The Allanwater Brewhouse in Bridge of Allan has been nominated in the 2022 Scottish Thistle Regional Awardsfor the best pub category for central south-east Scotland. The award ceremony will be held at Prestonfield House on the 27thOctober 2022.

Douglas Ross, owner and Proprietor of the Microbrewery and real ale pub in Bridge of Allan had this to say. “We, as a team, are delighted to be nominated for this award which reflects the hard work and effort we have put into establishing the Allanwater Brewhouse as a visitor attraction and destination for locals, visitors, and tourists from all over the world. We are proud to give visitors to the Allanwater Brewhouse a sample of our authentic food and drink tourism experience and offer true Scottish hospitality.”

The Scottish Thistle Awards, known as the TOURISM OSCARS, is an annual event organised by VisitScotland and based on 5 regional competitions with the gold medal winners progressing to the national finals. The Allanwater Brewhouse is a founder member of Forth Valley food and drink CIC. The Allanwater Brewhouse is also a founder member of Discover Bridge of Allan a community led tourism organisation.

QUOTE:    Dear Douglas   Congratulations! I am delighted to inform you that the ALLANWATER BREWHOUSE has been shortlisted for the Regional Finals in this year’s Scottish Thistle Awar

QUOTE: “ We’re delighted the Allanwater Brewhouse have been nominated for best pub category for central south-east Scotland. Truly deserved for their outstanding Scottish hospitality, their enthusiasm for artisan craft beer, ale, live entertainment and providing exceptional customer service, always with a friendly smile.  Well done Douglas and the team” Stacey Spence Forth Valley Food and Drink Coordinator.

QUOTE: “Wonderful news that one of our key food and drink operators has been nominated for Scotland’s Best Pub at this year’s Thistle awards. This nomination will help put Bridge of Allan on the Food and Drink map of Scotland as an outstanding destination to visit”.  Naomi Ross project manager Discover Bridge of Allan