The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

From seaside fishermen’s haunts to historic coaching inns, the UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms combine good food, drink and a warm welcome. Heritage is a key part of what makes pubs in the UK unique - whether it’s 18th century or 15th century, their character includes original features such as Elizabethan staircases, thatched roofs and Inglenook fireplaces.
The Lamb Inn, Burford

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2023 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

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The Old Coastguard

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Penzance

‘My favourite hotel anywhere in the world,’ writes a reader, of this welcoming pub-with-rooms in an enchanting fishing village.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • pub_with_rooms
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Staycation Special Offer

Chipping Norton

Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

‘Fabulous as ever’, this 16th-century, timber-frame and tile-clad pub-with-rooms has everything you could look for in a village local and makes a good base for exploring the South Downs national park.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

East Chisenbury

A ‘laid-back, fire-in-the hearth, village pub atmosphere’ prevails at this thatched gastropub with riverside guesthouse on the edge of Salisbury Plain.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • foodie
  • fishing
  • great_breakfast
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The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

Huddled below wooded hills, beside a stone bridge over the River Monnow, this whitewashed former 17th-century coaching inn is delightfully at ease in the landscape.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • pub_with_rooms
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Snettisham

As ringed plovers and pink-footed geese flock to Snettisham’s shingle beaches, lagoons, tidal mudflats and cattle-grazed salt marsh, so happy families and their dogs flock to Jeannette and Anthony Goodrich’s friendly pub.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
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The Talbot Inn

The Talbot Inn

Frome

This 15th-century coaching inn with its old arched carriageway has been beautifully made over in casual-chic style as a pub-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Alice Hawthorn

The Alice Hawthorn

York

Off the beaten track, yet only five miles from the A1(M), this smart 18th-century village inn has a reputation for inspired pub food and Scandi-cool rooms.
  • boutique
  • dog_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wifi
  • outdoor_dining
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • garden
  • good_value
  • disabled_facilities
  • foodie
  • bird_watching
  • weddings
  • great_breakfast
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The Angel Inn

The Angel Inn

Skipton

In a quiet corner of the Yorkshire Dales, this long and low 15th-century inn spoils with Michelin-starred food, luxurious yet understated bedrooms and a relaxed vibe.
From £70 per night
  • weddings
  • disabled
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • disabled_facilities
  • dog_friendly
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • gourmet
  • foodie
  • for_winelovers
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • honeymoon
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
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The Bonnie Badger

The Bonnie Badger

Gullane

The cool Scandi-Scotia design inside this Victorian inn is unexpected in this quiet village close to Scotland’s East Lothian coast.
  • celebrity_chef
  • wildlife_watching
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • outdoor_dining
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • parking
  • foodie
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast

2022 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - 'Autumn Escape' Special Offer

Barnard Castle

This inn, next to a Grade I listed village church and overlooking the green, is in the heart of Teesdale’s walking country and strikes a happy balance between old-world charm and modern comforts.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • parking
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham - Dinner, Bed and Breakfast from £99 per Person per night Special Offer

Canterbury

More a stylish gastropub than a community hub, this historic inn has a following of foodies, who rave about its 'delicious meals'.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • weddings
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • garden
  • historic
  • foodie
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Tucked between the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains, this red brick inn glows with a warm welcome and down-to-earth charm that attracts walkers, dogs, families and couples.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Acorn Inn

The Acorn Inn

Evershot

Thomas Hardy fans will be in their element at this local watering hole in Dorset, which was the model for 'The Sow and Acorn’ in Tess of the d’Urbervilles.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • historic
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • weddings
  • good_value
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The Dabbling Duck

The Dabbling Duck

Great Massingham

They have all their ducks in a row at this wisteria-decked gastropub-with-rooms overlooking the green in a village where mallards glide on old abbey fishponds.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • pub_with_rooms
  • foodie
  • golf
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Pentonbridge Inn

Pentonbridge Inn

Penton

The humble setting of this former coaching inn, half a mile from the Scottish border, belies its chic bedrooms and creative cooking.
  • wifi
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • babyfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • parking
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The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn

Elie

The catch of the day could be Shetland hake in the restaurant or nifty fielding on the sands at this pub-with-rooms overlooking the Firth of Forth, with its own beach cricket team.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • weddings
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Peacock at Barlow

