Smith's25 North Street
Winner of CAMRA/English Heritage award for conversion of family grocers shop to pub use. Very successful and imaginative conversion of this three storey building to produce a multi-roomed public house. The walls are adorned with mirrors and interesting old signs and posters. The main bar in the front serves six beers from mainly independent brewers via handpump. Also sells two craft beers. Large, well equipped patio leading to a large beer garden with grassed area for children at the rear. Annual beer festival in August. Open for breakfast 8.30 at the weekend. Wednesday is wine and bottled beer night, Thursday is real ale jug night. Live music on Saturday evenings and quiz on alternate Sundays. Presented with an award by the local CAMRA branch for achieving ten years of continuous entries in The Good Beer Guide. (Nov 2013).