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Hairy Dog Brewery Tap Room

The Hairy Dog Tap Room is open from 4pm every Friday and Saturday.
As well as our ever changing range of beers, we have a great selection of locally produced drinks including Black Dog Hill sparkling wine, Generation Gin from Chailey as well as still wines and soft drinks. Children and dogs are more than welcome.

Food is always available from one of the street food trucks that frequent the brewery. The food range includes Wood-fired Pizzas, Burgers, Thai Curry, Fish and Chips, Indian Street Food, Gourmet Pies, Egyptian Street Food, French Crepes, Greek Kebabs and many more.

For further information and bookings (highly recommended as we do get full most weeks) please email

For the latest news on the tap room including which food truck will be here when you visit, please follow us on Instagram @HairyDogBrewery

Events at Hairy Dog Brewery

Here's what's happening at the brewery in 2022. Feel free to email for further information or to book tickets.

Saturday 14th May - Comedy Night

It's our first ever comedy night and we are super excited! We have four funny folk to get us going as well as an MC to keep us under control. Come and have a delicious Thai meal before the comedy begins. Tickets are £25 to include your meal and the show.

Bank Holiday Friday 3rd June - The Queen's Jubilee Street Party

Come rain or shine we'll be having a bit of a knees up at the brewery. A 'Best of British' bank holiday event to be held outside if the weather allows. Bunting, Brass and Beers will be the order of the day and we'll look to get underway from midday onwards. Come dressed as patriotically as you can - Pearly Kings and Queens get a free drink....Tickets are £20 to include all food.

Friday 8th July - Seafood Spectacular

Our annual seafood 'festival' is back with its winning formula of fine food, fine wine and fine beer. Oyster Boy will once again be shucking and the lovely people from La Poissonnerie will be serving up fantastic 'fruits de mer' on ice. Fine Sussex wines and specially brewed Hairy Dog beers will accompany your luncheon. This lunchtime event is not to be missed and at just £75 for all food and drink it's sure to be sold out very soon.

Saturday 30th July - Caribbean Night

Delicious comforting Caribbean food, specially brewed Hairy Dog beers, rum, a steel band and limbo dancing! Come dressed in your loudest shirt and if you win the limbo contest then your drinks are free for the evening....! £25 gets you all food and entertainment as well as a rum-punch on arrival.

Saturday 24th September - Bollywood!

Yes, Bollywood! The Real Curry Squad will be here to serve an incredible Indian banquet so dress to impress at this one. Sari, Sherwani, Kashmir Shawl or Dhoti? It's up to you but be sure to bring your best Bhangra dance moves as we go to Bollywood...
Tickets for this one are £30 per person to include your food banquet and a whole lot of Bollywood style fun. Best dressed wins a prize.

Saturday 8th October - Oktoberfest 1

If you've been before then you know what to expect...chaos. Lederhosen is a must as well as a strong constitution as we tackle German sausages, pilsner and other Oktoberfest beers whilst listening and dancing with the Brighton and Hove City Brass Band.£25 per head to include food and your very own Hairy Dog Oktoberfest 2022 beer stein.

Saturday 15th October  - Oktoberfest 2

A choice of dates to accommodate the masses. No one can take on two Oktoberfests....can they?

Friday 23rd December  - Christmas Party!

A seasonal blow out. Music, dancing and merriment. £10 entry fee is collected as a local charity donation.

To book any of the above please email to stating which event and for how many people and we'll do the rest.

Private Hire

Birthday parties and special occasions can be catered for at Hairy Dog. Contact us if you have something in mind. We'd love to host you. 

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