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Submitted on Saturday, 16th September 2017
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The Gas Tap, Melton Mowbray Town, Melton Mowbray

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11a Burton Street
Melton Mowbray
LE13 1AE
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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Gas Tap

The photo on the wall behind the bar area, depicts this micropub and the space next door, originally trading as a haberdashery store. Both units have the rather interesting bow shaped windows at the entrances. The pub was recently a sandwich shop, about two years ago.
The Gas Tap opens at 2pm on a Saturday, which I think is quite late in the day.
The interior has a small front room with a counter in the back right hand corner, which had one keg serving Adnam's lager. Their cask ales was served from stillage along the left hand wall. There was a small storage area out the back, which was untidy and wouldn't take much of an effort to tidy it up. Further into the corner you can find the loo.
Five ales to choose from, so I went for the Brewsters Hophead, which was on the turn, so my next choice was the Market Harborough Super Hop, which was ok, but slightly tired and flat. The further ales were two from Mr Grundy Derby and a local beer brewed by a local science teacher who popped into the pub and announced himself as the proud brewer of his Beardy Monkey Melton Ginger Ale, which wasn't to my taste. Oh dear I wasn't having a good visit.

On 20th September 2017 - rating: 6
[User has posted 2586 recommendations about 2586 pubs]

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Melton Mowbray, 0.24 miles, 4 min walk (show)
Oakham, 10.81 miles, 3 hr 28 min walk (show)
Syston, 10.9 miles, 3 hr 30 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Gas Tap, Melton Mowbray
6th Nov 2017, 21:19
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6th Nov 2017, 17:13
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10p per pint - last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes - Until 6 p.m. - last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes - Small dogs only - last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : Yes last updated 13 June 2016 by Aqualung .
  • Pinball : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 13 June 2017 by ROB Camra
Opening Hours
Sunday2pm - 10pm
MondayClosed
TuesdayClosed
Wednesday3pm - 10pm
Thursday4pm - 10pm
Friday3pm - 10pm
Saturday1pm - 10pm
Hours according to Facebook page, please check before making a special visit
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Last inspected: April 20th 2016
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