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39 West Street
RG14 1BD

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Opening Times


MondayNoon - Midnight
TuesdayNoon - Midnight
WednesdayNoon - Midnight
ThursdayNoon - Midnight
FridayNoon - 1.00 am
SaturdayNoon - 1.00 am
SundayNoon - Midnight

Meal Times

Mon - Sun noon - 9pm

About the Pub

A Wadworth Brewery pub since its 1988 rebuild after a campaign to preserve the site as a pub by the local CAMRA branch. Welcoming backstreet community pub. Island bar with cellar beneath. Framed historic photographs hang on the walls of the pub. Popular pub quiz on Thursdays (8.30pm). Occasional live music events.

Father and son team (Kevin & Sam) took over the pub in October 2019. Internal redecoration and the floorboards were sanded / sealed before the pub reopened on 20/10/2019.

Up to eight cask ales including a range of guest ales and one cask cider can be served.

In 2021 a large gazebo will be erected in the outside area which used to include a smokers shelter. Outside bench sets for seating will include some designated as Non Smoking and one near the entrance designated and adapted for a wheelchair user. The side entrance to the pub provides wheelchair access via a ramp.

The pub kitchen has been renewed and Mexican dishes will be served.

Regular ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Wadworth --varies--
  • Wadworth 6X
  • Wadworth Horizon

Changing ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Oakham --varies--
  • Rudgate Ruby Mild
  • Tiny Rebel --varies--

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    20p pint discount.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals

    Tex-Mex dishes.

  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Tex-Mex dishes.

  • Garden Garden

    Patio at side.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz (Thursday)

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, Shove ha'penny, Bar skittles.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky Sports & BT Sport.

  • WiFi Wifi

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39 West Street
RG14 1BD

Sat Nav Reference

51.403847, -1.3269


  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Station (800m)


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39 West Street
RG14 1BD

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Real Cider Available
  • Member Discount Scheme
  • Cask Marque Accredited
  • Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals
  • Garden
  • Dog Friendly
  • Family Friendly
  • Events
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Smoking Area
  • Sports TV
  • Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station

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