Greater London - Hope
The appropriately named Hope has an unusual tale. When the pub looked like it might become an Indian restaurant in 2010, 32 locals got together and bought it. According to chairman Rodger Molyneux: "The pub was already on the right path, but we've taken it further down the track." Seven hand pumps mean two local beers and five guest ales, and Rodger promises they always have one dark beer.
Hope, 48 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey SM5 2PR
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Why have CAMRA never focus on pubs that have stayed open over the years and continued to provide
real ales and local ciders. The Tum Inn Wormelow HR2 8EJ has continued to sell the best pint of Butty Bach in Herefordshire for the last 6 years.
The Tump has never subscribed to ant publication or Organisation that has shown Pub of the Year based on subscription.
I hope the Clovelly Inn at Bratton Clovelly in Devon, is mentioned,
There is no TV and next to no phone signals, just dam good food and drink and extremely friendly staff, and you can just talk the day away with the locals
Yaaaay!! Kelham Island Tavern still in the list....Great Pub!! :-))