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Having been turned away from a nearby empty tapas bar because they were too busy! We crossed over... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2019
Landshipping, United Kingdom
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Fresh food in a beautiful setting

My fiend and went here for lunch. I have been wanting to go here for ages. It’s beautiful inside... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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A slim doorway leads downstairs to an underground bar, hidden away behind a old-style Hong Kong alley. Since November 2008 this Cocktail Bar with a club-style ambiance has been serving cocktails in the 1000s, week after week, dedicated to sustaining...more
45 Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham NG1 2GN, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My fiend and went here for lunch. I have been wanting to go here for ages. It’s beautiful inside, with delicious, fresh food. We also had alcohol free cocktails that were refreshing and exciting. I can’t wait to go again.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Called on for cocktails - advertised happy hour, as it was Bank Holiday we thought we would ask if it still applies and was told, No,nothing else, no eye contact - incredibly rude. Beautiful place but so many other warm friendly places to drink in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a 'papa nui' i think it was called? It looked fantastic, with a small moai statue made of white chocolate and matcha. But it just tasted of citrussy water.. When I had finished there were about 5 cubes of ice with a huge...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and drink was great, but part of the slats on our table had fallen off and the nails underneath ripped a friend’s jeans. This spoiled our visit. It was a shame because everything else was great. The staff didn’t seem the take the ripped...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

In this modern, transgender, genderfluid age, who discriminates against a group? 8 sober guys ranging from 25-50 couldn't get in because there weren't enough women. Wow.More

Date of experience: March 2019
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cocotangcafe, Manager at Coco Tang Cocktail Bar, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2019

hello Ollie, unfortunately yes, a group of 8 men attending a high quality club, that doesn't get trouble, in the UK, in 2019, on a busy night, will struggle to gain entry. This is standard throughout our industry at the top of the market. -...More

Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

What a great place to start your night out. An underground basement bar and club with a tasty and original cocktail selection and a great vibe. I also understand they do Vietnamese food but sadly haven’t had he opportunity to try this yet. Would highly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank NA22
Reviewed March 11, 2019 via mobile

Visited here for afternoon cocktails with my daughter. Nice decor and ambience. Staff very friendly and the girl on the bar making the cocktails was very, very good. Good choice of cocktails and at reasonable prices (we were too early for happy hour). Will definitely...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank StellaDerby
Reviewed March 2, 2019

I love Coco Tang. It's my fave place to go. I love the relaxed atmosphere, cool interior styling and informal dining. Having lived in Leeds/Manchester/London, I sometimes feel a bit saddened by Nottingham city centre and want to see it thrive in the same way...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank RebeccaGibbions
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

The woman waiting tables was absolutely rude and very fond of eyerolling. When asked for a table for five she said “there is no room for you down there”, turned around and rolled her eyes! Completely disgusting behaviour towards first time customers!

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Ellie T
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

Having been turned away from a nearby empty tapas bar because they were too busy! We crossed over the lane and found this little gem and we are glad we did Order at the bar and then food is brought to your table. Lovely freshly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Katie M
May 20, 2019|
Response from Eleanor A | Reviewed this property |
The main bar and dance floor aren’t open on Tuesday but still nice to pop for a cocktail at the smaller bar.
February 20, 2018|
Response from Louise C | Reviewed this property |
Very reasonably price 11.50 was the most expensive dish
Meg H
July 13, 2017|
Response from Tom A | Reviewed this property |
No, it's a bar/ nightclub, no bookings necessary.