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Places to eat in Nottingham city centre


If you're looking for great food in Nottingham city centre, you're in luck. With a variety of top-notch restaurants serving breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks - you'll find whatever you need. From elegant Italian pasta dishes to messy American-style wings, we've gathered some of our fave eateries for you.

Posted: Dec 2023

Piccolino, Weekday Cross

If you're on the hunt for a stylish Italian restaurant in Nottingham city centre, then Piccolino is the place to be! There’s the option to dine outside on the terrace and it’s a pretty nice spot for a date night!

7 Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB

Browns, Park Row

Browns Nottingham offers an elegant and bar experience - all within easy reach of the city’s castle, theatre, cinema and shops. Open all day from breakfast and brunch through to lunch, afternoon tea and dinner, they offer fresh seasonal dishes and classic British comforts. It’s a great place to take your family…

20 Park Row, Nottingham NG1 6GR

Pho, Carlton Street

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.

24-32 Carlton St, Nottingham NG1 1NN

Fat Hippo, Broadway

Stationed just outside Broadway cinema, Fat Hippo’s Broad Street restaurant has been widely celebrated by the city's burger fans. Self-described as ‘good old fashioned roll up your sleeves and get it all over your face food’, the Fat Hippo burgers are exactly what you think of when you imagine a sloppy delicious stack. Serving beef, chicken and vegan options, there’s plenty to choose from, plus a plentiful selection of dirty fries are also available.

9 Broad St, Nottingham NG1 3AJ

Gusto, Upper Parliament Street

Looking for something different to do? Then gather your mates and head to Gusto for an interactive pizza-making experience at the Chef’s Table. You’ll get a drink on arrival, an antipasti board and dough petals to share before learning how to ball dough and pin a pizza, as well as making your own cannolis for dessert. Ideal for birthdays, work nights out, hen dos and special celebrations.

29 Upper Parliament St, Nottingham NG1 2AR

Zaap, Bromley Place

At Zaap, the unique and vibrant decor combined with an authentic menu will transport you to the bustling streets of Bangkok. The restaurant’s menu has a lot of yummy options to choose from, like drunken udon, crispy pork belly, papaya salad, and grilled whole sea bass in a special Zaap sauce. And if you're a vegetarian, no worries - they've got loads of options for you too! They also have a great selection of drinks, including bubble tea, cocktails, smoothies, and wine. Enjoy your meal!

Unit B, 6 Bromley Pl, Nottingham NG1 6JG

Ed’s Easy Diner, Victoria Centre

A staple of Nottingham’s Victoria Centre, Ed’s Easy Diner is the 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.’

Victoria Centre, Nottingham NG1 3QN

George’s Great British Kitchen, Queen Street

If you're looking for some authentic British cuisine, you should definitely check out George's Great British Kitchen. It's right across from the Brian Clough statue and serves up some amazing dishes like fish and chips, Yorkshire bangers with mash, and some truly amazing candyfloss-spun cocktails and desserts.

Queen St, Nottingham NG1 2BL

Jam Café, Heathcoat Street

Discover a vibrant oasis where brunch meets craft beer, DJs meet live bands, and mates meet diverse cravings. Jam Café has it all, from adventurous vegan dishes to Bloody Marys over brunch. Come day or night, your perfect spot awaits.

12 Heathcoat St, Nottingham NG1 3AA

MemSaab, Maid Marian Way

Discover the exquisite flavours and stunning ambience of MemSaab, the true gem of Nottingham's food scene. Indulge in their award-winning menu featuring the mouthwatering tandoori ostrich and the delightful rasmalai dessert. Immerse yourself in luxury surrounded by maroon feature walls, Indian craftwork, and plush leather sofas.

12-14 Maid Marian Way, Nottingham NG1 6HS

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