8 Best Boozy Student Bars In Huddersfield To Visit

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There are plenty of reasons why students choose to study in Huddersfield, not least for its nightlife scene.

We’ve collated the top boozers in this historical corner of West Yorkshire that you’re honestly going to love. 

Whether you fancy a bite to eat and a lunchtime pint, an afternoon study session and a few tipples to treat yourself, or perhaps you’re wanting to hit the town and head out before a night out. 

Whatever the occasion, we’ve got a full guide here with recommended bars which are close by to our luxury student accommodation.

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1. The Brick Works 

For those looking for a cocktail bar which attracts a young and lively crowd, The Brick Works is the perfect choice. 

This Industrial themed bar is located in the heart of town on New Street and offers a range of craft beers, premium spirits, cocktails and wines. 

With live music and a DJ playing everyday of the week, this place has become one of Huddersfield’s premier party spots since opening in 2021. 

The venue has a variety of events throughout the week including a Student Night on Wednesdays, an Acoustic Night on Thursday’s, a Soul/Funk & RnB event on Fridays, old school anthems and house classics theme on Saturdays as well as their Sunday karaoke nights. 

This place knows what it’s doing when it comes to cheap drinks, with a happy hour deal where you can get 2 of their cocktails to suit every taste for £8. 



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Address: 9A New St, Huddersfield HD1 2AX

2. No.10 Bar

If you’re on the hunt for a modern and chic bar in Huddersfield with a vibrant atmosphere then you won’t find much better than No.10 Bar.

Their menu has a variety of funky and tasty cocktails you won’t find anywhere else such as their Peach Perfect, Bucko and Keto. 

Despite being situated a little far out from the town centre in Lindley, it’s worth heading to this place with your flatmates for their Wednesday quiz nights which take place every other week. 

Not only do the winning team get a cash prize, they also get the chance to win big with their high and low card game. 

That’s not all either, they also host a live music and cocktail night every last Thursday of the month where you can sip on selected cocktails for just £5.

The venue’s outdoor terrace becomes quite the suntrap when the weather’s nice with plenty of seating, TVs and a firepit for when it starts to get a bit chilly!



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Address: 10 Lidget St, Lindley, Huddersfield HD3 3JB

3. Revolution 

Revolution is a student favourite when it comes to bars in Huddersfield. 

This Cross Church Street venue is a guaranteed winner for catching up and enjoying some drinks with your friends with an extensive cocktail menu, VIP booths, private hire spaces and an outdoor sun terrace.

Take your pick from their extensive cocktail menu crafted by experts, with the likes of a French Kiss Martini, Dutch Mule or a Honey Bee.

If you’re more of a spirit sipper there’s plenty of gin and vodka options too. 

They even offer a bottomless brunch which lasts for 2 hours and is available every day of the week so you can indulge in unlimited drinks, feast on a tasty brunch dish and have an unforgettable experience. 

Open from the early afternoon until the early hours, this venue is the perfect hangout no matter what day it is. 



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Address: 28 Cross Church St, Huddersfield HD1 2PT

4. Bar Maroc 

No guide of the best boozy students bars in Huddersfield would be complete without mentioning Bar Maroc.

This Moroccan inspired bar is the place to be for beautiful cocktails, cold crisp pints and flavoursome vegan and vegetarian pizza with a backdrop of quirky artwork, lanterns and tapestries. 

The atmosphere at this place truly is unmatched and you’ll struggle to find anywhere that compares in God’s Own County.

During the warmer months their outdoor terrace is quite the suntrap too.

You can sip on your drink of choice and order a handcrafted pizza base topped with passata and your own toppings – don’t mind if we do! 

The venue is open from 4pm until the early hours so head on down and experience it for yourself. 



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Address: 92 New St, Huddersfield HD1 2UD

5. Slug & Lettuce

Located on the bustling King Street, Slug and Lettuce is jam-packed every night of the week. 

No matter if you’re in the mood for some chilled out drinks or an evening to let your hair down and toast to the good times, this place has got it all.

With stylish seating areas, a wide range of drinks with something for everyone and a mouth-watering food menu. 

A firm favourite amongst Huddersfield students, this Insta-worthy venue is ideal for getting your money’s worth with a fabulous 2-for-1 cocktail deal where you can get two drinks for the price of one. 

With regular events like their Flirty Fridays and Sparkling Saturdays, as well as bottomless brunch and afternoon tea, it’s no surprise why so many head here to celebrate every day of the week. 


Address: 40-44 King St, Huddersfield HD1 2QT

6. Showtime

Up next on our top recommendations for bars in Huddersfield is Showtime.

Priding itself on its party atmosphere, Showtime is a lively sports bar which offers craft beers, live music, comedy, cabaret, cinema and game nights. 

Known as Huddersfield’s first non-stop live entertainment venue, this place offers a menu of hearty breakfast dishes to fuel you up for the day ahead. 

In the afternoon you can take your pick from their well varied drinks menu and watch games on the big screens or get involved in a game of shuffleboard, table tennis or air hockey for a whole lot of fun. 

When the music gets turned up and the lights go down during the evening, you’re promised a buzzing atmosphere with dance floor fillers taking you through until the early hours. 

The only thing is, this venue does get really busy during peak times so prepare to be waiting a little while for a pint! 


Address: 24 Zetland St, Huddersfield HD1 2RA

7. Arcade Beers 

Out for a boozy one after a busy day of uni? If so, you need to check out Arcade Beers.

This place is located in Byram Arcade and is the place to be with a great selection of craft beers from breweries across the UK and beyond. 

Their knowledgeable staff are on hand to help you out with recommendations if you need it. 

Don’t worry if you’re not much of a pint drinker, they also serve cocktails and the classic array of ciders, lagers, wines and spirits.

If you’re feeling peck-ish, they offer a breakfast and all day brunch menu to choose from. 

This venue has more of a friendly and relaxing vibe to it, so if you prefer that kind of place to somewhere a little livelier, take a visit! 


Address: 6 Station St, Huddersfield HD1 1LN

8. Maverick’s 80s Lounge

If you’re looking for a top-notch tipple then you need to take a visit to Maverick’s 80s Lounge.

For those who like to drink, dance and party this cocktail bar on King Street will become your regular late night spot. 

The highlight of this place is their exquisite Cocktails from across the globe, with a 2 for 1 deal on all drinks all day every day to suit your student budget. 

Be sure to head down to Maverick’s on Wednesdays for their student night where you can groove the night away to all of the best anthems spun by the resident DJ.   

Open Thursday through to the early hours of Sunday, this venue even has VIP table service and bookable booths if you’re celebrating a special occasion!

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Address: 32 King St, Huddersfield HD1 2QT

That’s the end of our guide, make sure to hit up these best bars in Huddersfield for perfectly poured pints, refreshing cocktails and lively atmospheres for a memorable night out with your friends! 

After a night of drinking you may be in need of a caffeine fix, if so, check out our guide to the Top 10 Cafes In Huddersfield Which Offer A Perfect Cuppa.