The idea was simple

Create a friendly, welcoming pub and serve high quality beer

Castle Rock is a multi award winning brewery and pub group based in Nottingham, England.

Our Beers

Real ale beers crafted with care in Nottingham, England


Latest News

Latest news, special offers & announcements from Castle Rock


A Night on the Town for Pub Staff

The Fox and Crown's staff members took to the streets of Nottingham as the directors ran their pub, for one night only!

Breakthroughs for the John van Geest Cancer Research Centre

John van Geest Cancer Research Centre successes include breakthroughs in prostate cancer diagnosis and breast cancer therapy

Castle Rock’s Yard Party is back for 2018

Castle Rock's Yard Party dates announced for a two-day beer festival with live music and street food

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Upcoming Events


  • Abbeydale Tap Takeover at the Horse and Plough

    Thu, 26 April 2018

    Abbeydale are coming to town! The Sheffield-based brewery will be making the journey to takeover the Horse and Plough. They will be bringing 8 cask ales with them and they’ll be sticking around for you to meet the brewer as well. The beers go live on the bar from 5pm, and as Thursday is curry […]

    Horse and Plough


  • International Jazz Day at the Embankment

    Sun, 29 April 2018

    The Embankment’s jazz lunches on a Sunday are becoming infamous across Nottingham as a fantastic experience. International Jazz Day therefore is going to be extra special this year with the Embankment hosting both Swing Gitan and the Decent Chaps, the two resident jazz artists. Of course, there will be the usual Sunday lunch menu available […]

    The Embankment


  • International Jazz Day at the Fox and Crown

    Mon, 30 April 2018

    Joining the Fox and Crown is the fabulous Maniere des Bohemiens. Playing an energic style of Gypsy Jazz and Eastern European Swing, this is going to be an extraordinary evening in Newark. As always, guest ales only £2.50 on a Monday, sweetening the deal for you to attend.

    Fox and Crown


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