Traditional Pub of the Year Winner at the Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards 2015

PUBLISHED: 16:06 21 September 2015 | UPDATED: 18:55 21 September 2015

Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards.

Yorkshire Life Food and Drink Awards.


Judges were looking for a traditional pub that serves good beer, great food and offers guests a warm welcome

On Monday 21 September, over 150 highly esteemed guests, finalists and sponsors joined Yorkshire Life to celebrate the 22nd Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards at Rudding Park, Harrogate. Hosted by Claire Montgomery, the awards reward excellence within Yorkshire’s food & drink industry.

Undoubtedly one of the biggest events in the regions calendar, the Yorkshire Life Food & Drink Awards are designed to champion, highlight and offer a showcase to the good and the great from the region’s food and drink industry – including local producers and suppliers, chefs, restaurants, pubs and hoteliers, and people who care about the countryside and the future of our local environment.

In association with Bang & Olfsen

Winner: Whitelocks Ale House, Leeds

Judges said: An institution that marks its 300th anniversary this year and so very deserving of this award. A favourite in the 1800s…still a favourite today.

Highly commended: Coach and Horses, Harrogate

Highly commended: The Kelham Island Tavern, Sheffield

Highly commended: The Lion, Blakey Ridge, North Yorkshire










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