"There is nothing which has been yet contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn."
Samuel Johnson 1709 - 1784
The Coachmakers Arms in Wallingford has won the top prize in the Best Kept Cellar competition organised by Henley pub operator and brewer Brakspear.
Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear is boosting its fledgling managed estate by bringing the Chequers in Marlow across from its tenanted and leased operation.
The Catherine Wheel in Goring has scooped a top pub industry award, being named 'Best Turnaround Pub' for the south east and London region in The Great British Pub Awards 2014.
Due to the success and continued growth of the Bell Street Brewery, Brakspear are recruiting for a part-time brewery assistant to support head brewer, Malcolm Mayo. See below for more info.