While it may be a chain, this branch of the popular bar is housed in a converted church. Whether you're after a Pimm's or a pew, this is a unique and gorgeous setting for few drinks.
Cool and Quirky Bars in Nottingham
Nothing beats a good drink and for those days where the pub around the corner just won't cut it, you need a unique bar. From hidden speakeasies to bustling party spots, Nottingham is home to some iconic bars and pubs. Whether you're after a quirky craft beer or a classic cocktail with all the frills, we have rounded up some of the best boozers right here in the Queen of the Midlands. Read more about Nottingham's unique bars and alternative watering holes.
With over 50 craft beers on offer, keg tables and beer brewed onsite in their microbrewery, you could say this pub has got the beer down to a T. You'll also find an extensive gin list alongside a vast wine selection.
This famous cocktail club has some truly extraordinary offerings; from a special cocktail menu created by bartender Charles Roche, to the vintage interiors evoking old school glam.
Nestled in the heard of the city on Middle Pavement, this Italian wine bar is famed for their wine tasting experiences and bespoke bottles. Go for a blind tasting and score points in teams by identifying 6 wines.
As one of the last remaining music halls in the country, Malt Cross is a truly historic pub. Hosting regular art classes, workshops and music events, this is a prestigious location for heritage, live music and art.
Hidden away within an old boiler shop (hence the name), this secret bar is a renowned speakeasy. Expect superb cocktails at reasonable prices, with a daily happy hour for even more fun.
Expect an eclectic mix of textures, taste and flavours from Nottingham's resident Vietnamese-inspired alchemists. Coco Tang oozes style and is the perfect place for after work drinks on the roof garden or a night out with friends, as DJs turn the place in to a club.
The Bodega is a live music venue, acting as a bar by day and club by night. Arctic Monkeys, Coldplay and Florence + the Machine have all taken to the stage on their way to the top and this is a perfect place to discover new and emerging talent.
An uber-cool neighbourhood hangout, this minimalist bar boasts over 15 American, British and European beers on tap. Fill up on hot wings and sloppy joes, then wash down with a glass of your favourite hoppy stuff... or barrel it up in your very own 64oz flagon to take home.
With a penchant for all things rum, this charming cocktail bar is rooted in history, as it is located in one of Nottingham's former lace factories. With a contemporary loft style design, you can expect laid back vibes.
Neon lights and Olympic-size ping pong tables go hand in hand with quirky cocktails and metre-long pizza at this super-cool hotspot. Expect live music, DJs and non-stop dancing as sun goes down.
If it's live blues, original cocktails and attentive service you're after, this Pelham Street gem has it all. Discover your new favourite tipple as smooth sounds provide the soundtrack to your evening.