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[The inside of the micropub is now available for use, in addition to the Garden area with its new, comfortable garden furniture]

OPENING HOURS (from Wednesday 5th August):
Mondays: Closed
Tuesdays: Closed
Wednesdays: 17:00-23:00 (Now Open on Wednesdays)
Thursdays: 17:00-23:00
Fridays: 16:00-23:00
Saturdays: 12:00-23:00
Sundays: 12:00-22:00

5 Outside Tables & 5 Inside Tables can now be booked, leaving 3 Tables Outside and 3 Inside for walk-ins, available on a first-come basis.
Table Bookings by 'phone on 07841 676225, please state the number of people coming, your expected time of arrival and how long you anticipate staying.

No under 18s for the time being. Dogs are welcome Outside, but not Inside.


From 4th July Takeaways are available at any time that the Micropub is open.
If possible, please bring a suitable 2 pint or 4 pint container with screw top for draught beers and ciders.
Larger size 'Bag in Box' containers with tap are also available.
Contactless payment.

From 4th July Delivery service are available from Thursday to Saturday.
Order by 'phone on 07841 676225 by 13:00 for delivery between 15:00 & 18:00 on the same day, after that time on the next Delivery Day.
Secure payments by 'phone. Orders taken between 10:00 & 18:00.
Minimum order spend is £15.

See the pub's Facebook page (below) or Twitter feed for further details and updates.

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Upminster TapRoom

1b Sunnyside Gardens
RM14 3DT

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Premises Description

Micropub - converted from an office.

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Opening Times

Tuesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday4.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.00 pm



About the Pub

*** Reopened as a Micropub on 04/07/2020 and continuing with Deliveries and Takeaways - see the details in the grey "Updates" area above.

Please follow the pub's Facebook page and Twitter feed for updates ***

Upminster, Havering & East London's first Micropub, which was the South West Essex CAMRA Branch (London Area) Pub of the Year 2018 & 2017 and Runner-Up in 2020 & 2019. It opened in a converted office on November 21st 2015, as a snack bar selling Real Ale, pending the outcome of a 'Change of Use' Planning Appeal, so for a while customers had to order food in order to drink the Real Ales, Ciders or wines. However, following their successful appeal against the rejection of their Planning Application by some local Councillors, it soon opened as a pub. The initial rejection of 'Change of Use' was surprising, as the application had been recommended for approval by the Planners, and had already been granted its Premises Licence to sell alcohol by other local Councillors!

There are high tables & chairs, with garlands of hops adorning the walls. Beers are served straight from the casks in the cool cellar, which is visible through a large window in the bar area. Gins, vodkas & single malt whiskies are also available. Card payments (including contactless) are now welcome. Table service is offered, but is not compulsory. The bar has air conditioning. Framed historic album covers are displayed along the passage leading to the toilets. No parking available, so please use public transport or "Shanks's pony" to get there. Closed on Mondays, except Bank Holidays. Set mobile phones to silent and don't make or answer calls inside the pub, or be prepared to pay a fee of £1 for charity.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Dark Star Hophead (Hophead is now mostly brewed by Fullers)

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Up to 7 changing beers, with an emphasis on Essex micro-breweries.

The pub's range of changing beers regularly includes the following rare beer styles:

  • Mild
  • Porter
  • Stout

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Upminster TapRoom, Upminster


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    A variety of Real Ciders (including Westons and many flavoured Ciders) and Perry are available.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    LocAle beers (where the brewery is within 30 miles of the pub by road) include those from Mighty Oak, Crouch Vale & Colchester.

  • BeerFestival Beer Festivals

    Beer & Cider Festival usually held over the Easter Bank Holiday weekend.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Gourmet Burgers available on some Friday evenings during the Summer months and during the annual beer festival - see the pub's facebook link. Snacks only at other times.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Partly-covered patio, with tables and chairs.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    Well-behaved dogs are welcome, except Fri and Sat evenings after 5pm, due to lack of space at these busy times.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    In the outside area only, and only until 8.30pm.

  • Events Events

    Animal / Pet Blessing in aid of the local Wanderers Haven Animal Sanctuary. Occasional Gin Tasting & Malt Whisky Tasting evenings.

  • LinedGlasses Lined Glasses

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Upminster TapRoom

1b Sunnyside Gardens
RM14 3DT

Sat Nav Reference

51.556078, 0.251487


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Nearby Bus Routes (65m)

London Buses: 346 (Not Sundays), 347 (Only 4 buses a day in each direction, Monday to Saturday only, with no service in the evenings. However, the 347 bus does provide a direct link (in about 25 minutes) to Havering's second Micropub, the Gidea Park Micropub in Gidea Park, which can be used on Saturdays to visit both pubs)

Bus Stop Codes: 77692 "Corbets Tey Road (L)" & 77143 "Corbets Tey Road (F)" in St Mary's Lane. London Buses 248 & 370 also stop nearby in Station Road.

Nearby Station (480m)


Nearby London Underground/Overground/DLR (480m)



Near B187 (St Mary's Lane)

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