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O2 Academy

55 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW, England
+44 113 389 1555
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Great venue

Ideal venue for live music. Lots of room both standing and seated upstairs. Easy access to the bar... read more

Reviewed 31 January 2016
via mobile
Massive Attack Concert

Great venue. Bit apprehensive as we had standing-only tickets. Very well managed, staff totally on... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2016
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Average10%
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  • Terrible16%
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 4:00 AM
55 Cookridge Street, Leeds LS2 3AW, England
+44 113 389 1555
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Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Ideal venue for live music. Lots of room both standing and seated upstairs. Easy access to the bar and facilities. Well organised and helpful friendly staff.

Thank WRleeds01
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Great venue. Bit apprehensive as we had standing-only tickets. Very well managed, staff totally on top of things without being oppressive. Shout out to helpful security guy at the lighting and mixing stand who stood to one side so I (small person) could see stage...More

Thank Runninglaura
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We bought two tickets for the charity gig. The warm up band was fantastic and go the crowd going, that and the Christmas spirit. The Kaiser Chief's were fantastic and did not disappoint. We were in the crowd on the floor at the front and...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Great atmosphere, great crowd. The venue is large and a bit of a warren with subterranean bar and seating area. Balcony to view stage and dance floor. DJ and 70s theme dancers professional and fun. Bar prices reasonable all staff great. Cloak room £2 well...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I hadn't been here for about 15 years when Brutus Gold was strutting his stuff so i was pleasantly surprised to see that the T&C had lasted the test. Its small and not up to tge standard of modern larger venues but thats what makes...More

1  Thank Philip R
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

We visited for the first time to see Lianne La Havas in concert. We parked as advised in the Merrion Street car park nearby which cost us £6 from 5pm for the whole evening. We could walk to the venue in under 5 minutes from...More

Thank PaulU561
Reviewed 13 December 2015 via mobile

I am not an expert at "gigging" by any stretch (See, I don't even know the correct terminology) but I have been here on three different occasions now, and the sound quality did not seem to be that good. I'm not sure that the acoustics...More

Thank Shadowsmum
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Booked unreserved seating in the balcony which was fine although some of the seating at the side was a bit tight with not enough leg room. I sat at the front and had a good view despite it being partially blocked by a high plastic...More

Thank jandroid
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

When O2 academy's came out they were legendary taking over the very tired but popular Carling academy's. The venue is very academy-ask however like every O2 academy up and down the British Isles, the drink prices are extortionate. Not everybody loves warm beer. Another thing...More

Thank srotideuk
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

Went to see Anthrax and Slayer. Good fast entry. Even taking into account security checks. The sound was very good. Sat down. Number of seats is quite limited. Stewards should enforce the seating rule however. I didn't pay to watch someone stand. Beer as expected...More

Thank Craig S
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4 September 2017|
Response from Hearts5Hibs1 | Reviewed this property |
One or two, but you'll have to stand to see the concert.
3 November 2015|
Response from RandRH | Reviewed this property |
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