Good Pub Guide Recommended
The knowledgeable landlord and his helpful staff cope well with the lively and cheerful crowd of customers keen to enjoy the fantastic range of up to 31 quickly changing real ales. On handpump or tapped from the cask in a stillroom behind the bar - big windows reveal all - are their own beers, Fat Cat Brewery Tap Bitter, Cougar, Hell Cat, Honey Ale, Marmalade Cat and Wild Cat, as well as Adnams Bitter, Crouch Vale Yakima Gold, Dark Star American Pale Ale, Oakham Bishops Farewell, Timothy Taylors Landlord, Woodfordes Once Bittern and guests from breweries like BrewDog, Castle Rock, Felinfoel, Fullers, Green Jack, Kelham Island and Thornbridge. You'll also find imported draught beers and lagers, over 50 bottled beers from around the world plus ciders and perries. The no-nonsense furnishings include plain scrubbed pine tables and simple solid seats, lots of brewery memorabilia, bric-a-brac and stained-glass. There are tables outside.