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Student Map of Leeds

When you study at Leeds Beckett, you aren't just attending a great university — you're also coming to the big, vibrant and student-friendly city of Leeds. Our Student Map of Leeds shows off just some of the great student-friendly spots in Leeds nominated by our Students’ Union. Scroll down the page to view a Google Map of the locations.

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MOD Pizza

'MOD pizza is great if you're not sure what you want on your pizza, you can have everything! MOD lets you customise your pizza however you like and it's perfect for vegans and celiacs too!'

Jemma, BA Public Relations & Brand Communications

Mog's Café

‘Mog's is a cafe and takeaway in Kirkstall, delivering all over the city. Everything on the menu is 100% vegan and is great if you want to get your junk food fix. Be warned, it’s addictive!’

Jaymee, BA Media Communication Cultures


'A fantastic Indian restaurant by the Canal, Mumtaz is a go-to place in Leeds. The fancy décor is matched by amazing food, and the Queen even went there!'

Charlie, Students’ Union Affairs Officer 19/20

Cosy Club

‘Cocktails and mocktails are just fab! There are a lot of deals on drinks and food. Brilliant atmosphere, great service, and awesome place to take some pics for the gram, what's more to want!’

Abigail, MA Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Out of This World

'My favourite place to grab quick food - the deli counter has an amazing selection with gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options. My go-to is the sage and mushroom sausage roll with a chocolate and orange tiffin.'

Jack, Students’ Union President 18/19

Ecco Pizzeria

‘Best pizza in Leeds, hands down. There is so much choice for toppings that you just don't get anywhere else, sampling flavours from all over the world and bringing them to Headingley.’

Matt, BA English Literature and Creative Writing

Trinity Kitchen

‘Trinity Kitchen offers everything under one roof. If you are craving some thai noodles and also want a burrito, trinity kitchen is for you! And, they offer student discount so eat till your heart's content.’

Abigail, MA Public Relations and Strategic Communication

Smokin' Bar & Kitchen

'Located on The Headrow, Smokin’ offers classy décor and a high-end dining experience. A perfect place for date night.'

Jess, Students' Union VP Welfare & Community 18/19


‘A good takeaway/café for burgers, pizzas and Moroccan food. They do great vegan and veggie options and the staff are usually really friendly.’

Ro, Students' Union VP Equality & Diversity  2018/19



‘What more can I say than this is the starting point of the infamous Otley run?!’

Aidan, Students' Union VP Activities 18/19

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Key Club

'Key Club is an alternative underground club that puts on rock, indie and metal nights. The drinks are cheap and the dance floor is wild, it's a great night out to let loose at the weekends.'

Lauren, BA Politics

Original Oak

‘It has a really big beer garden with TV screens so you can watch sports games whilst having a drink with friends.’

Jack, Students’ Union President 18/19

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Domino Club

'Domino Club is a secret jazz bar where you enter through a barber shop! So if you are looking for something a bit different and off the track this is the place. Plus, they have great live music and cocktails on offer.'

Lauren, BA Politics

The Abbey Inn

'A nice little pub along the canal, it’s a bit out of the way but if you like to walk and have a pint then I would definitely go have a look. It has a great atmosphere and hosts live music, turning the place into a lively hub of merriness.'

Jack, Students’ Union President 18/19


‘This rooftop terrace and bar has stupendous cocktails (but will set you back a bit of money). However, it’s worth it for the scenery when the student loan hits and it's ideal for a first date.’

Aidan, Students' Union VP Activities 18/19

Water Lane Boathouse

'Charmingly located by the canal, Water Lane Boathouse offers a great selection of drinks, with great views of the canal and Leeds’ business district.'

Charlie, Students' Union Affairs Officer 19/20

Dry Dock

‘Dry Dock has tasty food at reasonable prices and is the place to be to watch games on TV. My friends and I come here for drinks because they have a nice rooftop with decorative bulbs and chill music. They have vegan options too!

Abigail, MA Public Relations and Strategic Communication

The Botanist

‘Fancy cocktails, pretty surroundings, yummy food and live acoustic music on weekends. The Botanist is great for a chilled one, or a good place to take parents when they visit.’

Emma, MA Human Resource Management

The Royal Park

‘A great place to do all three, hang out, eat and drink! It has cheap food, drink and even a student rewards card. If you’re into sport, it’s a good place to catch all the main sporting events.’

Aidan, Students' Union VP Activities 18/19

Call Lane

‘Filled with bars with every type of music you can think of so you are sure to find a bar that best suits your vibe. I recommend Tiki Hideway-Call Lane Social. Such a party atmosphere, drinks are decently priced and the mood is set for that Tiki experience.’

Abigail, MA Public Relations and Strategic Communication


Hyde park Book Club

‘Hyde Park Book Club is great because they do really good coffee and amazing vegan chicken wraps as well as being a space with some great events such as open mic nights, poetry events, socials and art exhibitions.’

Ro, Students' Union VP Equality & Diversity 18/19

The Hive @ Leeds Beckett Students' Union

‘It is the perfect place for you to chill, socialise, eat or work on assignments and have a starbucks drink altogether. It literally is a social space built for students.'

Abigail, MA Public Relations and Strategic Communication

The Geek Retreat

'A great place to go and spend a day if you love games - you can play a huge range of board games for free while getting some great food and drink. The staff are really friendly and will help you out with any games you want to learn.'

Jack, Students' Union President 18/19

Roxy Ball Room

'There's a few different branches of Roxy's in Leeds, all with their own vibe. They're all really fun, with different games to play such as shuffleboard, ping pong, pool and even bowling. Perfect if you want a slightly different night out!'

Emma, MA Human Resource Management

Roundhay Park

‘A huge beautiful park, perfect for summer walks and picnics.’

Aidan, Students' Union VP Activities 18/19

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Arcade Club

'From their retro cabinets to modern Japanese rhythm games and VR, Arcade club is a LOT of fun! The entry fee might seem high but once you’re in all of the food and drink is super cheap - it’s well worth it!'

Pete, BA Graphic Design

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City Bloc

'If you're into a bit of bouldering or just fancy an alternative workout, City Bloc offers climbs for all abilities. Its a great chilled out place to hang out with friends and have fun, and the staff are really helpful.'

Aidan, BA Computer Forensics and Security

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Everyman Cinema

'I love it here because you can catch all the latest films as well as smaller independent films too. You sit on a comfy sofa and have drinks and pizza delivered to your seat during the film - bliss!'

Emma, MA Human Resource Management

Brudenell Social Club

Whether for watching sports, playing pool or attending gigs, the Brude is a fantastic hangout spot. Located in Hyde Park, Brudenell Social Club is a great place to catch up with mates.

Charlie, Students' Union Affairs Officer 19/20

Headingley Carnegie Stadium

‘Being a massive cricket fan, I’ve often caught a game or two here and with cheap student tickets, it's not too expensive either. Definitely recommend catching a game of cricket during your time in Leeds.’

Aidan, Students' Union VP Activities 18/19

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