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
- Willow & Brook
King's Cliffe Road
Pleasant village local with small but comfortable bar area and separate restaurant. Good, home-cooked food. Two real fires. The two guest beers are usually from local breweries e.g. Nene Valley, Oakham, Digfield. Some bottled beers also available. Red Kites often visible from enclosed courtyard/patio area. Extensive menu with Vegan options using wherever possible, locally sourced ingredients. Reopened as The Willow and Brook mainly a restaurant but retaining the bar area
- Willow & Brook King's Cliffe Road Apethorpe PE8 5DG moc.liamg@koorbdnawolliweht(01780) 470509
- Chequered Skipper
This thatched, stone-built pub overlooks the green in the Rothschild's model village of Ashton. The original 19th century pub, called the Three Horseshoes was renamed The Chequered Skipper in the 1960's after a rare butterfly and re-arranged internally in 1997 following a fire. There is a large bar/restaurant/family open plan area, roof terrace and a function room ("The Green Room") to the rear. Normally two mainly local, real ales are dispensed via hand pump and two beer festivals are held each year. Unusual pub sign made of nails. The World Conker Championships were held on the green for over forty years. There are regular functions and events.
- Chequered Skipper The Green Ashton PE8 5LD moc.reppiksdereuqehc@reganaM(01832) 273494
- 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 their own pizza oven on Friday and Saturday. Quiz first Wednesday of the month. The pub supports many charities. Good dogs welcome.
- Five Horseshoes Barholm PE9 4RA (01778) 560238
- 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 (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 pool and darts played, Sky 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.
- Jubilee Garage
30 North Street
The building was formerly a garage and turned into a bar called the Jubilee in 2006. Transformed in April 2012 into a garage-themed bar and restaurant. Upstairs boasts an old 1972 VW campervan which has been adapted to be a bar, and there is an array of vintage and retro car memorabilia inlcuding old Castrol signs, hub caps, a 1950s Esso petrol pump and exclusive BRM photos from the 1960s. Interesting patio area at rear with "car wash". All live sporting events shown on several screens.
- 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.
25 North Street
Winner of CAMRA/English Heritage award for conversion of 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).
- 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
- Prince Of Wales Feathers
38 Peterborough Road
This village corner pub is about 300 years old and built of stone with stained glass windows. Originally a boot and shoe shop the pub has one main bar area, divided into two areas by the fire, and there are two smaller rooms for pool and darts. Dominoes and crib also played. Sky Sports on the TV, live music on some Saturday's and a quiz on Sundays. Home cooked food every lunch time. A warm welcome is provided to away football fans visiting Peterborough United. There are six real ales served from the bar with additional occasional beers from the cellar. An ever changing real cider and perry are available at all times. Craft beers also available. Outside there are two areas for drinkers with benches and parasols. Close to Nene Valley Railway and Nene Park. Ideal for walkers and it is dog friendly.
- 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.
- Prince Of Wales Feathers 38 Peterborough Road Castor PE5 7AL (01733) 380222
- Cross Keys Hotel
12-16 Market Hill
Comfortable, unspoilt small-town hotel. Listed 16th century building opposite the church. Collections of guns and clocks. Resident ghosts include one of a dog. Live folk music monthly. 12 bedrooms, all designed by the landlady.
- 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.
- Honest John
South Park Street
Former labour exchange built in the 1950s and was converted into a pub in 1977 by Stewart Stacy. It became the first freehouse in Chatteris. The name came from Stewart Stacey's father, who was known for setting honest prices at local auctions and became known as Honest John. Has been in the same family since 1987. Bar billiards. The walls are adorned with old photos and the landlord's artwork is also on display. Greene King beers. Monthly folk music sessions.
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.
- Cross Keys Hotel 12-16 Market Hill Chatteris PE16 6BA moc.sirettahc-letohsyekssorc@ofni(01354) 693036
- Dun Cow
One roomed village pub is a 200 year old former coaching inn and is reputed to be haunted. Live C&W on Saturday nights. Food Sun lunch and evenings by booking only.
