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From Monday 12th April, pubs with sufficient outside space will be able to open their doors again to the public. Keep reading for more information on the re-opening plans of Castle Rock pubs.

The light at the end of the tunnel is finally visible – and it looks like the sun shining on our pub gardens!

As of Monday 12th April, we will be able to enjoy a pint in a pub garden with friends. It’s not the full shebang, but it’s a start, and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome you back to our pubs. Your support over the past year has been amazing, and we’re really looking forward to thanking you in person.

The latest series of restrictions continue to put exceedingly high levels of pressure on our wonderful industry, but we are committed to making the right choices both for the safety of the Castle Rock family and the business.

Here’s the full update on what you can expect from Monday 12th April.
The situation remains very fluid and we may alter opening times or even open or close pubs at short notice. As we are currently restricted to serving outside only, opening times will heavily dependent on the weather. With this in mind, we urge you to regularly check your Castle Rock local’s social feeds for updates as they happen.
Keep scrolling for our pubs’ current re-opening plans.

House Rules and General Guidance

  • From Monday 12th April, pubs with outdoor space can re-open their beer gardens. There will be no service inside the pubs.
  • Table service will be in operation at all our open pubs. You will also be able to order via your smart phone.
  • The Rule of Six will still apply. That means that we can only accept bookings and walk-ins of groups up to six people.
  • Mixing between tables is not permitted.
  • For details of how to book, or whether walk-ins are available at your Castle Rock local, please scroll down.
  • All of our pubs have been subject to risk assessments before they can open. For a full list and more details please see here.

Pub Info (As of 01.04.21)

 

Barley Twist

 

Closed


Bread and Bitter

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Sunday: Midday-10pm

Please note: the Bread and Bitter will not be serving food at this time.

Booking:

To book please call the Bread and Bitter directly, or visit Gigantic to book online. (A £5 deposit is required and will be taken off your total spend.)


Canalhouse

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Thursday: Midday-11pm
Friday-Saturday: Midday-Midnight
Sunday: Midday-10pm

Food Service:

Monday-Saturday: Midday-8pm
Sunday: Midday-7pm

Booking:

To book please visit Gigantic to book online. (A £5 deposit is required and will be taken off your total spend.)


Cricketers Rest

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Saturday: 5-9pm

Booking:

To book please call the Cricketers directly, or get in touch in via FacebookBooking:


Embankment

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Saturday: Midday-11pm
Sunday: Midday-8pm

Food Service:

Monday-Saturday: Midday-9pm
Sunday: Midday-5pm

Booking:

To book please visit The Embankment’s pub page (scroll to make an enquiry) or email embankment@castlerockbrewery.co.uk.
Uncovered tables are not available to book and are reserved for walk-ins only. (First come, first serve.)


Fox & Grapes

 

Closed


Horse & Plough

 

Closed


Golden Eagle

 

Open (outside only)

Week commencing Monday 12th April: Midday–Late every day

From week commencing Monday 18th April: 

Sunday-Thursday: 1pm-11pm
Friday and Saturday: 1pm-Late


Kean's Head

 

Closed

Although the pub will be remaining closed for the meantime, we are pleased to announce a Kitchen Takeover with Paaji’s. (Find them on Deliveroo here.)
Paaji’s serve delicious Indian food with a twist, bringing you the taste of India through perfected family recipes, but also creamy milkshakes and Castle Rock beer. Winner, winner, Indian for dinner!

Food Service:

Monday-Sunday: 11am-10pm


Lincolnshire Poacher

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Wednesday: 3-10pm
Thursday: 3-11pm
Friday: 2-11pm
Saturday: 1-11pm
Sunday: 2-9pm

Please note: the Lincolnshire Poacher will not be serving food at this time.

Booking:

To book please call the Poacher directly. You can also get in touch via Facebook, or email: lincolnshirepoacher@castlerockbrewery.co.uk.
Uncovered tables are not available to book and are reserved for walk-ins only. (First come, first served.)


Poppy & Pint

 

Open (outside only)

Monday-Sunday: 11am-11pm

Food Service:

Monday-Sunday: 11am-9pm (last orders at 8:45pm)

Booking:

To book please visit the Poppy’s pub page and scroll to Make a Booking Enquiry.
A couple of tables at the Poppy are reserved for walk-ins only. (First come, first serve.)


Stratford Haven

 

Open (outside only)

Thursday-Friday: 4-11pm
Saturday: Midday-11pm
Sunday: Midday-6pm

Please note: the Stratford Haven will not be serving food at this time.

Booking:

To book please call the visit Gigantic to book online. (A £5 deposit is required and will be taken off your total spend.)
Uncovered tables are not available to book and are reserved for walk-ins only. (First come, first served.)


The Swan in the Rushes

 

Open (outside only)

Sunday-Thursday: Midday-10pm
Friday: Midday-11pm
Saturday: 11am-11pm

Please note: the Swan will not be serving food at this time.


Vat & Fiddle

 

Please note on April 12th, the Vat will be open 3pm-9pm – cobs will be available.

Open (outside only)

Friday: 4-10pm

Saturday: Midday-10pm

Sunday: Midday-8pm

 

Food service (BBQ)

Friday: 4pm-9pm

Saturday: Midday-8pm

 

Booking:

To book please call the Vat directly. You can also get in touch via Facebook, or email: vatandfiddle@castlerockbrewery.co.uk.
Walk-ins accepted.


Willowbrook

 

Open (outside only)

Monday–Thursday: Midday-9pm

Friday: Midday-10pm

Saturday: 9.30am-10pm

Sunday 9.30am-9pm

Food service:

Monday–Thursday: Midday-7pm

Friday: Midday-8pm

Saturday: 9.30am-8pm

Sunday 9.30am-6pm

Booking:

To book please call the Willowbrook directly. You can also get in touch via Facebook, or email: willowbrook@castlerockbrewery.co.uk.
The front pub garden is reserved for walk-ins only. (First come, first served.)

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