Victory: Bloc South was awarded a 5am licence

Licensing victory for new London gay bar

By Daniel Woolfson

A new high-profile gay bar in London’s Vauxhall has been granted a 5am licence after lawyers scored a rare victory with the local council’s licensing authority.

My pub: The Hare, Milton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

My pub: The Hare, Milton-under-Wychwood, Oxfordshire

By Phil Mellows

Sue Gray (now Hawkins) shot to pub industry fame – and fortune - with her second pub, Bar Humbug. She continues to rescue failing pubs and develop them into thriving businesses. Here, she talks about her latest, the Hare at Milton-Under-Wychwood in the...

Big pubco: the Waldegrave Arms in East Harptree, Somerset, is one of 850 Admiral Taverns-owned pubs

Admiral Taverns targets new publicans

By Helen Gilbert

Admiral Taverns is holding a series of open days in a bit to attract new and existing licensees interested in running a pub.

New Inn, Sandwich, Kent, is one of 20 Thorley Taverns sites

Designated Driver

Inside Thorley Taverns

By Liam Coleman

Christmas may be a time for groups of revellers to let their hair down and party like there’s no tomorrow, but it also a time for licensees and pub operators to face up to their responsibilities and reward the designated drivers in those parties with...

Glittering: the winners were announced at a swanky ceremony in Liverpool


Star Pubs & Bars announces award-winning licensees

By Nikkie Sutton

The winners of Star Pubs & Bars Star Awards were unveiled last night (17 November) at a glittering awards ceremony, hosted by footballing icon Chris Kamara in Liverpool.

Rise to the top: how Whitby rose up the ranks

In association with Diageo

The diffident bar champion

By Nicholas Robinson

He may have experienced a meteoric rise up the ranks at the New World Trading Company, and he may be in great demand as a cocktail expert, including an appearance on TV, but Nick Whitby is still truly a modest bloke, with his feet firmly on the bar-room...

Bar & Pub Show 2016

Bar & Pub Show 2016

Bar & Pub Show 2016 in pictures

By Sara Hussein

After the first Bar & Pub Show was showcased last week (Monday 3 October- Wednesday 5 October), The Morning Advertiser looks over some highlights of the event.

72 hours of heaven: The Morning Advertiser's events will be in London for 72 hours


72 hours in London with The Morning Advertiser

By Helen Gilbert

If you’re thinking about turning your country pub into an elite restaurant destination, are keen to adopt the latest trends or are simply looking for ways to generate extra income, then read on.