Where to get beer and food during a pandemic

Along with non-essential shops, pubs and clubs have been ordered to close for on sales. Rules are changing rapidly but off-licenses can still open and brewery taps can offer off sales. Breweries and cider makers can deliver from licensed premises. Pubs that do food can do takeaways, and that can include drinks with the food. Some pubs are doing meat, fruit and vegetable deliveries to the local area.

As well as the pubs and clubs, breweries and cider makers are also being affected by the crisis. To give the small businesses we love a better chance of still being there after this crisis, let’s try and support them as best we can.

The health of each other, our family, friends and our communities is incredibly import. Support our NHS. Please follow the advice given out by Public Health England. We look forward to the day when we can once again have a drink together.

Due to the rapidly changing nature of things, this page is almost certainly neither complete nor accurate. Please let us know of any omissions and inaccuracies.

Breweries and cider makers in or nearby the branch

BrewBoard, Harston. Takeaways from outside Tap Room. Monday–Friday 10–4, Saturday 10–1. Card payments only. Email 24 can mixed case for £48 (or multiples) with free delivery within 10 miles.

Burwell Burwery, Burwell. Order by phone or direct message. Details on Facebook. Evening and weekend local deliveries or collect by arrangement.

Calverley’s Brewery, Hooper Street, Cambridge. Order online. Free delivery in Cambridge.

Crafty Beers, Stetchworth. Free delivery to local villages. £3 delivery charge to Cambridge.

Lord Conrad’s Brewery, Dry Drayton. Grab ‘n’ Go bottle shop and fill your own draught. 7–13 April, 11–6. Card payments only.

Milton Brewery, Waterbeach. Polypins & firkins.

Moonshine Brewery, Fulbourn. Deliveries every Friday. Contact by email for current availability. Payment by bank transfer only. Free delivery to CB postcodes.

Papworth Brewery, Earith. Off sales from bottle shop at the brewery. 10-5 Monday-Thursday. 2-6 Fri & Sat.

Roughacre Brewery, Castle Camps. Free delivery on full range of bottled beers to local villages. Phone or email. Cask ales available from Case Solved Wines, High Street, Linton.

Simon’s Cider, Cambourne. Email in orders. Delivery to 20 mile radius of Cambridge. Visit their Facebook page for details and ciders.

Turpin’s Brewery, Pampisford. Cans delivered to CB postcodes. Webshop orders delivered by courier.

Wylde Sky Brewery. Linton. Takeaway (Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 4-7) or delivery (free within 10 miles). Order by 2 for same day pick up/delivery.

Rural pubs in the branch

Babraham. George Inn. Phone in orders for takeaway food & drink. Monday-Saturday 12-2:30 6-8. Order by 5:30 on Friday for takeaway Sunday roast.

Balsham. Bell Inn. Takeaway menu. Phone orders.

Balsham. Black Bull. Click & collect Fish & Chips Thursday 5:30-7:30. Order 2 days in advance. Click & collect provisions Wednesday 2-4. Order 2 days in advance.

Brinkly. Red Lion. Takeaway food. Prescription drop off & delivery. Coordinating fish & meat deliveries in surrounding villages. Hopefully veg boxes soon.

Burrough Green. Bull. Local food deliveries. Phone in orders.

Castle Camps. Oak. Fish & Chips takeaways Fridays & Saturdays.

Coton. Plough. Pizzas and more, takeaway or delivery from 5. Phone in orders.

Elsworth. George & Dragon. Takeaway menu.

Fen Ditton. Ancient Shepherds. Takeaway food and drink. Bring your own jug for beer. Wednesday–Saturday 5–7. Phone in orders.

Fen Drayton. Three Tuns. Fruit & veg boxes and meat bags for local residents. Tuesday and Friday 4–7. Order online before the previous session. Virtual pub quiz.

Girton. George. Thai food takeaways.

Girton. Old Crown. Food and bottles. Takeaway and delivery. Phone in orders.

Great Abington. Three Tuns. Takeaway food menu. Thursday-Sunday 5-9:30. Order & pay by phone. Delivery available to surrounding villages (free in Abingtons).

Great Shelford. Plough. Five 500ml bottles of beer or cider for £10. Order via Facebook. Delivery within 3 miles 12-9 daily.

Great Shelford. Square & Compasses. Takeaway food and bottles. Tuesday–Saturday 12–2 and 6–9, Sunday 12–2. Order by phone. Fish & Chips Friday order on Thursday. Sunday roast order by 8 Saturday.