- 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. Only the one real ale, hoping for another, to be 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
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, two of which change regularly. 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 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. Pool and darts played. Outdoor area and car park at rear. Situated by the River Welland. Closed Feb 2015. Reopened under new management on 11th April 2015. Free entry pool competition every Monday. Meat raffle on Sundays. Children welcome till 8pm and there is a children's play area at the rear of the pub. Real Ale is not always available.
- 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 six real ales, two of which change regularly. Excellent food cooked to order from an ever changing menu. 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 (01778) 219659
- 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.
- Three Tuns 8 New Street Doddington PE15 0SP (01354) 279593
- 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.
- Exeter Arms
21 Stamford Road
Easton On The Hill
Recently refurbished to a high standard, this pub consists of three rooms, a restaurant/bar, snug and orangery. Outside there are lawns to the front and rear, a marquee for functions and car park on two levels. The main bar/restaurant areas has a stone floor, wooden decor, fireplace and leaded glass screens. Two handpumps dispense a couple of nationally known ales. Accommodation is available in the four bedrooms upstairs.
- Blue Bell 9 High Street Easton On The Hill PE9 3LR moc.bupllebeulbeht@liam(01780) 763003
- Nags Head
402 Eastrea Road
Locals' pub, strong on games. Rainies Restaurant opened November 2017. Quiz on Monday nights. Karaoke or live music on Saturday nights. Pool table and darts area at rear. The pub has a petanque team. Now a free house selling a wide range of nationally and regionally sourced ales.
- Nags Head 402 Eastrea Road Eastrea PE7 2AR (01733) 203333
- 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
Impressive views from the conservatory restaurant overlooking Fotheringhay church. Three beers, two of which change regularly and often include one from Digfield. Darts played in the 'Tap Bar'. Private functions for up to 30 guests. Three cask ales available. Quiz Wednesdays and Karaoke on Fridays. Sunday BBQs 5.30 - 8pm from 26th May to 8th September. The pub is a short distance from the mound of Fotheringhay Caste where Mary Queen of Scots lost her head.
- Falcon Main Street Fotheringhay PE8 5HZ ku.oc.nni-noclafeht@ofni(01832) 226254
- Friday Bridge
2 March Road
Attractive low beamed pub with separate restaurant. Beer mat collection. Chinese food served to 9pm. Bikers are welcome in this pub.
- Chequers 2 March Road Friday Bridge PE14 0HF (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.
- Goat 155 Spalding Road Frognall PE6 8SA (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. Offered for sale (April 2016) with possible conversion to housing. New owners reopened the pub in April 2018. Check opening times first.
- 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 (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. There are plans for five guest rooms. Children welcome until 7pm.
- Bluebell 10 Woodgate Helpston PE6 7ED ku.oc.notsplehllebeulb@yelsel(01733) 252394
- Holbeach St Johns
1 Jekils Bank
Holbeach St Johns
(01406) 540 6543
New landlord and landlady have taken over in October 2018. This is a solid, fenland pub with a good community feel and now the addition of a cozy wood-burning stove for the long winter nights. Pub Games are played, and they have a Bar Billiards table. They host dinners for local gun club. They have Barn Owl by Tyde Steam, Sharps Doombar and a changing guest beer.
- Plough 1 Jekils Bank Holbeach St Johns PE12 8RE (01406) 540 6543
- Admiral Wells
41 Station Road
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 six real ales normally available, including alcohol-free Ghost Ship on draught. Quiz every Tuesday including sound and music rounds and a special charity round. Darts played. Oakademy member.
- Admiral Wells 41 Station Road Holme PE7 3PH ku.oc.liamtoh@sllewlarimda(01487) 831214
- Kings Cliffe
- Cross Keys
2 West Street
Independently owned, family run freehouse. Bar room has a TV, dartboard, jukebox and a rare Northants Hood Skittles table. Small snug lounge with bar and a separate dining room. Both rooms have stone inglenooks. Wooden beamed ceilings. Homemade food served 7 days a week. Photos of old King's Cliffe adorn the walls. Small patio area at side of pub.
