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Reopened 30th July.

Serving top quality cask ale & cider, to wonderful customers Thursday to Sunday 5pm to 10:30pm.

Last orders are called at 10:15pm to allow extra time (and space) for that last pint. If you would like to book a table (chairs included), text on 07403871757.

Plenty of space is available for walk in customers too!

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Witch's Brew

220 Shirley Road
SO15 3FL

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Opening Times

Tuesday4.00 pm - 9.40 pm
Wednesday5.00 pm - 10.40 pm
Thursday5.00 pm - 10.40 pm
Friday5.00 pm - 10.40 pm
Saturday4.00 pm - 10.40 pm
Sunday4.00 pm - 10.40 pm

About the Pub

A free-of-tie micropub 'Ale & Cider House' on the busy A3057 Shirley Road, near Foyes Corner. It is the only pub in Southampton to dispense its draught beers by gravity only. The bar is at the back of the pub, with two inter-connected rooms leading through to it from the front terrace. The landlady ensures that the pub welcomes all and tries to visit breweries before taking their beer. There's no music as conversation is encouraged. Much of the furniture is bespoke, and the witch-themed decor and pump clips add to the character of the pub. The landlady's dog roams the pub - visiting dogs should be kept on leads.

Carry-outs are available (50p for a 2-pint container, or bring your own).

While the nearest station is Millbrook, Southampton Central is only a little further away (1.23km); this has very much better services and all local bus routes connect with it.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 5 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bedlam --varies--
  • Flower Pots --varies--
  • Padstow --varies--

Ever changing range.

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Witch's Brew, Southampton


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Multiple bag in box ciders available.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Red Cat; Flowerpots; Fallen Acorn; Longdog; Steam Town; Vibrant Forest; Alfred's.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Road-side front terrace.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Pub dog wanders the pub. Visiting dogs should be kept on leads.

  • Events Events

    Occasional quiz and other themed events.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominos, Playing Cards, Scrabble, and board games.

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Witch's Brew

220 Shirley Road
SO15 3FL

Sat Nav Reference

50.9148, -1.42399


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Nearby Bus Routes (90m)

Bluestar: 4, 7, 17, 18; First: 2, 3

Closest Station (1070m)

Millbrook (Hants)

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