Pubs of the Branch
20 Oundle Road
Was called the Wheatsheaf. Stone built 17th century pub in picturesque village. Single bar divided into separate areas allowing local and food customers to mix easily. Paintings, caricatures and old photos of Peterborough adorn the walls. Large beer garden, popular in summer. Close to East of England Showground. Up to three real ales available. Good food is served every day up to one hour before closing. Pie night Wednesday, fish night Friday.
- Cuckoo 20 Oundle Road Alwalton PE7 3UP (01733) 239638
- Five Horseshoes
Five roomed (two bars, two side rooms and a TV/pool room) eighteenth century pub built from locally quarried Barnack stone. There are stuffed birds on display. Open fires for the colder months and attractive creeper covered patio and kids' play area for the summer make this an all-year pub. Barbecues and music events are held in the summer. Guest beers are usually from micro-breweries and include regular strong ales. Always four guest beers available. The occasional house beer is brewed by Rooster's. Home baked pizzas available from a mobile pizza oven on Friday and a street food vendor on Saturday. Quiz first Wednesday of the month. The pub supports many charities. Well-behaved dogs are welcome. Branch Rural Pub of the Year 2023.
- Five Horseshoes Barholm PE9 4RA (01778) 560238
Stone-built village pub established in 1672, completely refurbished July 2021 by a local businessman and now a freehouse. Outdoor seating area with its own bar. Indoors now has a snug, private dining room and log fire. Near to Hills and Holes nature reserve, with a walkthrough direct from the pub premises.
- Millstone Millstone Lane Barnack PE9 3ET ku.oc.kcanrabnnienotsllimeht@sgnikoob(01780) 769979
- Montagu Arms
Overlooking the local river and bridge, this 16th-century stone-built inn has a public bar at the front and large restaurant to the rear. The car park is behind the inn and accessed via the village hall entrance. At the rear is a large play and camping area. There is disabled access from the rear to the restaurant only. The traditionally decorated bar area has original exposed beams on the ceiling and walls. Recent alterations have enlarged the bar area
- Montagu Arms Barnwell PE8 5PH ku.oc.llewnrabsmraugatnom@ofni(01832) 273726
- Black Horse
Large, spacious interior, with stripped back to brick walls and a log burner for the winter months. Comfortable and friendly hotel bar with restaurant and function room. Large, attractive garden with seating, play equipment and fenced-off pond. Once called the Baskervilles. Usually five national and regional real ales available.
- White Horse
4 Church Street
Formerly the Spinning Wheel, which closed in October 2012. It was saved and completely refurbished by a local farmer/landowner and reopened as the White Horse in July 2013. Free of any ties, the pub sources food and drink from local suppliers. Three or four real ales are offered, two or three of which are usually LocAles. Materials from old farm buildings and slices of tree trunk have been cleverly utilised. Piano in the bar. Photos of the local cricket team.
- Black Horse Main Street Baston PE6 9PB ku.oc.notsab-esrohkcalb@ofni(01778) 561202
- Five Alls
33 High Street
This fenland free-house is named after the working man's timeless complaint: "I govern all - a queen, I plead for all - a barrister, I pray for all - a priest, I fight for all - a soldier, I pay for all - a ploughman". Basic L-shaped bar with two dartboards, bench seating, collection of pump clips, fireplace and TV. Pool table area and smaller room at rear. Petanque court. The pub also serves as the local post office every Tuesday since the village shop and post office opposite closed. Closing times may vary depending on custom. Good fishing close by, on the old course of the River Nene.
- Five Alls 33 High Street Benwick PE15 0XA (01354) 677520
Traditional two-roomed locals' pub with a pretty patio by the banks of a tributary of the River Glen. Strong on sports, with darts played, BT Sports on the TV and several sporting trophies on display. Small car park. Raises funds for the local Air Ambulance service. Under new management and ownership summer 2014, with up to six real ales available. The house beer, Bourne Particular, is supplied by Dancing Duck. Presented with a CAMRA Gold Award in July 2017.
- Burghley Arms
6 North Street
The birthplace of William Cecil, chief advisor to Queen Elizabeth I, but has been a hostelry since circa 1717 and after a spell as the Bull and Swan and then just the Bull Inn. Its present name was adopted in 1955. Two real ales usually available.
- Masons Arms
15 South Street
Excellent very friendly Grade 2 listed three-roomed community pub. There has been a pub on the site since the 11th century. The room on the left contains a pool table. The main bar room has a low beamed ceiling, a real fire and two TVs. A small room at the rear has two dartboards and sporting trophies on display. Live music some weekends. Once came joint second in the Star Pubs and Bars community pub of the year competition.
- Nags Head
2 Abbey Road
Refurbished and reopened as a restaurant in October 2009. Small comfortable seating area for drinkers. Function room upstairs. Two real ales are usually available. Children welcome.
- Raymond Mays
44-48 North St
A Wetherspoon pub, opened in June 2022. Named after a local motor racing legend of the mid 20th century.
25 North Street
Winner of of a CAMRA/English Heritage award in 2003 for conversion of a family grocers shop to pub use. Very successful and imaginative conversion of this three storey building to produce a multi-roomed public house. The walls are adorned with mirrors and interesting old signs and posters. The main bar in the front serves six beers from mainly independent brewers via handpump. Also sells two craft beers. Large, well equipped patio leading to a large beer garden with grassed area for children at the rear. Annual beer festival in August. Open for breakfast 8.30 at the weekend. Wednesday is wine and bottled beer night, Thursday is real ale jug night. Live music on Saturday evenings and quiz on alternate Sundays. Presented with an award by the local CAMRA branch for achieving ten years of continuous entries in The Good Beer Guide. (Nov 2013). In 2021 the pub was sold by Knead Group to the RedCat group
- Sugar Mill
Marston's family pub/restaurant. Opened December 2012. Good value food. Children's play area. Marston's/Wychwood beers vary with three usually available. Quiz night on Tuesday.
- Anchor 44 Eastgate Bourne PE10 9JY (01778) 422347
- Queens Head
Limestone pub built in 1653, consisting of a cosy bar with log fire, three restaurant areas and a pleasant patio with leafy pagoda outside. The freshly prepared food is locally sourced with game coming from the local country estates. Northamptonshire dining pub of the year 2009. Reopened in May 2011 following a period of closure. Three real ales plus a wide variety of wines and spirits. Function room for up to 20 people. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in August 2012. CAMRA Peterborough & District Branch Pub of the Year 2013.
- Queens Head Main Street Bulwick NN17 3DY moc.kciwlubdaehsneeuq@ofni(01780) 450272
- White Lion
Lively bar with pool table and TV, decorated with American theme photos. A separate lounge/restaurant and darts room. There's a large play area for kids. Serves good traditional pub food, lots of it and well priced.
- White Lion Upwood Road Bury PE26 2PA moc.loa@60noobsirhc(01487) 813542
- Royal Oak
24 Peterborough Road
This 17th Century stone built and Grade II listed thatched pub lies in the heart of village. An old world village pub with three drinking lounges each having their own real fire. Quiz night every Wednesday. Popular with cyclists, ramblers and many local groups. Traditional pub games include darts, dominoes and cribbage. The pub is located on the Green Wheel Cycle Route, has a regular bus service right to the door (Kimes) and a large car park. Outdoor drinking terrace and a separate smoking shelter. Many old photographs on show. No jukebox, gaming machines or pool table, a proper drinking and conversation pub with friendly locals. The Oak serves three real ales - both local and guest products from across the country.
- Royal Oak 24 Peterborough Road Castor PE5 7AX moc.rotsackaolayor@ofni(01733) 380217
- Chatteris Conservative Club
King Edwards Road
A club, for members - £15 p/a in 2023
- Cross Keys Hotel
12-16 Market Hill
A listed sixteenth century coaching inn, opposite the church in the heart of the town. A comfortable and unspoilt freehold pub, restaurant and hotel with a small garden. Packed full of history with collections of medieval weaponry, paintings, china, tapestries and clocks. Quiz night on the last Sunday of the month. Offers three real ales, mostly from small breweries, from the wood panelled bar. Received a branch Gold Award in 2022.
- George Hotel
2 High Street
Former coaching inn. Large, modern L-shaped bar with pool table at one end and restaurant at the other. Mixed clientele.
34 Bridge Street
A low-ceilinged, wood-beamed community freehouse dating from the 1850s. A single L-shaped room adorned with much maritime memorabilia. Games include scrabble, chess, darts, dominoes and crib, with a pool table in the small back room. A quiz is held once a month. From the early 1990s to 2011 the pub was called Walk The Dog. After a period of closure, it reopened in August 2012 as the Ship, its former name. They support two charities, Macmillan and the Stroke Association and a local cricket team. Received a CAMRA Merit Award in July 2016.
Was a club until 2005.
- Chatteris Conservative Club King Edwards Road Chatteris PE16 6NG (01354) 692717
- Dun Cow
One roomed village pub is a 200 year old former coaching inn and is reputed to be haunted. Breakfasts from 10am and food on some evenings & Sunday lunch. Booking is advisable. Under new management as of October 2022.
- Dun Cow Green Drove Christchurch PE14 9PG (01354) 638323
- Carpenters Arms
1 North Green
Traditional 1900s pub on the village green known locally as the Top House. After a period of closure, it reopened in December 2013, completely refurbished and redecorated. Bar serves two light and airy, carpeted rooms, one of which has a real fire. Pool table in a third room at the back. Karaoke every last Saturday of each month. Opens at noon every day in the summer months. Another refurb completed in June 2018. Now has three real ales, usually from small breweries.
4 South Green
In the summer of 2013 a private investor secured ownership of the pub from Charles Wells to make it officially a free house, now fully refurbished, including a complete new kitchen. Meals are served lunchtimes and evenings, also breakfast on Saturdays. The varying beer list includes a LocAle. The large outdoor area includes nine petanque terrains and a children's play area. Local buses pass in front of the pub. Opens at 12pm on Wed & Thursday in Summer. Quiz on Thursday evenings.
- Carpenters Arms 1 North Green Coates PE7 2BQ 07773 005604
- Collyweston Slater
87-89 Main Road
Originally called the Slater's Arms, this was a traditional coaching inn built in the 17th century. Enlarged in the early 1970s to incorporate adjoing terraced houses and renamed The Cavalier. Major renovation in 2006, which transformed the building, creating a light, welcoming and relaxed environment but still retaining the original oak timbering and slate. Basic, light and airy bar area with stone floor and inglenook fireplace, with dining areas at each end. Brown colour scheme throughout. Petanque court at rear. En suite accommodation is AA 4 star. Friday is fish and chip night; eat in or take away. Folk music is every other Monday.
- Collyweston Slater 87-89 Main Road Collyweston PE9 3PQ moc.liamg@bupretalsnotsewylloc(01780) 444288
- Crown Inn
17 West Street
L-shaped, carpeted bar and a small, quiet lounge. Large function room and garden at rear. Good dogs welcome.
- George & Angel
2 North Street
Two-roomed pub situated by Trinity Bridge in the town centre. Entertainment (karaoke or live music) some Friday evenings. Pool, darts and functions in the back bar. Two or three real ales usually available.
- Olde Abbey
16 East Street
Long established free house that enjoyed a major refurbishment in 2015, giving the pub/restaurant a light, airy feel. The open plan layout has a central bar and three distinct areas, one more suited to diners and two catering to drinkers and snacks, one with a big screen TV for sporting events. Three handpumps with one dedicated to St Austell Tribute and the others featuring changing beers, with some from micro-breweries. The pub usually lays on entertainment at the weekend and is also renowned for its Sunday lunches and Thursday's curry nights.
