Publican Pub Food Awards 2007
Pub of the Year 2007 Announced
Publican has this week announced its Pub of the Year 2007 alongside 14 category
winners from seafood to local food sourcing, alfresco to Sunday lunch.
trade magazine invited entries from across the board - country freehouses to
inner city gastro pubs and food focused pub companies large and small. Although
the pubs nominate themselves, they were inspected and interviewed by The
Royal Standard of England, winner of the Sunday Lunch Pub of the Year
and Pub Food Champion of the Year already has two pub
walks on this website. However it would be great to see walks submitted
featuring some of the other winners too. So if you know a good pub walk from
any of these, please let us know so we can all give their cuisine a try!
Dining Pub of the Year - The Inn @ West End, West End, Surrey
This award seeks to reward an overall outdoor dining experience that sets the
winner apart from other pubs offering outdoor dining.
Pub of the Year - The Oak, Kelsall, Cheshire, CW6 0RR
This category will be won by the pub which demonstrates how it has increased
dessert sales by offering a creative dessert menu which is skilfully promoted.
Pub of the year - The Grapes, Limehouse, London E14 8BP
Strong promotional and presentational skills combined with a wide knowledge
of and passion for seafood cookery are prerequisites for this award.
Pub of the Year - The Fountain Inn, Oldwood, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire
Highly Commended: The Norway Inn, Perranarworthal, Truro, Cornwall TR3 7NUl
This title will be awarded to the pub that has done the most to support local
produce and grow sales of local specialities.
Pub of the Year - The Royal Standard of England, Forty Green, Beaconsfield,
Buckinghamshire HP9 1XT
This title will be awarded to the pub serving Britainís best Sunday lunch.
Pub of the Year - The Monro, Liverpool L1 5AG
This award will be given to the pub which has recognised the importance of lighter
* Pub of the Year
Limehouse, London E14 8BP - "Simply the best pub in Britain."
Chosen from the winners of Alfresco Dining Pub of the Year, Dessert Pub
of the Year, Seafood Pub of the Year, Local Food Pub of the Year, Sunday
Lunch Pub of the Year and Light Bite Pub of the Year.
Food Pub of the Year - The Farmers Bar, Buckinghamshire HP20
Highly Commended: The Fox & Hounds, Eggesford, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7JZ
Demonstrating an ability and interest in matching beer with food.
Food Pub of the Year - The Inn @ West End, Surrey GU24 9PW
Demonstrating ability and interest in matching wine with food.
Innovation of the Year - The Sandrock, Wrecclesham, Surrey
Rewarding a pub that has introduced an outstanding innovation which has had
a positive effect on food sales.
Champion of the Year - Paul Dorehill at the Royal Standard of England,
Forty Green, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire HP9 1XT
The pub chef or manager who has demonstrated his or her ability to grow a pubís
of the Year - Joe Cussens and Justin Sleath at the Marlborough Tavern,
Bath, BA1 2LY
Recognising and rewarding the outstanding new talent entering into the pub trade.
of the Year - Chef and Brewer (Spirit Group)
The most outstanding food-led pub retail brand or concept. All entrants must
have a clear brand proposition which highlights catering as an essential part
of its offer.
Champion of the Year - Dean Snee, head of food, Orchid Group
Recognising and rewarding the skills and talents of managers at Head Office
level who are responsible for developing targeted, innovative pub food propositions
which meet sales and profit objectives.
of the Year - St Austell Brewery
The pub operating company which exhibits a high standard of catering within