Branch Awards for Pub of the Year, Cider Pub of the Year and Club of the Year

We are pleased to announce the following for

Pub of the Year - Winner - Bell Inn at Chittlehampton

Finalists - Railway Inn at North Tawton, The Grove at Kings Nympton, The Staghunters at Brendon and The Appledore Inn at Bideford.

Cider Pub of the Year - Winner - Cyder Presse at Weare Gifford

Finalists, The Grove at Kings Nympton and The Watergate in Barnstaple

Club of the Year - Winner - Bideford Conservative Club

Finalist - Libbaton Golf Club at High Bickington

Brewer of the Year 2017 is GT Ales

We had a wonderful reponse by email and those present at the meeting on 9th September 2017, voting GT Ales as Brewer of the Year, with a strong majority against the other shortlisted Breweries of Country Life and Holsworthy Ales. See meeting minutes for more details.

Pub of the Year 2017 - The Red Lion, Exbourne
We are delighted to announce that, for the third time in the last four years, The Red Lion at Exbourne, near Okehampton has been selected as the North Devon Camra Branch Pub of the Year 2017!

Nick, Cathy and Team have have run the pub for about eight years. They provide a good choice of excellent ales (other beverages are available!), maintain a wonderful atmosphere and serve a sumptuous choice of home-cooked food. Our warmest congratulations; to win such a tough competition - the top pub of 300 premises in the Branch - three times shows a laudable consistency.
We are all really proud to have you in our area.

Branch Awards 2017

We announced our annual awards at the Branch AGM on 11th March.

POTY 184We are proud to announce our Branch Pub Of The Year 2017/18 is (fanfare) The Red Lion, Exbourne. Congratulation to Nick, Cathy and staff.  The very close finalist was The Grove at Kings Nympton and The Champ at Appledore.

Congratulations to our two Cider Pub Of The Year 2017/18 finalists – The New Inn at Roborough and The Grove at Kings Nympton. And the winner 2017/18 is…….The Grove. 
Well done all.

Well done to all pubs nominated, surveyed and judged. We are spoilt for choice in North Devon Branch.

There is no award for the Club of Year 2017/2018.  The Brewery of the Year 2017/18 award will be made in the near future.

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Our Branch Magazine - Beertiz

BeerTiz-main Look at the latest Issue of BeerTiz, our Branch Magazine. Packed with useful info about the region’s pubs, people and festivals. Pick up a copy from any CAMRA pub in the region.   If you, or your pub, needs a copy of the latest issue please contact us. Camra members delivering Beertiz to a pub record that delivery here .

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