The Hockley Arts Club

20a Carlton Street , Nottingham, NG1 1NN

SquareMeal Review of The Hockley Arts Club

Nottingham has its fair share of speakeasy bars, but you’d be hard-pressed to stumble across this favourite if it weren’t for the queue outside. Hockley Arts Club is a three-storey affair offering plenty of crowd-pleasers: experimental cocktails in the dimly lit, indie-blasted ground-floor bar, with its glitter balls, neon-red strip lights, mismatched lampshades and retro furniture; small plates and posh comfort food in the upstairs dining room; and a fairy-lit gin and Prosecco bar for hire up top. At the bar, order Late Expectations – a bubbling witch’s brew of grapefruit juice, Scotch, gunpowder tea and beer, served in a teacup. Snacks make the most of the area’s produce (pork crackling with Bramley apple sauce, for instance, or deli boards heaving with charcuterie and local cheeses) – as do larger plates such as flavour-packed burgers. The vibe is friendly and laid-back, and staff do their best to cope with the venue’s popularity.

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Nottingham Station 727m

Carlton Station 4km

Address

Address: 20a Carlton Street , Nottingham NG1 1NN

Opening times

Sun-Mon 12N-12M Tues-Sat 12N-2am (Fri-Sat -3am)

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