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>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>Wings 'N' Ribs Wednesdays </h2>

Wings 'N' Ribs Wednesdays

The BBQ boys from Smiffy's Smoke Shack are bringing you ENDLESS wings AND ribs, EVERY Wednesday from 5pm!!
Wings £9.99per person
Ribs £14.99 per person
There's even an option for loaded fries!!
Get your tables booked right this second 'cos someone else definitely will: 0115 945 5541

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<h2>Smiffy's Smoke Shack</h2>

Smiffy's Smoke Shack

Smiffy's Smoke Shack are now resided at here at Southbank - Trent Bridge serving the only true authentic Southern American Style BBQ in Nottingham.
Using traditional methods - the Smiffy's boys smoke their ethically sourced meat over fruit woods for over 16 hours for a true melt in your mouth BBQ experience.
The menu is served 6 days a week (kitchen closed Monday's) with Burger night on a Tues, Endless Wings/Ribs on a Weds and a full and filling menu served Thursday-Sunday.
With BBQ weekenders set to start soon plus more in the pipe line - there really is only one place to get top quality BBQ in Nottingham.
Book your table with us on 0115 9455541 or click the link below to see some of the special offers!

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 Different nights and offers

<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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 Join the Running Club Group on Facebook!

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 16/11

Live Sport

Grand Slam of Darts 2018 (7pm)Grand Slam of Darts


 Netherlands vs France (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League


 Wales vs Denmark (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League


 England (W) vs South Africa (W) (8pm)Twenty20 World Cup


Live Music From Kris Ward and Buster Unplugged (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.

Tomorrow 17/11

Live Sport

Great Britain (W) vs China (W) (6am)Champions Trophy (W)


 Braintree vs Solihull Moors (12:30pm)English National League


 Wales vs Tonga (2:30pm)International (M)


 England vs Japan (3pm)International (M)


 Scotland vs South Africa (5:20pm)International (M)


 Ireland vs New Zealand (7pm)International (M)


 Albania vs Scotland (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League


 Italy vs Portugal (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League


Cage Warriors 99 (9pm)MMA


Live Music From The Burgandy's (11pm)The Burgundy's are a close knit group of experienced and talented musicians who come together to create an incredible sound and fun atmosphere for your special occasion. Their eclectic set list will be sure to get your party going with songs from across the decades so there's something to get everyone's feet tapping to the beat.

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....

Sunday 18/11

Live Sport

 England vs Croatia (2pm)UEFA Nations League


 Bristol Bears vs Exeter Chiefs (3pm)English Premiership


 Hartlepool vs Barnet (4:30pm)English National League


 N Ireland vs Austria (5pm)UEFA Nations League


Tennessee Titans @ Indianapolis Colts (6pm)NFL


 Switzerland vs Belgium (7:45pm)UEFA Nations 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!

Monday 19/11

Live Sport

 Georgia vs Kazakhstan (5pm)UEFA Nations League


 Germany vs Netherlands (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League


 Denmark vs Rep of Ireland (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League

Tuesday 20/11

Live Sport

 Albania vs Wales (7pm)International Friendly


 Scotland vs Israel (7:45pm)UEFA Nations League

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

next Wednesday 21/11

Special Event

Endless Wings & Ribs (5pm)Join us from 5pm every Wednesday and enjoy endless wings or ribs at Smiffy's Smoke Shack. Enjoy as many wings as you can manage with your choice of sauce for £9.99 per person or BBQ baby back ribs for £14.99 per person. Call us on 0115 9455541 to book your booth today!

next Thursday 22/11

Live Sport

Chicago Bears @ Detroit Lions (5:30pm)NFL


 TBC vs TBC SF 1 (W) (9:30pm)Twenty20 World Cup


Washington Redskins @ Dallas Cowboys (9:30pm)NFL

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.

Special Offers

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Thanks for registering- this voucher entitles you to a pint of either Cask Ale, Carling or Strongbow....on us!


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