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Pub News - Warwickshire

Pubs are listed alphabetically within each town

Holly Bush, Alcester
Update 01/10/2021 – Stands as the only Everards pub in the branch area and it was good to hear of their plans to hold a beer and cider festival on Oct 9th / 10th in support of ovarian cancer. It is currently planned to have up to eight real ales and the Alcester Court Leet along with the White Hart Morris men will both be making an appearance. https://www.facebook.com/hollybush37henleyst

Lord Nelson, Alcester
Update 01/10/2021 – Although it has been closed for a while the pub is being advertised as being for sale on Daltons Business website.

Roebuck, Alcester
Update 01/10/2021 – Indicating that it first appeared for sale on the 20/09/19 the Roebuck in Alcester is still showing as being available on the RightBiz website.

The Bell, Alderminster
Update 01/10/2021 – After the successful opening of the Arrow Mill we are pleased to report that the Brunning and Price pub group have also purchased and re-furbished the Bell. Inside you will find a large bar crammed with local favourites and many different sized rooms to suit your mood along with views over the stone terrace and gardens beyond. They have 8 guest bedrooms and if you are planning a get together a Private Dining room with a balcony that will comfortably seat 14 for a gathering or meeting.

The Golden Cross, Ardens Grafton
Update 01/10/2021 – The leasehold of the Charles Wells operated pub is currently being advertised through Rightmove.

Mother Huff Cap, Great Alne
Update 01/10/2021 – Planning permission has been requested for the erection of 2 new dwellings, re-configuration of public house car park and beer garden including demolition of a modern garage. https://apps.stratford.gov.uk/eplanning/AppDetail.aspx?appkey=QOX7NTPMLVR00. It has been approved with conditions applied and we have received reports that building work has been started. Whilst we have no news about the future of the pub itself it is a grade 2 listed building.

Halford Bridge Inn, Halford
Update 01/10/2021 – It has been noted that the For Sale advertisements for the pub / hotel have been removed from various social media websites. It was seen to be up for sale at £550,00.00.

Thatch Tavern, Honeybourne
Update 08/07/2021 – recently gained Asset of Community Value status following on from the same thing five years ago. Since reopening the pub has been serving Abbot Ale, Wye Valley Butty Bach and HPA with a fourth pull for another ale.

Kineton Sports and Social Club, Kineton
Update 30/09/2021 – Kineton Sports and Social Club are also holding a festival in conjunction with a visit by the Sealed Knot over the weekend of 22-24th October (Battle of Edgehill 23rd October) www.kinetonssc.org.uk

Moat House, Kings Coughton
Update 01/10/2021 – Has recently been offering North Cotswolds Shagweaver as one of their beers.

The Fox at Loxley
Update 01/10/2021 – It was bought in late 2020 by the Community and is wholly owned by 223 shareholders from Loxley, the surrounding towns and villages and supporters from across the world. 21st May 2021. One of members recently reported that they quaffed a fine pint of North Cotswold Green Man IPA along with Hooky Bitter.

White Hart, Newbold on Stour
Update 01/10/2021 – The tenancy is currently being advertised for this pub although reports have reached the branch that a new Landlord is already in place

The Stag at Redhill
Update 01/10/2021 – Currently shows no sign of re-opening although it has been sold by its previous owners, Wadworth. The latest news on their Facebook page indicates that “we have decided to open up our rooms as B&B. Sadly the pub is still not ready to open but our rooms are refreshed and ready to let”. There is no indication as to who has purchased the Stag and seemingly no obvious contact details.

Horseshoe, Shipston
Update 01/10/2021 – The tenancy is currently being advertised for this pub although reports have reached the branch that a new Landlord is already in place.

Snitterfield Arms, Snitterfield
Update 01/10/2021 – The tenancy is currently being advertised for this pub although it would now seem to be part of the Melt group pubs.

Coach House (Lamplighter), Stratford
Update 01/10/2021 – has been refurbished and this Davenports pub has also had a name change. We have received positive reports regarding the beer quality with both the Original and Gold being currently available, both of which are unusual beers for the area.

Garrick, Stratford
Update 01/10/2021 – Have been taking North Cotswolds / Shakespeare Tempest and reports suggest that it has been selling well but as the beer was not currently being brewed they have moved to Falstaff’s Folly which has also proved to be another popular option.

The Paddock (Salmon Tail), Stratford
Update 01/10/2021 – Officially re-opened inside and out on May 16th. They spent a number of weeks transforming the pub ready for it to open as an Irish themed bar and changed the name to the Paddock. Real ale is available. Part of Melt group which now run the Bull in Old Town the Snitterfield Arms and the Keys (Catch 22?).

The Phoenix (Union Bar), Stratford
Update 01/10/2021 – A little touch of London in Stratford upon Avon, the Phoenix is owned by local hospitality entrepreneurs Rachel & Sue Hawkins. The Phoenix is open all day every day for food, drinks, cocktails and wines. The Rosé Terrace is a place to grab a seat under the palm trees and pretend you’re on holiday for an hour or a day. Regular cask ales are Hooky Gold and Old Hooky.

Yard of Ale, Stratford
Update 01/10/2021 – Reports have reached the branch that they have recently been ordering casks of North Cotswolds Shagweaver. We hope that this continues to be a successful option for beer drinkers at this pub.

The Lion (White Lion), Tredington
Update 01/10/2021 – Following a full refurbishment, Fritz Ronneburg and wife Kelly of the Broom Tavern are hoping to reopen the Lion shortly. They also have bed and breakfast rooms and a holiday cottage on site. https://www.stratford-herald.com/news/warwickshire-pub-reopening-after-six-year-gap-9215661/

Bull’s Head, Wooten Wawen
Update 01/10/2021 – The tenancy is currently being advertised as under offer for this pub.