- 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 moc.liamtoh@nnisyekssorceht(01780) 470276
- 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.
- Oliver Cromwell Hotel
Comfortable friendly bar in this well appointed hotel and conference centre in the middle of March. A range of Belgian bottled beers, traditional cider and a wide selection of single malts always available. Three handpumps serving LocAle beers. Children welcome.
106 High Street
18th century pub with beamed interior. A family friendly beer garden consisting of 2 play areas, a trim trail and bouncy castles.
- 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 six real ales are on offer from mainly micro breweries with one Oakham beer normally available, and up to seven traditional ciders. It holds a mini beer festival at Easter time. Good quality food is available lunchtimes and evenings. A real fire in the main bar, with a pool table in the smaller one. Quiz on Thursday nights.
- 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. Now serving breakfast Wednesday to Sunday. 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.
- Iron Horse Ranch House
2 High Street
Family and biker-friendly bar/diner, opened in an ex car showroom in 2013. Emphasis on American style food, bottled beers, real ales and live music. The walls are adorned with number plates and biker memorabilia, and there are two motorbikes on the stage. Outside area at rear with marquee for events in spring and summer. Was called Harley's Diner when it opened in its original premises across the road. The three real ales usually include Iron Horse Prospect, brewed exlusively for the venue by Bexar County, and Trooper, brewed by Robinsons in partnership with Iron Maiden.
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 5 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.
Nice country pub with several rooms and a large beer garden. Wood burning fires for the winter months. The present landlords have been at pub for 19 years. Specials on Thursday - two courses for £7.95. Well priced good food for lunch and evening meals. Functions catered for.
- 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
17th century village inn/restaurant, built out of local limestone. Roomy beamed main bar leading to two restaurant areas. Very varied menu including steaks cooked in a Spanish charcoal oven. Function room to the rear. Attractive garden at rear and boat moorings available. Nine courtyard style en suite bedrooms. Oakademy member.
- 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.
- Bull Guntons Road Newborough PE6 7QW moc.liamg@sirrefeilujyar(01733) 810349
- 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 (01733) 253662
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 building is very welcoming with low beamed ceilings and a cosy open fire. The pub consists of two bars with many small rooms adjoining. The pub is said to be haunted by a former landlord who met his demise by throwing himself out of a bedroom window. Accommodation can be found in two stone annexes and a small cottage to the rear. Quiz on Tuesday nights, poker on Wednesday nights.
- 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. At least six real ales from Nene Valley Brewery plus craft beers and ciders, and at least six guest ales (keg only).
- 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. Large patio area where occasional live music and beer festivals are held. Evening close may vary depending on custom. Senior citizens' offer from Tuesdays to Saturdays.
- Ruddy Duck 12 St Pegas Road Peakirk PE6 7NF firstname.lastname@example.org(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.
62 Albert Place
Originally built in the 1850s, it closed as a pub in the mid 1980s. Reopened in April 1994 after eight year period of dereliction retaining its original name and being refurbished in a comfortable and sympathetic way. Sold to a pub company and eventually closed. Reopened in July 2017 as a smart, modern free house. Light and airy and completely refurbished, with pleasant patio area at rear. Several b/w photos of old Peterborough adorn the walls. Food served is from the newly-opened adjoining fish and chip shop.
- 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. Regular live entertainment. Darts, pool and cribbage played. Quiz on Sundays. Some parts of the pub date back to an earlier time.
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 twelve 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. Regular weekend entertainment when the pub often stays open later than midnight. 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. 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, when it was a coaching inn, up until 1901. Major development and refurbishment began in the early 1970s. Well appointed and catering mainly for the business market. Sky Sports on several screens. Reputedly haunted. Real ale is now back (May 2016) - usually Oakham Ales.
