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The Newbury makes Top 100 gastropubs list





Britain's best gastropubs for 2023 have been named – and The Newbury has made the list.

The list is compiled by brewer Estrella Damm, and the Bartholomew Street hostelry is at number 91.

It is the only gastropub in the Newbury Weekly News area to make the grade.

The Newbury pub in Bartholomew Street
The Newbury pub in Bartholomew Street

The citation states: "In the heart of Newbury, the pub that bears the Berkshire town’s name is hiding a secret from the shoppers who pass its door.

"Climb the stairs and you’ll find a spacious decked roof terrace, a pleasant extension to this modern pub that was taken over in 2022 by James Allen, who runs the Fox Inn in the nearby village of Hermitage.

"Executive chef Cleston Dsouza heads the team in the kitchen, serving up stylish pub classics, steaks and fish dishes.

Araon D'Souza and Jamie Allen
Araon D'Souza and Jamie Allen

"There’s separate lunch menu of superior sandwiches such as grilled steak, sauteed onion and avocado on ciabatta and a vegan menu that includes wild mushroom stroganoff and roasted butternut squash, spinach and chickpea curry.

"Children are specially catered for, too, and there are some tempting desserts such as warm gooey double chocolate brownie with blood orange sorbet and humble crumble bramble blackberry and apple with Devonshire custard.

The terrace at The Newbury
The terrace at The Newbury
Inside The Newbury
Inside The Newbury
Inside The Newbury
Inside The Newbury
Inside The Newbury
Inside The Newbury

"A comprehensive drinks offer includes wines from around the globe, cocktails and ales from Greene King, and The Newbury is big on weekend entertainment with live acts filling the terrace at weekends."



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