Pub Awards 2008

PUB OF THE YEAR 2008

 

 

 

The Swan In The Rushes

www.castlerockbrewery.co.uk/pub-swanintherushes.html

21, The Rushes,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire
LE11 5BE

OPEN: 11-11 (12 Fri, Sat); 12 to 11 Sun

REGULAR BEERS:
Adnams Bitter;
Castle
Rock Harvest Pale, Hemlock
Hop Back
Summer Lightning
guest beers [H
]

Tel: 01509 217014

Formerly known as The Charnwood, The Swan was one of Tynmill's earliest pubs, opening in 1986. A traditional 3 room pub consisting of two quiet, comfortable rooms and the Charnwood Vaults, a lively room with a juke box and wooden bench seating. There is a constantly changing range of up to 6 guest beers, one of which is always a mild, as well as real cider and perry, a limited range of continental bottled and draught beers and a good range of malt whiskies and country wines. Upstairs there is a skittle alley/function room which hosts live music and the twice yearly beer festivals.  There is also an upstairs smoker's terrace. The Swan was also branch ‘Town Pub of the Year 2006’

 

 

VILLAGE PUB OF THE YEAR 2008

 

The Old Crown

Cavendish Bridge, Shardlow,
Derby, Derbyshire, DE72 2HL
Tel: 01332 792392
 
OPEN: 11- midnight (1am Fri & Sat);
            12- midnight Sun
 
REGULAR BEERS: Jennings Cocker
Hoop; Marston’s Pedigree, Old
Empire; guest beers [H]
 
17th century riverside coaching Inn with original oak beamed ceiling displaying an extensive collection of old jugs. The walls are covered with pub mirrors, brewery signs and railway memorabilia which even extend into the toilets. The cosy open plan interior is divided into two areas with the right side having a large inglenook fireplace. Good value food. Accommodation available
 
 

 

 

 

 

MILD PUB OF THE YEAR 2008

 

Peacock Inn
  
26, Factory St, Loughborough,
Leicestershire, LE11 1AL
Tel: 01509 214215
 
OPEN: Mon-Thurs 11-12.30am,
               Fri & Sat 11-1.30am,
           Sun 12-12.30am
 
REGULAR BEERS:  M&B MILD, BASS &
GUEST BEERS [H]
 
A basic “back street boozer” with no frills.
Popular for traditional pub games such as
darts and skittles. Reasonable priced
accommodation available. Filled rolls and
light snacks from 11am Mon-Sat. Sunday
Lunches 2-5pm. Convenient for the Great
Central Railway. Guest is often from the
Wicked Hathern Brewery.

 

 

TOWN PUB OF THE YEAR 2008

 

The Moon & Bell

 

6 Wards End
Loughborough
Leicestershire
LE11 3HA

Phone: 01509 241504

OPEN: 7- midnight            
 
REGULAR BEERS:  Greene King Abbot, Ruddles Bitter; Marston's Pedigree [H] 
 
 

 Open plan, split level Wetherspoon's pub.  There is always an interesting choice of real ales, kept in excellent condition. There is always at least one mild available, with up to 4 during May this year. The pub is welcoming to all types of customers while having a no tolerence policy to anyone whose behaviour is unacceptable. Chad has gone out of his way to keep in touch with the local CAMRA branch, keeping us informed of any forthcoming promotions. Regular beer festivals and Brewery promotions.

 


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