Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Pub Guide

Branch area pubs selling real ale

  • Allington
    • Welby Arms The Green Allington NG32 2EA Telephone(01400) 281361

      Over looking the village green this welcoming cosy village pub is ideal base to explore local attractions, Belvoir Castle and Belton House. The ensuite accomadation overlooks the enclosed rear patio area. The bar serving four real ales, the guest ales are listed on the blackboard. The bar is split into three areas with a seperate resturant.

  • Ancaster
    • Ancaster Social Club Ermine Street Ancaster NG32 3PW Telephone(01400) 230896

      Voted Grantham CAMRA Club of the Year since 2012 and was Lincolnshire Club of the year 2013 this village venue is home to numerous sporting teams and hosts local cup finals The excellent well kept Wells Bombardier is supplemented by one rotating cask ale. There is an airy conservatory and outside seating area overlooking the sports fields.

    • Railway Inn 135 Ermine Street Ancaster NG32 3QN Telephone(01400) 230291

      At the northern end of the village this pub serves authentic Chinese food, takeaway available.

    • Woody's Bar Willoughby Road Ancaster NG32 3RT Telephone(01400) 230552

      A popular lakeside bar in the grounds of Woodland Waters, (open to the public) serving three beers. There is a large outside patio area with views over the lake.

  • Aswardby
    • Tally Ho London Road Aswardby NG34 8SA Telephone(01529) 455170

      The Tally Ho Inn is believed to have been built around 1750 and was originally a working farm and the Estate Manager's House to the Aswarby Estate who still own the freehold to this day. It is also believed that the building did not become an inn until after the Second World War in 1945. The former stables, barn and dairy were converted in 1982 to six letting rooms, all containing en-suite and all of which have undergone a full refurbishment in May 2015.

  • Barkston
    • Stag Inn Church Street Barkston NG32 2NB Telephone(01400) 251363

      A popular village pub

  • Barrowby
    • White Swan, Main Street Barrowby NG32 1BH Telephone(01476) 562375

      Welcoming village local well worth visiting. Close to the A1/A52 the cheerful landlord is an active CAMRA member and has been Mine Host for over twenty years. The pub boasts a comfortable lounge which is separated from the public bar where the friendly locals can play darts or pool. There is a pleasant secluded garden area and a heated smoking shelter. As well as the regular beers, over one hundred guest beers have been available in the past year. Please visit to survey this pub

  • Burton Coggles
    • Cholmeley Arms Village Street Burton Coggles NG33 4JP Telephone(01476) 550225

      The Cholmeley Arms is an Award Winning Country Pub set in an acre of grounds in the centre of the pretty Conservation Area Village of Burton-le-Coggles, between Stamford and Grantham in South Lincolnshire only a few miles off the A1. With 4 excellent ground floor rooms available in an annex it is an ideal stopping off point for those travelling up and down the country, or the perfect place to stay if you're exploring the local area. The Cholmeley Arms has been run by John and Lesley Berry since 2009, and they have bought this lovely old Pub back to life, with a combination of great food at a good price, comfortable rooms, a friendly team and a welcoming atmosphere.

  • Castle Bytham
    • Castle Inn High Sreet Castle Bytham NG33 4RZ Telephone(01780) 411223

      One of the original public houses in an historic village, the decor consists of old oak beams, period furnishings and walls hung with antique prints. This 17thC gem has Summer Lightening permanently on sale with regularly changing guest ales sourced regionally and nationally. An excellent menu: home-made food cooked on a wood-fired stove in the bar is available evenings and lunchtime.

    • Fox & Hounds 6 High Street Castle Bytham NG33 4RZ Telephone(01780) 410336

      This welcoming, friendly village local has been in the same family for over 20 years. The regular beers on the bar are Marston's Pedigree, plus up to three guests, which are typically Oakham's JHB and Timothy Taylor's Landlord. The excellent home cooked food is supplemented by curry nights sourced from Bombay Cottage (Stamford)

  • Caythorpe
    • Red Lion 62 High Street Caythorpe NG32 3DN Telephone(01400) 272632

      A sympathetically refurbished 17th century inn full of charm, complimented by modern décor with a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Great pub food, freshly prepared to quality restaurant standards, always with well kept beer and a good selection of wine to match. Dog friendly with an outdoor seating area overlooked by the nearby church spire this pub is a real gem in the countryside.

