Admiral Taverns, the UK’s leading community pub group, is delighted to announce that The Olde Cottage in Chester has won the much-coveted CAMRA Cheshire Pub of the Year.
Licensee Trevor Summerhill, who has managed the pub for over 15 years, is committed and proud of the Olde Cottage’s pub traditions. The unspoilt street corner pub is one of the few traditional locals left in the area and has gained a reputation for the quality of its ales, featuring in the last three editions of the CAMRA’S best selling Good Beer Guide.
The CAMRA awards not only recognise the quality of the beer served by the pub but also measures against a broader criteria including the pub’s ambiance, customer service and broader appeal. The judges were particularly impressed with the quality of the service and the role the pub plays in the heart of the local community.
The Old Cottage hosts regular charity events including a weekly quiz on a Wednesday with the proceeds going to Dee Banks School, an all age school that caters for a wide range of special needs and learning difficulties. The pub also offers various sporting events including darts, dominoes, pool and bagatelle teams all competing in local leagues.
Trevor Summerhill, Licensee for the Olde Cottage commented, “The Old Cottage is a traditional pub committed to serving the local community and visitors to Chester, with a fantastic selection of drinks on offer and a great pub atmosphere. We are delighted and honoured to win this award.”
Sallyanne Sheil, Business Development Manager for the local area at Admiral Taverns added, “The Olde Cottage is a much loved community pub where you will always a find a friendly welcome and a great selection of ales.”
The Olde Cottage will be presented with the CAMRA ‘Cheshire Pub of the Year 2016’ award on Saturday 1st October.