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72 pubs, bars and café bars. 12 clubs and casinos. 10 entertainment venues.

Hull city centre boasts over seventy pubs, bars and café bars, offering students a huge choice of places to go to enjoy nights out. And for those that want to party til late there’s plenty of clubs and late night music venues.

Whatever your taste or style, looking for a good pint of award winning craft beer, a thirst quenching glass of gin, or a cocktail or two, there’s a massive choice.

Hull is also home to two theatres; Hull Truck and Hull New Theatre and Hull City Hall which offers great shows and gigs, four multiplex cinemas, bowling alleys and plenty of other leisure venues to make sure you have the best experience possible.

Not forgetting we’re Hull UK city of culture – with an event a day, there really is no excuse!

 Check out to find out what’s on in Hull.


Some pointers to help you on your way…

The Fruit Market area; Humber Street, Marina, Pier, Hull city centre

Thieving Harrys (probably one of the best independently owned cafes in the region).

Humber Street Distillery Co (Hull’s first ever specialist gin bar, you can test taste the 100 or so gins).

Café 64 @Humber Street Gallery (quirky industrial café/bar with panoramic rooftop cocktail lounge all within an art gallery)

Fruit Space (unique ex-warehouse cultural space with live music, gigs, comedy, theatre, cinema screenings, underground club nights, festivals and vintage markets) 

Stage@theDock is an outdoor theatre in an epic setting, located on the edge of the River Humber and nestled between Hull’s Deep, Tidal barrier and C4DI (Centre for Digital Innovation). Performance opportunities available for curators, performers and artists.

HU5 – Princes Avenue, Newland Avenue and Beverley Road

Pave Bar (Independent, locally-owned cafe bar, food, hand-pulled ales, live music in particular Jazz, comedy, readings and art)

Dive Bar (Based on famous Manhattan bar ‘Welcome to the Johnsons’ with a Hull twist, kitted out with only reclaimed furniture the bar is made from old scaffolding boards and pallets.

Roots Bar (Caribbean food, cocktails and extensive range of rum).

Larkins (Craft beers, good Sunday roast carvery and great beer garden).

TPR  (Stands for The People’s Republic, they serve world beers on tap, and play world music on vinyl, all day every day. Look out for the crisp of the week and Quiz nights on Sunday).  

Board Room Café (Licensed, with over 200 board games to play, food from Hull’s award winning Pie).


Piper Club (Open every Monday, Friday and Saturday.  Monday ‘Get Lucky’ popular student night, drinks from a quid and regular theme nights such as UV/Snow parties).

The Adelphi Club (one of the UK’s most famous small underground live music venues in a converted house one of the bars is made from an old bus and you can watch gigs from the front room through a telescope…not one to be missed).

Welly Club (Club nights and gigs in a sumptuous ballroom, intimate lounge or alternative upstairs space. You’ll probably like Shuffle on a Saturday and Jelly on a Thursday).

Spiders (Very special club, strict policy of no house/garage/hip-hop/trance music. If you like this kind of music spiders is not for you. Many legendary low priced cocktails).


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