Round up of December’s Pub News

Wednesday 14th December 2016

  • The Dog & Gun, Hinckley was re-opened on 29 October by Shane, the new owner and landlord. They have 2 cask ales - Doombar and Wells Bombardier

  • At The Wentworth Arms the new landlord took over last week and is still offering the 10% CAMRA discount. He is hoping for some investment in the form of decoration and new lighting.

  • The Red Lion, Earl Shilton closed for refurbishment in October. Planning permission for the alterations was granted on 30 November.

  • The former NatWest bank in Earl Shilton has opened as a Wine/Cocktail bar called The Bank.

    And just outside our area …….

  • In November, Tracy and Kevin celebrated five years at the Pig in Muck, Claybrooke Magna. Bar alterations and new handpumps were made in early November.

  • In November, Tollgate Brewery opened a new micropub in Ashby-de-la-Zouch called Tap at No 76.

  • The Black Horse in Walcote re-opened as a community run pub on Friday 2 December. They had 5 handpumps – 2 Langton Brewery, 2 Dowbridge and Sharp’s Doom Bar. Further details at ACVs.

Many thanks to pubs officer Jackie for the update

Updated 14th December