Nottingham: Getting to know the city

Wondering what to do when lectures are not in session?

Here’s a brief look at some of the must see places in a city full of  culture, nightlife, sport, big on fun, and small on cost,  the perfect place to embrace your independence!

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Fine Dining

The city is filled to the brim with chic and Instagram worthy places ti grab food with friends.


Hidden underground bunker famous for their succulent wings paired with some of the best cocktails in town.

32 Lower Parliament Street, Nottingham, NG1 3DA

Heavenly Desserts

The ultimate dessert experience, dedicated to bringing the most luxury products, distinctive quality, made with care and the highest craftsmanship.

6 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HL


Discover bars hidden down alleyways and under pavements, cool cocktail bars and cosy pubs, as well as indie hotspots and nightclubs playing the latest hits or cheesy tunes.

Experience one of the best nights out in Britain

Nottingham has been awarded a Purple Flag Award for the seventh year in a row, recognising Nottingham as one of the best nights out in the UK.

Be At One

Be At One boast an extensive range of over 100 cocktails, beers and wines. The warm and friendly atmosphere is packed with people who are just out to let their hair down and have a  good time. Don’t miss out on happy hour!

20 Victoria St, Nottingham NG1 2EX

The Alchemist

Specialists in molecular mixology cocktails & drinks. Creating exciting and unique drinks you’ll want to snap to all your friends!

11 King Street, Nottingham NG1 2AY


Pom Pom is the latest nightclub to take over the Nottingham scene, with exciting rooms  and top of the line urban art, neon signs and of course, the best music. Also 2-4-1 cocktails are available from 8pm.

Burton St, Nottingham NG1 4BT


Energetic dance club with various music genres in multiple rooms to cater to all tastes and vibes.

The Elite Bldg, 2 Queen St, Nottingham NG1 2BL

Shop till you drop…

Nottingham is consistently ranked as one of the top shopping destinations in the UK. You’ll find all the major high street names here, sitting alongside designer boutiques like Vivienne Westwood and Flannels.

There are two shopping centres in the city centre – Broadmarsh and the Victoria Centre – as well as streets of high street favourites around Old Market Square and Hockley.


Goose Fair

Visitors to the fair will enjoy more than 500 attractions – an array of roller coasters, water rides, giant wheels, bombers and dodgems, alongside the traditional funfair attractions and treats.

 Mount Hooton Rd, Nottingham NG7 6ND

The Royal Theatre

The Theatre Royal attracts major touring dramas, opera, ballet, West End musicals and an annual pantomime.

Theatre Square, Nottingham NG1 5ND

Glee Comedy Club

The Glee has everything. Great food, superb comedians, intimate music gigs and specialist shows such as burlesque performances.

 Castle Wharf, British Waterways Building, Canal St, Nottingham NG1 7EH

Rock City

Rock City is a legendary music venue and club in Nottingham, UK, hosting the best live acts and huge club nights! It’s a popular independent stage for up-and-coming bands and many student gigs.

8 Talbot St, Nottingham NG1 5GG

Hidden Gems

Cuzina Bar and Eatery

Authentic Greek cuisine in the heart of West Bridgford. Inspired by the traditional and contemporary Greek kitchen, they create modern Greek plates.

25 Radcliffe Rd, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 5FF

Kitty Café

Cats and cake. Feline fans the world over will be delighted at the chance to sip coffee and eat whilst being surrounded by cats. It’s also a rescue centre, so if you get attached to a cat, you can take it home with you! (Bear in mind that you probably will not be able to keep a cat in your accommodation and check with mum and dad before sending your new feline buddy home.                               

31- 37 Friar Ln, Nottingham NG1 6DD


Another secret part of Nottingham is the whole network of caves underneath the city. These man made caves are medieval remnants that have seen hundreds of uses, including cave dwellings, underground jails and bowling alleys. A network of caves under the castle were even used by King Edward III to capture the man who killed his father. Even today, explorers are finding new caves in the network.         
Garner’s Hill, Nottingham NG1 1HF

The Adrenalin Jungle

The best in outdoor activities in Nottingham! entertainment including paintballing, quad biking, 4×4 off road, archery, assault course, blindfold driving and off road karting activities.

Off A 614 Deerdale LaneNottingham NG22 8SY, England

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