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The Flying Circus

53 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 302444
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Great Beer and Music Too!

A very wise ranging choice of beers, ciders and lagers from around the world in bottles as well as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Grahame R
Long Eaton, United Kingdom
Joke of a pub

Went here with friends for a christmas drink.one of them suggested this pub.big mistake.pint wasnt... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
via mobile
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“pub” (12 reviews)
“gins” (2 reviews)
53 Castle Gate, Newark-on-Trent, England
+44 1636 302444
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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
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!

Thank urmantrude
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
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
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
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A group of 'cask ale' friends visited this house, and recalled that we thought it was originally called the 'Crown & Mitre'. In those days it did serve food, but it was always just one of 'many' pubs in Newark, and it does now appear...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Definately aplace to seek out if you like live music, our band played there recently and had a ball, we were well looked after by the staff, and the audience was very appreciating, dancing themselves silly untill the end of our set. They have another...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Went in mid morning for a drink. Chairs had thick dust on the bottom , floor looked like it had not been swept or mopped for weeks. Table so sticky and needed a good wash. Plus side husband said beer was good.

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