Places to Eat

Places to eat in the city 

Ambiente -

A large and exciting restaurant located in Hulls Fruit Market area serving authentic Spanish style tapas and fresh seafood dishes. Ambiente is a very popular dinner spot that is renowned for its contemporary and vibrant atmosphere as well as its great quality food and drinks.


Humber Fish Co  -

Humber Fish Co celebrates Hull’s heritage as a coastal city and as a result its menu is an appraisal of the bounty of seafood specialties East Yorkshire has to offer. Here you can feast on an abundance of sustainably sourced  seafood and crustacea including lobster, crab, mussels and oysters. With drinks options especially selected to accompany the food you are sure to enjoy what the Humber Fish Co has to offer.


 Johnson’s Restaurant & Wine Bar -

J.Johnson’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is a prominent eatery in the Fruit market area and it clear why, the restaurant is split into three attractive zones which each represent a unique way of eating. In line with the restaurants outward ‘red brick’ look - which makes it seem as though the building was plucked straight from the streets of Greenwich Village, NYC. The ground floor houses an impressive New York style Deli which serves baked Italian foccacia’s, salads and small plates. The Bistro offers its visitors a variety of food choices including charcuterie boards, steaks, gourmet burgers and pasta dishes. Lastly, visitors can visit the J Johnson’s sun terrace and soak up the sun with a glass of wine in hand (though we would only recommend this in the summer months!)


Thieving Harry’s -

Self-described as offering food ‘n’ stuff, Thieving Harry’s is the perfect place for breakfast, brunch or lunch! With plenty of options to choose from, Thieving Harry’s suits meat lovers and vegans alike. If you’re fond of  smashed avocados on sourdough, French toast, iced coffees, or IPA’s we think you should certainly give this funky food spot a visit.


Humber Street Distillery Co

Founded in 2017, Humber Street Distillery Co is an exciting hybridised space, where sophisticated socialising and drinking meets alcohol production. With a menu bursting with gin, rum, whisky, cocktails and mocktails, it is a great place to gather share a drink.


Tapasya Marina

Tapasya  Marina is a restaurant set on Hull’s Marina which serves fantastic and authentic Indian cuisine. Here you can try exceptional dishes bursting with vibrance and flavour, all whilst taking in mesmerising views of the water beyond.


Nibble -

Serving tea, coffee, breakfast and brunch; Nibble offers tasty bakes and grab-and-go goodies to hungry passers-by. If you fancy a quick drink whilst on the move or maybe even a warm sausage roll, Nibble has you covered.


Ye Olde Black Boy

Nestled in the heart of Hull’s old town, Ye Olde Black Boy is the oldest pub in Kingston upon Hull, dating back to 1729. Here staff serve six regularly changing real ales on tap as well as a whole host of other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and bar snacks.


The Deep – Private Dining -

Located in Hull’s renowned Aquarium, ‘The Deep’, lies an exciting and one-of-a- kind private dining experience. Open to  just one party per night, this exclusive and unique way of dining takes place after hours and gives you the opportunity to eat and drink in front of vast illuminated tanks filled with fascinating marine life. Here you can enjoy cocktails on entry, a private after hours tour of the aquarium and a 5 course tasting menu by the award winning restaurant Rupert & Darwin.


Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill -

Based inside of the DoubleTree by the Hilton in Hull’s city centre, you will find the acclaimed Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. Described as being the epitome of affordable glamour and sophistication, the restaurant serves a variety of popular dishes. Though steak is at the forefront of the menu, visitors can also enjoy items such as fish and chips, shepherd’s pie and gnocchi.


Cognac Restaurant -

For those searching for authentic French food the Cognac restaurant serves classics such as, French onion soup, pâté, beef bourguignon and snails. Cognac also has an impressive selection of French wines available for you to try which are sure to transport you to the streets of Paris.


Places to eat on Newland Avenue


Gusto da Gianni -

Gusto da Gianni is a great place to get some great and authentic Italian food. Though the restaurant is located at the bottom end of Newland, if you’re after an atmospheric Mediterranean ‘tavern’ style setting and homemade pizza and pasta dishes, it is definitely worth a visit.


Level Café Bar & Grill -

A longstanding social hub serving a variety of food in an airy and spacious setting. Level is a firm favourite for students who venture down Newland Avenue in pursuit of good quality food and large portions. From Thai fishcakes, to grilled halloumi, pulled pork burgers and pasta dishes, Level is a great place to convene with friends and dine. The menu also boasts plenty of vegan and vegetarian options making it a great choice for everyone.


