What’s on – 10th December – 16th December

By | 10/12/2021

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. A couple more Christmas markets this week, and a whole heap of seasonal beers. If you have updates or want your event to be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com



Double Barrelled Taproom


This week’s new beer release is Is It Me You’re Looking For?, a El Dorado, Simcoe and Idaho 7 pale ale.

Friday: 5pm – 8:30 pm. Taproom takeover by Unity. Middle Eastern food by Fink Street Food. No reservations
Saturday: noon – 8:30 pm. Taproom takeover continues. No food and no reservations
Thursday 16th: Double Barrelled and Milk bring you a beer and cocktail night. Tickets here.

Elusive Taproom


Friday: noon-6pm. Reservations advised
Saturday noon – 6pm. Reservations advised

Loddon Tap Yard


Loddon are scheduled to finish their new shop and taproom on Friday 10th, so why not pop along and see what it’s like.

Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible.
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible

Siren Tap Yard


Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Burgers by Pattie Wagon. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren. Walk-in only
Thursday noon-8pm. Quiz Night. Book a ticket herePizza by Siren

The Haunt at Phantom


Phantom are collecting for New Beginnings, a Reading homeless charity. Shampoo, Shower Gel, Shaving Foam, Wet Wipes, Everyday Essentials, Coats and other winter wear, and any food in a can other than beans. Bring it along to drop off in the taproom. And while you are there, have a pint of Winter, Phantom’s latest seasonal beer.

Friday: 3pm-10pm. Walk-in only
Saturday 1pm-8pm. Christmas market. Walk-in only
Sunday 1pm-6pm. Walk-in only

West Berkshire Brewery


Friday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-9. Reservations possible
Saturday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Sunday: Christmas Market 11am to 4pm. Breakfast from 9-11:30am, then taproom open 11 – 9pm. Food by WBB 12-7. Reservations possible, plus 10% off in the shop.
Monday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Tuesday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Wednesday: noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible
Thursday noon – 11pm. Food by WBB 12-8:30. Reservations possible

Pub special events

Charity Beer – Kangabrew

Saturday: Gavin, local brewer and Aussie rules football player has collaborated with Elusive to produce an Australian Pale Ale, Kangabrew. 30p from the sale of each pint goes to Age UK. Get it now in The Greyfriar, The Nags, The Weather Station, The Fox & Hounds and the Castle Tap. Also, support them further with a raffle to win a 5L box of Kangabrew here.


The Castle Tap


Sunday:6:30pm – Belgian Beer Sharing night. £20 for some seasonal special beers and snacks.


The Greyfriar


Saturday: Tap Takeover by Phantom Brewery featuring their Seasons range.

The Grumpy Goat

Saturday: 7pm – 9pm. The Grumpy Goat is 8 years old. Pop in to celebrate with beer and a mince pie

The Retreat


Friday 8:30pm: Molly’s Jam play pop, rock and acoustic music
Saturday 8:30pm: Cafe Zazous – Swing gypsy jazz music


The Weather Station

Friday 7pm: Live music from Tape it Shut

Upcoming events

A preview of some future events you’ll want to get tickets for before they all go.


See in the new year at Brewdog with food and drink. Tickets here

Fox and Hounds

See New Year in at the Fox with food and Champagne. Tickets from the bar

Phantom Brewery

New Year’s eve at Phantom includes a couple of drinks and plenty of cheese as well as games and quizzes. Tickets here.

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