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Nottingham Contemporary

Weekday Cross

Tel: +44 0115 948 9750

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Nottingham Contemporary

FREE admission.

Nottingham Contemporary, designed by the award winning architects Caruso St John, is one of the largest contemporary art centres in the UK.

The venue has four galleries lit by 132 skylights, a performance and film Space, a Learning room, The Study, The Shop and Cafe.Bar.Contemporary. The gallery runs a range of special events and children’s workshops.

The Café Bar at Nottingham Contemporary

The gallery’s café bar is open all week and creates delicious, freshly prepared food from its daily menu for brunch, lunch, bar snacks and evening meals.

The most popular dishes on the menu include the Contemporary home-made burger, hotdog and fries, Welsh rarebit and whitebait with calamari. Chefs at the café are committed to using locally produced, seasonal produce wherever possible.

The café takes group bookings and can accommodate special requests. It can also be hired out for corporate events.

Cafe Bar Opening Times:

Tuesday - Friday 10am - 7pm
Saturday 10am - 11pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm

Nottingham Contemporary Gallery Opening Times

Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 6pm,
Bank Holidays 10am – 6pm,
Sunday 11am – 5pm.


  • Regional and MiscellaneousExperience Nottinghamshire Member Experience Nottinghamshire Member 2011
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDisabled Access Disabled Access 2011

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