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Rats Castle

246 Hatfield Road
St Albans
AL1 4UN

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Opening Times

11-Midnight Mon-Thu; 11-1am Fri & Sat; 12-Midnight Sun

Meal Times

12-3, 5-8 Mon & Tue; Closed Wed; 12-3, 5-8 Thu-Sun

Owner

Punch Taverns

About the Pub

Large and lively community local in a traditional saloon bar style. With a friendly welcome, several TV screens, pool table, dart board and fruit machines, this is not only a drinkers' pub but one also offering food lunchtimes and evenings except on Wednesdays. The building is Edwardian with a later extension and internally it is decorated with photographs of old St Albans. The unusual name is thought to derive from a turnpike toll house which stood on the site and fell into rat-infested in the late 19th century. Briefly renamed the "Castle" in the 1960s the pub name was restored after a campaign by locals. A more detailed pub history can be found at http://www.stalbansowneastend.co.uk/The_Rats_Castle.html

Regular Beers

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Caledonian Edinburgh Castle 80/-

Changing Beers

This pub serves 1 changing beer.

Generally from big brands.

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Rats Castle, St Albans

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Pool, Darts, Backgammon club.

  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Friday Nights.

  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky, focus on horse racing.

  • WiFi Wifi

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Rats Castle

246 Hatfield Road
St Albans
AL1 4UN

Sat Nav Reference

51.751845, -0.310315

OS Reference

TL167072

Transport

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

Nearby Bus Routes (20m)

230, 300/1, 304/5, 330, 601, 602, 653, 724

Nearby Station (1000m)

St Albans City

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  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Lined Glasses Lined Glasses
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

FeaturesClose

  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Lined Glasses Lined Glasses
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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