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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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Barnard Castle

Overlooking the green in a 'beautiful village with lots of country walks', this local inn strikes exactly the right 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
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The Dog at Wingham

The Dog at Wingham

Canterbury

A passion for Kent produce, a monthly dining club, tee times and transport to nearby golf clubs, including Royal St. George’s, are among many reasons to commend Marc Bridgen’s village gastropub.
  • wifi
  • parking
  • golf
  • good_value
  • 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

Brothers Charles and Edmund Inkin keep a welcome in the vales at their relaxed, brick-red dining pub-with-rooms, amid sheep-grazed pastures, just outside the Brecon Beacons national park.
  • 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Dabbling Duck

The Dabbling Duck

King's Lynn

Overlooking the green in a village known for its numerous duck ponds, the old Rose and Crown was facing conversion into housing in 2006 when two local farmers stepped up.
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • babyfriendly
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • pub_with_rooms
  • foodie
  • golf
  • walking
  • wifi
  • parking
  • bird_watching
  • boutique
  • country_house
  • cycling
  • garden
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wildlife_watching
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Pentonbridge Inn

Pentonbridge Inn

Penton

The lonely 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • walking
  • babyfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
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The Ship Inn

The Ship Inn

Elie

With its own beach cricket team, Rachel and Graham Bucknall’s white-and-blue friendly gastropub on a no through road to the sailing club overlooks a sandy bay on the Firth of Forth.
  • child_friendly
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • seaside
  • walking
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • parking
  • golf
  • wildlife_watching
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • weddings
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • outdoor_dining
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The Peacock at Barlow

The Peacock at Barlow

Chesterfield

With its own onsite Collyfobble Brewery, this modernised old coaching inn is set in a Peak District village with the appropriate former name of Barley.
  • 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

Among the neat rows of Cotswold houses, this ‘equally pristine’ 17th-century pub with extensions sideways and upwards, offers a 'really pleasant place to stay' as well as acting as a village social hub, with bar, restaurant and even a deli selling bread, cakes, coffee and local produce.
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • child_friendly
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Sign of the Angel

Sign of the Angel

Lacock

It would be 'hard to find somewhere more olde-worlde than this 15th-century coaching inn', with its fireplaces and flagstones, and wonky beams aplenty.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • historic
  • british
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • outdoor_dining
  • foodie
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The Acorn Inn

The Acorn Inn

Evershot

You can sink a pint of Durdle Door in the oak-panelled bar in the village inn that furnished Thomas Hardy with his ‘Sow and Acorn’ in Tess of the d’Urbervilles, then stay the night in one of the bedrooms named on a Hardy theme.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • historic
  • garden
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking

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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn

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
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The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

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
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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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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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

Mells

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
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • horse_riding
  • 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • walking
  • babyfriendly
  • for_winelovers
  • gourmet
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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
  • electric_charging_point
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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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • parking
  • foodie
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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

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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

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
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • outdoor_dining
  • electric_charging_point
  • foodie
  • cycling
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Black Swan

The Black Swan

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
  • disabled
  • babyfriendly
  • wildlife_watching
  • parking
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • bird_watching
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • fishing
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • foodie
  • veganfriendly
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse

Pewsey

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
  • 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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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
  • honeymoon
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
  • outdoor_dining
  • cycling
  • historic
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • pub_with_rooms
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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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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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
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • seaside
  • babyfriendly
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  • cycling
  • electric_charging_point
  • historic
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  • tennis
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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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
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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
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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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
  • child_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible

2019 Editor's Choice Pubs-with-Rooms

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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn

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
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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
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  • golf
  • historic
  • mooring_available
  • weddings
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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
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  • wheelchair_accessible
  • foodie
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  • babyfriendly
  • boutique
  • for_winelovers
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The Old Coastguard

The Old Coastguard

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
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • boutique
  • foodie
  • great_breakfast
  • pub_with_rooms
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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
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  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • good_value
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • for_winelovers
  • golf
  • fishing
  • walking
  • bird_watching
  • cycling
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  • boutique
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  • babyfriendly
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  • wildlife_watching
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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
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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
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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
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  • vegetarian_friendly
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  • veganfriendly
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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
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  • electric_charging_point
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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

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The Rose & Crown

The Rose & Crown

Barnard Castle

Overlooking the green in a 'beautiful village with lots of country walks', this local inn strikes exactly the right 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
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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest

Chipping Norton

The lovely views across the Evenlode valley from the terrace or dining room could almost distract you from the exceptional food at this dining pub-with-rooms on the edge of a 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
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The Star Inn at Harome

The Star Inn at Harome

Helmsley

Additional bedrooms in a new barn annexe will delight food lovers keen to bag a bed at this charming thatched village pub near the North York Moors, with its Michelin-starred cooking and quirky style.
  • 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
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The Felin Fach Griffin

The Felin Fach Griffin

Brecon

Brothers Charles and Edmund Inkin keep a welcome in the vales at their relaxed, brick-red dining pub-with-rooms, amid sheep-grazed pastures, just outside the Brecon Beacons national park.
  • 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
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The Rock Inn

The Rock Inn

Newton Abbot

'The perfect place to stay for walking on Dartmoor', the Graves family's whitewashed inn may be 'difficult to find two miles along single-track roads' but it's worth it when you get there.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • view
  • good_value
  • pub_with_rooms
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Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

