On the advice from the Government and the World Health Organisation the Hidden Tap bar is now operating reduced opening hours for carry out's ONLY.   

We have put  additional processes in place to safe guard our lovely customers and staff alike and we ask you for your understanding at this time. 

We are requesting ALL purchases are made using card payments where possible as this minimises the risks to everyone. 

Transactions will be completed outside the tap room to support the 2 meter social distancing advice. 

Our opening times are: 

Thursday's 5-8

Friday's 12-8

Saturday's 12-5

Sunday's closed



About Us



Great Tasting Ales

Great Tasting Ales

Botley Brewery is a local micro brewery,

Brewing traditional ales using local produce where possible.


Great Tasting Ales

Great Tasting Ales

Great Tasting Ales

We have a core range of three great tasting ales as well as seasonal offerings.


Gifts and more

Great Tasting Ales

Gifts and more

As well as our great Ales we also have a range of Brewers Choice Chutneys and gift ideas for your friends and family.


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Car Parking


All vistors to the Brewery and Taproom  must now park at the front of the mill where the parking is free for the first two hours then chargeable  for longer.

Parking after 7pm and on Sundays is free at the front of the mill site. 

Parking by the Brewery and Taproom is now permit holders only and is monitored failure to comply to these restrictions may result in a £100 fine. These new parking restrictions are beyond our control and we apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours. Find us by entering the mill site turn immediately right over the weigh bridge towards the river and there you will find the brewery and taproom. 

botley brewery ltd

Mill Hill, Botley, Southampton, Hampshire, England SO30 2GY, United Kingdom

07909 337212



Monday - Thursday; By appointment

Friday ; 12 noon to 6pm

Saturday: 11 am to 2pm

Sunday: Closed


Thursday ;5pm to 11pm

Friday ; 12 noon to 11pm

Saturday ; 12 noon to 11pm

Sunday ; 11am to 6pm

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