Works Social Guide to Eating Out
#eatouttohelpout #supportlocal #nottingham #independents
A key highlight of getting back to the office is where to go for your safe distance sarnie or socially responsible after work wind down. In Nottingham we are blessed with a vibrant community of independent businesses that have worked really hard over lockdown to ensure they can remain open and safely serve the folk of Nottingham as we cautiously return to the real world.
As an independent ourselves, we always looking for interesting places to recommend for a bite to eat, place to meet or after works social for our members. The National #EatOutToHelpOut scheme may be over but there are plenty of places locally with extended or regular weekly offers. Check out our curated guide of 30+ Nottingham independent favs for you to explore for your breakfast, lunch break or after works social, Cheers :)
Hungry PumpkinWHERE Our favourites! Just around the corner from us (opposite St Mary's Church)WHEN Mon - Fri 8.30am - 3pm, Sat 9.30am - 3pm | Eat-in or takeawayWHAT A Friendly, Cosy Italian Cafe with Hearty Breakfasts and Delicious Deli-style Lunch Menu
RocketWHERE Opposite Pitcher & PianoWHEN Mon-Fri 8am-3pm | TakeawayWHAT A Vegetarian Cafe in the making, currently operating as a handy Pop-up sandwich kiosk
Lace Market Hotel
WHERE Opposite the National Justice Museum and the corner of St Mary's Church
WHEN Mon-Sat 2-5pm, Fri-Sat 5pm-Late
WHAT Great for Afternoon Tea during the Week and Cocktails in the Evening
Cock & HoopWHERE Next to the Lace Market HotelWHEN Mon - Thurs 12pm - 10pm, Fri - Sat 12pm - 11pmWHAT Amazing Pub Meals and Fantastic Real Ales.
OFFERS £2.50 pints and 50% off food all day Monday
Deli-ciousWHERE Cafe inside the National Justice MuseumWHEN Eat-in or Take away Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5pmWHAT Good for Deli Salads, Jacket Spuds & Sweet Treats
Pitcher & PianoWHERE Next to the Nottingham ContemporaryWHEN Mon - Thurs 10am - 12am, Fri 11am - 1amWHAT Pub Grub with a Fancy Twist and an Evening Cocktail Bar
Contemporary Cafe Bar
WHERE Ground floor, inside the Nottingham Contemporary
WHEN Tues - Fri 10am - 6pm
WHAT A Modern, Trendy Cafe with Vegan, Veggie and Gluten-Free Friendly Food.
Great for meetings
Cartwheel CafeWHERE Low Pavement, near the shoemaker :)WHEN Mon - Fri 8:30am - 5pmWHAT Relaxed, quaint cafe & roastery offering coffee drinks, baked goods & toast with toppings
Penny LaneWHERE Fletcher GateWHEN 12pm - 1amWHAT A fun Restaurant, Bar and 2p Arcades!
Magic GardenWHERE Low Pavement, a 5 minute walk from Works Social (the old Jamie's Italian)WHEN Midday - 11pm EverydayWHAT A Beautiful, Hidden Away Cocktail Bar & Kitchen with a Secret Outdoor Cinema
The Kilpin Beer Cafe
WHERE Down an alley way near the Ibis Hotel off Fletcher Gate
WHAT A beautiful modern pub in the city centre specialising in great cask and keg ales, and freshly prepared, healthy comfort food. A beer garden too!
