We’ve done the flashy bars and trendy cocktails, now it’s time to welcome the traditional and celebrate the microbrewery in Southampton! Creating cask ales and craft beers so we can enjoy a refreshing pint, microbreweries and micropubs have been taking Southampton by storm over the past few years!

There’s a certain relaxing atmosphere that comes with microbreweries and micropubs. A welcoming vibe where punters can enjoy a range of their favourite brewed beverages.

No matter where you are in the city you won’t be far from malt, hops and yeast being prepared to make it to your glass!


Dancing Man Brewery – Opened in 2015 the Dancing Man Brewery is housed in the historic building of the Old Wool House opposite Town Quay. The wooden beams and stone walls make this a fantastic venue for a brewery. Offering tours, food and of course beer!

London Road Brewhouse – This bar and brewery in Bedford Place offers a trendy setting for a brewery. From a pale ale to a chocolate Stout and a mango saison to a best bitter, you are bound to find the brew for you!

Brewhouse & Kitchen – At this brewhouse in Highfield you’ll not only find freshly brewed beer in your glass, but it’s even used in the food! Matching every dish on their menu to a style of beer they also love to cook with it!

Sadler’s Brewhouse & Barbecue – At the top of London Road in Southampton Sadler’s offers some of the most incredible barbecue food in the city, teamed up with an extensive range of craft beer, cider and lager on draught and 60 bottled beers!

Unity Brewing Co – Launched in late 2016 Unity is committed to making flavourful, sophisticated and innovative beer. Their onsite taproom is open Fridays and Saturdays for you to enjoy their beers on draft.

Tap It Brewing Co – New to Oxford Street Southampton, Tap It have opened their first bar “The Taps”. With a great selection of guest beers, fine wines and top notch spirits on offer, too. There’s also artisan pizzas!

BrewDog – In 2016 BrewDog Southampton opened its doors to two floors and 18-taps of craft beer goodness! Found on Upper Banister Street Southampton complete with a delicious pizza menu. Why not ask the staff which beer will complement your pizza perfectly?


The Witches Brew – The newly opened Witches Brew on Shirley High Street offers a cosy space to enjoy cask ales, bottled ales, real ciders, soft drinks & bar snacks, teamed up with a quiet space to enjoy conversation and a friendly atmosphere.

Caskaway – This extremely welcoming micropub resides on Oxford Street Southampton. With an ever-changing menu of ales, beers, ciders and wines, you’ll enjoy a fun and welcoming vibe complete with table service!

Olaf’s Tun – Olaf’s Tun Craft Ale Bar is a micro-bar in Woolston, serving the very best in real ale, craft beer, cider, fine wine and spirits from UK & world wide. It’s warm atmosphere makes it a friendly place for a pint and stone-baked pizza!

Belgium and Blues – With a Gin bar up top and a beer cellar below, this unique venue offers 20 taps with every changing choices of Belgian and British Beer both in cask and Keg, as well as a well stocked friends of over 40 bottles beers.

The Butcher’s Hook Alehouse – A Micropub serving specialist real ales and craft beer in Southampton. Housed in a converted Victorian butcher’s shop, the pub is well-known for their progressive attitude, sociable atmosphere and knowledge of modern beer trends.

The Bookshop Alehouse – For drinkers who have a book problem! Yes that is right, The Bookshop Alehouse in Portswood is a pub in a bookshop! They stocking ales from local brewers and the finest national and international beers they can lay their hands on!