The operator of three much-loved pubs and a brewery in Norfolk is toasting to success after winning a national food award. 

Anglian Country Inns runs eight pubs, a café and a brewery in the region, with four of these establishments in Norfolk.

These are The White Horse in Brancaster, The Jolly Sailors in Brancaster Staithe, The Kings Head in Letheringsett and Brancaster Brewery.

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The hospitality group is celebrating after scooping the Best Premium Food Offer UK gong at The Publican Awards 2023.

Eastern Daily Press: The Publican Awards 2023 took place in LondonThe Publican Awards 2023 took place in London (Image: Supplied)

It was presented to a pub company that delivers a successful food offering across its portfolio. 

The awards took place on Wednesday evening in London and were hosted by comedian Dara Ó Briain.

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James Nye, managing director, said: "This award is all down to our fabulous teams at all ACI establishments.

"Dedicated to the end, our teams thrive to make our customers happy and what an accolade this recognition gives them.

"We are all taking a moment to take in being recognised as the best in the country as what we offer."