What's "Hop"pening at The Old Toad?

Last updated 20th May 2016

Sunday May 22nd - Great British Bake Off and Cake Competition 2pm - 5pm

Afternoon lunch is SOLD OUT! We are still accepting cake enteries up until the day - $5 to enter per cake and there will be a winner of a jackpot prize for each category!


As well as afternoon tea, you also have the chance to show us your baking skills by entering into our cake competition! Pay $5 to enter your cake into one of the following three categories and compete with other contestants to win the jackpot prize.

-Victoria Sponge
-Lemon Drizzle
-Fruit Cake
(All contestants must sign up in advance)

Think you have what it takes to win the Great British Bake Off? Let The Old Toad's Mary Berry and Paul Hollywood be the judge!

Friday June 3rd - Sour Cask Competition from 11:30am

After the success of our last cask competition we decided to squeeze one more in before Cask Fest. The constestants this time are:

Roc Brewing
Lost Borough
Three Huskies

Each brewery will make a sour beer on cask with whatever summer flavours they wish and it's down to you as the tasters to decide who makes the best sour!


Real Beer Week - Where the Wild Beers Are - Wednesday 15th June

Sours, Farmhouse, Wild Ales and Wild Game food specials. Starts at 5pm and goes on all night!


Cask Fest - Friday 17th - Sunday 19th June

Cask Fest Returns for its 5th Year! June 17th and 18th!
The Offical Closeout to Beer week!
Pouring all 30 cask all weekend long!

Check out www.oldtoadcaskfestival.com the Breweries and the Beers!

TICKETS are on SALE NOW! online or save money and buy them in person at the pub.

$65 for Friday VIP-inclues special snifter tasting glass, brewer seminars, snacks, and 2 hours before General Admission with a pour of each cask

$45 FRIDAY General Admission 7 pm-2am includes:
1 pour of each cask, and a 4 oz tasting glass

$45 SATURDAY General Admission Noon-2am includes
1 pour of each cask, and a 4 oz tasting glass


Local Brewer's Brunch - Sunday 19th June

Close out Cask Fest and Real Beer Week at our Local Brewer's Brunch!

Featuring a special brunch menu, not to forget a Full English Breakfast, The Euro Games, Local Beers, Beermosa's and Beer based Bloody Mary's!