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 Jazz pub
During the latter years of the 1980's this was my regular Wednesday evening watering hole where they put on the best of contemporary jazz including local Nottingham band, Pinski Zoo. I had some great nights in there enjoying the good beers and great live jazz. Happy memories.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018Rating: rosettes

 Cat & Steve
Cat & Steve took over at Middletons (formerly The Roebuck & Deep Cellar) in July 2015.
Our aim is to bring the community back into the pub offering value of money food & drinks
Monday, February 15, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Destroyed by fire in 2006
Thursday, January 14, 2016Rating: No rosettes

Len Davey FBI Florida
 Drink Problem
5 Hours Andrea if my Wendy stopped off at the Pub for that amount of time
the door would be locked and she would be sleeping in the dog kennel
Wednesday, August 29, 2012Rating: No rosettes

Andrea Bloodworth
 cycle ride
We only popped in on our cycle ride home,really friendly locals and bar staff. We stayed for five hours and will recommend it anyone. The food was excellent and real ale top notch. Everyone said we should try the Sunday lunch and steak night on Thursdays,our local used to be the poet and castle but no anymore.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012Rating: rosettes

dave goodwin
this is a pub to avoid on sundays as we went in, on sunday the 21st july 2912 + the barmen called last orders at 18 mins past 10 then the bouncer was tellin every1 to drink up at 2235 when there was only about 9 people in so they can keep it in future cheap drinks or not
Monday, July 30, 2012Rating: rosettes

Nigel Tabb
 Nigel Tabb
Nice cheese and tomato roll.
Saturday, July 14, 2012Rating: rosettes

Derby Ram
 Smells like Jerusalem
needs a re-fit
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: No rosettes

blood all outside and up the walls must have been a busy night in the lady.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

blood all outside and up the walls must have been a busy night in the lady.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012Rating: rosettes

 cheap beer
what more can i say
cheap cheap cheap
Wednesday, June 27, 2012Rating: rosettes

Kevin Riley
Never ever let's me down third year
in a row and still serving the best beer in Notts.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012Rating: rosettes

 Real Pub
True pub goers pub - great music, too many cask ales to choose from and the food was great too.
Sunday, November 6, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Thurlands Fab
Excellent city centre bar - something for everyone. Great service and atmosphere. Lovely staff
Sunday, November 6, 2011Rating: rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Listed in the CAMRA Good Beer Guide 2011.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Phone number
The phone number listed is incorrect, please do not use as it is a residential number now.
Saturday, May 14, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Very dissapointed customer
 Never again!!!!
I came into this bar with my partner and were greeted with a very rude bar manager...he was a little polish guy. He didnt use any manners and was very abrupt and rude with us. We didnt end up having a drink and we walked out. He definitely shouldnt be a manager in a bar in town. Very dissapointing as i have heard good things about this bar!
Tuesday, April 19, 2011Rating: No rosettes

 Great refurb
I visited the Thurland Hall after it's refurb Jan 2011. It is very upmarket and well decorated. Loved the girls at the bar and would definately recommend this place for 25years+, probably not students as it doesn't offer discounts. Nice food and nice service. Oh and the coffee was YUM!
Wednesday, February 23, 2011Rating: No rosettes

Mick Cornwall
 Nice pub terrible management/ staff
A fantastic family pub, friendly locals who have been drinking here for many a moon. Very little students drink here due to the prices, students prefer cheap beer (the grove) or cheap spirits and late night drinking ( bag o nails). The management and new staff here have stinking attitude, .. They lack respect and are not very welcoming !strange people, and also unsure of what custom they are after...

