Classic Pub of the Year: Great Food Club Awards 2020/21


The Marquis of Granby, Granby, Nottinghamshire


The Geese & Fountain, Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire
The Blue Cow, South Witham, Lincolnshire

The Frame Breakers, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire

The winner is The Marquis of Granby in the village of Granby, Nottinghamshire. This compact, cosy and welcoming pub is the brewery tap for Brewster’s Brewery of Grantham.

There are no frills in this pub – that’s not what the Marquis is about – but the beer is excellent and local, brewed by the talented Sara Barton and her team. The coffee from Nottingham’s 200 Degrees roasters is also good, and the pizza van that parks up outside every Thursday is a welcome draw, too – you can bring your pizza inside to eat.

On pizza night you can bring your pizza into the Marquis of Granby

The Marquis of Granby is an honest, down to earth and welcoming Vale of Belvoir boozer. It has an outdoor loo and an open coal fire – it’s undoubtedly a classic!

The Thursday pizza van
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