John Smith's GBPA 2018: where are the winners?

By Nikkie Sutton

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Comedy value: the host for this year's John Smith's Great British Pub Awards was Russell Kane
Comedy value: the host for this year's John Smith's Great British Pub Awards was Russell Kane
Last week (Thursday 6 September) saw hundreds of operators from across the nation, flock to London to attend the John Smith's Great British Pub Awards.

This year's awards were held at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London's Lancaster Gate and hosted by comedian Russell Kane. 

From the winners, one overall champion was chosen and this year it was Best Wine Pub winner, the Red Lion & Sun in Highgate, north London.

Below is an interactive map to highlight where each category winner is located.

The winners, in full, were:

John Smith’s Great British Pub of the Year, and Wine Pub/Bar of the Year winner​​

The Red Lion & Sun, Highgate, north London

Community Pub of the Year​​

Chaplin’s & The Cellar Bar, Boscombe, Bournemouth

Best Managed Pub of the Year​​

The King's Head, Hursley, Winchester

Best Newcomer of the Year​​

7 Saints Bar & Burger Kitchen, Prestwick, west Scotland

Best Food Pub of the Year​​

Freemasons at Wiswell, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Best Inn of the Year​​

The Black Swan, Ravenstonedale, Cumbria

Best LGBTQ+ Bar of the Year​​

Two Brewers, Clapham, south London

Best Live Entertainment Pub of the Year​​

The Phoenix Artist Club, Soho, central London

Best Turnaround Pub of the Year​​

The Crown Inn, Carlisle, Cumbria

Best Freehouse Pub of the Year​​

The Bull, Ditchling, East Sussex

Best Sports Pub of the Year​​

Famous Three Kings, Fulham, west London

Best Partnership Pub of the Year​​

The Tap on Tower Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire

Admiral Taverns Pub of the Year​​

Cock 'N' Bull.Co, Stourbridge, West Midlands

EI Group Pub of the Year​​

The Lion Treorchy, south Wales

Greene King Pub of the Year​​

Queen’s Head, Pinner, west London

Marston’s Pub of the Year​​

Minster Inn, York

Punch Pub of the Year​​

The Albion, Islington, north London

Best Family Pub of the Year​​

Pen-y-Cae Inn, Pen-y-Cae, south Wales

Best Pub Garden of the Year​​

Jacob’s Inn, Wolvercote, Oxford

Best Cider Pub of the Year​​

The Crown Inn, Woolhope, Herefordshire

Best Spirits Bar of the Year​​

The Stillery, Bury St Edmonds, Suffolk

Best Beer Pub of the Year​​

North Bar, Leeds, West Yorkshire

Chef of the Year​​

Steven Smith, Freemasons at Wiswell, Clitheroe, Lancashire

Young Chef of the Year​​

Leon Jones, The Red Lion Inn, Penderyn, South Wales

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