The pub has been nose diving in popularity in the last 24 months, pls sown rescue this place. It has previously won best pub in nottm during the noughties
Sunday, August 22, 2010Rating: rosettes

Gary Roe Annesley
 Sunday Lunch
had the carvery today, best Ive had in a pub for ages will go again when were out for lunch
Sunday, August 8, 2010Rating: rosettes

H&H has re-opened and serves some cracking food and decent beer.
Monday, July 12, 2010Rating: rosettes

gemma buckingham
i used to live in this pub when i was a child with my parents phyllis and graham and i was it so much
Tuesday, June 29, 2010Rating: rosettes

Jo Parr
 Wonderful meal
My husband and I enjoyed a wonderful meal here on Thursday. We had dropped our son at the airport and found the pub by accident on our way home to Lincs. We found the atmosphere welcoming and the food very good. We will call again - it is not too far from home.well done to Gary, Vicky and staff.
Friday, June 18, 2010Rating: rosettes

sara janikoz
its been turned into flats lol
Thursday, May 20, 2010Rating: No rosettes

b haynes
lovely pub went to family party there ,decor very modern,clean, staff very friendly,food very good,
Sunday, February 7, 2010Rating: rosettes

Dee Booth
 Pub Demolished
Saturday, January 16, 2010Rating: No rosettes

geoff fearn
now closed up.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

geoff fearn
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

geoff fearn
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

geoff fearn
 Now Closed up
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

geoff fearn
closed up.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Mike Freshney
 shut up
another shut up now.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Mike Freshney
now shut up.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

Mike Freshney
shut now.
Sunday, October 11, 2009Rating: No rosettes

this could give a false impression as the original pub closed down, and is now under new ownership
Saturday, September 12, 2009Rating: rosettes

I stumbled upon the Thurland Hall whilst looking for live music on a Monday night, what a mistake! Inside it felt like I was transported to the New York Underground at the Bronx. I was told by the cab driver the next day I was lucky to come out alive, fortunately I was only in Nottingham on business but the memory will live with me forever!
Monday, April 6, 2009Rating: No rosettes

 Love it
Nice pub with a great beer garden. Interioris looking a little faded these days, but I think that's part of the charm! Food is good and what you'd expect of a pub, as we as the usual nice fish special.

I've always found the staff quite friendly and helpful. Certainly a great deal better than most you'd fine around nottingham city
Wednesday, December 17, 2008Rating: rosettes

 Spot On
We regularaly visit the Bridge for cheap and basic food, it does what it says on the tin, spot on - thanks
Friday, February 23, 2007Rating: rosettes

great pub very friendly staff and the best sunday entertainment in nottingham and they have a great skuffle band on this friday night
Monday, February 19, 2007Rating: rosettes

Don Workman
I lived & worked in England for 4 + months and the Shepherds Rest was the best pub by far of any other I visited in England. The owners , staff and food were wonderfull. Please try there Sunday carving. I will never forget the Shepherds Rest. Don Workman
Monday, February 12, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Jonathan Worsley
 New owners - Good pub
We just moved into the area in Oct 06 and were told that the Plough was expecting new owners. They are Mark and Racheal who make great hosts. We are fast becoming regulars enjoying their food, wine, beer and service. Not bad considering I'm a dreadful food snob!!
Thursday, January 25, 2007Rating: rosettes

David Carroll
 Pond life
The title says it all. How they ever got a Kiddie licence, i do not know!
Thursday, January 18, 2007Rating: No rosettes

Geoff Swift
 60th birthday celebrations
Excellent evening had by all.
Bar and food sevice very good - even included some complimentary drinks from manager Darren , a nice touch.
Menu varied and great value.
Will certainly visit again.
GEOFF [Norfolk]
Wednesday, January 17, 2007Rating: rosettes

Michael D'Ray
 Tasty, Friendly, Trendy!
After a massive and much needed refurbishment done to a very high standard we found this refreshing and modern but with a subtle twist of traditional.

The food was excellent and we have tried it twice since to be sure. Well prepered by friendly staff, clean tidy, good value all round.. what more can you expect!

Will be going again and recommending for sure. Lets hope the standards don't slip..
Friday, January 12, 2007Rating: rosettes

 Worth checking out.
Taken over and refurbished by Mark and Rachel in September and looking and feeling good. The interior's looking warm and inviting, the beer's is in good nick and the food is a very pleasant surprise. It's a reassuringly small menu, so there isn't the nagging doubt that it's all been done in a microwave.