A defunct local pub, rescued by a trio of friends in 1999, is ‘a wonderful place to eat’, with rooms in ‘gorgeous Georgian’ Beech 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
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The Beckford Arms

The Beckford Arms

Tisbury

A hubbub of happy drinkers and diners, house ale on tap, and laid-back casual-chic style greet visitors at this Georgian dining pub-with-rooms on the edge 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
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The Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Grantham

Behind the door of this ironstone 19th-century village pub are chic country house interiors, buzzing dining rooms, homely bedrooms and an exuberant host.
  • wifi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • foodie
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The King’s Head Inn

The King’s Head Inn

Bledington

Ducks bob on the brook that runs through the green in front of this 16th-century cider house with all the trappings of the perfect English country pub – beams, flagstones, settles, blazing fires, Hook Norton ale on draught.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • good_value
  • dog_friendly
  • foodie
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
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The Red Lion

The Red Lion

Babcary

Locals and tourists alike enjoy the friendly atmosphere at Clare and Charlie Garrard's thatched village gastropub, ideally situated to break the journey between London and the West Country.
  • 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms

2017 Editor's Choice Gastropubs

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The Feathered Nest

The Feathered Nest

Chipping Norton

The lovely views across the Evenlode valley from the terrace or dining room could almost distract you from the exceptional food at this dining pub-with-rooms on the edge of a 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
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • wildlife_watching
  • bird_watching
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The Red Lion Freehouse

The Red Lion Freehouse

Pewsey

A thatched pub in a quiet village tucked into the folds of Salisbury Plain is home to a Michelin-starred restaurant, with a swish guest house across the road.
  • 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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The Bell at Skenfrith

The Bell at Skenfrith

Skenfrith

The River Monnow flows just in front of the door of Sarah Hudson’s former coaching inn and well-liked pub-with-rooms.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • fishing
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • romantic
  • rooms_with_a_view
  • view
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • conferencemeeting_friendly
  • boutique
  • bird_watching
  • babyfriendly
  • cycling
  • golf
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • wildlife_watching
  • veganfriendly
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The Stagg Inn

The Stagg Inn

Kington

An ancient inn at the meeting of two drovers’ roads where farmers came to weigh wool has won awards aplenty as a dining pub-with-rooms since Steve and Nicola Reynolds took it over more than 20 years ago.
  • child_friendly
  • walking
  • garden
  • value
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • parking
  • pub_with_rooms
  • veganfriendly
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • good_value
  • foodie
  • cycling
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Beech House & Olive Branch

Beech House & Olive Branch

Clipsham

A defunct local pub, rescued by a trio of friends in 1999, is ‘a wonderful place to eat’, with rooms in ‘gorgeous Georgian’ Beech 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
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The Gurnard’s Head

The Gurnard’s Head

St Ives

'There is a Celtic feel' to Charles and Edmund Inkin's pub and its surrounds, 'with views of the Atlantic and the moors and tors of Penwith', writes a reader on a return visit.
  • 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
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The Talbot Inn

The Talbot Inn

Mells

There's plenty of history in this 15th-century coaching inn with its old arched carriageway, but it's been brought bang up to date by a shabby-chic make-over at no cost to its charm.
  • child_friendly
  • garden
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • exceptional_value
  • pub_with_rooms
  • cooking_school
  • conference_meeting
  • good_value
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • walking
  • horse_riding
  • outdoor_dining
  • parking
  • vegetarian_friendly
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The Bridge Inn at Ratho

The Bridge Inn at Ratho

Ratho

Guests receive a ‘cheerful welcome’ at this pub-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
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The Grazing Goat

The Grazing Goat

London

The chain stores of Oxford Street are so near and yet (praise be!) so far from this gastropub with a pavement terrace for outdoor drinking and dining.
  • child_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • conference_meeting
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • veganfriendly
  • babyfriendly
  • ecofriendly
  • great_breakfast
  • dog_friendly
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • boutique
  • wheelchair_accessible
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The Devonshire Arms

The Devonshire Arms

Langport

From the outside, this 18th-century inn overlooking a green with a lime tree at each corner looks every inch the historic village pub, but within lies contemporary chic.
  • 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

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The Cat Inn

The Cat Inn

West Hoathly

A timber-framed and tile-hung dining pub-with-rooms in a hilltop High Weald village is the veritable cat’s whiskers, say many of our readers.
  • walking
  • dog_friendly
  • wifi
  • pub_with_rooms
  • wine
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • golf
  • outdoor_pursuits_hunting
  • outdoor_dining
  • wheelchair_accessible
  • great_breakfast
  • foodie
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The Sun Inn

The Sun Inn

Colchester

An ancient, rambling coaching inn in a village of wonky painted houses, The Sun glows with praise for its 'genuine welcome', 'quick and affable service' and 'convivial' atmosphere.
  • 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 Brownlow Arms

The Brownlow Arms

Grantham

Behind the door of this ironstone 19th-century village pub are chic country house interiors, buzzing dining rooms, homely bedrooms and an exuberant host.
  • wifi
  • vegetarian_friendly
  • walking
  • good_value
  • outdoor_dining
  • restaurant_with_rooms
  • parking
  • child_friendly
  • foodie
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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 26, 2021