The Southbank Bar - Trent Bridge

Welcome to The Southbank Bar - Trent Bridge

Number one for live music and sport


The Southbank Bar - Trent Bridge is famous for its warm hospitality, comprehensive live sports coverage and fantastic live music. We show every major sports event and are used as a base by many local sports teams. Live music, bands and DJs every weekend and drinks offers and entertainment throughout the week make The Southbank the best place to spend your nights and days out.
The Southbank is the best place in Nottingham to watch live sport and live music, perfect for an enjoyable night out, dining with friends at Smiffy's Smoke Shack or drinks before a match. We've got booths with private HD screens which you can book to enjoy your choice of sports with friends. Smiffy's Smoke Shack reside in our kitchen and are specialise in authentic Southern American BBQ with Burgers, Wings, Ribs, Chilli, Chicken, Loaded fried and much more including breakfast on a Saturday and Sunday morning.
A wide range of real ales, craft beers, cocktails, a large wine list and special drinks offers for those counting the pennies. It's what makes us one of the most popular pubs in Nottingham.
The Southbank Bar has always been the best place to pop in for some food and drink on the way to a match. Situated just off Nottingham's Trent Bridge, we're in easy reach of Nottingham city centre and just a few minutes walk from the homes of Nottingham Forest FC, Notts County FC, Nottingham Rugby and Trent Bridge Cricket Ground.

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<h2>Whyte v Chisora II</h2>

Whyte v Chisora II

Join us on Saturday 22nd December for another massive domestic dust up in the heavyweight division as Dillian Whyte takes on Derek Chisora.
It's 'The Body Snatcher' vs 'War' Chisora as the latter, now managed by former foe David Haye, looks to derail the 'Lone Wolf Express' as he steam rolls towards AJ at Wembley on April 13th 2019.
We're showing this huge Sky Sports PPV Bonanza LIVE on our multitude of screens including all the undercard - book a booth with us on 0115 9455541 or drop us an enquiry through the link below to enjoy waitress service and prime viewing for the evening.

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<h2>50% off January Sales</h2>

50% off January Sales

50% off ALL food ALL month in January
Not only do you get half price food but you also get 30% off drinks Mon-Fri 4-7pm. Why not make a night of it and watch our live music on Friday and Saturday nights?
Book a booth any day any time and receive complimentary waitress service.
Call 0115 945 5541 or email to book a booth now

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<h2>Christmas Eve</h2>

Christmas Eve

Come and join us at Southbank this Christmas Eve...
We'll have you 'rocking' the night away from 9pm till 2am with DJ Princey and Stav from 'The Money', making all your Christmas dreams come true
Various drinks offers available all night long, to ensure you have a cracking time!
Now, get your Christmas outfit ready, and be prepared to jingle with us all night long - it's going to be a night you won't forget
Oh and did I forget to mention it's FREE ENTRY!

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<h2>New Years Eve</h2>

New Years Eve

The biggest night of the year is quickly approaching! 
Want the best place to kick off 2019? Look no further!
With free entry all night, an incredible set from the one and only DJ Docta D of The Funk Surgery AND 2-4-1 cocktails ALL NIGHT it's the only place to be to wave goodbye to 2018!! 
Book one of our tables for six people before the end of November and we'll give you a bottle of Prosecco to enjoy ON THE HOUSE! 
CALL NOW on 0115 945 5541 or email

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<h2>Christmas at Southbank</h2>

Christmas at Southbank

Christmas at Southbank with Smiffy’s Smoke Shack!
Bored of the same old Christmas dinner? Fancy something different? Then we’ve got you covered…
With Smiffy’s Smoke Shack bringing you a wide range to choose from. With a three-course meal or a platter to nibble at – what ever tickles your fancy…..
Click on the link below to have a look for yourself
Book now to avoid disappointment by calling 0115 945 5541 or email

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We show the NFL games EVERY Sunday!
Grab food from Smiffy's Smoke Shack and a pint from Navigation Brewery Nottingham.
Book a booth for your own private screen, personal experience and waitress service.
Call 0115 945 5541 or email

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<h2>SIBA award winning beer available here!</h2>

SIBA award winning beer available here!

Our friends at the Navigation Brewery recently cleared up at the SIBA awards for the Midlands and all their beers are available here!
Gold, Silver and Bronze awards were won over several categories but the most importantly they scooped the top prize of 'Gold Overall' for their American style IPA 'Saviour'.
This 5.5% IPA uses lager malts and is devilishly mourish, be sure to pop by and enjoy a scoop or two for yourself!

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 Check out all the awards here!

<h2>Burger Night</h2>

Burger Night

Tuesday nights at Southbank Bar Trent Bridge - Burger night!
Build your own burger or compete in the burger challenge, consisting of: 4 x 6oz chuck steak flame grilled bbq burgers, bbq smoked bacon and cheese, onion rings, brisket, pulled pork added to the burger stacked between brioche buns with lettuce tomatoe and sauces. A boat load of cheese sauce soaked rustic fries smothered in our pit boss chilli and a bowl of our house slaw.
Demolish the lot within 30 mins and its free, also get a tee shirt.. If not its £30 and we'll buy you a cold one for the effort.
Book now by email or phone 0115 9455541

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<h2>The Southbank Bar Running Club</h2>

The Southbank Bar Running Club

Introducing The Southbank Bar Running Club!
Organised and ran (literally) by the man behind the successful 'Nottm2Derby Run' for Prostate Cancer, Des Oldham.
Sunday mornings - 10am meet at Southbank for a 10k run.
Wednesday evenings - 6pm meet at Southbank for a 5k run followed by the Tea-time club.
The club aims to be like no other with lots going on and incentives and other fun activities - the club is completely FREE to attend and they'll be a Wednesday evening Tea-time menu for runners with a super exciting incentive to dine....
For more details on The Running Club - join the Facebook group below....