- Bumble Inn
This micro-pub 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. Taster paddles of three thirds are available, as are rare bottled and canned beers, plus two craft keg beers, Korev Cornish keg lager and two ciders. Has recently added its own Bumbling Brewery beers. Regular tap take overs and food nights add to the attraction. Tea, coffee and soft drinks available, as well as home made pies.
- 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. Food is served. Regular live music. Quiz on Sun evenings. 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. Live music at the weekend from 10.30pm and regular vinyl nights. Acoustic sets on Sundays from 3.30pm. Darts. Large, popular beer garden with marquee, and landing stage for boats. Outside bar added in 2009. 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. Its twentieth year as a GBG entry. Footpath from the garden leads to the Nene Valley Railway and Railworld. Peterborough CAMRA Pub of the Year 2002. 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.
- Coalheavers Arms
5 Park Street
Small, friendly one roomed back street gem of a local, dating back to the 1850s. Eight handpumps serving a couple of Greene King beers, beers from local micros, real ciders, Belgian bottled beers and craft beers. The large garden is popular in summer and is also used for the four annual beer festivals. Also a good selection of gins. Peterborough CAMRA and Cambridgeshire CAMRA branches Pub of the Year 2004. Snacks available all week, with fresh rolls on Friday. Can be very busy on football match days. Occasional acoustic music on Sunday evenings.
- 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. Refurbished and under new management November 2010. Three real ales usually available from the Heineken group.
- College Arms
Formerly a technical college that opened in 1903 and has given the name to the pub. Large and busy Wetherspoon pub opened in May 1996. Popular with younger clientele Thursday to Saturday evenings. Good value food served noon-10pm including Steak Club on Tuesday and Curry Club on Thursday.
- Conservative Club
Bar and large lounge, with small stage for performers. Snooker hall with six tables. Patio area. Weekly quiz and bingo nights and weekend entertainment. 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. 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
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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
City centre Wetherspoon that started life in 1899 as Armstrong's drapers, which traded until 1996, then converted to the Old Monk pub. 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. Regular beer and cider festivals. 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.
- Elm Tree
Garton End Road
The current building dates back to 1924, when it was known as the Comet Inn. Was renamed the Elm Tree Tavern in the 1990s, then the Comet again in 2004 and back to the Elm Tree Tavern in 2008. Basic bar with darts, pool, jukebox and TV, and large, carpeted lounge/restaurant which can be hired as a function room. Refurbished in 1999, 2004, 2008 and 2011. Food available 12-3, 5-8 Mon-Fri, 12-3 Sat, Sunday carvery 12-6. Occasional live music and acoustic sessions.
- 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 bus from the city centre, and is on the No.1 bus Ale Trail. It has five hand pumps, and more beers available in the cellar, with at least 25 ciders and bottled beers. Voted Peterborough and Cambridgeshire PoTY for 2019, a title it has retained with the local branch for 2020. A hub of the local community, activities include tap takeovers, acoustic music, bus tours, a summer cycling club, knitting club, monthly Grub Club and cider festivals. 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.
- Great Northern Hotel
Opened on April 1, 1852 at a cost of £2,500. It was designed by architect Henry Goddard. Its ownership at the time was linked with that of the Great Northern Railway (GNR). In 1857 the American novelist Nathaniel Hawthorne stayed at the hotel. In 1893 the author Charles Dickens visited the hotel. In 1904 the Prince and Princess of Prussia had breakfast at the hotel. The hotel was closed to the public during the war and occupied by staff from the railway company's King's Cross office and the two main bedroom wings are thought to have been reserved for VIPs. The hotel re-opened in November 1949. In 1952 Laurel and Hardy stayed at the Hotel for 2 weeks at the start of their UK tour. There is a picture in restaurant. In 1953 Ernie Wise had his wedding at the hotel. There is a picture in restaurant. The hotel was sold by British Rail in 1982 as part of the de-nationalising process. The front bar is now called the "Sleeper's" after railways not drinkers who have imbided too much and the restaurant is open to non-residents. Strong relationship with Grainstore Brewery so expect to see their beers on offer.
