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


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Latest news, special offers & announcements from Castle Rock


Lewis’ Karlsruhe Travel Diary

Notes from a travelling Castle Rockian: Lewis' travel diary from our trip to Brauhaus 2.0 in Karlsruhe, Germany.

Raising a glass to Neil Kelso

Today we say our goodbyes and raise our glasses to Neil Kelso, former Castle Rock director and owner of the Victoria Hotel in Beeston. Castle Rock's founder, Chris Holmes, pens some words.

Castle Rock x Brauhaus 2.0

As part of the 50th anniversary twinning celebrations between our beloved Nottingham city and Karlsuhe, Germany, we equipped ourselves with hops and yeast and flew on over to commence on a very special and unique collaborative brew...

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Upcoming Events


  • Birthday Week at the Kean’s Head

    Mon, 15 July 2019 - Sun, 21 July 2019

    Join the Kean’s for a whole week’s worth of birthday celebrations (you’re only 15 once after all)! Birthday antics include: – Kean’s Head: A History, a talk presented by Bob Massey, – a special Bang the Elephant birthday brew, a blood orange and ginger rye bitter, ‘Ginger Ninja’ will be available all week and served […]

    Kean's Head


  • Wedding Open Day at the Embankment

    Sun, 21 July 2019

    Have you been to the Embankment’s wedding fayres but still can’t picture exactly how your big day could look? The Embankment’s Wedding Open Day is the perfect oppertunity to view their beautiful and historic weding venue, dressed for what could be your perfect day. Meet with an intimate group of thier preferred suppliers, chat with […]


  • Vinyl Night at the Bread and Bitter

    Sun, 21 July 2019

    As usual – the third Sunday of every month is Vinyl Night! Customers are warmly welcomed to come in and play their own records, and every song that gets a spin is added to the Bread’s Spotify playlist for you to enjoy whenever you like.  

    Bread and Bitter


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