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Find a great Pub in your region

In our book, the pub is a very special place indeed. From characterful village locals to community hubs to award-winning dining inns, we believe the hostelry occupies a unique niche within British culture. On the map above and listed below are all the pubs we recommend so far, and many are running exclusive GFC member offers. When we recommend pubs, for us it’s not only about the food. We also take into account the beer, the atmosphere and the building…

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  • The Chequers Inn

    Luxurious 17th century coaching inn, a stone’s throw from the village cricket ground and Belvoir Castle, serving award-winning food…

  • The Chestnut

    A family-owned village pub in Radcliffe-on-Trent with an emphasis on relaxed, casual dining…

  • The Cholmeley Arms & Farm Shop

    A classic village pub – with farm shop on site – which has received excellent reviews from Great Food Club members…

  • The Cock

    The Cock at Hemingford Grey is a popular local destination and former Good Pub Guide UK Pub of the Year, serving a good selection of high quality, well-prepared dishes…

  • The Cradock Arms

    The Cradock Arms feels like a 17th century country pub – one that serves very decent pub food – but is situated in the middle of Leicester…

  • The Cross Keys

    This delightful village pub serves up a quality seasonal menu, with fine wines and craft beers. It even has room to park the pony!

  • The Crown & Anchor

    A wonderfully cosy and friendly pub serving hearty, home-cooked food. A past winner of The Grantham Journal’s Great Food Award…

  • The Crown Inn at Broughton

    The Crown is a charming Grade II-listed pub in the attractive Cambridgeshire village of Broughton near Huntingdon…

  • The Crown Inn at Elton

    The Crown at Elton is a village pub with rooms serving excellent food and seasonal dishes in a welcoming atmosphere…

  • The Crown Inn at Old Dalby

    The Crown at Old Dalby in Leicestershire is as handsome and welcoming as they come – somewhere to really kick back and enjoy your food…

  • The Dapper Spaniel

    The Dapper Spaniel in Rolleston, Nottinghamshire, is a pub with rooms that offers classic dishes – plus a few surprises – cooked with care and style…

  • The Devonshire Arms

    A former coaching inn located in the quaint village of Baslow offering excellent service, fabulous food, great drinks, tasteful décor, open fires and quality accommodation…

  • The Devonshire in Belper

    The Devonshire in Belper dates back to the 18th century. It’s a strong all-rounder, with a menu that has something for everyone…

  • The Dyke’s End

    The Dyke’s End at Reach in Cambridgeshire offers candlelight, a glowing fire, scrubbed tables and high quality cooking. It’s what a pub should be!

  • The Elm Tree

    This quirky boozer in a Cambridge backstreet five minutes from Parker’s Piece is a hidden gem – a rare ‘proper’ pub – part of a dying breed…

  • The Exeter Arms

    The Exeter Arms in Derby is a proper, traditional pub serving locally brewed real ales and modern, interesting, creative food…

  • The Falcon at Fotheringhay

    A multi-award-winning dining pub in historic Fotheringhay that’s been named the best in Northamptonshire by the Good Food Guide many times…

  • The Falcon Tavern

    The Falcon in Huntingdon keeps 18 real ales. Expect historic surroundings, excellent ales, and hearty pub grub such as pies and sausages…

  • The Final Whistle

    The Final Whistle in Southwell is a memorable real-ale pub. This place is a wonderful example of a traditional British hostelry…

  • The Finch’s Arms

    The Finch’s Arms is an 18th-century pub with rooms, located on the Hambleton Peninsula. Enjoy stunning views over Rutland Water and once you’ve finished your meal, why not enjoy a stroll?…

  • The Five Horseshoes at Barholm

    There’s no kitchen at The Five Horseshoes in Barholm, Lincs, so we’re not featuring it for its fine dining…

  • The Forge Inn at Glenfield

    The Forge Inn at Glenfield is a village pub that offers top service and a buzzing environment. The food is also consistently good…

  • The Four Bells Inn

    A delightful pub and restaurant set in the pretty village of Woodborough, not far from Nottingham city centre but in the heart of the countryside, showcasing ‘Best of British’ food…

  • The Fox and Hounds

    The Fox and Hounds in Tugby, Leicestershire, is a village local serving proper but unpretentious food with a refreshing lightness of touch…

  • The Geese & Fountain

    The Geese & Fountain in Croxton Kerrial is a traditional village inn with a rustic feel. The food is hearty, honest and mainly locally-sourced…

  • The George at Alstonefield

    The George at Alstonefield in the Peak District is the quintessential country pub. And it offers excellent cooking featuring local ingredients…

  • The Green Man

    The Green Man is the archetypal village pub. It has no TVs or jukeboxes to distract visitors, although room is made for the ‘Hooded Skittles’ table…

  • The Green Man at Ropsley

    The Green Man at Ropsley is a good news story. At a time when many village pubs are closing, it’s an award-winner that’s bucking the trend…

  • The Greenman

    The Green Man in Ashbourne has been transformed into a fantastic town centre pub serving carefully prepared, locally sourced seasonal food…

  • The Greyhound Inn

    A large village pub, recently refurbished, that boasts a large, well maintained beer garden. The food here is freshly cooked and filling, and the cask ales lovingly looked after…