Lincolnshire Poacher
161-163 Mansfield Road
(0115) 941 1584


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Lincolnshire Poacher  

A Castle Rock pub it serves three of their ales plus Everards and nine guest ales.

If you don't like beer then there is a fine selection of whisky.

You cant miss this pub, it is further up the road from the Victoria shopping centre and almost opposite Richer Sounds. Take the road to the park and you are there.

As it is such an attraction it can get busy at times, though Saturday lunchtime was not busy when we visited. Beer tickers travel from far and wide to visit, so be prepared for a squeeze at the busy times. This is in part due to the small nature of the pub with two separate rooms. The front bar has a wooden floor with posters on the walls, as befitting its old-fashioned aura. Seating is a mixture of benches and stools, with a standing area in front of the bar. Go through to the snug at the rear.

When it is quiet you can also indulge in a few traditional pub games. Seating here is chairs and stools.

Further on there is a conservatory and outdoor terrace, which while small, does catch the sun - when it shines.

Food is served both lunchtime and evenings (Monday to Saturday 12-9, Sunday 12-5) - menu's change daily with plenty of choice for vegetarians.

No accommodation here.

Access for the disabled is not good, due in part to the narrow and small nature of the pub layout.

Also try:

Hole in the Wall & Golden Fleece.
The Glebe 100 yard down the hill from the Poacher.



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The Vat and Fiddle, 12-14
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Sun 12-10.30pm. Food: during open hours. Beer: 5 regular plus 5 guests. Range of
whiskies, traditional cider. outdoor drinking area of picnic tables next to

nottingham vat and fiddle  

nottingham vat and fiddle

Horse and Groom, Radford Road. Beer:
up to 7 ales. Food during week. Open All day.

The Forest Tavern, 257 Mansfield
Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FT. (0115) 947 5650 Open: Mon-Tue 4-11pm, Wed-Sat
12-11pm, Sun 12-10.30pm. Food: when open. Beer: 4 regulars plus 1 guest.
Traditional cider.

Hotel Deu2S, Sherwood Rise, nr Clarendon
college, Nottingham.

Malt Cross Music Hall, 16 St James
Street, Nottingham NG1 6FG. (0115) 941 1048. Open: Mon-Fri 10-11pm, Sat 10-5pm,
7-11pm, Sun closed. Admission charge Wed-Sat after 7pm. Food: Mon-Sat 11-4pm
Food also served till 8p.30pm on show nights. Beer: 3 regular, 3 guests.
Disabled access, balcony.

The Maze, 270 North Sherwood St,
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Food: available throughout opening hours. Beer: 4 regular plus 1 guest. Live

The Victoria Hotel, Dovecote Lane,
Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 1JG. (0115) 922 3537. Open: Mon-Sat 11-11pm, Sun
12-10.30pm. Food: 12-9pm No smoking area. Beer: 4 regular, up to 8 guests,
always a mild. Traditional cider, range of whiskies. Large beer garden

The Red Lion, Alfreton Rd, Canning
Circus, Nottingham. (0115) 952 0309. Open: 11-11pm. Food: 12-2.30pm, Sun 11-2pm.
Beer: 8 real ales.

The Globe, 152 London Road,
Nottingham. (0015) 9866881. Open: 11-11pm. Food: available. Beer: real ales.

The News House, 123 Canal Street.
(0115) 950 2419. Tynemill Pub. On Canal St near the railway station and the
Indoor Arena. Big screen sports TV, bar billiards, darts and lunchtime food.
Available for private hire.

Other Accommodation:

Hillcrest Guest House, 24 Gill St, Nottingham,
Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FY. Tel: 0115 941 8135

Adams Castle View Guest House, 85 Castle Boulevard,
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 1FE. Tel: 0115 950 0022

Cilla Guest House, 19 Arthur St, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire,
NG7 4DW. Tel: 0115 978 1891

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