Junkyard 12 Bridlesmith Walk, Nottingham NG1 2HB
Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am–1am Sunday 11am–12am
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We’re Junkyard, a neighbourhood café bar and brother of the renowned speakeasy cocktail bar Boilermaker. Nestled between Fletcher Gate and Bridlesmith Gate, our home, the former Walk Café has been fully refurbished into a 140 capacity venue featuring a hidden back yard oasis open 10am to 1am Monday to Saturday, 11am to 12am Sunday.

We’re in The Observer Food Monthly Awards; Best Places to Drink, Guardian; Top Ten Budget Places to Eat in Nottingham, The Times; 25 Coolest Restaurants in the U.K.

Junkyard combines the laid back feel of a North California bar and eatery with a specialist craft beer shop jammed full of bottles and cans of craft beers for drinking in or taking home. In the bar fifteen taps dispense the very best American, British and European craft keg brews.

Oenophiles can choose from a carefully selected wine list, and of course, great cocktails and homemade sodas are in our blood and on our menu.

Our passion for doing things properly extends way beyond sourcing and serving fine and interesting craft drinks. We love awesome food! Freshly prepared grazing plates, sharing dishes, deli classics and bar snacks are available from midday through to 10pm Monday – Saturday, to 6pm Sunday.

Our ethos is simple; to develop a culture of like-minded individuals, brought together through a love of great products and great service.

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Midday to 10pm Mon-Sat, Midday to 6pm Sun.


Togarashi kale chips VV, GF £2.50

Titanic stout candied bacon £2.50

Truffle cheese popcorn VV,GF £2.50

Salt & vinegar pork rinds GF £2.50

Spiced mixed nuts £2.50


Charred cauliflower tostada, hummus, mango salsa VV, GF £6.00

Beef shin, gruyere croquette, truffle mayo £7.00

Buffalo wings £6.00

Bajan fish cakes, lime aioli £6.00

Masala omelette, spinach, sweet potato, chickpea V, GF £6.00


Seitan burger, fermented cashews, sauerkraut VV £6.00

Junkyard dog, hot dog, kimchi, popped pork £6.00

Marinated tofu bahn mi, pickles, daikon, peanuts VV £6.00

Tepaché pork taco, pineapple hot sauce, scratchings GF £8.00

Beer braised brisket, pickles, smoked cheese £8.00

JFC, Junkyard fried chicken, red slaw, potato rosti £8.00


Tempura courgettes, whipped goats cheese, honey V £4.00

Mozzarella sticks, bacon jam (V available) £3.00

Fries/buffalo fries GF, V £3.00

Kimchi VV, GF £3.00

VV – Vegan V – Vegetarian      GF – Gluten Free For any other allergens, just ask. 

Menu items may contain or come into contact with wheat, eggs, seeds, nuts & milk.

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Some of our favourite cans & bottles can be found in the fridges.  To drink in add £2.

Here at Junkyard you will find, pales, ipas, dipas, neipas, tipas and bipas, ddhs, stouts, imperials, porters, sours, saisons, goses, geuzes, Berliners, meads, barley wines, radlers, keg, cask, fizzy, aroma, hops, malts, thirds, halves, two thirds, pints, 15 taps, cans, tall boys, sharer bottles, I-don’t-sharer bottles, growlers, gifts, train beers, after work beers, regulars, Junkys, hipsters, checked shirts, too many beards, fist-bumpers, Guardian readers, movers, cocktail shakers, coffee drinkers, beer nerds, I-only-drink-lager drinkers, @%*^ how much??? drinkers, board deliberators, we-do tasters, no tasters on this one mate, little dogs, big dogs, lunch, brunch, snacks, stools, booths, benches, bikes, tinder-daters, untapped-badge-chasers, a swift pint, just a quiet one drinkers, on a session all-dayers, and-lets-catch-up-I-haven’t-seen-you-in-ages.