• The Hungerford Club
    On Wednesday 19 April 2023, West Berkshire CAMRA Secretary Mike Avery presented Hungerford Club Steward Debbie Hutchins with West Berkshire CAMRA Club of the Year 2023
  • The Catherine Wheel, Newbury
    On Saturday 8 April, Pat Kyle presented Warwick Heskins and his son Jack with the West Berkshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2023 award during the Catherine Wheel’s annual Easter Beer and Cider Festival in Newbury.
  • The Bell Inn, Aldworth
    On Tuesday 21 March, West Berkshire CAMRA Chair, Andy Pinkard, presented the West Berkshire CAMRA Pub of the Year 2023 certificate to Hugh Macaulay, landlord of the Bell, with the assurance that the pub had all the qualities needed to win through again. Andy said ‘The Bell, under Hugh’s most excellent stewardship, represents the very […]
  • The Catherine Wheel, Newbury
    After previously winning the award in 2015, 2017, 2018 & 2019 the Catherine Wheel, Newbury was awarded West Berkshire CAMRA Cider Pub of the Year 2022. Landlord Warwick Heskins said he was proud that the Catherine Wheel was one of the few pubs in the area able to offer a variety of local ciders. Recently the […]
  • The Hungerford Club
    Congratulations to Debbie Hutchins the Club Steward as the Hungerford Club is awarded West Berkshire CAMRA Club of the Year 2022.
  • The Lion
    Congratulations to The Lion pub in Newbury which has been awarded West Berkshire CAMRA ‘Pub of The Year 2022’. Father and son team (Kevin and Sam) took over the pub in October 2019 following a refurbishment. Up to eight cask ales, including a range of guest ales and one cask cider are available. A range […]
  • As CAMRA celebrated it’s 50th anniversary (2021) it recognised our local CAMRA stalwart, Roy Bailey, with a Golden Award. Chris Marriage wrote about Roy's contribution to CAMRA.
  • The John O’Gaunt Inn
    There was a major refurbishment at the John O’Gaunt when Mark Genders took over the Hungerford pub in 2013. The repositioned bar at the freehouse now offers eight cask ales together with a range of ciders, craft and Belgian beers. The range includes exclusive INNformal beers, like INNhouse Best Bitter, from the brewery now located […]
  • The Hungerford Club
    The Hungerford Club enjoys a secluded setting overlooking the Croft green. Popular with tennis, bowls, darts, snooker and billiards players, CAMRA members are also welcome at the club. The club’s annual real ale festival isusually held over the August Bank Holiday weekend and is open to all. The Hungerford Club is near Hungerford station and […]

Any establishment which consistently serves cask ale looking and tasting as it should, deserves respect.

Real cider and cask ale are best enjoyed at appropriate temperatures although individual preferences vary.