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Yarn, Nottingham Central, Nottingham

Pub added by Real Ale Ray
Theatre Square
Nottingham
NG1 5ND
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Alex Conway left this review about Yarn

The Yarn is the newest venture from Castle rock and is a stylish new bar/pub in the former Theatre bar at the Theatre Royal/Royal Concert Hall. Bing Castle rock I obviously had very high expectations and on Opening night things seemed pretty good with Five Castle Rock beers and five Guests as well as a long back wall of Crat keg. This visit we had Pints of Castle Rocks Preservation (£3.60) and Black Sheep’s Special Bitter (£3.80) which i a lot more than any other castle rock charges for their beers but I suppose the added premium of being part of the Theatre has added to this. The bar itself is one long room with the bar running down most of the right hand side with small tables in the middle of the room for both diners and drinkers. The decor is all pretty modern and much more bar like than any of their traditional pubs. On a return visit the other night things not so great. Full of old theatre goers eating dinner not helped by the hard furnishings making a harsh atmosphere and my punt of harvest Pale (by far the biggest selling beer in ay castle rock pub) was old and tired and definitely not up to usual castle rock high standards. To make things worse I was hideously overcharged but to the managers credit he did refund the difference as soon as I showed my receipt. Passing a few weeks ago i did peer in on a Tuesday evening and also noted only two of ten hand pulls in operation which is a bad sign. I think castle rock need to whip this place into shape pretty son before it get a bad rap. Judging by last visit there is a fair room for improvement. Charging those prices should be followed up by good beer. The guest beer is a good selection so I would give this another chance. Could be good if you caught it right.

On 17th May 2018 - rating: 7
[User has posted 417 recommendations about 417 pubs]


Real Ale Ray left this review about Yarn

A recently opened new cafe bar incorporated within the Theatre Royal and Concert Hall Complex. The interior is modern with large picture windows, a mix of dark grey and white walls with an almost white timber floor. Blackboards across the front of bar list daily food menus and daily specials. Two banks of five handpumps, with five from Castle Rock, three guest ales and two ciders. We went for the Shiny Brewery New World and Blue Bee Pale Ale.

On 10th April 2018 - rating: 7
[User has posted 2580 recommendations about 2580 pubs]

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Nottingham, 0.82 miles, 15 min walk (show)
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3rd Oct 2018, 09:56
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2nd Oct 2018, 19:50
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  • Accommodation : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - Discount amount not stated by Nottingham CAMRA - last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 08 April 2018 by ROB Camra
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