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Open indoors from Thursday May 20th
Thursday & Friday from 4pm
Saturday from noon - food from 4pm

Outdoor tables on terraces and in garden

New menu and meal booking on website.

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Brewery Arts Centre (Vats Bar)

122a Highgate

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Opening Times

Monday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday4.30 pm - 11.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.30 pm
Sunday4.30 pm - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon
4.30 - 9 Tue - Thu
4.30 - 9.30 Fri
12 - 9.30 Sat
No Service Sun

About the Pub

Wood floored bar upstairs with unusual vats seating. The four regularly changing beers feature a mixture of both local and national brews. Food including pizzas and tapas are available in the bar and the adjacent Green Room (drinks can be taken through). Coffee bar on ground floor open afternoons.

Regular cask ales

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Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Bowness Bay --varies--
  • Tirril --varies--

Currently two Bowness Bay beers and one Tirril.

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  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Brewery Arts Centre (Vats Bar)

122a Highgate

Sat Nav Reference

54.324374, -2.748700


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Stagecoach: 41/A; X6, 46, 555

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