Once derelict Derbyshire pub The Boot Inn named best in England
A Derbyshire village pub which up until two years ago was derelict has been named the best pub in England.
The Boot Inn, at Repton, carried off the Pub of the Year title at the AA Hospitality Awards, which took place in London on Monday night. The 17th century coaching inn was taken over by independent pub company Bespoke Inns in 2014 after being closed for several years.
Following a major refurbishment, the pub reopened in February last year and was an instant success. As well as serving freshly-prepared food, created by head chef Rob Taylor, the Boot also offers a range of handcrafted... read more
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