The Peacock at Barlow

Chesterfield

The ‘young, enthusiastic staff’ extend a genuinely warm welcome at this ‘large, modernised pub-with-rooms’, in a rolling, pastoral North Derbyshire landscape.
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wifi
  • good_value
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • electric_charging_point
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The Harcourt Arms

The Harcourt Arms

Witney

Although it has been taken over by the Barkby Group, this 17th-century gastropub-with-rooms in a rural village between the rivers Thames and Windrush 'still feels individual', say readers.
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • bird_watching
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • disabled_facilities
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
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Sign of the Angel

Sign of the Angel

Lacock

Think of a quintessential English coaching inn – half-timbered facade, big stone fireplaces, low-beamed rooms, leaded windows, panelled walls, wonky floors – and you could be describing this 15th Century village inn.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • british
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • babyfriendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • walking
  • wheelchair_accessible

2021 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

From its tile-hung facade to Harvey the resident spaniel snoozing in front of the fire, this is a quintessential Sussex village pub. The kitchen is passionate about local sourcing, and the bedrooms have Vispring beds and posh toiletries.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
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The Lamb Inn

The Lamb Inn

Burford

Set in former weavers’ cottages, with a beamed and flagstoned interior and a jumble of antiques and armchairs, this is a classic old English pub, but with a smart dining room, and 17 rather swish rooms attached, some of them with four-posters.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
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The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

nr Helmsley

This exceptional pub in a thatched village cottage is worth a long detour. Andrew Pern serves Michelin-starred food, the bar was built by a master craftsman, and the bedrooms across the road are charmingly eccentric and very comfortable.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Not far from the book-lovers’ paradise of Hay-on-Wye is this laid-back dining pub with famously comfortable beds in its retro rooms. Menus are brief, to maintain the chef’s fierce commitment to the fresh, seasonal and locally sourced.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Colchester

The Sun continues to shine with its winning blend of modern pub food, beamed interiors and a jolly atmosphere. Bedrooms are graceful, with solid oak beds, and an indulgent fry-up at breakfast will set you up for a day in Constable country.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Talbot Inn

The Talbot Inn

Frome

This relaxed 15th-century coaching inn offers food of a consistently high standard, whether it’s a simple Ploughman’s or a dry-aged Stoke Marsh Farm sirloin steak. Bedrooms have Egyptian cotton sheets, Welsh blankets and cosy armchairs.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak

Tetbury

Plant eaters will be happy at this funky inn, with a jukebox inside, an Airstream trailer outside, and rustic chic bedrooms. Chef Stergios Pikos specialises in excellent vegan and vegetarian dishes, alongside traditional pub favourites.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • walking
  • ecofriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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Pentonbridge Inn

Pentonbridge Inn

Penton

This stylish former coaching inn with views across Cumbria is run with a five- star touch. Chris Archer serves local food, much of it grown in the kitchen garden. Contemporary bedrooms have fresh flowers and wet-room showers.
  • wifi
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • babyfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
  • parking
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The Pear Tree Inn

The Pear Tree Inn

Melksham

A gorgeous 17th-century pub, lovingly restored by Jackie Cosens and Adrian Jenkins, has got everything right, from chic-farmhouse interiors to delicious seasonal food – so local that meat can be traced right back to the individual animal.
  • outdoor_dining
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • great_breakfast
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • guest_house
  • good_value
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The Bonnie Badger

The Bonnie Badger

Gullane

Tom and Michaela Kitchin’s classy gastropub has a nature-to-plate philosophy (and serves everything from ham, egg and chips to Orkney scallops), while the coolly luxurious bedrooms reflect the soft colours of the East Lothian countryside.
  • celebrity_chef
  • wildlife_watching
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • outdoor_dining
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • child_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • weddings
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • garden
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • parking
  • foodie
  • babyfriendly
  • bird_watching
  • great_breakfast

2020 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - 'Autumn Escape' Special Offer

Barnard Castle

A chorus of acclaim this year for Cheryl and Thomas Robinson’s 18th-century coaching inn turned village pub par excellence. The quality of local ingredients shines in David Hunter’s seriously great grub. Rooms are splendidly non-chintzy.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • parking
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan - Dinner, Bed & Breakfast Special Offer

