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Boilermaker

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Fun secret bar

Hidden behind a sink, it’s a fun secret bar with some interesting cocktails. Jake the manager... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MRC-notts
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Best of Nottingham's Secret Bars

We’d heard about the secret bars from friends so decided to hunt out a couple. In some ways, this... read more

Reviewed March 26, 2019
UkGMan
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hidden behind a sink, it’s a fun secret bar with some interesting cocktails. Jake the manager talked us through the drinks and helped us choose some weird ones. Cool place 👍

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MRC-notts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided we’ll go check it out after after a day out in Nottingham and it was so cool. After finding the hidden entrance and being seated the bartender came over to take all of our orders. I got the pina chailada and it was the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Jacko, really nice of you to take the time to write such a positive review. Cheers!

Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

This place used to be pretty unique the decor is now dull and the cocktails mediocre. Afraid the competition locally is better nowadays.More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank chell86
JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bit harsh, the decor is a lot brighter than before the refurb and we think this cocktail menu is proving to be the most popular one we have ever had. We make any other cocktail too, so if you are not impressed with the 20+...More

Reviewed March 26, 2019

We’d heard about the secret bars from friends so decided to hunt out a couple. In some ways, this one was slightly spoiled for us as we followed a stream of people in. That said, whether we’d have figured out how to get in otherwise...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the review GMan

Reviewed March 17, 2019

My student daughter took me here after a meal out in Nottingham and I was slightly concerned as to where she had bought me, however, through the broom cupboard and a lovely haven awaited. Great selection of cocktails, a little pricey perhaps, but a great...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank RnWP
JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the intriguing review

Reviewed March 10, 2019

Our friends took us there a few weeks ago and it was a great surprise. Excellent cocktails and great atmosphere inside ( Lovely Decor . We will be back soon. 10/10

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gpmmartin
JunkbarsNottm, Manager at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Glad you had such a great time, thanks for posting. See you soon!.

Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

On a mini tour of the quirkiest pubs around Notts for my birthday we were told by friends to go to the “Boiler House” and would need to search this out as there is no usual singing and dancing signage at shop front. I had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank soniah28
JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Thanks Sonia, We didn't at first but now we quite like it that everyone still calls it something different. We know there is no sign outside but there is a big neon sign with Boilermaker inside and it's on all the menus and on all...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019 via mobile

A massively interesting bar, a great mix of beautiful cocktails if a bit pricey. Instructions for enteting 1) open the inconspicuous door 2) cough loudly twice 3) enter the staff door 4) you are in the toilet, use this time to prepair your bladder 5)...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Thanks Luke, sounds like we confused you good and proper!

Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

My partner and I were visiting Nottingham for the first time last night and we were told by a friend who’s from the area about this venue, and we’re so happy to have been told about it as we would’ve missed out on a brilliant...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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JunkbarsNottm, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2019

Hi Chantal, Thanks for popping in to see us on your visit to Nottingham and thank you for writing such a great review. Cheers

Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

This is the real thing. The door man boiler guy is very nice. Ask Rachel for a margarita. There is nothing else like this in Nottingham.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Nigel G, Owner at Boilermaker, responded to this reviewResponded February 18, 2019

Hi Thomas Thank you for the kind review, and I will let the people you have praised know that their hard work is being appreciated

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Response from redruth55 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I’m not really the best person to ask as I’m not local and don’t really know the Nottingham nightlife scene. We arrived outside Boilermaker at around 11pm and we couldn’t get inside the door as it was so busy, so... More
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Hello, Email is the best way to contact us for future reference. Our number isn’t on google search or our website as we don’t start work until 5pm and once we are open we can’t hear the phone over all the cocktails being... More
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