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 in both rooms. Six real ales are available on hand pump or direct from the cellar, the range is eclectic and forever changing, featuring all possible styles. Beer festivals with live music are held in the large restored garden around St George's Day in April, and at the end of September, with occasional mini fests through the summer. A GBG regular for over 10 years, and a former local branch and Cambridgeshire PoTY. Cash only.
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, although a guest may be available. Good value pub grub available including Sunday roasts and curry night on Thursday. Quiz night Sunday. Poker night Monday. Pleasant patio area at side of pub overlooks West Lake.
- Mulberry Tree Farm
2 Kempley Close
Greene King chain restaurant that sells beer.
- O'Neill's Irish Bar
Large, modern Irish-themed chain pub situated in the old Embassy/ABC/Cannon building. Good value, traditional Irish food served until 10pm. Sky Sports on several screens. Karaoke Thursday, live music on Fridays and some Saturdays. Underwent a major refurb in Nov. 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 and dart board. Live music Friday and Saturday. Irish acoustic set on Sunday afternoons. 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 bus and rail stations. Now selling craft ales from BrewDog, Beavertown and Camden. Received a CAMRA Gold Award in March 2013. Now sells a range of KeyKeg beers, a variety of LocAles, non-alcoholic beers and a large selection of gin.
- Palmerston Arms
82 Oundle Road
400 year old listed stone built locals' pub. Owned by Batemans Brewery, it normally has three Batemans beers and nine or more other real ales available from a wide variety of local and other micro breweries. Traditional ciders and/or perries and bottled beers always available. Most ales are served straight from the cask in the cellar which is visible through the glass panel behind the bar. Dartboard, vinyl nights, philosophy nights, music on Sundays 3-5pm, quiz on Sundays from 7.30pm. 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 new tenants (June 2015) hope to have poker nights, quiz nights and a golf society in the near future. Recently (2015) renovated with new carpet, new toilets, new kitchen, new wood laminate on the floors, and the bar has been redesigned with a light oak top whilst the brick facing has been retained. The garden will be enclosed for the summer months. An extra hand pump has been added and they are negotiating with Charles Wells to provide a beer to accompany Doombar and a rotating guest.
- Peterborough Sports & Leisure
651 Lincoln Road
Members club, built by Brotherhood's after World War II and was called Brotherhood's Club. Club bar, children's room and large function room. Sky Sports on big screen. Pool, darts and Northants skittles played. Live music and performers at weekends.
- 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, a large selection of ciders and choice of 50 plus 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
Originally opened by Charles Wells as HGs in the mid-1990s with traditional decor but making use of the HG Wells theme with paintings and features relating to his books. Reopened in August 2009 as the Grapevine, taking its name from a pub nearby which closed in the early 1980s (now Argos). The pub closed in 2012 and re-opened in July 2013 after a refurbishment as Clarkes Restaurant. Charles Wells returned it back into a pub in August 2017, featuring Pizza, Pots and Pints.
- Ramblewood Inn
Formerly the stables of Orton Hall, itself now a Best Western hotel. Cosy, comfortable atmosphere with well regarded conservatory restaurant and attractive gardens. L-shaped bar plus quiet booths in the corridor. The old stable room has horse tack on the wall, a vintage red telephone box and live sports on a big screen. Children welcome. Disabled toilet. Real Ale will only be available at weekends, until all Covid restrictions are lifted.
- 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. Now more like a traditional pub. Walls adorned with photographs showing the career of Sir Henry Royce. Five handpumps with one set aside for cider. They intend to have more local ales in the future. Two craft beers available. Children welcome until 8pm. Wednesday is music night. Accepts the new CAMRA vouchers
- Stafford Hall Club
Oakademy member. Card carrying CAMRA members welcome on payment of £1 but real ale is always available.
8B Church Street
Micro pub and bottle shop opened on 4th July after conversion from a betting shop. All draft beers are either KeyKeg or purely keg, but the staff can't advise which is which. Cans and bottles available. Wine and spirits also served.