Kirkby Stephen

Cosy and quirky, Louise Dinnes’s Victorian pub ticks so many boxes. Friendly staff, public rooms filled with clocks and curios, individually styled bedrooms, first-rate modern cooking, a garden with rushing brook, and the Eden valley on the doorstep.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
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  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
  • tennis
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

East Chisenbury

From a burger in the beer garden or bar, to Michelin-starred cooking, Guy and Brittany Manning will provide at their thatched village pub. Boutique guest-house rooms have decking almost on the banks of the Avon. Better than ever, say our readers.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
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  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
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  • fishing
  • great_breakfast
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The Inn at Whitewell

The Inn at Whitewell

Clitheroe

A distinctly Merrie England ethos pleases readers at Charles Bowman’s eccentric inn on the River Hodder. Blazing log fires, locally shot game, cask-conditioned ales, four-poster rooms, antiques, oil paintings, and a subversive sense of humour add to a potent mix.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • activities
  • for_winelovers
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • spa
  • babyfriendly
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Twenty years after Edmund Inkin bought the first of the three dining pubs he owns with brother Charles, the formula is still a winner. Shabby chic decor, delicious food, an inclusive ambience, sustainability, support for the community, perfectly judged simplicity.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Snettisham

Top marks to Jeannette and Anthony Goodrich for the enthusiasm they bring to their pretty 14th-century pub, which serves pub classics and more ambitious fare. Traditional charm is matched by friendly staff, a happy vibe and decor with touches of humour.
  • child_friendly
  • golf
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • foodie
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Colchester

The Sun has been on the rise since Piers Baker took on what was then a grotty local boozer in 2003. A 15th-century coaching inn, it perfectly fulfils the roles of friendly local, smart hotel and modern restaurant with Italian-inspired cooking.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Cricket Inn

The Cricket Inn

Kingsbridge

You can eat a soup of locally caught crab in the nautical-themed restaurant at Rachel and Nigel Heath’s Victorian pub overlooking Start Bay, as waves crash on the shingle beach. New England-style bedrooms are fresh and appealing.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • outdoor_dining
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • good_value
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The Greyhound Inn

The Greyhound Inn

Wantage

First out of the traps this year among Oxfordshire pubs, Martyn Reed and Catriona Galbraith’s red brick village local wins high approval for maintaining traditional values while innovating with jazz, pizza, garden parties. Liam Whittle cooks with flair.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
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  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • good_value
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The Wellington Arms

The Wellington Arms

Baughurst

Fluffy tea cosies, fine china, new-laid eggs, home-grown produce and resident Jacob’s sheep add to the off-beat appeal of Simon Page and Jason King’s pub. Bedrooms are beautifully appointed, and Mr King’s cooking has an unfussy elegance.
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • good_value
  • walking
  • ecofriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • pub_with_rooms
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • child_friendly

2019 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

1
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The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard - Winter Escape Special Offer

Penzance

Casual chic, a laid-back vibe and local art are the style at this former coastguard’s station turned dining pub in a picture- postcard fishing village. Enjoy Cornish produce, clever cooking, foraging walks, yoga weekends and sub-tropical gardens.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • romantic
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • pub_with_rooms
2
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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

A log fire warms the bar of this popular 16th-century pub, its oak beams hung with pewter mugs. There is pub grub of the highest order, freshly decorated bedrooms, each with a Nespresso coffee machine, a good breakfast. The terrace and herb garden are the cat’s whiskers.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
3
The Colonsay

The Colonsay

Isle of Colonsay

There are quiz nights and live music at the sole hostelry on this remote island. Simple bedrooms have views of hillside and sea, across to neighbouring Jura. A new chef is making waves. Why not come for the annual book festival?
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • bird_watching
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • fishing
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • garden
  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
4
The Punch Bowl Inn

The Punch Bowl Inn

Kendal

You can sleep in a four-poster bed made of reclaimed elm at this atmospheric 300-year-old inn in a pretty south Lakeland village inn. The chef makes inventive use of prime Cumbrian produce. Vegetarians have a field day.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • electric_charging_point
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • for_winelovers
5
Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

Readers write of the fun at this village pub/restaurant, but the food is seriously good. Options include tapas and creative, modern British fare, with fresh produce from the kitchen garden. The pub’s bedrooms in Beech House are rather glamorous.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • with_cooking_school
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
6
The Gunton Arms

