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7 Stoney Street, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1LG, England
0115-950 2303
Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Somewhere between great character and a bit rough

It has the vibes of an old, urban landmark. I encountered an authentic, but pleasant enough interior, populated by an array of friendly characters of all types, hard music, and a bar adorned cleverly with latest news headlines. Service was really nice. Overall, a somewhat shrill experience, but... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
ChrisEbbert
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

It has the vibes of an old, urban landmark. I encountered an authentic, but pleasant enough interior, populated by an array of friendly characters of all types, hard music, and a bar adorned cleverly with latest news headlines. Service was really nice. Overall, a somewhat shrill experience, but likable. I think I'll be back there.

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13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Cool little rock pub good place to start a night out or to go for a cheeky afternoon drink with friends.

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

From the outside, a tired, worn down place. When you get inside, culture shock as there's not a lot to indicate externally this Rock / Punk? themed boozer. Fairly quiet when I went in, early afternoon, looked to be mainly students in. Does karaoke and not surprisingly Bands, accent on the Rock side, heavy metal it seemed to me from... More 

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West Midlands
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69 reviews 69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Another interesting pub that is located a bit further out from the centre and maybe not one you might consider visiting, particularly if you're a sensitive soul. This is unashamedly a rock pub with posters and fliers around the walls (and ceiling). There are several real ales on offer, but don't expect much in the way of wine for the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A place to hang out and have a couple of pints. This is the place where you go and listen to music, with an emphasis in punk. The décor is quite simple and based on gigs flyers and posters. Seems it had better days in the past but still a nice place

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Used to be a good hangout for a cheap drink and a good gig, now it provides neither. There is a place for pubs like this with 'character' but character isn't an excuse for serving flat, expensive pints. Living off a reputation it doesn't deserve.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

the delights of hockley led us to the old angel just tucked away up a side street we heard some rocking beats flowing down the street we made are we in to find a helpfull bar maid who gave the low down on the ales and beers good prices good music be bk again soon

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

It's not a restaurant! But it's keeping touring muscians on the circuit. Support them for that!! Not a place for high heels and loadsa make up.

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

I've been a patron of the Angel since I was 18 and it has outlasted all the other places I used to go drinking in those days. I think because it stays true to its core patrons. We don't need fancy toilets (for fancy, read toilets with seats and sinks!) just somewhere where we can listen to the music we... More 

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Peterborough, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

went to the old angel inn to be comfronted with a very hostile barman, who didnt put the spirt in my drink when I mentioned this , got very aggressive and argumentative, but we didnt argue just paid for the drinks and left, hardly a friendly service infact it was an intimadating experience and wouldnt recommend.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Stoney Street, Hockley, Nottingham NG1 1LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: 0115-950 2303

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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