Sit back, meet friends and relax, or enjoy a business breakfast, in one of Lakeside’s inviting cafés.

Pavilion Café

Inside the DH Lawrence Pavilion, and right by the lake.

Enjoy the relaxed and friendly atmosphere and try some modern European classic dishes including an appealing range of soups, a great selection of freshly made sandwiches and paninis, speciality teas and coffees as well as a tempting choice of homemade cakes.

All of our produce is made on site using locally sourced ingredients.

Take a look at the Pavilion Café's 2019 Christmas Menu here
For cafe enquiries, please call  0115 846 7179


Pavilion café opening hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm
(until after the interval pm on performance evenings)
Saturday 9am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

Eating Before a Show?

On performance evenings, our delicious pre-show menu service begins at 5.30pm with last orders at 6.45pm (for 7.30pm performances) or 7.15pm (for 8pm performances). We recommend making an advanced table reservation to avoid disappointment.

To reserve a table, please ask Box Office when you order your tickets on 0115 846 7777. Alternatively, you can contact the Pavilion Cafe directly on 0115 846 7179‚Äč.


Gallery Café

The Gallery Café at the Djanogly Art Gallery offers freshly made deli-style sandwiches and snacks, salads and a feast of yummy cakes as well as speciality teas and barista style coffee in a family-friendly atmosphere.

You can also peruse the craft cabinets in the Gallery Shop, offering a selection of the best in contemporary craft – including jewellery, ceramics and textiles. The shop sells cards, books and gifts, as well as gallery and museum related items.

Opening Hours:
Tuesday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Saturday 10am - 5pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm


Go to Work on an Egg!

Book Your Business Breakfasts at Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Meeting room for 4 – 15 people with a delicious and varied breakfast offer, suitable for all dietary requirements. Available from 8am daily.

For bookings and enquiries please contact Andrew Clarke on 0115 846 7179 or email