11 of the Best Restaurants in Hull

Here’s our hand-picked guide to the best restaurants in Hull. Did you know that Hull is a little treasure trove of great things to do, see and munch on? After winning the UK City of Culture in 2017 and getting international recognition after a piece of Banksy street art appeared overnight, Hull is becoming the place to be.

With heaps of history, free museums and inspiring artwork, there are many reasons to visit Hull. With the food scene only getting better, you can also eat happy as you soak up the environment.

Feeling cheap? No need to compromise on quality, there are plenty of choices. Feeling fancy? Hull boasts many fine dining options. Somewhere in the middle? Our guide to Hull’s best restaurants has got you covered.



Hull British Grill Bakery East Yorkshire

The independent restaurant Hearth also operates as a bakery found in Hull’s Old Town. Being the first East Yorkshire to feature in the prestigious Michelin Guide in many years, there are many reasons why it is known as one of the best restaurants in Hull.

Also receiving praise from the Good Food Guide, Hearth serves modern British dishes. Customers can enjoy mouthwatering dishes cooked over fire, or low and slow in their smoker for a taste like no other. The team have combined their experience from Michelin-level kitchens and working in world-famous 5-star hotels like The Ritz, bringing Hull a great addition to the foodie scene.

10.5 King St, Hull HU1 2JJ – 01482 429203



Hull Spanish Tapas East Yorkshire

Let’s talk tapas. Situated in Hull’s up-coming Fruit Market area, Ambiente have repurposed an industrial warehouse location into an atmospheric space to enjoy a taste of Spain. Kick back and let the flavours transport you to the sunny streets of Spain.

5 Humber Street, Hull HU1 1TG – 01482 426126



Hull Sunday Lunch Brunch British Cocktails

This family-owned restaurant based outside of Hull serves delectable Sunday lunch fare in addition to traditional favourites and popular brunch dishes. This unique eatery has the ideal ‘Instagrammable’ look due to recent renovations, giving customers the perfect surroundings to sip on cocktails, enjoy their bottomless brunch with unlimited prosecco or visit for a cosy date night. Finish the week off on a high thanks to their delectable Sunday roast.

2 Ferriby Rd, Hessle HU13 0PG – 01482 738397

Humber Fish Co

Humber Fish Co

Hull Seafood East Yorkshire

Offering the best of Hull’s seafood in a relaxed but stylish restaurant environment, you can feel classy whilst chomping on fresh lobster or oysters, fish cakes or salmon – locally sourced of course.

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The restaurant has a strong nautical theme, with reclaimed driftwood on the walls and boats hanging from the ceiling to complement the marble-topped tables and leather seats, You can even eat al fresco in their private ‘Fisherman’s Cove’ courtyard. Humber Fish Co celebrates Hull’s rich maritime history in a modern and delicious way, seafood lovers will not be disappointed!

Humber Street, Hull HU1 1TU – 01482 326136

Butler Whites

Butler Whites

Hull Bistro International East Yorkshire

A casual bistro dining experience inside a reclaimed fruit merchants that makes a stunning interior. Both the décor and food perfectly combine Yorkshire heritage with modern style, Butler Whites offers a delicious meal from lunch to sophisticated evening dining. Sit back and relax, and enjoy their selection of Asian seafood, Yorkshire classics such as belly pork and fillet steak, or Italian inspired baked doughs.

2-3 Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TG – 01482 493557



Hull Indian Cuisine Awards East Yorkshire

Creative Indian fine dining restaurant Tapasya boasts a unique dining experience showcasing local produce cooked to perfection. They challenge the traditional preconceptions of Indian cuisine by fusing fresh, Yorkshire produce with ancestral cooking techniques from Northern and Southern India. After winning multiple awards and being recognised within the Michelin Guide, Tapasya is a must-visit and up there as being one of Hull’s best restaurants.

2-3 Humber Dock Street, Hull HU1 1TB – 01482 242607

J. Johnson's Restaurant & Wine Bar

J. Johnson's Restaurant & Wine Bar

Hull Wine Bar Restaurant Sunday Lunch East Yorkshire

Hull’s wine bar, bistro and deli J.Johnsons has brought a new lease of life to a previously derelict two-storey building in Hull’s trendy Humber Street. With the wine bar downstairs serving mouth-watering ‘deli plates’ to compliment your glass of choice, upstairs on the mezzanine a traditional A la Carte Bistro Menu cooks up a sophisticated and friendly meal. All complemented by the original architecture, creating a relaxed and ambient atmosphere.

Fruit Market, Kingston upon Hull, East Yorkshire, HU1 1UU – 01482 326167

The Lion & Key

The Lion & Key

Hull Sunday Lunch East Yorkshire

This unassuming pub cooks up a great meal with a friendly atmosphere. True pub-sized portions that will satisfy the hungriest bellies and the fussiest tastebuds.

48 High Street, Hull HU1 1QE – 01482 225212

Thieving Harry's

Thieving Harry's

Hull Cafe Brunch East Yorkshire

Get retro at Thieving Harry’s. The place to munch on brunch or perhaps a burger, washed down with a glass of vino (because why not). Bring the kids along to join the fun. Described as serving ‘food ‘N’ stuff’ and a ‘social food club’, Thieving Harry’s is the best place to hang out and choose from quality beers, coffee, cake and more. So cool they even have their own merch, Thieving Harry’s embodies Hull’s arty, laid back vibes so you don’t have to go hungry while you soak up the culture.

73 Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TU –  01482 214141



Hull Brunch Cafe East Yorkshire

Rustic vibes calling to you? The Fruit Market location of this trendy eatery is the perfect place for brekkie or sweet treats; or take advantage of Nibble’s constantly changing menu for the top produce of the day. Word on the street is the vegan breakfast is particularly good.

Queen Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1UU – 01482 321506

Dope Burger

Dope Burger

Hull Burger Bar East Yorkshire

Reflecting Hull’s street art scene, Dope Burger offers well-priced (and very large) burgers. Munch your way through their food and leave with a full but very happy belly. Famed for their unicorn bagels, a truly American treat, no size is too large for Dope Burger as they serve up legendary Rainbow Burgers and Rainbow Cheesecakes that have to be seen to be believed!

18 Witham, Hull HU9 1BY – 07879 334242

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