From Saturday 25th July, the grounds of Easthorpe House will host a giant Castle Rock pop up beer garden, every weekend, all summer long. We’ll be serving cask and keg beer, lager, cider, wine and soft drinks from our very own fully stocked trailer, alongside expertly poured G&Ts from Franklin’s & Sons at their very own stall. There will also be street food from our very own head of food Vanessa’s Veganza.
It’s a great opportunity to get some fresh air (in your bubbles) and enjoy a drink and bite to eat in the grounds of historic Easthorpe House. Spaces available to sit include 5m2 plots on the grass, and tables in the marquee. To book – click the link:
We’ve got a full set of health, safety and CV-19 compliant procedures which you can check out below, along with a risk assessment which we will uploading here shortly. If you have any further questions, check below for our FAQ first!
Why not make a day out of it? There’s plenty going off in Ruddington – take a look for your self!
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday until Autumn.
Saturday: 1-4pm, 4-7pm, 7-10pm. (Please note children are not allowed to the last session on a Saturday)
Sunday: 1-4pm, 4-7pm
These are the booking slots available through Gigantic. Walk-ins will be accepted, capacity dependant. However there is plenty of room on the grass!
YUP! We’re open for all the usual sessions on Friday, Saturday. Plus we have an extra session on the Sunday, and two extra sessions on bank holiday Monday.
Saturday: 1-4pm, 4-7pm, 7-10pm. (Please note the last session is no children)
Sunday: 1-4pm, 4-7pm, 7-10pm. (Please note the last session is no children)
Bank holiday Monday: 1-4pm, 4-7pm.
Castle Rock’s trailer will be on site, fully stocked with tasty cask and keg beer, along with soft drinks and wine.
3x cask ales
1 traditional stout (on keg)
Both still and sparkling ciders
6x craft beers
Spirits and mixers including house and local gins.
Wine and prosecco
Sharing jugs of – Pimms, ales, lager and ciders.
A balanced selection of soft drinks.
Our friends at Franklin & Sons will also be serving delicious gin-based drinks from their own stall.
Vanessa’s Vegan Veganza – Castle Rock’s own head chef serves exclusively plant-based vegan street food.
The Next Episode – Local pub based street food pop-up offering meatier options.
Project Doughnut/ Project Whippy (Sessions TBC)
Walk-ins are permitted depending on capacity; however, we recommend that you book so that we can better manage capacities. You can book either space on the grass, or a table under marquee cover. Slots are available on Friday (4-10pm), Saturday (1-4pm, 4-7pm, 7-10pm) and Sunday (1-4pm, 4-7pm). Please note children are not allowed to the last session on a Saturday.
Go HERE to book.
It’s free to attend! Please note, there will be a £10 deposit for all pre-bookings through Gigantic. This will then be taken from your first round of drinks. For walk-ins there is no deposit needed.
You are not permitted to bring alcohol on-site although of course feel free to bring water. You can bring your own food on site however we could ask that where possible you support the local street food on-site, who have really taken a hit during lockdown like the majority of the hospitality industry.
No. As this is an outdoor event, queuing at the bar will be permitted and there will be a 2m physical distancing system in operation.
If you have chosen a plot on the grass, you will probably want to bring a blanket to sit on or camping/deck chairs if you find them more comfortable. As you will be outside, you won’t need to wear a mask when inside your plot but may want to wear one when visiting the bar and/or facilities. We also advise that you keep a bottle of hand sanitiser on your person.
The Castle Rock Pop-Up Bar is fully accessible. Accessible toilet facilities are provided and the bar, street food vendor and seating areas are all outside on ground level. Please contact us if you have any specific concerns or need to request an accessible grass plot or marquee table.
There will be security on the door and actively monitoring the site for the safety of customers.
Yes – but as a guideline we recommend children are taken off site around 6pm.
Well-behaved dogs are allowed; however, they must be kept on a lead at all times and should remain within your group’s plot wherever possible. Please also ensure you clean up after your dog.
We are taking a number of steps to ensure that this pop-up event is safe for customers and colleagues. Here’s the summary:
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