Award winners 2023

The bar and staff of the Geldart with their award certificate, together with branch pub officer Ali.

Every year the branch gives awards to pubs and clubs. The awards were presented at the branch’s gala night at the Portland Arms in Cambridge. Many congratulations to all our award winners, and thanks to the pub for hosting us.

Pub awards

The winners of pub awards for 2023 were:
Pub of the Year: Geldart, Ainsworth Street
Rural Pub of the Year: Chestnut Tree, West Wratting
Cider Pub of the Year: Royal Standard, Mill Road
Young Members’ Pub of the Year: Blue Moon, Norfolk Street
Dark Beer Pub: Haymakers, Chesterton High Street
Rural LocAle Pub: Black Horse, Dry Drayton
City LocAle Pub: Elm Tree, Orchard Street
Rural Community Pub: White Swan, Conington
City Community Pub: Grapes, Histon Road
Most Improved Rural Pub: Dyke's End, Reach
Most Improved City Pub: Pickerel, Magdalene Street
Dog Friendly Pub of the Year: Dolphin, Melbourn

Individual awards

The branch also gives awards to individuals for exceptional contributions. This year we presented a Lifetime achievement award to Ian and Donna Wilson, of the Bell Inn, Bottisham.