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Drum & Monkey

Castle Road
Castle Gresley
DE11 9LH

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Opening Times

Monday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday2.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight


Hawthorn Leisure

About the Pub

This late 19th-century locals pub was substantially rebuilt in the early 1900s, and completely refurbished in 2003, inside and outside. The interior comprises a large L-shaped single room, with distinct 'bar' and 'lounge' areas: the former has a wooden floor and incorporates a pool table, the lounge is more comfortably furnished.

Historic Interest

The earliest reference to the pub is in an 1874 trade directory, but the original premises were substantially rebuilt further from the road in the early 1900s. It was initially owned by Alton’s Brewery (Derby), which was taken over by Stretton’s Brewery (Derby) in 1903. The latter was taken over by Allsopp’s in 1927, which then merged with Ind Coope in 1934. The Allsopp name was dropped in 1959, and in 1961 Ind Coope became absorbed into Allied Breweries. The pub continued to trade under the Ind Coope name until it was sold to Marston’s in 1990; ownership then passed to NewRiver Retail in 2013.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

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Drum & Monkey, Castle Gresley


  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Via back door from car park; disabled toilet facilities.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Enclosed patio and lawn at rear, with picnic tables.

  • Parking Parking

    At rear, access off Station Street.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly


  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Children welcome to 9pm.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, dominoes, pool.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Karaoke Friday evenings; live bands around once a month.

  • Smoking Smoking Area

    On patio (covered & heated).

  • SportsTV Sports TV

    BT Sport & Sky Sports.

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Drum & Monkey

Castle Road
Castle Gresley
DE11 9LH

Sat Nav Reference

52.758, -1.5767

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Midland Classic: 21 (daytime only; not Sunday), 21E (Mon-Sat evenings and daytime Sunday)


At corner of junction with Station Street.

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