Local places to eat – sustainable because they may have ethical credentials, or source produce locally.

Hitchcock’ Vegetarian Restaurant – Hull’s famous venue where you can help yourself from a buffet based on the cuisine of a particular country. Vegan dishes available. Evenings only. http://www.hitchcocksrestaurant.co.uk/ 

Zoo Cafe – Daytime coffee shop and veggie cafe which serves vegetarian meals and vegan options, and has a meeting room upstairs. 80b Newlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 3AB (Find us down an alley between Cash Express and Heron Foods, opposite Goddard Avenue) 10am-5pm Monday to Saturday, 10am-2pm Sundays. 01482 494352  www.tripadvisor.co.uk

BricOven Community Cafe – 22-23 Story Street, Hull (opposite the Wilberforce Health Centre). 8.30 am to 2.00 pm Mon to Fri only. Good value food and drink in friendly venue, which also offers courses and groups for craft, sewing, computer skills and more. 01482 227358

Fudge Restaurant – 93-95 Princes Ave, Hull HU5 3QP. Seasonal and locally-sourced dishes with a focus on great flavours and fresh food, In addition to the restaurant, Fudge runs a bakery next door, offers catering services and runs occasional cooking skills workshops. http://www.fudgefood.com/

Cafe Bar at Hull Truck Theatre – Food on offer is seasonal and sustainable, sourced from British suppliers who buy from responsible farmers making animal welfare a priority. Soup, jacket potatoes, sandwiches, panninis and daily specials. Open Mon – Fri 10 am to 6.45pm (5pm on non-performance nights) and 10 to 3pm on Saturday. http://www.hulltruck.co.uk/cafe-bar

Kardomah 94 – Alfred Gelder St, Hull HU1 2AN. Bar, restaurant and events venue. Pizza, salad, sandwiches and specials which sometimes include local seafood from Bridlington. http://www.kardomah94.com/

McCoys – Colonial Chambers, Princes Dock Street, Hull, HU1 2JX, Importers and roasters of coffee beans, which means the coffee is good, plus the food is made on site from fresh ingredients, sourced locally when available. http://mccoyshull.co.uk/ 

Two new projects inspired by the Leeds Real Junk Food Cafe model are under development

  • Gather Hull – Debbi Lee is in talks with venues to explore the possibility of running a Real Junk Food Cafe as a part time trial on a weekend, Project page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gather-Hull/1550263345253813
  • Respect Eternal Benefits Cafe, 104-106 The Quadrant, HU6 8NS has started serving breakfasts on Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays from 9.30 til 1.30pm on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. Potential volunteers should contact Lee-Ann, Food4Hull, 07583 194313