Long Weekend in NottinghamView map
There’s a lot more to this city than Robin Hood
here’s a lot more to this city than Robin Hood you know.
In fact the tight-wearing robber of the rich is probably the last person you’ll be thinking about as you ease yourself into one of the double ‘Paul Smith seats’ at the Broadway Cinema’s fourth screen.
Fashion guru Sir Paul grew up in the city and the seating in the art-house screening room is decked out in one of his iconic striped patterns.
If you think the colours are really ‘you’, then why not nip over to the Paul Smith flagship store at Low Pavement, in the city centre, to check out the latest collection. In fact Notts is rather excellent for clothes shopping, with small independent boutiques and big high street names like Ted Baker, Fred Perry, Reiss and All Saints.
If you’re feeling peckish after all that browsing (and buying, let’s not kid ourselves), the place to eat lunch is Hart’s Restaurant, where you can get a set two-course lunch including braised blade of beef for less than £15.
Hart’s has a boutique hotel, too, just along the street, so why not head back to your stylish city centre room for a snooze before you hit the town for the night. Nottingham’s bar scene is lively to say the least, but if you’re struggling to make your mind up about where to sip your mouthwatering mojitos, try The Castle on Castle Road.
Shouldn't be too hard to find – it’s near the, er, castle…
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