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Boilermaker

36B Carlton Street, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
+44 115 958 7528
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A hidden treat

Was recommended this bar by a few visitors to Nottingham, and it lived up to its reputation... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Adam H
via mobile
Incredible

Not only was my cocktail from here delicious, it's more of an experience than just a drink. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
ElisabethEmily
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Devon, United Kingdom
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“table service” (47 reviews)
“cocktail bar” (42 reviews)
“boiler shop” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
36B Carlton Street, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
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+44 115 958 7528
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US$ 7 per adult
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"table service"
in 47 reviews
"cocktail bar"
in 42 reviews
"boiler shop"
in 22 reviews
"secret door"
in 11 reviews
"hidden bar"
in 10 reviews
"unique bar"
in 7 reviews
"actual bar"
in 4 reviews
"drinks menu is"
in 4 reviews
"dry ice"
in 5 reviews
"great cocktails"
in 15 reviews
"bloody mary"
in 4 reviews
"quirky place"
in 9 reviews
"bar area"
in 5 reviews
"bar staff"
in 5 reviews
"visiting nottingham"
in 4 reviews
"speakeasy"
in 10 reviews
"syringe"
in 4 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was recommended this bar by a few visitors to Nottingham, and it lived up to its reputation! Finding your way into the bar through the shop front added to the quirky fun, once inside the music was awesome (mix of 90s and 00s alt &...More

Thank Adam H
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Not only was my cocktail from here delicious, it's more of an experience than just a drink. It was so exciting to go through and then the menu was entertaining, the music good and service fantastic.

Thank ElisabethEmily
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't know where this is and what it is you will miss it - it looks like an empty shop from the outside but once in you will be amazed! The cocktails are not the usual mojitos etc... great experience.

Thank David H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to go for a few drinks, it’s fun trying to find the place and then thinking the bouncer has sent you into a toilet rather than a secret way in. The staff are all really friendly and happy to help. The drinks are...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here yesterday and absolutely loved it!! Great ‘secret’ venue!! Once inside it’s lovely! Staff were great and a good selection of drinks. Definitely visit here again if I can remember where it is!!

Thank Siobhan H
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

I love the "exclusive" illusion of this club. It isn't exclusive but you feel kinda special when they buzz you inside. Cocktails are regular nottingham cocktail prices, the menu is hilarious, there is table service. I liked how small it was. Our cocktails were fabulous....More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

Me and the hubby had heard of this secret bar so went out to find. As it was the middle of a Thursday afternoon there was no indication of where it was or how to get in. On taking a chance we went in the...More

Thank Lisa P
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Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

We took friends to show them Nottingham and they loved it. The drinks were quirky and the staff were friendly, although there was a lot of them just standing about doing nothing. A really fun venue. The only complaint is the queue in front of...More

Thank Cris W
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

If you’re after a cool unique cocktail bar with inventive drinks, you’ve found the right place! I’ve been coming here for years now but will never forget my first experience of not knowing if I was walking into a bar or an actual boiler shop....More

Thank Leannajayde
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit a unique experience once you get in, brilliant menu, informative staff who know their drinks in a relaxed chilled environment with great music

Thank Louise H
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AlanaChelsie
29 March 2018|
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Response from redruth55 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I’m not really the best person to ask as I’m not local and don’t really know the Nottingham nightlife scene. We arrived outside Boilermaker at around 11pm and we couldn’t get inside the door as it was so busy, so... More
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Ceren K
7 November 2017|
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Response from Polly R | Property representative |
Hello, Email is the best way to contact us for future reference. Our number isn’t on google search or our website as we don’t start work until 5pm and once we are open we can’t hear the phone over all the cocktails being... More
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