Simon Rimmer, celebrity chef and new licensee of The Elephant Pub
& Bakehouse, and Chris Tulloch of Northwest Pub
Company, Weston Castle, which runs the Queens Arms, received their awards at a gala celebration Liverpool's Titanic Hotel and Rum Warehouse.
But despite this pubs
are still being lost at an alarming rate across the UK.
It has left a lot of pubs
unable to make even a living wage and hundreds of pubs
have gone out of business because of this.
When we opened the first Olde Blind Dog pub
in Milton in 2009, authenticity was one of our top goals," explained Wallace.
We want to use our low tax agenda to help pubs
and protect the role they play as economic, social and cultural hubs.
He said pub
companies, which often owned the properties, sold off former pubs
to developers and supermarkets.
Pilot and mariner Sam Ace, the first licensee, named the waterside pub
after the heroic small boats which led big ships through the Swansea Bay sandbanks.
Customers generally go to community pubs
because they are close and convenient--a neighborhood bar.
And it says 600 pubs
have now been listed as Assets of Community Value, following a campaign to encourage local groups to register pubs
About a third of UK pubs
are run on a tenant model, with the majority owned by Solihull-based Enterprise Inns and Staffordshire-based Punch Taverns.
Years ago, before I had moved to Newcastle, I thought the pinnacle of pub
enjoyment was a quaint country pub
- that is, until my brother took me on a tour of London pubs
, and I saw how diverse our drinking establishments can be.
across Wales have been brought up for sale following the news that a pub
company was to go into administration.