- Olde Bridge Inn
Brick built pub with white painted external render and timbers. Olde worlde, carpeted lounge with two feature fireplaces and exposed timbers and collection of pots and pans. Usually three real ales, from Greene King and Tydd Steam. Parrot in the bar. Separate room for darts and pool. Close to River Welland and Bridge Caravan Park. Fresh home cooked food. Dogs welcome.
- Crown Inn 17 West Street Crowland PE6 0EE (01733) 211439
- Deeping St James
2 Bridge Street
Deeping St James
Large L-shaped bar with open fire and TV. Cribbage and darts played. Large covered courtyard and a large car park at rear. Situated by the River Welland. Reopened under new management in 2017. Now has two real ales with plans for a third. Hand-pulled cider available. Live music some weekends, inside or outside, weather dependent. Children welcome till 8pm.
- Thirsty Giraffe
65 Manor Way
Deeping St James
Created from a former bistro, this is the first micropub in the Deepings. Expect interesting beers and lively banter. All the ales are presently served from the cellar. The range usually includes one or more dark beers, and an offering from a local Deepings brewery, Hopshackle or Bowler’s. There is a large range of bag-in-box ciders, including a number of fruit ciders. A small range of continental lagers are offered. Food may be ordered from the adjacent takeaways and consumed in the pub (plates and cutlery provided). Beer festivals and other events are planned. The pub is available for private hire on Monday and Tuesday. Nearest bus stop is about half a mile away.
- Walnut Tree
Deeping St James
Small, friendly village local. Was called the Walnut Tree and then the Horsegate Tavern. Meat raffle every Sunday. Sports trophies on display.
- Waterton Arms
68 Church Street
Deeping St James
Lovely old limestone building. The bar serves up to six real ales, two of which change regularly. Pub quiz on Wednesday evenings. Free Wi-Fi. Separate pool table room. The pub is named after the noted antiquary and author Edmund Waterton, who bought Deeping Manor in 1879. An annual beer festival is held in the spring.
- Bell 2 Bridge Street Deeping St James PE6 8HA moc.liamy@htirfluap(01778) 570337
2 New Street
Early 18th century former coaching inn with long bar and separate wood-panelled lounge. Pool and darts played. Re-opened Nov 2017 after 18 months closure. Third handpump usually has something interesting.
- Three Tuns
8 New Street
Very active charity fundraisers and many social events. Pub dates from 1840's. Closed September 2012 and reopened 7th November 2014 after a major refurbishment. Separate games room with pool and darts. Plans to open beer garden and add a new kitchen and home made food in March. Children welcome.
- George 2 New Street Doddington PE15 0SP (01354) 740111
- Royal Oak Hotel
Restored in a contemporary style.
- Royal Oak Hotel High Street Duddington PE9 3QE moc.liamg@notgniddudkaolayoreht(01780) 444267
- Easton On The Hill
- Blue Bell
9 High Street
Easton On The Hill
Built in 1793 with a traditional Collyweston slate roof. It has always been a pub but once included a sweet shop and post office. Two roomed pub with real fires. Large garden for 100 plus people and covered area that takes thirty. Run by an Italian couple so expect to find real Italian food. Open for lunch and evening meal and a Sunday roast from 12.30. Live music, poker nights, BBQs and marquee for hire. It is leased directly from the Burghley House Preservation Trust rather than via a pub company so expect to see individual changes and improvements. Garden used for the Annual Village Gala and the Big Squeeze, a cider making festival.
- Blue Bell 9 High Street Easton On The Hill PE9 3LR moc.bupllebeulbeht@liam(01780) 763003
- Elm Tree Inn
Formerly the "Tea Gardens" until closed by Norwich brewery. Reopened in 1981. Changed hands in 2010 with major refurbishment.
The oak beamed lounge of this 17th century pub has a hunting theme, with stuffed animals, horns, old horse tack, etc. Reopened after a considerable rebuild in Nov 2018
- Elm Tree Inn Low Road Elm PE14 0DD moc.nnieertmle@ofni(01945) 587009
- Black Horse
14 Overend Road
Built by Elton Hall estate in the late 17th century this pub has one main bar area and multiple dining rooms. The site previously was the village gaol with the original 400 year old wall running through the middle of the pub. Harry Kirk, the hangman, was a previous landlord and is now said to haunt the pub. There is a large, attractive patio area to the side overlooking an extensive lawned play area and the village church. In August 2012 the pub became an Indian restaurant called Indiya, then in October 2013 reopened as the Black Horse pub/restaurant again, after a complete refurbishment and under new management. After an additional closure it is now open under new management (April 2016). There are plans for an additional handpump to allow for the sale of two LocAle beers.
8 Duck Street
Listed building on the village green that is pre-1700. Rebuilt in 1985 after a major fire in stone with thatched roof. Large comfortable bar with beamed ceiling and inglenook fireplace. Separate snug and Orangery restaurant. Regular GBG entry. Four to six real ales normally available. No food Sunday evenings or Mondays. Eight 5-star letting rooms with free WiFi.
- Black Horse 14 Overend Road Elton PE8 6RU (01832) 280591
- Golden Pheasant
1 Main Road
Former Georgian farmhouse and a Grade II listed building that became a pub in 1969. The main rectangular-shaped room is light and airy, with the bar along the right-hand end and a mirror above the fireplace. Permanent marquee for hire, seating 120. All set in half an acre of land with ample parking, a large garden and children's play area with climbing frames. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in August 2010. Annual beer festival in the spring. On the Green Wheel route from Peterborough. Occasional live music at weekends. Recent refurb to move the bar again.
- Golden Pheasant 1 Main Road Etton PE6 7DA moc.kooltuo@nottetnasaehpnedlog(01733) 252387
- Blue Boar
46 High Street
Grade 2 listed building with wood panelled interior. Large and lively pub that is well divided into different areas by the bar and furniture. Mezzanine function room area can seat 40-50 and is available for christenings, corporate events, etc. Separate room used for poker nights. The pub supports two darts teams, a domino team and three pool teams. Good beer garden with play equipment. Live bands play in the glass ceilinged section at the back of the pub. Oakham Ales Oakademy of Excellence member.
- Blue Boar 46 High Street Eye PE6 7UY (01733) 222234
- Village Club
1 Cross Street
Large, two-roomed members club. Various guest real ales. Sky Sports on two large screens. Regular entertainment including live music, bingo and quizzes. Pool and darts played. RAOB meeting place every month.
- Village Club 1 Cross Street Farcet PE7 3DE (01733) 240184
Located in the historic village of Fotheringhay, this stone-built pub consists of tap bar to the side, public bar to the front, conservatory restaurant to one side, drive to the other leading to car park, patio and lawns. A large function room is separated from the main building by the drive. Impressive views from the conservatory restaurant overlooking the church. The pub is a short distance from the remains of Fotheringhay Castle, where Mary, Queen of Scots lost her head.
- Falcon Main Street Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ ku.oc.nni-noclafeht@snoitavreser(01832) 226254
- Friday Bridge
2 March Road
Attractive low beamed pub with separate tea room serving wines and cakes. Beer mat collection. Bikers are welcome in this pub. Tea room open during the day. Occasional guest ales on the second handpump.
- Chequers 2 March Road Friday Bridge PE14 0HF moc.liamtoh@6102egdirbyadirfsreuqehc(01945) 860059
155 Spalding Road
Friendly pub established 1647. The cosy bar area has pump clips on the beamed ceilings and a real open fire. There are several dining areas including a conservatory restaurant and family room. Six regularly changing cask ales, mostly from micros and independents, include a low gravity beer and normally a strong dark ale. A number of stronger beers are normally available straight from the cellar and LocAles feature regularly. Large range of single malt whiskies. Good quality, reasonably priced food. The large garden has two play areas for children and toddlers. A beer festival is held in the summer. Received a Gold Award 2021 and is local branch Rural Pub of the Year 2022.
- Goat 155 Spalding Road Frognall PE6 8SA moc.kooltuo@llangorftaogeht(01778) 347629
- Blue Bell
10 High Street
A listed building on the village green. Refurbished back to Olde Worlde style, with cosy atmosphere, open fires and wooden beams. Large tree-canopied garden to the rear, full of ferns and willows. Separate restaurant with full a la carte menu. Popular for Sunday lunches. Darts played. Greene King beers including a house beer called Blue Bell Bitter. Now has one guest ale and another GK beer. The only pub left in the village.
- Blue Bell 10 High Street Glinton PE6 7LS ku.oc.notnilgllebeulbeht@ofni(01733) 252285
- Woodmans Cottage
90 High Road
Large, multi-roomed, food-oriented pub. 50s and 60s adverts on the walls. Curry night Tuesdays. Under new management April 2014, with new menu of fresh food. Pool and darts played. Occasional live music. Function room available.
- Woodmans Cottage 90 High Road Gorefield PE13 4NB ku.oc.dleiferogsnamdoow@ofni(01945) 871094
- Hare & Hounds
A lively, rambling village pub on two levels, so mind your head as you approach the bar. Up to six beers are on offer, from national, regional and local breweries. Belgian beers available in bottles and two on draught. Wholesome food, including gluten free pizzas are available. They host a regular fortnightly quiz.
- Hare & Hounds Main Street Greatford PE9 4QA (01778) 560332
- Blue Bell
90 High Street
18th century terraced stone pub 2 rooms large garden open fire darts, BT sport. Two handpumps - one in use. New owners reopened the pub in August 2023.
- Gretton Sports & Social Club
A sports and social club. You may have to sign in. Real ale is available.
- Hatton Arms
14 Arnhill Road
Fourteenth century thatched pub with oak beams, stone floors and open fireplaces. Originally built as a gatehouse for Kirby Hall. Refurbished and restaurant added to the rear in 2004. Folk club in barn on alternate Tuesdays.
- Blue Bell 90 High Street Gretton NN17 3DF moc.liamg@34yerglehcaR(01536) 770404
- Oliver Twist
Over 200 years old with mock Tudor interior and large garden. Now an up market pub with the emphasis on food. Can be up to five guest beers available at any one time. Was called the Marquis of Granby.
- Oliver Twist High Road Guyhirn PE13 4EA moc.tsiwtreviloeht@seiriuqne(01945) 450523
Stone-built 17th century pub which has the site of the old village blacksmiths to the rear. The poet John Clare worked in the pub as a pot boy over 200 years ago and lived next door where there is now a dedicated museum. An extension has added a further dining area to the pub's existing two bar and snug areas. Four handpumps, with two changing guest ales. This popular, quiet pub is very welcoming. Reopened in June 2014 after a refurbishment which saw the bar counter area being more open, a roof being put over the former glass conservatory restaurant and the pub being redecorated. Children welcome until 7pm.
- Bluebell 10 Woodgate Helpston PE6 7ED ku.oc.notsplehllebeulb@yelsel(01733) 252394
- Admiral Wells
41 Station Rd
This Victorian pub is officially the lowest in England and is named after one of Nelson's pall bearers. There are two bar/lounge areas and conservatory dining room in the main building and a separate function room. Marquee and children's play area in the large garden. Next to the old Holme railway station and the East Coast mainline, the walls are adorned with photographs from the steam railway days. Up to four real ales normally available, occasionally including alcohol-free Ghost Ship on draught. Received a '20 years in the Guide' award in 2023.
