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Brakspear bolsters accommodation at managed pubs

Brakspear bolsters accommodation at managed pubs

Brewer and pub operator Brakspear has opened nine new bedrooms at its Chequers managed pub in Marlow, taking to 77 the total number of letting rooms across its managed estate.  The move expands Brakspear’s accommodation offer at a time of growing consumer demand for ‘staycations’. The elegant, high-spec bedrooms offer boutique hotel style accommodation at…

Amble before your ale!  Brakspear launches Pub Trails

Amble before your ale! Brakspear launches Pub Trails

  Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear is encouraging pubgoers to work up a thirst for their beer with the launch of a series of pub trails, starting and ending at one of 10 Brakspear pubs. The Brakspear Pub Trails have been created in partnership with the Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment (TOE2), an independent environmental…

Shipston pub reaches finals of national competition

Shipston pub reaches finals of national competition

A Shipston-on-Stour pub has been named as the Best Pub in Warwickshire in a national competition that rewards the best pubs in the country. The George Townhouse in Shipston-on-Stour is a County Winner in the National Pub & Bar Awards. The pub, which this week celebrates its first ‘birthday’ after a refurbishment by owners Brakspear,…

Brakspear chief pulls pints for charity

Brakspear chief pulls pints for charity

Brakspear chief executive Tom Davies went back to his bartending roots recently, putting in a shift at the Little Angel in Henley-on-Thames to raise money for Sue Ryder, the charity which Brakspear supported for 15 months until earlier this year. Davies donated £1 for every pint he poured during his two-hour stint at the Remenham…

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….

Charity dinner and auction at Horns

Charity dinner and auction at Horns

The Horns in Wargrave has raised an impressive £4,262 for charity. A select group of 26 guests enjoyed a four-course dinner with wines, followed by a silent auction – which had been sent out to a wider audience a week earlier to bring in bids.  The tempting lots, including tickets to Wimbledon and Arsenal FC…