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Bar 166 & Bistro

#135 of 1,494 Restaurants in Leeds
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166 Town Street, Leeds LS18 4AQ, England
+44 113 467 2001
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here last night with my family, the service was fantastic from start to finish. The staff were very friendly and were great with my two daughters. The food arrived quickly and tasted amazing-clear plates all round! Will definitely be returning again and recommending to friends and family!

Thank Carrie R
Leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Recommended by friends....lovely bar, very busy, great cocktails. Booked table for 4. Ordered black pudding hash brown with poached egg and calamari, both were delicious and well presented. For mains duck breast and stuffed chicken breast with a side if cauliflower cheese again well cooked, well presented and delicious. Finished off with a bakewell tart and a do sticky toffee... More 

Thank mrshorny
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I came here on the recommendation of a friend. The service was very attentive, and we were made to feel welcomed by all of the staff. I had a cocktail which was delicious and nicely presented. The food came very quickly, and tasted delicious. It's nice to go somewhere where the food is clearly prepared and cooked... More 

Thank WinnieJo
Leeds, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service was quick and staff were friendly and helpful. I ordered a classic 6oz beef burger and chips. The food was tasty, however what I would say is the burger was very difficult to eat, probably because they didn't put a skewer in it, so it was all falling apart. I actually had to eat it with a knife... More 

Thank Traveller162014
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always walked past Bar 166 thinking it was more of a pub but I will eat there again. The atmosphere was great, the waitress was friendly and the food was good value for money. My only suggestion would be a couple more vegetarian mains, although what they have is nicely original.

Thank lemonsherbets
Leeds, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for dinner on the evening of Good Friday. Truly excellent food. The deep fried Brie for starters was the size of a cheesecake slice and utterly delicious (the halloumi starter was fine, but disappointingly small in comparison). Really enjoyed big portions of fish and chips and the unusual but very nice ginger and pear Eton Mess. One star... More 

Thank Cookie M
Leeds, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar and food establishment is how bars should be run , friendly ,consistently good food and great service by all, especially by the young guy in the restaurant who is a credit to this fine food eatery. I don't think you will be disappointed if you try

3 Thank matt p
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Auntie Hilda and she said she would treat us to our tea. She suggested Bar 166 and said she wasn't sure if it was to our taste. Auntie Hilda Need not have worried. On arrival we were met by a stunning Bistro area , nice staff and a great atmosphere. The bar is separate from the Bistro by a... More 

1 Thank Liam-and-Sarah-G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here for Mother's Day, Sunday Lunch. The restaurant wasn't that busy to start with so we were surprised that the service was a little slow to start with. However, the food was excellent. The Sunday roast option was huge - we tried the pork and turkey and both were excellent. I had the boeuf bourguignon which was so... More 

1 Thank Julia C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not the first time we have eaten here. Service and food quality is exceptionally good. This time there were 6 folk in our party, and we had a selection of starters and 4 had Steak for main. What is really nice is that 2 ordered medium rare and 2 ordered medium cooked steak and that is exactly what... More 

1 Thank j0anw8

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Bar, British, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 166 Town Street, Leeds LS18 4AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 467 2001
Bar 166 opened in Horsforth in December 2004 as a first time project for Matthew Jones, answering the prayers of Horsforth residents in dire need of an upmarket, multi-purpose venue to eat and drink in.The food is fantastic in its simplicity, offering luscious British meals, all at very affordable prices. The evening bistro menu is priced at £5.50 for starters and main courses start at £11, a bargain considering the quality and freshness.The bar is lively and welcoming with an exceptional drinks array. On a weekend the bar plays a wide range of funky, soulful music, culminating in an electric atmosphere.Food served 7 days:Monday to Friday, 12-3pm and 5.30pm-close. Saturdays and Sundays, all day from 12pm.Bar open all day from 12pm, 7 days a week.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?