Interior view of Neon Cactus featuring a vibrant bar with eclectic decor, assorted bottles, neon signs, and pop art portraits.

Neon Cactus

Vibrant Mexican bar serving tacos and over 100-tequilas.

Outdoor seating area at Neon Cactus with patrons dining under an orange umbrella and a matching orange awning with the establishment's name.

Neon Cactus is a vibrant Mexican restaurant and bar located on Call Lane.

Known for its authentic street food and extensive tequila selection, the small venue caters to a young crowd with a music fuelled lively atmosphere guaranteed.

There are vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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  • Alt text: "Delicious array of Mexican cuisine at Neon Cactus, featuring crispy fish tacos with purple cabbage slaw, alongside tortilla chips, guacamole, and sour cream, complemented by bottles of Cholula hot sauce."
  • Elegant cocktail glass with amber-colored drink on a bar at Neon Cactus.
  • Four colorful cocktails with lime garnishes on a bar counter at Neon Cactus, with a vibrant display of bottles and decorations in the background.
  • A vibrant cocktail with a lemon slice and a spicy rim, next to a bottle of Neon Cactus Hey Pablo hot sauce, displayed on a bar counter.
  • Assorted tacos on a wooden serving tray at Neon Cactus, featuring a variety of fillings and topped with fresh red onions and herbs.
  • Diners enjoying a variety of dishes and drinks at Neon Cactus, with plates of tacos, nachos, and wings spread across a wooden table, illuminated by warm, ambient lighting.
  • A refreshing mojito with lime and mint on a wooden table at Neon Cactus, with a black menu featuring the location's logo, and a vibrant orange umbrella in the background on a sunny day.
  • Cozy interior of Neon Cactus featuring eclectic decor with colorful wall art, cushioned seats, a chalkboard menu, and ambient lighting.
  • Cozy dining setting at Neon Cactus with wooden tables set with wine glasses and lit candles, featuring brick walls adorned with graffiti art and decorative pillows on bench seating.
  • Interior of Neon Cactus showing a cozy dining setup with lit candles on wooden tables, wine glasses ready for guests, and vibrant cushioned seats against a brick wall with artistic graffiti.
  • Outdoor seating area at Neon Cactus with patrons dining under an orange umbrella and the restaurant's name displayed on a black fence and awning.
  • Assorted Mexican dishes and a pint of dark beer on a wooden table at Neon Cactus. Visible are nachos with toppings, a burrito wrapped in foil, and huevos rancheros with a sunny-side-up egg. A colorful skull and floral pattern decorates the background.

The Food

Neon Cactus serves authentic Mexican street food including tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and nachos. Popular picks include the Carnitas burrito with barbecue pork, rice, cabbage and more, as well as the Birria chicken tacos featuring market-fresh chicken tempura with malt vinegar mayo, tartare salsa, and matchstick fries in a soft tortilla wrap.

The restaurant offers a Taco Tuesday promotion where guests can get a board of 10 tacos for a reasonable price. Choose between meat, vegetarian, or a mix of both tacos.

For those that want it, you can get vegan nachos and gluten-free tacos.

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The Drink

Neon Cactus has an extensive drink menu focusing on tequila-based cocktails. They offer over 100-different tequilas to sample.

Every Tuesday they offer a “Taco Overload” deal where ordering 10 tacos for the table unlocks discounted margaritas. The bar is well-known for its strawberry margarita. Other prominent cocktails on the menu include mojitos, caipirinhas, and fruit-heavy “chick-quila” cocktails.

Beyond tequila, they serve wine, beer, and classic cocktails like pina coladas.

The Place

Neon Cactus has a vibrant, funky vibe with its colourful Mexican-inspired murals and décor. The lighting is low and atmospheric. Tables and chairs have an informal style with long shared benches and stools.

The compact space features a long curving bar along one wall, while the open kitchen sits beside the bar, allowing guests to see their food being freshly prepared.

Neon Cactus also has a basement area with original white porcelain Victorian tiles lining the walls. This creates a different aesthetic to the ground floor.

The Location

Neon Cactus is located on Call Lane in central Leeds. Call Lane is known for its vibrant nightlife scene, with an array of bars and restaurants.

The venue is a 5-minute walk from Leeds Train Station. It is also well connected to local bus routes, with several stops located close by on nearby Briggate, Vicar Lane and Boar Lane.

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Neon Cactus is accessible from the entrance by a wheelchair.

Opening Times

Monday: 5:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Wednesday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Sunday: 12:00 PM - 2:00 AM

What To Do Next

After visiting Neon Cactus, why not explore the vibrant Call Lane area some more. A good choice is the lively New York inspired Brooklyn Bar.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Neon Cactus?

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

Does Neon Cactus have a beer garden?

Yes Neon Cactus does have a beer garden.

Does Neon Cactus offer takeaway?

Unfortunately Neon Cactus does not offer a takeaway delivery service.

Can I order Neon Cactus delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

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

Can I order Neon Cactus delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Neon Cactus delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

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


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