surrounded by office buildings.

Nearby green spaces include Park Square and the Calls riverside area. The location offers easy access to public transport links, including buses and trains, making it convenient for visitors.

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Where to Park

There is pay as you go car parking just opposite the restaurant on Wellington Place. On weekends, there is also cheaper on street parking available near Park Square that’s only a couple of minutes walk away.

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 6:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 6:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday: 6:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday: 6:45 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 - 9:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 - 7:00 PM

What To Do Next

Located in the heart of Leeds city centre, Mad Frans offers a lively atmosphere for guests to enjoy. After visiting, guests can explore the nearby shops on Briggate or visit the historic Leeds Kirkgate Market. For culture, the award-winning Leeds Art Gallery and the Leeds City Museum are both just a short walk away.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Mad Frans Bar?

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

Does Mad Frans Bar have a beer garden?

Yes Mad Frans Bar does have a beer garden.

Does Mad Frans Bar offer takeaway?

Unfortunately Mad Frans Bar does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order Mad Frans Bar delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order Mad Frans Bar delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Mad Frans Bar delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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


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