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The Lion & Key


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

Really great place quaint foods good great choice of beer and spirits, I especially like the beer mats on the ceiling and the wooden wagon wheels for lighting, will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank amell66
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

However lots of tables reserved on a Friday night which is a no no in my book. Especially in a pub (this is not a restaurant) and to top it off they never turned up! Beers very good and so was the food. We as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ritasuebobtoo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We’ve eaten here a few times and normally we’ve not any issues. Food was always lovely and the service likewise. On our latest visit we arrived sometime around 1930, we queued to order our food behind a couple of groups placing large drinks orders. This...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank OriginalSauce
Reviewed 5 days ago

Weekday lunch was wizard in olde worlde surroundings and furnishings. A wide range of unusual ales of which we were invited to taste several before deciding , they were jolly good indeed ( three pints each ) hic !! . Lunch was fish chips and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Joe W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Came in for a couple of drinks and what a lovely place! Great choice of drinks and in a great part of Hulls beautiful old town.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Voyage237045
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for proper fish and chips, we certainly found what we were looking for here! Real quirky pub serving excellent home cooked food with (most importantly) made to order Fish and Chips. All really reasonably priced too :-) We will definitely be coming...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank anniebbb2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion came across this establishment via the good reviews on Trip Advisor. Booked a table and was glad we did as the place was full when we arrived. Easy to understand why as there was a lovely...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Maslass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A friend recommended the fish and chips at the Lion & Key. They were delicious!! Our son was visiting. He lives in London, and fish and chips are a treat for him when he comes to Yorkshire. The pub has a good atmosphere.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Explorer625411
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lion and key is a great place to check out real ales, we went with friends who really enjoyed the selection of ales, there must have been around 12 -15 beers available!....great staff are always friendly and you can try as many of the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Supercar Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best pub in Hull in my view! We love coming to the city and visiting the Old Town pubs but especially this one.There is a wide range of beers to choose from ( dark to light) and you can taste before you...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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21 February 2019|
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Response from Oilcanman | Reviewed this property |
11.30 to 5 on a Saturday & Sunday. 11.30 -8 in the week
13 February 2019|
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Response from Stephen C | Reviewed this property |
yes local
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Am I ? Or is the pub? I am but can’t answer for the pub ! Can I suggest asking them !
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