Kean's Head: Nottingham's cosy pint-sized pub that's renowned for its epic beer selection

Delicious curry and a world-class beer selection make this pub one of Nottingham finest 'hidden gems'
Kean's Head, NottinghamKean's Head, Nottingham
Kean's Head, Nottingham

The nights are drawing in and the temperatures have dropped, so the only thing on our mind is being cosy. And what better way to warm up, than with a delicious pint (or three?)

We're exploring the best pubs in and around Nottingham - and the reasons that make them so great. On today's list, is Kean's Head - a pint-sized pub in the city that's famed for its wicked selection of beers.

Hailed by Visit Nottingham as the perfect escape from a busy day in the city, the Kean's Head is small but perfectly formed. Situated in Nottingham's Lace Market, the charming single-room pub is nestled opposite St Mary's Church.

This pub is a must-visit for ale lovers as according to Visit Nottingham, it has one of the city's most respected beer ranges. The pub also has a stocked bar with more than 200 rums, gins, and whiskies.

It's not just drinks packing in the punters with Kean's Head attracting people from across the city with its highly regarded Indian street food.

Delivered by the resident kitchen hosts Paajis - this isn't your average pub curry. The menu takes a modern twist on your favourite Indian dishes with highlights including chicken and chorizo dopiaza and pork butter vindaloo.

Kean's Head is rated 4.5 stars on TripAdvisor and has more than 100 top-tier reviews. Leading this pub to be called a "hidden gem".

In July this year, Mark D wrote: "Fantastic wee bar [with a], great selection of ales, food was out of this world, the flavour wow, street food at its very best, we will be back."

In April, Geordie Beer Drinker wrote: "Cracking curry! Regular for beer, so came in for a curry. Top drawer food, delicious chicken and chorizo dopiaza. Superb, loads of meat, and excellent sauce." Kean's Head is spitting distance from The Museum of Justice and Lace Market Theatre, making it the perfect place for a pit stop if you're out and about in the city.

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