In Nottingham’s Hidden Cocktail Bar

We Bring You… Cocktails

& Blues

About Us

Welcome to the electronic home of Tilt. A blues cocktail bar in Nottingham City Centre.

In June 2009 we came up with the idea of opening a bar that would be new to Nottingham. We wanted to focus on atmosphere, service & drinks. Hopefully you’ll agree we’ve achieved it.

With live blues, friendly staff and original cocktails.

“Pop down and see for yourself – but only invite your best friends!”


Our Other Venue

Check out our sister restaurant. The Pelican Club | Dinner and Jazz. Serving the finest Italian food complimented with the ambience of Live Jazz.


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Amazing bar, amazing music. Incredibly efficient and friendly girl bartender on top floor!

Odette Brightmore

Excellent cocktail menu and professional bartenders. The place itself is not very big which is not a big problem. Have a live band playing which makes the atmosphere amazing.

Vladislav Zakharov

Great little place with great cocktail making staff! Love the live music here, a shame it's so small, but that just adds to the charm

Rofl Audio Recording Studios

Such a little jewel and so easy to walk right past! Tilt has great jazz and blues music (sometimes live), friendly service from very memory-efficient bar tenders and a large menu of cocktails for not astronomical prices (about a fiver per cocktail). It can be a bit difficult to get a table here especially if in a large group as the bar's not very big, but I would definitely recommend waiting around as the cocktails are far too drinkable..

Yasmin Purnell

Best cocktail bar in Nottingham possibly the UK. Love coming here great music, Even the door staff are great.

Sami Robinson

Fab place great atmosphere wonderful cocktails and friendly staff love it

Terri Louise Rogan


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    Cocktail Menu

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    Thy old nemesis. Not in this form though...Chilli dippers, Porn Stars, Bloody Mary's and the classic White Russian. Menu
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    Rum rum rum, looking for a good time. Enough rum to make you a Red Faced Sailor, enough Mai in the Tai. Plenty of Mowjeetos and the old creamy stuff, Pina Colada's. Menu
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    It's not just the mother ruin, it's the Chelsea Rose in our Gin Garden. Gin full of asha on a French 75. WE LOVE GIN Menu
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    Mr Bojangles said you are never too Old Fashioned to have a Quails Egg flip. Nor too sour for Steve McQueen to have a Kentucky Iced Tea. Not sure what that means? Pop in and see us! Menu
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    Brandy, Tequila and Cachaca

    Get out the Sidecar, put on a Blues Blazer and get out Napoleon's Nuts. Sound like a good night? It is! Menu
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    A Selection of the finest from many different walks. From the Fiddler On The Roof, the Pink Squirrel all the way to the deep Louisianna Swamp Thang. Something to please all here. Menu
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    Barry Big Bollocks

    The name says it all. Get your wallet out. Menu
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    Beer and Wine

    A selection of only the best. Menu

Tuesday 3rd – Closed Wednesday 4th – Ralph Lobster Thursday 5th – Colin Staples Friday 6th – Moules & Wiggins Saturday 7th – Raph Apache & the Killer Bees   Tuesday 10th – The Hog Renderers Wednesday 11th – Paul Nose Thursday 12th – Martin Sanders Friday 13th – Colin & Doc Saturday 14th – The

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(Tuesday 29th – Maftin ‘Ollie’ Holroyd) (Wednesday 30th – Ralph Lobster) (Thursday 31st – Martin ‘Horse’ Draycott) Friday 1st – Mighty Lupo Saturday 2nd – Lucille   Tuesday 5th – Doc Wednesday 6th – Raph Apache Thursday 7th – Colin Staples Friday 8th – Wilberforce the Third Saturday 9th – The Bowman & Hull Experience

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Tuesday 1st – Dave Bristow Wednesday 2nd – Wilberforce the Third Thursday 3rd – Chris Zwingel Friday 4th – Groove Merchants Saturday 5th – The Bowman & Hull Experience   Tuesday 8th – Doc Wednesday 9th – Martin Sanders Thursday 10th – Colin Staples Friday 11th – Blues Lobsters Saturday 12th – Raph Apache &

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Tuesday 2nd – Martin ‘Ollie’ Holroyd Wednesday 3rd – Martin ‘Horse’ Draycot Thursday 4th – Raph Apache Friday 5th – Moules & Wiggins Saturday 6th – Groove Merchants   Tuesday 9th – Hog Renderers Wednesday 10th – Chris Zwingel Thursday 11th – Mighty Lupo Friday 12th – The Foregate Street Blues Band Saturday 13th –

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Join us at Tilt this Valentines Day and indulge in our carefully selected 5 Course taster menu whilst listening to live blues. The perfect end to an evening in if you are in Nottingham. Tickets are £30. Please contact us or pop in to purchase. Menu Download

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Got a question? 

Drop us a message or pop in for a cocktail!

Where to find us 

9 Pelham Street

The Telephone

0115 950 1226

When we are open 

Sunday – Monday | Closed

Tuesday – Saturday | 5:00 – Late

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