The Old Ale and Coffee House has announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner for restaurants.

This is the second time that the award has been given to the pub.

The coveted award celebrates businesses that have consistently received great traveller reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months, placing these winners among the 10% of all listings on Tripadvisor globally.

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Shane O’Neill, who has run the Old Ale since 2016, said: "We are so proud of the team, who are the ones who’ve helped us achieve this award, with great service and delicious freshly prepared food, in what are really tough times for hospitality businesses.

"This does showcase how great service always makes a difference and every bit of recognition like this will always help Salisbury to continue to be a magnet for international travellers". 

“Congratulations to the 2023 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice winners,” said John Boris, Chief Growth Officer at Tripadvisor. “The travel resurgence we’ve seen throughout the past year has even further heightened the competition. Earning a Travellers’ Choice Award demonstrates that you have provided great experiences to those who matter most: your guests.

"With changing expectations, continued labour shortages, and rising costs, this is no easy feat, and I am continually impressed with the hospitality industry’s resilience and ability to adapt. Cheers to another successful year!”