Nottingham is rich in cultural and culinary heritage - visitors are drawn in by its impressive castle and modern art gallery, the Contemporary, but soon find that its many restaurants are also worth exploring. There are a variety of Indian eateries, along with city centre fine dining options and traditional English fare. For diners who prefer the relaxed atmosphere of a gastro pub, there are plenty to choose from. Tourists and locals can take their pick from a diverse range of restaurants in Nottingham and many offer excellent deals through Groupon.
To experience a sumptuous Indian feast presented in a traditional English pub, try The Crown at Rolleston, where real ale is served alongside Chilli Paneer, Tandoori Lamb Chops and Mumbai Potatoes. Over in the grand surroundings of the Calcutta Club, staff are keen to recreate the dishes enjoyed by India's sporting Maharajahs, with a mouth-watering menu that includes mild, fragrant dishes and hot, spicy offerings. With its pristine white arches and glittering bar, Cinnamonis renowned for providing a high quality dining experience. They present seafood specials, vegetarian curries and numerous other dishes, all prepared by skilled chefs.
The city centre is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike; it's a compact area but the Nottingham restaurants in this district provide a wealth of dining opportunities. For an upmarket take on traditional fish and chips, head over to Loch Fyne, a seafood bar and grill. During the day the bright interior makes for a calm, comforting space, but at night there's a more intimate atmosphere - perfect for champagne and oysters with that special someone. For diners who prefer a bistro setting, the historic Fothergills is an ideal Nottingham restaurant. The owners work with micro breweries and regional suppliers to present clients with the best in local food. The menu is bursting with hearty dishes given a masterful twist, such as the generous Gourmet Burger and the sizzling Rump Steak. To get an insight into how celebrity chefs entertain their guests, book a table at the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar & Grill. Along with succulent steaks, Sunday roasts are one of this stylish eaterys specialities.
Some of the best restaurants Nottingham has to offer are gastro pubs. These rustic eateries deliver a modern take on classic dishes and have a laid-back atmosphere. With a waterway running through it, The Canal House offers three set menus and a selection of hot and cold finger buffets, just right for larger parties or work functions. For a quick snack or a filling three course meal, visit Nottingham's oldest pub, The Bell Inn. The owners lay on a feast of favourites from Hunters Chicken, to lasagne and a huge all-day breakfast.