TOP 100 PUBS – PRESTOUNGRANGE GOTHENBURG, PRESTONPANS

Weird name, great place. I’d be wanting to visit the famous “Goth” since  it was refurbished a few years back, and really ought to have done it from Musselburgh last year.  But it pops in and out of the Beer Guide, and I just forgot (you’ll be amazed to know). There’s some gorgeous houses by… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – PRESTOUNGRANGE GOTHENBURG, PRESTONPANS

TOP 100 PUBS – ROYAL OAK, BOROUGH

Perhaps not the most surprising Top 100 choice (this is actually No. 3,171) but you’ll know my feelings on London soup, and it’s taken an overdue return to the Royal Oak yesterday to convince me. First time here I’m fairly sure I saw McGrath rip through the England 1st innings on Day 1 of the… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – ROYAL OAK, BOROUGH

TOP 100 PUBS – THE BAG OF NAILS, BRISTOL

For a place with so much craft beer (craft by anyone’s definition) Bristol has a superb collection of traditional boozers.  I rarely see the city mentioned in the same league as Norwich or Sheffield, which is odd. Being picky, the Beer Guide pubs can seem dominated by students, and I’ve had the odd bit of… Continue reading TOP 100 PUBS – THE BAG OF NAILS, BRISTOL