Editor’s Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

Pubs and inns make the perfect places to stop for traditional warmth and hospitality, and incredible food to boot.  Stylish and relaxed settings with postcard perfect interiors and Michelin star chefs mean that everything is well and truly taken care of.  Here are the Good Hotel Guide’s Editor’s Choice selections for the best pubs with rooms. 

2018 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

Editor’s Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

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The Rose and Crown

The Rose and Crown - Autumn Escape

Romaldkirk

Pull a Windsor chair over to the log fire at Cheryl and Thomas Robinson’s creeper-covered 18th-century inn, in a picture-postcard village in the North Pennines.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
  • activities
  • disabled
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms - Room Upgrade

Tisbury

Dan Brod and Charlie Luxton’s ‘attractive old stone-built pub’ on the edge of the Fonthill Estate has an ‘airy, modern vibe’ amid traditional elements.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Felin Fach

‘A wonderful place’, the Inkin brothers’ dining pub-with-rooms combines a ‘relaxed, happy-making atmosphere’ with ‘decently sized, nicely furnished bedrooms’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
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The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

Rock-solid traditional values win praise for the Graves family’s late Georgian village inn, at the centre of a terrace of cottages on the edge of Dartmoor.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
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Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

Apple. Berry. Biscuit. Double Cream… Ben Jones and Sean Hope clearly had food on their mind when they named the bedrooms in Beech House.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • disabled
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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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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 Star Inn

The Star Inn

Harome

In its ‘quiet village setting’ on the edge of the North York Moors, this 14th-century thatch-roofed inn looks pure chocolate box; as with all the best chocolate boxes, there is deliciousness within.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
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The King’s Head Inn

The King’s Head Inn

Bledington

‘Completely serene’, Nicola and Archie Orr-Ewing’s ‘sweet Cotswold-stone inn’ stands on the village green, a brook trickling by – here’s ‘a good spot for reading in sunny weather’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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Red Lion Inn

Red Lion Inn

Babcary

‘A hive of activity’, Clare and Charlie Garrard’s 17th-century thatched inn is well liked for its ‘excellent accommodation’, ‘enjoyable food’ and ‘efficient, professional staff’.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • gastropub
  • disabled

2017 Editor's Choice Gastropubs

Editor’s Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

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The Talbot Inn

The Talbot Inn - Room Upgrade

Mells

Close to the fine church in an ‘attractive’ medieval wool village, this ‘friendly, well-patronised’ 15th-century coaching inn has ‘the warm, buzzy feel of a country pub’, say Guide readers in 2017.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
  • cooking_school
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The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

‘A congenial atmosphere and a happy buzz’ greeted Guide inspectors arriving at Richard Ireton and Sarah Hudson’s refurbished 17th-century coaching inn, in a ‘postcard-worthy rural setting’ by the stone bridge over the River Monnow.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • gastropub
  • view
  • wine
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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
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Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

Apple. Berry. Biscuit. Double Cream… Ben Jones and Sean Hope clearly had food on their mind when they named the bedrooms in Beech House.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • gastropub
  • disabled
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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
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The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

London

On a narrow street lined with independent shops and restaurants, this voguish pub-with-rooms is equal parts bustle (downstairs in the busy pub) and calm (upstairs in the ‘thoughtfully furnished' bedrooms).
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • gastropub
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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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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
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The Bridge Inn at Ratho

The Bridge Inn at Ratho

Ratho

Run with ‘an easy, informal air’, Graham and Rachel Bucknall’s ‘bright’, ‘lively’ restaurant-with-rooms on the historic Union Canal has ‘all the character you could hope for’.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
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The Devonshire Arms

The Devonshire Arms

Long Sutton

Contented guests praise the ‘friendly, efficient staff’, ‘comfy beds’ and ‘good food’ at Philip Mepham’s inn on the village green.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • gastropub
  • b&b

2016 Editor's Choice Gastropubs

Editor’s Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

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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
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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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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 Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

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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