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8 of Hull’s favourite independent bars



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With some bigger chains recently moving to the city we thought it was time to shine a light on some of Hull’s best independent watering holes.

Here are 8 of Hull’s favourite independent bars that are perfect for a drink in the sun this spring…

The People’s Republic

112 Newland Avenue, Hull HU5 3AA

The People’s Republic bar on Newland Avenue was established in 2016, serving world beers on tap and playing world music on vinyl, every day.

Mr Moody’s Tavern

6 Newland Avenue, Hull HU5 3AF

Mr. Moody’s Tavern is the new Henry Yeast, now back with its original owners and bringing a new vibe to Newland Avenue. Mr. Moody’s can be found down Newland Avenue, serving a large selection of ales, beers, and ciders from around the world.


59 Princes Ave, Hull HU5 3QY

DIVE HU5 is an independent bar, music venue and coffee shop located on the busy, and popular Princes Avenue in Hull.

“Something in between Berlin, Tokyo, and New York. Light and chilled Coffee Shop through the day. Neon lit atmospheric bar/music venue by night.” It’s truly is a one-of-a-kind place. There are lots of events during the week from Karaoke on a Tuesday night to Danger zone on a Friday night.

Off The Road – Live Lounge

246 Spring Bank W, Hull HU5 3RU

Off The Road is a Music bar on the corner of Princes Avenue & Spring Bank West. Serving all your favourites on the bar and in the kitchen, with entertainment throughout the week! It’s also Dog friendly!


Kingston House, Bond St, Hull HU1 3EN

Brew is a Cafe bar located in the heart of Hull city centre. They specialise in local craft beer, loose leaf tea and freshly ground coffee. Well worth a visit day or night!

The Brain Jar

4-6 Trinity House Ln, Hull HU1 2JA

The Brain Jar is a creative space. Something which is highlighted by the mix of artists that showcase their work on the walls.

As well as being a thriving creative space, The Brain Jar is also known for its fantastic cocktails, beverages and, of course, its pizzas. On the food menu, there is a mix of small plates, sandwiches, pizzas and sides, all of which are packed full of flavour and make for a great lunchtime pit stop or evening meal.

Bar 55

 The Old Vaults, 55 Whitefriargate, Hull HU1 2HU

Situated in the heart of the city, The Bar at 55 Whitefriargate, provides a private space for like-minded professionals to socialise and network in comfort.

Membership is no longer necessary and walk-ins are welcome. Come try some of their amazing cocktails made using spirits distilled on-site by Hotham’s

80 Days Bier House

22-24 Princes Ave, Hull HU5 3QA

80 days bier haus are a small independent bar, bottle shop/off licence and webshop , downstairs at Union Mash Up selling world beers. Their Fridges are stocked with some of the most incredible craft bier from around the world! As well as seating out the front, you can pick up some of their finest biers for take out.

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