Entry Information

Entries into the 2018 Awards are now closed.

The awards, run by leading trade magazine the Morning Advertiser, is the stand-out event for pub operators throughout the country, with the awards seen as the “ones to win”, attracting hundreds of entries each year. With categories to suit the many and varied styles of pubs throughout Britain, this provides a great opportunity for good operators to get some recognition and reward.

Securing a place as a finalist in these awards is a great opportunity to raise the profile of your business, opening the door to new customers and opportunities. Winning can take your business to another level.

With up to 19 categories available to enter, the awards are open to pubs and bars of every type to get involved and compete for the top title of The John Smith’s Great British Pub of the Year 2018.

VIEW THE 2018 finalists!

Here’s a reminder of the benefits of entering:

  • Boost your business and attract new customers
  • Showcase your achievements
  • Boost your team’s morale
  • Generate excellent PR for your pub
  • Attract new suppliers
  • Give your hard-working team a pat on the back!


How to enter the awards

2017 John Smith’s Great British Pub of the Year – Eagle and Child

The awards is a two-phase entry process. For more information, please contact Hester Doran on GBPA@wrbm.com or call 01293 610396.

The national winners will be announced at a fantastic awards ceremony at London’s Royal Lancaster on Thursday 6 September 2018.