- Admiral Wells 41 Station Rd Holme PE7 3PH ku.oc.liamtoh@sllewlarimda(01487) 831214
- Kings Cliffe
- Cross Keys
2 West Street
Independently owned, family run freehouse in the heart of the village with car park to rear. Main bar has a TV, dartboard, jukebox with photos of old Kings Cliffe adorning the walls. There is also a small snug room at the front with bar, currently being used as dining room. At the rear there is a lounge room, with a rare Northants Hood skittles table, which leads onto a large restaurant. All rooms have open fireplaces with two being stone inglenooks. There is a plaque on the wall to commemorate the pub being the last venue Glenn Miller played before he disappeared.
- Kings Cliffe Ex-Servicemen's & Social Club
65 Wood Road
Members club, but visitors can be signed in and new members are always welcome. Usually up to four reasonably priced real ales available, which rotate regularly. A beer from the nearby KCB brewery in the village may be available.
- Cross Keys 2 West Street Kings Cliffe PE8 6XA ku.oc.effilcsgniknnisyekssorceht@ofni(01780) 470030
- Waggon & Horses
1 Peterborough Road
Listed roadside pub built in 1816. Redesigned as one L-shaped room in the early 1990s. Part of bar area mainly for food. Car park and garden. Beer range varies from regional/national brewers. Cribbage, dominoes and darts played. Regular live music. On regular bus route (Delaine 101/2).
- Waggon & Horses 1 Peterborough Road Langtoft PE6 9LW ku.oc.tfotgnalsesrohdnanoggaw@ofni(01778) 343200
- Rising Sun Inn
Comfortably furnished village local with enclosed garden. Dating back to at least 1872 the pub was refurbished a few years ago. Serves Cambridge Bitter and two other changing beers including Elgood's seasonals and guest beers. Well known for the good value quality food. Wednesday is steak night. The restaurant hosts regular themed nights. The bar still retains the feel of a true village local. Dogs and children are welcome. The pub may close earlier than listed if there is no trade. Received a Branch Gold Award in May 2016
- Rising Sun Inn Dowgate Road Leverington PE13 5DH (01945) 583754
- Rose & Crown
30 High Street
Basic bar/lounge with TV and dartboard, and separate smaller room with pool table. Live music some Saturdays. Small patio area. The only pub left in the village.
- Rose & Crown 30 High Street Manea PE15 0JA (01354) 680454
9 Acre Road
Town centre pub next to grassy surroundings by the riverside. Popular with shoppers. Covered outside drinking area. Lounge walls decorated with maps of the area. Cask Marque assured.
5 Robingoodfellows Lane
Was an RAOB Club pre 2003 and then had a Club Premises Certificate. Granted a pub licence in October 2008. Opened officially in July 2009. One basic room with pool table, darts, TV and jukebox. Usually two real ales available, which change regularly. Collection of pump clips behind the bar. Quiz first Sunday of the month.
- Cassanos Bar & Nightclub
78-82 High Street
A modern long and narrow establishment with a stone floor and stone faced bar. During the day it has a mixed clientele, but in the evening become a meeting place for the younger people of the town. There's a function room upstairs which normally operates as a club with a DJ on Saturday but is also available to hire. One handpump on the ground floor bar dispenses Woodfordes Wherry and is especially popular with Sunday visitors to go with their lunch, the only time that food is served. Booking is advised for these lunches as they are very popular.
Retail Development, Off Wisbech Road
Marston's family pub/restaurant opened in January 2012. Beers from Marston's.
Originally a 900 seat cinema which opened in 1929. In 1970 it became a Lucky Seven Bingo Hall, although films continued to be shown. Closed in 2009 but reopened in March 2011 as a Wetherspoon pub after a major refurbishment. Vintage cinema posters adorn the walls of the entrance foyer and main auditorium, and a large, impressive work of art called "The March Montage" catches the eye on the wall above the bar. Other interesting artifacts include an original Hunter Penrose process camera, film cans and a "rogues gallery" of local figures in the balcony overlooking the bar, along with Statler and Waldorf from The Muppet Show. Ten handpumps serve the two regular beers plus changing guests.
- March Braza Club
March social club open for members and non-members. Competitive beer prices with amazing offers on all draught beers, tea/coffee and cake! Immediately north of March railway station and was formerly the Railway Club.
- Men of March
69 Wisbech Road
Street corner pub built in 1953. Was the "Men of March", then the "Little London Inn" - now back to its former name. Now owned by Marstons, it has four real ales on offer.
- Olde Griffin
Large 16th century town centre coaching inn with panelled and carved foyer. Pink and peppermint restaurant. Said to be haunted by a former chamber maid. AA 2 stars. Curry night Thursday. Up to six real ales may be available. 10% discount for card carrying CAMRA members.
- Red Lion
15 High Street
Two roomed drinking pub with no food of any kind. Large bar at the back and small front bar for the older clientele. Lunch time snacks. Now serves real ale, though not regularly.
- Rose & Crown
41 St Peters Road
150 year-old traditional community pub, with two carpeted rooms and low-beamed ceilings. Ale lovers who are prepared to make the walk away from the town centre will receive a warm welcome. Normally five real ales are on offer from mainly small breweries with at least one St Austell beer usually available. It holds a mini beer festival at Easter time. Large selection of gins and single malt whiskies. Good quality food is available lunchtimes and evenings. A real fire in the main bar. Quiz on Thursday nights. Received a '10 years in the Guide' award in 2023.
- Seven Stars
75 The Avenue
A large L shaped room with a pool table in the corner. Was called the Stars for a while, but now back to the Seven Stars. An unmolested traditional locals' ale house. Large garden and kids' play area.
- Ship Inn
1 Nene Parade
Thatched Grade II listed riverside pub built in 1680, with extensive riverside moorings. The unusual carved beams are said to have "fallen off a barge" during the building of Ely Cathedral. Quaint wobbly floor and wall lead to the toilets and a small games room. Friendly and welcoming atmosphere and a large collection of pump clips. Reopened in March 2010 as a free house, after a major refit. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in April 2012 and has been a guide regular since then. Another Gold Award in 2019.
- Acre 9 Acre Road March PE15 9JD (01354) 653203
- Fitzwilliam Arms
A thatched stone built village pub/restaurant. Marholm's most famous landmark, an old topiaried privet hedge called "The Green Man", is situated outside. Many of the buildings nearby were once owned by the Fitzwilliam family, hence the pub name. Food-oriented but comfortable areas for drinking also and large beer garden. Disabled toilet. Refurbished in late 2010. Fortnightly Monday night quiz.
- Fitzwilliam Arms Stamford Road Marholm PE6 7HX ku.oc.nniegatniv@smramailliwztif(01733) 267913
- Market Deeping
19 Market Square
16th century coaching inn that is now an Everards pub. Olde worlde, split-level, multi-roomed pub featuring oak beams, flagstones and exposed stone walls. Lower level gin/wine bar with a large selection of fine gin and wines; Tapas bar open Friday and Saturday. Tapas/platters to share are freshly produced by the very experienced chef. Lounge, dining room and Woodhouse room upstairs (currently used for pool). Four handpumps in the main bar serve real ales from Everards and two guest breweries. Peterborough CAMRA was formed at the pub in 1974. Real cider always available. Dogs are welcome outside - only guide dogs inside. See facebook for events.
13 Market Place
Long bar downstairs and a wine bar upstairs in what was once an Indian restaurant. Major refurbishment in 2012, with a name change from Rigby's to Stone Loach Inn. Changed again in May 2016 to the Square. Brick walls adorned with paintings and old photos of the area. Dartboard, TV and jukebox in the bar. Separate pool table room. Lunch and dinner served. One real ale (Pride) available at time of survey.
16 Market Place
Was known as the Deeping Stage and before the 1970s the New Inn. The frontage gives away its origins as a coaching inn with a wide arch to facilitate the movement of coaches into the courtyard at the rear. Built by wealthy businessman Joseph Mawby in 1803 it advertised itself as being "entirely new with well fitted, commodious accommodation for the nobility, Gentry and Commercial Travellers". The hotel has a variety of areas in which to enjoy a pint or a bite, from a restaurant to the left of the passageway to a bar to the right with an additional room at the front with a comfy sofa or two. Disco on Fridays and live entertainment on Saturdays. Up to four real ales available, one of which is usually from Oakham Ales. Oakademy member.
- Vine Inn
19 Church Street
Small, two-roomed pub which used to be a Victorian school house. An old limestone building featuring oak beams and stone floors. There is a partially covered beer garden at the rear. Entertainment includes a monthly quiz night and darts board, live music and themed evenings. Functions can be catered for. Once a Charles Wells house, it reopened as a freehouse in 2011 with five handpumps dispensing two regular beers and a constantly changing range of mostly LocAle guests, with a range of ciders. Free nibbles are provided Sunday lunchtime and early during the week. The television in the main area is only used for major sporting events. Received a Peterborough CAMRA Gold Award in June 2014. In the Good Beer Guide for the past 10 years.
- White Horse
27 Church Street
Has been a pub since at least 1840. L-shaped, sports-themed bar with TV, pool table and dartboard. Separate lounge with leather sofas. Function room available.
- Bull 19 Market Square Market Deeping PE6 8EA moc.liamg@gnipeedfollubeht(01778) 343320
- Blue Bell
39 High Street
This 19th century pub was originally a limestone barn with dark wooden beams and flagstone floors. Large bar with beamed ceiling immediately inside the front door. A smaller room can be found to the left which is decorated with stuffed animals and birds and fishing photographs. The nine real ales available via hand pump always include a beer from Oakham Ales and either Abbeydale Absolution or Fuller's ESB. A popular meeting place for several groups including birdwatchers and golfers. Winner of the Community Pub of the Year 2007 and Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2006. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in July 2014. Children welcome until 7:30. Note that opening hours are reduced in winter.
- Blue Bell 39 High Street Maxey PE6 9EE (01778) 348182
- Moulton Chapel
- Jolly Farmer
28 Roman Road
Brick built 100 year old pub with 2 separate bars, a pool room and a separate restaurant, often featuring themed menus. Under new ownership since Autumn 2017. Plenty of outdoor seating in the beer garden.
- Jolly Farmer 28 Roman Road Moulton Chapel PE12 0XQ (01406) 380042
- Bell Inn
Built in the 1800s, the last of the five pubs in the village. There is a comfortable lounge with a real fire and a separate small restaurant area. Three handpumps on the bar, one serving Elgood's Cambridge and the other two guest ales usually from smaller interesting breweries. Outside, there is a covered smoking area with tables and chairs and a bowls green behind. Good value Pub Food is served every day until 8:30pm. the menu includes Pizzas, Italian, Curries, and traditional dishes. Children and good dogs welcome. A major refurbishment took place in the summer of 2018.
- Bell Inn Murrow Bank Murrow PE13 4HB (01945) 700422
- Nassington Cricket Club
A private cricket club, but annual membership is a nominal fee and open for all to join. A daily membership for £1 is also available. Seasonal opening during the summer months on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday if there's a match on. Gravity-served NVB beers always available, often changing daily.
- Queens Head Inn
A 17th century village inn/restaurant, built out of local limestone. Roomy beamed main bar with open fire and flagstone serving area with stone counter. Two restaurant areas separated by real fire place and chimney breast. Very varied menu including steaks cooked in a Spanish charcoal oven. Function room to the rear. Attractive garden at rear and boat moorings available on the River Nene. Nine courtyard style en-suite bedrooms.
- Nassington Cricket Club Fotheringhay Road Nassington PE8 6QU
200 year old building with basic bar and extension housing a long lounge/restaurant. Pool and darts played and sporting trophies on display. Large car park and garden. Several junior football teams based at the pub. Steak Night Thursday. Pub Grub Friday. Sunday Lunches.
