• The pubs

    The pubs

    From city-centre craft beer bars to traditional country pubs, and everything in between. Each Castle Rock pub is as unique as the next.

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  • The brewery

    The brewery

    Castle Rock Brewery is located in the heart of Nottingham. We brew an exciting range of beers from the traditional to the experimental in cask, keg, can and bottle.

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  • The shop

    The shop

    Cans, bottles, fresh-filled pins, merchandise, and all kinds of beery gift ideas. Browse the Castle Rock Brewery online shop and order for delivery or collection.

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  • The event spaces

    The event spaces

    Castle Rock function spaces are entirely unique, and all our event packages are tailored to suit your needs. Team day in a canal museum? Birthday meal in Jesse Boot’s office? Wedding in a brewery? Whyever not!

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Beer in focus

Oatmeal Stout

*PERMANENT * • Stout, vegan

    4.6% ABV - available in keg and can

Notes of dried fruit, roasted coffee and caramel are balanced by creamy oats, giving this beer it’s characteristic smooth and luxurious mouthfeel.

Our story

The idea was simple

In 1977, a flare-wearing entrepreneur opened The Old King’s Arms in Newark. The idea was a simple one: create a friendly, welcoming pub and serve high quality beer. This humble dream turned out to be quite the success story. The Castle Rock family grew and grew, and in 1997 we started brewing our own beer.

Today, we continue to be a proud independent brewery and pub company in the heart of Nottingham.

Our mission will always be to brew great beer, run great pubs, and make connections with our customers that last a lifetime.

What we offer

About our pubs

Immense beer choice

Immense beer choice

Castle Rock managers have the freedom to create their own drinks menus. This means our pubs pour a huge selection of local, regional, national and international beer, with a focus on independent breweries, and no two pub offerings are the same. Plus, we are known for serving the best-kept cask beer in Nottingham.

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Diverse food offerings

Diverse food offerings

We cater for a huge variety of needs, tastes and occasions, from casual lunches to something a little more special. Our chefs take inspiration from around the globe, with dishes hailing from Mexico to Southern Asia, and our own fair isles, to name just a few. We’re committed to using local produce wherever possible and have a food waste programme to help protect the planet.

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Events and tours

Events and tours

There is never a dull moment in the Castle Rock family, with oodles of events for you to enjoy and something to suit everyone’s interests. We love engaging with our local community, and work with breweries, charities, local creatives, comedians, and social projects to build an inclusive calendar of things to do.

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Unique event spaces

Unique event spaces

Castle Rock function spaces are entirely unique, from the rustic charms of the Canalhouse and the Barley Twist, to the industrial feel of the Old Cold Store, to the modern and airy canvas of the Hop Loft. We have a flexible approach to hosting events, working with you to create something that suits your needs.

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