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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 29 October 2023

Great service , food lovely friendly atmosphere, 10 of us for Sunday dinner , spot on will go again 😊

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 5 June 2022 via mobile

Not lived in the area long so obviously thought we’d try one of the local pubs. I think reading by past reviews this place once was great but my god it’s gone downhill fast. The food was inedible and the place looks like nobody’s looked...after it for a few years. Staff were nice but they we’re having to deal with too many all day drinkers swearing and generally being obnoxious. I couldn’t recommend a quick drink here never mind a meal.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 30 January 2022 via mobile

Sunday dinner there today, one of the best we’ve ever had. Beats Toby hands down! Friendly staff and made us feel welcome 👍🏻

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 17 January 2022

Excellent food. Had Sunday lunch and I've got to say it's one of the best we've had. All homemade and cooked to perfection. This meal was so tasty. Will definitely be going again.

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 2 January 2022 via mobile

Myself and my family visited the Elwes Arms for Christmas dinner which we had been long looking forward to. We left very disappointed, for the money it cost per head we all felt very let down. Some of the dinner cane out cold and the...Landlady seemed more stressed than accommodating. I would of paid 30.00 tops for this meal unfortunately it did not warrant £45. The atmosphere lacked also. Average at bestMore

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2021 via mobile

Took my family for dinner tonight and had a lovely time. Great food at fantastic value, lovely staff and a friendly atmosphere, even has a outdoor play area to keep the kids occupied. Will definitely come back again. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 19 July 2021

Just enjoyed a lovely meal for two here today. Excellent food at a good price. Will return. The new owners and chef are very friendly and welcoming

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 16 July 2021 via mobile

We didn’t realise the Elwes is back open again with new owners. Great place had the Sunday carvery it was beautiful, really generous portions. Lovely atmosphere highly recommend you visit

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 September 2020

Recently moved to Nottingham and after a busy couple of days we really fancied a Sunday dinner. We arrived to an almost empty pub - probably 5 tables but it's very large. We were seated and asked for our order of drinks of which came...pretty quickly. We ordered our Sunday carvery (only food they were serving was the Sunday dinner - can't call it a carvery as you couldn't serve yourself). The food came and it was quite blatently frozen veg and Yorkshire's as previous tables had recognised it and had complained. The gravy was granules. The meat looked like a ready meal from the Tesco Value range We couldn't eat our food so decided to call it quits. Seemed a few people came here based on good reviews and we're complaining to as the manager decided to stop any food bookings. Seems a real shame as we came here due to seeing some great reviews and high stars on TripAdvisor. The staff were polite and understanding, so that's a positive!Really hope they sort it out as it was clearly a good pub at one point. 4* for service 0* for food (I hate complaining about anything but this was just something that I had to say something)More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020

Managed to persuade the kids it would be safe to go to the pub on a Wednesday night. Everything very well organised - clear directions etc, sanitiser on arrival. Food came quickly as you'd expect from a carvery, quality was excellent - my beef was...particularly good but everyone enjoyed theirs (including one veggie). Very good value too, feeding a hungry (and thirsty) family of 4 for £40, highly recommend this place.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 10 June 2020

Was recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint. Delivered exactly on time with some fabulous reviews from grateful recipients. Really fresh sandwiches and some delicious cakes. So easy to arrange, pay and we’re delivered from afar. Wish I lived nearer myself but will...definitely be using to send treats whilst it continues again. Think I’m Up to 7 teas ordered so far! Really great product and really friendly service. ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 1 June 2020

Fantastic afternoon tea delivery during the pandemic for my nanna's 84th birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed it while socially distanced in her garden snadwich9and cakes were delicious definitely recommended thank you.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed 19 May 2020 via mobile

We've had a few of the Sunday Roast from the Elwes now, and everyone of them were amazing, superb portion sizes, even the kids portions were big, tasted amazing, meat was lovely and with plenty of veg. I especially enjoyed the cauliflower cheese. The staff...are soo friendly and go out of their way to help you, a couple of times I left it quite late to order and tbh I didnt think they would cater for my son who is Dairy free as he has an allergy, but they did, and it was very much appriciated. I couldnt recommend them enough,thankyou so much, and we'll see you at the weekend xxxMore

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed 9 May 2020 via mobile

We have frequented the Elwes and it never dissapoints, we have held big surprise birthdays and have attended other parties here. I have spent more than one Birthday here too. As well as having been to collect lockdown Carveries since the pandemic. Becky and the...team and amazing. A credit to NottinghamMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 27 April 2020 via mobile

We would highly recommend the Sunday Roast if you want a change from cooking and the lock down .It was quick and a prompt service. We had roast lamb dinners and puddings and it was delicious 👍

Date of visit: April 2020
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clairesp15
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Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
Outside patio area but not in the pub
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Response from paul1965Nottingham | Reviewed this property |
Hi , If I remember correctly they did do a range of Veggie dishes but being a Carnivore I soon gazed at the meat menu , sorry i can't help anymore than that , they do cook veggie dishes and i'm sure they will be nice... More
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The Elwes Arms is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5