Dining Pub of the Year winner at the Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards 2015
PUBLISHED: 09:00 19 November 2015 | UPDATED: 15:12 15 December 2015
Derbyshire has such a wide range of excellent pubs and our judges have stressed that this highly-competitive category was a particularly difficult one to judge.
In association with The Viceroy
Winner: The Old Hall Inn, Whitehough
The judges praised the winner for: ‘Its family friendly atmosphere, comfortable surroundings, great range of beers and reliably good standard of food’. They also gave special mention to the venue’s Raclette Room – a private dining room where food is cooked in front of your eyes, highlighting how the venue continues to push the boundaries.
Highly commended: The Barrel Inn, Bretton
The judges have chosen to give their Highly Commended award to a traditional country inn with a unique character. Laying claim to being the highest pub in Derbyshire, it is surrounded by breathtaking views of the Peak District, and is renowned for its fresh and hearty home-cooked food. It’s The Barrel Inn at Bretton.
The shortlisted businesses were:
• The White Lion, Great Longstone
• The Dragon, Willington
• Saracen’s Head, Shirley
• The George, Alstonefield
• The Royal Oak, Hurdlow