16 St James's St, Nottingham NG1 6FG
Tel: 0115 941 1048
Open Weekdays 11am - late
Weekends 10am - late

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Food & Drink

Our gorgeous and vibrant café bar can quench your thirst or banish your hunger all day long. We serve a variety of hot and cold drinks and delicious cakes as well as our brand new menu made from home grown veg, locally sourced produce and handmade by our lovely kitchen team. We serve good pub food, burgers and Sunday lunch!
We are open daily from 11am during the week and 10am at the weekend and are open till late. The kitchen is open from:
Monday - Thursday: 12pm-3pm & 5pm-9pm
Friday - Saturday: 12pm-9pm
Sunday: 12pm-8pm


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Arts & Crafts at Malt Cross

Arts & Crafts at Malt Cross is a non-profit workshop and gallery space located beneath the historic Music Hall in Nottingham’s city centre. We aim to provide education, exhibition and employment opportunities for artists and makers across the Midlands. In 2014 the Malt Cross received Heritage Lottery Funding to open a new space to support regional makers and provide opportunities for the general public to learn more about Arts & Crafts. ...

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Our History

The Malt Cross: One of Britain's last Victorian music halls The glamour and lights of the music hall were an exciting part of Nottingham's entertainment industry in the Victorian era, and the Malt Cross remains as one of the last remaining venues that celebrates this vibrant time.  The site of the Malt Cross was originally a public house built in 1760 which stood on St James's Street which was one of Nottingham's most notorious thoroughfares.  In 1877 the site was bought and redeveloped by builder and entrepreneur Charles Weldon who commissioned architect Edwin Hill to design an impressive ...

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We have a whole host of spaces available to hire at the Malt Cross! The Snug or Balcony are perfect for events or parties, the Henderson Gallery for exhibitions and events, our workshop space for meetings, art classes or community groups and we also offer full venue hire for weddings too. We offer an in house full catering service and are lift accessible to all floors except the caves. The nearest car park to us is a two minute walk away across the other side of St James’s Street and we are a two minute walk from city centre bus and tram stops...

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Our StoryThe Malt Cross Trust was founded as a Christian charity in 2003 by a consortium of city centre churches who had a vision of improving Nottingham’s Night Life by:Offering an alternative Night out (Malt Cross Bar & Kitchen)Providing Hands on Help (Street Pastors Project)Our charity’s home is a Grade II listed former Victorian music hall which we preserve as one of the last remaining music halls in the country and we still provide live music and entertainment for the people of Nottingham today.  Our music hall has benefited from two significant Heritage Lottery Fundi...

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Data Protection & Privacy Notice

Data Protection & Privacy NoticeThis notice is for any online or onsite visitors, customers or suppliers of the Malt Cross. It explains where we source data, what types of information we collect and how we use it.We are absolutely committed and dedicated to looking after your data and keeping it safe when you visit us, contact us, book a space, join our mailing list or buy a ticket to an event at the Malt Cross.If you are wondering what information we collect and store in order to do this we’ve summarised how we use data below. If this still doesn’t answer your question contact...

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“Beautiful building and good variety of drinks”

“A really nice place to have a drink, as the interior and architecture of the building is lovely. The drinks are a decent price and there is often something happening here such as live music, exhibitions etc so it's always nice to come and see what's on.”

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The Malt Cross

16 St James's St
Nottingham NG1 6FG
Tel: 0115 941 1048
Open Daily 9am - late