The best pubs for a pre-match pint near to the Notts County grounds

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Pop for a pre-match pint near Meadow Lane before watching the Notts County game

Is there anything better than a game-day pint? We've created a guide to the best pubs near Notts County ground, Meadow Lane.

So before County embarks on its latest match, we're running through your options for a nice cold pre-match pint (and maybe a packet of crisps too!)

Have we missed anywhere off the list? Let us know.

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The Southbank Bar

Located on Friar Lane right next to Meadow Lane, this establishment is an excellent sports bar and it is the perfect place for a swig before the match.

Aside from the alcohol, the bar offers vegetarian and vegan options and music events are commonplace, with tribute bank ‘Kazabian’ playing on June 9.

Trent Navigation

Sat directly on Meadow Lane, Trent Navigation is just a few minutes walk from the Notts County ground.

The pub boasts the ‘Big Shed’; the largest outdoor screen in the Midlands in an area that can hold 500 people.

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Serving local draught beers from the Navigation brewery, you cannot go wrong with a trip to Trent Navigation.

The Embankment near Trent Bridge and Notts CountyThe Embankment near Trent Bridge and Notts County
The Embankment near Trent Bridge and Notts County | Katie Adcock

The Embankment

Described on Trip Advisor as ‘a beautiful Grade II listed building designed by Albert Nelson Bromley,’ The Embankment displays a glorious Victorian style infrastructure.

However, it is far from just a beautiful sight to behold. They offer a selection of food, from scampi to tacos, and a selection of Castle Rock Beers.

Situated close to the City Ground, Meadow Lane and Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, this establishment oozes class whilst also being suitable for quenching your thirst.

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Meadow Lane Sports Bar

If you’d rather not walk very far to the stadium, Meadow Lane Sports Bar is the place for you.

Located by the main ticket office at Meadow Lane stadium, the bar has 11 television screen and can host up to 500 guests.

Running late and want a quick pint before the game kicks off? If so, Meadow Lane Sports Bar is the ideal venue.

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