We had Sunday lunch in the small restaurant . The quality was excellent and the presentation and service was pretty much 100%. We were all carnivourous so I can't comment on the veggie option, but there were no complaints about the roast beef or lamb and my dad was delighted with the seabass.

Monday, November 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 self publisity
Monday, November 6, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 Great pub / Animal doormen
If you do go to this pub you will have a great time....until you have to walk past their neanderthal gorrilas on the door.

As I was leaving the pub last night there had been some incident involving a guy and they were kicking him out (literally). As I walked toward the door one of these twats landed a right hook on me, busting my lip. I hadn't been involved in the incident and this was clearly a case of mistaken identity as I hadn't anything done or said a single word. Infact I'd been having a great time as I always do when I go to The Thurland.

What annoys me is what gives these tossers the right to HIT people whether they have done anythng or not? When I tried to protest my innocence (in a civil and non-violent manner) I was just told to go away. Obviously I have reported the incident to the police (not that that will make any difference) and I won't be drinking there again. I would encourage anyone to boycott the pub in the same way....for as long as these meat-heads remain on the door.

Sunday, October 8, 2006Rating: No rosettes

 the pace to be
well cool bar - dont take my word for it - get down there you will not be disappointed - give the food a try as well.
Wednesday, September 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Great back street pub
locals and staff always welcome you in
food wasn't so great before but new manager is doing excellent job with it now
nice little garden to rear
no scumbags
Friday, September 8, 2006Rating: rosettes

 cool bar
the new place to be in town!
Sunday, June 4, 2006Rating: rosettes

 Forget it
Dont bother!
Used to be a good pub with decent ale, but seems to have sold out to the Saturday afternoon Hansons drinking football crowd.

Saturday, June 3, 2006Rating: rosettes

Bob + Sue
 cool bar
doesnt look much from the outside - but inside is a different story - well laid out bar (bit on the narrow side though!) great food at reasonable prices, beer garden, freindly staff an a dj playing some nice tunes.
Sunday, May 14, 2006Rating: rosettes

 great family pub
very friendly landlord and landlady. Pub recently redecorated & always run well (landlord keeps good order, no rowdiness ever experienced). Food is very good indeed, with a range of options to suit all pockets (excellent special deals). Very family friendly, good car park. Very highly recommended.
Sunday, May 7, 2006Rating: rosettes

Hi a itz Lisa Pdros ex phil my bro iz the best in the thurland
Thursday, March 9, 2006Rating: rosettes

 the pub has been taken over
the new telephone number is 01773811337, all the staff and really friendly, it has amazing food, 4 pumps of real ales, and it is the the good beer guide. overall a great pub
Monday, February 20, 2006Rating: rosettes

Sunday, December 4, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Dale & Phil
Hi Dale and Phil are the best ever I only drink there if they are on coz am gonna get great service from them and they are great hard working guys

Tuesday, November 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

 What Happened?
Re.the Goose Fair public house. Hucknall Road. Bullwell Nottingham. Opened xmas 1982 .I was the first licensee at the opening of the above.What a great pub in those days; after being with SHIPSTONES for several years I returned to my home town of Stockport. I last visited the pub approx 5 years ago; all seemed ok. Recently I spent some time on a nostalga trip to Nottingham. I could not believe my eyes.The pub was no more. All there is a building site. How could a 22 year old pub be demolished ? Can you give me any info on what happened. When this pub opened it was a major mega busy place to be. I had a great time there in my short stay. thanks KEITH.
Tuesday, November 8, 2005Rating: No rosettes

This is by far one of the best pubs in Nottingham. I thought the food was great and they serve a nice pint in relaxed and lovely surroundings. The small bar is a treasure
Tuesday, October 25, 2005Rating: rosettes

 very friendly
They desperatly need a Disco,
me for a suggestion
why not?
Sunday, October 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

chris marriott
 quite pleasent but
needs a desent disco, i know just
the man
Sunday, October 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

candy papos
 what a real pub is al about
looks and feels like apub should
great place to meet and talk(most new age pubs put astop to that with loud music) good food friendly people grate atmospher in need of a bit of a clean up plus air con but still rates ten out of ten
Sunday, October 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

