Newcastle’s City Tavern up for Heineken Award

This month Heineken awards it’s very best pubs nationally for their best achievements. The City Tavern in Newcastle city centre has been entered for Best Newcomer. Lessee Dave King who has been in the bar and leisure trade for many years had taken retirement but returned to the business to start up Barhound to refurbish and re-open what once was LYH (legendary Yorkshire Heroes).

The ales are varied and they have their own house ale brewed by Caledonian in Edinburgh. The food offering is fantastic with a high ranking certificate from food hygiene standards and the decor is spectacular with views up and down the vault like centre of the building. If you are Newcastle based and doing some Christmas shopping over the next few weeks it’s a perfect quiet stop away from the bustle of shoppers and long shop queues!

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Star Pubs & Bars, The Four Horseshoes, Surrey

This pub had been empty for ages and situated in a little village on the green it was a fantastic opportunity for a new lessee and a creative modern refurb.

The interior was stuffed with vintage goods collected in charity shops and boot fairs. there were old leather briefcases attached to walls holding newspapers & magazines, a stacked suitcase feature and dangling vintage lamp shades. The pub felt full of colour and texture and warmth!  The whole place was made perfect by the amazing food & drink and of course the super smiley staff!

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Heineken’s Star Pubs & Bars, Nationwide

After my jaunt to Glasgow in Autumn last year to shoot the Butchershop Bar & Grill, the following week took me south to Merseyside, Nottingham, Bristol. This is a selection of images taken at the three pubs I was briefed to visit. They were all for articles highlighting food offerings, refurbishments, friendly staff, coffee and ‘Hero’ shots of the brands with pub grub.

If you own a bar and need promotional photography for marketing, website or press hopefully you will see the diversity of images that can capture the personality of your bar or pub. Please drop me a line and tell me more about your requirements, or call 07960 338357

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