- Bull Guntons Road Newborough PE6 7QW moc.liamg@sirrefeilujyar(01733) 810999
- Pack Horse
4 Lincoln Road
It dates back to the sixteenth century, about the same time as the manor house opposite, and it was probably a series of almshouses. Stone built and a warren of connected small rooms with the original timber framed roof intact; originally warmed and lit by inglenooks, the most impressive of which dominates the main bar.
- Pack Horse 4 Lincoln Road Northborough PE6 9BL ku.oc.buphguorobhtron@liam07766 616961
91 Glapthorn Road
Traditional looking pub from the outside with a modern wooden floored interior. Large bar area and two large dining areas.
- Rose & Crown
11 Market Place
Marston's pub. Six handpumps serve up to four real ales. Large, separate dining area.
- Ship Inn
18 West Street
This Grade II listed, 16th century building is very welcoming with low-beamed ceilings and a cosy open fire. The pub consists of two bars with many small rooms adjoining. Accommodation can be found in two stone annexes and a small cottage to the rear. The pub is said to be haunted by a former landlord who met his demise by throwing himself out of a bedroom window. Wednesday is steak night with generous discounts applied.
- Talbot Hotel
The hotel’s origins date from the timber hostelry of 638 AD but the Talbot was rebuilt using stone from the ruins of Fotheringhay Castle in 1626. The ghost of Mary Queen of Scots, who was executed at the castle, is said to haunt parts of the hotel. Oak beams and open fires. Several different rooms and areas available. Function room upstairs. Coffee shop and patisserie. Good outdoor areas. Popular for weddings with up to 100 guests.
- Tap & Kitchen
Oundle Wharf, Station Road
Opened 24 November 2014 with spacious eating and drinking areas. Built in a revamped wharfside warehouse where they have retained the industrial revolution ethos (that's when it was originally built) with chrome and wood, cogs and rails and a large outdoor seating area. Extensive menu of home cooked and locally sourced food. A minimum of six real ales from Nene Valley Brewery, a range of real ciders plus at least six guest keg craft beers.
- George 91 Glapthorn Road Oundle PE8 4PR moc.loa@eldnuoegroeg(01832) 274076
- Parson Drove
- Butchers Arms
Probably originally a Regency coaching inn – there are traditional oak beams and posts in the old bar. The extension to the right was built in 1870, and houses the bar billiards table. The restaurant is situated in the adjoining barn, originally the stables, but food is also served in the old bar which is dominated by a large inglenook now furnished with a cast iron wood burner. Current owners have been in the place for 27 years
- Five Bells
16th century free house with bar, lounge and conservatory restaurant. Friendly welcome and extensive menu. Popular food pub with relatively cheap extensive menu, usually has 3 cask ales available.
- Swan Inn
Built in 1541. L-shaped bar, lounge and separate restaurant. Bar billiards played. Live music on Saturdays. If people would like food on other days, call and if we are able to we will do food for them. Children and pets allowed. Now has three big screen TV's, bright lights and music.
- Butchers Arms Main Road Parson Drove PE13 4JA (01945) 700232
- Ruddy Duck
12 St Pegas Road
Grade 2 listed building. Formerly the Black Bull, this is the last of the three pubs in Peakirk. Well known for the food but retaining some of the feel of a village local. Three rooms; small, basic bar; long comfortable bar/lounge with low, beamed ceiling; small dining room. Two pairs of handpumps at either end of the bar, with four different ales at any time. Large patio area where occasional live music and beer festivals are held.
- Ruddy Duck 12 St Pegas Road Peakirk PE6 7NF (01733) 252426
- Apple Cart
L-shaped Marston's family pub/restaurant opened in October 2011. Good value food from the "Two for One" menu. Under 5's play area. Marston's beers available.
- Blue Bell
The oldest pub in Peterborough with parts dating to 1598. It started life as a farmhouse and became a pub in 1810. Bar, lounge and open wood panelled snug off the lounge. The snug and bar are the oldest parts with the lounge being a later addition. The wood panelling in the snug pre-dates the pub and was originally in the foyer.
- Blue Bell
6 The Green
1890s pale blue painted brick-built pub on the village green with a light, airy front bar and a comfortable lounge restaurant providing meals from an extensive home-cooked menu. Possibly the best Elgood's beer in the city. Interesting guest ales from a restricted list. Heated smoking area. Live music or karaoke Friday and Saturday nights. Darts, pool and cribbage played. Quiz on Sundays. Large garden with an outdoor bar, lots of seating and family pods, with a decommisioned full size helicopter. Awarded a branch Gold Award in 2022 and City Pub of the Year 2023.
This large and busy Greene King pub/restaurant was built in 1989 at one end of the rowing lake. Undercover patio area and large beer garden, which is very popular in summer and overlooks a tributary of the River Nene. Small children's play area. Quiz on Thursday night. Major refurbishment in 2008. Food served 11am-10pm.
- Botolph Arms
465 Oundle Road
Originally two cottages built in 1749. Converted to a pub in 1981. Refurbished and repaired when taken over by Sam Smith. Disabled toilet. Sells fruit beers brewed in Stamford by Melbourn Brothers. Large floodlit beer garden with children's playground nearby. Darts played. Quiz on Sunday evenings.
- Brewery Tap
Converted from an employment exchange, this large spacious pub opened in 1998 and is the home of a custom-made specialist brew plant for Oakham Ales, which can be viewed through a glass wall. It serves up to 6 real ales on tap plus bottled Belgian beers. Excellent, good-value Thai food. Mix of comfortable leather sofas and low tables together with tables and chairs for diners. Function room available. Close to bus and railway stations. Winners of East Midlands Food and Drink Awards - Best Bar 2012. Two or three traditional ciders on handpump. Monthly special real ale at reduced price and always 20p off a pint of real ale to card carrying CAMRA members. Open mic night first Sunday of the month. Live music or DJ Friday and Saturday nights. Quiz every Tuesday. It was under threat of demolition to make way for a new retail development but is now to be incorporated into the design - something that the developers originally said was impossible.
- Bull Hotel
Grade II listed building in the city centre, dating back to the 17th century. Well appointed and catering mainly for the business market. Reputedly haunted.
- Bumble Inn
This micropub opened in June 2016 in a former chemist's shop, and was local branch PoTY in 2018. Minimalist in style, it has five hand pumps dispensing quality ales from far and wide, so expect the unusual from regional and national brewers. Taster paddles of three thirds are available, as are rare bottled and canned beers, plus two craft keg beers, and two ciders. Also serves a small selection of wines, spirits and soft drinks. Nepalese food available to order from next door.
- Burghley Club
7 Burghley Road
Despite its name, this is a pub, refurbished and reopened on 10 Nov 2011 as a real ale haven. Function room upstairs can cope with 120 people. Hopshackle beers are regulars plus an ever-changing range of real ales from micros. Bottled beers and three real ciders also available. Traditional pub menu Wednesday evenings. Regular live music. Pool and darts played.
Originally named Leendert-R and built in 1907, this Dutch barge is now moored on the River Nene by Town Bridge. Opened as Charters in September 1991. Normally eight real ales available plus Belgian bottled beers and eight real ciders. Regular quizzes, DJ sets and live music. Large, popular beer garden with new covered areas and an outside bar (extended in 2021), and landing stage for boats. The upper deck houses a fine oriental restaurant called East, and food and snacks are also available in the bar. Bar menu available 12-2.30. Regular GBG entry. Peterborough CAMRA Gold Award winner in Feb 2023. Footpath from the garden leads to the Nene Valley Railway and Railworld. Busy on football match days. May stay open later than midnight at the weekend. Dog friendly. 20p off a pint of real ale to card carrying CAMRA members. Regular beer festivals (February, Easter and August).
- Coalheavers Arms
5 Park Street
Small, friendly one roomed back-street gem of a local, dating back to the 1850s. Six handpumps serving Tydd Steam beer and beers from local micros. Bottled Belgian beers and craft beers. The large garden is popular in summer and is also used for the two annual beer festivals. Also a good selection of gins. Peterborough CAMRA and Cambridgeshire CAMRA branches Pub of the Year 2004. Food available on match days including chips, burgers, pies etc. Can get busy on football match days. Occasional live music. Monthly vinyl night on second Friday of the month, including regular Northern Soul nights. Book club on last Wednesday of each month
- Cock Inn
1305 Lincoln Road
Large pub, thought to date from 1418. Olde Worlde bar/lounge with three fireplaces, stone pillars and low beamed ceiling. Separate restaurant. Reputedly haunted by "Fred". Live music Friday and Saturday nights. Under new management February 2023. Real ales usually available are from the Heineken group.
- College Arms
Large and busy Wetherspoon pub opened in May 1996. Popular with younger clientele Thursday to Saturday evenings. £809,000 refurbishment in summer 2020 which added a new rear garden.
- Conservative Club
Bar and large lounge, with small stage for performers. Snooker hall with six tables. Patio area. Live music on Saturday nights and Sunday bingo. No jeans or trainers. Normally two guest beers.
32-33 Copeland Centre
Modern, south Bretton estate pub in a pagoda style, opened in 1983. Refurbished and relaunched as a family pub and restaurant in March 2011. Good value food served 12-9 every day. Greene King beers and a guest ale. Pool and darts played. Weekend karaoke. Children and good dogs welcome.
- Crab & Winkle
Large, modern estate pub opened in 1986 and completely refurbished in 1994. Named after a nearby disused railway line that carried seafood to London from the East Coast. Good value meals served daily including steak nights, curry club and Sunday roasts. Live music some Saturday nights; quiz on Sunday nights.
749 Lincoln Road
ku.oc.enilnonworceht@ofni0843 523 5181
Popular corner local established in 1867 and became a public house in 1885. Major alterations and mock Tudor facade added in the 1920s. Closed in May 2010 and reopened five months later after completion of the first part of a £300,000 overhaul and modernisation scheme. The large, refurbished main bar/lounge has a fireplace and TV, and detailed posters about the history of the pub and the New England area. The right hand room has a serving hatch and is used for pool and darts. The old function room at the back and part of the car park is due to be turned into flats and a beer garden. Reopened in November 2012 after another period of closure and quickly became a success. Hosted a beer festival at Easter 2013. Live music on Friday nights and quiz on Sunday nights. Presented with a CAMRA Gold Award in August 2013 for its good range of well kept real ales. These vary but often include LocAle ones: Grainstore, Hopshackle, Tydd Steam etc. Six handpumps; four on real ales and two on ciders.
Hodgson Centre, Hodgeson Avenue
Large, modern estate pub that opened in 1988. A community pub that hosts four darts teams, three pool teams and a crib team. A beer festival is held each year. Now just two real ales. Live music or karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights; Quiz on Sunday nights. League poker Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Children welcome. The pub received a Peterborough CAMRA Gold Award in October 2013.
Modern pub built in 1978. The high ceilinged, semi circular bar/lounge has many small seating areas divided by brick partitions. Pictures of dragonflies adorn the walls and there is a large glass dragonfly above the bar. Another room at the back has a bar and is used for pool, darts and functions. Refurbished in summer 2019. Children welcome until 7pm. Entertainment on Friday nights.