Roots Rum Shack & Kitchen -

Celebrated for injecting a true taste of the Caribbean into Newland Avenue, Roots Rum Shack & Kitchen is a fantastic choice for anyone wanting to be transported to warmer climates for an hour or two. Known for being Hull’s only authentic Caribbean restaurant, Roots is a vibrant eatery which takes great prides in delivering great tasting food and drink to its diners. Roots has some amazing dishes available for you to try including, Jerk ribs, coconut shrimp and curry goat to name a few. Additionally, Roots has a sprawling drinks menu featuring cocktails inspired by tropical locations, a selection of over 50 rums, and plenty of soft drinks to choose from.


Craft & Dough -

Craft & Dough is every Hull University students ‘go-to’ American inspired eatery. Serving and delivering food including, dirty fries, burgers, hot dogs, ribs and wings. Should your desire for American food be encouraged by the BAAS conference, calling in at Craft & Dough might be a good idea.


El Chupitos -

A Tex Mex restaurant serving burritos, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, nachos and more. El Chupitos is a popular restaurant that serves food inspired by Mexico from 12pm each day. Here you can enjoy  hearty and flavourful food and drink in a relaxed and social setting.


The Dancing Goat -

The Dancing Goat (though not technically located down Newland Avenue) is still very close to our Campus. Having won the 2018 Hull Daily Mail Food and Drink Awards, we aren’t the only ones who believe that this quaint coffee house is still well worth a visit if you are partial to a milky coffee and a slice of cake or even a quintessential afternoon tea service.


The Barista -

Perhaps the most popular brunch spot amongst students, The Barista lures in visitors with its impressive and expansive food and drinks menu. Most who visit descend into the shop around mid-morning to indulge in menu items including,  a full English breakfast, avocado toast, shakshuka or even a New York style pastrami sandwich.  The Barista’s drinks menu is also just as impressive, offering its visitors a plethora of options including teas, coffees, cocktails and even prosecco.


Malai Thai Street Food -

A vibrant and welcoming family-run restaurant serving authentic Thai street food. The Malai Thai Street Food restaurant serves fresh and delectable exotic dishes including green and red curries, papaya salads and fishcakes. Complete with genuine oriental furnishings and lantern-like lights, Malai is a perfect place to relax and indulge.


The Aegean Taverna -

A traditional style restaurant offering diners an authentic taste of Greek culture and cuisine. With a vast menu of Greek favourites including Greek salads, mousakka, stifado and meze, plus a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, visitors are bound to enjoy eating here.


Places to eat in Beverley


Chamas Rodizio Bar & Grill -

Chamas offers its visitors a fantastic and immersive restaurant experience bursting with Brazilian pride. As a Rodizio Bar & Grill the Chamas way of dining reflects a longstanding method of cooking and serving food where visitors see a continual service of large spit-roasted meat skewers being carved on demand for each table to enjoy. With meats such as lamb, pork, chicken and beef on offer as well as gorgeous breads, salads and sides to try, the Chamas experience isn’t one to miss.


The Potting Shed -

The Potting Shed is a large and popular destination for foodies in search of classic British Gastro Pub favourites. There is something for everyone here, diners  have the choice of homemade wood fired pizzas, pies, steaks and burgers (to name just a few). Oh, and they even have a special burger dedicated to Yorkshire!


Central42 -

Located in Beverley’s picturesque market square, this restaurant is the perfect place to relax and enjoy quality food. Central42 has an impressive menu which boasts lots of authentic Spanish dishes including Tapas- making it an ideal eatery for social dining and sharing.


42nd East Bakehouse -

42nd East Bakehouse is a cosy spot ideal for indulging in something sweet. It is the perfect stop off point for grabbing a warm cookie and coffee to go. The bakehouse sells a vast array of sweet treats including (but not at all limited to), cookies, brownies, bake boxes and cakes.


Altisidora -

A classic British pub and restaurant rich in history and charm, the pub is housed in a number of whitewashed buildings which date back to the 15thCentury. Altisidora is nestled in Bishop Burton on the outskirts of Beverley and has a welcoming and sophisticated atmosphere. Here you can dine on a range of homemade pub classics such as the humble Sunday Roast as well as other modern dishes. Plus you can take the opportunity to explore a host of drinks options including craft ales, wines, cocktails, gins and soft drinks.


Nellies – The White Horse Inn -

An atmospheric and historic pub pre-dating 1666, Nellies is renowned for its old time charm and authentic gas lighting system. Visiting the pub is like stepping back in time, you can explore the old building and enjoy a beer in one of the quirky rooms whilst relaxing in front of an open fire.  Alternatively you can visit the courtyard and see the original well or even peer into the old linen press room which is complete with original wooden furnishings.


Pipe & Glass -

Just a 15 minute drive outside of Beverley sits Pipe & Glass, an esteemed and classy country style restaurant set in the green grounds of the Dalton Estate. Having been the recipients of many culinary awards including a Michelin star, this restaurant is a celebrated destination for food lovers visiting East Yorkshire who are in search of exploring experimental gastronomic creations and sampling dishes built upon exciting fusions of various cuisines.