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10 of the best: Hull’s Cheap Eats



Lime Tandoori


Situated near to the junction of Beverley Road and Cottingham road – no too far from uni – Lime Tandoori is a well-kept secret among locals. A chef’s special curry with rice and the obligatory naan bread won’t set you back any more than a tenner. This place has a huge range of curries from across India to choose from, from mild to fiery. If you like a beer or a glass of wine with your curry, you can bring your own – win!


El Chupitos


Mexican street food joint El Chupitos brings Mexico City to Newland Avenue. The portions are huge, and the food is delicious. If you’re a meat lover, try the Adobo Steak burrito – you’ll thank us later.


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With an unassuming appearance and a relaxed vibe, you can expect a typically friendly Kurdish welcome at Kurdistan on Spring Bank. This place is rated 4.5 on trip advisor and all food is cooked fresh before your eyes. People flock to Kurdistan for the charcoal grilled dishes, more than generous portions and brilliant value for money.


Roots Bar


Set your taste buds ablaze with authentic Caribbean cuisine in the heart of Newland Avenue. Roots Bar throbs day and night to the sound of reggae music and chatter, as this is both a popular eating and nightlife venue. From fiery curries, to veggie dishes, shrimp roti, jerk chicken and even goat, there’s something for everyone.


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Zoo Café


Tucked away in an alley down Newland Avenue (next to Heron), veggie and vegan place Zoo Café is the perfect place for a late, leisurely breakfast. A cooked breakfast will only set you back £6.50, while egg on toast comes in even less at £3. French toast is £2.80, if you feel like something sweet. There’s a great outdoor seating area, so on a nice day you can bask in the sunshine.


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Dope Burger


A tiny kiosk on Anlaby Road near the train station, the hugely popular Dope Burger serves up juicy, take out burger with loads of mouth-watering toppings to hundreds of hungry punters. The recently-opened sit down Dope Burger, in Witham (just outside of the city centre) provides a super-casual setting to fill up and chill out.


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Next to the revamped Hull New Theatre, rich, indulgent Chinese food is the order of the day at Yinjibar. Experience restaurant-quality Chinese dishes at prices you’ll only find in a takeaway. Yinjibar has won TripAdvisor’s best Chinese restaurant in Hull – and with good reason!




A mix of great food and regional culture, Kardomah94, on Alfred Gelder Street, regularly hosts music, theatre, comedy and even poetry, served up with a diverse menu. The pizzas are simply enormous, and are great to work your way through as you take in some culture. Check out Kardomah94’s upcoming events here.


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The true meaning of all you can eat, Wings has a truly international menu, and you can eat to your heart’s content for just £11.95 from Monday to Thursday. Food is topped up constantly, so what you’re eating is always hot and fresh – perfect for a pocket-friendly fill up. Find Wings on Ferensway, opposite St Stephens.


Thieving Harry’s


Go upstairs in Thieving Harry’s for great views over the marina, or sit outside and enjoy the sunshine in Humber Street. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the chefs at Thieving Harry’s restaurant/café/bar cook using only the finest, locally sourced ingredients, while the baristas take their coffee preparation very seriously indeed. Sunday nights are reggae nights at Thieving Harry’s, try it once and you’ll end up coming back time and time again.


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