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Bread & Bitter, Nottingham

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
153 Woodthorpe Drive
Mapperley
Postal town: Nottingham
NG3 5JL

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Reviews (Current Rating Average: 9 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines


Alex Conway left this review about Bread & Bitter

A castle rock pub and one of the very best in Nottingham. 12 real ales available with London pride, harvest pale, elsie mo and screech owl always available along with another 2 or three from the castle rock range, the rest are all ever changing guests. The beers are always in good condition and have recently been reduced by 20-30p a pint due to castle rock scrapping their loyalty card. This means most beers are £3 or under with harvest pale £2.70, preservation £2.90, black gold £2.50 and sherrifs tipple £2.40. There guest beers are usually very exciting and recently featured Chiswick bitter, very un-exciting for many from the south but a rarity and a real treat for us further up.
All in all an excellent pub and by far the best pub on Mapperly top, only thing stopping this being a 10 is its bare eating side that is a bit plain and lifeless if you ever end up their when the bar area is too busy which can be often, but really I am picking this is an excellent pub and well with a visit. An 8.5

On 13th March 2020 - rating: 8
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custodian 42 left this review about Bread & Bitter

Now this is a pub worth countless revisits. I have been in this place numerous times despite me living in Leeds. It's a Castle Rock pub with the best selection of their beers I have seen and there are various guest beers on offer. As per usual, I had Screech Owl which was excellent. Get yourselves in there if you like decent beer.

On 7th January 2018 - rating: 9
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Real Ale Ray left this review about Bread & Bitter

We had received a good few recommendations to visit the Bread and Bitter and have to say we were not disappointed. This large Castle Rock pub had 12 handpumps offering a lot of good beer. A nice suprise was to find Jarrow Brewery Red Ellen, which slipped down nicely. Friendly bar staff here, and the customers were also friendly and chatty. Well worth a visit.

On 15th April 2013 - rating: 9
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Alan Winfield left this review about Bread & Bitter

The Bread and Bitter was opened a couple of years ago and is in an old bakery it is in the middle of mapperley and behind the Plainsman pub once inside the floors are stone and there are several different drinking areas,this is a Castle Rock pub so i tried Harvest Pale which is a very good drink there was also about 8 other handpumps on the bar some castle Rock beers and other micro brewery beers. This pub is well worth finding and i think most real ale buffs would be very happy to have a few here i was.

On 10th July 2010 - rating: 9
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andrew parr left this review about Bread & Bitter

Excellent pub that was once a bakery.Old ovens are still in the pub.very good choice of beer.

On 20th June 2010 - rating: 10
[User has posted 105 recommendations about 100 pubs]