PUB & CLUB OF THE YEAR

Voting took place between 1st January 2018 and 28th February 2018


The Winners for 2018:

We are pleased to announce the Winners of the North Hampshire Pub and Club of the Year Competitions and to thank all who took part in the voting.

Winners for 2018 are:
OVERALL PUB OF THE YEAR: Wonston Arms, Wonston, nr Sutton Scotney
NE Hampshire Pub of the Year (Joint Winners): 
The Plough Inn, Little London and the The Waggon and Horses, Hartley Wintney
NW Hampshire Pub of the Year: The Wonston Arms, Wonston, nr Sutton Scotney

OVERALL CLUB OF THE YEAR: Basingstoke Sports & Social Club
NE Hampshire Club of the Year: Basingstoke Sports & Social Club
NW Hampshire Club of the Year: Whitchurch Sports & Social Club

The Wonston Arms and the Basingstoke Sports & Social Club are now entered into the Regional Round of the Competition.

PRESENTATIONS ARE PRESENTLY BEING ARRANGED AND WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN KNOWN
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS

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NOTES:
The Competition:

Each year North Hampshire CAMRA runs a PUB and a CLUB of the Year Competition, with the winners receiving a special certificate and presentation then progressing into the national competition.

All Pubs and Clubs in the North Hampshire area are eligible and all local CAMRA members are eligible to submit votes.

Each year there is an...
OVERALL PUB and CLUB WINNER, a
NORTH EAST HAMPSHIRE WINNER, and a
NORTH WEST HAMPSHIRE WINNER
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WHAT MAKES A 'WINNER'?
Everyone has different views, which is what makes this competition so exciting. Good quality real ales is of course essential, but there is also ambiance, a friendly welcome, value for money ...

Quality of Beer, Cider, Perry
Pretty obvious really – enjoy the taste, and quality comes above choice.
A bar with one or two excellent beers is better than one with many hamdpumps of mediocre ale.

Atmosphere, style, decor
Is it a nice place to be? Does it have its own character? Or is it an identikit catalogue venue?

Service, welcome
Is service prompt, efficient and friendly? Do you get a full pint? Are you treated as a customer rather than a revenue stream?

Community focus
Is it inclusive? Does it attract a wide range of clientele? Does it reach out into the local community?

Sympathy with CAMRA's aims
Is real ale promoted positively? Is there information about the beers? Does the pub promote responsible social drinking?

Good Value
Has a visit has been worthwhile, taking into account all factors?

'Magic'
Does the pub have that 'magical' quality that makes you want to tell all your friends about it; and demands a return visit?

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