Pub Awards 2007

PUB OF THE YEAR 2007

 

The Jolly Sailor

Main St,
Hemington,
Derby,
Derbyshire
DE74 2RB


11.30-2.30, 4.30-11 Mon-Fri;
11-11 Sat;
12-10.30 Sun


Tel: 01332 810448

Draught Bass
Marston's Pedigree
M&B Mild
Greene King Abbot
guest beers [H]

Situated off the A50 and close to the M1, Hemington is easy to miss. The village dates back to Norman times. The pub is a 17th Century building, thought to have originally been a weaver's cottage. It has been a pub since the 19th Century and retains lots of original features such as old timbers, open fires and beamed ceiling, which provide a convenient place to hang the collection of blow lamps and beer mugs. There is a separate restaurant that is also available for functions and meetings. Gravity cider is available. Meals are served 12-2 and evenings Monday -Saturday. No food Sundays.

VILLAGE PUB OF THE YEAR 2007

 

 

The Swan Inn

10, Loughborough Rd, Mountsorrel,
Loughborough, Leicestershire,
LE12 7AT
 
12-2.30, 5.30-11 Mon-Fri; 12-11 Sat;
12-3, 7-10.30 Sun
 
Tel: 0116 2302340
 
Black Sheep Best Bitter; Greene King Ruddles County;Theakston Best Bitter,
XB, Old Peculiar; guest beer [H]
 
Traditional 17th century coaching inn, formally called The Nags Head. It has been under the present ownership since 1990. The split level bar has stone floors, bench seating and low ceilings. There is a separate small dining area with polished wood floor which leads off another room used for either eating or drinking. Good quality, interesting food is cooked to order and the menu changes every two weeks with monthly themed nights. Outside there is a secluded riverside garden with moorings available locally. Weston’s bottled cider available.

 

 

 

 

MILD PUB OF THE YEAR 2007

 

The Tap and Mallet

 36, Nottingham Road, Loughborough Leicestershire, LE11 1EU

5-02* Mon-Fri; 11.30-02* Sat & Sun;
 
Tel: 01509 210028
Church End Gravediggers; Courage
Best Bitter; guest beers [H]
Formally known as The Three Crowns, this genuine free house is conveniently situated on a direct route from the railway station to the town centre. The five guest beers are from microbreweries, often from the east or north-east midlands area, but usually beers not commonly seen in pubs in the Loughborough area.
The pub has a single room split into two distinct drinking areas, one having a pool table. The lounge area can be partitioned off for private functions. Outside there is a
secluded walled garden with children’s play equipment and a pet’s corner. Cobs available all day. Draught cider or perry available Loughborough and North Leicestershire Pub of the Year 2004.
*Please be aware that these are the latest closingtimes, depending on trading conditions
ie. if it is NOT WORTH being open they WILL CLOSE EARLIER, they reserve the right to
close and be closed at anytime that they think fit. The doors will be closed TEN minutes before closing time.They will open by prior arrangement at other times for groups or functions.

 

 

 

MOST IMPROVED PUB OF THE YEAR 2007

   

   

41 OXFORD STREET, LOUGHBOROUGH, LE11 5DP
(01509) 266216
 
OPEN: 12-3, 5-11 Mon-Thurs; 12-12 Fri-Sun
 
 
SIX REAL ALES
(INCL GUEST ALES AND GRAVITY FED)
REGULAR BEERS: Steamin’ Billy Bitter, Skydiver plus guest beers [H] & [G]
 
FRESH HOME COOKED FOOD
(USING LOCAL PRODUCE WHERE EVER POSSIBLE)
AWARD WINNING 12” STONE BAKED ITALIAN PIZZA’S
 
STEAMIN BILLY’S BOTTLED BEER SHOP, WITH 30 BRITISH BEERS, 10 EUROPEAN BEERS AND 10 CIDERS, CASES AND SPLIT MIXED CASES, AS WELL AS INDIVIDUAL SALES TO TAKE AWAY. OPENING APRIL 2008
  Located in the centre of terraced houses, this former Everard's pub has been tastefully improved and is now one of Steamin’ Billy's locals.  It has 6 real ales. Some are served by gravity, directly from the cellar.  Home cooked food includes pizzas and doorstep sandwiches.  There are two separate rooms with ample seating and a large enclosed garden with a heated, covered area, suitable for smokers.  Regular beer festivals are held.

 

 

TOWN PUB OF THE YEAR 2007

 

 

Albion Inn

Canal Bank, Loughborough,
Leicestershire, LE11 1QA
Tel: 01509 213952
 
OPEN: 11-3 (4 Sat), 6-11 Mon-Sat;
            12-3, 7-10.30 Sun
                              
REGULAR BEERS: Sharps Doom Bar;
Wicked Hathern Dobels Dog Mild,
Albion Special; guest beer [H]
 

This canal side pub was built in the late 18th century at the same time as the Loughborough Canal. There is a bar, darts room and quiet lounge. Outside there is a patio which houses an aviary. The house beer is brewed specially for the pub by the local Wicked Hathern Brewery. Care should be taken if driving to the pub along the tow path.

 

 


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