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Great microbrewery in town, excellent beers and gins , friendly knowledgeable staff and a lovely... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Alison23lufbra
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Excellent service and Advice from the Experts

Popped into the Needle and Pin with my Wife and Friends. Lovely House Gin made for the Needle and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
crix142858
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Great microbrewery in town, excellent beers and gins , friendly knowledgeable staff and a lovely upstairs space with games and vinyl to play-one of the best in town!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Alison23lufbra
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2018

Thank you Alison, very much appreciated! See you again soon hopefully.

Reviewed 13 April 2018

Popped into the Needle and Pin with my Wife and Friends. Lovely House Gin made for the Needle and Pin by Burleighs and an unusual Fudge Stout that was on Tap which satisfied my sweet tooth. This wonderful cosy Pub specialises in Craft Beers but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank crix142858
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2018

Thanks a million for such a great review. It means the world to us when we get such great feedback. Cheers!!

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Hi. I have been visiting The Needle & Pin "Almost" since it first opened. I wrote a brief review some 9 months ago, and and seeing so many 5 star reviews since. Sean and Rebecca have continued to deliver knowledgeable, consistent high standards, and a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Adam K
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

That's a great review, thank you.It makes all the hard work worth it!

Reviewed 12 January 2018

Craft beers and many nice gins and a negroni made. What a nice place in which to unwind . Jethro and Sean behind the bar had this place humming when we visited, An intimate space which made everyone seem like family, We loved it.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank KimandCheryl
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you so much for a lovely kind review. We love our little micropub, and it always puts a spring in our step when we get such great feedback. Sean and Jethro.

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We visit every pub in loughborough every year and this one is consistently up there at the top.. good location , great staff and fabulous choice of drinks !! Games and vinyl upstairs too make a great chilled atmosphere-highly recommend!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Alison23lufbra
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Alison. Very much appreciated.

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We have been regulars at the Needle and Pin since it opened and have seen it blossom into the fantastic place it is today. This is due, in no small part, to the very friendly and extremely knowledgeable staff who are passionate about the beer...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ValtteriKnelstrom
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for such a wonderful review. It has made our day!

Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Tiny but perfectly formed! A must for both real and craft ale fanatics and real cider nuts. Convivial and intelligent conversation and so friendly with it. The finest wateting hole in the town.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Ian W
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you so much Ian. Your review is very much appreciated.

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Can a pub get any better with time, yes if its the Needle and Pin. Since it opened nearly 2 years ago, this small micro pub has gone from strength to strength. The beer are kept in tip top condition, occasionally beers are rejected by...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Richard S
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Richard for a very fulsome review. We work hard to serve beer of the highest standard and condition, so it is always great when we get a review like yours. We understand the crowded bar is an issue at times, we are victims...More

Reviewed 13 November 2017

Second year running we found ourselves in this Oasis of fine Ales. Last year we had a fabulous afternoon there and so this year we approached with apprehension could it still be as good? Would the beer still be worth the journey? As we walked...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Andrew N
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you Andrew. We are so glad that we kept up our high standards for your second visit. That Plum Porter is a sensation! We look forward to seeing you again soon hopefully.

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Very relaxed place to come and listen to some good music and have a chat while playing board games. Something about the set up means that the way the sound works when it is full leads to a pleasant lively background noise of chatter that...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Trekbud
Sean O, Owner at The Needle and Pin, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your review. We're glad you like our little pub.

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