Draper's Arms29-31 Cowgate
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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.