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Woodlark Inn

Church Street

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - 11.30 pm
TuesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 11.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 11.30 pm
FridayMidday - 11.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.30 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

Meal Times

Closed Mon & Tue
12 - 2.30, 6 - 9 Wed - Sat
12 - 3 Sun



About the Pub

Tucked away on the edge of the village just past the church, this delightful red-brick local is a quiet pub, mercifully free of electronic machines, making the art of conversation a delight. A roaring coal fire greets you on cold winter nights. The bare brick and beamed bar is welcoming and dog-friendly.

Historic Interest

A nineteenth century beerhouse and shop premises now converted into a single public house (Ottewell 1990). Until quite recently it boasted a superb wall-painting advertisement promoting "Bass" on the side of the building overlooking the car park. Sadly, this has been overpainted by a poorly executed painting advertising the pub, which is already showing signs of peeling-off. Hopefully the underlying "Bass" advert may be reinstated and sympathetically restored in the future. Surviving Bass livery remains above the front door. The Woodlark was registered as an Asset of Community Value by Gedling Borough Council on the 29th November 2016, after being nominated by the Nottingham Branch of CAMRA. The Woodlark was part of a local name cluster with the former Woodlark beerhouse in Nottingham, which closed in the early 1900s and was the subject of a recent archaeological excavation. The Woodlark was a bird of Sherwood Forest and its melodious call may still be heard in springtime at the RSPB's Budby South Reserve near Mansfield. The Woodlark is in Gedling Borough Council's Lambley Conservation Area. The freehold (NT255165) has been held by the current owners since 25th April 1991. [Gedling Borough Council; Dumbles Ward / Lambley Parish Council / Nottinghamshire County Council; Calverton Division / Sherwood Parliamentary Constituency]

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Fish Key --varies--
  • Theakston Best Bitter
  • Timothy Taylor Landlord

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 3 changing beers.

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Woodlark Inn, Lambley


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Seasonal - summer only.

  • MemberDiscountScheme Member Discount Scheme

    10p off pint of cask ales only.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Mar, June & September.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


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

    Patio area.

  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Dominoes and cards.

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Restaurant Restaurant Area
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

    Ask at bar for code.

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Woodlark Inn

Church Street

Sat Nav Reference

53.003383, -1.06267


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Nearby Bus Routes (10m)

NCT: 46/47 (Limited Service)

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