Hardwick. Blue Lion. Takeaway menu Wednesday-Saturday. Orders from 3. Collection 5-7:30. Sunday 12-2.

Hinxton. Red Lion. Click & collect Fish & Chips Friday 5:30-7:30. Order 2 days in advance. Click & collect provisions Saturday 2-4. Order 2 days in advance.

Histon. Phoenix. Takeaway food. Fish & Chips Friday 4-8. Cheeseburger & Fries Saturday 4-8. Sunday Christmas Dinners (turkey or beef) 12-3. Phone orders. Collect or local delivery.

Horningsea. Plough & Fleece. Takeaway menu.

Horseheath. Old Red Lion. Meat and vegetable boxes for local residents. Email orders at least a day in advance.

Linton. Crown Inn. Takeaway. Phone in lunch orders 11–2 for collection 12–2 Monday–Sunday. Phone in dinner orders 5–8 for collection 6–8 Monday–Saturday. Card payment only.

Linton. Dog & Duck. Meat selection and vegetable boxes. Essential food items, beers and wine. Email or phone order for collection within 2-3 days. Once a week delivery service for the vulnerable or people public shielding. Online shop coming soon.

Little Wilbraham. Hole in the Wall. Takeaway and free local delivery. 4:30–8:30 Friday and Saturday. Sun roast 12–4. Phone in orders. Card payment.

Milton, White Horse. Takeaway by pre-order only.

Orwell. Chequers. Takeaway menu.

Over. Admiral Vernon. Takeaway food, Friday & Saturday 5-9. Pre-orders only.

Pampisford, Chequers. Takeaway menu. Tuesday-Sunday 12:30-8. Free delivery for orders over £10 within 3 miles. Phone orders.

Rampton. Black Horse. Takeaway food & drink. Wednesday–Sunday. Call to order and pay before 5 for collection 6–8. Small essentials boxes for local residents. Order Monday morning for Friday afternoon collection.

Reach. Dykes End. Takeaway meals. Wednesday-Friday 6-8:30. Sat 12-2 and 6-9. Sunday lunches 12-3. Menu on website/Facebook. Same day orders by email or by phone from 5 (11 for Saturday & Sunday lunch). Contactless payment.

Sawston, White Lion. Pre-booked off sales 4-7.

Shepreth. Green Man. Takeaway menu Friday (Fish & Chips) and Saturday. Call to pre-order.

Stapleford. Three Horseshoes. Delivery to local area. Phone orders and payments from 5 Wednesday–Saturday and from 11 Sunday.

Stetchworth. Marquis of Granby. Community shop. Fruit, veg, meat and dry goods.

Swavesey, White Horse Inn. Takeaway food Thursday & Friday 5-8. For delivery phone before 4.

Cambridge pubs

Cambridge Blue. Gwydir Street. Deliveroo Pieminister pies. Takeaway cask ale (bring your own container) and Belgian bottled beers. Monday-Friday 12-2 and 6-9. Saturday & Sunday 12-8. Call or knock on door.

Carlton Arms. Carlton Way. Sunday carvery deliveries. Takeaway beer. Call first. Card payments.

Carpenters Arms. Victoria Road. Bare Essentials supply bags and fruit & veg boxes.

Empress. Thoday Street. Pizza and bar, offering deliveries.

Flying Pig. Hills Road. Takeaway beer. Card payments only.

Free Press. Jug and bottle shop pick up window. 12-7. Takeaway and delivery menu. Phone or email orders.

Live & Let Live. Mawson Road. Thursday, Friday & Saturday 4-6. Cask ale, ciders & perry. Plus Belgian beer & snacks. 2 pint takeaways or bring your own.  

Rock. Cherry Hinton Road. Takeaway food and bottled beer. Phone orders and payment.

Salisbury Arms. Tenison Road. Takeaway pizzas, craft beers, wine & soft drinks. Bare Essentials supply bags.

Sir Isaac Newton. Takeaway food & bottled beer. Menu online. Phone in orders. Collect 11:30-2. Within 5 mile deliveries if you’re unable to collect.

Cherry Hinton. Red Lion. Sunday lunch delivered. Phone orders and payment by 10.

Trumpington. Hudson’s Ale House. Takeaway food. Phone orders.

Cambridge off licenses

Bacchanalia. Mill Road and Victoria Road. Monday–Saturday 2–7. Collection or delivery only.

Thirsty. Chesterton Road (Mitchams Corner). Online shop with delivery service to Cambridge and surrounding villages.