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The Elwes Arms

££ - £££, British,
Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
+44 115 987 1280
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I approached Beccy at the Elwes Arms to see if she would be able to accommodate us for a fundraising party. She was very generous and happy to oblige in all respects. All my questions were answered quickly and professionally and nothing was too much...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MrandMrsAJS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having recently become vegan I was so impressed with the vegan menu at the Elwes Arms...they even had desserts too and not just fruit salad. The food was delicious and staff friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Susanne P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is truly wonderful great staff great food great atmosphere can't fault it really went for the Sunday roast and it was truly delightful food was top notch as was the service will definitely be using this place again go give it a try

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank julianw208
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had our annual Christmas school reunion get together. Lovely food, nice & hot, plenty of vegetables and gravy. Excellent attentive service. Will be booking again for next year.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank allen c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great bar, great food, staff and plenty of parking .. lots of local events throughout the year to bring the community together .. lovely restaurant and friendly bar that welcomes everyone anytime ..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank adamo687
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant for a Sunday dinner using our meerkats meal voucher.The soup I had for starter was beautiful and probably made me expect more from the main course.The main course was disappointing.Boiled chicken breast, frozen roast potatoes and tiny Yorkshire pudding.It did...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LoveTravel806397
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I had my afternoon tea themed birthday party with 81 guests on Sunday 21st October. My staff liason was Luke. This young man was wonderful planning and implementing my vision of the day to the finest detail going over and above his job specification!!! Even...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marlin012016
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I can’t praise Beccy and her team enough for the welcome our family and 50 guests received on Saturday. It’s a lovely party venue, food perfect and everything was so well organised. Quite a few of the guests hadn’t visited you before but I’m confident...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Journey749924
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The elwes arms were kind enough to recently host a leaving party at very short notice for a colleague leaving us at work. They put on chip cobs for around 30 people for us free of charge and staff were continuously asking us if we'd...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant service by all staff very helpful and the band Swing when you're Blue excellent as always.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lynne B
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Questions & Answers
30 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
Outside patio area but not in the pub
2 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
They offer vegetarian dishes yes
Jane D
20 February 2018|
Response from nbassford | Reviewed this property |
yes it is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 987 1280
  • E-mail
Privately owned, family run pub and restaurant in the heart of Carlton. The Elwes arms uses fresh locally sourced produce to prepare homemade delicious cooking. We cater for most allergies and can accommodate all special requirements. Functions are our speciality, with packages to suit all budgets and occasions from Baby showers, Christenings, Weddings, Family occasions, Birthday Parties,retirment and farewell parties including funeral wakes. We have a very active events and entertainment diary. Please visit Facebook for the latest updates.
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