Is it gin o’clock yet? With all the gin-based fun going on in Leeds at the moment, here are our top 5 takes on the tipple.
Pintura, Trinity Leeds
The basement bar serves 30 gins but the best is the Portobello Road with juniper berries and pink grapefruit, served in a 21oz goblet at £7.95.
Gin Garden, The New Ellington, York Place
The New Ellington is home to the Gin Garden with over 140 gins. Try the Vanilla Crush cocktail with vanilla gin and blackberries for £9.50.
Pour House, Granary Wharf
Try some of the 19 different gins and soak up some sun by the river. The Junipero gin has a slight juniper flavour and a spicy finish, at £5.50.
Lazy Lounge, Wellington Street
This bar takes gin so seriously is hosts a ‘Lazy Gin Club’ every week. Mix it up with German gin Monkey 47, which has 47 ingredients, at £5.
Manahatta, Merrion Street
Try something different with a 5th Avenue Fizz, made with gin, lemon, lime, double cream, pomegranate and egg white at £7.50.