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.


Design by |  Ryan Cornelius Design


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

Gig times: Tuesday-Thursday 9.30pm Friday/Saturday 10pm Saturday 1st – Martin Sanders & the Mercenaries   Tuesday 4th – Tom Townsend Wednesday 5th – Martin ‘Ollie’ Holroyd Thursday 6th – Joe Barber Friday 7th – Dean Hollingsworth Trio Saturday 8th – Groove Merchants   Tuesday 11th – Dave Bristow Wednesday 12th – Martin Jackson Thursday 13th

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Gig times: Tuesday-Thursday 9.30pm Friday/Saturday 10pm   Thursday 1st – Ralph Lobster Friday 2nd – Martin Sanders & the Mercenaries Saturday 3rd – Raph Apache & the Killer Bees   Tuesday 6th – Martin Jackson Wednesday 7th – Chris Zwingel Thursday 8th – Raph Apache Friday 9th – Blow Wind Blow Saturday 10th – Groove

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Gig times: Tuesday-Thursday 9.30pm Friday/Saturday 10pm   Tuesday 2nd – Gavin Bradshaw Wednesday 3rd – Blue Spark Mark Thursday 4th – Ralph Lobster Friday 5th – Mighty Lupo Saturday 6th – Raph Apache & the Killer Bees   Tuesday 9th – Tom Townsend Wednesday 10th – Dave Bristow Thursday 11th – Martin Sanders Friday 12th

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Gig times: Tuesday-Thursday 9.30pm Friday/Saturday 10pm   (Tuesday 28th – Dave Bristow) (Wednesday 29th – Chris Zwingel) (Thursday 30th – Mighty Lupo) (Friday 31st – Lucille) Saturday 1st – C0lin & Doc   Tuesday 4th – Pistol Pete Wearn Wednesday 5th – Martin Jackson Thursday 6th – Ralph Lobster Friday 7th – Raph Apache &

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Wednesday 1st – Thursday 2nd – Ralph Lobster Friday 3rd – The Foregate Street Blues Band Saturday 4th – Bowman, Hull & the Instant Band   Tuesday 7th – Howlin’ Matt Wednesday 8th – Martin ‘Ollie’ Holroyd Thursday 9th – Friday 10th – Moules & Wiggins Saturday 11th – Wilberforce the Third   Tuesday 14th

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Contact Us

Got a question? 

Drop us a message or pop in for a cocktail!

Where to find us 

9 Pelham Street


0115 950 1226

Opening times 

Sunday – Monday | Closed

Tuesday – Saturday | 5:00 – Late

Design by |  Ryan Cornelius Design