Portswood micropub takes CAMRA accolade
Sunday, 12 March 2017
Portswood micropub The Bookshop Alehouse has won this year’s Southern Hampshire Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) Pub of the Year award. Read more to see a TV interview with one of the pub's co-owners.
CAMRA says the finalist pubs were visited by four judges, who
assessed them against the organisation’s national Pub of the Year
Photo: T Harris
The four finalists, selected by CAMRA members
before the judging, also included: Guide Dog, Southampton; Royal Oak,
Fritham; and Waterloo Arms, Southampton.
The Bookshop Alehouse
opened on February 17, 2016 in the former Peter Rhodes bookshop at 21
Portswood Road, and has a capacity of 60.
You can watch a That’s Solent TV interview about the award with co-owner Jon Harris, shot in the pub, from this link.
Jon Harris pictured outside The Bookshop Alehouse when it was still being converted into a micropub