Everywhere in Leeds with private hire and party spaces for your next big event

It’s the season for office get-togethers, Christmas parties and events with loved ones.

There’s nothing like getting the whole gang together, and if you fancy a space that’s private for you and your chosen company – Leeds has seemingly unlimited options for a day or night out to remember.

Here’s everywhere we’ve spotted in and around the city centre where you can hire a local venue out for your special event…

Image: Shear’s Yard via Instagram

The Packhorse

What: Private upstairs room with its own bar with space for up to 90 people (trading until 1am)

Where: Park Horse Yard, Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6AT


What: Two private dining rooms (seating 14-22 guests), semi-private dining in main restaurant for up to 50 and exclusive venue hire for 100 guests is available. Menus range from £45-£85pp and canapes £18-£32 with space for live music and DJs

Where: 21-22 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5JF


What: Late night underground bar with private hire across two floors for up to 200 guests with no minimum spend and no hire free Sunday – Thursday until 2am. Live music, DJs and drinks packages all available

Where: 7 Duncan Street, Leeds, LS1 6DQ

Shear’s Yard

What: Seated dinner space for up to 60 people or 130 standing, plus open to big events like weddings

Where: 11 – 15 Wharf Street, The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EH

Friends of Ham

What: Wine bar with private basement bar with space for up to 60 people

Where: 4-8 New Station Street, Leeds, LS1 5DL

MANS Markets

What: Modern Chinese restaurant with (free) private hire for up to 45 guests. Christmas buffers and bottomless brunch available Wednesday – Sundays

Where: Unit F, West Point, Wellington Street, Leeds, LS1 4JJ


What: Private upstairs area with private bar space for up to 24 diners or 60 standing guests. No hire fee.

Where: 7 Merrion Street, Leeds, LS1 6PQ

The Collective Inc.

What: City centre restaurant with packages for canapes, grazing tables with five and eight course taster menus. Space for 40 seated or 110 standing

Where: 33 Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 5DA

Hooyah Burgers

What: Burger bar with private upstairs dining for 15-20 people

Where: 78 Albion Street, Leeds, LS1 6AD

The Old Red Bus Station

What: Space for up to 50 people with bar and catered menu, vegan kitchen and DJ equipment for hire

Where: 104 Vicar Lane, Leeds, LS2 7NL

Liquor Studio

What: Private venue hire with spirit-led masterclasses

Where: 156a Lower Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6LY

The Brotherhood of Pursuits and Pastimes

What: Sports bar with pool tables, beer pong and darts available for hire with drinks and buffet packages

Where: 54 New Briggate, Leeds, LS1 6NU

Parkside Tavern

What: Private upstairs function room with space for up to 150 guests. Private bar, ber pong, adjoining terrace and four TVs included, plus access to the games room for 15-50 guests at £25 per hour

Where: St John’s House Merrion Street, Leeds, LS2 8JE

The Shed

What: Indie rock bar with private area for up to 30 guests with raised stage area OR early week private hire with space for up to 150 guests

Where: 6 Heaton’s Court, Leeds, LS1 4LJ

Archie’s Bar & Kitchen

What: Multiple private hire options for 30-150 people

Where: Granary Wharf, The Dark Arches, Neville Street, Leeds, LS1 4BR

Pinnacle Beer and Gin Hall

What: Hire area for 20-150 guests, with seven pool tables

Where: 1 Bond Street, Leeds, LS1 5BQ

Mabgate Bleach

What: Indie music venue with private hire space for up to 80 people

Where: Mabgate Mills, Unit 2 Ground Middle Suite, Mabgate, Leeds, LS9 7DZ


What: Two floors including a roof terrace with space for up to 280 people (trading 8am-6am). Free hire available (T&Cs apply) and U18s can stay until 9.30pm

Where: 52 Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 6DT

The Backroom

What: Late night speakeasy with private hire space for up to 150 guests. There’s no hire fee or minimum spend on Thursdays – Sundays until midnight. Private hire for 350-500 people also available.

Where: 50a Call Lane, Leeds, LS1 6DT


What: Two rooms for private hire with space for 40-50 people, both include private bar, DJ booth and seating area

Where: 95 Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 5DJ

Dirty Martini

What: Bar with private upstairs Martini Lounge with space for up to 80 guests

Where: 31 King Street, Leeds, LS1 2HL

The End

What: Space for up to 300 guests with food, drink and entertainment packages

Where: Hirst’s Yard, Leeds, LS1 6NJ


What: Bar close to the city centre with space for up to 250 seated or standing. Private hire includes projector, screen, private bar and garden, plus fairy and festoon lights

When: 94 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS3 1HD


What: Private hire space upstairs in North Brewing Co.’s flagship brewery with food options from Little Bao Boy

Where: Springwell Works, Buslingthorpe Lane, Sheepscar, Leeds, LS7 2DF

De Baga

What: Family-run Indian restaurant with space for up to 150 people (trading until 1am)

Where: 8b Stainbeck Lane, Chapel Allerton, LS7 3QY

Terminus Tap Room & Bottle Shop

What: Private hire room upstairs inside indie Meanwood bar (free hire during the week)

Where: Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds, LS6 4HY

Boot and Rally

What: Private basement space for up to 60 guests, with optional Stuzzi catering package. No hire cost

Where: Stonegate Road, Meanwood, Leeds, LS6 4HY

Northern Snooker Centre

What: Book pool for up to 150 guests, tournaments hosted with food and drink available, prices start at £17pp for food and £4 for drinks

Where: 92 Kirkstall Road, Leeds, LS3 1LT

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