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Boilermaker

36B Carlton Street, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
+44 115 958 7528
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Love the drinks

I love the "exclusive" illusion of this club. It isn't exclusive but you feel kinda special when... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
A not so secret bar

Me and the hubby had heard of this secret bar so went out to find. As it was the middle of a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa P
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“table service” (46 reviews)
“cocktail bar” (42 reviews)
“boiler shop” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 17:00 - 01:00
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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36B Carlton Street, Nottingham NG1 1NN, England
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+44 115 958 7528
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"table service"
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"cocktail bar"
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"boiler shop"
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"secret door"
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"hidden bar"
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"unique bar"
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"drinks menu is"
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"dry ice"
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"great cocktails"
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"quirky place"
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"bar area"
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"bar staff"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 1 May 2018

I've been a fan of the Boilermaker since it opened. No longer - I've made my last trip. Not only have the quirky drinks lost their edge, with none of the frills that you used to get such as LEDs lighting up your G&T, the...More

Thank AlexLamb
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this quirky place from the shop front, instructions & eclectic music choices - thoroughly recommend

Thank Katrina S
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Unless you know you’d never guess this was a bar The shopfront so well hides the bar but once you’re inside there’s a lovely quirky bar The cocktails are even more quirky lots of choice all with a comedic ditty description I like the introduction...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Visited in the past but didn't get the same experience as before. Waited outside for someone to come get us as normal only for a courier guy delivering to say just go through as no staff present. Put in a dark area and when asked...More

Thank Seth H
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

We loved our visit to Boilermaker! What a gem! The cocktails are just a bit different and quirky from the usual bars. It was really nice to sit at a table and have our drinks brought to us.The staff were lovely! The music was great...More

Thank redruth55
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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
6 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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