England > Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
imdownthepub (499) Banbury, England | August 17, 2014
56 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 11/20
From the small frontage you would not imagine quite how big this pub really is, it goes a long way back, multiple rooms and corridors. There is a small bar at the front and a much larger one at the back with more beers available. A little more choice than many GK pubs, so really worth a look.
Mr_Pink_152 (46) Lincoln, England | March 21, 2014
66 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 7/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
A nice pub in the centre of Nottingham. Better than I expected from a Greene king pub. Nice selection of bottled and cask beer.
Lore (44) Budapest, Hungary | December 25, 2012
88 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
great English pub with wide range of ales and ciders.
Boudicca (694) London, England | September 15, 2012
58 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 8/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 12/20
An attractive old pub in central Nottingham.
The Bellís timeline of landlords - on the wall in the back bar - shows that it was looked after by the Jacksons for over a hundred years, from 1898 to 2002. In the ten years since then, possibly dating from the time that Greene King took over, itís had four different landlords.
At the front thereís a small cosy bar room with a low ceiling and I expected a crepuscular labyrinth of rooms at the back. I was surprised, then, to find that it opens out into a long, light(ish) hunting lodge style hall with wood panelled walls and a well, which can be viewed through a round window on the bar.
Itís comfortable, relaxed and quite nice with efficient (if not smiling) service.
There are 15 taps, although some of the beers were duplicated, and they serve their own beer (Bell Inn bitter brewed for them by Nottingham) as well as two or three other local ales.
(Visited 13 July 2012).
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