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Punchbowl

214 Porchester Road
Mapperley
Nottingham
NG3 6HG

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.30 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
Saturday11.30 am - Midnight
Sunday11.30 am - Midnight

Meal Times

11.30 - 10

Owner

Ember Inns (Mitchells & Butlers)

About the Pub

Large, imposing pub raised prominently on Porchester Road. Excellent views of the city centre are afforded from the front patio area which can get very busy in summer, and on New Year's Eve for the city firework display. A single bar sits on the upper split level opposite the main entrance. There are numerous separate areas and alcoves allowing for quiet conversation, and an open fire gives the pub warmth, in both senses of the word. Two small TVs in the bar area show Sky Sports. Food is prominent in the daytime to early evening. Children are allowed until 8pm. Quizzes are held twice-weekly with old TV show themes. The function room is upstairs (with no disabled access).

Historic Interest

Originally a private home belonging to the Chester family, it became the exotic sounding Deccan Club. During World War II, the building was requisitioned first as an ARP headquarters and then as a US Army intelligence headquarters and officers mess. It was at this time that it developed a local reputation for being little more than a brothel for the benefit of the GIs. In 1977 the pub building was expanded.(Nottingham Post 26 June 2010 and 05 November 2014). [Gedling Borough Council, Porchester Ward / Nottinghamshire County Council; Arnold South Division; Gedling Parliamentary Constituency]

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Black Sheep Ember Pale
  • Everards Tiger
  • Thornbridge Lord Marples
  • Yorkshire Terrier

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

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Punchbowl, Nottingham

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p pint.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    170 capacity.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Once a month.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Punchbowl

214 Porchester Road
Mapperley
Nottingham
NG3 6HG

Sat Nav Reference

52.973777, -1.120187

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

NCT: 39; L9

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