Nottingham – Top Chinese Restaurants for Students

When you go out for a meal, you probably have a regular haunt – a safe bet where you know what you’re going to order before you even look at the menu. But part of the student way of life is trying new things and one of the tastiest cuisines out there is Chinese.

Chinese Dog

Far away from the takeaway versions, restaurants are a better reflection on the country’s daily dining habits. Even if you’re a fussy eater, there will be something that you can try. Here are Nottingham’s top Cantonese and Chinese offerings:

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Nottingham – Top Vegetarian Restaurants for Students

Not everyone is that fond of steak and sausages. Between 10-15% of the world’s population don’t eat meat. According to a 2006 survey by Mintel, 6% of English people are vegetarian and 10% abstain from red meat alone. So, about one in ten of those reading this will have real trouble finding somewhere to eat out that offers more than just two menu options for their chosen diet. Luckily, Nottingham actually has a host of great choices that will satiate your hunger for decent vegetarian diners.

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Nottingham: Student Deals and Discounts Round-up


Here is a round-up of some deals and discounts for students in the Nottingham area (all deals are found through the Student Discount Book website):

*You may need to print off the vouchers and bring ID (no registration needed for site – just enter email address).


Cookie Shake, NG1
2-4-1 Oreo shake, 3-4-2 smoothies, 2-4-1 ferrero rocher hot chocolate, free margherita pizza slice with any shake – student ID required.

Yo Yo Noodles, NG1
Free soft drink when you buy one noodle box, buy one noodle box get one half price & noodle box of the day and soft drink for £5.  Student card required.

Wok & Go, NG1
Small meal box and any drink £5.30 and 2-4-1 on any large box – student ID required.

The Cumin Indian Restaurant, NG1
25% off total food bill – student ID required.

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Nottingham: Student Deals and Discounts Round-up


Here is a round-up of some deals and discounts for students in the Nottingham area (you may be routed to a voucher codes website):



 Old Salutation Inn



  • 10% off with student card


 National Ice Centre

 *Prices, discounts, terms and conditions are correct at the time of publishing this blog

Nottingham Students – Alternative Ways to Spend your Evenings

It’s inevitable that much of your time as a student is free time, especially in the evenings. However, instead of wasting that time, you could be learning a new skill and widening your horizons. Nottingham is a great place to live as a student – the opportunities are endless, it just depends on your tastes. Here are some of the clubs that run special deals for students in the city.

Ice Hockey

Ice HockeyNottingham has two teams – the hugely successful Panthers (who won all 3 trophies in the EIHL this season) and the entertaining Lions (who won the NIHL last month). The sport is not as popular here as it is across the Atlantic Ocean but it has all the ingredients English fans admire – physicality, flair and atmosphere. There is usually at least one fight per game which always delights the audience, and plenty of goals to boot – games can change in a matter of minutes, so there is never a dull moment. The Panthers and Lions both play at the NIC arena at the weekends and it’s a much cheaper option than football. Tickets for home games cost £13 and £2.50 for students respectively.

Links: Panthers or Lions

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