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Summary

Themes have remained consistent over the years in feedback on this quirky haunt, near the castle – it’s “relaxed, and not too formal”, its adventurous cuisine has its highpoints and low points, it can seem “expensive”, but locals in particular often tip it as “one of the best restaurants in Nottingham”.

£58
Good
Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“The outside tables are so pleasant” at this quirky venue, near the castle – a stylish haunt that’s long been one of the city’s most popular. Its adventurous cuisine inspires mixed feelings though – what is “always a delight” to fans, is to sceptics “overrated”“it looks enticing, but lacks the level of flavour you’d expect!”

£55
Average
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Preceded locally by a reputation for “very good food with exceptional contemporary twists”, this intriguing venue near the castle is a “stylish” sort of place, with a “beautiful courtyard”; it’s “pricey”, though, and standards have been a touch “variable” of late.

£54
Good
Good
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In a lovely historic building, with ephemera from around the globe”, this professional “oasis” (with cute courtyard, and “excellent cocktails”) is a huge hit locally; the perennially ambitious cuisine “has misses as well as hits”, but fans say it’s worth persevering for when its “superbly innovative” ideas pay off.

£54
Very Good
Very Good
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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10 pm

World Service Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of World Service Restaurant in NG1, Nottingham by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of World Service restaurant.
Susan K
The service was excellent; the waiters espe...
Reviewed 10 months, 28 days ago

"The service was excellent; the waiters especially were very friendly and happy to chat. The lighting is so dim it is hard to see the food, especially dark dishes on grey plates. The food is less good than the menu thinks it is. There is a large number of ingredients advertised in every dish but the flavours do not hang together, some are just sitting next to each other on the plates. For example my pigeon breast starter: the pigeon itself was beautifully cooked if a trifle undersalted, and many of the components of the dish worked well, but the grapes did nothing for it, and were just an unpleasant note when they popped in the mouth. Similarly in my lamb main course the kidneys were the best bit.The little bits of beetroot were cute but for some reason tasteless."

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Newdigate Hs, Castlegate, Nottingham, NG1 6AF
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Mon - Fri 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm, 7.00 pm - 10.00 pm, Sat 12.00 pm - 2.00 pm, 6.30 pm - 10.00 pm, Sun 12.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Last orders: 10 pm

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