- Draper's Arms
Opened as Draper's Arms in March 2005. First pub in Peterborough to go no-smoking. The interior is split into intimate spaces by wood-panelled dividers decorated with pictures of bygone days and people of the city. £1.4m refurbishment and expansion completed in March 2020, which added a rear extension, customer lift and a roof terrace. Good value food served all day. Quiz Wednesday nights. TV showing live news and free WiFi. Families welcome up to 9pm. Twelve handpumps serve the regular beers plus a constantly changing selection of guest ales, often local breweries. Traditional cider is stocked. Beer festivals held in spring and autumn. Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2007, and Gold Award winner 2019. Named as Wetherspoon Real Ale Pub of the Year 2012 and regularly listed in the top ten pubs by the company.
- Fayre Spot
Built in 1993 as part of a large entertainments and leisure centre. Serves as both a local as well as catering for users of the centre, the YMCA that is part of the centre and shoppers. Food served 11-2.30 (Tue-Fri), 11-4 Saturday and Sunday lunches noon to 4pm. Two handpumps serve various real ales. Large screen TV for sporting events. Pool table and jukebox. Live music on Friday evenings. Quiz on Wednesday evenings. Family friendly. Was called Fayre Spot & Goodly.
- Fletton Ex-Service & Working Mens Club
243a High Street
Large, multi-roomed members club, now with five hand pumps with ever-changing guest beers. All beer styles including golden, amber, dark, stouts and porter. CAMRA members welcome on production of card. Regular Beer Festivals. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in February 2020. Friday and Saturday 12pm to 6pm all cask ales £2.50. Sky Sports on two large screens. Regular entertainment including live music, bingo and quizzes. Pool, darts and snooker played.
- Fox & Hounds
Large Chef & Brewer pub/restaurant with several rooms and areas off the central L-shaped bar. Wooden beamed ceilings and pillars throughout. Good food available from 12-10pm Monday to Saturday and 12-9:30pm on Sunday. Rebuilt in the early 1930s after the original thatched village pub burned down in 1928. Appears older than it really is, due to its mock Tudor styling. Patio area at rear. Free dog treats for local dog walkers. Occasional live music on Friday evenings. Normally two Greene King beers and two others, one of which is often Sharp's Doom Bar.
78 Storrington Way
This micropub is easily accessed by the Citi-1 bus from the city centre. It has five hand pumps, and more beers available in the cellar, with at least 25 ciders and bottled beers. Alcohol-free beers are available. Voted Peterborough branch PotY and then Cambridgeshire county PoTY for 2019, a title it retained with the local branch in 2020. A hub of the local community, activities include tap takeovers, acoustic music, bus tours, a summer cycling club and a knitting club. Cash only.
- Gordon Arms
527 Oundle Road
17th century coaching inn physically moved to its present location in the early 1800s. Elaborate mock Tudor facade. The original design of the pub was based on a drawing by the tenth Marquis of Huntley of the Queen Elizabeth pub in Sevenoaks. Refurbished in 2007 and converted to a family friendly pub/restaurant, serving good value food. TV showing Sky News. Beer garden and patio area.
Large Beefeater steak house built in 1983 with adjoining Travel Lodge (now Premier Inn) hotel built ten years later. Large, comfortable bar/lounge and separate, multi-level restaurant. Good value food from the Beefeater Grill menu. Disabled access and toilet. Patio area. TV with Freeview. Next to Orton Meadows golf course and close to Ferry Meadows Country Park. Renovation in September 2009.
New Licensed premises on the playing fields known as the Grange. Vehicle access from the new road off the roundabout on Atherstone Avenue. Providing a clubhouse feel for the local football team, but privately owned. Features ales fro Mile Tree at present.
Large, open-plan pub built in 1961. Has a modern look with new fixtures and fittings, furniture and decor following a £400,000 refurbishment in 2008. Part of the Hungry Horse pub/restaurant chain, offering an extensive, value for money menu. Pool table room at one end. Was called Spikes for a while. Quiz nights on Wednesday, Friday karaoke, live music some Saturdays. Meat raffle and poker nights on Sunday. Sky Sports on several screens, including plasmas in restaurant booths. Children welcome until 9pm. Three handpumps, only one in use.
4 Ashbourne Road
Large, modern family pub/restaurant built in 2000. Separate restaurant serving good value food from the Brewers Fayre menu, including 'all you can eat' buffet Mon-Fri and Sunday carvery. Good indoor children's play area. Next to Premier Inn hotel. Breakfast available every day. Two handpumps, although real ale may not always be available.
- Hand & Heart
12 Highbury Street
A late Art Deco pub built in 1938 by Warwicks, this back street community local is one of the Real Heritage Pubs of Britain. A drinking corridor connects the rear room, with a serving hatch, to the main public bar, with its war memorial and real fire. Crib, darts and dominoes are played. Up to six real ales are available on hand pump or direct from the cellar, the range is eclectic and forever changing, featuring all possible styles. Real cider in bottle and box. Beer festivals with live music are held in the large restored garden around St George's Day, Midsummer and at the end of September. A former local branch and Cambridgeshire PoTY. Received a '20 years in the Guide' award in 2023. Cash only. NB. No entry after 10pm without prior arrangement.
184 Gunthorpe Road
Modern architect designed pub that won CAMRA pub design award. Large, modern, L-shaped pub/restaurant, part of Hungry Horse chain. Photos of aircraft and old Peterborough adorn the walls. Pool table and dartboard at one end. Live sports on big screens. Regular weekend entertainment. Heated smoking area with TV and sound system.
Part of the Harvester chain, opened in the mid 1990's as the Nene Park. Situated next to the East Of England Showground and Holiday Inn hotel. Large, comfortable pub/restaurant with popular 'Early Bird' food discount before 6.30pm daily, and unlimited salad cart.
- Lime Tree
Large pub dating from 1935. Long, comfortable bar/lounge with two fireplaces. Live music most Friday and Saturday nights. Quiz on Sunday nights. Sky Sports. Two pool tables. Large function room is used for live music, discos and private functions. Beer gardens at front and rear. Real ale sometimes available.
358 West Lake Avenue
Large, modern L-shaped family pub and restaurant opened by Marston's in 2008. Photos of comedians adorn the walls of a dining area at one end, while elsewhere are photos and info about the local area, such as the brick pits. Five handpumps serve mostly Marston's beers, which are cheaper on Monday nights. Live entertainment on Fridays. Sunday night quiz. Pool table. Pleasant patio area at side of pub overlooks West Lake.
- Mulberry Tree Farm
2 Kempley Close
Large Greene King family pub/restaurant that opened in December 2017. Monday night quiz.
Large, modern Irish-themed chain pub. Karaoke nights and DJs. Underwent a major refurbishment in November 2018.
- Ostrich Inn
17 North Street
Once the Ostrich, then a home brew shop, then back to a pub with a Bogart theme and known as Bogart's. Reopened in August 2009 as the Ostrich once again, after a major refurbishment, under new ownership and new management, and reviving the original name. U-shaped bar with a small room at one end with TV, pool and dart board. Live music up to four evenings most weeks, including weekends. The walls have pictures of historical facts about the pub and bygone breweries, and some reproduced posters of famous acts that have appeared in the city. Small, enclosed patio area at rear. Off Westgate, close to the bus and railway stations. Now selling craft keg from BrewDog, Beavertown and Camden, with a range of KeyKeg beers, a variety of LocAles, non-alcoholic beers and a large selection of gin. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in December 2021 and local branch City Pub of the Year in 2022.
- Palmerston Arms
82 Oundle Road
Popular 400-year old listed stone-built two-roomed locals' pub. Owned by Batemans, rotating at least one of their beers alongside five or more other real ales. A range of traditional ciders are available. Most beers are served straight from the cellar which can be seen through a large glass screen. Can be very busy on football match days. Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2005 and Cambridgeshire CAMRA Branches Pub of the Year 2005.
- Parkway Club
Large, multi-roomed members club; was called the Railway Club.
- Paul Pry
1023 Lincoln Road
Large, comfortable pub/restaurant catering for families and business clientele. Good value food from the Table menu, served from 11.30-10. Usually one real ale available. Major refurbishment in 2006. Next to Premier Inn hotel. The current building dates back to the 1930s, and replaced the original pub, which was further along the road and built in 1874.
26 London Road
Friendly family run music pub. Listed thatched building and one of the oldest pubs in Peterborough. Basic public bar with pool table and separate carpeted lounge with dartboard. Several TVs. Live music Friday and Saturday. Close to Peterborough United football ground and away supporters are welcome. Opens at 11am for BBQ and pies on match days. Was the Wag & Bone for a while. Biker friendly pub. The garden will be enclosed for the summer months. New tenants in charge from mid-August 2023.
- Peterborough Town Sports Club
Holds a beer festival with 22 local real ales in June each year. Opening times (especially at weekends) can be dependent on the season and fixtures.
- Peterborough Yacht Club
Situated on the River Nene. Real ales from Potbelly Brewery in Kettering sometimes available, straight from the barrel. Hosts annual charity day, usually in September.
- Phone Inn
Tec Saville Road
BT Social Club. Real ale not always available but sold on gravity.
1 Staniland Way
The Ploughman is a thriving community “free house” serving up to six real ales including regular LocAles and unusual ales from far and wide, with a large selection of ciders, craft beers and a choice of over 50 gins. With two separate bars, the pub is well established on the local entertainment scene featuring live music every weekend and the opportunity to take advantage of the lounge bar which is ideal for larger functions or parties. An annual Charity Beer Fest held in July is always hugely supported.
- Post Office Club
Three rooms: lively sports bar with pool table; small, quieter lounge bar and a large function room with bar. Bingo and regular entertainment.
- Queens Head
10 Queen Street, St John's Square
Formerly a pub (HGs, the Grapevine), then Clarkes Restaurant, Charles Wells turned it back into a pub in August 2017, featuring Pizza, Pots and Pints. Open mic on Thursdays and live music Fridays. Quirky decor.
- Ramblewood Inn
A welcoming village pub situated on the edge of Orton Longueville Wood. Traditional bar area, wood-burning stove, snug seating and a large airy conservatory. Pool table and Sports TV in the Hayloft room upstairs, also available for hire. Large selection of gins.
- Rugby Club
Holds a beer festival each Spring (usually at the end of April) featuring 30 or so beers from far and wide, which is open to the public.
- Sir Henry Royce
1-3 The Broadway
Reopened on 20th March 2015 after a major refit. Sports-themed Pub/restaurant named after Henry Royce, the local engineer and co-founder of Rolls-Royce. Five handpumps with one set aside for cider. Accepts the new CAMRA vouchers. Two craft beers available. Children welcome until 8pm. Pool table, quizzes and poker nights. Good value pub grub served all day. Sport shown on several screens.
- Stafford Hall Club
Oakademy member. Card carrying CAMRA members welcome on payment of £1 but real ale is always available.
- Three Horseshoes
Lively locals pub dating from 1877 comprising a basic bar with pool table, dartboard and jukebox, and separate L-shaped lounge. Strong on sports, with darts, pool and football teams. All major sporting events screened on several TVs. Table football also. Live music or karaoke on Saturdays; bingo first Tuesday of the month.
- Turbines Tavern
651 Lincoln Road
Formerly Peterborough Sports and Leisure (PSL), the home of Peterborough Sports FC. Opened as Turbines Tavern in August 2021. Non-members welcome. Club bar, children's room and large function room. Pool and darts played. Live music some Friday nights. Sunday roasts.
- West Ward Bowls Club Fulham Road Peterborough PE3 9EJ (01733) 566600
Large pub built in 1963, named after Frank Whittle, inventor of the turbojet engine. Reopened in November 2013 after a £260,000 refurbishment which saw the two rooms redecorated and knocked through to create one large L-shape. New furniture, lighting and flooring was added to give a contemporary, light and airy feel. The former main bar/lounge is now a comfortable dining area, and the function room is now for sports, with live matches on several screens, a pool table and dartboards. The pub was also renamed simply'The Whittle'. Good value pub grub is available from 12-2.30 and 5-8 Monday-Friday, and 12-8 Saturday and Sunday. The evening entertainment includes darts and pool leagues, bingo, dominoes, Sunday quiz and a disco Friday and Saturday.
