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12 lines of draught beer
Takeaway cans and growler fills
Street food every Saturday
Good times

We are open for pints inside and outside
You can reserve inside tables for up to six people, for a two and a half hour slot (tables booked after 6.30pm will be yours until we close at 8.30pm)
We’ll keep some inside tables free for walk-ins, but recommend booking if possible
Outside tables are first come first served, and we will continue to enforce the rule of six outside in order to keep our customers and staff safe
We are offering table service only – you can order through our online ordering system, or through one of our lovely staff

Our hours are:
Fridays: 5-8.30pm
Saturdays: 12-8.30pm


Tables can be booked up to four weeks in advance
If you are running late or can no longer make it, please give us a call on  01189428390


Want to know what’s on draught before you visit?
Head to our Beer page and click ‘on tap now’.
We usually also have a couple of hand picked guest beers on draught, as well as a selection of guest cans, gin, wine and non alcoholic drinks.

We’ve got some amazing street food vendors joining us every Saturday:
Saturday 12th June – Amani Kitchen (Middle Eastern Food)
Saturday 19th June – El Contador (Mexican)
Friday 25th June – Badger Catering (Chilli Bowls)
Saturday 26th June – Mac Man (Mac & Cheese)
Saturday 3rd July – Fat Tabby Catering Co. (Pizzas & Flatbreads)
Saturday 10th July – Leona’s Bespoke Catering (Mexican)
Friday 16th July – Badger Catering (Chilli Bowls)
Saturday 17th July – Makan Malaysia (Malaysian)

In line with government restrictions:

– You must be seated when you order your beer, and while you drink it – please do not attempt to order from the bar, or move about with your drink
– Tables will be spaced at least one metre apart – please do not move them
– Groups are limited to 6 people, or two households – you’re welcome to grab the table next to your friends, but please do not move between tables or groups
All guests from all parties are required to check in to the NHS Test & Trace app upon arrival – if you are unable to do this yourself please notify a member of staff and we will take your details for you

 – We will be accepting payments by card and contactless only, no cash please.

If you are travelling by car, please note that the business park entrance off Wigmore Lane has recently been blocked off.
You can still access the business park by Scours Lane, just beyond the Norcot roundabout.

Our brewery Taproom is just on the outskirts of Reading town centre, at

Unit 20 Stadium Way


RG30 6BX

Buses– We are easily served by the 16, 17 & 28 buses which run from Reading station and drop off just up the road around the Norcot Roundabout.

Cars– There is plenty of parking, however please note that access to the car park closes at 9pm sharp on Fridays & 9:30pm on Saturdays. The entrance on Wigmore Lane has recently closed, but you can still access the business park by Scours Lane, just beyond the Norcot roundabout.

Taxis– Uber does not exist in Reading, so for cabs locally you can pick up a black cab through Gett, or alternatively use our local taxi company 500 cars 0118 959 9999.

Cycling– We have a small bike rack at the Taproom door for bike storage.  If you are coming from town, we highly recommend cycling your bike along the river. It’s a 25 minute cycle from Reading station; all flat, easy to cycle & very picturesque! There’s a bit more info on that here.

Covid update: unfortunately, due to social distancing constraints, tours are currently not running. All tour vouchers will be extended for the same amount of time that our tours have stopped running for.

Please keep an eye on our social media, where we’ll announce when tours are able to start again.

Our taproom is open:

Fridays: 5-8.30pm
Saturdays 12-8.30pm

For all your beer needs outside of these times, you can order for delivery via our online store. We ship nationwide, as well as offering free local delivery on Fridays.

We’re proud to host some incredible street food vendors during our opening hours every Saturday. You can see above for our current line up. If we do not have street food vendors during your visit, you’re welcome to order delivery to the taproom.

We LOVE dogs, and allow well behaved, socialised dogs in the Taproom area.

However, we do require dogs to be kept on leads at all times.

Children are welcome at the taproom until 6pm. We serve a range of soft drinks, and have some family friendly board games. However, Double-Barrelled is a working industrial environment, and ultimately the taproom is an adult drinking environment, so for the safety of your children, and the enjoyment of other guests, we ask that children are supervised at all times.

We do not allow “scooting” or “heelies” on site, despite having a lovely floor to do so, please park these up as you come in.

We sell our own branded stainless steel growlers, or are more than happy to fill your own stainless steel and glass growlers, as long as they are CE marked as 1 or 2 litres. Please clean your growler before bringing it in for filling.

We purge our growlers with CO2 to help ensure they are kept as fresh as possible.

Unfortunately we are not fully accessible yet due to restrictions on our toilets. It is something we are in the process of planning.

There is a small step to access the Taproom via the main door, but we are able to open the roller shutter to improve accessibility, as this does not have a step. Our minimum door width at the moment is 71cm. The toilets have step free access.


    Unit 20 Stadium Way, Reading RG30 6BX

    0118 942 8390

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