Best restaurants for Nottingham freshers and students

In need of dining inspiration? Whether you’re searching for a quick bite to eat, a delicious
dinner or a small dessert to finish the night, we’ve got you covered. Discover Nottingham’s best
restaurants at affordable student prices well worth exploring during Nottingham Freshers Week.

Zaap Thai street
With a quirky interior and a brilliant Bangkok setting, Zaap immerses you into a fun and
vibrant restaurant. Bringing quality Thai street food to Nottingham City Centre for a
reasonable price, this Thai restaurant provides tasty noodles, soup, Thai salads, dim sum,
and you may even get to dine inside a Tuk-Tuk! Visit Zaap Thai’s webpage here.

This student friendly Japanese restaurant is half price every day at lunchtime and after
10pm! Despite its fair prices Sushimania serves a excellent quality of fish where you can eat
as much as you like all day every day for a set price! Located in the heart of Nottingham with
over 200 scrumptious items on the menu this restaurant is aesthetically pleasing and offers
fast customer service.

Nottingham Freshers Restaurants - Zaap Thai Street - Las Iguanas

Las iguanas
For those who love a good Mexican, Las Iguanas is the perfect place to grab a drink with a
partner or friend! With a convenient deal for two tapas and two cocktails for £25 it’s an
affordable restaurant making it one of the best restaurants for Nottingham Freshers! This restaurant is
known for its bottomless brunch, providing customers with tasty food and cocktails and
brilliant service all for a decent price!

Burgers and Wings

Ed’s easy diner
This fun, American restaurant is designed just like a classic diner with booths and a retro
style interior. It’s located inside Victoria Centre, the perfect place to recharge those retail
batteries after a hard day hitting the stores. From waffle fries to creamy milkshakes Ed’s
Diner is perfect for a quick bite to eat or an all day breakfast!

Although Wingstop is opening soon, its reputation proceeds itself. This restaurant has the
best tasting wings offering every flavour you could possibly dream of alongside appetizing
sauces and dressings! I would definitely recommend trying this place out, you won’t be
Nottingham Freshers Restaurants - Ed's Easy Diner - Wingstop

Fancy an Indian?

Viva street food
This wonderful Indian restaurant serves divine, flavourful non veggie and veggie options.
Alongside its brilliant quality of food and customer service this reasonably priced place has a
cosy, stylish interior adding to the warm atmosphere at Viva. You also receive perfect
portion sizes, allowing you to expand your taste and try more dishes!

Another favourite Indian cuisine of mine is Tamatanga, situated in the city this beautiful
restaurant offers a deal of 2 for 1 cocktails to pair with a range of food such as classic
curries, salad bowls and thalis. The quality of their food is simply amazing, you won’t be

Nottingham Freshers Restaurants - Viva Street Food - Tamatanga

Hukka Lounge
You might be wondering why a shisha bar is in this list? Well I’m here to tell you how
inviting the food here is as well. This restaurant has a wide range of cuisines covering Italian,
Mediterranean, Turkish and Greek and to top it off the atmosphere is ten times better as
they have their very own DJ! Although there is covered outdoor seating, the attentive staff
are very helpful and the restaurant provides heaters so you won’t need to worry about
being cold.

Phat buns
Phat Buns, located in Radford, makes the most appetizing burgers, hot dogs, wings and
milkshakes. Look forward to nice, crispy buns and juicy, well-seasoned meat in your burger
and an option of an all day breakfast! This restaurant takes pride in the flavours and
presentation of their food making it that much more special.

Craving something sweet?

Heavenly desserts
This restaurant serves only the best sweet treats and luxurious desserts yet remains at quite
cheap prices. The interior of this restaurant is incredible, it is filled with soft, plush seats
which compliment the wonderful presentations of the food alongside excellent customer

Nottingham Freshers Restaurants - Heavenly Desserts - Phat Buns

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