In addition to its international reputation as being the home of Robin Hood, Nottingham is renowned for its distinctive lace industry, a traditional source of the city's prosperity. Today the Lace Market area of Nottingham is a hip quarter of the city's center.
This walkable city quarter features stunning architecture and a variety of sights and restaurants. The Lace Centre has since closed but there remain plenty of shops to purchase a memento of traditional Nottingham lace.
Address: 18 St Mary's Gate
Hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 5pm; Sat 11am - 6pm; Sun 11am - 4pm
Address: 46 St. Mary's Gate (NG1 1QA)
Tel: +44 (0)115 947 405
Open daily from late morning until late eveing.
This small pub tucked away on a quiet street opposite St. Mary’s Church in the Lace Market area is the perfect casual dining and drinking spot. Food is simple but tasty, about £4 to £8 per dish. There is an excellent selection of local and foreign beer and wine to match your food.
Address: 31 Bridlesmith Gate (NG1 2GR)
Tel: +44 (0)115 58 2230
Café Rouge is part of a popular UK chain, and offers relaxed and casual French-inspired dining. Friendly service combined with delicious food and a top-notch wine selection make this the perfect spot to plan your travel itinerary over breakfast, pop in for a quick lunch, or relax after a day of touring the city.
A small independent amateur theatre highly regarded for its diverse program of modern and traditional drama, comedy, and the occasional musical. Located on Halifax Place, near the Fletcher Gate.
A luxury city center hotel located in the heart of Nottingham’s trendy and vibrant Lace Market area. The hotel is definitely a splurge but the rooms are beautiful, the restaurant is award-winning, and the cocktail bar is one of the best in the city.