Branch Pub Awards
Somerset's Pub of the Year 2022
Somerset CAMRA branch Pub Of The Year winner presentation to Crossways Inn in West Huntspill on St George's Day 2022.
Here are Somerset's Pub of the Year results for 2022. The shortlisted pubs were judged by five members of our branch committee using CAMRA recommended guidelines, as also used for regional and national judging stages of the competition.
Winner: Crossways Inn, West Huntspill
Runner Up: New Inn, Halse
3rd Place: Etsome Arms, Somerton
Somerset Cider Pub of the Year goes to Pebbles Tavern in Watchet.
Formal presentations of the Award Certificates were held on Saturday lunchtimes between mid-March and Easter 2022. Pub details are here:
Wyvern Club is Somerset Club of the Year 2022
Somerset Branch CAMRA Club of the year 2022 goes to the Wyvern Club in Taunton. The Clubs great record of presentations are as follows;
Club of Season 2013. Club of Year 2002/3/4/5/14/16/19/20/22 Joint 2017 Runner Up 2018 SW Region 2002/4. National Runner Up 2004.
Award for Ship Inn in Porlock
Former Somerset Branch Membership Secretary Mike Rourke presents a Certificate to Royston Connor at The Ship Inn in Porlock Village, Top Ship, for 15 years in CAMRA's Good Beer Guide.
Royston said he had no idea of how long it had been and it was a pleasure to receive it on behalf of all the staff.
Somerset Pub of the Year 2020
The Crossways Inn at West Huntspill is Somerset Pub of the Year 2020 and the well-deserved runner up is The Etsome Arms Micro Pub in Somerton. Presentations were made by our Chairman Barrie Childs at the Branch Meeting at the Racehorse Pub in Taunton on Monday 9th March 2020.
Located on the idyllic Somerset levels, The Crossways Inn is a 17th Century Inn with a reputation for Great Food and an outstanding choice of Ale.
A former café, The Etsome Arms this micro-pub is among first of a breed in Somerset. It is cosy, friendly and serves between four and six ales on gravity, depending on time of year and all change regularly. Seating is comfortable sofas or traditional tables and chairs. Quality cold bar snacks sourced locally and include a range of scotch eggs and gala pies. Children and dogs welcome. This micro-pub is well worth a visit.
Presentations by Chairman Mick on Saturday 23rd February 2019
Twenty consecutive years in the Good Beer Guide for The George Inn at Middlezoy.
Third best Pub of the Year 2019 for the excellent Halfway House at Pitney.
Fifteen consecutive years in the Good Beer Guide for The Duke of York, a 17th Century Free House in Shepton Beauchamp.
Crossways Inn at West Huntspill is Somerset Pub of the Year 2018 and runner up South West Regional Pub of the Year 2018
Congratulations to the Crossways Inn at West Huntspill for being judged Somerset Pub of the Year 2018 and runner up South West Regional Pub of the Year 2018. Steve, Abi and the team were awarded their certificates by Somerset Branch CAMRA Chairman Mick Cleveland on Saturday 7th April 2018. The pub is a family run 17th Century Coaching Inn serving good home-cooked fresh food with a great selection of 6 real ales, local farmhouse ciders, lagers and fine wines. http://burnham-on-sea.com/news/2018/crossways-inn-award-08-04-18.php.
Pub of the Year 2018
Once again our Somerset Pub of the Year was won by the Crossways Inn at West Huntspill. Congratulations!
The results for Somerset Pub of the Year 2018 - voting as follows: -
Winner – Crossways Inn, West Huntspill 128 votes
Runner up – Star Inn, Watchet 70 votes
3rd Ring Of Bells, Taunton 38 votes
4th Halfway House, Pitney 23 votes
5th Brewers Arms, South Petherton 20 votes
=6th Cross Keys, Lydford-on-Fosse 12 votes
=6th White Hart Inn, Crewkerne 12 votes
8th Rose and Portcullis, Butleigh 5 votes
Pub of the Year 2017
POY Crossways, West Huntspill.
Cider POY Pebbles Tavern, Watchet.
Club of Year jointly awarded to the Esplanade Club in Watchet & the Wyvern Club in Taunton.
20 Years in GBG for the Brewers Arms in South Petherton and the Ring O’ Bells at Ashcott.
15 Years in GBG for the Star Inn in Watchet.