Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

Best restaurants in Nottingham

At our two Nottingham student accommodation sites Lace Market Studios and The Rise, we asked our residents where are the best places to eat in Nottingham? They gave us a list of the places they recommend, and also the other hidden gems around the area.

Top restaurants in Nottingham.

Cochin Fort | South Indian Food Nottingham.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

156 Alfreton Rd, Radford, NG7 3NS | 27 min walk from Lace Market Studios/5 min walk from The Rise

Get indulged in the tantalising flavours of South India. Cochin Fort offer authentic traditional South Indian flavours on every plate.


Colombo Street | Sri Lankan Food Nottingham.

 2-4 Adam’s Walk, Fletcher Gate, NG1 1QS | 4 min walk from Lace Market Studios/10 min bike ride from The Rise

Hidden away in the centre of Nottingham, you’ll find Colombo Street, offering handpicked dishes to offer the best culinary voyage that journeys through the Sri Lanka’s favourites from different regions.


 Shanghai Shanghai | Chinese restaurant and bar Nottingham.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

15 Goose Gate, Nottingham NG1 1FE | 3 min walk from Lace Market Studios/10 min bike ride from The Rise

Shanghai Shanghai offers traditional a delicious Cantonese style menu, typical of what you would find in Hong Kong. Their menu has over 250 dishes and includes a wide variety of authentic hot and spicy Sichuan meals. Here you’ll find all your favourite dishes, ranging from the Sweet & Sours and Sizzlers to live seafood such as Lobster, Crabs & Scallops.


Taquero | Taco restaurant Nottingham.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

6-8 Heathcoat St, NG1 3AA | 4 min walk from Lace Market Studios/10 min bike ride from The Rise

If you like Mexican food and tacos you will LOVE Taquero. Feast on all of the authentic loaded tacos and tequila you can dream of.


Bustler Nottingham | Street food market Nottingham.

Avenue E&D, Freckingham St, NG1 1DW | 8 min walk from Lace Market Studios/14 min bike ride from The Rise

Nestled amongst the buzz of Sneinton Market – a unique area with a blend of independent businesses, is Bustler Nottingham. With the best UK street food, top-notch drinks including craft beer & cocktails, great DJ’s and a quality atmosphere, It’s the perfect addition to the lively food & drink scene the city has to offer.

A hand-picked selection of craft beers, organic wines and cocktails. Teamed with local talent, live DJ’s and entertainment – it’s the place to chill, dance, feast or whatever you fancy!


Food markets in Nottingham.

Asiana Hypermarket | Chinese Supermarket Nottingham.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

Asiana Hypermarket, 108 Woodborough Rd, NG3 1AR | 18 min walk from Lace Market Studios/22 min walk from The Rise

This excellent supermarket, Asiana brings Nottingham the largest selection of food products from China, Korea, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Philippines, Japan, Taiwan, India and America.

You can shop online here.


Medina Food Store | Continental Food Market Nottingham.

79-83 Radford Rd, Radford, NG7 5DR | 12 min bike ride from Lace Market Studios/11 min walk from The Rise

The Medina Food Store is a great gem in the heart of Nottingham. Experience the aisles offering foods from all over the continent.


Goldens Sharif and Sons | Halal Supermarket Nottingham.

106-110 Radford Rd, NG7 5FU | 13 min bike ride from Lace Market Studios/12 min walk from The Rise

A halal supermarket featuring a deli counter offering freshly prepared halal meats and savory snacks. Once inside, you’re greeted with the aroma of spices, the sight of colorful fruits and vegetables, and the sound of bustling activity.


Aldi | Discount Supermarket Chain.

Radford Boulevard, NG7 5QJ | 13 min bike ride from Lace Market Studios/16 min walk from The Rise
Aldi is the perfect place to do the weekly food shop when you are a student. With low prices on everyday foods, you’ll be able to do your weekly shop on £20 or under easily.


Best coffee shops in Nottingham.

The Pudding Pantry | Coffee Shop and Dessert Restaurant.

The Pudding Pantry, 27-29 Trinity Sq, Burton St, Nottingham NG1 4AF | 14 min walk from Lace Market Studios/18 min walk from The Rise

If you love coffee and have a sweet tooth, this is the place for you. Offering coffee, breakfast, brunch and afternoon tea, you’ll have to visit to try their delicious homemade treats.


Kitty Café | Cat Rescue Centre and Cat Café.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation
31- 37 Friar Ln, NG1 6DD | 12 min walk from Lace Market Studios/20 min walk from The Rise

If you are a cat lover and missing your little pets at home, this is a great café to go to to grab a coffee. Also a Cat Rescue Centre, Kitty Café Nottingham has a welfare charge which is only £8 per adult.


Café Newton | Nottingham Trent University Café.

NTU City Campus (Stop G1), NG1 4BU | 8 min bike ride from Lace Market Studios/16 min walk from The Rise

If you study at Nottingham Trent University, don’t forget that Café Newton is a great place to relax with a tea or coffee after or in-between lectures. And you’ll be greeted by student friendly prices on campus too.


Places to visit in Nottingham.

Nottingham Arboretum | Park in Nottingham.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation
Waverley St, NG7 4HF | 15 min walk from Lace Market Studios/6 min walk from The Rise.

A historic, beautifully maintained park that is home to an important collection of over 800 trees, some of which are from the original collection planted in the 19th century, award winning Nottingham Arboretum is Nottingham’s oldest public park and the closest park to the city centre, opened on 11 May 1852.  Easily accessible from the city centre and the wider community via the tram network that runs alongside, this park plays a vital role for the local community and is the site for many organised events.


Highfields | Parks and Gardens in Nottingham.

University Blvd, Lenton, NG7 2RD | 17 min bike ride from Lace Market Studios/15 min bike ride from The Rise

This 21 hectares park is filled with magnificent trees, colourful plants and water features. Perfect for a day out and great for photo opportunities.


Have you sorted your accommodation for September yet?

Heading to NTU or Uni of Notts? Still figuring out where to live? Want to be in heart of city life for all those nights out? We’ve got you covered! – Our two central locations are close to everything you need for student life.

While we know September may seem like an age away, now is the perfect time to get ahead and secure your accommodation for next academic year.

You can then concentrate on your studies without the stress of finding your next student home in the summer. With all bills included in your rent (and no rising energy costs), a dedicated maintenance team, on-site reception with postal service, and spacious social spaces to sit back and relax in you’ll feel right at home.

The Rise.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

  • Choose from a range of peaceful studio rooms with everything you need for student life included.
  • 51 and 44 week contracts available.
  • A short walk from all Nottingham City Centre has to offer.
  • Uni of Nottingham is just a short bus or tram ride away.

Lace Market Studios.

Best restaurants in Nottingham - Host Student accommodation

  • 51 week contracts.
  • Our studio rooms are contemporary, stylish and have everything you want from a student home. some like our Platinum Deluxe studios have an average 32m² floor space and private roof terraces.
  • University of Nottingham is a quick tram ride away.

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