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 Musings of…Colin Wilde, MD

The first in a series of musings from Castle Rockians, penned by our very own MD Colin Wilde.

Nottingham Comedy Festival with Castle Rock

Find out all you need to know about the comedy gigs taking place during Nottingham Comedy Festival in Castle Rock venues - 2nd - 10th November.

The Sir Peter Mansfield Experiments

Castle Rock's Dan Mason has teamed up with the University of Nottingham to produce a beer celebrating the life, work and achievements of MRI pioneer Sir Peter Mansfield.

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Upcoming Events


  • Poetry is Dead Good at the Fox and Grapes

    Tue, 16 October 2018

    This October the Fox and Grapes welcome Poetry Is Dead Good into the pub! Showcasing the best poets from all over the UK and ‘reclaiming poetry for people who aren’t boring’, Poetry Is Dead Good is Nottingham’s longest-running city centre spoken word night. Headlining this time around is Jess Green, 2018 BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam […]

    Fox & Grapes


  • Late Nights at the Kean’s Head

    Wed, 17 October 2018 - Sat, 20 October 2018

    From Wednesday 17th until Saturday 20th the Kean’s Head will be open until midnight, meaning when the Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival ends for the night but you’re not ready to stop, you can simply pop around the corner and keep on going. And just a little bonus, they’ll be starting their Pamona Island Brew […]

    Kean's Head


  • Pomona Island Tap Takeover at the Kean’s Head

    Wed, 17 October 2018 - Sat, 20 October 2018

    The second of two TTO at the Kean’s during the Fringe Festival Fortnight (both strictly CASK ONLY), this one sees much-loved brewery, Pomona Island take over the taps of the Kean’s for the duration of the Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival. Most excitingly, the brewers themselves will be on a rare venture down from […]

    Kean's Head


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