Great British Pub

Great industry: Fuller's Simon Emeny is looking forward to representing the pub industry after becoming BBPA chairman

Fuller's chief executive: 'the great British pub will outlive us all'

By Georgina Townshend

In an interview with The Morning Advertiser, Simon Emeny, chief executive of Fuller Smith & Turner plc and the new British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) chairman, spoke about his main concerns for the pub industry in 2018, offered advice to licensees...

Seat of power: the Chancellor will unveil his Autumn Budget on 22 November 2017

Autumn Budget 2017

Pub industry at risk without major tax changes, warn pub groups

By Claire Churchard

The future of pubs and thousands of jobs linked to them are at risk if the Chancellor does not tackle “disproportionate” taxes in the Autumn Budget next month, a joint letter from eight leading pub organisations has said.

My Pub: Great British Pub of the Year 2017, Eagle & Child

My Pub: Great British Pub of the Year 2017, Eagle & Child

By Georgina Townshend

At the beginning of September, Glen Duckett, landlord of the Eagle & Child, in Ramsbottom, Lancashire, lifted the award for Best Pub of the Year in the Great British Pub Awards 2017, after first being named Partnership Pub of the Year. Here, Duckett...

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Wine Bar/Pub

By Ed Bedington

Our penultimate set of previews for the finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards are the nominees in the Best Wine Bar/Pub category.

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Student Pub

By Ed Bedington

Our next set of previews for the finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards are the nominees in the Best Student Pub category. 

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Managed pub

By Ed Bedington

With less than a month to go until the John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards 2017, it’s the turn of the nominees for Best Managed Pub to be previewed. 

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Freehouse

By Ed Bedington

Our round-up of the finalists in this year’s John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards is back. Today we are taking a look at the nominees in the Best Freehouse category. 

Great British Pub Awards 2017: The winners will be revealed at the Hilton on Park Lane on 7 September

Meet the GBPA nominees: Best Beer Bar/Pub

By Ed Bedington

It’s back and it’s bigger and better than ever. Yes, it’s that time of year again, when judges close in on the category winners in The John Smith’s Great British Pub Awards – the highlight in the calendars of licensees up and down the land.

Crowd puller: the pub has witnessed 40% growth year-on-year since reopening two years ago

My Pub: The Doctor's Orders, Sheffield

By Claire Churchard

Licensee Matt Steer has been in the pub business long enough to know what it takes to succeed. And in Sheffield, labelled ‘the real ale capital of the world’, the competition is tough.

Hard yards: Julie and Patrick Beaume have put in the effort and are reaping the rewards

My Pub: The Cartford Inn, Little Eccleston

By Daniel Woolfson

Julie and Patrick Beaume’s Lancashire pub the Cartford Inn was named Best Inn at 2016’s Great British Pub Awards, ahead of celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The couple discuss their journey and the secret to the inn’s success.

Spreading the word: Freemasons at Wiswell, Lancashire winner Steve Smith

GBPA: inspiration from three 2016 winners

By MA Editorial

Thinking about entering the Great British Pub Awards this year? We've spoken to a selection from last year’s title winners to find out how the awards have boosted business.

Raise your pub's profile: a great reason to enter this year's GBPA

How to write an award grabbing GBPA entry

By MA Editorial

The Great British Pub Awards, run by The Morning Advertiser, are recognised as “the ones to win” by licensees, attracting hundreds of entries from thriving pubs around the UK.

The only way is up: there are many ways to maximise a site

Pub success: Stepping up a gear

By Liam Coleman

You’ve realised the dream and have the keys to your own pub. Now that you have your foot in the door, it’s time to think about how you can make the most of the site.

Bone from Home: A full-sized skeleton is just one of the props designed to make NHS staff feel at ease

My Pub: The Doctor's Orders, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

By Claire Churchard

Licensee Matt Steer has been in the pub business long enough to know what it takes to succeed. And in Sheffield, labelled ‘the real ale capital of the world’, the competition is tough, Claire Chuchard reports.

Dark Star: company plans to grow estate to 20 in next five years

Dark Star to open fifth site

By Daniel Woolfson

Brewer and pub operator Dark Star Brewing Co will open its fifth site in Crawley, West Sussex.

Pub business opportunity: Dominic Worrall says rooms offer more profit

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Pubs with rooms are 'not like Fawlty Towers now'

By Nicholas Robinson

Visitor numbers across Britain are expected to rise further as the weaker pound makes it more attractive to foreigners and Brits alike, according to Dominic Worrall, owner of the Bull in Ditchling, East Sussex.

Top cocktail: East by North East from Newcastle's Pleased to Meet You

In association with Diageo

Britain's best cocktail: East by North East

By Nicholas Robinson

Inspiration for cocktails can be close to home, as demonstrated by Pleased to Meet You’s Tom Proud with his beautiful drink East by North East

Great British Pub of the Year 2016 winners' gallery

Great British Pub Awards 2016

Pub Awards: Winners' gallery

By Nikkie Sutton

All of the winners from this year's Great British Pub Awards.