- 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.
- West Ward Bowls Club Fulham Road Peterborough PE3 9EJ (01733) 566600
322 Eastfield Road
Built in 1914 with one large carpeted lounge. Pool table. Quieter area at far end with leather furniture. Several TVs showing Sky Sports. Good value food available from the Cookhouse menu. Children welcome.
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.
- 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. Offers eight 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, Cheapskate Tuesday (all ales £3) and a quiz every Thursday. Regularly helps to brew house specials with local brewery, Miletree.
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. Only one guest at present. 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 stonebaked pizza oven (April - October). Live music at weekends. Filled rolls usually 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. Four beers are dispensed via hand-pumps. An extensive menu and specials board. Beers from the nearby Digfield brewery. Third-pint glasses are available, giving the opportunity to taste a wider variety of beer. Happy hour between 6pm and 8pm every Monday.
- 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.
- Three Horse Shoes
50 Little Whyte
Nicknamed "the Kickers". Large, modern sports bar with several comfortable seating areas. The walls are adorned with film and music posters and several TVs for sporting events. Popular with younger clientele. Pool table. Occasional guest beer. Runs a happy hour.
- 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
- Ramsey St Marys
201 Herne Road
Ramsey St Marys
T-shaped building with hipped gables built in 1950s to replace old White Lion. Photographs of local flooding and the old pub. Original 50s bar area, with separate rooms for pool and darts, large restaurant/function room. Reopened Dec 1st 2017. Real ale sometimes available.
- Lion 201 Herne Road Ramsey St Marys PE26 2TB (01733) 844386
- Shuckburgh Arms
Stone-built pub near the village hall consisting of a bar with real fire and restaurant. This pub is run by the local community with shareholders and a small committee. Red Kites often visible from large rear garden and the village cricket pitch is close by. Outside there is a covered patio area with bar and handpump. Popular well-priced food. Pub grub night on Wednesday; fish and chip night Thursday. Bluegrass music on the 3rd Thursday of the month. Up to five real ales available, usually from local breweries. The pub is named after the Reverend John Shuckburgh, whose cousin George Capron bought Southwick in 1841. The World Conker Festival is held here in October and the pub cricket team plays throughout the summer. In Jan/Feb Wed-Fri only open 12-2 5-11
- Shuckburgh Arms Main Street Southwick PE8 5BL ku.oc.buphgrubkcuhs@ofni(01832) 272044
- Blackstones Social Club
The Sportsfield, Lincoln Road
Push penny current World Champion is a member here. Free entry to CAMRA members.
- Bull & Swan
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 (£200,000) in 2010, reopening it in January 2011. Run by the Hillbrooke hotel chain. Seven themed guest rooms. Separate dining room.
- 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. Always 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 Everards pub with L-shaped bar, pool table, live sport on big screens, and quieter, comfortable lounge area in corner. Reopened in summer 2014 after a refurbishment.
- Jolly Brewer
1 Foundry Road
A locals' pub dating back to 1830 and twice local CAMRA 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 a beer festival in the autumn while pub games, including the World Pushpenny Championships, are a feature. Six handpumps dispense LocAles, national ales and the pub's own Baker's Dozen beers. One handpump is devoted to real cider, usually Old Rosie, and a range of malt whiskies is available.
- Kings Head
19 Maiden Lane
A compact 19th century pub just off the High Street. This is a one-roomed, but split-level house, featuring a wood-burning stove and wooden-beamed ceiling as well as a pleasant patio area to the rear. The pub operates a "one barrel" policy with five constantly changing ales from the length and breadth of the country. Over 400 were promoted in the first two years of the scheme. Popular with diners at lunchtime.
- 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. Suffered severe damage from Storm Doris in 2017 but all fixed now.