29 Cherry Orton Road
Large pub with original beams and fireplace in picturesque village. Parts date back to 13th century. Trendy, modern T-shaped bar/lounge with comfortable seating areas and windmill theme. TV showing Sky News. Separate restaurant. No under 21s unless accompanied by an adult. Gents toilets have a polar ice cap theme; the ladies are decorated in a Rococo style. Up to five real ales available, one of which changes regularly. Excellent children's play area, outside dining areas and marquee available for private hire. The pub closed in August 2009 but reopened in December 2009 after a major refurbishment. Food available from 12 noon daily.
Mon to Wed may close between 9pm and 10pm if quiet.
- Wonky Donkey
102C High St, Fletton
Housed in two rooms of a former florists, this is Peterborough's latest micropub, situated in a previously pub-free area. Run by the brothers of one of the Frothblowers licencees. Usually offers five beers, many straight from the cask, mostly LocAles, Also stocks a large range of ciders, wines and gins, along with several quality bottled lagers. Themed evenings include Pop-up food nights, Regularly helps to brew house specials with local brewery, Mile Tree. Local branch Gold Award recipient in 2021.
Large, modern Greene King pub built in 1975, that serves as the club house for the adjacent Thorpe Wood golf course. Was called the Greenkeeper. Major refurbishment in 2003 that transformed the pub from traditional, dark decor to a light, airy feel. Comfortable seating areas around the main L-shaped bar. Conservatory restaurant and large beer garden both overlook the golf course. Another dining area can also be hired as a function room. Pool played. Quiz on Sunday evenings. Good value food served daily from 12-10 (breakfast 9-12).
29 North Street
Originally constructed in 1711. Medieval wall in garden and the old barn used to be the village mortuary (Last used in 1850s and said to be haunted). Beer garden leads to old river Nene with boat moorings available. L-shaped bar with TV and dart board. Collection of old photos. Thai food served in either the barn restaurant or pub. Quiz on Tuesday night; occasional live music. Children and good dogs welcome. Annual Charity Day. On the city Green Wheel Route. Local branch Pub of the Year 2016. Beer Festival at end of August.
- Yard of Ale
72 Oundle Road
120 year-old pub that was built on land that was part of the nearby Palmerston Arms stable yard. Originally called the New Inn. Refurbished and reopened as the Yard of Ale on 7th July 2017 by the team from the nearby Swiss cottage. Tastefully decorated in three shades of grey with a warm wooden bar and surround, the large open plan single room is split into four distinct areas by the central supporting structure. Live sports TV, dartboard, pool table, beer garden and outside woodfired pizza oven (April - October). Live music at weekends. Filled rolls usually available. Function room available. Branch LocAle PotY 2019.
- Apple Cart Bellona Drive Peterborough PE2 8GP email@example.com(01733) 302480
- Kings Arms
Kings Arms Lane
This stone-built thatched traditional pub is open plan, with a main bar, three areas for diners, a glass-roofed function room and an enclosed garden, providing a children's play area. Interesting photos reflecting the history of the wartime RAF base. Three beers are dispensed via hand-pumps, including a changing range from the nearby Digfield brewery. An extensive menu and specials board. Third-pint glasses are available, giving the opportunity to taste a wider variety of beer.
- Kings Arms Kings Arms Lane Polebrook PE8 5LW ku.oc.koorbelopsmrasgnik@ofni(01832) 272363
- Ale House Kitchen
65 High Street
Formerly a coaching inn, the George closed in 2016. Re-opened in November 2018 after a huge refurbishment following years of neglect. The Ale House Kitchen is a modern gastro-pub serving two regular ales (Greene King IPA and their own Ale House Kitchen Ale), as well as two rotating ales sourced from a variety of local breweries. The restaurant serves a variety of modern classic food with a large steak menu and Sunday lunches. Next door is their gin and prosecco bar, the Botanical House, home to over 75 regular gins, and around 25 weekly guest gins.
76 High Street
This pretty, brick built pub consists of a bar area and country style restaurant that no longer does food. There's a pool table and dartboard. It still retains a serving hatch and original stained glass windows. The bar boasts four changing regional ales and LocAles, as well as a couple of real ciders. Reopened in 2016 after extensive refurbishment by the new owners. Friendly staff and locals provide a great venue for real ales drinkers.
- Jolly Sailor
43 Great Whyte
Grade II-listed building that has been a pub for over 400 years. Three linked rooms on slightly different levels feature wooden beams dating from various periods in history as the pub has been extended over the years. On the walls are pictures and artefacts depicting Ramsey history. A friendly and welcoming pub which attracts a varied clientele of all ages. It hosts occasional charity nights plus acoustic music sessions on the first Thursday of the month. Crib, darts and dominoes played. Guest beers available at the weekend. Good value home cooked food served every day.
- Ale House Kitchen 65 High Street Ramsey PE26 1AB (01487) 710128
- Ramsey Forty Foot
- George Inn
Ramsey Forty Foot
A true local Fenland community pub. Split into three rooms on two levels. The main bar is a higher level than the small separate restaurant. Two or three ales are usually available. Good quality food is served daily (except Mon & Tues). Darts and pool played. The nearby Fenland drain makes access by boat possible. Old Fenland life is depicted by the many artifacts that adorn the walls. Access by public transport only during the daytime. This pub is now a freehold with new owners from mid-2017.
- George Inn Ramsey Road Ramsey Forty Foot PE26 2XN (01487) 812775
- Blackstones Social Club
The Sportsfield, Lincoln Road
Push penny current World Champion is a member here. Free entry to CAMRA members.
- Bull & Swan
24 High Street, St Martins
A 17th-century coaching inn which retains many original features. Consists of three small inter-connecting low beamed rooms, decorated with brass and copper. Large patio garden. Described by Stamford Living as "the most improved pub in Stamford". Burghley Estates renovated the Bull and Swan for £200,000 in 2010, reopening it in January 2011. Run by the Hillbrooke hotel chain. There are nine themed guest rooms and a separate dining room. The garden has seating and also grows produce for the restaurant.
- Burghley Park Golf Club
Burghley Lane, St Martins Without
This is a club, but actually has a public licence - everyone is welcome. Often closes earlier in the winter but later in the summer.
- Cellar Bar
Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Marys Street
The Cellar Bar is a long, narrow bar underneath Stamford Arts Centre. Open mic some Friday evenings. Open alternate Sunday evenings for quiz. There are two handpumps and an ale from Oldershaw is usually available. The Gallery Bar is open before and during all main performances.
- Cheyne Lane Bistro
2-3 Cheyne Lane
Opened in spring 2012. British and music-themed bar and restaurant. One or two real ales served by gravity. Jam night every Thursday. Closed in early 2013 and is now Cheyne Lane Bistro (March 2014). The menu focuses on traditional English food and offfers a mix of casual snacks and formal dining options. They normally have a pin of a Grainstore beer on the back bar and you can get a drink without eating but this is only just a 'pub'. Don't turn up as a group just for a drink!
- Crown Hotel
6 All Saints Place
Solid three storey building in the town centre, with several drinking and eating areas. A mosaic tiled lobby leads to the bar and dining rooms. The bar is decorated in celebration of local rural pursuits. Available for weddings and has conference facilities. Three real ales usually available.
- Danish Invader
Large pub built in 1968.
- George Hotel
71 St Martins
Formerly a coaching inn, this large, multi-roomed historic hotel is thought to be at least 900 years old, and still has the famous (and rare) gallows sign that traverses the road. Described by Daniel Defoe as "one of the greatest inns in England"; other famous visitors have included Charles I and William III. Panelled cosy front bar with oak beams and a real fire. Period fixtures and fittings are in keeping with the historical feel of the establishment. Three real ales, usually from Adnams and Grainstore.
- Golden Fleece
Everards pub. Listed stone building that has been a pub since 1846. Wool market was held outside until 1930. Karaoke Thursday and Sunday, live music Friday and Saturday. Darts played. Reopened in March 2012 after a 3 week refurbishment.
- Green Man
Stone built former coaching inn dating from 1796 that features an L-shaped split-level bar. Often has guests from micros plus traditional ciders and perries and a good range of European bottled beers. The secluded patio features a stone mounting block dating back to the pub's coaching inn days. TV and jukebox.
93 New Cross Street
Lively pub with L-shaped bar, pool table, live sport on big screens, and quieter, comfortable lounge area in corner. Lively music and karaoke sessions at the weekend.
- Jolly Brewer
30 Foundry Road
A locals' pub built of local stone, dating back to 1830 and twice the CAMRA branch Pub of the Year. The Brewer boasts a roomy split-level drinking area with open fires in the winter and a separate dining room. The car park and large patio hosts beer festivals in Spring and Autumn, while pub games, including the World Pushpenny Championships, are a feature. Four handpumps dispense local and national ales. One handpump is devoted to cider and a range of malt whiskies is available.
- Kings Head
19 Maiden Lane
A 19th century stone-built family-run free house of small stature, but big reputation for excellent food and beer, This is a one-roomed house, featuring a wood-burning stove and wooden-beamed ceiling with a quaint sun trap garden to the rear with cover and heating for inclement weather.. The pub operates a "one barrel" policy with four constantly changing ales from the length and breadth of the country. Over 400 were promoted in the first two years of the scheme. Eight craft taps. Very popular with diners at lunchtime. Table service only, at present. CAMRA Branch Town Pub of the Year 2022.
- London Inn
4 St Johns Street
Dates back to the late 1930s and was once owned by Phipps Brewery of Northampton. The road in front of the pub used to be the Great North Road. Reopened in October 2011 after a lengthy refurbishment which now sees the pub operating on three floors with two outdoor areas. Some interesting artefacts including a wooden harp case and chandelier. Up to five real ales may be available and two ciders. Live music Friday and Saturday nights. Good value food including Wednesday steak night and Thursday curry night. 50p off a pint of non-discounted beers to card carrying CAMRA members.
- Lord Burghley
17-18 Broad Street
This pub is a conversion of an historic 18th century building, keeping many of the old features and using reclaimed material for the rest. A large, multi-roomed pub with two fireplaces that has six ales on at all times. (Occasionally one Locale). One room has darts and a large TV screen for live sport events. There is also a TV in the large patio area, half of which is covered and has heaters. Beer festivals are held twice a year on the lower patio area. Food served 12-2 Mon-Fri; 12-2:30 Sat. Live music some weekends.
- Mama Liz's
9a North Street
Opened in August 2008. Formerly a Thai restaurant. New Orleans style bar on the ground floor serving real ales, American bottled beers, continental lagers and cocktails. Creole and cajun steakhouse called the Soul Food Shack upstairs and live music every weekend in the Voodoo Lounge music club down in the converted Victorian cellar. Large patio area. Two or three real ales usually available, from national and local breweries. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in October 2009 and voted Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2010.
All Saints Street
Late 17th century pub which used to be an important station for carriers in the area. Lively bar with several TVs, popular with younger clientele. Beamed ceiling. Large beer garden at rear. Pizza menu available throughout the day. The real ale range has increased with the appointment of an enthusiastic new landlord.
