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


  • 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


  • Bank Holiday BBQ at the Lincolnshire Poacher

    Sun, 26 May 2019

    Join the lovely lads and lasses at the Lincolnshire Poacher for a brilliant afternoon/evening/night on Sunday with a BBQ from 5pm. And sleep in all Monday because it’s the spring bank holiday! We just love it when that happens. Of course, the Poacher will be open as usual on Monday, too.

    Lincolnshire Poacher


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