University of Nottingham

Night life

How would you rate your university towns night life?
Night life
7.8 / 10

(based on ratings in 2016)


"We have great pubs, student nights and clubs at the city centre location. The university campus has a Mooch Bar with basic drinks, snacks and eatables. Pryzm, Revolution, Rock City, Pom Pom, Oceans, you name it! There is also MFA, Motorpoint arena and places to play paintball and laser tag games."
"There are plenty of pubs with some being by the canal with lovely views and ducks to feed. They are also dotted around the city centre too. There are plenty of clubs in the area, more than any other uni I have visited in fact, with a real range of different music in each. There are always uni pub crawls and pub quizzes etc."
"You could go to a different club every night of the week if you really wanted. I prefer the smaller, non-chain bars in town. Head to Hockley if you just want fun drinks."
"I attended a pub crawl once where I went to four good pubs in Nottingham. There are different student clubs like Citylife Nottingham and Vivatrips etc. They take students for economic trips to places like Scotland, Bath and Stonehenge. I went for some of the trips and enjoyed them a lot. Going to the pubs and nightlife, the dancing and partying is really good as there are lots of students."
"There are loads of clubs but the best part is all the amazing cocktail bars where you can get lovely drinks that taste amazing."
"There are countless clubs and bars etc. We have loads of university-organised socials throughout the year and loads of other activities such as trips out, sports, bowling and cinemas etc."


"There's so much to do that there really is something for everyone. From fabulous restaurants of every style (Chinese, Indian, French, American, traditional British etc) to amazing club nights (Bopp, indie/mod, Crisis, club tunes, Club Tropicana is a smaller venue with a 70s/80s feel). There's also plenty of culture, with the Theatre Royale and the Nottingham Contemporary art gallery, as well as history with the castle and caves."
"There are many clubs of wide-ranging genres and there are tons of bars for all sorts of evenings, the pubs are alright if you have experienced them all and know where to look. There are many restaurants to eat at and a few cinemas too."
"The clubbing is all a bit too commercial for me but there are a ton of really nice bars to go to. You can shop in the Victoria Centre (intu) or Broadmarsh (where there are caves that you can tour for free if you're interested) and there's also rock climbing near Curzon Street, pole dancing in Hockley and plenty more."
"There are several clubs of differing musical taste that cater to many people. There are also many bars and restaurants that are vibrant and usually busy creating a good atmosphere."
"Many clubs. You could go out seven days a week and attend a different club or event every evening, even on a Sunday."
"There is a club or bar for every taste in Nottingham, making it a great place for a night out with a versatile group."
"There's a great selection of shops and Nottingham is known for its restaurants along with entertainment such as cinemas, paint balling, mini golf, ice skating etc."
"There are quite a few nice restaurants as well as the theatre with amazing productions. The clubs are quite good as well."
"There are so many cool places to eat and drink. Nightclubs and cocktail bars are everywhere and there are two huge shopping centres as well as places to sight-see; such as Woollaton Hall or Nottingham Castle. Bike riding is popular, especially alongside the river/canal. I am never bored, the city is amazing."
"So much! Not just bars and clubs (although there are many of them) but also very cheap cinemas, bowling alleys and things like crazy golf. There are also lots of free events at night such as the castle."

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