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The Elwes Arms

$$ - $$$, British,
Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
+44 115 987 1280
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potatoes” (9 reviews)
“pudding” (11 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had our annual Christmas school reunion get together. Lovely food, nice & hot, plenty of vegetables and gravy. Excellent attentive service. Will be booking again for next year.

Thank allen c
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great bar, great food, staff and plenty of parking .. lots of local events throughout the year to bring the community together .. lovely restaurant and friendly bar that welcomes everyone anytime ..

Thank adamo687
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to this restaurant for a Sunday dinner using our meerkats meal voucher.The soup I had for starter was beautiful and probably made me expect more from the main course.The main course was disappointing.Boiled chicken breast, frozen roast potatoes and tiny Yorkshire pudding.It did...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

I had my afternoon tea themed birthday party with 81 guests on Sunday 21st October. My staff liason was Luke. This young man was wonderful planning and implementing my vision of the day to the finest detail going over and above his job specification!!! Even...More

Thank marlin012016
Reviewed 16 October 2018

I can’t praise Beccy and her team enough for the welcome our family and 50 guests received on Saturday. It’s a lovely party venue, food perfect and everything was so well organised. Quite a few of the guests hadn’t visited you before but I’m confident...More

Thank Journey749924
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The elwes arms were kind enough to recently host a leaving party at very short notice for a colleague leaving us at work. They put on chip cobs for around 30 people for us free of charge and staff were continuously asking us if we'd...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant service by all staff very helpful and the band Swing when you're Blue excellent as always.

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Chose this venue for a big family party having been here numerous times for various events, meals and just for drinks. Didn't disappoint! Some guests also had disabilities. Service absolutely outstanding across the board. Nothing too much trouble.Excellent food, environment and dj Lee absolutely brilliant...More

Thank hopkied
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Hadn't been here for @ 25 years so we decided to visit after moving back to the area and reading the great reviews. On entering, we thought the place looked great. A fantastic blend of modern and traditional, very impressive, spacious and comfortable. For the...More

Thank Anonymous T
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Was disappointed light meals were not served. They had switched to the dinner menu which was too much food and very expensive.

Thank Charlie_Carpenter
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Questions & Answers
30 October 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
Outside patio area but not in the pub
2 October 2018|
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Response from Andy A | Reviewed this property |
They offer vegetarian dishes yes
Jane D
21 February 2018|
Response from nbassford | Reviewed this property |
yes it is
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oakdale Road | Carlton, Nottingham, Nottingham NG4 1DH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Nottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 115 987 1280
  • E-mail
Privately owned, family run pub and restaurant in the heart of Carlton. The Elwes arms uses fresh locally sourced produce to prepare homemade delicious cooking. We cater for most allergies and can accommodate all special requirements. Functions are our speciality, with packages to suit all budgets and occasions from Baby showers, Christenings, Weddings, Family occasions, Birthday Parties,retirment and farewell parties including funeral wakes. We have a very active events and entertainment diary. Please visit Facebook for the latest updates.
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