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Queens Head

(also known as Joe Hayward's Place)

40 Main Road
Watnall
NOTTINGHAM
NG16 1HT

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.00 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.00 pm
Thursday11.30 am - Midnight
Friday11.30 am - Midnight
Saturday11.30 am - Midnight
Sunday11.30 am - 11.00 pm

Meal Times

12 - 8 Mon - Thu
12 - 9 Fri & Sat
12 - 3 Sun

Owner

Everards

About the Pub

A 17th-century rural gem with a lounge/dining space, a small snug hidden behind the bar and a tap room/locals' area with a grandfather clock, beamed ceiling and welcoming log fire. The extensive garden has children's play equipment, and a permanent marquee, making the pub popular all year. The internal fittings around the bar are original, and photos of locals adorn the walls. Home-cooked English food is served all day from lunchtime into the evenings. The pub is reputedly haunted. Occasional beer festivals and live music feature. Guest ales from Lincoln Green and other breweries.

Historic Interest

Once known as "Joe Haywood's Place" after the publican in post from the turn of the 20th century up to the start of the Second World War. Joe Haywood served in South Africa as batman to the local squire, Sir Lancelot Rolleston of Watnall Hall. Haywood was given the tenancy of the Queen's Head as a reward for saving Sir Lancelot's life whilst campaigning during the Boer War (Ottewell 1990). The Queen's Head has a heritage interior rated by CAMRA as being of Regional Importance. Asset of Community Value registered 11th May 2016 and nominated by Nottingham CAMRA. As at November 2017, the freehold for the Queen's Head (NT245042) was held by Everards Brewery Limited (Reg. No. 319261) [Broxtowe Borough Council, Watnall & Nuthall Ward / Broxtowe Parliamentary Constituency]

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 2 regular beers.

  • Adnams Broadside
  • Everards Tiger

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 4 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Lincoln Green Sherwood

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Queens Head, Watnall

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking

    Large free car park.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Occasional.

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

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Queens Head

40 Main Road
Watnall
NOTTINGHAM
NG16 1HT

Sat Nav Reference

53.0098, -1.2555

Transport

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TB Amberline

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