12 of the best cocktail bars in Yorkshire

There are few better ways to take the edge off a long week than raising a toast to the weekend with a cocktail.

There are few better ways to take the edge off a long week than raising a toast to the weekend with a cocktail.

From fruity infusions, to smoky spirits, Yorkshire has it all when it comes to cocktails.

This wacky Leeds haunt is highly experimental and has an air of the mad scientist about it, with the drinks famously served in science lab beakers and flasks with smoke billowing out.

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Behind its over overflowing specialist gin shop, Evil Eye hides a cosy cocktail bar with a huge range of tasty tipples to try, including rum, whiskey, vodka, gin, tequila and liqueur infusions.
With a striking outdoors indoors themed interior, this laidback, rustic bar is one of the citys busiest and is widely known for its botanically infused cocktails, which are served in plant pot beakers and fancy glasses.
This dark and opulent Victorian themed drinking den is full of imagination, with each drink on the menu an original creation crafted by the bar team to offer a truly unique experience.
A must-visit for gin fans, this snug bar for the over 25s serves more than 150 gins from all around the world, including a few from local suppliers to provide customers with a taste of Yorkshire's finest.
From champagne tipples and posh martinis, to an array of creative and exotic cocktails, there is a drink to quench every palate in this quirky watering hole in York.
The sheer size of the cocktail menu at Be At One ensures there will be a drink to satisfy any whim, with a variety of sweet, spicy and sour infusions all on offer, giving you a chance to be adventurous and bold in your choices.
Dedicated to bringing the party-like atmosphere of Havana to Yorkshire, cocktails at this Cuban haunt are shaken, stirred and set fire to, and are always beautifully presented in an array of exotic looking tumblers.
Indulge in a taste of the exotic at this quirky Tiki bar, where you'll find a menu brimming with diverse fruity flavours. Be sure to try the famous Zombie cocktail, made with passion fruit, grapefruit, citrus, pineapple and orange.
Taking inspiration from New Orleans, Smokestack serves up intriguing twists on forgotten classics, as well as a host of original mixes. Choose your poison from a strong selection of premium bourbons, rums, tequilas and whiskies.
This award-winning bar may be popular for its fine dining and jazz, but its standout appeal can certainly be credited to its gin selection, with 89 different varieties to choose from, including Hendricks and Portobello Road.
This swanky rooftop destination on the 13th floor of the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel provides a hard to beat setting for an evening of sipping cocktails. And on weekends there is a resident DJ to get the party started.