Top Bars In Hull For Students
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Top Bars In Hull For Students

Molly Raby February 12, 2023

Everyone likes a cheeky drink after work, and no-one does this better than students. University students have a lot on their plate, so can we blame them for wanted to go out for a drink (or three) every so often? If you are in the Hull area, here are some of the best student spots and top bars for you to visit.

The Haworth

This local pub is a great stop for students. It is a very short walk from the University of Hull, so you can head there straight from class if you want.

Here you can get some classic pub grub and even stop for breakfast at 10am…if you can wake up early enough. There are no less than six ciders and an equal amount of beer, all at affordable student prices.

There are several TVs located around the pub so you can watch your favourite sporting events. If sport isn’t your thing, you can pick up one of the many board games on offer and get your competitive juices flowing while enjoying a beverage.

The Haworth is located: 449 Beverley Road, Hull HU6 7LD

Ye Olde Black Boy

Ye Olde Black Boy is the oldest pub in the whole of Hull, having been founded in 1729! This is the perfect place to meet up with your friends and have a chilled catch up. If you’re looking for history, this is definitely one of the top bars for students in Hull.

There are over 100 spirits to choose from, so if you want to hit the night a little harder, you definitely can. They also serve a wide range of beer, cider and wine, so that there is something for everyone.

There is a train that goes around a 16-meter track above all the table at Ye Olde Black Boy. You can make Jayne’s Train – named after a local woman who passed away – run around the whole pub for only 50p. All the money made from this attraction is donated to Cancer Research.

Ye Olde Black Boy is located: 150 High Street, Hull, HU1 1PS

The Welly

More of an arts night club, The Welly celebrates new and upcoming live music. There are many different genres on offer here, so you simply need to check the schedule and see what attracts your attention.

Upcoming events include That Britney Club, All Metal tribute, Absolute Bowie and Women In Rock. Click here for a list of upcoming events and how to book tickets for them.

Drinks here start at £2, so it can be a great, cheap night! It is the self-described ‘biggest weekly Friday night party’, so don’t miss out!

The Welly is located: 105-107 Beverley Road, Hull, HU3 1TS

Lexington Rooftop Bar

This place is more high brow than previous options, but who says students can’t be classy too? Lexington Rooftop Bar allows you to enjoy a panoramic view of the city with floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

The drinks are slightly more expensive, but you definitely get more for your money. With the option of premium cocktails, mocktails, wines, beers and spirits, this is the perfect place for you to go to feel stylish for a night.

If you have a Valentine’s date this year, why not book in for a ‘twilight tipsy’ on the rooftop bar.

Lexington Rooftop Bar is located: 24 Ferensway, Hull, HU2 8NH

Ye Olde White Harte

This is another classic British pub that welcomes any and all people. You can get cheap but tasty beer, wine and spirits in this historic building.

Ye Olde White Harte stays open until 11pm every night, so you could use it as a pre-drinking place before heading out to the clubs. You need not book, this is a walk-in pub only.

Ye Olde White Harte is located: 25 Silver Street, Hull, HU1 1JG

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Molly Raby is a freelance journalist who works closely with GRV Media and Freshered. After completing her BA (Hons) in English Language and Creative Writing at Salford University 2022, she began her journey into the world of journalism and copywriting. In addition to writing for Freshered, Molly also wrote for The Gold and Green Crowd, interviewing jockeys, horse trainers and others within racing industry. Molly has a passion for film and TV as well as a keen interest in sports.