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The 212 Café & Bar

The 212 Café & Bar

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A café by day that transforms into an intimate bar by night with music front and centre

The 212 Café & Bar

A an intimate café-bar on Brewery Wharfe with some cracking views of the river Aire. By day it’s a relaxing café and by night it’s pumping out some butt shaking soundtracks.

Location Details

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  • Bar at 212 Café & Bar Leeds
  • Outside tables at 212 Café & Bar Leeds
  • Inside 212 Café & Bar
  • Outside tables at 212 Café & Bar Leeds
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The Food

On a limited menu you can get burgers and wraps that hit the spot. Or you might visit when there’s restaurant takeovers from different culinary characters in Leeds. In the past 212 have played host to foodies like Jus Jerk and Bastards Bistro.

The Drink

212 is a versatile all rounder when it comes to topping up your glass. It’s got a great selection of unusual bottled lagers and beers on tap. And there’s also a good range of wine, gins and cocktails.

For those that pop in a little earlier in the day you’re probably going to want something wet and warm, like a proper cup of coffee. These guys get rave reviews for pouring a cuppa to rival other independent coffee shops in the area.

The Place

Arriving at 212 you’re immediately struck by the quirky musical décor that is the DNA of the bar. A quick glance next to the bar and you’ll clock the  great little sound system that gives a platform to local DJ’s and musicians to create the soundtrack. And more than not it’s fist pumping in the air kind of tunes.

Yet, if you want to kick back and enjoy the company of some friends then pull up a pew and pull out one of the board games. Or cuddle up to the owners very cute boxer dog called Ralph. This bar can go from 0-100 in a single day and night!

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Where to Park

The nearest parking to 212 is paid at Meadow Lane car park.

How To Get Here

Google Map Directions

The 212 café and bar is a half mile walk away from Leeds train and bus station. Just cross the River Aire and head left or right.


The 212 café and bar is fully accessible.

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What To Do Next

If you’ve come in for a drink and the limited food menu doesn’t peak your interest then head to the Ambiente Tapas directly over the River Aire footbridge, in front of 212, for a feast of tapas bites.

Other Locations Near The 212 Café & Bar

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