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The Butcher & Beast

The Butcher and Beast has been a Batemans’ Pub for over 50 years and is the only pub in the country with that name. We are truly unique. There are photos around the pub of the village and pub over the years and also a dog wall of all the lovely dogs that have been regulars over the years to the pub.

Your Hosts

Mal and Diane Gray have been running the Butcher and Beast since 2009 but have been working with Batemans’ Brewery in Wainfleet for since 1990. This is their 3rd pub with the same brewery and are now the longest serving couple with Batemans. Mal says when they were looking at other breweries to work with they liked the ethos of Batemans where, “we never felt we were just another number, in fact felt very much a part of the Batemans’ family.”

Our Story

Mal runs the front of house and is very passionate about the beer and keeps it in an excellent condition, you can always find him behind the bar (unless he’s doing some jobs for Diane!). Always good for a chat about beer or to pass the time away. We stock a wide and diverse selection of spirts, so if you’re not sure of what you fancy then just talk to Mal or one of the team who will be more than happy to help you choose.

The Butcher and Beast has now been in the Camera Good Beer Guide since 2010 and the Good Pub Guide since 2012. Diane runs the kitchen and with the help of her team produce some good honest meals. We like to try and cater for most people and we are known for our steaks (being called the Butcher and Beast and all). We also like to source all our ingredients locally wherever possible.

Our Staff

Over the years we have and still do have great staff, some have only been with us a short while, while others have been with us since the beginning, it is a privilege to be part of their lives. To see the young ones grow into fantastic young adults, whether they are here while going to uni, second job to buy a house, or for what every reason they are always fun to be around. We couldn’t have made the Butchers what it is today without the staff we have had, so we would both like to say a massive thank you to you all xx
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4 days ago

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5 days ago

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We are super excited to welcome Dr Busker back to the Butcher and Beast to start our Jubilee celebrations. If you enjoy a good laugh and a jolly good evening then put the date in your diary, Bank Holiday Thursday 2nd June 7pm -10.30pm ... See MoreSee Less
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6 days ago

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Good morning, 😀 we have decided to hold an Animal Rescue 🦔🦔🦔🐇🐇🐁 charity day on Saturday the 4th June as part of our jubilee celebrations. Some are bringing animals to let children or adults get up close and explain their amazing work, and some are bringing items to sell, but most of all to let us all know about what they do, we are so pleased that they are taking time out of their busy days to come along and it would be great to see you all come along to support their work. From 10am to 4pm We have at least 8 local charities coming along, but we were wondering if anybody knows of any more small charities that would like to have a stall ( no cost). We are also looking for a face painter who is good at animal paintings. Hope you can help. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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Do you love animals? All gods creatures? Do you want to help support amazing people who look after these amazing animals etc??? What’s everyone’s favourite animal/reptile etc ( must be found in this country:) Mine is the dog, what’s yours? Just for fun, but we will be making an announcement very soon….. ... See MoreSee Less
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