Star Pubs & Bars

Grape news: Star has announced a wine portfolio that will provide customers with sustainable options

Star introduces own wine brand

By Emily Hawkins

Star Pubs & Bars has launched its own wine label in a bid to introduce ethical wines and expand premium options in its pubs.

Roaring twenties: Star Pubs & Bars’ £330,000 transformation of the Howard Arms commemorates governmental ‘state management’

GBPA winner recreates 1920s at reopened Star pub

By Stuart Stone

A historic, Grade II-listed Carlisle pub has been revamped and reopened by Heineken’s pub arm – Star Pubs & Bars – in partnership with award-winning local multiple operator Dianne Irving.

Flower power: the Garratt Tavern received £100,000 for garden improvements

Star ploughs £7m into pub gardens

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken-owned pubco Star Pubs & Bars has ring-fenced £6.73m to revamp the outside spaces of 230 pub gardens this year, as part of the pubco’s wider £50m investment plan.

Moore time at the bar: Chris Moore came to Star Pubs & Bars for an expected short-lived experience – 30 years on and he’s still enjoying it

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How ‘a year’s experience’ turned into a 30-year career

By Ed Bedington

He came for some experience, but 30 years later, Star Pubs & Bars property and strategy director Chris Moore, remains dedicated to the pub sector, and is leading the charge on investment within his expanded estate

Experienced operator: Admiral's new chief executive, Chris Jowsey

Chris Jowsey to head up Admiral Taverns

By Nicholas Robinson

Heineken’s head of on-trade Chris Jowsey has been announced as current Admiral Taverns' chief executive Kevin Georgel’s successor next month.

No longer boarded up: the Extraordinary Hare has already received a £500,000 investment

Heineken promises £50m for 150 pubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Brewer and pubco Heineken has ring-fenced £50m to pump into 150 of its Star Pubs & Bars sites, a record sum for the business, which is estimated to create 1,200 jobs in the sector.