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Bar 166 & Bistro

166 Town Street, Leeds LS18 4AQ, England
+44 113 467 2001
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
166 Town Street, Leeds LS18 4AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 389 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was really looking forward to a midweek meal at Bar166 to catch up with friends. It was my first visit in a number of years, but unfortunately, I think it will be even longer before we return. The menu looked good, although there wasn’t...More

Thank WalkwiththeDog
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I visited Bar 166 and Bistro for an anniversary lunch. The menu given first had some.good options and we made our choice, the waiter then confirmed we had old menus and have us the new lunchtime menus. The options weren't as good!...More

Thank Mohkam M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great afternoon here with 6 of my girlfriends for the bottomless brunch! The food on offer was lovely no complaints whatsoever and there was a choice of 3 cocktails or prosecco, which you could swap and change as often as you like (lethal!)...More

1  Thank Cloudytea
JonesBarGroup, General Manager at Bar 166 & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review. Very happy to hear you all enjoyed your time with us! I will pass on your lovely comments about Adele, she will be very happy to hear what a great time you had. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed with the service, ordered bread and oil to start and it didn’t come so waited for mains, our main dishes were lovely and enjoyed them. We then ordered desserts after waiting half an hour because they had forgotten about us they came and...More

Thank Alyson P
JonesBarGroup, General Manager at Bar 166 & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Alyson, I'm saddened to hear you didn't have the best experience with us, could you please let me know when you visited so I can investigate further. Or leave your contact details so I can give you a bell to apologise and discuss details....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called early doors, between 6 and 6.30pm with my friend to take advantage of the early bird menu (2×courses for £14). The meal came, the starters where nice and the mains were ok. However the sting came when the waitress presented us with a bill...More

1  Thank Freelandi_2
JonesBarGroup, General Manager at Bar 166 & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. We are in the transition of changing our menus and promotional offers. With the transition of menus we were unable to offer a early bird option during your visit last week. Admittedly these advertisements should have been temporarily removed while...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We're very local to 166 and we're there regularly for anything from a quick afterwork drink to Sunday dinner with the family. The food is delicious! I have probably tried everything on the menu and can recommend it all. Similarly the drinks are nice, cocktails,...More

Thank CJLeeds
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We booked a table for for 3 people for 1.30 on a Saturday and unfortunately one of our party was unable to attend at the last minute but they said it wasn't a problem. We were trying out the bottomless lunch - a meal from...More

Thank lynnjelic
JonesBarGroup, General Manager at Bar 166 & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Lynn, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Very happy to hear you both enjoyed yourselves. I will make sure the waitress knows of your lovely feedback, it makes the job all the more worth while when we...More

Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

I have been to this lovely restaurant several times over a few years. Always enjoyed it. This evening a group of 8 of us went to celebrate our twin boys 25th birthday. I cannot fault the food and service at all. Attentive staff and gorgeous...More

Thank Karen B
JonesBarGroup, General Manager at Bar 166 & Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Hi Karen, What a lovely review, Thank you for taking the time to write this. It's all about the little things to make all those occasions that little bit special! Very happy you and your family enjoyed the evening with us and we hope to...More

Reviewed 22 April 2018

We had booked for 07:30 but got there around 07:15. We were shown to our table promptly and we ordered drinks. About 20 minutes later a waitress came along and asked if we were ready to order the food. We asked her to chase up...More

Thank PBPG
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Great atmosphere for a catch up with friends after leaving Leeds 15 years ago. Food lovely especially grilled chicken in gravy. All the party enjoyed their choices and staff helped with requests for tweaks to the menu! Cocktails and drinks range good too!

Thank Jacqui H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 47
Meals
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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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
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Description
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 £6 for starters and main courses start at £12, 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 6 days: Tuesday to Thursday 4pm-10pm, Friday and Saturday 12pm-10pm and Sundays 12pm -8pm for a superb Sunday lunch!
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