Country pubs are Britain's favourite kind of pub with nearly half of all adults (46%) preferring country pubs to community locals and town centre pubs. Younger people (18-24 year olds) prefer community locals (32%) over town centre theme pubs (29%), but only 15% prefer country pubs.
A quarter of adults would visit pubs more often if there were live entertainment and drinks & food promotions. 57% of adults think beer should have the same status as wine in pubs by having 'beer lists' as well as 'wine lists' for diners. Nearly one third (32%) of adults would rather enjoy a meal in a British pub than in a restaurant. 34% prefer food in restaurants and 34% did not express a preference.
Nearly a fifth of people (17%) first met their spouse or partner in a pub and a quarter of adults spent their first date in the pub!
63% of people think communities should have first refusal to buy their local pub when threatened with closure. 49% of people think the law should be changed to require planning permission to convert a pub into a restaurant and 54% think the law should be changed to stop the loss of pubs through demolition without planning permission.
|How often do you visit the pub?|
|Once a week or more||26%|
|2 or 3 times a month||10%|
|Once a month||10%|
|Less than once a month||26%|
|Never visit the pub||27%|
|Cleanliness of Bar Area||91%||2%|
|Cleanliness of Toilets||91%||2%|
|Friendliness of the Staff||90%||2%||'Cleanliness' and 'Friendliness' are the key to a success of a pub!|
|The Quality of Food||80%||10%|
|Value for Money||80%||6%|
|The People who use the Pub||72%||10%|
|The Quality of the Beer||65%||26%|
|There is a Non Smoking Area||53%||32%|
|Range of Beer Brands||47%||33%|
|The Fact that Children are Welcome||45%||33%|
|There are Sports on TV||21%||64%|
|What is your favourite kind of pub?|
|Country||46%||'Country Pubs' remain our favourite!|
|Town Centre Themed||11%|
|Country and Community||71%|