    • Waggon & Horses High Street Caythorpe NG32 3DR Telephone(01400) 272365

      Everyone is welcome to the family and dog-friendly Waggon & Horses. Come along to enjoy great drinks, delicious food and a friendly atmosphere in our traditional yet newly-refurbished pub and restaurant Live sports are shown for the avid supporters, and watch out for our many events running throughout the year.

  • Claypole
    • Five Bells 95 Main Street Claypole NG23 5BJ Telephone(01636) 626261

      This is a popular and very well supported village pub. Four beers and two ciders are always available at the bar with the guest ales sourced predominantly from local micros. The pub holds an annual beer festival (June) There is a large public bar and a small lounge and restaurant serving delicious home cooked food. Outside there is a spacious beer garden and children's play area There are four EnSite rooms available

  • Colsterworth
    • White Lion 31 High Street Colsterworth NG33 5NE Telephone(01476) 861466

      A warm friendly local, offering good value home cooked food and a choice of real ale

  • Corby Glen
    • Fighting Cocks 13 Market Place Corby Glen NG33 4NH Telephone(01476) 552186

      An eighteenth century village hostelry serving well kept Bateman Beers and home cooked bar meals, The Fighting Cocks is an attractive, character pub situated in the heart of Corby Glen. The village is close to the A1 and so the pub is easily accessible.

    • Woodhouse Arms 2 Bourne Road Corby Glen NG33 4NS Telephone(01476) 552452

      Recently tastefully refurbished and reopened this old coaching Inn serves 4 real ales. There is a pleasant beer garden and live music at the weekends.

  • Denton
    • Welby Arms Church Street Denton NG32 1LG Telephone(01476) 870304

      Reopened June 2022.

      By the Village Green, this welcoming cosy village pub is the ideal base from which to explore the local attractions of Belvoir Castle and Belton House. There is a large bar area and plenty of nooks and corners for people seeking a quieter ambience.

      Bar menu and changing specials available most days. Sunday is lunch service 12-4 and then bar/burger menu only 5-8pm

  • Dry Doddington
    • Wheatsheaf Main Street Dry Doddington NG23 5HU Telephone(01400) 281458

      Nestled in the picture-postcard village of Dry Doddington, the Wheatsheaf Inn is well known for its excellent service, food, wine and well-kept ales.Your local village pub is back with real ales, a great selection of wines and spirits, with classic pub food, a welcoming log fire, pool table and darts board, beer garden with outside bar and and childrens play area, plus we are dog friendly. where better to relax after work or at the weekend. Regulars and Camra members get 10% off everything.

  • Edenham
    • Five Bells Main Street Edenham PE10 0LL Telephone(01778) 591111

      First built in the late 19th century this stone built country pub has recently been rescued from closure by owner and landlady Alison Hudson. After being closed for a number of years, Alison bought the pub and invested heavily to bring a fresh, clean and tastefully modern twist to the village establishment. Now with a light and airy feel the Five Bells provides the perfect country stop for a pint of real ale, cup of coffee or a bite to eat. There is food for all tastes, from a lunch menu for light bites during the day, through to the full restaurant menu serving well executed traditional cuisine in to be enjoyed in the bar or in the separate restaurant area at the back of the pub.The pub is open to everyone and prides itself on offering a relaxed and friendly atmosphere with friendly, welcoming service. With two roaring open log fires the main bar provides the perfect place to share a drink with friends or to enjoy some peace and quiet with a coffee and a good book.Sister pub to Ye Olde Bertie Arms, Uffington.

  • Folkingham
    • New Inn 10 West Street Folkingham NG34 0SW Telephone(01529) 497211

      This grade ii listed village local has large beer garden and serves home cooked food. Family friendly and full of atmosphere, they have Sky and BT Sports TV, a pool table and darts board. With an ever changing choice of well kept Real Ales available this village pub is well worth a visit.

  • Fulbeck
    • Fulbeck Sports Club Cliff Road (A607) Fulbeck NG32 3JP

      Bright and friendly Sports and Social Club. The main bar is full of memorabillia and looks out over the cricket pitch. With seating out the front and parking to the side this Sports club is well set for supporting its team. Batemans XB on all year round and Guest Ales available during the Summer months. All visitors welcome. Check the facebook page for any events throughout the year.

