Editor’s choice: 2016 Gastropubs
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gastropubs are welcoming pubs which serve high-quality food – and we’ve picked the best of the bunch plus chosen top places where you can stay over and be assured of luxury hotel standards. food, wine and ambience have been independently reviewed to bring you the uk’s top ten gastropubs.

Editor’s choice: 2016 Gastropubs

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The Feathered Nest

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Chipping Norton

An 18th-century malthouse on a hilltop, with spectacular views across the Evenlode valley, is today a village hub, pub and foodie destination.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Cat Inn

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West Hoathly

‘This is one of the best, if not the best-run inn we’ve ever stayed at.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • good_value
  • foodie
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Colchester

In the heart of Constable country, Piers Baker’s 14th-century inn is ‘what pubs were meant to look like’, from the eye-catching sign outside to the beamed ceilings and wooden floors within.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
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The Stagg Inn

The Stagg Inn

Kington

At the meetings of two ancient drovers’ roads, close to the Welsh border, Steve and Nicola Reynolds’s rural village dining-pub-with-rooms has been a foodie destination for more than 20 years.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • foodie
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The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

St Ives

You drive over moors on a near-deserted road to reach Charles and Edmund Inkin’s relaxed, informal dining-pub-with-rooms on Cornwall’s Atlantic coast.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
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The Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Grantham

With her infectious laugh and ready endearments, hostess Lorraine Willoughby is the life and soul of this gastropub-with-rooms in a friendly rural village, but there is much besides to like.
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • gourmet
  • walking
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse

Pewsey

On the edge of Salisbury Plain not far from Stonehenge, this thatched 19th-century beer house is run as a friendly village local and Michelin-starred pub-with-rooms by chef/proprietors Guy and Brittany Manning.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • gourmet
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • foodie

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Last updated: December 12, 2016