The Gunton Arms

Thorpe Market

Venison from the surrounding deer park appears on the daily-changing menus at this extraordinary converted country house near Cromer, crammed with Victorian paintings, vintage novelties and Brit Art. One room has a marble bathroom from Egypt.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • historic
  • view
  • disabled_facilities
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • romantic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • country_house
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • foodie
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
7
The Greyhound Inn

The Greyhound Inn

Wantage

Real ale, wine tastings, jazz evenings and quiz nights assure this 18th-century pub of a local following. The friendly staff, superior pub fare and smart rooms supplied with freshly baked biscuits make it a Guide shoo-in.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • parking
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • babyfriendly
  • foodie
  • good_value
8
The Bildeston Crown

The Bildeston Crown

Bildeston

Ancient timbers, a roaring fire in winter, alfresco dining in summer, characterful bedrooms (one with antique four-poster), the chef’s ways with local produce and an excellent breakfast won over our inspectors in 2018 at this historic coaching inn.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • dog_friendly
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • cycling
  • disabled_facilities
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • historic
9
The Pipe and Glass Inn

The Pipe and Glass Inn

South Dalton

Beyond a beamed bar serving hand- pulled Yorkshire ales, there are menus for children, for vegetarians, for everyone, in the Michelin-starred restaurant at this friendly former coaching inn. Jazzy, high- spec bedrooms surround a herb garden.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • pub_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • bird_watching
  • foodie
  • wildlife_watching
  • boutique
  • great_breakfast
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
10
The Glenelg Inn

The Glenelg Inn

Kyle of Lochalsh

You can eat in the garden overlooking the Sound of Sleat, or cosily in the bar, at this traditional inn and music venue in a remote and beautiful landscape. The young chef works magic with local produce.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • walking
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • romantic
  • garden

2018 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

1
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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown - 'Autumn Escape' Special Offer

Barnard Castle

This inn, next to a Grade I listed village church and overlooking the green, is in the heart of Teesdale’s walking country and strikes a happy balance between old-world charm and modern comforts.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • activities
  • disabled
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • parking
2
Special offer
The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Staycation Special Offer

Chipping Norton

Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
3
The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

nr Helmsley

Devotees of this thatched village pub-with-rooms and Michelin-starred restaurant will be thrilled when it reopens in autumn following 2021’s disastrous fire; rooms and breakfast, meanwhile, are unaffected.
  • weddings
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • gourmet
  • conference_meeting
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • for_winelovers
  • great_breakfast
  • historic
  • outdoor_dining
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
4
The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Tucked between the Brecon Beacons and the Black Mountains, this red brick inn glows with a warm welcome and down-to-earth charm that attracts walkers, dogs, families and couples.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • cycling
  • horse_riding
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
5
The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

‘Our favourite place to go for a meal,’ wrote loyal Guide readers who live near this traditional family-run inn in a rural Dartmoor hamlet.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
6
Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

Swing off the A1 down a tree-lined lane to this award-garlanded village gastropub, with rooms in a Georgian house opposite.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • with_cooking_school
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
7
The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury

The bar was 'buzzing with convivial chatter’ when readers arrived at this Georgian dining pub-with-rooms on the edge of the rolling parkland of the Fonthill Estate.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • babyfriendly
  • good_value
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • parking
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • fishing
  • outdoor_dining
8
The Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Grantham

Wing armchairs, table lamps and a Farrow & Ball palette blend with wooden bar stools and high-back settles in the cosy bar of this 19th-century ironstone and limestone village pub-with-rooms.
  • wifi
  • walking
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • foodie
9
The King’s Head Inn

The King’s Head Inn

Bledington

Archie and Nicola Orr-Ewing have created a seamless blend of friendly village local and gastropub-with-rooms at their former 16th-century cider house overlooking the green.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • golf
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
10
The Red Lion

The Red Lion

Somerton

There's bags of olde worlde character in Clare and Charlie Garrard's thatched gastropub, with flagstone floors and exposed beams and plenty of cosy corners and crannies.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining

2017 Editor's Choice Gastropubs

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

1
Special offer
The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest - Three Nights for the Price of Two Staycation Special Offer

