Maypole20a Portugal Place
The Castiglione family, who have run this city centre pub for over 30 years, bought the freehold from Punch Taverns in 2009. It has since become a showcase for quality beers and won Vincent the Branch's first Real Ale Champion award in 2010. Up to sixteen beers are on offer including local breweries, with an emphasis on microbreweries. Also on offer is a range of world bottled beers and an extensive list of Malt whiskies. The interior comprises a main room featuring a large mural of a village scene with maypole dancing. To the rear is a smaller room and upstairs is a function room. A pleasant sun-trap patio also provides covered space with heaters. Food focuses on home-cooked Italian dishes, though traditional pub food is also available.