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The Double Top

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Bramcote Lane
Postal town: Nottingham
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Alex Conway left this review about The Double Top

The Double Top is large odd shaped pub In the back streets of Chilwell. As Mark Mentions the rumors are true and this site has been sold to the CO-OP. However the landlady has told me that there is a chance of this not happening if planning permission is denied and there are several bodies fighting against the change which is good to hear so watch this space. As the name suggests the pub is a two roomed building with two large circular rooms is equal size that is quite unique and I have never seen a layout like this before. The left hand room is the bar room, I did not venture into the right hand side room but believe there is a pool table. The bar curved around the far right hand side wall with many tables and chairs dotted around and some comfy bench seating around the outer walls. The décor is very traditional with carpets throughout and rustic fixtures and fittings. I don’t mind these type of places but can see how some people would look at that and think they were a bit shabby. The beer selection was just the standard keg line up except for a lone hand pull dispensing a very nice drop of Deuchars IPA for £3.10. Some would complain at the lack of beer choice but they obviously don’t sell a lot of ale so having one really well kept beer is something to be proud of I think, I can name so many that just wouldn’t bother so they get credit for this. This is very much a local’s haunt but all the people in seemed very friendly and I wouldn’t mind popping back here for a nicely kept pint if in the area. It’s not the sort of place to go searching for but if in this neck of the woods I can recommend it. I really hope this place doesn’t get converted into a supermarket, I have seeing pubs demolished but must admit that sometimes there are some that are just so dire and not viable , this however I feel does not fall into that category.

On 20th May 2017 - rating: 6
[User has posted 370 recommendations about 370 pubs]

Ethelred The Unsteady left this review about The Double Top


Outstanding (you could say) piece of 1960s architecture. There are few other pubs quite like it. Some might add that it should be listed by English Heritage, but then they said that about the egg boxes in Sheffield too. It was "modern" once, I suppose.

It offered Deuchars IPA, so your truly offers a perhaps-generous five-out-of-ten.

On 1st May 2017 - rating: 5
[User has posted 67 recommendations about 66 pubs]

Mark Davey left this review about The Double Top

I understand that the days of the Double Top are numbered.

Rumour has it that planning permission has been granted to demolish it and build a Coop Express supermarket....Just what we need...NOT!

Probably all my fault as I live 800yards away and haven't been in for 30 years.

On 17th March 2017 - no rating submitted
[User has posted 258 recommendations about 246 pubs]

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20th May 2017, 11:17
Review submitted by Alex Conway
1st May 2017, 21:04
Review submitted by Ethelred The Unsteady

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  • Car Park : Yes last updated 09 October 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Darts : Yes last updated 09 October 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Karaoke : Yes last updated 26 May 2013 by Dave McNally
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 09 October 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 09 October 2016 by Alan Winfield
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 09 May 2014 by Dave McNally
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