Chipping Norton

Guests have a bird’s-eye view over the Evenlode valley from Adam Taylor’s gastropub-with-rooms in a hilltop Cotswold village.
  • weddings
  • walking
  • garden
  • wifi
  • tennis
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • for_winelovers
  • veganfriendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • child_friendly
  • parking
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • cycling
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
  • dog_friendly
2
Special offer
The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse - Two Nights for the Price of One Special Offer

East Chisenbury

A ‘laid-back, fire-in-the hearth, village pub atmosphere’ prevails at this thatched gastropub with riverside guesthouse on the edge of Salisbury Plain.
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • conference_meeting
  • view
  • disabled
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • child_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • bird_watching
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • foodie
  • fishing
  • great_breakfast
3
The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

Huddled below wooded hills, beside a stone bridge over the River Monnow, this whitewashed former 17th-century coaching inn is delightfully at ease in the landscape.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
  • electric_charging_point
  • for_winelovers
  • foodie
  • pub_with_rooms
4
The Stagg Inn

The Stagg Inn

Kington

A former local boozer in a rural village where two drovers’ roads meet, The Stagg made history in 2001 when it became the first repurposed village pub to gain a Michelin star.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • foodie
  • cycling
5
Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

Swing off the A1 down a tree-lined lane to this award-garlanded village gastropub, with rooms in a Georgian house opposite.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • disabled_facilities
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • disabled
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
  • with_cooking_school
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • babyfriendly
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • parking
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
6
The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

St Ives

Friendly, unfussy, effortlessly stylish, Charles and Edmund Inkin’s dining pub ‘retains a sense of the peacefulness, remoteness and wildness that make this part of the world so very lovely’.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • surfing
  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
7
The Talbot Inn

The Talbot Inn

Frome

This 15th-century coaching inn with its old arched carriageway has been beautifully made over in casual-chic style as a pub-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • good_value
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
8
The Bridge Inn at Ratho

The Bridge Inn at Ratho

Ratho

Expect a ‘cheerful welcome’ at this gastropub-with-rooms, which stands by a bridge over the Union Canal in a conservation village.
  • garden
  • good_value
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • weddings
  • wifi
  • cycling
  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
9
The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

London

A country pub feel close to the bustle of Oxford Street sounds unlikely but this pub-with-rooms with its popular pavement terrace in a quiet backwater manages it with unpretentious style.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • boutique
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • babyfriendly
10
The Devonshire Arms

The Devonshire Arms

Langport

Behind a handsome 18th-century blue-lias-stone facade, a former village inn overlooking the green is these days a contemporary drop-in bar and restaurant-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • bandb
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • babyfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • good_value
  • cycling
  • golf
  • restaurant_with_rooms

2016 Editor's Choice Gastropubs

The UK’s best gastro pubs-with-rooms

1
Special offer
The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn - 15% Discount Two Night Stay Special Offer

West Hoathly

‘Fabulous as ever’, this 16th-century, timber-frame and tile-clad pub-with-rooms has everything you could look for in a village local and makes a good base for exploring the South Downs national park.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
  • good_value
  • parking
2
The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Colchester

'A lovely old building in a nice location', this medieval coaching inn is set amid the pastoral landscape of Dedham Vale.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • wifi
  • parking
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • historic
  • babyfriendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • golf
  • dog_friendly
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
3
The Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Grantham

Wing armchairs, table lamps and a Farrow & Ball palette blend with wooden bar stools and high-back settles in the cosy bar of this 19th-century ironstone and limestone village pub-with-rooms.
  • wifi
  • walking
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • foodie
4
The Victoria

The Victoria

London

A busy, multi-tasking pub, 'school-run coffees in the morning, great food and pub atmosphere at night'.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • celebrity_chef
  • outdoor_dining

It’s when these details are combined with the best of modern hospitality; Michelin Star food, stylish design and luxury toiletries are all part of the experience.

Whether you fancy shabby chic decor in the Brecon Beacons or boats bobbing by in the sunny South West. Maybe you fancy a riverside retreat or somewhere that the music plays and the village congregate for convivial evenings full of community and joy. Whatever you choose, there’s a gastro pub with rooms waiting to welcome you, with food celebrating local suppliers and home grown produce from kitchen gardens.

Last updated: October 03, 2022