If it’s too early to adventure to our recommended beer gardens, Nottingham has some amazing cafes too, each with their own personalities. But there’s so many to choose from, so we have rounded up the best cafes in Nottingham for you to try.

1. Bsweet Desserts

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Wheeler Gate, Nottingham.

This desserts café is full of sweet treats and is open every day of the week, meaning whenever you crave a dessert this is the place to go. The vibrant café is located on Wheeler Gate and is just a short walk from the city centre. As well as a selection of desserts and drinks, the café also has a variety of vegan options.

2. Hungry Pumpkin


High Pavement, Nottingham.

This independent Italian café is located in the city centre on High Pavement and it is also open every day of the week. They have a great variety of both breakfast and lunch options, as well as many options for both vegetarians and vegans. The family-run business serves fresh homemade food every day as well as authentic Italian coffee.

3. Café Sobar


Friar Lane, Nottingham.

This alcohol-free café is perfect for any occasion, whether its breakfast, lunch or dinner. The café has been developed by a Nottingham based drug and alcohol recovery charity, so you can enjoy your meal whilst knowing you’re helping others. This cosy café has a contemporary atmosphere, and they also have a great menu with family favourites, such as burgers, wraps and sandwiches.

4. Cartwheel Café and Roastery

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Low Pavement, Nottingham.

This quaint café is located on Low Pavement in a grade 2 listed building and has a great selection of food and drinks alongside its relaxed atmosphere. They were also the first café in Nottingham to roast their own coffee, so it is well worth the visit if you also enjoy a good cup of coffee.

5. The Crocus Café

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Lenton Boulevard, Lenton.

This café is run by community volunteers and has a great atmosphere as well as a great menu. If you have a dog, you can bring them too as this is a dog friendly café. They’re located just outside the city centre in Lenton, so you can enjoy your lunch without all the busy city centre outside.

6. The Pudding Pantry

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Burton Street, Nottingham.

Everyone loves pudding, and the Pudding Pantry have a variety of options, as well as sweet sharing platters. They are based on Burton Street with their cosy and are also open late on weekends. They also offer afternoon tea and bottomless brunch, so whenever you fancy a sweet treat, you know where to go.

Last Updated on August 5, 2022