They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not treat it like the most important meal of the day.

Described as one of  England’s capitals for culture and shopping, Nottingham is also the home of many of the best places to grab yourself a hearty breakfast.

We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 breakfast hot-spots for you to sink your teeth into:

The Pudding Pantry

Fancy a sweet treat? A desert-based coffee spot, The Pudding Pantry, is home to many delicious cakes and treats. Don’t fancy a cake-like treat for your breakfast? The Pantry also offer a tasty menu of some traditional breakfast treats, such as the popular ‘Pantry Breakfast’, including beans, eggs, bacon and fluffy pancakes.

Price Range: ££

Opening hours:

Mon 9am-6pm,

Tues-Fri 8am-6pm,

Sat 9am-7pm,

Sun 10am-6pm.

27 Trinity Square, Nottingham.

The Warsaw Diner

An American-style diner serving both English and American style breakfast. The fully cooked English breakfasts are made on a large grill station which instantly sets it apart from other places. The red, white and blue colour scheme the Diner will truly give you a real taste of the USA.

Price Range:£

Opening hours:

Tues-Sun 9am-2pm

Derby Road, Nottingham

Brown Betty’s

Set in a country farmhouse, Brown Betty’s is a cosy breakfast spot that is known for its finest filled ciabattas. With a variety of breakfasts this traditional stop off will satisfy your stomach.

Price Range: £

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 7am-2.30pm

Sat 8am-2.30pm

St James St, Nottingham

Bill’s Restaurant

Bill’s in Nottingham never disappoints for breakfast, lunch or dinner. If you want a more sophisticated breakfast then Bill’s is the breakfast spot for you with their traditional menu.

Price Range: ££

Opening Hours:

Mon-Fri 8am-12 noon,

Sat-Sun 8am-1pm

Queen St, Nottingham


Jamcafe strays away from the traditional breakfast places. It is just the spot for that hangover cure, with its traditional full English with a twist. Offering mushrooms cooked in cream and brandy with homecooked haricot beans covered in herbs and spices.

Price Range: ££

Opening Hours:

Wed-Fri 12pm-1am,

Sat 10am-1am,

Sun 10am-11pm

Adams Walk, Fletcher Gate Nottingham


Grab your morning coffee at Taste Café on Goldsmith Street, Nottingham

Taste Café

This café is technically part of Nottingham Trent University, but it’s open to everyone! How does a budget-friendly breakfast in a box sound for you busy-bees? Or grab a delicious quick coffee that won’t break the bank.

Price Range: £

Opening hours:

Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5pm

Breakfast: 8.30am – 11.30am

*Closed during holidays

Goldsmith Street, Nottingham


Did somebody say UNLIMITED BREAKFAST? Yes please. This restaurant offers an unlimited cooked and continental breakfasts with a tiny price tag! It’s kid friendly and located in the middle of the city, so you can get a good, hearty start to your day.

Price Range: £

Opening times:

9am – 11pm

Breakfast times:

9am – 11.30am

Castle Bridge Rd, Nottingham

Hart’s Boutique Hotel

Fancy treating yourself to a more luxurious morning? Start your day right with some grilled kippers or a satisfying smoothie. Pricey, but well worth it. If you’re struggling for dinner ideas – check out our Valentine’s Day option at Hart’s here.

Price: £££

Opening times:

7am – 10.30pm

Breakfast times:

Mon-Fri 7am-9.30am

Sat-Sun 7.30am – 10am

Standard Hill, Park Row, Nottingham

Rub Smokehouse

Rub Smokehouse is known for its bustling atmosphere which is ideal for students. The menu offers a variety of distinctive American-style brunch dishes. Including giant pancakes with morello cherries syrup, taco shells filled with pulled pork, and homemade barbecue-coated pulled chicken. This spot is definitely for those big eaters.

Price: ££

Opening hours:

Mon-Thurs 12pm-11pm,

Fri-Sat 12pm-12.30am,

Sun 12pm-11pm

Adam’s Walk, Fletcher Gate, Nottingham

Hungry Pumpkin

A cosy and small coffee shop with an Italian co-owner, giving visitors an authentic European experience. Hungry Pumpkin offers a large array of nutritious dishes, such as a mozzarella, vine tomato and pesto ciabatta, and bacon and chorizo, fried egg and mushrooms. Perfect if you’re looking for a healthy kind of breakfast.

Price: ££

Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm, Sat 9.30am-5pm

High Pavement, City Centre, Nottingham

So what are you waiting for? Go ahead and grab your breakfast!