Stretford craft ale bar wins award for supporting local breweries

This is the second CAMRA award for The Longford Tap since they opened their doors in September 2019

The Longford Tap craft ale bar will be officially presented with the CAMRA Best LocAle Pub Award 2022 at the bar in Stretford this week.

This is the second CAMRA award for The Longford Tap since they opened their doors in September 2019, at the time of a flurry of regeneration in Stretford.

Having won the Trafford and Hulme CAMRA Best Newcomer award in 2020, the popular bar in the heart of Stretford continues to be a firm favourite with people living in and visiting the town. 

The CAMRA LocAle scheme looks to promote pubs that support local breweries and sell locally-brewed real ales.

And it’s this philosophy – supporting brewers across the local region and keeping their choice of ales from breweries within a few miles radius of Stretford – which remains at the heart of what The Longford Tap do.

Paul Burgess, joint owner of The Longford Tap alongside his brother David, is thrilled at the recognition the bar has been awarded this time round.

“All of us at The Longford Tap are so proud to have won this award, especially when you consider the tough couple of years that we’ve all had in this industry,” he said.

“To be recognised across all the districts in Trafford is incredible.

“And it’s testament to the amazing breweries we have the pleasure to work with, and their continued supply of fantastic craft beers, that we can do what we do.

“Not only do we thank the team at the Trafford and Hulme CAMRA for their vote, but a huge thank you goes to all the breweries who supply us, to our brilliant bar staff, our excellent entertainment team, and of course, our wonderful loyal customers who have and still do support us in the three years we have been open.”

The Longford Tap will be officially presented with the Best LocAle Pub or Club 2022 award by a member of Trafford and Hulme CAMRA at The Longford Tap on Thursday 28th July at 8pm.


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