The Best Student Pubs and Bars in Preston

June 21, 2019 - piranha - Preston Student Life

The city of Preston is an attractive and lively location suitable for everyone. In and around Preston there is plenty to do, whether it’s outdoor and cultural activities or visiting restaurants and cafes, you won’t be disappointed.

Preston is known as a busy city, making it the perfect location for Uni Students. There are many pubs and bars which are suitable for daytime food and drinks, restaurants for evening meals, and of course, plenty of clubs for partying!

From a quiet pint to a big night out, the city has it all. Some of the best places are tucked away on side streets which you may not know about. Although, the main bars on Church Street are very popular on Friday and Saturday Nights.

Now, we know it can be difficult being a student visiting a new city and not knowing where to go for a meal or night out. Don’t worry, we can help! We have created a list of a variety of pubs and bars which are definitely worth visiting.

1. Review

Review, also know as ‘Preston’s famous 360-degree bar’. You can visit the bar on Thursday evenings through to Saturday night for possibly the best cocktails in the city.

It offers a relaxed atmosphere during the day which then turns into an upbeat and bouncing destination bar at night. The bar serves classic cocktails, quality wines, international beers, as well as classic spirits and mixers.

Review can be found on the bottom level of the Preston Guild Hall and is in a perfect location which is nearby to plenty of other bars and nightclubs.

Address: Preston, Lancaster Road, PR1 1HT

Phone: 01772 920800

2. Wings and Beer

Wings and Beer, located down Cannon Street off Fishergate, is a must-visit for all sports enthusiasts. The sports bar is a one-stop destination for enjoying high-quality food, whilst watching popular sports matches on screen.

You can pop into Wings and Beer whenever you fancy, whether you’re visiting for a nibble or having a party feast with your family and friends. The bar has a huge food and drinks menu, offering free range wings and handmade burgers, craft beer, ciders and cocktails. It also offers alternatives, from vegetarian and vegan dishes to suit the customer’s needs.

Again, the sports bar is in an ideal location and is a great bar to start the night off with before heading into the nearby pubs and clubs within the city centre.

Address: 37-38 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NT

Phone: 01772 204 323

3. Yates

Yates Preston has been located in Preston city centre for over a century. The pub is only a few minutes’ walk from the bus station, as well as a 10-minute wall to the train station. It is open 7-days a week, both during the day and night.

In the daytime, the pub offers a huge food menu, including deals such as 2 meals for £7.95, and a vast range of drinks at great value. At night, it transforms into a popular and lively venue in town, with DJs on from 9pm-3am (Friday & Saturday).

Yates is ideal for parties, watching sports events and has a wide selection of drinks to choose from. Make sure to give it a visit!

Address: 144-146 Church Street, Preston, PR1 3AB

Phone: 01772 556941

4. Evoque

Evoque is a popular nightclub in Preston, bringing the very best of music and entertainment. It’s one of the favorite Preston venues with uni students, and offers VIP booths, 2 different rooms of music and 5 bars!

Evoque is situated on the famous Church Street. It has regular guest spot DJ’s, bringing a great atmosphere, and also the occasional top celebrity guest appearance. What’s not to love!

The nightclub is definitely a place to visit on your next student night out in Preston.

Address: Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BU

Phone: 01772 252882

5. Twelve Tellers

Located in the city centre, Twelve Tellers is an easy pub to get to. The Weatherspoon pub has a cosy interior and a vast amount of seating. It is the ideal place to meet up with your friends and enjoy a casual drink.

You will find all the popular beers, spirits and soft drinks, as well as an extensive food menu of cheap and cheerful pub grub. The unique venue is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with free hot drinks refills all day, every day. During the evening it has live entertainment and events suitable for everyone.

Address: 14-15 Church Street, Preston, PR1 3BQ

Phone: 01772 550910

6. Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay, the Caribbean Restaurant brings a lot more culture to the city of Preston. The venue offers a very exciting menu with a unique blend of Caribbean spices, warming rums and range of different cocktails. From vegan options to the ultimate meat feast, there is something for everyone at Turtle Bay!

If you’re a cocktail lover, then this is the place for you. Turtle Bay has a 2’4’1 Cocktail Happy Hour during selected hours which makes it a great place to start your night out. If you’re looking for fun, flavour and a great time in Preston, make sure to try the restaurant out. It is advised to book in advance as it can get busy, especially over the weekend.

Address: Crystal House, Birley Street, Preston, PR1 2AQ

Phone: 01772 824800


There you have it! We hope you have found this article useful and visit the pubs and bars in Preston sooner rather than later. For more information about Bellvue Students, make sure to find out about our Student Accommodation or contact us today for any enquiries.


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