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The Flying Circus Newark

Great bar with great music all weekend great drinks and very friendly staff great place to be. Must... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Mansfield, United Kingdom
via mobile
Steampunk Meeting!

First time at Newarks Flying Circus Pub where I went especially for the gathering of the Newark... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
David R
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53 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 302444
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great bar with great music all weekend great drinks and very friendly staff great place to be. Must visit

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

First time at Newarks Flying Circus Pub where I went especially for the gathering of the Newark Steampunk Society. Easy to spot - if not from the name of the pub then from the number of steampunks stood outside. I was a little hesitant about...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We go here each month for our Steampunk meetings. Very friendly with comfortable and decidedly quirky décor a la Monty Python, complete with dead (cuddly toy) parrot in cage. Good range of liquid refreshments and a beer garden for those hotter days!

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had a fab time, everyone was friendly, beer was nice, very nice evening. The steampunks were friendly and welcoming and we had some nice chats

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Been a regular visitor for three years now, my dogs are always welcome, and over time the staff have become like family. There is the most fantastic selection of ales varying in prices, a pint of 9% beer is the equivalent to two pints of...More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Great pub with a décor which will make you smile, especially if you're a Python fan. Excellent range of bottled craft beers to suit all tastes and I was lucky enough to enjoy an unfined, vegan friendly cask ale, 'Format', from Beermats Brewing Co. Friendly...More

Thank kensmoon
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Ignore earlier review complaining about beer prices, they are expensive but you get what you pay for and some of the beers I've never seen on draught in this country, they are worth the money if you appreciate great beer and enjoy tasting it instead...More

Thank Tony L
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Normally the music at the flying circus is a little heavy for me but they do have great beer! Used it as a last stop tonight to book a cab and ironically the tea time vocalist with his guitar was a perfect end to the...More

Thank Rorycat161
Reviewed 29 January 2018

A very wise ranging choice of beers, ciders and lagers from around the world in bottles as well as a large choice of draught. A good music venue at the weekend.

Thank Grahame R
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with friends for a christmas drink.one of them suggested this pub.big mistake.pint wasnt bad but nothing special.questioned why the drinks were so expensive.one beer was £4.50 for half!another £3 for half!the staff didnt really like being questioned especially a particular male who said...More

Thank PAUL M
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