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The Sailmakers Arms

££ - £££, British,
Chandlers Court 159 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
+44 1482 227437
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Chandlers Court 159 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A pretty courtyard and it looked well inside. We went on a hot day so didn’t spend long inside but I liked the look of it. Cosy and olde worlde. An excellent range of about 8 ales - I was spoilt for choice ! We...More

Thank smith1265
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Please do not come here for real ale, 3 out of 5 pints were off. Flat and vinegar flavour 😝. Stick to draught lager and cider

Thank Pickymick
Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

Always a pleasure to visit ,good service always helpfull,good food always hot,definitely recommend to try

Thank fredmay51
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Came in the other day for a quick drink, ended up getting some food. Great service, food and selection of drinks. Would highly recommend!

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Absolutely love this pub, anytime we pop in town this is our go to pub for a quiet drink. Nice beer garden and always clean. Children welcome until 8pm and dog friendly, there's a cute chocolate Labrador that stays in beer garden greeting guests! Not...More

Thank Newforest86
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Probably our favourite pub that we visited during a recent trip to Hull, only found it thanks to the Hull Ale Trail website (well worth doing!). Lovely pub with a very nice courtyard, good range of beer and did a nice cocktail. Always friendly staff...More

Thank Andy C
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Took our friends on a little tour of old Hull. Walked for miles. Knew where I was going. Had a lovely lunch outside in the courtyard. The fish chips and mushy peas were brilliant. The batter on the fish was so light and crispy and...More

Thank Lynne M
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Ordered Aparagus and broad been rissoto with garlic bread. It arrived with salad and then had to wait for the garlic bread. The portion of the rissoto was minute and the broad beans were tough as they were not skinned. At over £11 it was...More

Thank Sheila F
Reviewed 16 April 2018

A pub with no soup - how can that be?! Standard pub grub, not much vegetarian choice. Some interesting beers on tap, staff and other customers were friendly. Clean toilets.

Thank FMW13
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely pub in the streets of Hulls old town. Big bar with plenty of drinks on offer. You can also get a decent amount of traditional bar snacks!

Thank Duerds5
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Malcolm B
15 January 2017|
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Response from Russ S | Reviewed this property |
wifi is available.
David M
7 September 2016|
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Response from gillianbeadle |
Do they have hot drinks?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$17
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:30
11:30 - 18:30
19:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 18:30
19:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 18:30
19:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 18:30
19:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 19:00
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chandlers Court 159 High Street, Kingston-upon-Hull HU1 1NQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Kingston-upon-Hull
  • Phone Number: +44 1482 227437
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Nestled in the heart of the Museum Quarter, The Sailmakers Arms, a former ships chandlers, offers a varying menu of home cooked and locally sourced British cuisine. Just a stones through away from the popular Streetlife Museum it's an ideal lunch spot - child friendly, free wifi and plenty of outdoor seating. If visiting in the winter it also benefits from comfy sofas, full coffee bar including a wide range of lattes, traditional hot chocolate specialty teas and various other coffee drinks and an open fire. The pub specialises in cask ales and spirits, and also stocks a good range of lagers, ciders and soft drinks. Live music every Wednesday night from 8pm and Sunday afternoon from 1pm.
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