Wadworth pubs celebrate success at awards

Twenty seven pubs celebrated their success with Wadworth at the independent family brewer and regional pub operator’s annual ‘Best of the Best Awards’.

Held last night, the awards ceremony toasts the very best pubs and people from Wadworth’s managed and tenanted pub estates.

Pubs received the prestigious awards during the night from various sponsors in the industry.

Best tenanted food pub went to Bull Inn in Hinton with the Colesbourne Inn near Cheltenham receiving the same in the managed house category. Best Chef went to Adrian Bartels from the Bear Hotel in Devizes.

Beer quality was also celebrated, alongside Best Marketing, Wine & Spirit Retailer and Best Newcomer.

Speaking about the awards, Chris Welham, CEO of Wadworth, said, “Our pubs are unique and special and these awards recognise the dedication and hard work that goes into creating some of the Great British Pubs around.

'I’m extremely proud of all the Wadworth pubs recognised and they deserve huge congratulations. The biggest winners are the communities that have these pubs at their very heart and I’m sure they will help them celebrate their success in the future”.

The annual awards took place at The Bear Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Devizes and saw a total of 27 accolades being awarded to the standout managers, tenants, chefs, team members and pubs.

Sponsors on the night included Wadworth 6X, Britvic, Bibendum, Heineken, Molsen Coors, San Miguel, Birra Moretti, Weston’s Cider, Thatchers Cider, Walter Rose and Sons, Chemisphere, Brakes and Superior Plants.