    • Hare & Hounds The Green Fulbeck NG32 3JJ Telephone(01400) 273322

      In the heart of the village this recently refurbished pub offers a range of real ales and a menu using locally produced produce.

  • Grantham
    • Angel & Royal High Street Grantham NG31 6PN Telephone(01476) 565816

      There has been a hostelry on the site since the 11th Century. The hotel is famous for King John holding court on several occasions. In more recent times it became one of the great coaching Inns on the Great North Road. The main hotel bar has 2 handpumps.The beers on the bar are predominantly from LocAle brewer Oldershaw.

    • Avenue Hotel 32-33 Avenue Road Grantham NG31 6TH Telephone(01476) 561876

      A small popular hotel bar close to the town centre. The bar is open to non-residents and welcomes all. Currently a single handpull that the landlord keeps on top form and likes to change regularly.

    • Beehive 10-11 Castlegate Grantham NG31 6SE Telephone(01476) 404554

      Famous for its living sign, this two room pub dates back to the eighteenth century. With a main bar, pool table and a large terraced beer garden to the rear of the pub this Town pub with superbly kept ales is well worth a visit. The beers are sourced from local award winning Grantham brewery Newby Wyke and changing guest ales. The pub also has accommodation available to book online.

    • Belton Woods Hotel Belton Woods Grantham NG32 2LN Telephone(01476) 593200

      Part of the Q Green Group of hotels, the hotel has 3 golf courses (2 of which are Championship courses) and a driving range. The Claret Jug golf course bar offers a changing hand pull but the main hotel bar doesn’t offer any.

    • Black Dog 19 Watergate Grantham NG31 6NS Telephone(01476) 978507

      With a large welcoming friendly interior This Marstons pub has four hand pulls serving beers from the Marstons portfolio Quality food is served daily (look out for the daily specials board) Quiz night is Thursday night Three big screens show live sporting events with a fourth in the beer garden for the sports addicts

    • Blue Pig 9 Vine Street Grantham NG31 6RQ Telephone(01476) 574502

      One of the two remaining half timbered buildings in the town. The pub has recently been internally refurbished, now serving a range of ales.

    • Chameleon at the Kings 11, Westgate Grantham NG31 6LT Telephone(01476) 563399

      The previously named Kings Arms is a very attractive pub situated in the heart of the market town of Grantham. This is a one room operation with areas suited to many functions. There is an area for food, dancing and pool. The large bar servery runs the entire length of one side of the pub. There is a large and well-fitted out kitchen. There are large screen TVs positioned in all areas of the pub which is ideal for sports viewing.

    • Chequers 25 Market Place Grantham NG31 6LR Telephone(01476) 570149

      A cosmopolitan and contemporary bar that features beers from local breweries Brewsters and Zest, other regulars include beers from Bakers Dozen, Kelham Island and Framework. Supplemented further with changing guest beers. Located on a paved side street between the High Street and the Market Square, known locally as Butchers Row, it has a relaxing atmosphere during the day and comes alive and vibrant on the evenings and weekends.

    • Eden 6 Market Place Grantham NG31 6LJ Telephone(01476) 559752

      A popular wine bar serving one ever changing real ale.

    • Eden House Hotel 130 North Parade Grantham NG31 8AU Telephone(01476) 590800

      Formerly The Kings Hotel, the premises are a sister facility to the Eden Bar in the town centre.

    • Farrier Harlaxton Road Grantham NG31 7UA Telephone(01476) 542920

      Part of the Brewers Fayre Group, this food orientated pub offers an occassional choice of two real ales.

    • Grantham Conservative Club 50 Castlegate Grantham NG31 6SN Telephone(01476) 564899

      Close to the town centre, the club serves three real ales, LocAle supplied by Oldershaw. The club holds popular quarterly Jazz Nights.

    • Grantham Railway Club Huntingtower Road Grantham NG31 7AU Telephone(01476) 564860

      A community run club voted Branch Club of The Year for 2022, 2021 and 2020, which supports Grantham's three local brewers. This former British Rail Staff Association club plays host to numerous cribbage, darts and domino teams as well as supporting various social and community organisations. There is live music every Saturday night, with a spacious back room available to hire. CAMRA members welcome. Accessible on foot following the railway underpass or in a vehicle from Huntingtower Road.

