To compete in the Pub of the Year category a pub has to have unanimous enthusiasm from all readers on all aspects of its business – it has to be top of its game.
PUB OF THE YEAR 2019
A first class, pretty pub in a delightful village the Cock at Hemingford Grey is our Pub of the Year 2019.
PUB OF THE YEAR RUNNERS-UP
A prestigious award indeed, this pulls together the best pubs in the country. They include:
NEW PUB OF THE YEAR 2019
In a bustling Cotswold village the Masons Arms in Meysey Hampton is our New Pub of the Year 2019.
NEW PUB OF THE YEAR RUNNERS-UP
Our new entries come from right across the country and range from little country taverns to smart dining pubs and even to character bars in civilised hotels. They are:
LICENSEES OF THE YEAR 2019
Their dedication and care for both their pub and their customers make Colin and Teresa Ombler of the Bell in Welford-on-Avon are our Licensees of the Year 2019.
LICENSEES OF THE YEAR RUNNERS-UP
The be amongst the elite of publicans running some of the best pubs in the country, you have to be a pretty special person. Our stars are
Philip and Lauren Davison of the Fox in Peasemore
Mary Short of the Barley Mow in Kirk Ireton
Kathryn Horton of the Ostrich in Newland
Tim Gray of the Yew Tree in Lower Wield
Norman and Janet Whittall of the Three Horseshoes at Little Cowarne
Paddy Groves of Woods in Dulverton
Rob and Liz Allcock of the Long Arms in South Wraxall
The Key family of the Nags Head in Usk