We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Get food delivered

Ratings and reviews

Travellers' Choice
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value

Details

PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$48
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
View all details
meals, features, about
Reviews (133)
Filter reviews
129 results
Traveller rating
107
16
4
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveller rating
107
16
4
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews brunch cakes iced latte specialty coffee great coffee coffee lovers quality coffee love this place great atmosphere michelangelo barista
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 3 January 2021 via mobile

The best coffee shop in Nottingham! Service is always great. The coffee is second to none, very family friendly and the sandwiches and cakes are delicious. I wouldn’t entertain going anywhere else if I wanted coffee.

Date of visit: December 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 7 November 2020

If you want good coffee, go here. The Staff are lovely, the drinks are great and the food is excellent too.

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 28 October 2020 via mobile

Our first visit today whilst in town. We were very impressed, gorgeous coffee and delicious brunch. It was quite expensive but worth every penny for a treat. The staff were very friendly and the COVID precautions were excellent, it all felt very safe :) thank...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 24 October 2020

The coffee is excellent, as are the sandwiches. The croissants and pain au chocolats are dreadful. The location is a major minus, on a horrible street. Other major minus is the price of food items, very expensive. Last major minus, it's freezing and windy inside.

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 20 October 2020 via mobile

As Tina Turner would say... Simply the best. Honestly I cannot praise this little spot enough. Not only do they provide some unreal coffee, a great atmosphere and seriously tasty food - the service is second to none. Micky, Lucy and the team make you...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 26 August 2020 via mobile

Highly reccommend the specialty coffee shop - best coffee in Nottingham! Baked goods, cakes and pastries are all made onsite and taste amazing. Service was exceptional - the staff were very friendly and extremely welcoming and fun, Mica was great! They are very knowledgeable about...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 25 August 2020

This cafe is absolutely wonderful. The staff are so friendly and helpful and provide a really welcoming atmosphere. They offer unique filter coffees from around the world and they are always happy to make recommendations and tell you all about the coffee that they serve,...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 24 August 2020

The most friendly place to have a cup of coffee, great choice. The food is really yummy, it beats the usual high street coffee shops that are on every street in every city. Great atmosphere, it’s just like the lovely coffee shops in Tuscany, Lucy...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

It's always great to visit Specialty because the coffee and service are phenomenal. They're on Eat Out to Help Out at the moment so having everything half price is a bonus! But would recommend even in normal circumstances.

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

The coolest & best #coffeeshop in #nottingham. Pure quality food - breakfast, brunch & lunch. Fantastic service. Beautiful layout. Covid compliant 🙂👍🙂👍

Date of visit: August 2020
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Travelodge Nottingham Central Hotel
1,146 reviews
.02 miles away
The Britannia Nottingham Hotel
1,625 reviews
.04 miles away
Park Plaza Nottingham
2,532 reviews
.07 miles away
St James Hotel
1,010 reviews
.07 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
The Maharaja's Retreat
108 reviews
.04 miles away
The Cumin Restaurant
1,937 reviews
.05 miles away
Calcutta Club
1,272 reviews
.09 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Old Market Square
814 reviews
.12 miles away
The Robin Hood Experience
86 reviews
.06 miles away
Gincident
54 reviews
.01 miles away
The Kitty Cafe
180 reviews
.01 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
85benjaminb
20 May 2019|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Cavatinafan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, do not know as only visit Nottingham occasionally.
0
Votes
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Specialty Coffee Shop

  • Yes, The Specialty Coffee Shop offers takeaway services.

  • Yes, The Specialty Coffee Shop offers delivery services.

  • The Specialty Coffee Shop is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5