    • Harvester (formerly Muddle Go Nowhere) Barrowby Road Grantham NG31 8SR Telephone(01476) 593113

      Harvester formerly the Muddle go Nowhere, family orientated food pub, serving two real ales.

    • Lord Harrowby 65 Dudley Road Grantham NG31 9AB Telephone(01476) 563515

      A back street pub surrounded by chimney pots, a locals pub friendly and a real gem in todays world, with three rooms comprising a modern lounge and a traditional bar of Victorian style where darts and cribbage are played and a small snug. Great choice of real ales for tickers available and one cider. Two real ale and cider festivals are held each year with a real log fire in the winter creating a cosy and warm atmosphere. Previously Local CAMRA branch Town Pub of the Year.

    • Nobody Inn 9 North Street Grantham NG31 6NU Telephone(01476) 562206

      A superb example of a well run independent town pub selling a range of six beers featuring award winning LocAles from Newby Wyke,a seventh hand pump is on the bar selling cider. Popular with drinkers and sports fans alike it has five screens around the bar showing different sporting events at a volume conducive to normal conversation. Allow time to find the hidden entrance to the toilets and watch out for the spider. Only pub with its own telephone exchange!

    • Old Bank 55 High Street Grantham NG31 6NE Telephone(01476) 574920

      Recently refurbished site owned by The Stonegate Pub Company. 32 screens for all your sporting needs, showing any sport that is on from Sky Sports and ESPN. Full menu available all day every day until 10pm and breakfasts available from 10am to 12pm Monday to Saturday. Families are welcome and we have a spacious beer garden.

    • Priory 159 Dysart Road Grantham NG31 7DX Telephone07768 155766

      This large estate pub serves two real ales, there is a large beer garden to the rear of the pub.

    • Royal Queen Belton Lane Grantham NG31 9PH Telephone(01476) 564410

      The pub has a large beer garden and Children's play area. Good value food is served on the first Sunday of every month.

    • Sir Isaac Newton 7, High Street Grantham NG31 6PN Telephone(01476) 360515

      Renovated by Amber Taverns from the closed Atrium premises this is a large feature twenty four metres bar, eight large Sports Screens, a large garden area with a Sports Screen outside.

    • Three Gables Signal Road Grantham NG31 9BL Telephone(01476) 563006

      On the edge of Grantham, a well supported local community pub.

    • Tollemache Inn 17, St. Peters Hill Grantham NG31 6PY Telephone(01476) 594696

      A Wetherspoon venue, one of the first to be opened outside of London, occupying the old Co-op building and a former Grantham CAMRA Pub of the Year. Ideally situated in the town centre and next to the Museum and Arts Centre. It always has a large selection of National and local ales on an amazing fifteen hand pumps

    • Whistle Stop Micro Pub Station Road Grantham NG31 6BT

      Micropub that opened on 2nd November 2019. Situated in the former parcels office on Platform 1, with access from both the street and rail platform. Real ales are sold through three handpumps and a range of basic snacks and hot drinks is also available. There is limited outside seating on the platform too.

    • White Lion 53 Bridge End Road Grantham NG31 6JJ Telephone(01476) 562084

      A traditional family friendly pub split over two rooms. Darts is a big part of the pub and they use these games to raise money for charity. Pool teams also and all welcome to come and play. Sports TV and projector used for big events. The fun Quiz run by the landlord on a Sunday night is worth a visit. With 7 letting rooms available (family and twin) this is a great place to stop at and visit the town!

  • Great Gonerby
    • Recruiting Sergeant 10 High Street Great Gonerby NG31 8JP Telephone(01476) 562238

      Village local serving Everard's beers and home cooked food.

  • Harlaxton
    • Gregory Arms The Drift Harlaxton NG32 1AD Telephone(01470) 577076

      Situated opposite the gates of Harlaxton Manor, offers a choice of real ales and an extensive bar and restaurant menu.

  • Hough on the Hill
    • Brownlow Arms High Street Hough on the Hill NG32 2AZ Telephone(01400) 250234

      In the heart of a picturesque village in Lincolnshire, the Brownlow Arms is a 17th century country inn formerly owned by Lord Brownlow. Providing good old fashioned country hospitality and modern comforts in a tranquil and relaxing location.

