Kean’s Head

Kean’s Head, 46 St Mary’s Gate, Nottingham NG1 1QA
Nestled in Nottingham’s historical and vibrant Lace Market, The Kean’s Head is a charming gem owned by the Castle Rock Brewery, who have just been crowned National Pub Group of the Year 2024 at the National Pub & Bar Awards. This accolade is well- deserved, as this single-room pub, situated opposite the picturesque St. Mary’s Church, leads the way in Nottingham’s craft beer scene.

The Kean’s Head exudes a cosy and welcoming atmosphere with its rustic wooden tables, chairs, flooring, and an old-fashioned wooden bar. This quaint setting is the perfect backdrop for the pub’s impressive selection of beverages. The bar boasts six cask beer lines and 18 craft beer keg lines, complemented by a diverse array of craft bottles and cans, ensuring there’s something to satisfy every palate.

Beach Street Beer Festival
During our visit, the Kean’s Head featured a couple of exceptional beers from US icons Other Half and Equilibrium, showcasing its dedication to offering an eclectic mix of local and international brews. Notably, they always provide an alcohol-free option on keg, making it an inclusive spot for all.

In addition to its stellar beer range, The Kean’s Head offers over 200 varieties of rum, gin, and whisky, further cementing its reputation as one of the city’s top destinations for drink connoisseurs. The pub is both dog and family-friendly, creating a warm and inviting environment for all visitors.

The food at The Kean’s Head is another highlight. The resident kitchen hosts serve fresh and flavourful small plates of Indian food at lunchtime and hearty main meals in the evening. The menu is a delightful blend of tastes that perfectly complements the pub’s beverage offerings.

Operating hours are convenient, with doors open from midday to 10pm Monday through Thursday, extending to 11pm on Fridays. On weekends, the pub opens at 10am, welcoming patrons until 11pm on Saturdays and 10pm on Sundays.
Overall, The Kean’s Head is a must-visit pub in Nottingham, renowned for its extensive and varied drink selection, delectable food, and welcoming ambiance. Whether you’re a beer enthusiast, a spirits fan, or simply looking for a cosy spot to unwind, The Kean’s Head promises a memorable experience.