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


The Poacher goes greener

The Lincolnshire Poacher on Mansfield Road has become the first pub in the area to offer the opportunity to take in, and recycle, your empty crisp packets.

40 years on – Viv Anderson at the Embankment

Viv Anderson MBE, one of the two native sons of Nottingham in Forest's 1979 European Cup winning side, will be making a personal appearance at the Embankment on the exact 40th anniversary day, Thursday 30 May. 

Cider win for the Vat and Fiddle

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

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Upcoming Events


  • Business Networking at the Embankment

    Tue, 21 May 2019

    Once a month The Embankment welcome all types of businesses, large or small, to come and mingle in their beautiful Lord Trent and Jesse Boot room for a couple of hours. The format is a simple one: 6pm, arrival, registration and mingle 6.30pm, intros and Business Presentation 7.30pm, networking and food served 8.30pm, close Your […]

    The Embankment


  • Cowshit Bingo Live at the Embankment

    Fri, 24 May 2019

    It’s the last Friday of the month which means the Embankment has some more excellent live music lined up to kick start your weekend. This Friday features Cowshit Bingo, playing ‘funk, blues, folk, rock, country, jazz, whatever’, as their Facebook page will tell you. With nearly 20 years of jamming together under their belt, this […]

    The Embankment


  • National Wine Day at the Barley Twist

    Sat, 25 May 2019

    Enjoy National Wine Day the right way at the Barley Twist. (That is, sat in their fully restored wine cellar or overlooking Carrington St, with a bottle of sumptuous red, white or rosé,  of course.) Plus, every single wine bottle is available to drink in at take out prices for National Wine Day only. That’s […]

    Barley Twist


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