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(also known as 1688 Merchants; Merchants 1688)

29 Castle Hill

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Opening Times

Monday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Tuesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Wednesday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - 11.00 pm
Friday11.30 am - 12.30 am
Saturday11.00 am - 12.30 am
Sunday11.30 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 8
12 - 10 Fri, Sat
12 - 8 Sun


Greene King

About the Pub

Converted wine-merchants cellars built in 1688 and an extensive outdoor drinking area create a peaceful haven from the hubbub of the city centre. The main drinking areas are in three separate 'tunnels' with a fourth forming the entrance and bar area. Quiz night on Sundays. Look out for the stoneware bottles used in the construction of the cellar walls. House beer "Castle Blonde" brewed by Old School. Many board games available. Live music every Saturday eve.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Old School Castle Blonde

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 7 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Allendale --varies--
  • Kirkby Lonsdale --varies--
  • Tirril --varies--

Regional breweries favoured.

Source: Regional

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Merchant's, Lancaster


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme


  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden

    Seats on patio.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    In bay 1

  • Events Events

    Quiz Sun.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Acoustic Sat 10pm.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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29 Castle Hill

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54.048941, -2.8039


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  • <Station Close to Railway Station

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