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Fishy business at Angel on the Bridge

Fishy business at Angel on the Bridge

There’s something fishy going on at the Angel on the Bridge in Henley – but it’s all in the very good cause of raising money for Sue Ryder. The Brakspear pub has placed a jar of fish-shaped sweets on the bar and is challenging customers to estimate the number, at £1 per guess.  Proceeds from…

FOUR PUBS TRIUMPH IN MYSTERY CUSTOMER SCHEME

FOUR PUBS TRIUMPH IN MYSTERY CUSTOMER SCHEME

Four pubs achieved 100% in their most recent mystery customer visits. Congratulations to the teams at the Blackwood Arms, Orwells, Three Tuns and White Horse. For the Blackwood Arms, this latest score is their second 100%, after they achieved the same in 2015 – so a big ‘well done’ to Sean, Ness and the team….

Silver celebrations at Flower Pot

Silver celebrations at Flower Pot

Pat Thatcher and Tony Read, licensees at the Flower Pot in Aston, were recently presented with a special ‘Silver Celebration’ pump clip and a barrel of Brakspear Bitter to mark their 25 years at the popular pub. Enjoying the beer at a special party for regulars and friends, Pat and Tony recalled the highlights of…

Brakspear pubs offer rugby beer for Six Nations

Brakspear pubs offer rugby beer for Six Nations

Rugby lovers close to a Brakspear pub should head inside to enjoy the Six Nations tournament when it starts on 4 February.  Not only are many Brakspear pubs screening the action live, a number are also serving specially-brewed beer, Jerusalem, with a  ‘buy nine pints, get one free’ offer. England’s victory in the Six Nations…

Sign up to tee off

Sign up to tee off

Golf lovers in and around Henley are being invited to take part in the new Brakspear Golf Day, taking place on Friday 7 April at Henley Golf Club at Harpsden, which is widely regarded as one of the finest courses in the region. To take part, golfers will need to sign up in a Brakspear…

Brakspear reaches finals of pub competition

Brakspear reaches finals of pub competition

Henley-based Brakspear has been shortlisted for two titles in the Publican Awards 2017, a national competition that rewards the best operators in the UK pub industry. The company is through to the finals for Best Accommodation Operator and Best New Pub or Bar, winners of which will be announced in March. The Publican Awards are…

Behind the bar for Sue Ryder

Behind the bar for Sue Ryder

A handful of brave souls from the Brakspear head office agreed to be auctioned off to our tenants at the Brakspear Awards Evening to raise money for Sue Ryder, and a few have now completed their shift. BDM Garry Hughes worked a Friday evening in early December at the Dolphin in Eastbourne. The weekend, known…