42 places you probably visited in Leeds during a night out in the 2000s

Grab a bottle of Becks and raise a glass to Leeds’s nightspots of the noughties.

By Andrew Hutchinson
Monday, 24th June 2019, 8:15 am
Updated Monday, 19th August 2019, 8:21 am
PICS: Yorkshire Evening Post
PICS: Yorkshire Evening Post

Today we look at some of the places most people will have been if they used to hit the city centre in the 2000s. Some are still with us in new guises, and some have vanished into the mists of time. Now’s your chance to reminisce. READ MORE: 30 unseen photos from inside Leeds nightclubs in the 1990s | The 11 long-gone Leeds nightclubs we haven't forgotten

Were you a regular 'Eating, Dancing and Cavorting' on Vicar Lane?
It transformed a disused railway arch into a much-loved watering hole. But closed after 13 years in 2008 due to an 'impossible' rent rise.

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A unique, intimate, underground bar pictured in 2009.
This iconic nightclub was buzzing back in the noughties with thousands of revellers partying to the early hours.
Did you make this Boar Lane haunt part of your weekend stop off?
Creation opened in 2001 following a 7 million redevelopment of the site but closed in February 2007.
Leedss post-work punters and shattered shoppers were often found sipping a fancy cocktail inside during the noughties. The attraction came from an initial impression of poshness and sophistication.
Opened at the dawn of the new millennium and back in the day it was three-deep at the bar, and you couldn't hear yourself think.
Bar Phono, or Le Phonographique as it was known, was a haunt for goths. Its clientele down the years included The Clash and New Model Army and even saw Soft Cell frontman Marc Almond DJ at the 180 capacity venue.
Did you visit Oxygen on The Headrow?
A feeder bar for Club Uropa, through the week as well as at weekends, Harveys was a handy spot for a pre-clubbing drink and could end up getting busy. Remember spin the wheel for drinks promotions?
One of Leeds' first nightclubs to embrace the 'dual dance floor' concept.
Down at the bottom of Eastgate it boasted a quiz, a pool tournament, a poker tournament and a disco every week.
Served beers, wines and spirits as well as a selection of food. A DJ played a range of tunes as well as a pool table and fruit machines.
This nightclub at Grand Arcade, New Briggate, was established during the clubland boom of the late 1990s.
The Pleasure Rooms was the second incarnation of back to basics and was one of the shining lights in the city's nightlife.
You popped in here on Cookridge Street for a few before the T&C right?
R&B and dance DJs such as Boy George and Trevor Nelson played this venue on Boar Lane in the early 2000s.
Remember when back to basics moved to Stinkys Peephouse in early 2006?
Do you remember Scruffy Murphy's on Wellington Street?
This photo was taken inside Qube, which was found on Millennium Square, in 2003.
Was The Living Room a stop off in the noughties?
Promoters such as Back to Basics, Technique, Asylum, Teknicolour and Bigger Than Barry threw parties back in the day. Closed in 2018.
"Cheap, cheerful and a tad on the sporty side at times, this place is all right with me. Totally dandy!" Do you agree with this review from back in the day?
A review from 2008 - "Great fun if your after a bit of cheesey music and tacky 70's decoration with random wigs and glitter balls its best to be drunk to enjoy this place"
Scored a lot of 'worth visiting' points from revellers purely for its location... at the top of Call Lane.
Located near the Corn Exchange this venue was a popular haunt.
Remember this cafe bar on New Briggate?
Mojo was hugely popular.
Located on The Headrow, the emphasise was on comfort and luxury rather than high fashion.
Do you remember popping into this small glass fronted bar back in the noughties?
Now closed but will always have a place in the heart of revellers who enjoyed a many a memorable night over the years.
Did you pop in here at St Peter's Square back in the day?
Another popular haunt for many back in the day.
Was a drink or two here on Boar Lane part of your night out?
Everyone enjoyed a drink or two at The Square on the Lane during the noughties. Right?
Recognise here? It is downstairs at the Elbow Rooms.
Did you visit this haunt on Merrion Street?
Did you visit here? It won the Best Bar gong at the YEP's Nightlife Awards in 2006.
Pictured here in 2002 this nightclub-like pub/bar on Lower Briggate boasted a menu of global classics
Opened in June 1998. Countless revellers headed here at the junction of Lower Briggate and Duncan Street for a cocktail after work.
The Woodhouse Lane bar's motto was 'Life's Just One Big Game' and attracted young sports fans thanks to its lively atmosphere and wall-to-wall sports TV.