- Paten & Co
7 All Saints Place
Town centre pub on three floors popular with the younger set. Old building, once called the Marsh Harrier and more recently the Periwig. Re-opened Nov 2017 with a stripped-back, urban, industrial theme. There is an open plan kitchen with a charcoal oven on the first floor, and a collection of film posters near the toilets on the top floor. Only the one real ale now but up to 11 craft ales.
- 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. Three handpumps serve beers from local and micro breweries. More ales are available direct from the cask, on demand. Good menu that includes pizzas with unusual toppings. 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. Restaurant open 12-2, 6.30-9.30; 12-2.30, 7-9 Sun. Modern British cuisine from the menu and specials board. Twenty two rooms available. Guest beers from Digfield and Oakham Ales.
- 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 6 real ales.
- 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.notlitsllebeht@noitpecer(01733) 241066
- Stoke Doyle
- Shuckburgh Arms
Stoke Doyle Road
Following a complete refurbishment, the pub/restaurant now has a contempory edge and stylish new interior. The original Inglenook Fireplace with woodburner, exposed beams and stained glass windows remain as traditional features. The family garden has a large play area for children and marvellous views of the surrounding countryside. There are several alpacas in the field adjacent to the garden. Produce is sourced locally, where possible. Bed & breakfast available.
- Shuckburgh Arms Stoke Doyle Road Stoke Doyle PE8 5TG ku.oc.smra-hgrubkcuhs@narf(01832) 272339
- 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
- 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. Hours are listed as 11am to close so they may stop open after 11pm.
- Whistle Stop Main Road Tallington PE9 4RN (01780) 749390
- 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
- Dog In A Doublet
Reputedly haunted 200-year-old pub located in the Fens, one-and-a-half miles north of Whittlesey. Reopened in December 2011 after a refurbishment. L-shaped bar area with dartboard, two fires, leather sofa and armchair. Two handpumps, with a dark beer usually available. Wooden sculptures on the walls. Restaurant at rear. Food served daily. Opens for breakfast at 7am. Bar snacks, accommodation and camping available.
- Rose & Crown
2 Wisbech Road
Former coaching inn and hotel. Golf placques, trophies and old photos of the local area adorn the walls of the central lounge and bar. Other rooms include a restaurant and a public bar with pool table at the rear. Three of the four real ales available and change regularly. Beer garden. The pub sponsors the Rose & Crown Golf Society. One of the guest ales is always from Tydd Steam or Oakham Ales.
- Dog In A Doublet Northside Thorney PE6 0RW moc.liamg@danigod(01733) 202256
- Thorpe Waterville
- Fox Inn
Pleasant and modern Charles Wells pub situated on the A605. Comfortable, light and airy bar/lounge area with mirrors and hunting pictures on the wall. Separate restaurant but bar snacks also available. Closes early if there is a lack of customers. Opens with Sunday hours for Bank Holiday Mondays.
- Fox Inn Thorpe Waterville NN14 3ED ku.oc.ellivretaweprohtnnixof@itneg(01832) 720274
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
Re-opened in 2017 with new owning company after a small refurbishment, having been closed for four months. Cosy bar area with beamed ceiling, comfy leather sofas, tub chairs, high tables, fireplace and books. Separate restaurant area. Patio and beer garden. Three cask ales on offer, always with a couple from Nene Valley. Traditional cider on handpull. Northamptonshire skittles played, with league matches on some Mondays. Catering for vegetarians, pescatorians, vegans and the gluten intolerant.
- Wheatsheaf 1 North Street Titchmarsh NN14 3DH (01832) 732203
- Toft House Hotel
Two roomed bar offering tables and comfy chairs and sofas. Real fire. Three handpumps serve two regulars and a guest beer.
- Toft House Hotel Toft Toft PE10 0JT (01778) 590614
- 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
Stone-built, thatched free-house, established 1681. Cosy, olde worlde 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
- Kings Head
17th century inn beside the River Nene with a large paddock and 100m of river frontage. Mooring is available to patrons and is £5 per night. They have a Northants skittles table. The popular Nene Way and Lyveden Way footpaths are close by. Well known for food, with the menu changing regularly and a daily specials board. Al fresco dining is popular in the summer. Real ales on offer always include local breweries.
