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Suede Bar

Strolling through Hockley’s alleyways and hidden bars, you may find yourself on Heathcoat Street. Here, it’s difficult to miss Suede Bar – a sort of snazzy, retro time warp filled with good food, lovely staff and tasty cocktails. The perfect fit for the Hockley vibe. The walls are lined with cassette tapes, Teenage Mutant Ninja […]

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Rescue Rooms

Rescue Rooms is known for hosting plenty of awesome live music, but they also turn out some pretty tasty scran. I didn’t realise this until very recently, so got myself down to check out the new menu from head chef, Jamie Coleman. The bar is situated in a student area of the city, and with […]

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Last Chance Saloon

Nottingham is thumping with eateries and drinkeries as of late. And while the persistent landings of craft beer venues and fine restaurants lavish the city with tasty wares, few are going in quite as hard as and at the angle Last Chance Saloon are. Plod down the stairs to enter the gaff through swinging half-doors, […]

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Annie’s Burger Shack Breakfasts

Sure, the American diet is well-documented as being a little too indulgent and a touch heart clogging, but we’re hardly saints in England either: greasy fry ups, fish ‘n’ chips and copious amounts of Best Bitter. In a typically British fashion, we’ve become increasingly self-deprecating and apologetic about it, paving the way for hundreds of […]

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Hockley Arts Club

Squirreled away down the alley next to Q Hairdressing in the Lace Market, you’d be forgiven for missing the Hockley Arts Club entirely if you didn’t know it was there. But wander down, climb the steps and stroll into a club like no other in Nottingham. The main floor is a high-ceilinged bar that looks […]

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Tamatanga

  Enter Tamatanga and, despite being founded here and a Nottingham exclusive, you’d be forgiven for assuming it must be a franchise. But chain restaurant normality this is not… Until fairly recently, the downstairs was laid out canteen-style and while this may appeal to some who enjoy the more social style, I’m all for a […]

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BELGO Nottingham

BELGO Nottingham is now open. Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect.   Visit BELGO.com for more information and menu.

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Ugly Bread Bakery

1pm. Hockley. Prime time for the creatives of the city to venture out from their studio spaces and office hold-ups, to grab a little something to see them through the rest of the day. The queue for Ugly Bread Bakery is almost out the door. Good sign. We were escorted by Jade Vedone, manager and […]

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A Room with a Brew

We love a good pun with our pint at the ‘Lion, so new micropub A Room with a Brew is right up our street(car named Desire), purloining puns from Forster and a range of literary sources. Occupying a former antiques shop in Derby Road, RWAB is the first pub venture from Scribbler’s Ales, the Stapleford-based […]

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French Living

Only 10pm, and the bars were spilling out with lads and lasses in all their booze-soaked glory, flashing their arses and pole dancing on the lampposts. My partner and I took solace within a quaint bistro on King Street, sat in the front window, watching the children of the night for entertainment. If it weren’t […]

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