Ten Places To Grab Lunch In Nottingham

Feeling peckish? The homemade sandwiches just not cutting it? Then check out these recommend lunch spots in Nottingham City Centre...


There’s nothing better than a slice of pizza for lunch, and you can find just that at Nottingham’s PizzaMisu. Hidden away on High Pavement, this pizza joint brags to be a slice of Naples in Nottingham. Boasting delicious options from the classic Margherita all the way to Spicy N’duja, they cook their pizza to achieve that perfect level of char. Mouth watering. 


In need of a vegetarian option? Look no further than Falafel, located just off the market square. With Iraqi, Palestinian and Turkish options on offer, you can adjust your order based on your spice desires. Served either as a platter or a sandwich, Falafel are famous for their generous portions, alongside their flavourful food. Pizza by the slice, salad and mezze also available. 


Colourful, tasty, and ultimately pretty healthy, a Pokébowl makes a perfect lunchtime meal. Offering a variety of signature bowls including Yuzu Salmon, Wasabi Salmon, Ahi Tuna and Spicy Tuna, there’s plenty to choose from. Or you can create your own signature bowl, picking a base, protein, toppings, sauce and garnish. Bringing a taste of Hawaii to Victoria Centre, it’s not one to miss


If you’re in the mood for chicken, Roosters is the spot. Established almost a decade ago, the fast food chicken chain aims to create a healthy lunch with heartwarming flavours. Drawing on flavours from Portugal, the Middle East and Lebanon, you can grab wraps, pittas and burgers, as well a whole array of hot chicken. 


Nachos, tacos, burritos. There are few lunches more tempting than that, and Barburrito serves all three. If you’re looking to grab a speedy lunch then Mexican fast food might be the way to go. Offering a variety of options, all of Barburrito’s food can be whipped up in record time, ideal for a lunch break. Plus, acting as the UK’s first burrito bar, you can’t go far wrong with the original.


Hopefully the rainy days are over, but grey skies call for a steaming hot bowl of Pho. Formed after the owners fell in love with Vietnamese food, Pho is the best spot for a healthy and heartwarming dish. Most well known for their Vietnamese noodle soup, you can also choose from a selection of Vietnamese salads, curries and rice bowls. Also offering a selection of juices and fresh sides, Pho tastes good and makes you feel good.

Café Sobar

Set up as the East Midlands first alcohol free bar, Café Sobar also doubles as a spot to grab lunch in the heart of the city centre. Acting as a safe space for those in recovery, Café Sobar is open to everyone, and serves a variety of sandwiches, flatbreads, burgers and soups. Also stocked with a variety of cakes and hot and cold drinks, it’s a lovely place to catch up over lunch. 


A firm favourite among Nottingham residents, Chopstix is the noodle bar inspired by Pan-Asian cuisine. Aiming to create faster, fresher and tastier noodles, Chopstix is the spot for when you’re in a bit of a time crunch. And it couldn’t be more simple, just choose your base, toppings and sides and you’ll be on your way in no time. With choices including Sweet and Sour Chicken, Teriyaki Beef and Chicken Katsu Curry, all bases are covered.

Ed’s Easy Diner

A staple of Nottingham’s Victoria Centre, Ed’s Easy Diner is an ultimate eating space for you busy shoppers. Inspired by Americana and the classic roadside diners of the USA, you can enjoy a spot of lunch to a rock n roll soundtrack. Serving up classic dishes including burgers, hot dogs and an all day breakfast, Ed’s is a great place to recharge your batteries and enjoy one of their ‘world famous shakes.’ 

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