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Live music at the Southbank bar


The Southbank has more live music than almost any other bar in Nottingham - the city's most popular bands perform here and our late license means the party goes well into the early hours. Whether its soulful sounds, indie classics or amazing acoustic sets from our live bands or our resident Good Times DJ bringing you the latest hits & classic club anthems, there's live music that everyone will enjoy.


Check out our diary dates for the next live music events, or have a look at more information about our live music and live bands here.

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Live sport at the Southbank bar


With 2 big screens, 11 HD plasmas, 2 3D screens and full surround sound The Southbank is the best sports bar in Nottingham. We show all football including the Premiership, Champions League, Championship, FA Cup & more, with the capability to show 3 games at any one time.


We have private booths with individual HD screens which can be booked - perfect for enjoying whatever sport you want to with friends. To book a booth, just get in touch.


We also show all other major sports events, including rugby, formula 1, golf, racing and more. Check out more information on live sports here.

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Coming up this week

Today 19/12

Live Sport

 Hibernian vs Rangers (7:45pm)Scottish Premiership


 Arsenal vs Tottenham (7:45pm)English League Cup

Tomorrow 20/12

Special Event

Student Night at Smiffy's (5pm)Student's can enjoy a rather lovely 15


off the main menu at Smiffy's Smoke Shack every Thursday from 5pm. Valid NUS card is required.

Friday 21/12

Live Sport

 Wolves vs Liverpool (8pm)English Premier League


Live Music From Daylight Robbery and Baron Lewis Solo (6:30pm)

Special Event

Friday Night Acoustic Sessions (6:30pm)Friday Night Sessions are back! With live acoustic starting at 6:30pm and then a live band another at 9pm. 2-4-1 Cocktails all night long £12 Bottles of Prosecco Smiffy's Smoke Shack food served until 9pm Come on down, have a dance, food and a drink to get your weekend started.

Saturday 22/12

Live Sport

 Arsenal vs Burnley (12:30pm)English Premier League


 Barnet vs Dover (12:35pm)English National League


 Hull vs Swansea (5:30pm)English Championship


 Cardiff vs Man Utd (5:30pm)English Premier League


Dillian Whyte vs Dereck Chisora II (10pm)Boxing


Live Music From The Shakes (11pm)Their style is influenced by a mixture of genres, but the group's specialisation lies in the area of classical soul tunes including hits by Ray Charles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and Stevie Wonder to name a few. Pop hits from Amy Winehouse and Van Morrison, among others, are also favourites.

Special Event

Saturday Night Live (10pm)Saturday Night Live! Live bands from 11pm accompanied by our resident DJ's from 10pm A variety of different acts each week who bring non-stop excitement to the night - grab your partner or friends, your dancing shoes and head on down to Southbank to start your weekend the right way. 2-4-1 Cocktails all night long as well as other drinks deals....


Whyte v Chisora II (9pm)Join us on Saturday 22nd December for another massive domestic dust up in the heavyweight division as Dillian Whyte takes on Derek Chisora. It's 'The Body Snatcher' vs 'War' Chisora as the latter, now managed by former foe David Haye, looks to derail the 'Lone Wolf Express' as he steam rolls towards AJ at Wembley on April 13th 2019. We're showing this huge Sky Sports PPV Bonanza LIVE on our multitude of screens including all the undercard - book a booth with us on 0115 9455541 or drop us an enquiry through the website to enjoy waitress service and prime viewing for the evening

Sunday 23/12

Live Sport

 St Johnstone vs Rangers (12:15pm)Scottish Premiership


 Aston Villa vs Leeds (1:30pm)English Championship


 Everton vs Tottenham (4pm)English Premier League

Special Event

BBQ Weekenders (12pm)Your favorite kings of BBQ from Smiffy's Smoke Shack have the perfect way for you to enjoy yourselves at the end of a busy week with their new BBQ Weekenders! Join us every Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) in West Bridgford's largest beer garden over looking the idyllic River Trent and enjoy the sun all the way until sunset with our West facing sun terrace. 2-4-1 Cocktails all day every day, table service, range or cask, craft and continental lagers plus the best authentic Southern American BBQ in Nottingham. The weekend starts here!

next Tuesday 25/12

Special Event

Smiffy's Burger Night & Challenge (5pm)Tuesday's is Burger night with Smiffy's Smoke Shack here at The Southbank Bar. Authentic Southern American style BBQ Meat Patties cooked on the ceramic charcoal BBQ egg with your choice of toppings. Take the burger challenge (please book in advance) and earn yourself a place in the hall of fame plus your dinner for FREE - please ask for details. Call us on 0115 9455541

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