2014 Cheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub of the Year sponsored by Stephensons

PUBLISHED: 08:50 01 October 2014 | UPDATED: 10:14 30 October 2014

Badger Inn, Church Minshull; Leather’s Smithy, Langley; Yew Tree Inn, Spurstow

Badger Inn, Church Minshull; Leather's Smithy, Langley; Yew Tree Inn, Spurstow

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The nominations for the 2014 Cheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub of the Year Award. The winner announced at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester, on Monday October 27th 2014

Cheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub The Yew Tree Inn,Bunbury; Rob McDiarmid, Nickki McDiarmid, Eleanore Carr, Myles Carr, Lindsay Cox and Jon Cox and sponsor Julian Stephenson  from StephensonCheshire Life Traditional Dining Pub The Yew Tree Inn,Bunbury; Rob McDiarmid, Nickki McDiarmid, Eleanore Carr, Myles Carr, Lindsay Cox and Jon Cox and sponsor Julian Stephenson from Stephenson

Yew Tree Inn, Bunbury

Crowned Cheshire Dining Pub of the Year 2014 by the Good Pub Guide, a fixture in the Good Food Guide and showered with other coveted awards, the Yew Tree is a handsome village inn built by the Earl of Crewe in the 19th Century and now restored to its former glory. Traditional dishes from ingredients sourced from neighbouring farms are enjoyed with great beers and fine wines amid splendid period beams and fireplaces or on a lovely summer terrace.

@yewtreebunbury

 

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Badger Inn, Church Minshull

Dating from c1770 and sporting fine period oak beams, the Badger Inn epitomises an indelible piece of English heritage: the village pub. There’s the warmest of welcomes, a wide range of well-kept beers and carefully-chosen wines and the food, served in delightful surroundings is hale, hearty and wonderfully appetising British fare. Five delightfully furnished en suite bedrooms point towards the Badger’s history as a coaching inn.

@TheBadgerInn

 

Leather’s Smithy, Langley

While Napoleon was busy retreating from Moscow in 1812, one William Leather obtained a licence to sell ale and porter at his stone-built smithy on the edge of the scenic Macclesfield Forest reservoir. More than 200 years later Leather’s Smithy is renowned as one of the best and most popular country inns in east Cheshire with snug ambience, real fires in winter and a menu ranging from simple sandwiches to lobster thermidor.

 

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