Kingdom of Fife

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale

Kingdom Of Fife Pub of The Year

Pub of the Year

Pub of the Year - What is it

The Pub of the Year (POTY) is an annual competition run by local CAMRA branches to find the best pub within there area.

The Process

September - Local branch members are asked to nominate 5 Real Ale pubs, within the fife area.

October - A short list of 5 Real Ale pubs are selected from the nominated fife pubs.

A judging panel of 5 will be formed (consisting of the Chairman, Pubs Officer & 1 committee members PLUS 2 other members to be elected at the AGM)

The judging panel will use the national CAMRA scoring criteria to determine the winning pubs and judging will take place on one or two collective visits at an unannounced time in December 2021 / January 2022

March - Pubs Office Announces winner

2022 - Nominations - Opens Sept 2021

Branch members have now been contacted via email inviting them to nominate pubs for this years competition.

If you have not yet been contacted, and wish to take part please contact the Pubs Officer for more information

or you can follow the following link Click here for 2021 Pub of the Year Nomination

2022 - Finalists

We are pleased to announce the 5 pubs that that been short-listed by the branch for the Pub of The Year Competition are:

Hillend Tavern (Hillend), Commercial (Dunfermline), Criterion (St Andrews), Betty Nicols (Kirkcaldy), Albert Tavern (Freuchie)

2022 POTY Results

We are delighted to announce that the Kingdom of Fife CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022, is

The Commercial Inn, Dunfermline

We are delighted to announce the runners up of the Kingdom of Fife CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022, are

The Albert Tavern (Freuchie) and the Hillend Tavern (Hillend)

Previous Years

Year Pub of The Year Location
2021 Hillend Tavern / Commercial Hillend / Dunfermline
2020 Hillend Tavern Hillend
2019 Railway Inn Lower Largo
2018 Hillend Tavern Hillend
2017 Hillend Tavern Hillend
2016 Foresters Arms Aberdour
2015 Foresters Arms Aberdour
2014 Commercial Inn Dunfermline
2013 Central Bar St Andrews
2012 Central Bar St Andrews
2011 Albert Tavern Freuchie
2010 Albert Tavern Freuchie

2021 Finalists

2020 - Finalists

POTY 2019 Finalists

2018 Finalists

2017 POTY Finalists

2016 POTY Finalists

2015 POTY Finalists

2014 POTY Finalists