Tag - National Pub of the Year

George & Dragon pub in Hudswell

George & Dragon Hudswell named CAMRA pub of the year

Co-operative pub takes CAMRA Pub of the Year crown A small village pub which was saved from closure by the local community has won CAMRA‘s National Pub of the Year award. When the George & Dragon pub in Hudswell closed in 2008 it left the small North Yorkshire village with no other facilities for its residents apart from a village hall. Within two years, the community banded together to form the Hudswell Community Pub Ltd group and bought back the pub, re-opening in June 2010 after extensive renovations. The community was determined that the George & Dragon would offer far more than [...]

Sandford Park Alehouse

CAMRA announces pub of the year

Former nightclub The Sandford Park Alehouse has been crowned the best pub in the country by The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Just three years after being opened on the site of a former nightclub, the Sandford Park Alehouse in Cheltenham has been named the Campaign for Real Ale‘s National Pub of the Year. Pub of the Year organiser Paul Ainsworth said: “The Sandford Park impressed the judges on every level, but especially the quality and choice of its real ales, where the scores were among the highest ever recorded in the contest. Judges also appreciated the stylish modern decor, the knowledgeable, [...]

Pub of the Year 2014

CAMRA announces the Supreme Regional Pub winners

The top four best pubs in Britain as judged by the Campaign for Real Ale, CAMRA, have been announced as they move closer to crowning the National Pub of the Year. The pubs are judged on their atmosphere, decor, welcome, service, value for money, customer mix, but most importantly – quality of beer. The Supreme Regional Pubs are: West Pennines: Drovers Rest Inn, Monkhill, Carlisle, Cumbria CA5 6DB Inside the pub is designed to make customers feel like they’re in three completely different rooms. There’s a games area at the back with a pool table, the bar area is cosy and welcoming [...]