Time For Change.

As many of you may know, we are moving. Bigger, brighter, and full of lovely people and beer. After 3 eventful years in Church Lane, it’s time to ramp-up the Apothecary Tap. ‘But where?’ I hear you cry! So, we thought, ‘What goes well with great beer? Comedy? Music? Food?’ Well, fear not people of Banbury…we are going to have all those things and more.
What you know as The Atic, in Butchers Row will soon become The Apothecary Tap but with a few changes. These won’t happen overnight, mind (it’s not DIY SOS).
‘Will you be open late?’ I hear you ask. The answer, in short, is no! Rob turns into a grouch after midnight and no amount of decent beer and cocktails makes that worth seeing.
‘Will there still be comedy?’ No worries there, we have made sure Ryan continues to use us a comedy venue.
‘What about my espresso martini?’ We’re not mixologists but we’ve got you covered.
As for food, we’re looking at welcoming some food trucks in the future. Until then , you can always bring your takeaway in with you.
‘What’s happening to Ryan?’ Well Ryan is a beautiful butterfly, all ready to flap his wings and show his comedic genius to the world.
Good Luck Ryan and thank you, your place is in good hands.
Your last day to stock up on beer from the Apothecary Tap in Church Lane will be Sunday 5th June 12-6pm. We aim to be serving you from Butchers Row on 28th June, 4-10pm.
If you haven’t got tickets for the comedy on Sunday 26th June, what are you waiting for?


Welcome to The Apothecary Tap


About Us

The Apothecary Tap is Banbury's only specialist craft beer bar and bottle shop.
Opened in April 2019, it is run by husband and wife team Rob and Karen. We specialise in small batch craft beers from independent brewers, both local and from around the globe, including a wide range of vegan, vegetarian and gluten free beers.
The Apothecary Tap grew out of our passion for craft beer and the desire to bring this to Banbury.


Opening Hours

We are currently closed while we move to new premises but usual hours will resume on 28th June 2022.

Mondays Closed
Tuesdays 4pm – 9pm
Wednesdays Closed
Thursdays 4pm – 9pm
Fridays  2pm – 10:30pm
Saturdays 12pm – 7pm
Sundays Closed


What we do

We’re committed to helping our customers every step of the way and providing useful services to take care of all their needs. Read below to learn about the range of services we provide. We’re constantly growing and expanding our service options, so if you have something in mind that we don’t yet provide, we’d love to hear about it.

Currently we have 10 keg lines of carefully selected, ever changing beers with at least 2 box/bottled ciders and a variety of cans and bottles to drink in or takeaway.
Rob will be more than happy to help you select  your beers and provide useful information about the breweries themselves.


Upcoming Events

  • The First Day on Earth Party
    Time is TBD
    The Apothecary Tap
    Time is TBD
    The Apothecary Tap, 4A Church Lane, Banbury, UK
    When this lockdown is finally over.

Get in Touch

4A Church Ln, Banbury OX16 5LR, UK

07946 059906

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