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The Flying Circus

53 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 302444
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Craft beer bonanza

Great pub with a décor which will make you smile, especially if you're a Python fan. Excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kensmoon
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Always look on the bright side of life

Ignore earlier review complaining about beer prices, they are expensive but you get what you pay... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Tony L
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53 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent, England
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+44 1636 302444
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"monty python"
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"great selection of beers"
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"pub"
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"gins"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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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
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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

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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
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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

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

the wife and I cant recommend this place enough. massive selection of beer all available in little measures. we order 5-6 and sit and while away an afternoon in front of the fire reading the paper....

Thank Badgerwing
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Really nice pub and very welcoming. Would like to return on a band night, I imagine it would be a great atmosphere. We will be back!

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

After half an hour wandering around and thinking that the population must have been kidnapped by aliens we finally found The Flying Circus and signs of intelligent life! (we were seriously getting worried, the town was EMPTY!) Anyway, a great wee pub, good beer, facilities...More

Thank Spike606
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

They have a huge selections of beers (including gluten free) and gins. I tried a few gins and they serve them in proper glasses with decent tonic water. They have lots of music on and host various special events such as the steampunk meetings/fetes. They...More

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Called in while dying of thirst one Thursday evening so it certainly wasn't going to take much to make us happy. We were wrong as we discovered the 'Flying Circus' really lived up to its name as we found ourselves confronted by the biggest, scruffiest...More

Thank David R
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