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Vinyl Tap

(formerly Hearts of Oak & Variety)

28 Adelphi St

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Opening Times


Monday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday4.00 pm - 1.00 am
SaturdayMidday - 1.00 am
SundayMidday - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon - Wed
4 - 10 Thu & Fri
1 - 10 Sat & Sun

About the Pub

Single room bar adjacent to the University. Formerly known as Hearts of Oak, then the Variety it reopened on 8th September 2018 and has been re-named Vinyl Tap. There are six real ale pumps on the bar, including their house beer from Kirkby Lonsdale brewery, vinyl themed events and a vinyl-style jukebox where people can pick and chose vinyl from an ever-growing collection or bring their own to be played while enjoying a drink and a bite to eat with a wide range of authentic German hotdogs available from 4pm.

Fridays and Saturdays vary between live music artists and guest vinyl DJ slots with music spanning most genres. There is also a quiz every Wednesday and Open Mic on a Monday.

Awarded the Central Lancashire CAMRA Most Improved Pub of the Year 2019.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Kirkby Lonsdale Vinyl Pale Ale
  • Oakham Citra

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available


  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Events Events

    Quiz night every Wednesday, Comedy night on the 1st Sunday of the month.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Open mic every Monday, lives bands feature regularly (see Facebook for full details)

  • WiFi Wifi

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Vinyl Tap

28 Adelphi St

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53.7631, -2.7063


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Nearby Station (800m)

Preston (Lancs)

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Vinyl Tap

28 Adelphi St

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Evening Meals
  • Events
  • Live Music
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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