A Ribble Valley pub has picked up a national award, recognising the quality of it’s food.
The Parkers Arms in Newton-in-Bowland has been named winner of the Best Food Pub for the North West region in the Great British Pub Awards 2014.
The pub beat off competition in the region to claim the title in the awards organised by leading industry magazine, the Publican’s Morning Advertiser.
Editor Rob Willock said: “The award recognises pubs that have a quality food offering and where food sales are a core part of their business success. Kathy and Stosi have also developed a menu full of fresh, excellent quality local ingredients.”
Initiatives which have helped the pub secure it’s award include wine tasting events, tasting starters and changing the menu twice daily.
The Parkers Arms will now go forward to the Great British Pub Awards 2014 national final, held at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, on Thursday September 11th. There it will go head to head with other regional winners for the UK title ‘Best Food Pub 2014’ and also have the opportunity to compete for the overall champions of champions title of Great British Pub of the Year 2014.