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Afternoon/evening out

After going for afternoon tea with my friend & further drinks, my friend suggested going to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Derby, United Kingdom
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quirky quaint cocktail bar

Slightly intimidating security guard initially but friendly enough. once you walk through to... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2018
Stamford, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“cocktail bar”(43 reviews)
“boiler shop”(23 reviews)
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36B Carlton Street, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After going for afternoon tea with my friend & further drinks, my friend suggested going to Boilermaker? On finding this unusual place on Carlton Street, I asked if she had the right place as it looked like a launderette!! I even asked the receptionist &...More

Thank 16beverleyh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have looked forward to visiting here for a while and wasn't disappointed. Great cocktails, fantastic service, lovely surroundings.

Thank Jo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The premise of the place is fantastic, fun and something different but once we got over that we realised it wasn't so great afterall. The music was far too loud, they even turned it up which made our decision to leave, and constantly changing songs...More

Thank Ali v
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Slightly intimidating security guard initially but friendly enough. once you walk through to wonderland we were greeted by happy, smiley staff. table service is great and we were served quickly. love the whole style and ambience of the place. there were obviously a few first...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday night on a friends recommendation! OMG what an experience from start to finish! From the outside looks like a boiler shop but once inside! Wow... I won’t spoil it! Amazing atmosphere, fantastic cocktails and friendly staff. Couldn’t ask for anything else....More

Thank lisarodgers
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Quirky and interesting drinks, friendly service and lovely atmosphere. Great for something different!

Thank Bandananana
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Fun concept as a 'hidden bar' but the cocktails are about £8 each. So for students it's not ideal and would rather go to pepper rocks where the cocktails are just as nice but half the price. Atmosphere was also dead, as it wasn't busy.

Thank Kathryn J
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

After 20 minutes of walking up and down the street we finally found the bar. We had a great evening and your cocktail menu was brilliant. We only tried two of your cocktails but we enjoyed both.

Thank christiano918
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I think this is such a great idea. From the outside you would have no idea it was there - I have walked past here so many times and not realised it was there! The first part of the bar is bright and colourful and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great fun, lovely atmosphere and beautiful inside. Best experience when entering a bar and being pleasantly surprised. Cocktails are great too as there is waiter service. All drinks have very interesting names and themes when presented to you. P.S best seats is at the bar!

Thank sonalmistry93
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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
Ceren K
6 November 2017|
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Response from PollyR195 | 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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15 January 2017|
Response from siobhanm855 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can