Entrance Policy & Dress Code

Dress Code


*Applies on Friday, Saturday, bank holiday Sunday and special events such as NYE
More smart than casual. No trainers or sportswear. Smart jeans are fine. Gentlemen, smart shoes are a must. No outrageous or offensive fancy dress / paraphernalia for hen parties. Burlesque/cabaret attire is accepted.


Sunday to Thursday dress code is more relaxed, however we ask that everyone makes an effort on these nights!




Over 18’s only. This venue operates a check 25 entrance policy, therefore if you are lucky enough to appear under 25 you will be asked for proof of identity. The only acceptable forms are Passport (no copies), photo driving licence or PASS hologram cards. The Backroom conducts random searches on entry and exit. We operate a zero tolerance policy on drugs. Anyone suspected of dealing or using drugs will be asked to leave the premises immediately. Customers are advised that the Backroom works continually with local authorities to ensure we are compliant on all aspects of health and safety and prevention of crime and disorder. We share information as part of the Business Against Crime In Leeds (BACIL) partnership & the Backroom is a member of Leeds City Pubwatch to assist in actively reducing crime and disorder in Leeds. CCTV is in operation throughout the premises.




The Backroom will always try to prioritise entry for couples. Please try to let us know in advance if you are out with a loved one for a special occasion, we will do our best to make your night extra special.




Use our online guest list and table booking enquiry service for efficient entry and reduced admission charges. Please arrive in a mixed female and male group. This licensed premises exercises the legal right to refuse admission without providing a reason.


Refusal Of Service


We promote responsible drinking and in accordance with legislation, will refuse to serve anyone who is, or appears to be intoxicated or who is acting in a disruptive, abusive or violent manner. These persons will not be allowed to remain on the licensed premise. Staff will also refuse service to any person who attempts to obtain alcohol for someone who is deemed intoxicated. Tap water is freely available at all bars upon request.