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This pub is in Lockdown 3 and therefore the tap room is closed. However, the brewery shop is offering takeaway draught beer and cider, plus beer in mini kegs or bottles. Opening times are
* Friday: 4-8
* Saturday: 12-5

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Hidden Tap

(also known as Botley Brewery)

Botley Mill, Mill Hill
SO30 2GB

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Premises Description

A brewery tap attached to a micro-brewery.

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Opening Times

Thursday5.00 pm - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Sunday11.00 am - 6.00 pm

About the Pub

The premises started off as a micro brewery and in 2017 the small room next door became available and this has been incorporated as 'The Hidden Tap' tap room. It really is hidden - behind the right hand side of Botley Mills. The Hidden Tap is utilitarian room, plainly decorated but with a variety of floor tiles courtesy of its former days as part of a tile showroom. Behind the bar the small stillage is a set of industrial racking with three casks of Botley Brewery's own beer and two ciders from Meon Valley. Bottled beers, plus home-made pickles & chutneys are also on sale. About 10 bar stools allow customers to drink at the bar or from the sturdy shelves around the perimeter of the room.

Botley Brewery has four core beers (Hampshire Bitter, Pommy Blonde, English IPA and Stinger Porter) and a range of seasonal and special brews.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 4 regular beers.

  • Botley --varies--
  • Botley --varies-- (Bottle)
  • Botley Hampshire Pale Ale

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Typically 2 'bag-in-box' from Meon Valley.


  • Parking Parking

    Limited to 2 hours free, see website.

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Hidden Tap

Botley Mill, Mill Hill
SO30 2GB

Sat Nav Reference

50.91452, -1.26808


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes
  • <Station Close to Railway Station

Nearby Bus Routes (290m)

Bluestar: 3; Xelabus: X9, X15 (M-F lunchtime only)

Nearby Station (875m)



Turn immediately right on entering the mill yard, it's around the back.

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