- Stamford Post
7 Sheep Market
A JD Wetherspoon pub opened in May 2014 in what was up until 2013 the offices for The Stamford Mercury, possibly Britain's oldest continuously published newspaper. The Stamford Post was the newspaper's original name when it was founded in around 1710. The history of the newspaper and the local area is reflected throughout the pub, with old photos, signs and a typewriter on the walls. Good value food served daily until 11pm, including Steak Club on Tuesday and Curry Club on Thursday. Twelve real ales available, six of which are changing guests. House beer Stamford Post IPA,by Grainstore, may be available.
- Tobie Norris
12 Saint Pauls Street
Parts of this stone building date back to circa 1280 and in 1617 it was bought by Tobias "Tobie" Norris and used as a bell foundry. From the 1950s it was used by the RAF Association until converted into a pub in 2005 by Mick Thurlby, for which it won CAMRA's best National Pub Restoration Award in 2008, and also Peterborough CAMRA's Pub of the Year 2008. It has 7 rooms over two floors which have been restored to their former glory and is a must visit gem. Five handpumps serve beers from local and micro breweries. More ales are sometimes available direct from the cask, on demand. Good menu that includes pizzas with unusual toppings. All payments by card or ApplePay only - no cash ! Sunday quiz fortnightly.
- William Cecil
Formerly Lady Anne's Hotel, the William Cecil reopened in July 2011 after a complete refurbishment. The bar is called The Olympic Bar (formerly the Cricketer's Bar). Pictures of Lord Burghley adorn the walls and there is a large fireplace. Two handpumps with beers from Sharp's, Grainstore and Nene Valley regularly available, Note that the bar is open to the general public.
- Blackstones Social Club The Sportsfield, Lincoln Road Stamford PE9 1UU (01780) 757835
- Bell Inn
Old Great North Road
17th century stone built coaching inn now extended to include hotel and conference facilities. Comfortable public bar. Elegant beamed first floor restaurant on two levels. Officially the birthplace of Stilton cheese which is not made in the area. Daniel Defoe stayed here several times between 1697 and 1701. Attractive courtyard and gardens. Modern British cuisine from the menu and specials board. Twenty two are rooms available.
- S Bar
2-4 High Street
Situated at the rear of what was the Angel Inn (now Indian restaurant called Angel Spice). Long bar called "the Stable Bar" with beamed ceiling and a piano. Separate pool and darts room. Full size snooker table. Collection of matchboxes. This was a members club but now has a full pub licence. Re-opened in March 2018. Serves up to three real ales directly from the cask.
- Talbot Inn
5 North Street
400 year old Charles Wells pub. L-shaped bar and separate wood panelled lounge with stained glass windows. Pool table and dart board, Beer garden and children's play area. Monthly quiz.
- Bell Inn Old Great North Road Stilton PE7 3RA ku.oc.liamnni@lleb(01733) 241066
- Golden Lion
Sixteen Foot Bank
A friendly country pub built in 1827, it is located in the small hamlet of Stonea in the middle of the Cambridgeshire Fens. The pub has a restaurant, a campsite for touring caravans and tents as well as static caravans for rent. The garden has a bouncy castle for the kiddies. Normally two real ales chosen from Bombardier, Ruddles Best, Elgood's Pageant, Rudgate Viking and several Woodforde's ales.
- Golden Lion Sixteen Foot Bank Stonea PE15 0DU (01354) 680732
- Sutton St James
- Hat & Feathers
Sutton St James
Busy, friendly typical Fenland village pub. Free house situated next to the village church. Steak nights Wednesday and Sunday. Beer garden and small car park at rear.
- Hat & Feathers 54 Chapelgate Sutton St James PE12 0EE (01945) 440221
- Lakeside Bar
Tallington Lakes, Barholm Road
A bar / restaurant situated in the grounds of Tallington Lakes. It is a public bar and open to everyone. A varied menu is available. To enter the park, pay £5 and get it refunded at the bar. Two real ales on at the moment.
- Whistle Stop
This is a very traditional pub with a large horseshoe-shaped bar surrounded by railway memorabilia. It is very well furnished with tables supported by ornamental cast iron bases and pedestals bearing the celebrated name of Thornton and Ardy, clearly of Victorian origin. Pool, darts and dominoes are played here. Takes its name from the fact it is adjacent to the East Coast Main Line and once served Tallington Station. It was once called the Kesteven Arms. Camping and caravan park nearby. Re-opened in May 2017 after a 6 month closure. Children's play area. Quiz nights, open mic nights and pool and darts tournaments take place on alternating Friday nights.
- Lakeside Bar Tallington Lakes, Barholm Road Tallington PE9 4RJ moc.liamg@rabnotgnillat(01778) 344500
- Tholomas Drove
- Chequers Inn
Large country and community pub noted for their Elgood's beers. The building itself dates back to 1774 and it is a good example of a house that sold beer to the public from its front room. This is clearly visible in the structure of the pub, with the main bar leading into what was the original living space. To the right is a tea room; to the left, a cosy room with leather sofa and leather armchairs, with an open fire. Nice beer garden. Bar food.
- Chequers Inn High Road Tholomas Drove PE13 4SL (01945) 411894
Long roadside pub/restaurant with cosy, olde worlde feel. Stuffed birds and animals and old photos adorn the walls. Food available Tue-Sat 12-2:30, 5:30-9, Sun 12-5. Three real ales, from the Marston's range.
- Horseshoe Peterborough Road Thurlby PE10 0EL (01778) 421576
1 North Street
Stone built pub with car parking to the rear. Cosy bar area with beamed ceiling, TV, mixture of low, standard and high tables. Heating being provided by a log burner in the inglenook fireplace with a rare Northamptonshire skittle table adjacent. Separate restaurant area. Patio and beer garden. Up to four cask ales on offer, always with a couple from Nene Valley. Catering for vegetarians, pescatorians, vegans and the gluten intolerant.
- Wheatsheaf 1 North Street Titchmarsh NN14 3DH (01832) 732203
- Three Horseshoes
344 March Road
Traditional country pub opened in 1860. Wood panelled bar and beamed ceilings. Pool table room and 40 seater restaurant with extensive menu. Curry night Wednesday, rump and pud Friday. Restaurant open Wednesday to Saturday. Open Sunday for traditional Sunday lunches. Large beer garden with Petanque court and children's play area.
- Three Horseshoes 344 March Road Turves PE7 2DN (01733) 840414
- Tydd St Giles
- Crown & Mitre
Tydd St Giles
Comfortable locals local with one bar and pool room. Old guns and forces plaques. Base for East Anglia Austin Healey club. Keen games pub with many teams. Meals every evening except Mondays, served in the small conservatory restaurant.
- Crown & Mitre Tydd St Giles PE13 5LF moc.liamg@gstertimdnanworc(01945) 870808
- Tydd St Mary
- Five Bells
Tydd St Mary
Spacious, L-shaped pub with exposed brick facing on the open fires, a restaurant to the side and a dedicated pool room to the rear. Tydd Steam beers in rotation with Old Speckled Hen.
- Five Bells Common Way Tydd St Mary PE13 5QH ten.sllebevifeht@seiriuqnE(01945) 420209
- Bertie Arms
A charming thatched cottage freehouse, built of local stone in 1681. Cosy, old-world bar with beamed ceiling and two fireplaces, and separate lounge/restaurant/function room. One or two real ales, which vary. Named after local landowner, whose son hanged himself on a tree at the rear of the pub. They have developed strong relationships with customers, local residents and other organisations in the surrounding area. Supporting local initiatives and hosting charity events. Hosts a weekly Knit and Natter group and is a meeting space for The Village Midwives ante-natal group. Closing times may vary depending on custom.
- Bertie Arms Bertie Lane Uffington PE9 4SX ku.oc.smraeitrebeht@ofni(01780) 766400
- White Hart
Well restored 16th century stone built village local that was a farmhouse until the middle of the last century. Cosy public bar with open log fire and interesting artefacts on the walls and ceilings; bar/restaurant and orangery for diners. Patio area and large beer garden with tables and children's play area. The bar has a variety of tables, sofas, church pews and chairs. There is parking to the rear. Function room and six letting bedrooms that are all named after Ufford Ales beers. Occasional live music.
- White Hart Main Street Ufford PE9 3BH ku.oc.droffutrahetihw@ofni(01780) 740250
- Cross Keys
39 High Street
Menus offer a wide selection and variety of food and it's now a free house. Offers a good variety of real ales that rotate on a regular basis. An extensive wine list is also available. A lounge and public bar with open fires, as well as a restaurant area, together with our new outside decking, and a child friendly large beer garden with adventure play area.
- Cross Keys 39 High Street Upwood PE26 2QE (01487) 813384
- Kings Head
17th century inn beside the River Nene with a large paddock and 100m of river frontage with moorings available. The popular Nene Way and Lyveden Way footpaths are close by. Great food available breakfast, lunch and evening. Al fresco dining is popular in the summer on the patio, pizza terrace or lawn. In the winter or summer three igloo eating areas are available. Real ales on offer always include local breweries. Beer festival every September, jazz nights every first and open mic nights every third Thursday of the month.
- Kings Head Church Street Wadenhoe PE8 5ST moc.eohnedawdaehsgnik@ofni(01832) 720024
- Black Bear
27 Old Lynn Road
Friendly brick built locals pub. Age uncertain but it was a pub of the same name, owned by the London Road Brewery of Kings Lynn, in 1877. Collection of cigarette cards. Restaurant serving meals Wednesday to Sunday. Curry Wednesday, carvery Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
- Black Bear 27 Old Lynn Road Walsoken PE13 3SB moc.tenretnitb@945lliheoj(01945) 585759
- Cross Keys
21 Elton Road
Built in 1735, the building used to be a butchers shop. One main room divided into two areas by the fire. Separate pool room. Undercover patio area at rear and long beer garden. The only traditional local left in the village. Good dogs welcome. Bed and breakfast available.
- Paper Mills
Refurbished oak beamed Georgian food oriented pub with extensive menu. Cosy T-shaped bar area with flagstone flooring and two fireplaces. A stained glass window catches the eye in the entrance. Well furnished main bar leading to dining area which folds you into the mix of the pub, conservatory and patio area. Attractive beer garden at rear. The name comes from the fact that paper making was an industry in the village in the 18th and 19th centuries. The two St Austell beers alternate. The other two pumps usually have beers from Digfield, Nene Valley, Grainstore, Star, Nobbies or Batemans.
- Sibson Inn Hotel
Great North Road
Stone built hotel and conference centre at the side of the A1. Originally built in about 1670 as a farm. The bar, with easy chairs and copper topped tables, is open to the public. Breakfast, tea and coffee served from 7am. Dogs are welcome in the bar. Only assistance dogs in the dining areas though. Real ale from Grainstore Brewery usually available. Red Kites regularly seen flying overhead.
- Cross Keys 21 Elton Road Wansford PE8 6JD (01780) 782266
- Red Lion
Built of local stone around the tun of the 18th century, this popular family-run village pub has a small, olde-worlde bar and an inglenook fireplace with restaurant adjacent. The bar serving area stretches across to a separate lounge dining room. Home-cooked food available every day except Mon and Tues. Large beer garden with Roman influenced seating. Guests are advised to ring to book a table, especially Sunday, as food is popular and there may be alterations to the opening times and days. The toilet block used to be a fish and chip shop.
- Red Lion Peterborough Road Warmington PE8 6TN moc.notgnimrawnoildereht@seiriuqne(01832) 280362
5 Stamford Road
17 century coaching inn. Long bar with comfortable seating areas and open fire at one end, and pool table area at the other. Wooden flooring throughout. Small dining room. Patio areas at front and rear with swings. Caters for functions. Accommodation available. Was called George Hotel.
