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quirky quaint cocktail bar

Slightly intimidating security guard initially but friendly enough. once you walk through to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stamford, United Kingdom
Interesting concept

This was our first visit to Boilermaker and we were pleasantly surprised. After initially being... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Emma L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slightly intimidating security guard initially but friendly enough. once you walk through to wonderland we were greeted by happy, smiley staff. table service is great and we were served quickly. love the whole style and ambience of the place. there were obviously a few first...More

1  Thank Stamfordrach
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Visited here on Saturday night on a friends recommendation! OMG what an experience from start to finish! From the outside looks like a boiler shop but once inside! Wow... I won’t spoil it! Amazing atmosphere, fantastic cocktails and friendly staff. Couldn’t ask for anything else....More

Thank lisarodgers
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Quirky and interesting drinks, friendly service and lovely atmosphere. Great for something different!

Thank Bandananana
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Fun concept as a 'hidden bar' but the cocktails are about £8 each. So for students it's not ideal and would rather go to pepper rocks where the cocktails are just as nice but half the price. Atmosphere was also dead, as it wasn't busy.

Thank Kathryn J
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

After 20 minutes of walking up and down the street we finally found the bar. We had a great evening and your cocktail menu was brilliant. We only tried two of your cocktails but we enjoyed both.

Thank Christian O
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I think this is such a great idea. From the outside you would have no idea it was there - I have walked past here so many times and not realised it was there! The first part of the bar is bright and colourful and...More

Thank Karen F
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great fun, lovely atmosphere and beautiful inside. Best experience when entering a bar and being pleasantly surprised. Cocktails are great too as there is waiter service. All drinks have very interesting names and themes when presented to you. P.S best seats is at the bar!

Thank sonalmistry93
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to Boilermaker and we were pleasantly surprised. After initially being confused by the entrance to Boilermaker we made our way into the bar and actually it is a pretty cool concept. The bar itself is done up really well, stylish,...More

Thank Emma L
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This is a very nice cocktail bar, with a number of innovative ways to serve your drinks. This all adds to the experience (dreadful expression) If you don't ask where the place is you will probably not find it ......look for what looks like an...More

Thank langholm
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a real find! Great cocktail menu and table service which is refreshing. Staff friendly and helpful. It had a great atmosphere, i would definitely recommend and will be returning.

Thank amyc986
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29 March 2018|
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Response from redruth55 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry I’m not really the best person to ask as I’m not local and don’t really know the Nottingham nightlife scene. We arrived outside Boilermaker at around 11pm and we couldn’t get inside the door as it was so busy, so... More
Ceren K
6 November 2017|
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Response from PollyR195 | Property representative |
Hello, Email is the best way to contact us for future reference. Our number isn’t on google search or our website as we don’t start work until 5pm and once we are open we can’t hear the phone over all the cocktails being... More
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14 January 2017|
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Yes you can