  • Irnham
    • Griffin Inn 15 Bulby Road Irnham NG33 4JG Telephone(01476) 550201

      A recently refurbished two hundred year old stone built property with a bar area serving Oakham JHB and two ever-changing personally sourced Microbrewery beers with two separate dining rooms serving a wide selection of food from the traditional to the innovative. Awarded the best UK Bed and Breakfast 2012 Start of the Spring/summer vintage and classic car evenings on the 1st Wednesday of the Month (April-September)

  • Little Bytham
    • Willoughby Arms Station Road Little Bytham NG33 4RA Telephone(01780) 410276

      The Willoughby Arms is a freehouse, offering a selection of real ales from all over the country including several local micro-breweries, including Hopshackle Simarillo and Abbeydale Absolution which are the house ales and they remain accredited by Cask Marque.

  • Long Bennington
    • Reindeer 22 Main Road Long Bennington NG23 5EH Telephone(01400) 281382

      A choice of three beers can be found on the bar of this village local. The pub offers an extensive bar and restaurant menu.

    • Royal Oak 74 Main Road Long Bennington NG23 5DJ Telephone(01400) 281332

      A large open plan bar serving Marston's Ales, with a separate restaurant offering home cooked food.

    • Whittakers 96 Main Road Long Bennington NG23 5DJ Telephone(01400) 282008

      Formerly the Wheatsheaf. The pub has been transformed into an airy trendy restaurant bar, serving 2 real ales Sharp's Doom bar and Timothy Taylor's Landlord

  • Marston
    • Thorold Main Street Marston NG32 2HH Telephone(01400) 251849

      Village community owned pub, with it's own shop serving amazing home cooked food. The pub has been purchased by the local community and through many hours of hard work is thriving. The insides have been refurbished beautifully, with a flagstone floor, all wooden bar and two log burners the pub looks amazing! Booking in advance for food is strongly recommended.

  • Newton
    • Red Lion Newton Newton NG34 0EE Telephone(01529) 497256

      The Red Lion sits in the beautiful country village of Newton where it has stood for over 300 years. This is a popular village pub with good traditional home-made food (booking advised). Very friendly and helpful staff, 2 well kept changing local beers with good sensibly priced wine. The bare-boards bar with light wood counter, black beamed ceiling, roaring fire and carpeted restaurant make this an amazingly warm and welcoming pub.. There is a back terrace by the car park and a gorgeous new function room with 4 accommodation rooms.

  • Oasby
    • Houblon Arms Village Street Oasby NG32 3NB Telephone(01529) 701086

      The Houblon Inn is one of the oldest hostelries in the county, situated in the picturesque and scenic village of Oasby. This Grade II listed building was built around 1650 and was originally named ’the Old Red Lion,’ however was later renamed after Sir John Houblon, one of the main landowners in the area and the first governor of the Bank of England (His picture can be seen on the reverse of the £50 note!). With original oak beams and stone walls this inn has been restored beautifully and many of the original features remain.

  • Old Somerby
    • Fox & Hounds Grantham Road Old Somerby NG33 4AB Telephone(01476) 564121

      A large village pub, with an emphasis on good value pub food.

  • Osbournby
    • Whichcote Arms, London Road Osbournby NG34 0DG Telephone(01529) 455455

      Set back from A15 at Osbournby this former coaching inn offers bean to cup coffee, pastries and bagettes on weekdays from 9.30am until 5.00pm. Its location on A15, close to A52 makes it the ideal place to take a break from a journey, meet friends or business associates. The bar currently Aspall's Suffolk Draught Cider, Thatchers Gold, Carling & Guinness.

  • Ropsley
    • Green Man 24 High Street Ropsley NG33 4BE Telephone(01476) 585897

      Grantham CAMRA Pub of the Year 2020, 2021 and Grantham Country Pub of the year 2019, this 17th century village pub has a growing reputation for innovative food, including exotic meats, locally sourced game and seafood. Relaxed tearoom area frequented by walkers and cyclists. Pleasant tranquil beer garden also. Themed food and drink matching evenings are held regularly. Also renowned for an extensive bottled range.

