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Lovely place to visit.

Well what a surprise I had as when we got to the brewery, there was a treasure trove of gins from... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Fiona P
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Rugby, United Kingdom
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great evening of Jazz

Called for an early evening drink whilst being entertained by a 3 piece jazz ensembele. Good... read more

Reviewed August 8, 2017
davev68
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Retford, United Kingdom
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May 28, 2018
“Lovely place to visit.”
Aug 8, 2017
“great evening of Jazz”
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The Bees' Knees is a warm and friendly Ale House and Eatery on the site of The Springhead Brewery.Good honest homemade food is available to compliment our range of fabulous beers. We are proud of our food, we make all our own pies with pastry made...more
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Robin Hood Main Street | Laneham, Retford DN22 0NA, England
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Well what a surprise I had as when we got to the brewery, there was a treasure trove of gins from around the globe. ~170 gins!!! My husband said the beer we very good too. The landlord was both engaging and informative,whilst continuing to acknowledge...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Fiona P
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Called for an early evening drink whilst being entertained by a 3 piece jazz ensembele. Good company, good atmosphere, great selection of ales, good service. No better way to spend an hour - or two!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank davev68
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Sunday Lunch was consumed. Selection of three meats. I opted for pork which was very good indeed. Served on mashed potatoes with roast potatoes and a Yorkshire pud. A very decent selection of vegetables that were cooked to perfection. Sauces and extra gravy were also...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Jo-Anne E
Reviewed January 22, 2017

This brewery has continued to develop over a number of years and now has a great standard range of beers, plus it always develops new brews for everyone to savour. Their on site bar the Bees Knees is well worth a visit if ever you...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank davev68
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Great village pub friendly staff good choice of beers. We were lucky enough to have a tour of the brewery which was very interesting. Plenty of car parking space.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Davina G
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Arrived here to a very warm welcome. The interior was very quaint and a very friendly atmosphere. The staff were excellent! The number of beers available surprised me, however I am Gluten Free so settled for a nice fruit cider or two. The food was...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Peter S
Reviewed May 21, 2016

Have used this eatery several times for lunch. Good choice of food .Lite bites very interesting with Cheeses ,Black pudding ,Pork pie. A plough mans with a twist.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank jaybee44470
Reviewed January 10, 2016

Sunday lunch washed down with a couple of pints of their own ale: Good quality food and the portion size is very good for someone with a healthy appetite. Roast beef in thick slices, very tender and succulent. Was all 'well done' as this had...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Maudibe
Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

I love this place. A great micro-brewery which produces some fantastic beer - I'd recommend Roaring Megs! We have been many times & its child friendly, often putting up bouncy castles & activities for them whilst the parents can chill out. Great themed activity weekends...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank AntonB415
Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a true micro brewery. They offer some wonderful bitters and lager style beverages. The atmosphere in Megs Bar is one of welcoming and fun. The furniture is eclectric which enhanses the abbience. The staff are knowledgeable and know their beers. Frequently the brewmaster...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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