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Duck and Drake

#367 of 1,506 Restaurants in Leeds}
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43 Kirkgate, Leeds LS2 7DR, England
+44 113 245 5432
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“duck” (16 reviews)
“peas” (7 reviews)
“pies” (6 reviews)
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Pub, Bar, British
43 Kirkgate, Leeds LS2 7DR, England
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Unsullied by the ravages of modernism- praise be! This is an old school beer haven, a proper pub. Wooden and flag floors, wood burning stoves in the colder months and a fantastic and varied array of real ales. Free live music on many evenings too....More

Thank TimmyTheTraveller
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I won't lie, I'm a regular at this place, and maybe a little biased. But I'm a regular for a reason. The place has always sold excellent beer, and is a cornerstone of the local music scene. For a totally unpretentious night out with friendly...More

1  Thank Simon D
Reviewed 1 September 2017

A basic down to earth beer drinking den. Well worth a visit if you are down at this end of Leeds. It has regular live music evenings so avoid those nights if you don't like the noise. Good friendly service and a knowledgeable landlord/manager.

1  Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Came to the Duck And Drake with a friend for a few beers while in Leeds. they have a great selection of ales and it has a nice vibe. the staff where very friendly, it is quite expensive but the place is well worth a...More

1  Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were in Leeds for three nights and ended up coming back here every night. The bar itself is great, a lovely mix of beer and cider. The pies are OK, but I'm not a huge pie fan anyway. They have great local live music...More

1  Thank Claire C
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the Duck & Drake with friends yesterday... what a great find - quality tradional boozer... The large room at the front invites you in towards the bar where you receive a warm and friendly welcome... decor is wooden and the walls are mainly...More

1  Thank Phil07Manchester
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Great bar location, good selection of drinks and beers available, and nice rustic oldy wordlie pub feel. Definitely worth a visit as off the beaten track in great kirkgate location in Leeds

1  Thank bobbg_g
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Went down to watch a highly rated band on Sunday, and they were fabulous. The venue is great and the staff were too, but 4.75 for a 500ml bottle of bullmers! Also the other prices were a bit sharp too. I know it's leeds city...More

3  Thank samtara70
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We visited the Duck and Drake on recommendations of our friends who are real ale experts. Walking in on a Saturday afternoon was like stepping back in time to how a British pub used to be. Friendly landlord who explained to us that all the...More

1  Thank Simon E
Reviewed 2 March 2017

A long overdue visit to a great pub, great beer and great live music. Excellent selection of well kept cask ale.

Thank dodger132
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$3
Pub, Bar, British
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 Kirkgate, Leeds LS2 7DR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 245 5432
15 local hand pulled cask ales, locally sourced award winning pork pies and mushy peas,food available all day,real fires, open 10am till late 7 days a week, live music Wed to Sun, parking nearby, bus station 2mins, train station 10 mins
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