The Brickyard – Carlton

Address : 1a Standhill Road, Carlton, Nottingham, NG4 1JL Should you find yourself needing a book on vintage transport, or a Nepalese meal served at the lowest possible level compared to Everest, this part of Carlton Hill is just what you need. Oh, and it also have a rather nice pub. The Brickyard was opened as…

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…

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…

Curious Tavern/Lost Caves

Address : George Street, Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 3BP This isn’t a typical NottsNight venue, and yes, you may find drinks in test tubes served by hipsters wearing unicorn hide aprons. But bear with, because there are signs of redemption. Well, a few. The Curious Tavern is part of a small group of venues in Nottingham whose…

Hockley Trail 2019 Edition

Hockley is the beating heart of Nottingham’s weekend party scene, and as such you’ll see dozens of bars vying for custom. So it’s nice to be able to step away from the gimmicks and enjoy some of the area’s more traditional watering holes. You can still find great ale here, and a growing craft beer…

The Head of Steam

Address : 7 High Pavement, Nottingham, NG1 1HF The Lace Market can be a challenging place for newcomers. We’ve seen bars open and close here within a matter of weeks. So it’s good to see the Head of Steam – run by Hartlepool brewery Camerons – holdings its own and doing well here. The two floors…

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…

Doctor’s Orders, Carrington

Address : 351 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG5 2DA. It was Nottingham’s first ever micropub. Set in a former pharmacy, “prescriptions” were dispensed from a hatch in the cosy living-room sized bar. But that was then, and today the Doctor’s Orders – under the management of the Magpie Brewery – has expanded in size, making excellent use of the…

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…

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…

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…

BeerHeadZ

CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE 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…

The Salutation Inn

Address : 75 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham, NG1 7AA. One of three pubs laying claim to be Nottingham’s oldest. the Sal boasts the date 1240 above the door. Or maybe that’s the opening time. Whatever it is, the Salutation offers plenty of history. And rock music. Lots of rock music. Although bands usually play upstairs, it’s likely…

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…