Duck & Drake | Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Duck & Drake
Good based on 9 ratings
Type: Bar

43 Kirkgate
Leeds, West Yorkshire England LS2 7DR [ print map ]
0113 245 9728

Hours: All permitted

Mayor: wimpyjoe (5) | Taps: 15 |

Duck & Drake

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Beer Available At Duck & Drake (arranged by most recent)
Roosters Astro 71, Roosters Union Gap 55, Elland Diablo , Ringwood Fortyniner (Cask) 49, Rudgate IPA (4.3%) , Thwaites Lancaster Bomber (Cask) 32, Acorn Quercus , Wells Golden Cauldron , Robinsons Dizzy Blonde (Cask) 34, Roosters Yankee 78, York Guzzler (Cask) 47, York Centurionís Ghost Ale (Cask) 91,

Previously Available
Elland Tomahawk , York Centurionís Ghost Ale (Cask) 91, Saltaire Blackberry Cascade 71, Elland Beyond The Pale 61, Charles Wells / Dogfish Head DNA New World IPA 43, Ossett Brit Hop , Ilkley Fireside Porter 84, Robinsons Trooper (Cask) 46
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9 reviews for Duck & Drake
 Ambiance  80%
 Service  79%
 Selection  78%
 Food  37%
 Value  84%
 Overall  73%
 Rating  76%

nate2g  (685) Boomtown!, Australia | September 20, 2014
Lovely boozer that was bustliní with the after work crowd. Thereís front and rear rooms with handpulls on both bars. A pleasant, cheery environment that is a joy to grab a beer in.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
wimpyjoe  (1438) Hebden Bridge, England | December 8, 2013| Updated September 10, 2014
With 15 cask ales and the majority of these rotating you are spoiled for choice in this urban pub close to the main city markets. Itís a two sides pub with the bar occupying the middles ground of the two rooms. Itís worth checking both sides for the ales as they are different on each side, but a chalkboard also lets you know what is currently available. As wall as an ale house this is also a music venue pub.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 15/20
adwalton53  (4) bradford, England | April 22, 2013
superb stoat of a pub.traditional inside with tap room and large music very good and well kept. outside area at rear superb a real sun trap.a great place for a pint when in leeds.only downside toilets need upgrading.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 1/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
TimmyTupper  (1) Leeds, England | April 22, 2013
Cracking old ale house with a genuine passion for good ale. Friendly staff, lots of beers to choose from (all well kept) and some great live music Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun. A bit basic, but a ímust visití when in Leeds.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 15/20
BGRTRob  (4) | April 4, 2013
I really quite like this place. A lovely traditional boozer, good music, a great pork pie and a solid selection of local ales. Expect beers from Ossett, Saltaire, Roosters, Revolutions to name a few. A reet good Northern pub.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Fin  (645) Merton, Oxfordshire, England, England | March 27, 2012
Going back to the Duck and Drake brought back quite a lot of memories for me. Loz and I used to visit this place frequently back in the very late eighties and early nineties more so in the early nineties when Loz was at Bradford Unií, we used to love it here. I was pleased to see it still going strong, though as Gazza says further down the comments list it could do with a little TLC, a spruce up would really invigorate this pub. However I must say the beer choice was good, mostly local microís the place was really quite busy and the atmosphere friendly. There is no denying that this is a down to earth boozer that is a world away from the likes of the North Bar, Swan etc but it is certainly worth a visit. We (me, dad & Barry) visited here on Sunday 18th march 2012.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
finnfb  (12) Brigg, England | July 27, 2010
Situated near leeds market and the bus station under a railway arch this typical inner city british working class pub can seem a little imtimdating at first, but it well worth having a wonder in. Once inside there is a very laid back atmosphere and no 30yard stare from the locals that i was anticipating. With around 8 or 9 cask on tap there is always a good selection of local ales and ciders to suit any palette. One notable feature is the unusual wall art in the smoking area, it has to be seen to be believed; you have been warned.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
Rune  (451) TromsÝ, Norway | July 20, 2010
Superb classical English pub atmosphere with all kinds of people, young and old, drinking well kept ales on a Sunday afternoon. Two rooms, quite airy and spacious, with a half moon bar covering both rooms. A freehouse with interesting cask ales from Ilkley, Summer Wine, Acorn among others - I counted at least nine operating pumps. Very laidback and cool place that should not be missed on a pub crawl in Leeds (visited 11.07.2010).
Gazza  (163) Worcester, England | June 4, 2007| Updated May 4, 2009
On the way to the Palace, lurking under a railway arch in a typically grim Northern way, this pub isnít the place to take your Gran for sunday dinner but itís a good boozer all the same. A good range of real ale is generally on handpump and the sometimes boisterous atmosphere is interesting! Worth a call-in when walking to the Palace although it could do with a bit of TLC.

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