Places for lunch in Nottingham

Wael Makki | Date posted - 01 Feb 2019
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite or a gastro lunch, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of our favourite places for lunch in Nottingham for you to recharge your batteries before an intense afternoon at the office.


After travelling around Australia and eating pies every day for six months, Pieminister founders Jon & Tris returned to the UK with one thing on their mind: to make great British pies. Pieminister in Nottingham is now one of nine restaurants around the UK, so it’s needless to say trying one of their pies is a must when you’re in town. They offer lunch deals for just £7.95 that includes a pie and sides. They’ve also got gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan pies for the pickiest amongst you. Got the afternoon off? Bring your friends and enjoy their escape game, it’s pretty awesome!


Don’t know what you’re in the mood for? Why choose, Wildwood's got everything! These guys serve freshly prepared food, and whether you choose from the grill section, stone-baked pizza, freshly prepared pastas or delicious salads, you’ll definitely leave this place with a fully satisfied tummy. They’ve got a lunch offer from Monday to Friday: order two courses and a drink for £11.95, or three courses for £14.95. Wildwood is one of the best places for lunch in Nottingham, and one of our favourites!


Nothing like a Japanese meal to get you back on your feet for an intense afternoon at the office. This small independent Japanese grill specialises in kushiyaki. It consists of small plates of skewered meat and fish cooked over charcoal - and it’s hella delicious. Expect mackerel, tsukune, tofu Kushi katsu, beef, and many more Japanese delights. They’ve got a great lunch offer: for £10, get one snack, two pieces of skewers with rice and a drink. Book your table to avoid any line!

Turtle Bay

Travel all the way to the Caribbean beaches at Turtle Bay! If you’re in the mood for exotic flavours, head along and try one of their amazing traditional dishes. They’ve got salads, wraps, street burgers, steaks, fish, pots, and many (many) more. Their menu is pretty cheap and the service is fast. Turtle Bay is undoubtedly one of the best places for lunch in Nottingham.

TGI Fridays

In the mood for burgers? (I mean, aren’t we always?) Then you should head to TGI Fridays! These guys serve all sorts of delicious American flavours, from yummy appetizers to steaks, tasty sandwiches, and amazing burgers. They’ve got dozens of burgers, many veggie options, and delicious milkshakes that will 100% bring all the boys in the yard... So, if you’re not counting your calories (that’s the way), have yourself a double-glazed burger with bbq ribs and a strawberry and vanilla milkshake - you’re in for a heavenly lunch!

Annie’s Burger Shack

If you’re looking for a more authentic and intimate institution, try Annie’s Burger Shack. With 34 different burgers, this spot is a must on Nottingham when looking for the best burgers in town. Expect all sorts and all sizes, from double-meat and cheesy burgers to vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. Try our favourite  The Boston Nibbler; double burgers topped with Swiss and cheddar cheese slices, two beer battered onion rings, grilled pineapple, two bacon rashers and tangy American burger sauce - a real piece of heaven.

The Old Flower Shop

When looking for the best places for lunch in Nottingham, don’t miss out on The Old Flower Shop. This little gem combines a relaxed bar with a comfortable restaurant and is inspired by the best of the Big Apple. Their menu features classic favourites, burgers fit for kings, fresh and tasty salads, stone-baked pizzas, and a melting grill section. Their bar stocks some of the best beers available in town, as well as delicious and interesting cocktails to recharge your batteries before an afternoon at the office. Don’t miss out on their January deal and get 30% off their menu during the whole month.
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