WELCOME TO THE OSCARS OF THE PUB INDUSTRY!
The Great British Pub Awards are back and bigger than ever before, continuing on our mission to recognise and reward the finest pubs and put 'bums on seats and pride in teams' across the country.
Does your pub put the 'Great' into Great British Pub?
Thank you to everyone who entered for 2022!
Entries are now closed...
Thank you to everyone who entered!
The Great British Pub Awards 2022 entries are now closed, we want to say a massive thank you to all the pubs that entered this year's awards. We look forward to recognising and rewarding pub teams for their amazing work, continuing to tell the incredible stories of how pubs are integral to communities whilst giving customers a list of the very best pubs near to them for every occasion.
With the world returning to some form of normality, we're back face-to-face for arguably our biggest and most ambitious Great British Pub Awards yet! With 12 diverse categories including 3 exciting new categories for this year and a record number of entrants, the 2022 Great British Pub Awards is going to be the biggest celebration in the industry.
This is the biggest and best celebration of individual pubs – with the Great British Pub Awards generating over 239 million opportunities to see/hear via press coverage in 2020, winning can take your business to another level!
Words from the winners...
"We were extremely proud to be able to support our community during such a difficult time last year and receiving this recognition for our efforts was the icing on the cake. In the 4 weeks after opening, we finished 50% up on sales compared with the same period in 2019, demonstrating the impact this investment had on the business."
Winner: Feeding the Community 2020
"Winning the award has meant lots of local and national media coverage, the additional media exposure that you get is really important, because that is worth thousands and thousands of pounds"
Winner: John Smith's Great British Pub of the Year 2017
"Winning the Great British Pub heroes Award was a tremendous honour, not just for our pub The Fountain Bar, but for our whole Community. This award and the #FeldyRoo project as a whole really has helped put Aberfeldy on the map. This is sure to benefit the Fountain bar and all the businesses that were involved in the future."
Winner: Greene King Pub Hero of the Year 2020
"We were delighted to have been selected as a finalist for two awards at the 2020 Great British Pub Awards, and then to go on and win the Staff Welfare Award was absolutely fantastic. We will not let the lovely award just gather dust, we don’t feel that winning the award is the end."
Winner: Staff Welfare Pub Hero 2020
"Thank you for making some dreams come true, for recognising the amazing people I am surrounded by and supported by on a daily basis."
The Great British Pub of the Year 2016
"Winning the GBPA category for Keeping the Community Entertained has been a huge boost for The Swan. Whilst the prize money has allowed us to make some amazing progress with the refurbishment of our kitchen, most importantly, the award has helped us raise our profile in the community and made many more local people aware of what is going on at the pub, our aims and vision for its future."
Winner: Keeping the Community Entertained Pub Hero 2020
"We were incredibly proud to be recognised by such a prestigious award after the most challenging of periods in our industries history. Winning gave our team a much needed morale boost, our customers drew confidence in knowing that the venue had bounced back to be at the top of its game and agencies such as Arts Council England, The Mayor of London and our local Council were reminded of the vital contribution our venue makes to our diverse community."
Winner: Best Late Night Entertainment Pub 2021
"Winning the Hawthorn Pub of the Year was just amazing not only for us but for the wonderful village we live in. The response we have received since winning has been fantastic and overwhelming. Working in a tough environment running a pub, to get this recognition just made it all worthwhile."
Winner: Hawthorn Pub of the Year 2021
"The Great British Pub Awards made a real difference to our business. It was a huge honour to win the “Best Food” award and the consequential publicity was immense. The award undoubtedly helped us grow our reputation for being a destination venue."
Winner: Best Pub Food 2021