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The Peacock

Nottingham is currently excelling in its vegan options: Alley Cafe, The Natural Food Company, The Angel, Annie’s, Hartleys, Oscar and Rosie’s, and the brand new 100% vegan Amala Living Foods, to name but a few. Now, The Peacock. One of DH Lawrence’s old haunts, the pub is the first pub in the city to go 100% […]

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Inferno Pizza

Inferno, at surface level, is like Subway for pizza. But delve a little deeper and you’ll see it is so much more than that. None of this solemn-look-when-you-ask-for-a-bit-more-bacon nonsense; all pizzas are one size (11”) and cost one price (£7.95), and it’s completely up to you how much gear you want to whack on that […]

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Cured

The Avenue in West Bridgford is a strip of delights: posh charity shops, banging paninis, and a park where you can roll about in all that money you’ve definitely not been spending on bread and lard. And Cured, who you should definitely pay a visit to if you’re into pure quality with a sprinkle of […]

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Curious Manor

Trinity Square is an absolute goldmine for delicious wares, and a recent contender to join the top rankin’ is Curious Manor. Downstairs is a bar stocked to the brim with the most intriguing solutions, and a smartly dressed ‘tender who’ll knock you up a spiffing concoction. With the recent sunny weather, it’d be just swell […]

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Filthy’s

The word ‘filthy’ might not be one you want to hear a food reviewer use – and no self-respecting establishment would want to read that word used in context to its grub either. But, as with everything in life, there’s always an exception to a rule. And that exception is in the form of the […]

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Herbert Kilpin

Herbert Kilpin: a butcher’s son from Nottingham whose fancy footwork took him to Italy, where he went on to found a little football team by the name of AC Milan. Not heard of him? That might be about to shift, thanks to the people behind Boilermaker and Junkyard naming their latest venture after him. Situated […]

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The Angel Microbrewery

The closure of The Old Angel marked the end of an era for a much-loved pub. With a massive scaffolding question mark over its future – more student flats? The Libertines as landlords? A return to a church-cum-brothel? – we let out a collective sigh of relief when we discovered that the man behind The […]

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Thaikhun

Following its revamp, Victoria Centre has suddenly exploded with restaurants. One of which, continuing the Thai street food craze, comes in the form of Thaikhun. But where the busy decorations, tuk tuks and Singha beer posters of Maid Mazza’s Zaap hit you hard, Thaikhun is a touch more smoothed out. However, not without its quirks: […]

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Riverbank Bar and Kitchen

Riverbank There are two things in this world that fill me with insurmountable joy; getting my money’s worth and eating good scran. At The Riverbank Bar and Kitchen, you can do both – eating like a king or queen for the price of a pauper. Well, a well-off pauper by pauper standards. With one course […]

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Bunkers Hill refurbishment

The earliest record of a public house at the site of Bunkers Hill is 1799. Their most recent refurbishment brings craft beer fridges, brass beer pumps, cherry red leather and the ubiquitous raw brick interior walls. A cracking place for a pint and some food. Bunkers Hill website

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