Places to eat:

Kardohmah – for cheap eats and relaxed atmosphere
Hitchcock’s – for tasty vegetarian meals (booking advised)
Dope Burger – pictured! A Hull institution! For burgers and fries on the go, or after a night out
Hull Pie – worth the walk for a homemade pie and mash, best of all they do takeout/deliveries!
Marrakech – good, traditional Moroccan dishes
Larkin’s – relaxed atmosphere and good drinks selection
Kitchenette No. 6 – great range of meals and fantastic little venue
Minerva – good ol’ pub grub in a great pub in the Marina
Heiseiya – traditional and tasty Japanese food (takeout only)

Places to drink:

Humber Street Gallery – newly opened, with a great selection of drinks and the famous* Dead Bod artwork, among regular contemporary exhibitions
Humber Street Distillery – great selection of gin and cocktails and good atmosphere!
Furley & Co. – lovely cocktails in a small intimate venue
Head to Princes Avenue and Newland Avenue for a selection of great independent bars and pubs, including Lucca cocktail bar, Pave and Level.
*famous in Hull!


Thieving Harry’s has a good selection of hot and cold drinks, great interior and right next to the marina.

Fudge, Planet Coffee, English Muse and Pave (link above) are all in the Avenue’s area which is worth a visit.

However, for something a bit closer try Waterstones Cafe for a quiet working environment (and good cake) or McCoys for a more traditional tea room with lite-lunches.

There are of course Costa’s, Starbucks and Cafe Nero within walking distance of Hull Truck.

What’s on in Hull:

Extend your stay and take in some of the culture! Hull City of Culture has several events, shows and exhibitions each week. Take a look at for more info and latest listings. Here are our top picks:

Hull International Photography Festival – running throughout November at the great HIP Gallery.

The City Speaks – send messages up the tidal barrier. A year long installation which is a lot of fun if you’re by Humber Street!
Carnivalesque: The Mark Wigan Art Show – exhibition from the personal archive of illustrator and artist Mark Wigan.
Ferens Art Gallery is always worth a visit – pop in and see the Turner Prize and visit Hull for the first time!
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