The Tap HouseWHERE Byard Lane, off Fletcher Gate (Old Paul Smith shop)WHEN Mon - Thurs 3-11pm, Fri 3pm-12amWHAT A Self-Service Beer, Wine & Pizza House
Coco TangWHERE Byard LaneWHEN Daily 11am - 10pm
WHAT Oriental Cafe, Restaurant and Bar with Street-Style food
Happy Dough LuckyWHERE The Lacehouse bar, Stoney Street (2 Minute walk)WHEN Lunch to Late-NightWHAT Pizzaria with Classic and Creative toppings
Pelican ClubWHERE St. Mary’s Gate, Next to Debbie BryanWHEN Tues - Sat 5-11pmWHAT An exciting Italian Restaurant and Cocktail Bar with Authentic Food and Live Jazz Music
DinoWHERE Warser Gate, a 5 minute walk from Works SocialWHEN Tues-Fri 12pm-12pmWHAT Stylish, warmly lit Mediterranean bar and restaurant
The Angel MicrobreweryWHERE Stoney Street (Next to Lace Market Fishbar)WHEN EverydayWHAT A legendary Pub, eatery and micro-brewery serving up a variety of organic and ethically-sourced meat, vegetarian and vegan dishes.OFFERS 50% off food on Wednesdays up to 7pm
Kigali CafeWHERE Hockley, Stoney St (Opposite Lace Market Fishbar)WHEN Tues-Fri 10-3WHAT An amazingly independent Coffee Shop with a Cosy Feel that supplies Outpost Coffee!
FlavoursWHERE Hockley, Opposite Ice NineWHEN Mon-Fri 8am-5pmWHAT Amazing Salad Boxes & Breakfasts on-the-go!
Ugly Bread BakeryWHERE Carlton St, HockleyWHEN Mon 11am - 6:30pm, Tues-Fri 11am-5pmWHAT Delicious Deli-Style Salads, Sandwiches and Pizzas to Eat-in or Take AwayOFFERS Variable lunch offers on Tues, Weds, Thurs
Coffee X SpudWHERE Opposite COW Vintage in HockleyWHEN EverydayWHAT Good coffee and wholesome spuds
VivaWHERE 6 Goose Gate, HockleyWHEN Mon-Fri 5-10pmWHAT A Warm Cafe-Restaurant with Traditional Indian Street Food
Jam CafeWHERE Heathcoat St, HockleyWHEN Variable - Check them out on InstagramWHAT A lively Cafe-Bar with Live Music, DJ Sets and Alfresco seating
YolkWHERE 29 Goose Gate, HockleyWHEN Coffee 8am - 7pm, Breakfast 8am - 12pmWHAT Egg-based breakfasts and Brunches that are Vegan and Vegetarian Friendly
WHERE Goosegate, opposite Sue Ryder
WHEN Weds - Thurs 12:30-11pm
WHAT Great drinks, cosy atmosphere and a simple build your own menu - perfect for lunch
DelilahWHERE Victoria St.WHEN Tues-Sat 9am-5pmWHAT A Traditional Deli with a huge selection to Eat In or Take Away
Fox CafeWHERE 9 Pelham St (near Zara)WHEN 8:30am - 6pmWHAT A Cosy, Veggie & Vegan Friendly Cafe with Amazing Salads and Sharing Boards
YamasWHERE Thurland St.WHEN Mon-Thurs 4-9pm, Fri 12-9pmWHAT Authentic Greek Cuisine with Traditional Mediterranean Tapas & Meze
PokewavesWHERE Vic Centre, Tower Clock DiningWHEN Mon - Sat 11am - 7pmWHAT Traditional Hawaiian-Style Poké Bowls with an Authentic Taste!OFFERS £5 off every Mon - Wed of September when you order with Deliveroo
Bistrot PierreWHERE Milton St, Opposite John LewisWHEN Mon - Sat 11:30am - 9:30pmWHAT Relaxed Bistro, Freshly Made, Authentic French-Style Food
OFFERS Afternoon Tea now available for £11.95 pp
Clean Cut KitchenWHERE Clock Tower Dining, Vic CentreWHEN 11:30 - 15:00 Mon - SatWHAT Healthy Fast Food to Eat in or out!
Our other favs...
BlendWHERE Sneinton MarketWHEN Mon-Fri 8:30am-4pm, Sat & Sun 9:30am-4pmWHAT An Independant Artisan Coffee shop with Street-Style Sandwiches to Eat in or Take Away
CuredWHERE Carrington St.WHEN Mon - Thurs 10am - 11pm, Fri 10am - 12amWHAT A casual cafe-bar with Cheese Boards & Wine, Toasted Sandwiches & Coffee, or Beers and Cocktails in the Evening!
Where are your favourite independents in Nottingham? Add in the comments below :)
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