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The Canalhouse Bar

) #138 of 1,179 Restaurants in Nottingham $$ - $$$ , British,
48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
+44 115 955 5060
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely views over the canal and lots of outdoor seating- perfect on a warm day or evening. Very quirky place too- it has the canal running though the pub itself! I had the cinnamon waffles with ice cream as I fancied something sweet- very nice...More

Thank stanicholls
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting by the canal, sipping decent beers and eating good fish finger sandwiches and chips. Very pleasant. OK, you maybe entertained / bothered by the odd stag / hen party, but this is a good place to spend a couple of relaxed hours eating and...More

Thank OlderGuy1956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited after work for some drinks and a catch up with friends. Drinks reasonable and a good selection of specials as well as the main menu. We had the potato skins with bacon which were fried but tasty nevertheless, and the steak and cheese sandwich...More

Thank rebekahlp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Popped into here for drinks .they have a good choice or beers . Asked where the disabled toilet was (as toilets was up some stairs) and was taken into a "behind the scenes" area and had to go in the servic lift(which wasn't a nice...More

Thank angelahen2017
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I meet my cousin once a year in Nottingham and we always spend the day here. The staff are helpful and laid back and it is really good value. The procecco could have been a little more chilled but they bought out the bottle and...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We visited here tonight we had a wine and a jack Daniels and coke nice bar lots of interesting things including a barge in the middle of the bar . Great atmosphere with a great history and beer garden .

Thank Joanna W
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Used to be a worksheet for canal boat repairs and so still has a 4 boat canal birth inside the building. Then it became a Canal Museum. Then a restaurant. Has a large selection of beers and real ales and ignoring the menu and reading...More

Thank jmhowitt
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with a friend for lunch. Food was excellent value for money and a wide range of real ale as usual. Unfortunately, my friend is unable to drink alcohol at the moment and they only offer 1 non alcohol beer which tasted awful. Other than...More

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Brilliant pub,one of my faves in England to be honest. So many beers to choose from and the location is fantastic,close to train station and on the canal!

Thank Chestefield-kint
Yvette S, Manager at The Canalhouse Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for your great review. It really makes our day . We hope to see you again real soon. Canalhouse Team

Reviewed 30 April 2017

went to this place by accident but really enjoyed it great drinks and food and has part of the canal in the pub with 2 barges. Friendly atmosphere and good service

Thank Bill B
Yvette S, Manager at The Canalhouse Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. We hope to see you again real soon Yvette Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 955 5060
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Opened in 2000 on the lower floors of the former Canal Museum, the Canalhouse must be unique amongst public houses in that the adjacent canal extends INSIDE the building, complete with resident narrow boats.In addition to the spacious bar areas, there is a covered and heated outdoor drinking terrace, plus comprehensive conference and function facilities for up to 200 people on the first floor.
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