Lisa Pedros gal
Hi i love Pedro but has he got a girlfriend?
Sunday, September 18, 2005Rating: rosettes

Thursday, September 8, 2005Rating: rosettes

Thursday, September 8, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 No food
We went to the ferry last night,Orderd our food at 19:00 at 19:45 our starters came out (COLD!) and by 20:45 with no mains we went to get a refund,Only to find others at the till getting refunds..The service is rubbish there!

We dine there five or six times a year but not anymore.There must have been some staff changes as the place used to be good.

I would suggest that senior management look into the way the ferry is running as six complaints of missing meals in one night is just not on!
Monday, September 5, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Tuesday, August 30, 2005Rating: rosettes

i visit this pub almost every weakend as i have made a comment months ago about the food but beer was still ok i now need to say that on the last 2 visites that the beer i like as not been on tap and if this does not inporve iwill will b going else where which is a shame as the food the food and beer used to b so good
Sunday, August 21, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 best pub in notts
pedro is a joker and a hard worker he is sometimes lost but sometimes found he works hard in the pub but sometimes acts crazy
Wednesday, August 10, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Joe Evans
 good beer, proper drinkers pub, good food
Good cask guest ales. Friendly landlady and landlord excellent atmosphere on quiz night.
Friday, July 29, 2005Rating: rosettes

Beverley Press
My friend and I went to the plough for dinner last night (July 20, 2005) which was absolutley lovely, cant fault the chef at all. The cutlery could do with being placed with something more substantial to hold and to compliment the china. I did find it hard to relax in an informal dinning area but also had the traditional pub next door. The 2 dont mix. I will be happy to recommend the restaurant to my friends but I think a few things need to change to warrant the prices. Such as better service, cutlery and decor in the pub to enhance the food atmosphere.
kind regards
Thursday, July 21, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Self Publicity
I think the comment below this must have been put in by the manager. For that reason I wouldn't go there after such an obvious self publicity stunt!
Tuesday, July 5, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Simon Cook
 Superb Village Pub
Superb village pub, i was staying in digs in keyworth for 2 months in spring 2003. Graham, Deb, Rachel, chewie and the rest of the team made me feel so welcome. Great beer, excellent food, good atmosphere. Thanks for the Warm Welcome and send off, guys!
Sunday, July 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Good grief ! ! ! !
The most tatty pub ever.
Monday, June 20, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 Albion Inn ? ? ? ?
The Albion no longer exists, it's now trying to be a trendy wine bar called The Moog
Monday, June 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

daniel $.A.$.
i think that jimmy is a very good and polite worker in the pub he serves well and is never there thank you for listening to me p.s. daniel $.A.$.dont watch (w.c.)
Monday, June 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

daniel s.a.s.
i think that charlie is a very good worker with alot of respect towards the customers he is always there and works hard
Monday, June 6, 2005Rating: rosettes

Thursday, June 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

 The pub iz o.k
My man pedro works there and he iz so so Lush
Monday, May 23, 2005Rating: rosettes

downstairs at the weekend can be a rough spot! however a totally different atmosphere, crowd of people upstairs - 80s music at the weekends. Owner Mick keeps an eye on the place, and likes to get to know all his customers by their first name - handy some times....
Saturday, April 9, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Dining out ?
The Bridge at Gamston in Nottingham is now the most talked about dining out venue in the area. A fantastic new menu, and a brilliant and friendly team, makes the experience well worth while. Ideally situated for the Holme Pierrepoint Water Sports Centre, it makes an ideal place to chill out.
Sunday, April 3, 2005Rating: rosettes

