Top things to do

Top Choice Area in Hull

Old Town

Hull's Old Town is where a grand minster and cobbled streets flush with Georgian town houses give a flashback to the prosperity the town once knew. It occupies the thumb of land between the River Hull to the east an…
Top Choice Aquarium in Hull

The Deep

Hull's biggest tourist attraction is The Deep, Britain's most spectacular aquarium, housed in a colossal angular building that appears to lunge above the muddy waters of the Humber like a giant shark's head. Inside,…
Top Choice Museum in Hull

Wilberforce House

The wealth that Britain amassed as the world's first industrial nation was directly aided by the transatlantic slave trade, and this important museum ensures that the facts are told, detailing the part that Britain …
Top Choice British in Hull

The Old House

Once an old pub, now the base of Hull street-food brand Shoot the Bull, this lovely restaurant does refined comfort food exceptionally well. Locally sourced meat and fish might translate into blow-torched mackerel f…
Top Choice Cafe in Hull

Thieving Harry's

Thieving Harry's has all the trappings of a favourite local cafe: friendly faces, a breezy casual vibe, strong coffee and generous brunches, all wrapped up in a comfy warehouse conversion with mismatched retro furni…
Top Choice Pub in Hull

Olde Black Boy

A favourite watering hole of poet Philip Larkin, Hull's oldest pub has been serving ale since 1729. Oak floors and roof beams, dark-wood panelling and a snug log fire in winter make for a great atmosphere, and there…
Indian in Hull

Tapasya Marina

Marrying old and new in a converted warehouse with giant windows onto Hull's marina and a projector showing old black-and-white films, this sharp modern restaurant specialises in fine-dining Indian fusion cuisine us…
Cocktail Bar in Hull

Humber St Distillery

This ambitious, gin-obsessed cocktail bar in the heart of Hull's Fruit Market area has dark-wood bar panelling offset by exposed-brick walls. The gin menu is a tome of around 150 world gins, including many local and…
Gallery in Hull

Humber St Gallery

This slick three-storey contemporary gallery in a former banana-ripening warehouse anchors Hull's revamped Fruit Market. Rotating exhibitions celebrate international and local visual art, design, photography and fil…
Museum in Hull

Maritime Museum

In the early 19th century Hull had the largest whaling fleet in Britain, providing the whale oil that greased the wheels of the country's industrial revolution. This interesting museum is stuffed to the gills with s…