Top five things about winning at the GBPA

By Nikkie Sutton

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Top five things about winning at the GBPA

Related tags: Great british pub, British pub awards, Public house, Best community pub

We asked winners what they thought was the highlight of their success at the awards:
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Hard work

Owner of the Chequers Inn pub in Bilton-in-Ainsty, North Yorkshire who won Best Wine Bar/Pub, Antony Pratt said: “It highlights the achievement and hard work you put in.”

Morale boost

Maggie Dunkin, operations manager at the Old Volunteer in Nottingham won Best Newcomer agreed with Antony and said: “It gives a huge morale boost to everyone.”

Good overview

Harry Seccombe, owner of Chaplin’s and the Cellar Bar, Bournemouth who took home Best Community Pub said: “It is good to get an overview of what we do and it gives you a perspective on things.”

He added he would encourage other pubs to get involved as it is a good process and is good for the surrounding area.

Ideas for the future

Winners of Best Entertainment pub the Lord Clifden in Birmingham is run by general manager Liam Duncome who said: “It makes us look at what we can do for the pub for the future, gives you ideas on different avenues so it is definitely eye opening.”

Doing something right

Philip Cutter, the owner Gardeners Arms/Murderers in Norwich who were champions in the Best Sports Pub said: “It is good to know that you’re doing something right.”

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