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The Hop Pole, Nottingham

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
2 High Road
Beeston
Postal town: Nottingham
NG9 4AE
Phone: 01159251174
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Old Boots left this review about The Hop Pole

Two room pub with public to left on entering, didn’t get into the front room due to plague rules. It appears to have quarry tiles, wood lined walls and machines but I couldn’t see any further. The main sign says “micro brewed cask ales”, and inside are eight pulls with mostly small or local or both, the biggest brewer here was Castle Rock with a Thornbridge coming next, Grasshopper, Charnwood, Dancing Duck and Purity were among the six beers on. beer was good so I stayed for a couple. The back room is decorated with tongue & groove with tasteful wallpaper above and a mix of bench seating and separate tables. Good bunch of sweary bantering locals in on my visit. Probably not enough pumps for Nottingham Camra to put it in their book.

On 29th September 2020 - no rating submitted
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Mark Davey left this review about The Hop Pole

06/07/17.
Still a great pub, spanking pint o Ay-Up from Dancing Duck and as always, a pristine pint of Castle Rock Harvest Pale. Keep it up chaps.

16/03/16
last call on a crawl round Beeston and as usual, the Hop Pole was perfect. One of the best pints of Harvest pale in the country (see picture)

21/03/14
Popped in here a couple of weeks ago to kill an hour waiting for the new Bartons Comedy club to open. The Hop Pole is a great little boozer serving 3 or 4 decent ales on rotation, as well as the usual tap fiz. On my last visit, I had Castle Rock Harvest Pale and a beautiful pint of Timothy Taylor Landlord. the pub has 2 rooms, but we nearly always go in the back as the fromt room has a bit of a locals only atmosphere, although this feeling might just be my perception. Nice friendly staff and half right wine according to the Mrs. the pub does lots of live music and open mic nights, but I have never stayed long enough to sample any. there is a small beer garden out the back, which is a real sun trap in the evening. the toilets let the place down a bit and could do with a renovation. Excellent place to pop in on the way to and from Beeston if you live in Chilwell and far superior to the Chequers accross the road. Will call again and again.

Continue to frequent the Hop Pole. Always a 7 point boozer

On 13th August 2017 - rating: 8
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Alex Conway left this review about The Hop Pole

The hop pole is located a five minute walk out of Beeston town centre along the tram tracts. Upon entering through the door at the side of the pub there are two rooms separated by walls with a central bar that serves either sides. We went right into the bar area while the larger bar/lou8nge to the left had a lot more chairs and tables and a live band on. The pub was all hard wood which I sometimes find a little uncomfortable but the comfy bench seating was nice and it was very warm and cosy on a cold winter’s night. There was a good selection of real ales between the two bar but conveniently they display every beer available on both bars (more than one clip per pump, to show their full range) a practice that I think more pubs should do to stop people missing out on potential beers because they didn’t check the other bar. The beers available on my visit were the always available Harvest pale (re badged hop pole harvest and said to be one of the best kept harvest pales in notts), Castle rock’s Elsie Mo, bath Ales Bansey, Petrich Death valley and Charnwood Vixen. I opted for a Vixen at £3.35 which is probably slightly more than the average for Nottingham but this is Beeston and prices do tend to be a bit more round here but the beer was in great nick and a very enjoyable pint, they do look after their beers here. Overall I nice experience and with the Chequers across the road a good place to start or finish a crawl around Beeston, I will be returning here.

On 7th December 2016 - rating: 7
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Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
Beeston, 0.79 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Attenborough, 1.48 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Nottingham, 4.06 miles, 1 hr 18 min walk (show)
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29th Sep 2020, 12:09
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29th Sep 2020, 12:09
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 15p per pint Sunday to Thursday only - last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : No last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : Yes - Saturdays - last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : Yes - Wednesday - last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 10 June 2017 by ROB Camra
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