 The Dragon
Previously known as The City Gate Tavern. Now known as The Dragon
Sunday, March 20, 2005Rating: rosettes

adrian sudbury
 the dragon
this pub has been refurbished and is pretty good. Real Ales, very good food, friendly staff with a beer garden thats nice in the summer.
Saturday, March 19, 2005Rating: rosettes

Barbra Hickman
 My Great Grandparents owned this Inn in 1907
Any pics, stories greatfully recieved
Sunday, March 13, 2005Rating: rosettes

i have been visiting this pub almost every weak for 6 years the beer on the whole as been very good and so as the food . the food ie carvery on a sunday lunch used to be exalant . the beer is still good but my last 3 visits since new year 2005 for sunday lunch carvery as not been a nice experance which have to say with regret as the used to be second none.due to this i may never try food again fearing the as not inproved. which is a pity because it used be so good.
Wednesday, March 9, 2005Rating: No rosettes

 G'day from OZ
Spent most of my life growing up in that Pub, love to see what it looks like now.
I remember all the trouble we had, hey but that was still a fantastic pub.
Used to love the discos up stair, I have found memories of that place.
Tuesday, February 15, 2005Rating: rosettes

angie beardsmore
 best avoided
we called for a relaxing sunday lunch, how wrong we were, it was like sitting in the middle of a war zone, children running about all over screaming, adults shouting, a lady changing a young childs nappy on the table close to us, the staff were slovenly and unclean in appearance. We cancelled our meal and got a refund, it was far from the enjoyable experience we had expected, we definitely will not be visiting there or recommending it to anyone for sure!!
Sunday, February 6, 2005Rating: No rosettes

Raymond Walker.
I and my wife grew up in the shadow of this wonderfull Pub.
We used to play skittles in the back yard and my whole family just about lived in it.
Sunday, January 2, 2005Rating: rosettes

 Best pub in Nottingham
Lots of real ales, guest beers and ciders this pub has got a brilliant atmosphere and at the weekend they have live acts on try it you will like it!! And itís on a tram route what more could you ask for
Monday, December 13, 2004Rating: rosettes

Richard Chatwin
 New Name
New name of the bar is now MOOG. Named after Robert Moog who invented the synthesiser.
Friday, December 10, 2004Rating: rosettes

andee christian
 the staff
I must comment on the bar-man called Andy who works during the day.I have never seen such a fine pair of legs in my long and colourful career!
Friday, December 3, 2004Rating: rosettes

Here's a pub which has a friendly atmosphere, with a mix of locals and students.It has a gaudy colour scheme with a strange purple colour on the outside, and pink and yellow inside. Entertainment here consists of pool table and darts facilities, as well as disco nights. It is on a busy high street with other bars as well making it a great place to go out
Wednesday, August 25, 2004Rating: rosettes

 A great place !
The Durham Ox in Brinsley in a great place for a drink with a large beer garden set up with a great clibming frame for children and also a smaller climbing frame for toddlers. If you are to go to the durham please be sure to check this out. The inside is also very nice with a best side and a bar side and also has a pool room. If your looking for a game of darts just go into the bar side were there is a dart board and also if your after a game of dominoes just ask behind the bar and they will pass you some over. Please check out this pub its a great place to go :-)
Wednesday, August 25, 2004Rating: No rosettes

James W
 Good Ambiance
Typical Hogshead pub, serving real ales. Has a good ambiance, and is usually a lively and busy pub. Popular with the student population...
Sunday, July 25, 2004Rating: rosettes

Graham Jones
 A Great Hotel with a Bar!
This is a lovely Hotel aimed at contractors, Stag and Hen parties and people wanting cheaper accommodation. My stag was great, the rooms are clean and tidy and the bar had a great atmosphere where you could relax!
Saturday, July 17, 2004Rating: rosettes

Lucy Wren
 Vodka Paradise
If you cannot find the Vodka you want here then it doesn't exist!
Thursday, December 7, 2000Rating: rosettes

mick hill
 nice bar
nice friendly landlord/lady.
> pleasant atmosphere
> good beer
Saturday, February 5, 2000Rating: rosettes

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