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Plainsman

149 Woodthorpe Drive
Mapperley
Nottingham
NG3 5JL

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Opening Times

Monday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am - 11.00 pm
Friday9.00 am - Midnight
Saturday9.00 am - Midnight
Sunday9.00 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

9am - 10pm

Owner

Greene King

About the Pub

Extensively refurbished in 2008, this large pub stands prominently at the junction of Woodthorpe Drive, Plains Road and Woodborough Road. Previously a split level, two roomed local, it has now been converted into a single level, single roomed pub that tries to cater for everyone. At one end, four plasma screens blend into the walls and show sports. Pillars help the room pass seamlessly to the other end which is more restaurant in appearance, but without the formality. Greene King beers dominate the corner of the bar with a couple of guests, often a local brand. Music nights are held most weekends, along with various charity events, sometimes featuring casino style games. Surrounding the outside seating area are various plants giving a secluded feel to the adjacent pavement and roadside. There is a covered smoking area at the rear with a small garden and car park.

Historic Interest

Formerly a Hardy & Hansons tied house, now Greene King. The Plainsman "opened in December 1969. It had murals depicting the Wild West by Ernest Bottomley, former senior art lecturer at the Manchester Polytechnic (Wright and Curtis, p.67). A split-level, two-roomed local, it was expensively converted into a single-level, ‘L’-shaped single-roomed pub in 2008." [Elain Harwood / Historic England]. [Gedling Borough Council; Porchester Ward / Nottinghamshire County Council; Arnold South Division / Gedling Parliamentary Constituency].

Regular Beers

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Greene King Abbot
  • Greene King IPA

Changing Beers

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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Plainsman, Nottingham

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10% discount off real ales for CAMRA members.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    At rear and along frontage.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz Mon, Poker Tue.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Most weekends & Bank Holidays. Open mic 1st/3rd Thu.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    At rear.

  • SportsTV Sports TV
  • WiFi Wifi

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Plainsman

149 Woodthorpe Drive
Mapperley
Nottingham
NG3 5JL

Sat Nav Reference

52.983713, -1.123678

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (50m)

NCT 25, 45, 46, 47

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