THE GEORGE Townhouse in the heart of Shipston has been named the best pub in the Warwickshire.
It was one of 94 pubs to claim a county winner title across the UK in the 2022 National Pub & Bar Awards.
More than 500 British pubs entered the awards and each was judged on everything from interior design to outside space, customer service, menus and drinks lists.
With consumer confidence on the rise and hospitality venues continuing their journey on the road to recovery post Covid, the National Pub & Bar Awards aims to put exemplary on-trade businesses across the UK in the national spotlight, showcasing the hospitality industry’s diversity, creativity and vital importance to the UK economy.
The George Townhouse is a Grade II listed building on Shipston’s High Street.
Recently revamped interiors with restored Georgian features throughout, offer contemporary comforts. These include a large, open bar with a wide range of cask ales, wines and specialty gin list, its 40-cover Pantry restaurant, the Carriage Room for private dining and the Garden Room overlooking a decked patio area.
Overnight guests enjoy boutique hotel style accommodation in its 15 beautifully refurbished en-suite bedrooms.
The George Townhouse’s general manager, Matthew Hiscoe, said, “We are so excited to be named as the best pub inbWarwickshire by the National Pub & Bar Awards 2022. We’ve worked hard to make the George the ‘go to’ pub locally, whether you want a quick drink, a leisurely meal or an overnight stay.”
Tristan O’Hana, editor of Pub & Bar magazine, which runs the National Pub & Bar Awards, said: “This is an industry that never stands still – the operators of the best pubs have to be at the top of their game 100 per cent of the time.
“Our county winners are shining examples of that energy and creativity. They are what makes the pubs and bars of the UK so renowned. The team at the George Townhouse are to be congratulated.”
The George Townhouse is part of the Honeycomb Houses division of Brakspear’s nine managed houses.
Visit www.thegeorgeshipston.co.uk for further details.