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Great gastro pubs with rooms in Suffolk

From historic tales to coastal retreats, a seafood paradise to city style by the sea and a former brewery. Suffolk’s pubs with rooms take the traditional concept to a whole new level with style, sophistication and award-winning dining alongside the traditional hallmarks of cosy hospitality and warm welcomes. Here the Good Hotel Guide shares their… View Article

A perfect storm: The modern history of gin

The story of modern gin starts with its demise. After its last hurrah in the fifties, what followed were decades of neglect and falling fortunes. The swinging sixties ushered in flower power, men on the moon, microwave dinners and pre-mixed cocktails. Gin, along with the bartender’s craft of classic cocktail making, declined in favour of… View Article

The Good Hotel Guide’s Favourite Gastro Pubs with Rooms in the Lake District

From dreamy coastal locations to hearty local fare, hospitality in the Lake District brings together charm, style, history and natural beauty. With each location offering something unique and different, here the Good Hotel Guide shares their top gastro pubs with rooms in the Lake District… Cuckoo Brow Inn, Far Sawrey In a pretty village between… View Article

From bar to boardroom: a career in the pub industry

Working in a pub is not something that features in any school’s careers advice programme; many people assume that jobs in the sector are mainly for students and part-time workers, or something that people do as a temporary stopgap while in between ‘proper’ jobs. Those of us who work in pubs and bars know that… View Article

Be More Brewdog: Read an extract

BrewDog has never done business the way other companies do. Now, co-founder James Watt has written a ‘staff manual’ to share how they think, work and create craft beers. Want to get a taster? We’ve got a short extract of their story so far, below: 2006: THE BEGINNING Armed with a cobbled together 50L brew… View Article

Six of the best pubs with rooms in Devon

Beautiful locations and lengthy walks along the coast and moors are all part of a hearty Devon escape, and nothing is a better tonic at the end of the day than a cosy pub with a log fire, warm welcome and plentiful food. Snuggle up with winter socks, wellies, scarves and a good winter coat,… View Article

Our Top Ten 2020 Pubs

If you’re looking for a great pub to visit on your travels this year, look no further. These pubs are at the top of their game. Here are our 2020 Top Ten 2020 Pubs, in county order. Cock in Hemingford Grey (Cambridgeshire) Imaginative food in pretty pub with extensive wine list, four interesting beers, a… View Article

Six of the best pubs with rooms in the Cotswolds

A pub in the Cotswolds is always an experience that takes the best parts of traditional and contemporary hospitality and brings them together with Gloucestershire’s own particular brand of magic. Here, the Good Hotel Guide shares six of the most stylish and beautiful pubs with rooms in the Cotswolds… The Swan, Bibury A 17th century… View Article

Adam Henson’s Favourite Pub

Adam Henson presents the BBC television series Countryfile, often from his 650-hectare farm in the Cotswords. Adam also presented the BBC’s Lambing Live with Kate Humble, and has appeared on Radio 4’s On Your Farm and Farming Today. He is the author of three books: Adam’s Farm: My Life on the Land; the Sunday Times… View Article

The Good Hotel Guide’s Favourite Gastro Pubs with Rooms

The Good Hotel Guide recently released it’s 2020 edition of independently reviewed hotels, inns and B&Bs across the UK. Most notably in each category are the special mentions given to the Editor’s Choice destinations, and here they share their best pubs-with-rooms from this year’s Editor’s Choice selection, from seaside fishermen’s haunts to historic coaching inns…… View Article

The best pubs with rooms in Scotland

Scotland has a talent for warm and welcoming hospitality, but nowhere is that more evident than in its pubs with rooms. Characterful, homely, historic and brimming with good cheer, good food and good drink, they are inevitably located in spectacular locations as well. With the propensity for merriment, it’s just as well many of them… View Article

Olly Smith’s Favourite Pub

Olly Smith is a multi-award-winning drinks expert and broadcaster. A regular on BBC1’s Saturday Kitchen, he is also the wine columnist for the Mail on Sunday, the author of five boozy books and the presenter of the new Warner Bros TV series How Beer Changed the World. His favourite pub is… I’ve been going for years… View Article

6 top pubs with rooms in Sussex

From bijoux inns to award-winning restaurants, Sussex has a wealth of beauty and experiences to offer. Whether you’re spending your time walking in the South Downs National Park, dressing up for Glyndebourne or revving those engines at Glyndebourne, hospitality comes in all shapes and sizes, but it’s always serving up a feast as the Good… View Article

The Best Pub for a World Cup Win

The Three Sisters, Edinburgh From raucous cheers to celebratory beers, The Three Sisters Pub proudly represents all things patriotic. Based right in the heart of Edinburgh with live music and outdoor screenings, no-one appreciates the World Cup quite like The Three Sisters. Enjoy proper pub grub as well as quirky street food while belting out… View Article