Your guide to NottsTrumps

Just like the slightly more famous card game, our unique Notts Trumps provide you with an at a glance guide to pub facilities and public transport. Please note that Notts Trumps are based on our most recent visit, so are as up to date as possible. However, some aspects – such as Camra discounts and…

Malt Cross suddenly closes

We’re genuinely gutted to share with you the news that the Malt Cross has ceased trading. This gem in the city centre is really a place to behold – one of the last working Victorian Music Hall venues outside London. The full statement was released on Twitter this evening : We report with deep regret that…. pic.twitter.com/P3kcfmPCzC —…

New brew promises to be a scream

A brand new ale is being launched to celebrate a quarter of a century of Nottingham’s original ghost walk. “Screaming Isabella” is named after one of the legendary tales often told during the weekly guided walks which begin most Saturday nights from Ye Olde Trip To Jersusalem. Nottingham Ghost Walk owner Simon Unsworth says : ““We…

Beer festival pledges outdoor experience – indoors

While most of us have been enjoying the alfresco experience of a lovely beer garden of late, the folk at Camra are already looking forward to mid October for the Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival. But with the Castle now closed for major renovations, a new venue has been chosen – the Motorpoint Arena….

NottsNight Trails : Now In Print

NottsNight has been a great success online – but there are times when you don’t want to dick about with your phone to find out where the best pubs are in any given area. So, NottsNight has launched a whole set of printed trails to help you. Inspired by our original NottNight Overground maps, there…

Become a NottsNight Volunteer

Since 2016, NottsNight has grown from a humble blog to a website we’re dead proud of. But with around 60 reviews now online – and plans to add more – it’s a bit of a job keeping up with it all. So, we’re now looking to add to our small team of dedicated volunteers to…

Uncovering Nottingham’s Hidden Treasures

More details have been revealed for a huge festival celebrating Nottingham’s caves. A massive 830 caves have now been mapped across the city by resident archaeologist Scott Lomax, and this years event – from 11th-13th May – will include the chance to explore some brand new locations. It’s the perfect companion to our own lovely…

Hucknall pub is Camra’s best for 2018

Nottingham Campaign For Real Ale (CAMRA) has announced its “Pub of the Year 2018” and “Cider Pub of the Year 2018”. The Urban/City Pub of the year and overall winner is the Station Hotel in Hucknall – which features in our very own Notts Gots and the runner up is last year’s winner the Poppy and Pint in…

Nottingham to host Caves Festival

Nottingham’s always had a great underground scene, and this coming May there’s a chance to explore even more of it. The City Council and partners are to stage a Caves Festival from Friday 11-Sunday 13 May, which give you more than a good enough excuse to check out the NottsNight Underground Trail. Designed towards the end…

All change at The Johnson Arms

All good things must come to an end, but we were sad to hear this week news that the current management team from The Johnson Arms in Lenton are moving on. Zoe, Kay and Cain posted on Facebook : “We’ve enjoyed hanging out with you, making memories, being your home from home – a lot of seriously…

Over 20 more pubs to come during #FirstyFebruary

Since the start of the month, NottsNight has been tweeting details of a different pub every day. With well over 50 bars now featuring on the blog, it seemed like a good idea to promote our inaugural #FirstyFebruary. And YOU can get involved too! All you need to do is send a tweet to @nottsnight…

NottsNight launches #FirstyFebruary

While many people have done exactly the right thing by partaking in Dry January, we thought that by the end of the month, folk would be bleddy well parched and ready for a beer, which is why we’re designating the second month of 2018 #FirstyFebruary. Every day, NottsNight will tweet a totally different pub for…

Overdraught Opening Date Revised

Totally Brewed have announced that their new Canning Circus pub – The Overdraught – will now open on Friday 16th February. NottsNight had originally been told that the bar would open during the second week of January. Then, a Facebook post announced the official opening as Friday, 2nd February. Now, the owners say : “For…

NottsNight goes underground!

It’s been a busy summer at NottsNight, and as the nights draw in we thought we’d treat you to something warm and fuzzy – pubs with caves! The brand new NottsNight Underground provides a unique guide to the city’s hostelries which feature hidden treasures. At some venues you can simply walk through the door and experience the…

NottsNight launches new city guide

It’s a little less than a year since we launched the NottsNight blog, and what started out as a bit of a hobby has turned into a growing website, featuring the very best bars in Nottingham and the surrounding areas for good beer, good service and a great atmosphere. So we’re super proud to launch…

Legendary Nottingham Pub To Reopen

Peggers, The Fox and Grapes, The Pretty Windows. Whatever you called it, there’s no doubt that the distinctive old pub on the edge of Sneinton Market gained legendary status – and something of a dubious reputation – down the years. And now Castle Rock has confirmed it’s to reopen Peggers as its latest pub in…

Purecraft suddenly closes

We’re sad to report that Purecraft bar on St Peter’s Gate has suddenly closed. The bar’s owners, the Purecraft bewery tweeted to say that today (Sunday 30th July) would be the last day of trading. In a statement to NottsNight, Purecraft’s Martin Hilton said  : “We are sorry to be closing and have enjoyed our…