What’s On – 27th May to 2nd June

By | 27/05/2022

This week takes us in to the 4 day weekend, with plenty of events on. If you have updates to send me on beer events though or want your event to be added, e-mail beer@quaffablereading.com


Double Barrelled Taproom


Another week, another amazing new beer. This week Double Barrelled have released Punnet, a Cherry, Blueberry & Vanilla sour. Extra opening hours this week for the bank holiday too!

Friday: 4pm – 8:30 pm. Racalette by Bon Vivante
Saturday: 1pm – 8:30 pm. Burgers by Fat Tabby
Sunday: noon-5pm, plus open again from 5pm for Mates Rates Comedy. Tickets here.
Wednesday 4pm-8:30pm. Food from Dirty Snax
Thursday 1pm – 8:30pm

Elusive Taproom


It’s Elusive’s 6th Birthday this weekend, and on Saturday they have live music, awesome beers including both their recent collaborations with Burning Sky, plus cheese, cake and games.

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

Loddon Tap Yard


Friday: 9am-9pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)
Saturday: 11am-11pm. Reservations possible.
Sunday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible.
Monday: 10am-6pm. Reservations possible.
Tuesday 9am-10pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3). Quiz night from 7pm-10pm. Email shane@loddonbrewery.com  for entry
Wednesday 9am-10pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3). Plus, pizza, chips and a pint for £15 from 6pm. Email shane@loddonbrewery.com to book
Thursday 9am-11pm. Reservations possible. Brunch by Fat Tabby (10-3)

Siren Tap Yard


Friday: noon-10pm. Pizza by Siren. Reservations possible
Saturday noon-10pm. Food by Wings and Tings. Reservations possible
Sunday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren Reservations possible
Monday noon-6pm. Pizza by Siren
Wednesday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren
Thursday noon-8pm. Pizza by Siren

The Haunt at Phantom


Phantom is also open longer next week for the Jubilee weekend

Friday: 3pm-10pm. food by Dirty Snax
Saturday 1pm-10pm. food by Street Fed
Sunday 1pm-6pm.
Thursday – food by Street Fed

Pub special events

The Fox and Hounds


Friday 7pm – Elusive 6th birthday party

The Retreat


Sunday  3:30pm-5:30pm Jazz with Stuart Henderson, Simon Price and guests

The Weather Station


Friday 6:30pm – Guided beer tasting with JD, Wild Weather’s head brewer. Tickets here.

Saturday 2:30pm – the launch of Total Ripeout Beer, a 13% Imperial Pastry Stout based on a Banana Split

Upcoming events

Double Barrelled

The ever popular Mates Rates Comedy is back at Double Barrelled on the 29th May. Tickets here.

The Grumpy Goat

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

Bracknell Beer Festival

The Bracknell Ale & Cider festival is back on the 4th June. Tickets here. Trains from Reading to Martin’s Heron leave every half hour and cost just £6 for a return, so it’s a fantastic replacement for Reading beer festival this year.


3rd June – Breakfast and unlimited beer at Phantom. Tickets here.

Twyford beer festival is on the 10th and 11th June. Tickets here. Also just a short train journey from Reading every 10 to 20 minutes.

Craft Theory Festival


After 2 years absence, Craft Theory Festival is back on the 1st and 2nd July. Tickets available here.

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