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Pub award ‘was news to us’
9:00am Saturday 26th October 2013 in Harwich and Manningtree News
A PUB has been recognised as one of the best places to drink in the country.
The Red Lion in Manningtree is one of the runners-up of 2013 Best Place to Drink at the annual Observer Food Monthly Awards.
Each award is voted for by customers and readers of the magazine.
Tom West, has been running the pub since March 2012, and only learnt about the runner-up place when a customer told him.
“I got a text message off a customer saying have you seen this – you have come runner-up at these annual awards,” he said. “I don’t know who nominated us or put us forward, but I am really amazed."