We’re proud, delighted and downright excited to have opened our 24th pub. Yarn, in reference to the tales told on the nearby stage, is the brand new pub and restaurant inside Nottingham’s Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall. Formerly the Green Room, Yarn is a situated on the ground floor, with the bar and restaurant open throughout the day. It represents one of the key components of the venue’s £3.3m transformation project which has taken place over the summer.
Operating as a joint venture between Castle Rock Brewery and Leeds-based CGC Event Caterers, Yarn will be managed by some familiar Castle Rock faces. Damian Brandon, formerly of the Stratford Haven pub in West Bridgford, is the new manager, head chef is Jamie Chambers with Charlie Blomeley, formerly of the Bread and Bitter, becoming head of food and beverage operation for the wider joint venture project.
(Charlie Blomeley, Yarn’s head of food and beverage operations and Damian Brandon, manager of Yarn)
One of the major focuses for Yarn is offering high quality ales, craft beers and spirits along with a delicious selection of food dishes. Three of our real ales will be permanently on the bar alongside a comprehensive choice of craft beers from Nottingham and beyond. The food options are spectacular with Yarn offering casual dining to complement the wider selection of beers and wines. The extended upstairs Dress Circle Restaurant offers a leisurely but sophisticated pre-show dining experience as well. The roof terrace will soon be back in use under the new canopy which will light up in the evening and give weather-proof views across the city.
We want to thank everyone for attending the grand opening, check out the photos below. We look forward to welcoming you into Yarn where you can weave your own stories.
(l-r) Emma Garfoot, Hayley Page Francesca Vaney and Alice Hands
(l-r) Robert Sanderson, Lucy Thomas, Margaret Spooner and Nicola Blackburn
(l-r) Chris Hickman, Sophie Gargett, Lydia Jones, Alistair Webster and Alex Broughton
(l-r) Sarah Auty, Vicki Saxby and Dave Guy
(l-r) Rachel Watson, Kate Collins and Clare Mortiboys