Pub

Changing tastes: the history of the gastropub is unique

Gastropubs ‘not killing off pub culture’

By Nicholas Robinson

Gastropubs are providing a boost to society and pub culture, rather than gentrifying a historic British tradition, an author has claimed in her new book.

Decline: diners ate at the pub less during sunny May

Sunny May leaves pubs short on diners

By Nicholas Robinson

Food pubs did not feel the benefit of the unseasonably warm May, with budget-sensitive diners opting for home barbecues or picnics in the park, new data shows.

Pub capital: Liberty Games declares Portsmouth the UK's pub capital

Liberty Games crowns Britain’s pub capital

By Stuart Stone

Games room specialists Liberty Games analysed the addresses of 51,566 pubs and crowned Portsmouth as the pub capital of the UK, based on the number of pubs per square mile.

Just pawfect: The Fox and Hounds has received multiple awards for being dog friendly

My Pub: the UK's most dog-friendly pub, the Fox and Hounds, Reading

By Georgina Townshend

Managers Jayne Tilsley and Miles Teece know a thing or two about keeping families and their four-legged friends happy. After winning multiple awards for keeping our canine companions content, Tilsley talks about what makes the UK’s most dog-friendly pub...

Long heritage: the King Arthur pub doesn't take plastic payment and only serves two beers

My Pub: The King Arthur, Worcestershire

By Phil Dixon

A new pub that doesn’t take plastic payment and only serves two types of beer – it can only be a Bathams pub. The Morning Advertiser journeyed to the Black Country to see how the brewery, which trades on its long heritage, has taken what it does best...

Cheers: Judi Newman with Terry Stork outside the shop

Pub is home to first village shop in over 30 years

By Georgina Townshend

After an absence of more than three decades, a village in Suffolk is welcoming the launch of a new village shop at the Oyster Inn, boosted by a grant from People’s Postcode Lottery.

Wave of cost rises: After an expensive year, it's worth setting aside time to prioritise cost management

Cost cutters: ways to reduce the 3 biggest pub costs

By Claire Churchard

As pubs battle ever-rising overheads and the ongoing uncertainty of Brexit, The Morning Advertiser looks at the three main costs for pubs and outlines some ways to cut them down to size

What will 2018 hold for your pub?

Spotlight: What will 2018 hold for your pub?

By Morning Advertiser Editorial

It’s a new year, so what do leading pub operators think are the opportunities and challenges in the next 12 months? The Morning Advertiser finds out

All the bar's a stage: pub theatre can entice a wider audience to your premises

Pub drama: theatre can pull in the crowds

By Fiona McLelland

Drama in your pub is not always a bad thing, particularly if you’re putting on a theatre production. Here are some pubs that have made a success of the stage business and advice that could lead you to get your act together