Crowne Plaza Hotel, Wollaton Street, Nottingham, NG1 5RH
Boasting an unrivalled central location, fantastic amenities including a fitness centre, spa and pool, and first-rate hospitality, the Crowne Plaza Nottingham is a top choice for those visiting this culturally rich city on a business trip or to explore its numerous attractions. Swatch, the hotel’s spacious and elegant restaurant, is open to the public and welcomes walk-in diners throughout the day. If you’re a hotel guest or you work in the city centre, you needn’t go far for a cocktail, afternoon tea or a great-value meal – Swatch offers something for everyone. As you enter the restaurant you’ll discover a versatile space with modern design and elegant seating. Whether you’re stopping by for lunch, dinner or simply a snack to accompany a couple of drinks, you’re sure to be impressed by the extensive menu. Indulgent sandwiches include a fish finger sandwich with chunky tartare sauce and skin-on chips, and panini, salads, small plates and delectable burgers are available too. The veggie burger combines sweet potato, red pepper, mozzarella and basil for a taste of the Mediterranean, while the hunter’s chicken burger comprises crisp breaded chicken fillet with grilled bacon, melted Monterey Jack cheese and lashings of barbecue sauce – both admirable choices. If you’re gathering with friends or family for the full three-course experience, start with the crispy salt and pepper squid with chipotle mayo. Follow with the likes of Keralan cauliflower and red pepper curry, steak frites with chimichurri sauce or a spicy pizza. Conclude your meal with the salted caramel chocolate brownie with vanilla ice cream or the glazed lemon tart with raspberry sorbet. To complement the menu there’s an extensive wine list and a well-stocked bar. An attractively priced set menu offers two courses and a large glass of wine for two people for just £39.99. From morning coffee to evening drinks and delicious meals in sophisticated surrounds, Swatch offers a relaxed setting for every occasion. If you’re looking for somewhere to host a business lunch, meeting or corporate event, the hotel offers a number of options, including a banquet room with fabulous catering from the team at Swatch.