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The Lion & Key

48 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1QE, England
+44 1482 225212
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“fish and chips” (216 reviews)
“beef curry” (11 reviews)
“cottage pie” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
48 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1QE, England
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Reviewed today

Fabulous place with a good welcome, fantastic range of beers, and food to cater for every taste. Add reasonable prices and you can see why it is so popular. If I lived close I would eat here every day

1  Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great fish and chips, very quaint with lots of interesting, amusing items everywhere. Great selection of real ales, staff very good and attentive as needed. Thank you.

1  Thank rayleighmark
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two friends came for an early evening meal and drinks for a birthday evening out. The pub is very welcoming with lighted candles making the old wooden pews and tables very romantic. The drinks range from a great range of real ales, gins, vodkas and...More

1  Thank . G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, great ambience, great beers!! Really impressed with this pub for both beer and food. Great selection of beers and food at a reasonable price and great quality (I had the chilli and chips), really quirky furnished which added to the great experience. Will...More

Thank 573peted
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for a curry night , food was spot on , pub is very welcoming , staff very attentive , pleanty of parking near by.

1  Thank 1000Suzi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in when passing & fell In love with this place, we didn't eat here but this give us a good reason for a return visit. The offerings from the bar are second to none plenty of different flavours to wet the appetite, I...More

Thank chesnewes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is located in hulls old town and is one to visit on your hull history trail , it must have at least 50 different gins never counted but they have a lot !!!!! And with the cast ales and their menu is tops...More

Thank paulinelangley1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. The draw back is the pub is very small and cramped. We managed to get a very small ramble for two near the bar. This meant people were pushing passed us to get drinks. We ordered lunch and opted for fish and...More

1  Thank Sheryl W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish and chips with a pint of beer. Almost full house on a Wednesday evening. Be there early. :-)

Thank Thue K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week was the fourth time we had decided to visit the Lion and Key for a Sunday Fish and Chip treat in the last 3 months and given that my wife is a great cook other places rarely get a look in. As always...More

1  Thank Paul C
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February 12, 2018|
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Response from littlecheeseplease | Reviewed this property |
Am I ? Or is the pub? I am but can’t answer for the pub ! Can I suggest asking them !
August 11, 2017|
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Response from MrsBiffo | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, only just picked up yr message. Yes I think you should book but sadly I can't answer the question about children.
May 29, 2017|
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Response from Stephen D | Reviewed this property |
I believe it to be all metered parking within the vicinity but it is usually busy there both day & evening as is a very popular area for eating & drinking. Sorry, would love to be able to help further but I actually went on... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Kingston-upon-Hull
  • Phone Number: +44 1482 225212
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