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The Lion & Key

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48 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1QE, England
+44 1482 225212
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little pub with character. Serves excellent food especially the fish and chips which I can highly recommend. Best to book a table if you wish to eat as can get busy. Very good selection of real ales including their own CatHead ales.

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Thank Minnie502014
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service apart from waiting very long periods for food to be served. nice staff, Food average to good,Ale excellent with plenty of choices but at all impressed with the uncomfortable seating which ruins for me the ambiance of the Pub. Come on owners sort some acceptable and comfortable seating and a bit less pub by tables as you do... More 

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Thank 107123
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to visit for a bite at lunchtime when visiting Hull. Would highly recommend. Tables not always available due to popularity.

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Thank gyla2015
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent pub in Hull's Old Town, Come to the City of Culture 2017 and sample their unbeatable chips with half a fish and half a pattie/fishcake (depending on where you come from) Large selection of Real Ales and Ciders.

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Thank Christine W
Yorkshire
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought a friend from overseas here to experience how a traditional English pub should feel like, and as always, it came up to expectations. A large range of real ales are on offer, including some from the pub's own brewery, about all of which the staff are very knowledgable should you need a pointer to your usual taste. An... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub with an unusual decor (beer mats on ceiling )love it but they don't sell cider!!!.which i think is odd.not many pubs don't have a cider on draught. The only reason it's not our local.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food wa lovely prawns were cooked perfectly and one of the best fish and chips in the area, batter was divine

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recommended by a Hull Volunteer, we dined there after very heloful people lifted my electric scooter up the 6 inch step (only way in) - extremely nice lunch and good atmosphere. Again getting out was aided by a gentleman lifting my scooter down the step. A ramp would have been good but nice people were sufficient.

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Thank John B B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the best fish restaurant in hull going in the lion & key very long now still we belive number 1 in hull for food ale and service .

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Thank guy h
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been using this great pub for years but never eaten there until last week. Few people had mentioned that the fish and chips was amazing. Thought I'd give it a try it's a great pub great selection of beers and always seems busy. We reserved a table arrived and it was fairly busy. We're sat on a small table mixture... More 

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Thank Shaun J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?