White Rose Awards 2017

Applications are sought from any pub which is confident in their high quality offer to customers. This award aims to acknowledge and showcase the variety of Yorkshire pubs, and seeks to recognise the one which most effectively represents the best of Yorkshire to its customers.

The Bay Tree

A local pub in the heart of Stillington, 10 Miles North of York on the edge of the Howardian Hills, The Bay Tree prides itself on two key attributes – great food cooked by their own Michelin Trained Chef/Owner and great Gin served by his other half. This is a young couples first venture and the business has being going from strength to strength.

The Bruce Arms

The Bruce Arms was established in the late 18th century to provide refreshment to those travelling by coach and horses through Wensleydale, ‘over the top’ to Kendal in the Lake District. The stage coaches may be long gone but the building retains much of the feel of that bygone era with cosy log fires in the winter and the chance to dine in the stable yard in summer.

The Chequers Inn

Located in Bilton-in-Ainsty near York, The Chequers Inn offers the very best in food and drink with a dedicated focus on locally-sourced produce and customer service excellence. Enjoy a tipple, dine in the restaurant or stay the night in one of its three en-suite country style bedrooms. As well as providing the best and freshest Yorkshire food, The Chequers also brings on special rotational brews and is constantly searching for new wines and spirits that are different to what is widely available.

The Duke of York Inn 

The Duke of York Inn, in the small village of Gate Helmsley offers a traditional Yorkshire pub experience with stone floors, wooden beams and a warm, friendly welcome. With a food menu crafted from the best local ingredients, Yorkshires finest cask ales and an award winning wine list The Duke of York is perfectly located for travelling visitors.

The Swan & Talbot

A pub for more than 400 years, The Swan and Talbot in Wetherby has a long history and was once a posting inn on the Great North Road. The Swan & Talbot Pub & Restaurant has been proving to be a popular haunt for many of Wetherby’s locals and destination diners. Inside, the pub has low ceilings befitting of its age, a snug area perfect for an afternoon catch up or evening drink and a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

The White Swan

The White Swan is the hub of village life as they welcome locals and visitors alike. Their staff are long serving and work together as a team to give customers a warm welcome, a great experience and both locally sourced food and drink. 

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