Great British Pub Award winner The Gun Inn

Great British Pub Awards

Inventiveness key to success, says GBPA winner

By Ed Bedington

Standing still is not an option for the pub trade, adaption and inventiveness will be key according to the winner of the Great British Pub of the Year Awards.

Michelin Guide: Two pubs bag Bib Gourmands

New Bib Gourmands awarded this year

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Two pubs have scored Bib Gourmand awards, which are dished out by the Michelin Guide to recognise restaurants that “will leave you with a sense of satisfaction, at having eaten so well at a reasonable price”.

Which pub was named Community Hero?

GBPA Community Hero: The Last Post & Remembrance Bar

By Ed Bedington

Community operations have really come to the fore during the coronavirus crisis and one pub certainly stood out, taking home the title of Community Hero in the Great British Pub Awards 2021.

Which pub is best for families?

GBPA Best Pub for Families: The Onslow Arms

By Ed Bedington

A West Sussex pub that offers a little something for everyone was celebrating after being names the Best Pub for Families at the Great British Pub Awards 2021.

Which pub is best for late night?

GBPA Best Pub for Late Night: The Phoenix Arts Club

By Ed Bedington

Emerging from the ashes of the pandemic, the Phoenix Arts Club is celebrating after taking home a much deserved win in the Great British Pub Awards 2021, being declared the Best Pub for Late Night.

Who is the Stonegate pub of the year?

GBPA Stonegate Pub of the Year: The Myrtle Tavern

By Ed Bedington

Nestled in one of the leafier suburbs of Leeds, the Myrtle Tavern occupies a higgledy-piggledy building with many tempting corners to sit and sup a pint, and the site is now celebrating after being named Stonegate Pub of the Year in the Great British...

Which pub is best for food?

GBPA Best Pub for Food: The Unruly Pig

By Ed Bedington

The Unruly Pig is proudly a pub that also happens to serve some of the best food there is to have in the UK, netting it the title of Best for Food in the Great British Pub Awards 2021.

Who is the Hawthorn Pub  of the Year?

GBPA Hawthorn Pub of the Year: The Robin Hood

By Ed Bedington

The coronavirus crisis has revealed how important community pubs are to the people that depend on them, and they don’t come more special than the Robin Hood in Overseal.

Who is the Punch Pub of the Year?

GBPA Punch Pub of the Year: The Wise Man Inn

By Ed Bedington

Set in stunning surroundings, the Wise Man Inn was celebrating after taking home the title of Punch Pub of the Year in the Great British Pub Awards 2021.

Which pub has the best beer garden?

GBPA Best Pub Garden: The Brisley Bell

By Ed Bedington

There’s been a lot of change at The Bell in the north west Norfolk village of Brisley since co-owners Amelia Nicholson and Marcus Seaman came on board, and that has netted them the title of Best Pub Garden in the Great British Pub Awards.

Which pub is best for rooms?

GBPA Best Pub for Rooms: The Knife & Cleaver

By Ed Bedington

Recent investment by Copper Birch Inns to transform the Knife & Cleaver has seen a struggling site more than triple its turnover and net it the title of Best Pub for Rooms in the Great British Pub Awards 2021.

Well earned: the pub was praised for its strong community focus, relaxed ambience and great beer

250-year-old family gem wins CAMRA's pub of the year

By Alice Leader

A heritage pub that has stood at the heart of a family for 250 years has been named the best in the country in Campaign for Real Ale’s (CAMRA) Pub of the Year competition for the second time.

Silver anniversary: CAMRA rewards pub for its 25th consecutive year in the Good Beer Guide

Pub hits 25th year in the Good Beer Guide

By Alice Leader

A pub in Hawkesbury Upton has received an honourable plaque from Dursley & District Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) to mark its 25th consecutive year in CAMRA’s Good Beer Guide.

Award winner: Ian Payne's support to the industry is recognised

Stonegate chairman scores Industry Icon award

By Alice Leader

Stonegate Pub Company chairman Ian Payne has scooped the CGA Peach Industry Icon at the 2019 Hero and Icon Awards for his lasting and positive contribution to the sector.

Vibrant industry: pub groups were lauded for their fast growth and innovation in the hospitality sector

Pub groups recognised at the Retailers’ Retailer Awards

By James Wallin, MCA

Cutting edge pub groups were recognised at this year’s Retailers’ Retailer Awards, now in their 20th year and organised by MCA, the Morning Advertiser’s sister title, at London’s Guildhall on Wednesday night.

Recognising excellence: Ei Group has refreshed its national awards scheme

Ei Group launches revamped national awards scheme

By Stuart Stone

The pub company behind 4,600 sites across the UK is launching a revitalised awards programme in order to recognise the work of outstanding publicans in its estate, operational excellence and pubs that are the focal point of their communities.

Young Beer Writer of the Year: Beeson (third from the left, front) takes home the coveted award

MA’s Beeson takes home coveted beer award

By Nicholas Robinson

The Morning Advertiser’s (MA) food and drink reporter James Beeson was awarded the prestigious title of Young Beer Writer of the Year at last night’s British Guild of Beer Writers’ annual awards.

Publican Awards winner's story - St Austell - Best new site

Publican Awards

Publican Awards winner's story - St Austell - Best new site

By Helen Gilbert

The Samuel Jones Ale & Smokehouse, a stunning waterside development in a Victorian warehouse in Exeter, was a new concept for St Austell Brewery so they were naturally excited to see how well it would be received when it opened last year. The answer...

Publican Awards 2016: Best food offer (51+ sites)

Publican Awards 2016: Best food offer (51+ sites)

By James Evison

London-based pub company Young’s is celebrating a hard-fought victory after being named Best Food Operator (51+ sites), in association with MCA, at the Publican Awards in London. 

Agnieszka Tyczka's partner Steven Smith accepted the award on her behalf

Top 50 Gastropubs

Double whammy for Freemasons at Top 50 Gastropubs

By Nicholas Robinson

Front-of-house manager Agnieszka Tyczka of the Freemasons at Wiswell, Clitheroe, Lancashire, brought home the gastropub’s first award of the day at the Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs.

Don't miss out: enter the Publican Awards now


Don't miss out: enter the Publican Awards now


There’s still an opportunity for award winning pub companies to test their mettle following a week’s extension to the Publican Awards 2016 entry deadline.

Merrett owns three London-based pubs

Merrett to judge Pub Chef Awards

By Nicholas Robinson

Paul Merrett, the owner of three top London food pubs, will judge the British Beer and Pub Association’s (BBPA) Pub Chef of the Year Award, with the help of a panel of industry experts.

Top 50 Gastropubs Awards top ten food pubs 2015


Top 50 Gastropubs: 2015's top ten

By Daniel Woolfson

The Estrella Damm Top 50 Gastropubs 2016 is approaching. In preparation for the launch, we've put together a gallery of 2015's top ten gastropubs.

National Pubwatch Awards open for entry


National Pubwatch Awards open for entry

By Helen Gilbert

Pubwatch organisers are being urged to enter the Diageo National Pubwatch Awards, which recognise the best practice work of local schemes to improve the safety and pub experience for everyone.

BII launches annual awards

BII launches annual awards

By Ellie Bothwell

The British Institute of Innkeeping (BII) has started its search for the top people in the hospitality sector with the launch of five industry awards.

Droylsden wins top Pubwatch award

Droylsden wins top Pubwatch award

By Rob Willock

Droylsden Pubwatch was the winner at last night's Diageo National Pubwatch Awards at the House of Commons, beating highly commended schemes from Hereford and Westminster‎.