The 5 best restaurants and cocktail bars in Nottingham

We carefully selected the 5 best restaurants and cocktail bars that is serve the most delicious food and the most amazing cocktails in Nottingham


Rocket @ Saltwater Bar & Restaurant

This sleek restaurant is located on the second floor of the Cornerhouse complex. It is the first Rocket bar and restaurant outside of London. Rocket@Saltwater has 3 bars and a rooftop area overlooking Nottingham. On top of the vibrant interior and the outstanding food and drinks, Rocket also offers regular music events, live DJs and special movie inspired cocktails. It is one of the most popular high end bars in Nottingham and you shouldn’t miss an opportunity to go!    




The House of Coco Tang

You might have already heard of Coco Tang, if you haven’t been then it is about time you paid a visit. This gorgeous cocktail bar is dressed with neon lights that makes you feel like you have travelled back in time to the 1930s Shanghai nightclub scene, where everything is glamorous and bathed in neon lights. Locals proclaim that “you will never tire of Coco Tang” and all evidence points to the fact that that is very much the case. There are always new cocktails on the menu like the ‘American Beauty’ below, a mix of Wild Turkey Whiskey, fresh strawberries, basil and a hint of spice which was served exclusively last weekend.

Chinese Neon Lights and Drink



Tilt serves amazing cocktails with live blues music. This hidden gem is located on Pelham Street. The intimate and candle-lit settings with the soothing music in the background is perfect for taking your date on an impressive night out. If you love good food with live music you can also check out their sister restaurant The Pelican Club where you can enjoy the finest Italian food with the ambience of Live Jazz.



The Lacehouse

This cocktail bar used to be Nottingham’s lace factory. It has an outdoor area that lets you enjoy the sunshine whilst sipping your cocktail. The Lacehouse also has live music, delicious pizza and more for you to find out!   




Boilermaker has some of the most detailed cocktail menus in the UK. Their menu includes the cocktail design style, features, and even the technical information for each cocktail. If you are a person who loves detail you will fall in love with Boilermaker straight away. Besides cocktails they also serve a variety of spirits and wine, they have whiskey produced in several countries coming from from Japan to America and over 20 different kinds of tequila.   

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