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Reopened 19 July.

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Organ Grinder

(formerly Horse & Gears)

21 Portland Street
NG24 4XF

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Opening Times


MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.00 pm
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

About the Pub

Opened as the Organ Grinder in 2014. A no nonsense beer drinking pub which offers a range of bar snacks to accompany the six or seven real ales from Blue Monkey. Occasionally a guest ale is offered. A range of bottled beers are also stocked, The Monkey room is adorned with film and music posters depicting monkey and ape references. An undercover smoking area is available to the rear. Books, games and even a piano are available for customer use.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 6 regular beers.

  • Blue Monkey Ape Ale
  • Blue Monkey BG Sips
  • Blue Monkey Chocolate Guerilla
  • Blue Monkey Funky Gibbon
  • Blue Monkey Guerrilla
  • Blue Monkey Infinity

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Usually part of the Newark Beermuda Festival in January.


  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional local artists.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Organ Grinder

21 Portland Street
NG24 4XF

Sat Nav Reference

53.073812, -0.8114


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

Nearby Bus Routes (5m)

Stagecoach: 3, 3a; Marshalls: 90, 91

Nearby Station (650m)

Newark Castle

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Organ Grinder - Newark

Organ Grinder

21 Portland Street
NG24 4XF

Pub Features

  • Real Ale Available
  • Beer Festivals
  • Additional Services
  • Dog Friendly
  • Traditional Pub Games
  • Live Music
  • Newspapers
  • Real Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Wifi
  • Close to Bus Routes
  • Close to Railway Station

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