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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cinema
“Independent cinema and cafe bar serving good food and wide choice of drinks. Wonderful ambience and different selection of films to run-of-mill cinemas”
  • 20 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“lots of nooks and crannies, old lace -making factories- all converted now but great architecture, and easy to find good food and night life.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“The food is alright here, but the drinks are my favourite bit about this place. I don't drink alcohol very often and they do great mock-tails at a great price! Also the interior is great and they have a variety of different rooms to eat and drink in, it's down a hidden alley way which is also always very cool! ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“Gig venue for Nottingham's up and coming! Usually rammed on a Saturday night.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Independant and critically acclaimed restaurant set with the Hockley shopping area. Asian and world foods.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Bar
“An usual nightclub... apparently worth experiencing if only once in a lifetime.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Establishment
“Brilliant if you like your old Pacman machines and miss the old games consoles with street fighter etc. You can also play a shed load of board games too, all whilst having milkshakes for the kids and wine for mum. They also serve snacks like chips and pizza and bowls of soup. We love this place for a chilled night out.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
  • 2 locals recommend
Store
“Just a little cosy warm fantastic place. friendly staff, great food and fantastic wines. It a place where the locals go.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“Authentic Spanish Tapas and flatbreads. Food considered delicious. Very popular. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“if you fancy some great thai food, then you can stroll to this spot and have a beer or two on the way home.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“An alternative cinema if you like a beer while watching your movie and appreciate unusual movies.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Night Club
“Umbrian restaurant in city centre with club-like atmosphere - live music on some Saturday nights. Booking essential.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bar
“One of my favourite bars in Nottingham, Look for my picture on the wall as Equity for Punks investor. Amazing selection of beers but also some nice pies.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Café
  • 3 locals recommend