Located on platform 3b of Doncaster Railway Station, this former Victorian Buffet bar stood empty for eighteen years. Run by Russ and Luke, The Draughtsman serves a wide range of real ale and craft beer to drink in or take away. Do be sure to admire the fantastic Victorian wall tiles and mounted draughtsman’s drawings of steam locomotives. Perfect for a drink straight off the train or while awaiting a connection.
This historic pub is known as The Little Plough by locals, it is a quiet oasis of calm, just off the City Centre. The pubs interior dates from 1934 and has led to it being listed on CAMRAs inventory of historic pub interiors. There are two bars, a cost comfortable lounge to the rear with a huge collection of teapots and a public bar at the front.
City centre pub, music is a feature with classic rock on the juke box and a lively atmosphere. Large screen TVs showing sport. The pub used to be called the Spread Eagle and there is still a large stone eagle high on the outside of the building.
The Red Lion has existed on this site for over 260 years and has many associations with Doncaster’s most famous horse race, the St Leger. It was here ins 1778 that the name of the race - first run in 1776 – was decided. This association is commemorated by a wall display and a brass plate showing winners from start to present. Converted to a Wetherspoons it has been greatly enlarged and refurbished with a large rear area, an outside enclosed courtyard and hotel upstairs.
A historic traditional city centre pub located in the Market Place. The interior has a two room layout with a centrally located classic original bar. There is an outside seating area at the front and a courtyard at the back with interesting little drinking rooms off it. A stage hosts live events especially in summer. Food is available and it is linked to the Rum Rooms bar and restaurant located off the courtyard.
A concession stand within the Wool Market complex operated by the Don Valley Brewery and showcasing their beers. The Tap is close to one of the main entrances. Buy drinks at the bar and you can sit in communal seating areas shared by all the food and drink concessions either inside or outside by the market square.
This recently refurbished pub is situated in a prominent location at the top of one of Doncaster’s main streets. The pub used to be a mainstay of the Doncaster real ale scene. It was famous for brewing it’s own beer at a time when such things were very rare. The first thing the new owners did was reinstate the original beer, as a result Stocks ‘Old Horizontal’ is available again along with other Stocks beers. There is a front room and a bar, a rear courtyard, and a totally separate sound proofed back for live music. There are TVs showing sport and a regular Wednesday quiz.
A popular historic former coaching inn on the old Great North Road comprising a large, single room bar and snug. Doncaster Rovers FC began life here using a room upstairs for changing. Traditional English pub food is available plus there is a Thai restaurant upstairs. There is also a very large popular outside decked area with bar and events. Tuesday quiz night.
Home of the Doncaster Brewery serving their range of beers. Set in a converted shop with the Dystopia Craft Bar upstairs. The tap is also well known for its extensive cider offering. There is no TV or game machines but plenty of stimulating conversation. The brewery itself is situated in the rear of the building
A prominent corner pub that has been recently refurbished. There are two separate downstairs rooms, a front lounge and a rear bar with pool table. The upstairs room hosts live music at weekends and boasts some famous past visitors. Note the superb tiled frontage from its days as a Warwick and Richardsons house and hanging baskets in summer.