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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%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (213 reviews)
“beef curry” (11 reviews)
“cottage pie” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:30 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 via mobile

Lovely place in Hull's old town with a good welcoming atmosphere. If you like ales and bitters you wouldn't be disappointed by the selection. I don't drink alcohol but there was four choice of non alcoholic beers rather than the usual Becks blue, and I...More

Thank garyjennison
Reviewed 2 days ago

This historic pub goes from strength to strength and remains a firm favourite for lunch. The great selection of ales (but interestingly only bottled cider) just adds to the attraction. The menu offers something for everyone with a daily specials board but the fish is...More

1  Thank jaspandsal
Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent old style pub in the ‘Hull.’s OldTown’ the perfect place, especially if you enjoy a pint of ‘Hand Pulled Real Ale’ served with fabulous food. The biggest problem is deciding which ‘Ale’ to choose? There is a long Bar with so many to...More

Thank V5588FMjoyceh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an evening meal after a business day and hotel accommodation. Food competent and served promptly. Wide selection of drinks and interesting heritage style decor

Thank Laindonladdie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for a sneaky drink whilst doing the fish trail. Food on other diners tables looked amazing. It wasn't eating time for us :( Lovely atmosphere friendly staff & fab surroundings, very different. Went to take photo outside. Lights were not flashing- but...More

Thank DebbieandIan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We live near lion and King and visit very regularly lunch or evening excellent food and very best ale and staff very friendly too

1  Thank Emma H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This resturant is superb and recomment to eat in Hull. Staffs are very nice. Food were great especially Fish and Chip. Bad things are Thai green curry is not Thai green curry at all taste is fine to order, and quality of food is not...More

1  Thank Nuttz D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Followed trip advisor reviews here, looked a bit odd from the outside but the inside is really quirky, was busy which was a good sign. Great selection of drinks, food is to die for! Not a huge choice which shows they do their meals well...More

1  Thank Rebecca C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a lovely home cooked lunch at the wonderfully cosy and quirky Lion and Key pub. Mum and I both had fish dishes which were spot on. Service was friendly and efficient, no complaints at all. Will definitely visit again and would highly recommend....More

2  Thank Marie B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. Hadn’t been in years then went three times in as many weeks. The pizzas are truly amazing & the chippy special is brilliant value for money. My plate was full & the patties are enormous. Well worth a visit for. Staff...More

1  Thank Rebecca O
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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 !
12 August 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.
30 May 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, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
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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