The Central Hotel, established around 1608, is one of the first pubs ever recorded on the Isle of Man, once one of sixteen pubs in this little narrow street. It would have had maybe a barrel of homemade beer and a barrel of rum (probably contraband) in the front room.
Old newspaper cuttings tell of an entrance to a smugglers tunnel that ran from the back door of The Central and down the street to connect with other pubs to avoid the customs men.
The Central retains its Olde Worlde charm, and has a well stocked bar with a great selection of local beers, a log fire and we serve food over the summer months.
Have you found us yet?
Peel is a quintessential small fishing town, with lots of narrow winding streets that reward a slow wander around. You may just stumble across us tucked down in Castle Street, or you could just check out the map at the bottom of our site.