Great British Pub Awards

2012 Winners

The Lass O'Gowrie crowned Great British Pub of the Year

The Lass O'Gowrie in Manchester has been crowned the Great British Pub of the Year. The Greene King pub run by Gareth Kavanagh and manager Lisa Connor beat 14 other category winners to the top award at the Great British Pub of the Year.

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In addition the pub won the title of Best Live Music & Entertainent category. Scroll down to see the other categroy winners from the night.

The awards were presented by comedian Jason Manford at a festival themed awards dinner at the Hilton Park Lane last night.

Category winners

Best Family Pub: The Pigs, Edgefield, Norfolk

Best Freehouse Pub: The Queens Arms, Corton Denham, Dorset

Best Community Pub: The Old Sergeant, Wandsworth

Best Tenanted/Leased Pub: The Royal Oak, Appleby, Cumbria

Best Spirits Pub: Mokoko, St Albans, Hertfordshire

Best Charitable Pub: The Ship Victory: Cheshire

Best Newcomer: Glen Duckett, The Easgle and Child, Shuttleworth, Lancashire

Best Smoking Pub: The Royal Oak, Keighley, West Yorkshire

Best Live Music & Entertainment Pub: The Lass O'Gowrie, Manchester

Best Cask Beer Pub: The York Tap, York

Best Sports Pub: The Famous Three Kings, West Kensington

Best Cellar Pub: The Cradock Arms, Kinghton, Leicester

Best Turnaround Pub: The Methuen Arms, Corsham, Wiltshire

Best Managed Pub: The John Millington, Cheadle Hulme, Cheshire

Best Food Pub: The British Larder, Bromeswell, Suffolk

   

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Please scroll down to see this years finalists

Best Cask Beer Pub

The Old Hall InnChinleyEast & West Midlands & Wales
The Murderers/Gardeners ArmsNorwichEast Anglia
The Black HorsePrestonNorth West
The Snowdrop InnLewesSouth East & London
Driftwood SparsSt AgnesWest Country
York TapYork

Yorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Cellar Pub

Cradock Arms 
Leicester
East & West Midlands & Wales
The Golden Hind
Ipswich
East Anglia
The Black Bull
Bury
North West
The Red Lion 
Barnes
South East & London
Farmers Arms Inn
Combe Florey
West Country
Three Horse Shoes
Blyth
Yorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Charitable Pub

Crown InnCynon East & West Midlands & Wales
The Cock InnSandy CambridgeshireEast Anglia
The Lamb InnSurbitonLondon & South East
The Ship VictoryCheshireNorth West
Driftwood SparsSt AgnesWest Country
Lambton ArmsDurham

Yorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Community Pub

Red LionWolverhamptonEast & West Midlands & Wales
White Horse TilbrookEast Anglia
The Lass O'GowrieManchesterNorth West
The Old Sergeant PubLondonSouth East & London
White Hart InnSwindonWest Country
The Village InnLongtramlingtonYorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Family Pub

The SunnysideNorthampton     East & West Midlands & Wales
The Pigs Edgefield East Anglia
The Fighting Cocks  Horton Kirby
South East & London
The Victoria ParkBedminster West Country
South Causey InnStanley Yorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Food Pub

The Mill Race                                    Ross-on-Wye   
East & West Midlands & Wales
British LarderSuffolkEast Anglia
Oyster & OtterBlackburnNorth West
The Snowdrop InnLewesSouth East & London
The SwanWedmore

West Country

The Crown InnYorkYorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Freehouse

Lion InnTrellech East & West Midlands & Wales
The Olde Bull InnBarton MillsEast Anglia
The Cartford InnLittle EcclestonNorth West
The Snowdrop InnLewesSouth East & London
The Queens ArmsCorton Denham
West Country

Best Live Music & Entertainment Pub

The Live LoungeCardiffEast & West Midlands & Wales
BrickmakersNorwichEast Anglia
The Lass O'GowrieManchesterNorth West
The Colliers Tup South East & London

Best Managed Pub

The Greenhouse TorfaenEast & West Midlands & Wales
The John MillingtonManchesterNorth West
The Camden EyeCamdenSouth East & London
The Rashleigh ArmsCharlestown   West Country
Veritas Ale & Wine BarLeedsYorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Newcomer

The HuntsmanLittle Wenlock East & West Midlands & Wales
Eagle and ChildRamsbottom   North West
The Inn at CranbourneCranbourneWest Country
White Swan at BlythBlyth Yorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Smoking Area

The EmpressCambridge
The Lamb InnNorwich
Waldegrave ArmsBristol
The Village InnLongtramlington
Royal OakKeighley
Rhoderick DHUGlasgow

Best Spirits Pub

The EmpressCambridge
Shaker & CompanyLondon
The Great EasternBrighton
Mokoko Cocktail BarSt Albans

Best Sports Pub

The Pitch Sports Bar & GrillWalsall East & West Midlands & Wales
The Murderers/Gardeners ArmsNorwichEast Anglia
The Friendship InnManchesterNorth West
Famous Three KingsLondonSouth East & London

Best Tenanted/Leased Pub

The Great Western ArmsOxon East & West Midlands & Wales
The Victory at MerseaEssexEast Anglia
Royal Oak ApplebyCumbriaNorth West
The Old Sergeant PubWandsworthSouth East & London
Victoria InnDevonWest Country
Ings InnGuiseleyYorkshire, North East & Scotland

Best Turnaround Pub

Bank Bar               Spondon East & West Midlands & Wales
The Rampant Horse Needham Market
East Anglia
The Knowles ArmsBlackburn     North West
Grand Junction Arms
Bulbourne
South East & London
The Methuen ArmsCorshamWest Country