- 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.
Stone built coaching inn dating from 1632. Now an up-market hotel with impressive conference facilities in a rural setting close to the A1. Tack shop in the grounds and the local fox hunt used to set off from here. Attractive gardens with petanque court.
- 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
Small, olde worlde bar with piano and fireplace, and separate lounge dining room. Home cooked food available every day except Mon. Large beer garden. The toilet block used to be a fish and chip shop.
- Red Lion Peterborough Road Warmington PE8 6TN moc.liamg@notgnimrawnoildereht(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.
- Shoulder of Mutton
12 Chapel Road
This large, friendly pub has two large bar areas, a locals bar at the front and events room to the rear. The front bar was originally three rooms which have been made into one, with an open fire at one end. In 2014 a microbrewery started in the cellar, and although most of the production is now off-site, it is still regularly used. Features home made Serbian food and Friday is fish and chips night. All beers on the six handpumps are from local breweries. Received a CAMRA branch Gold Award in December 2015.
- 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 moc.liamtoh@gnipeedtsewnoildereht(01778) 347190
- 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
Built in the late 1700s, originally called the George and Star. Underwent significant alterations in the mid-19th century and became a Grade II listed building in 1974. Was a popular locals haunt with basic bar and comfortable lounge. Closed and unloved for some time until bought by JD Wetherspoon. Opened 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.
- Ivy Leaf Club
Members' club comprising a large function room with a stage for entertainment, and a smaller bar room with TV. Up to three real ales available (Greene King and Courage usually), with more during Straw Bear festival in early January. Function room for up to 300 people is available to hire. Cash bingo Monday and Wednesday nights.
- 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). Always five and up to ten ciders/perries available. Quiz nights held alternate Tuesdays and Sundays. Holds popular charity events.
- 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.
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 are well known for delicious home cooked food and also offer weekend entertainment in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Inconsistent - 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. Quiz night on Thursdays. Discos at the weekend. 20p a pint discount to card carrying CAMRA members.
- Dukes Head
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. Now under new management (Aug 2nd 2019) and two handpumps dispense ales.
- Gallery House New Inn Yard, 9 Union Street Wisbech PE13 1DJ (01945) 475767
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. Five real ales from the Greene King portfolio are sold.
- Hare & Hounds Hotel
Listed coaching house that once had stabling for 60 horses. Now a lively, loud pub with four televisions catering for the younger element and the rugby crowd. Sympathetic restoration in late 2010 due to fire at Phoenix Hotel next door.
- Kings Head
13 Old Market
Listed buiding that was a pub in 1715. Small front bar decorated with drawings of the heads of various Kings, larger comfortable lounge and patio overlooking the river Nene. Original Elgood's stained glass windows. Lounge is used as a heavy rock music venue. 20p off a pint to card carrying CAMRA members.
257 Lynn Road
Thought to be late 19th century. Probably named after engines that were kept at the back and let out for threshing rather than a railway engine. Was a two roomed members club but now a free house as of Jan 2015.
- Potting Shed
Mile Tree Lane
A new bar at the Secret Garden, on Mile Tree Lane. Beers from Mile Tree Brewery, who used to be on the site, but have moved to bigger premises. All of the spirits are distilled on site by Fen Spirits. The pub is Covid secure with lots of covered outside drinking including the bar area and they have installed infared 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.
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 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.
- Lancaster Club
152 Main Street
Club provides a friendly and informal atmosphere for RAF personnel and associate members, plus their guests. (RAFA Club). Function room (holds 80) for hire. Entertainment weekly on Saturdays. Quiz nights. Chess club meet Wednesdays at 7.30pm. New members welcome. Selection of real ales including Digfield and Oakham Ales.
- 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. Quiz night Thursday, karaoke one Friday a month.
- Duck & Drake 34 Main Street Yaxley PE7 3LY ku.oc.oohay@regnardnop(01733) 240476