Fellows, Morton and Clayton

Address : 54 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH. Opened in 1895, Fellows has been a mainstay of waterside drinking for far longer than its upstart neighbour, the Canal House. But its suffered in recent years, closing down twice – which is never a good sign. Now, the Bermondsey Pub Company – the trading name for Enterprise Inns –…

Canal Trail – 2018 Edition

The Nottingham and Beeston Canal was once an important part of the city’s trade, transporting materials for industry and goods like lace and tobacco onward to the rest of the country and worldwide. On this trail, you can explore the city’s heritage and soak in a few pints in traditional pubs. Continue reading or download a…

The Barley Twist

Address : 91 Carrington Street, Nottingham, NG1 7FE. When Castle Rock announced their fourth new pub within a stone’s throw of three of its others, we wondered if they’d gone mad. However, the Barley Twist – housed in a former sweet shop – has a twist of its own, concentrating on craft beer and wines. Real…

BeerHeadZ

Address : Cabman’s  Shelter, 1a Queen’s  Road, Nottingham, NG2 3AS   The micropub business in Nottingham is booming right now, and the latest to open in a new wave of outlets is BeerHeadz – a Newark based enterprise concentrating on the good stuff. And the location couldn’t be better. A former Cabbie’s shelter in on the…

The Vat and Fiddle

Address : 12 Queensbridge Road, Nottingham, NG2 1NB. Every beer lover love a p**s up in a brewery, and here you can do just that all year round. The home of Castle Rock brewery, the Vat and Fiddle takes its playful name from the nearby huge Revenue and Customs offices. On the bar you’ll find a…

The Canal House

Address : 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham, NG1 7EH     On a sunny day by the Nottingham Canal you can mix with the pond life at lesser bars as they get tanked up on alcopops and throw themselves shirtless into the water. Or, you could avoid certain other venues and come here. The Canal House…

The Navigation

  Address : Castle Lock, Wilford Road, Nottingham, NG2 1AA               Not to be confused with the Trent Navigation, the “Nav” sits tidily away from the main drag of Castle Wharf, with its chavvy mix of ten-for-one offers on fizzy trash. Although it retains its character as a good old…