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Hull and East Yorkshire nightlife venues

Hull and East Yorkshire’s nightlife is extensive, vibrant and diverse. The shift in Hull’s social scene continues to see ever more pubs, restaurants and cafe bars opening in the Avenues. In the heart of the Old Town, Trinity House Lane lines up traditional pubs The Kingston Hotel and The Bonny Boat alongside The Star of the West and The Crown and Cushion – two new bars which have adopted the names of favourite hostelries from days gone by. The Brain Jar, which is opposite, is different again. Genuinely historic ale houses can be found a few steps away. The George Hotel in Land of Green Ginger boasts England’s smallest window and Ye Olde White Harte in Silver Street is home to the Plotting Parlour, with its Civil War connections. The Corn Exchange at North Church Side is one of Hull’s oldest pubs.

In Hull Marina, there’s a wide selection of food options including award-winners 1884 Wine & Tapas Bar and Tapasya@Marina as well as a string of restaurants along Humber Street. The Minerva, overlooking the Humber, continues to attract the crowds, as does the Humber Dock Bar and Grill, a popular pub at the side of the Marina. Barrow Boys, has relocated from Humber Street into much bigger premises next to Humber Dock Bar and Grill, and added a new dimension to the city’s nightlife.

Elsewhere in the region Bridlington has its high points during the off season largely thanks to the pulling power of the Spa and its packed, year-round events programme. But it’s during the summer that the resort really buzzes. Beverley’s evening entertainment package has been boosted by the bars, restaurants and cinema in the Flemingate Centre and other modern venues include the Potting Shed and Wetherspoon’s Cross Keys pub in Lairgate. The Beverley Arms Hotel has reopened after a major refurbishment, with the emphasis on the highest standards of food, drink and comfort as one of the Inns of Character under the Daniel Thwaites estate.

Our picks

The Taphouse
Cocktail making

70 Humber St, Hull HU1 1TU

Located in Hull’s Fruit Market and adjacent to the city’s picturesque waterfront, The Taphouse is the ideal place where you can relax and enjoy a drink with your friends and family.

The unique setting includes an in-house brewery where you will be able to see beers being made. You can also expect an ever-changing range of real ales, craft beers, lagers and ciders, along with many other wines, artisan spirits and soft drinks from the bar. Visit website

The Tiger Inn
Pints of beer

Lairgate, Beverley HU17 8JG

The Tiger Inn is a warm and welcoming community pub on the backdrop of Beverley Minster. Expect home-cooked food, quality ales, good wine and a growing spirits selection!

Dog friendly, the pub is a hub of the local area with weekly music and quiz nights. Serving food seven days a week from the main, lunch, afternoon tea and Sunday Lunch menus, why not become part of the pudding club where you can get a free dessert?! Visit website

Humber Street Distillery Co.
Blackberry cocktail

18 Humber St, Hull HU1 1TH

Head to Humber Street Distillery Co. for a refreshing gin and tonic. It serves over 100 varieties of gin and rum, unusual spirits, local and international craft beers and cocktails, including its very own gin, distilled on site. Visit website

The King’s Head
White wine

37-38 Saturday Market, Beverley HU17 9AG

The ethos at The King’s Head is simple, the pub is all about being excellent in everything it does; from the food and drinks served to the home-from-home space that’s been created. So whether you’re visiting for a drink at the bar, an overnight stay or a special event The King’s Head aim to go above and beyond every time you visit.

When it comes to pizzas the pub likes to think that theirs are pretty special. Using their very own dough recipe and the finest toppings they are cooked to perfection in the wood-fired oven and you can even watch them being made while you wait. Plus, The King’s Head also make the pizzas to take away. Visit website

Superbowl UK
Bowling alley

Princes Quay, Princes Dock St, Hull HU1 2PQ

Located in Hull city centre, minutes from Queens Gardens, Superbowl UK has fun covered with a range of entertainment options under one roof where families can have fun together come rain or shine. With state-of-the-art bowling lanes and adrenaline-fuelled Quasar, it’s play time for everyone. Challenge your friends to a laser tag tournament or show off your bowling skills to all the family. The bustling entertainment hub boasts a huge variety of traditional and new arcade amusements which the whole family are bound to love. Visit website

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