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The Canalhouse Bar

££ - £££, British,
48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
+44 115 955 5060
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely unusual setting with the water and bridge actually inside the pub. Nice comfy if a little tatty seating and a huge choice of drinks. However no cocktails! Although we did not eat, the food being served looked very nice. Missed the barge though that...More

Thank jobow6
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We own a narrowboat, so were intrigued by this unique building in our own home city. Based in an old canal warehouse it has a dock inside, complete with water and a small narrowboat. We usually moor our own boat as close to a pub...More

Thank Partizanmeister
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Came here before a Notts County game and had a pretty good atmosphere - also showed football on the TVs. It's a pretty unique layout with the canal in the actual pub but the food is average. During the evenings it can get lively and...More

Thank AC1395
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is our local and we've taken many friends here. It's a unique setting with the canal running into the pub. You'll be spoilt for choice for beers and ciders - a tasting flight is a good option. They have a large outdoor area overlooking...More

Thank lucy9lu
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Visited back at the start of September whilst on a business trip. The place was pretty much empty yet despite seeing me already burden with bags I was given a pager and told where to collect any sauces and cutlery needed. Outside was messy and...More

2  Thank Bruno L
Reviewed 2 October 2016

A lovely setting by the canal in Nottingham, with acanal boat actually moored insise the bar/resaurant. (It used to be canal museum years ago!). Went yesterday with a group of friends after looking around the canal festival taking place nearby. We wanted a meal, a...More

1  Thank catme
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I went here initially on a Saturday night and it was lively and heaving. Returned on the Sunday and it was a lot more peaceful but I enjoyed both times. If you want to try a few different beers this is the place to go...More

Thank KevMac1960
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful quirky little find. The canal water going into the bar area is a pleasant surprise and this place was a glorious sun garden. Reasonably priced drinks in a different setting. Perfect!

Thank Danielle A
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Was in such a lovely setting, could habe sat there all night and was blown away by the amount of choice of the drinks. All the bar staff were extremely friendly and the food was well priced and lovely. Will defo be returning was a...More

Thank kyrabinky
Reviewed 20 September 2016

With it's massive collection of ales and fantastic food this place a ace. Sat outside in the sun on their lovely terrace right on the banks of the canal, there is nothing I can think of more relaxing. There is a barge actually in the...More

Thank Mark D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 00:30
12:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 955 5060
  • E-mail
Opened in 2000 on the lower floors of the former Canal Museum, the Canalhouse must be unique amongst public houses in that the adjacent canal extends INSIDE the building, complete with resident narrow boats.In addition to the spacious bar areas, there is a covered and heated outdoor drinking terrace, plus comprehensive conference and function facilities for up to 200 people on the first floor.
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