Best Clubs in Nottingham
This lively student city in the East Midlands has a reputation for its creativity in the music scene as well as a nightlife that showcases some of the biggest and wildest club nights in the country!
No matter what your favourite genre of music is or what you consider to be the ‘perfect’ night out… Nottingham has the venues to make your night out a fantastic occasion. Boasting three universities and a massive student population, you can guarantee that you’ll have an excellent time partying in this city. So with all that being said, check out our list of the best nightclubs in Nottingham and discover some of these legendary hotspots yourself!
Often credited for being one of the best nightclubs in the Midlands, Stealth Nottingham is an exceptional place to party. Starting way back in 2004, this club has grown from strength to strength and is now one of the most popular destinations for an amazing night out for students from both of the city’s universities. Having featured guest DJ’s in the past such as Annie Mac, MK and Disclosure, you’ll find a range of different genres played throughout the week here, including anything from Drum n’ Bass to hip hop. Stop by and see exactly why this club made it into DJ Mag’s prestigious “Top 100 Clubs in the World” list for yourself!
Masonic Pl, Goldsmith St | Website
The biggest nightclub on this list in terms of size and capacity has to be PRYZM Nottingham by far! Situated right in the middle of the city centre, this huge venue was originally opened in 1925 as a dance hall changing hands multiple times before becoming a PRYZM nightclub. With four themed bars on site and a capacity of just over 2500, this club is known for its fantastic drinks prices and wild nights that stretch on ‘til the early hours… so consider stopping by if you’re after a proper night out!
Lower Parliament St | Website
3. Pom Pom
Another brilliantly lively nightclub in the heart of the city is Pom Pom Nottingham. This twin-room bar transforms into the perfect place to party after 11pm and stays open ‘til late. Situated in The Cornerhouse building, this venue boasts bright and arty décor inside; the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable night out! With regular club nights throughout the week (although only open to students on a Monday), this is a fantastic venue to celebrate the last night of freedom at.
Burton St | Website
Known for its wild décor and themed rooms, Ink Nottingham is situated just next to Old Market Square in the city centre and is renowned for its style and sophistication. In total, you will find seven rooms spread across four floors, as well as eight bars dotted around the venue. The weekend club nights that this venue brings out an amazing atmosphere that you’ve got to witness for yourself as you cut some moves on the dancefloor to classic club anthems!
2 Queen St
Also near the Old Market Square you’ll find NG-One Nottingham. This awesome nightclub is a huge venue that stands as one of the biggest in the city in terms of capacity, which stands close to 1000. Inside, this party paradise boasts four bars across two floors which you can make the most of throughout the night. This nightclub also keeps its doors open to party-goers until sunrise every weekend, so if you’re looking to literally dance ‘til dawn then this is the place to do it.
76-80 Lower Parliament St
6. The Rescue Rooms
Just next door to the first club on this list is The Rescue Rooms Nottingham. In the past, this nightclub has hosted some of the biggest names in music ranging from the likes of Happy Mondays and The Libertines to Ellie Goulding and Calvin Harris! The club’s main night is Tuesday, known as ‘PRESSURE’, which plays a range of different genres in both the bar area and upstairs room. The club also hosts late-night acoustic sessions that showcase up-and-coming artists that’s even featured performers such as Jake Bugg in the past.
Masonic Pl, Goldsmith St | Website
In the Hockley area of the city you’ll find the wonderful Eleven Nottingham, a cocktail bar/lounge that doubles up as a lively and upbeat nightclub by night. With a warm and inviting atmosphere, this bar quickly turns into one of the best places to party in Nottingham with their regular late-night club events. Every Saturday, you’ll hear the sounds of soul music playing through the speakers ‘til the early hours of the morning, as well as regular live DJ sets that play dance and house music throughout the evening.
23 Goose Gate | Website
8. Box Nottingham
One of the top basement venues in the city has to be Box Nottingham, a completely underground nightclub that’s situated just a short distance from Nottingham Trent University. Playing the best in house, techno, garage, drum n’ bass and the likes, this minimal venue hosts free entry club nights throughout the week alongside student-only nights. Occasionally, they also offer paid/ticketed event nights that bring in some of the top DJs in the world.
3 Talbot St | Website
9. The Brickworks
Just a short distance from the Motorpoint Arena is The Brickworks Nottingham, an intimate and unique warehouse nightclub space that strives to play the best in house and techno. With guest DJs coming to perform at the club in the past including DJ EZ and Chris Lorenzo, this club hosts regular in-house events throughout the week. As well as the music, this place is a hotspot for those looking for delicious cocktails too, which you can grab at the large bar inside the venue.
Newark St | Website
From Wednesday through to Sunday, Propaganda Nottingham hosts some of the best late club nights in the city, keeping the doors open ‘til sunrise. With very agreeable drinks prices, there’s no excuse for not dancing the night away at this fantastic venue, which you’ll find to have a friendly and welcoming atmosphere as soon as you arrive. Also situated in the Lace Market area of the city centre, this venue is surrounded by all the other top spots to party at in Nottingham!
8-10 Broadway | Website