Editor’s choice: 2016 Gastropubs

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 Sun Inn

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Dedham

‘A warm-hearted spot with obliging staff, good food, gracefully homey rooms and a genial community feel’, Piers Baker’s 15th-century inn is ‘a good place in which to find oneself’, say Guide inspectors in 2017.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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The Victoria

The Victoria

London

‘We love the feel of the place,’ writes a Guide reader in 2017 of this lively pub-with-rooms in a ‘magnificent location’ between Richmond Park and Kew Gardens.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • weddings
3
The Stagg Inn

The Stagg Inn

Titley

‘A warm welcome and excellent food’ add up to a ‘thoroughly enjoyable’ stay at Nicola and Steve Reynolds’s pub-with rooms, say Guide readers this year.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
10% discount voucher 25% voucher
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The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

Zennor

‘Our favourite pub-with-rooms, it truly lives up to its motto of “simple things done well”,’ say regular Guide correspondents in 2017 of the Inkin brothers’ ‘excellent’, family-friendly spot in rugged west Cornwall, minutes from the cliff edge.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
5
The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest

Nether Westcote

‘However you look at it, it’s truly a delight.’
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • wine
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6
The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn

West Hoathly

‘What makes this 16th-century freehouse so special is the atmosphere: informal and friendly, yet 100% professional.’
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • wine
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7
The Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Hough-on-the-Hill

A ‘micro-country house’ in a peaceful Lincolnshire village, Paul and Lorraine Willoughby’s 17th-century inn ‘oozes character’.
  • wifi
  • gastropub
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse

East Chisenbury

‘We loved the atmosphere, the amazing food and the beautiful bedrooms.’
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • gourmet
  • view
  • disabled
10% discount voucher

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Selected hotel accepts discount vouchers which entitle readers to a 25% discount off their normal B&B rate for a single night’s stay. Each printed copy of the Guide contains six vouchers worth in total about £150.

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