Nottingham’s Hidden Gems

Bromley House , Nottingham's Hidden Gems
Bromley House, Nottingham

If you’re bored of the same old places and want to see a bit more of Nottingham then look no further! We’ve chosen a few different places for you to check out whilst you’re living in this wonderful city. We promise you won’t be let down.

Pepper Rocks

Inside Pepper Rocks you will discover a secret hideaway from the bustling bars of the city centre. The retro industrial style theme provides low slung sofas and comfy seating that embraces that ‘little bit different’. Whether you’re looking for a place to relax and socialise with friends over a cocktail or you want to try your hand at their open mic nights which take place every Tuesday from 9pm then you’ve chosen the right location.

12 Pepper Street, Bridlesmith Gate, NG1 2GH



Sobar is the East Midlands’ first ever alcohol-free bar, restaurant and venue.  It’s a great venue for everyone; offering superb food, drink and original entertainment in a vibrant and welcoming environment. Sobar is a Community Interest Company so all profits go directly to Double Impact to help fund the services needed to support people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. So whilst enjoying great food and drink you’ll also be supporting a fantastic cause and helping local people to change their lives.

22 Friar Lane, NG1 6DQ

We Are Cow

This vintage clothing and accessories shop is absolutely great for that unique shopping experience. They sell handpicked items that are sourced from around the world. We Are Cow look at next season catwalks, street style, celebrities and their own own customers to keep up to date with the items you will want to be wearing.

3 Carlton Street, NG1 1NL



This independent coffee and sandwich bar located in Hockley is just a few minutes’ walk from Nottingham’s Market Square. Catering for a wide range of dietary requirements such as gluten free, dairy free, vegans and vegetarians it’s well worth seeing what they’ve got for you. All of their suppliers are local and all their delicious cakes are homemade.

21 Carlton Street, NG1 1NL


Bromley House Library

Founded in 1816 Bromley House Library houses around 40,000 books and has a tranquil and unstuffy atmosphere. There are many fine reading rooms spread over three floors of this Grade II listed Georgian townhouse.  In addition there is a beautiful walled garden, one of only two in the city centre. The library is a pleasant place to work, relax or read. Bromley House welcome applications for membership and there are plenty of opportunities to visit them.

Angel Row, NG1 6HL

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