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The Embankment, a Grade II listed building, was designed by Albert Nelson Bromley, the architect behind some of the most distinctive Boots pharmacy buildings, and opened in 1907 as ‘Boots Store 2’. In 1919 the Boots Social Club was formed on the same site, created by Jesse Boot as a place of recreation for his staff. The social club was so popular it soon expanded throughout the building and, following the closure of Boots Store 2 in 1979, took over the whole site.
Located on the city side of Trent Bridge, the pub is ideally located for sporting fans visiting both Nottingham football grounds and of course Trent Bridge cricket ground.
The Beer Consortium took over operations of the Embankment in June 2015, and restored the building to create an excellent community pub. The Embankment is a beautiful large building, set over three floors. On the ground floor you’ll find a main bar in the hub of the building, the Arkwright Room – ideal for dining, and the Conservatory. The former Boots Store 2 now houses The Dispensary, a real ale and craft beer bar with a nod to the medicinal history of the site. The Dispensary hosts ten craft beers at any one time, along with a great range of real ales both local and national. A new beer garden is now open and great for catching some rays while you have a pint or a bite to eat.
Upstairs, Jesse Boot’s office remains as it always has; a beautiful wood-clad room with a gallery view of the main bar and stained glass windows, ideal for corporate meetings and intimate functions. The Lord Trent Room, the former social area of the Embankment, is a stunning function room with double height ceilings, elegant arches and a central dance floor. Please call the pub and speak to the event organiser Shereen, to discuss hiring out either of these spaces.
On the bars you will of course find Castle Rock real ales and LocAles, craft beers, premium lagers and spirits, wines and locally roasted coffee.
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- The ground floor of the pub is completely accessible
- There is an accessible toilet
- Space can be made for any type of wheelchair downstairs
- The Lord Trent, Jesse Boot and Skittle Alley rooms are not accessible at all as the Embankment is a Grade II listed building, and not permitted to install lifts
- Conservatory & Arkwright Room are hireable spaces that are accessible
- Day times tend to be quieter, and there are small sections of the pub that are ‘tucked away’
- The two hours before and after a Forest match can get very busy and loud, there’s also monthly live music that can get loud
- The beer garden is 90% accessible to everyone, there is a wheelchair access ramp from the patio in to the main area in the beer garden
- There is however limited access to the sheltered area as there is step to gain entry
The staff at the Embankment are more than happy to accommodate in any way they can as needed. If you still have concerns about accessibility or anything else please feel free to ring the pub for more information.
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BBQ and Quiz Night every Monday
The Monday blues can be hard to avoid but there’s nothing like that winning feeling. Time to get excited! Win big every Monday evening at the Embankment with delicious homemade BBQ food, fresh out the kitchen.
The quiz kicks off at 8pm and if you’re lucky you’ll win again, with drink and cash prizes up for grabs!
Pizza Night every Wednesday
Buy one stone baked pizza and get one free!*
Wednesday from 5pm.
Curry Night Fridays
Every Friday night, turn up to the Embankment and get a curry, rice, naan and a drink for just £10.00. Pop into the pub and check out the specials board for that Friday’s range of curry night specials.
Owd Boots Folk Club
Brand spanking new and ready to roll!
If you enjoy listening to, or playing any type of Blues Music then why not come along to the new open mic nights of Underground Blues! You’ll find everyone downstairs in the Embankment, doors open 19:30 every last Monday of the month.
All styles of blues welcome.
Free entry – plenty of parking and on the bus route.
Your hosts: “Better Than Nothing”.
Every month the Embankment will be hosting an opportunity for businesses to get together in a relaxed environment. Check the What’s On for details.