The Good Pub Guide 2011

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Alisdair Aird, Fiona Stapley
Ebury Publishing, Oct 7, 2010 - Travel - 962 pages
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Now in its 29th year, the definitive reference provides details on more than 5,000 of the very best pubs   The only truly independent guide of its kind, this go-to for the best watering holes features only the very best pubs, thanks to its comprehensive yearly updates and countless reader reports. It contains much more information than other rival guides, including how to get there, what to eat, whether children are welcome, wine and beer recommendations, and even ideas for local walks. Travelers will find classic country pubs, town-center inns, riverside retreats, historic gems, and exciting newcomers, plus pubs specializing in food, wine, malt whisky, or own-brew beer. The top pubs are listed in each county for beer, dining, and accomodation; the cheapest areas for pubs are highlighted as well as tips on how to save money on a pint; and the winners of the coveted titles of Pub of the Year and Landlord of the Year are announced. Clear cross-referenced color maps and zipcodes references help travelers get around.

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This is an excellent handbook for those travelling around the UK and want to find an agreeeable pub for a meal or just a drink. Strikes a good balance between information on food, drink and atmosphere ... Read full review

About the author (2010)

Alisdair Aird worked for many years with Which?, editing its motoring magazine and Which? magazine itself. He set up Holiday Which? and the consumer policy and research side of the National Consumer Council. He has edited The Good Pub Guide since its first edition in 1983.

Fiona Stapley has worked with Alisdair Aird on The Good Pub Guide for over 10 years. She previously worked with the Consumers' Association.

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