Nominate your favourite pub for top award

The public are being invited to nominate their favourite pubs from across the county for this year’s Northamptonshire Food and Drink Awards.

The Carlsberg Awards are searching for a successor to last year’s winner of the Rural Category, The George and Dragon in Chacombe.

The category, which is sponsored by Pidy UK, recognises those pubs which are very much at the heart of their community. The nomination form is available to download at or readers can simply call the Awards office on 01933 664437.

Closing date is May 19 and, once a nomination is received the pub is contacted by the organisers and invited to enter for free.

The co-owner of The George and Dragon, Chris Peverell, said: “It built up a real prestige around the pub and, even now, people are still walking through the door to congratulate us on a daily basis! It makes us feel really proud.”

Nominations are also being sought in the Awards’ Café Category. Deadline for entires is June 9. Visit the Food and Drink website for further details. Last year’s runner-up was The Courtyard Café in Daventry.