Welcome to the Hop Merchant

Unwrap the gift of festive football

The best thing about Boxing Day? The feast of festive football!

Join us this December for all the biggest games on Sky Sports, TNT Sports and Prime Video with action from the Premier League, Champions League and Carabao Cup Quarter Finals!

Your home of football this Christmas.


It’s time to dust off those dancing shoes and bring in the New Year in the way you know best… Let’s celebrate in style and raise a glass to 2024!

Keep check on our Facebook page to see what we have planned.

Baby Guinness and bubbly at the ready…


The Hop Merchant is a fantastic city centre pub located in the heart of Nottingham, a place where heritage of great beers meets the crafty start-ups of the future. Visit us for an ever-changing beer range, a big screen with Sky & BT Sport or just to hang out after a day at work. Formerly known as the Turf Tavern, our pub has stood proudly on Upper Parliament Street opposite the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall since the mid-1800s!


Our bar is fully stocked with the best selection of your favourite beers! From cask ales and world lagers to trendy craft ales, there’s a beer to suit every taste! Beer not your thing? We also have extensive selection of wines and cocktails and every tipple in-between. Whether you’re joining us for a quiet midweek pint, getting a big night out started at the weekend or want somewhere to watch the big match, we’ve got something for every occasion!

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The Hop Merchant is located on Upper Parliament Street in the centre of Nottingham, just across the road from the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall.

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city life passing by as you take your favourite seat. Whether you’ve been exploring the high street or just wanting a pub outing – we’ll see you soon.

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