South Norfolk Community Pub Of The Year!

The Kings Head in Bawburgh has just been awarded ‘Pub of the Year’ and ‘Tastiest Food & Drink’ in South Norfolk Council’s pub of the year awards. Voted for by the general public and selected by South Norfolk Councils judges owe are absolutely delighted to have been given this accolade.

Every year for South Norfolk Council open up the awards for public voting in the following categories:

  1. Tastiest Food & Drink
  2. Outstanding Community Focus
  3. Best Customer Service
  4. Most Family Friendly


The public vote during August & September for their favourite pubs under these categories and then the winning pub is awarded their title. Following on from this in September all four categories are visited by judges from South Norfolk Council who decide on an overall winner to be awarded the title of ‘South Norfolk Community Pub of the Year’. This is announced at a ceremony held at the previous winners pub in October.

The Kings Head Bawburgh attended the awards at The Wheatacre White Lion and came away with the titles of ‘Tastiest Food & Drink’ and ‘Community Pub of the Year’! Head Chef Jake Armes was delighted “It is great to receive recognition for the hard work put in by the team over the year. The determination by the team to ensure our food and service is always excellent and improves year on year has been recognised and we are all ecstatic about this”.

Owner Anton Wimmer has been at the helm for over 36 years and has seen the pub go from strength to strength “I am so pleased that the team we have here at The Kings Head has been recognised for not only their tasty food & drink but their enthusiasm, imagination and determination that has ensured we do not rest on our laurels. Instead the young and vibrant team have driven us forward in ensuring the community we serve are happy time and time again when visiting and have developed new events and initiatives all with a smile on their face. The judges recognised and praised this”.

For winning overall we receive £500 in prize money to spend on an event for our community! We are already putting together plans and can’t wait to share these with you. 

The Kings Head Bawburgh would like to thank everyone who voted and all those who have supported us by visiting, and we look forward to hosting our community event soon!

Community Pub Of The Year - Kings Head Bawburgh