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The Star Inn voted top Gastropub

By Emma Eversham , 25-Nov-2008

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The Star Inn at Harome in North Yorkshire is named the UK’s top gastropub by 400 industry professionals in the PubChef Top 30 Gastropubs awards

North Yorkshire’s Star Inn has been named the UK’s top gastropub by 400 industry professionals.

The Michelin-starred pub in Harome came first in the PubChef Top 30 Gastropubs awards yesterday.


Food critics, pub guide editors and gastropub operators were among those casting their votes for awards, sponsored by cider producer Addlestones.


PubChef editor Jo Bruce said: "The Star Inn, which has a Michelin star amongst its many accolades, is an amazing business which continues to evolve through the passion and energy of its owners Andrew and Jacquie Pern. It’s one of those iconic pubs that everyone should visit at least once.”


Other pubs to receive special awards were the Hand & Flowers in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, winner of the Chef’s Choice Award and the Princess Victoria in Shepherd’s Bush which was awarded Newcomer of the Year.


The UK’s Top 30 Gastropubs were voted as:
1 The Star Inn, Harome, North Yorkshire
2 The Hand & Flowers, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
3 Anchor & Hope, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LP
4 The Olive Branch, Clipsham, Rutland
5 Three Fishes, Mitton, Lancashire
6 Royal Oak, Paley Street, Berkshire
7 The Angel, Nr Skipton, Yorkshire
8 The Kingham Plough, Nr Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
9 The Hinds Head, Bray, Berkshire
10 The Crooked Billet, Stoke Row, Henley-on-Thames
11 Anglesea Arms, Hammersmith, London, W6 0UR
12 The Dawnay Arms, Newton on Ouse, North Yorkshire
13 The Ginger Pig, Hove, East Sussex
14 The Gun, Docklands, London, E14 9NS
15 The Eagle, Farringdon, London, EC1R 3AL
16 The Pipe & Glass, Beverley, South Dalton, East Yorkshire
17 The Sportsman, Seasalter, Kent
18 The Ship, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1TB
19 Masons Arms, Knowstone, Devon
20 Princess Victoria, Shepherds Bush, London, W12 9DT
21 The Barrasford Arms, Nr Hexham, Northumberland
22 The Garrison, Bermondsey, London, SE1 3XB
23 The Kings Head, Bledington, Oxon
24 Peat Spade Inn, Longstock, Stockbridge, Hampshire
25 Carpenters Arms, Hammersmith, London, W6 9BG
26 Paradise By Way of Kensal Green, London, W10 4AE
27 Pot Kiln, Frilsham, Yattendon
28 Gurnards head, St Ives, Cornwall
29 The Narrow, Limehouse, London, E14 8DP
30 The Punchbowl, Crosthwaite, Lyth Valley, Cumbria


The Top 30 Gastropub Awards are run by PubChef, the Morning Advertiser`s food magazine and sponsored by Addlestones.  


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