THE GOOD PUB GUIDE AWARDS 2019: THE BEST OF THE BEST

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.

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.

Hemingford Grey, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire

PUB OF THE YEAR RUNNERS-UP

A prestigious award indeed, this pulls together the best pubs in the country. They include:

Horndon-on-the-Hill, Stanford-le-Hope, Essex

Bledington, Chipping Norton, Gloucestershire

Winchester, Hampshire

Clipsham, Oakham, Leicestershire

Snettisham, King's Lynn, Norfolk

Swinbrook, Burford, Oxfordshire

Blanchland, Consett, Northumbria

Dulverton, Somerset

Welford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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.

Meysey Hampton, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

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:

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

South Pool, Kingsbridge, Devon

Dog

Wingham, Canterbury, Kent

Letcombe Regis, Wantage, Oxfordshire

Norton St Philip, Bath, Somerset

Barrow, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Shipston-on-Stour, Warwickshire

Chilton Foliat, Hungerford, Wiltshire

Minskip, York, Yorkshire

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.

Welford-on-Avon, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire

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

Fox

Peasemore, Newbury, Berkshire

Mary Short of the Barley Mow in Kirk Ireton

Kirk Ireton, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Kathryn Horton of the Ostrich in Newland

Newland, Coleford, Gloucestershire

Tim Gray of the Yew Tree in Lower Wield

Lower Wield, Alresford, Hampshire

Norman and Janet Whittall of the Three Horseshoes at Little Cowarne

Little Cowarne, Bromyard, Herefordshire

Paddy Groves of Woods in Dulverton

Dulverton, Somerset

Rob and Liz Allcock of the Long Arms in South Wraxall

South Wraxall, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire

The Key family of the Nags Head in Usk

Usk, Wales

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