  • Skillington
    • Cross Swords The Square Skillington Skillington NG33 5HB Telephone(01476) 861132

      This impressive stone building was built in the early to mid 1800’s Charlotte and Garry took over in Dec 2018. The new owners are keen to let visitors know they now welcome families and children to the pub. Quality pub food is available by booking ahead with coffee, sandwiches and cakes available Fri,Sat,Sun lunchtimes. There is a patio area with outside seating and three letting cottages are also available.

  • South Rauceby
    • Bustard Inn 44 Main Street South Rauceby NG34 8QG Telephone(01529) 488250

      The solid oak bar is the focal point of this area while the open stone fireplace and the flag stone flooring give the room warmth and character. We are passionate about our real ales and nurture our beers to ensure that all our real ale customers can enjoy the perfect pint. Currently we are serving our own label Cheeky Bustard 3.7% (brewed by Bateman’s Brewery), Milestone's Loxley 4.2% and Batemans YellaBelly Gold 3.9% We also serve on draught Aspells Cider, Guinness, Becks Vier, Peroni and Carling as well as several continental bottled beers.

  • South Witham
    • Angel Inn 13 Church Street South Witham NG33 5PJ Telephone(01572) 768302

      A very handy pit stop just off the A1 this recently refurbished, Grade 11 Listed building is full of character and serving two regular and one ever changing real ales. Take-Away food menu also available Wed-Sat 1700-2100.

    • Blue Cow 29,High Street South Witham NG33 5QB Telephone(01572) 767887

      Situated just 3/4 mile from the A1 Great North Road in a very quiet typical English village, this thirteenth century Inn has charm and history. The beamed ceilings, stone walls, open fire and flagstone floors will ensure you are surrounded in history and local folklore. With six comfortable and relaxing rooms available along with the restaurant a warm welcome awaits you.

  • Stoke Rochford
    • Stoke Rochford Hall Stoke Rochford NG33 5EB Telephone(01476) 530337

      A Magnificent Grade 1 listed Victorian mansion set within formal landscaped gardens and 28 acres of parkland

  • Swayfield
    • Royal Oak 27 High Street Swayfield NG33 4LL Telephone(01476) 550415

      Real ales, Real fires, Real food

  • Toft
  • Welby
    • Crown & Anchor Main Street Welby NG32 3LP

      Offering a warm friendly welcome, the original pub dates back three hundred years. The wood fronted bar is set in the main room with a log burner creating a cosy yet light and spacious feel. Old wooden beamed ceilings in the overflow bar area show the age and history of this lovely pub. The bar serves 2 regular Real Ales from Leatherbritches Brewery and 1 changing local. Food is served daily between 5 and 9pm. Traditional Sunday lunch will be offered from October. Dogs are more than welcome.

  • Wilsford
    • Plough Inn Main Street Wilsford NG32 3NS Telephone(01400) 230304

      Traditional old two-bar village pub next to church; beams and open fires, a couple of real ales, nice range of wines and good choice of well presented bar food (till 6pm Sun), pleasant friendly service, dining conservatory; pool and other games in adjoining room; children welcome, small walled back garden, good local walks, open all day Fri and Sun, closed Mon. Booking for food essential as most evenings are fully booked in advance.

  • Witham on the Hill
    • Six Bells Witham on the Hill Witham on the Hill PE10 0JH Telephone(01778) 590360

      An imposing roadside pub.

  • Woolsthorpe
    • Chequers Inn Main Street Woolsthorpe NG32 1LU Telephone(01476) 870701

      This charming stone country pub set in the heart of the Vale of Belvoir offers a warm and welcome atmosphere. With its open fires it consistently serves 4 Real Ales and 1 Real Cider, food available every day freshly prepared on site. The Pub also has a large function room regulalry used for weddings and private parties with 4 accomodation rooms available to hire.

    • Dirty Duck Woolsthorpe Wharf Woolsthorpe NG32 1NY Telephone(01476) 870111

      A hidden gem in the Lincolnshire countryside. Situated on the bank of the Grantham Canal this pub is popular with walkers and cyclists. Their restaurant and outdoors seating area make this pub a great visit whatever the weather! With live music and BBQ's outside in summer months this pub is truly worth a visit! They also have a separate function room and bar available for private hire event.