The Bell Inn at Aldworth has been awarded Pub of the Year 2013 status by West Berkshire Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Branch.
The award adds to an impressive list of accolades for this Grade II listed Pub, including National Pub of the Year 1990.
The inside, listed in CAMRA’s National Inventory of Historic Interiors, will fascinate the casual visitor and continues to provide welcome familiarity to those who regard The Bell as their local.
Richard Scullion, in his first duty as West Berkshire CAMRA Chairman, presents the 2013 Pub of the Year certificate to Hugh Macaulay of The Bell Inn.
“As we reviewed the candidates for this years award, it became clear that The Bell once again had delivered consistent excellence across all of the key criteria: outstanding beer, great atmosphere, welcoming staff, and somewhere that anyone can feel at home. Its enduring appeal demonstrates that serving quality beers, unfussy food, conviviality and value for money is a timeless recipe for success.“ said Glenn Parsons, Pubs Officer, West Berks CAMRA Branch.
“To have our Pub recognised in this way is wonderful. I would like to thank all of our Customers for their continued support, but more importantly, just for being themselves and creating a warm, welcoming, and comfortable place to be” said Hugh Macaulay, The Bell Inn.
How the Newbury Weekly News reported the story - 4/7/2013
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