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Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham

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11 Chapel Bar, Nottingham NG1 6JQ, England
+44 115 947 5044
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene
Description: The Fat Cat Cafe Bar offers eclectic British cuisine, and an impressive...
The Fat Cat Cafe Bar offers eclectic British cuisine, and an impressive list of cocktails, bottled and draught beers and wines from around the world. Tasty favourites on the menu include 3 Hour BBQ Pork Belly, bangers and Bubble and their famous burgers. Exciting meal deals are available in addition to a special 'Little Kittens' menu for children.
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  • 67
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    Very good
  • 38
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  • 34
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch Meal

I think this is a nice place to visit for a meal. The service is good and quick. The staff (when it is not too busy) have the time to take orders and are very pleasant. The food is well cooked and not cold. All in all, I like The Fat Cat and I'll be back! Recommended.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Rob_in_Mansfield
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Mansfield
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In this bar there was a horrendous sewage smell and was so bad we had to move seating location. Unsure why it was so disgusting but meant one drink n we were out the door!

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Thank countrysidebreaks
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi, I am sorry to hear about your disappointing visit on this occasion and would like to rectify the issue immediately. If you contact me on 0115 947 5044 to discuss the matter in further detail. Kind Regards, David Walters Assistant Manager More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go here regularly for both food and drinks in the evening. Always pleasant and friendly, 2-4-1 cocktails are fantastic and so is the food and service. Can't really fault the place, nice venue to hang out in or grab a bite to eat.

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Thank Sarah M
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi Sarah, We are glad that you enjoy our venue and what we have to offer. We look forward to you returning to us many times in the future. Kind Regards, David Walters Assistant Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice decor but the waitress with the septum pierced was really rude unprofessional and felt very unwelcomed rundowns what would have been a great night at fat cats

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Thank bambi p
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi, I am sorry to hear about your experience and i am intrigued to hear more. If you could contact us on 0115 947 5044 to discuss it further as we take all complaints seriously. Kind Regards , David Walters Assistant Manager More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant with a group of friends last weekend. The majority of us weren't from the area but went after a recommendation from a friend. We waited 30 minutes after ordering, for our starter of Nachos to arrive. One of my friends asked for them to send out the main ASAP, once the starter had arrived. From the... More 

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Thank Victoria P
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi Victoria, I am sorry to hear about your experience at Fat Cat on this occasion and we have let you down massively. If you could give me your e-mail I am more than happy to send you a voucher entitling you and your friends to discount upon return. I would really like it if you gave us another chance... More 

nottingham
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went out on the 22nd Jan with work colleagues nipped in twice after I finished work at 2 in the afternoon. Seemed really nice and chilled. Arrived at the exact time,there was a sign saying to wait for some one to take you to your seats,no sign of anybody,so had to find some one not good.our meal was booked for... More 

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Thank biscuitgirl82
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi, I am very sorry to hear about your bad experience and I am personally upset at the way your visit to Fat Cat turned out. I would like to speak to you personally and discuss the matter further with you if you are willing. You can call us on 0115 947 5044. Kind Regards, Andy Barrie General Manager More 

Letchworth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Fat Cat today to celebrate a friends 20th birthday. We'd booked and preordered our meals (as a table of ten) so we were thoroughly looking forward to it. Upon arrival we were shown to our table, explaining to the lady serving us that we'd preordered our meals for her to say that they had nothing on the system... More 

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Thank Debbie S
Fat Cat N, Manager at Fat Cat Cafe Bar - Nottingham, responded to this review

Hi Debbie, Firstly I would like to apologize for your experience and hope that it did not put much of a dampener on the birthday celebrations. Secondly, our fault for losing your pre order and this should not have happened, that said it does not excuse the wait. I am also sorry for the attitude of the waitress this is... More 

Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a frequent visitor here I was very disappointed . The 50% off everything offer is very persuading on a Sunday but having said that id prefer to pay full price for something better . When we arrived we were told we couldn't be served food because it was too busy then asked if we could wait at the bar... More 

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Thank LisaP1990
Mansfield
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I think this is a nice place to visit for a meal. The service is good and quick. The staff (when it is not too busy) have the time to take orders and are very pleasant. The food is well cooked and not cold. All in all, I like The Fat Cat and I'll be back! Recommended.

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Thank Rob_in_Mansfield
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

As a party of 22, we booked our Christmas do with fat cats 3 weeks before the scheduled date. Within this time, we were sent a menu over email however no allergen information was included and due to a member of staff having a severe peanut allergy we needed this information. We rang fat cats 16 times over 3 days... More 

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Thank LaDy2512
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

I attended Fat Cat as part of a work Christmas party. My first bad experience was at the bar, one of the bar staff neglected to serve me and served two others who had been at the bar for a lot less time, it wasn't that busy so shouldn't have been too hard to spot; not a massive deal though.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 Chapel Bar, Nottingham NG1 6JQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 947 5044

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 22
  • Cuisine: British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Bar scene

Description

The Fat Cat Cafe Bar offers eclectic British cuisine, and an impressive list of cocktails, bottled and draught beers and wines from around the world. Tasty favourites on the menu include 3 Hour BBQ Pork Belly, bangers and Bubble and their famous burgers. Exciting meal deals are available in addition to a special 'Little Kittens' menu for children.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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