Secret Bars In Nottingham

We all like to feel as though we're in the know, which makes hidden bars even more exciting. From subterranean drinking dens to unassuming shopfronts and creative hubs tucked down side streets, there are plenty of unique places for illicit sipping in our city. Wow on a date night, impress your pals and enjoy a quirky night out with our guide to the very best secret bars in Nottingham.

Last updated on 23rd November 2021

The Hockley Arts Club

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Hidden down a back street is one of Nottingham's best secret bars, the Hockley Arts Club. A creative space for social eating and drinking, this unique multi-storey venue features a ground floor pub area, a bar and restaurant in the middle and an upstairs gin and prosecco den. 

Located behind an actual boiler shop, this renowned speakeasy is up there with the coolest bars in town. Looking for a secret bar for a date in Nottingham? Boilermaker is sure to have that special someone swooning with its chilled out vibe and handcrafted cocktails. 

Coco Tang

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Coco Tang is one of the best hidden bars in Nottingham's city centre. The Asian-inspired subterranean speakeasy prides itself on bespoke liquors and tart tonics to liven up its mixes.Served in crystal glasses, tea sets and ornate vases, they definitely to add to the exclusive vibe. 

Championing the winning combo of wings and cocktails, Bunk is a brilliant secret Nottingham bar. Swing by their Stoney Street outpost, which can be found down a staircase, and make the most of their cracking happy hour deal offering a third off wings and £5.50 cocktails. 

A treasure trove of vintage wares, including a wall of labels and a bar made up of pennies, Lost Property is a unique secret hotel bar in Mercure Nottingham City Centre George Hotel. The underground bar is a local favourite for its diverse menu of premium and classic cocktails.