- George 5 Stamford Road Weldon NN17 3JL (01536) 408808
- West Deeping
- Red Lion
48 King Street
Pleasant village local, with three cosy drinking areas and a separate restaurant. Darts played. Good quality food cooked fresh to order. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in October 2009 for the range and quality of real ales. Outdoor children's play area plus a room with games.
- Red Lion 48 King Street West Deeping PE6 9HP ku.oc.gnipeedtsewnoildereht@seiriuqne07421 977661
- Whaplode St Catherine
- Bluebell Inn
Whaplode St Catherine
Olde Worlde pub with separate restaurant. Shove ha'penny played in snug at the rear. Four handpumps serve the real ales, most of which are brewed in the Blue Bell Brewery next to the pub. Darts played. Carvery on Saturday evening and all day Sunday.
- Bluebell Inn Cranesgate South Whaplode St Catherine PE12 6SN ten.llebeulbeht@seiriuqne(01406) 540300
- Black Bull Inn
18-20 Market Street
Grade 2 listed building in town centre. Main bar/lounge with b/w photos of old Peterborough and Whittlesey on the walls, and a second, sports-themed room at the rear with jukebox, TV and dartboards, also with bar access. Refurbishment in September 2012. Busy on festival days.
- Boat Inn
2 Ramsey Road
Popular with locals, visiting anglers and many others, all of whom are made to feel welcome. Unusual boat shaped bar in lounge. Selection of over 100 whiskies and a whisky club meets on the first Friday of each month. Up to seven traditional ciders and perries supplement the real ales, some of which are served direct from the cask. Petanque terrain. Popular open mic night some Tuesdays and Fridays. Reputation for good value accommodation. Closing times can be flexible as pub has a 24hr licence.
- Childers Sports & Social Club
1a Station Road
Club bar with Sky Sports on several screens, and separate games room with pool table and dartboard. Large function room available.
- Falcon Hotel
200 year old pub and hotel. The main bar is long and narrow and has comfortable seating areas, two fireplaces and a jukebox. There is a smaller, quieter lounge room also with bar access. Darts played. Beamed ceilings and carpeted throughout. Separate restaurant. Function room and accommodation (7 rooms) available. Food served every day including Sunday carvery. Quiz Wednesday. Patio area and car park at rear. Three handpumps with at least one LocAle beer.
- George Hotel
10 Market Place
Opened as a Wetherspoon in July 2010, completely refurbished. Several rooms and areas, with wooden decor and carpeted throughout. Old photos of the area and info on local historic figures and places adorn the walls. Collection of mirrors. Three TVs but no pool table or music. Up to ten real ales available, five of which vary. Food served daily including Steak Club on Tuesday and Curry Club on Thursday.
- Letter B
53-57 Church Street
Two hundred year old local community pub near town centre with a warm welcome to all visitors. Was called the Bee for a while; now back to the Letter B. Said to be named the Letter B because there were so many pubs in Whittlesey that they ran out of names. There once was a Letter A and a Letter C. Presented with CAMRA Gold Awards in 2007 and 2011, voted Peterborough & Cambridgeshire Pub of the Year 2012, Peterborough & Cambridgeshire Cider Pub of the Year 2015 and Peterborough Cider Pub of the Year 2016, 2017. A Beer festival is held in January (Straw Bear weekend). Up to five ciders/perries available. Under new ownership as of Oct 2022 - one of the two rooms is now given over to dining.
- New Crown
58 High Causeway
Grade II listed mid-17th century two-roomed thatched pub with wooden decor and beamed ceilings. Good home-cooked food available Tuesday to Sunday. Darts played and separate pool room. Friendly local atmosphere and mischevious ghost. Next to Whittlesey Town Bowling Club. Good dogs welcome in front bar only. Two real ales (more during Straw Bear festival), one of which changes regularly.
139 Station Road
This is a fun and friendly pub which welcomes the whole family and offers a great outdoor space with play equipment for the little ones. They offer weekend entertainment in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Real Ale MAY be available - check before going.
- Straw Bear
103 Drybread Road
Early 1970s pub originally two rooms, now a large, single L-shape. Formerly Greene King, now privately owned. Reopened in March 2017
- Whittlesey Conservative Club
34 Whitmore Street
Cash bingo Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Live entertainment Saturday evenings. Snooker room upstairs. Function room available. Usually at least one real ale available, which changes.
- Black Bull Inn 18-20 Market Street Whittlesey PE7 1BD (01733) 203314
- Anchor Inn
12 Norfolk Street
200 year old one bar village local that is well worth a visit if walking the Woodman's Way. Large, modern L-shaped bar with pool, darts and large mirror at one end, and restaurant at the other. Quiz nights, retirement bingo, karaoke, live music and themed food nights. Up to three real ales.
- Anchor Inn 12 Norfolk Street Wimblington PE15 0QA (01354) 741940
- Angel Inn
45 Alexandra Road
400 year old pub with original beams and leaded windows, the first recorded tenant being in 1792. It is said that Charles Dickens stayed here and that it is haunted by a former chef. Stained glass angel in bar. Private room available. Discos at the weekend. 20p a pint discount to card carrying CAMRA members.
- Coyote Bar & Grill
New Inn Yard, 9 Union Street
Opposite the oldest non-religious building in the town, serving traditional food, including Sunday roasts. Real Ale may be available
- Duke's Steakhouse
8 Church Terrace
Listed former coaching house with oak beamed low ceiling and impressive central brick fireplace. Thought to be built 1740 and definitely in use 50 years later. Shove ha'penny played. Refurbished into a steakhouse in Sept 2020, with a bar selling two changing beers from Greene King.
52 Market Place
Second oldest pub in Wisbech and existed in 1760. One room town centre pub on the Market Place. Disco Friday. Was the Globe and then the Market Inn. Renamed after the landlord's favourite show. Renamed back to the Globe in 2015. Three real ales from the Greene King portfolio are sold.
- Potting Shed
Mile Tree Lane
Named as a reminder of the site's 100 year family history of horticultural production, this extraordinary oak framed building with a open, airy, vaulted roof and stone floor complete with central log burner makes for a relaxed, friendly atmosphere where drinkers are well catered for with quality ales and more. All of the spirits are distilled on site by Fen Spirits. Lots of covered outside drinking including the bar area and they have installed infrared heaters to keep the drinkers warm, Music planned for most Fridays and Saturdays.
- Red Lion
32 North Brink
This is the nearest Elgood's pub to the brewery. Very comfortable with a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere. Both drinkers and diners are well catered for with quality ales and excellent food served seven days a week in the revamped split-level restaurant. The is always a specials board and a Wednesday midweek roast offer. Wheelchair access is from the front and rear where the outdoor drinking area is popular on sunny days. There is a bar to the front and dining room to the rear. The main access is via a side passage which links the North Brink Road to the rear car park and patio area. Baby Changing Facilities have recently been added. Presented with a local CAMRA branch Merit Award in June 2017. May close earlier if no custom.
- Rose Tavern
53 North Brink
Cosy one roomed pub on the riverside in a 200 year old listed building close to Elgood's brewery. Has been called the Masons Arms and the Riverside. No fruit machines or juke box but occassional live folk and blues. Pub games include 'Spoof'. Beer festival held on the lst weekend in June.
- Three Tuns
76 Norwich Road
Tidy 160 year old brick built locals pub. Basic busy public bar with games area and quiet cosy lounge with subdued lighting. Good garden. 20p per pint discount for card carrying CAMRA members.
- Wheatsheaf Inn
18-22 Church Terrace
Old pub opposite St Peter's car park. Was in use as the Wheatsheaf in the late 18th century and may be older. Murderers were once gibbeted on a close by common and it is said that the last man to be hanged in Wisbech ate his last meal in the pub. Said to be haunted. Renamed the Royal. Now a Wetherspoon with the original name of the Wheatsheaf (2009).
- White Lion Hotel
5 South Brink
Totally rebuilt in 1884 on the site of the former pub of the same name. Partly rebuilt again in the 1940's and totally refurbished in 1993 with a new courtyard surfaced with cobbles from the old stables. Now with restaurant, cocktail bar and back downstairs bar, 'Den', with traditional fireplace. Excellent facilities for disabled including toilet. The restaurant is open to non-residents. Breakfast served 7am to 10am. Comfortable hotel lounge looks out over the South Brink. Children and dog friendly.
- Wisbech Rugby Club
4 Chapel Road
A large bar. Large car park
- Wisbech Town Football Club Lynn Rd Wisbech PE14 7AL
- Angel Inn 45 Alexandra Road Wisbech PE13 1HQ (01945) 467435
- Wisbech St Mary
- Bridge Inn
Wisbech St Mary
Wooden beamed L-shaped bar/lounge with a timber bar top. Unusual triangular promontory jutting out and marking off the main drinking area from the games area. Built in 1912. The enthusiastic landlady, who has been in the pub since 1992, plans to rent out the function room as an Indian restaurant to help ensure the viability of the pub.
- Station Bar
Wisbech St Mary Sports & Community Centre, Off Beechings Close
Wisbech St Mary
Large clubroom style bar with tables and chairs and barstools. Television. Separate restaurant and large function room. A real community centre in use every night with darts, dance classes, history group, pool, youth club, quiz night, bingo, football club and fishing club.
Wisbech St Mary
Public bar with pool, lounge and 42 seater restaurant. Occasional live music. Carvery. The listed building was originally a water mill built around 1760 and then a blacksmith's shop. Oak beams, horseshoes and horse brasses. It served as a military hospital in the First World War.
- Bridge Inn Sandbank Wisbech St Mary PE13 4SG (01945) 410555
- White Swan
22 Main Street
Now a freehouse that usually has one NVB beer available. Three handpumps. Red kites often visible from beer garden.
- White Swan 22 Main Street Woodnewton PE8 5EB moc.loa@nawsnotwendoow(01780) 470944
- Angel Inn
59 Main Street
Dates from 16. Small and friendly biker-friendly village pub. The bar is split into two small, cosy areas and there is a games room at the rear with pool, darts, table football and video games. Motorbike theme throughout. Regular entertainment Thursday to Sunday evenings including quizzes, open mic, karaoke and live music. Undercover patio area at rear, and large beer garden with outside bar for summer use. Car parking is unrestricted on-street. Annual summer music and beer festival called "Woofstock", in aid of retired greyhounds. Closed Mondays. Ciders include Westons Wych Wood, Old Rosie and guests.
- Angel Inn 59 Main Street Yarwell PE8 6PR moc.liamg@llewraynnilegna(01780) 782582
- Duck & Drake
34 Main Street
This building dates back to the late 17th century, when it was originally a dwelling house for the Dutchmen who came over to drain the fens. The main bar is part of the original house, with extentions added over the years. Bought by a new local owner in 2009, the pub has made a good impression on the local community. Up to five ales are on offer. Views across the open fens on a clear day are eyecatching. Note the local bus number changes in the evenings.
A spacious 1930s pub and multi-room restaurant, with large outdoor areas. Four handpumps with a minimum of three beers on at any one time. Xtreme Ales are from the landlord's brother's brewery. An extensive menu is available every day. Holds mini beer festivals at various times. A function room is available for parties and weddings.
- Three Horseshoes
179 Main Street
Early 18th century thatched village local with patio area and beer garden. Lounge bar with fireplace, restaurant and separate bar with adjoining pool table room. Three real ales including a guest. Children and good dogs welcome.
- Duck & Drake 34 Main Street Yaxley PE7 3LY ku.oc.oohay@regnardnop(01733) 240476