What’s on 15th April – 21st April

By | 15/04/2022

It’s a four day weekend, and the pubs and taprooms of Reading are doing their best to make sure you can make the most of it with some excellent entertainment. 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 Electric Slide – a 4% Pale Ale which has a holiday hint of coconut, and there are special extended opening hours for the bank holiday weekend.

Friday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Loaded chips by Chipsmith
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Burgers and fries by Fat Tabby
Sunday: noon-5:30pm

Elusive Taproom



Friday: noon-6pm. Reservations possible
Saturday noon – 8pm. Reservations possible


Loddon Tap Yard


Loddon have a number of Easter activities for this weekend, including an Easter Egg hunt on Sunday.

Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-4) and dinner by Fink Street Food (4-9)
Saturday: 10am-9pm. Reservations possible. Food byFink Street Food
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible. Food by Fat Tabby (12-6). Easter Egg hunt all day
Monday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible. Food by Fat Tabby (12-6)
Tuesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)
Wednesday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)
Thursday 9am-5pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)

Siren Tap Yard


Siren are selling Ukranian beers, rescued from Kyiv-based Varvar Brew. 50p from each can goes to the Drinkers for Ukraine campaign.

Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Food by Luncheon Muncheon. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren
Thursday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren

The Haunt at Phantom


Extended opening hours and some great entertainment, and some new beers all at Phantom this weekend

Friday: 1pm-10pm. Cocktails from Milk & Doughnuts, Greek food by Happy Go Souvlaki
Saturday 1pm-10pm. Axe Throwing, and more Doughnuts, Greek food by Happy Go Souvlaki
Sunday 1pm-10pm. Easter Egg hunt, and movies on the big screen, and wood fired BBQ by Smoke Tin Kitchen


Pub special events

The Village Easter Festival


The three main pubs in The Village (The Lyndhurst, The Retreat and The Weather Station) are together with the Polish club running an Easter festival. Check out their site for full details.

The Castle Tap


Saturday 8pm – DAP and The Lovable Fraudsters play tongue-in-cheek country music

The Fox and Hounds


Wednesday 7:30pm – Pub Quiz

Dolphin Brewery


Did you miss Dolphin’s sale at the Farmer’s Market a few weeks ago? Good news – you can get five of their latest releases online from 10am on Friday, with delivery on Saturday.

Upcoming events

The Grumpy Goat

Join Grumpy Goat for their beer club. April tickets here.

Loddon Supper Club

Loddon are running a supper club with Makan Malaysia on the 28th April. Tickets here.

Bracknell Beer Festival

The Bracknell Ale & Cider festival is back on the 4th June. Early bord tickets here.

Twyford beer festival is on the 10th and 11th June. Tickets here.

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