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


Cider win for the Vat and Fiddle

The Vat and Fiddle, our brewery tap, is Nottingham CAMRA's cider pub of the year!

Announcement regarding the Maze and Forest Tavern

It is with a heavy heart that Castle Rock along with Gaz and Steph (managers) announce the closure of the Maze and Forest Tavern. Read on for more details, and check LeftLion for a special interview with Gaz and Steph.

FOOD WASTE: our collective responsibility

A third of the world’s food is wasted, and contributes to climate change, biodiversity loss and over-fished oceans. Castle Rock pubs have committed to reduce their food waste. We ask all our customers to consider doing the same…

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Upcoming Events


  • Easter Sunday at the Fox and Crown

    Sun, 21 April 2019

    Spend this Easter Sunday with loved ones at the Fox and Crown. They have a special menu just for the occasion (see below) which includes two courses and a drink for just £12.95* To make sure everything’s just right on the day you’ll want to book a table and pre-order your food by collecting a […]

    Fox and Crown


  • Easter Sunday at the Stratford Haven

    Sun, 21 April 2019

    Spend this Easter Sunday at the Stratford Haven and enjoy a great selection of beer to go with your roast lamb, on the Sunday menu especially for Easter.

    Swan in the Rushes


  • Easter Sunday Fun Day at the Embankment

    Sun, 21 April 2019

    This Easter the Embankment welcomes a very special guest from Mr Minion & Friends Mascot Hire! There will also be a free children’s buffet on, making the Embankment the perfect place to spend some quality time with the family this Easter Sunday.

    The Embankment


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