Press Releases

  1. British beer sales up for the first time in ten years

    A decade of decline in UK beer sales has come to an end, with a 1.3 per cent rise in UK beer sales in 2014, it has been announced today. The startling turn around in the fortunes of Britain’s favourite pub drink follows two historic cuts in beer duty by the Chancellor. The figures are reported in the latest ‘Beer Barometer’ from the British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA).

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  2. STAR PUBS & BARS INCREASES CIDER AND BEER DISCOUNTS FOR ITS LESSEES

    Star Pubs & Bars is committing to increase the discount it gives to its lessees on HEINEKEN’s cider and beer brands for the next three years starting from Monday 16th March 2015.

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  3. LICENSEES SHINE AT STAR PUB AWARDS

    Star Pubs & Bars hosted its annual Star Pub Awards gala celebration this week in London compered by football legend and broadcaster, Chris Kamara, in recognition of the outstanding achievements of its lessees. 

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  4. South London Multiple Operator Takes Major Investment Site with Star Pubs & Bars

    Chris Wilkie and Karl Tisch, owners of pub company Whiskey Whiskey Tango Ltd, have taken a 20-year lease on the Wilton in Fulham with Star Pubs & Bars. It is their second leased pub with Star Pubs & Bars and their third site in South London.

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  5. More than 4,000 solar panels transform the home of John Smith's into largest green brewery in the UK

    In a first for larger-sized breweries in the UK, HEINEKEN’s John Smith’s Brewery, in North Yorkshire will be fuelled by solar energy as of today. The installation, utilising an array over 4,000 solar panels, will generate approximately 876 megawatt hours (“MWh”) each year, enough to power 185 homes.

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  6. HEINEKEN raises £150,000 for alcohol misuse charity partner Addaction

    HEINEKEN, the UK’s leading cider and beer Company, launched ‘Act for Addaction’ for their Charity of the Year in May this year.

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  7. FORMER CHEF AND CATERING MANAGER INVEST IN SECOND PUB WITH STAR PUBS & BARS

    The historic Nags Head pub in Henley in Arden is set to reopen next week following a £210k refurbishment by its new licensees Delia and Michael Scott and Star Pubs & Bars. The Scotts also operate the Roebuck Inn at Warwick; the Nags Head is their second site with the company.

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  8. New community orchard partnership will transform urban areas and upskill 4,000 people

    100 community orchards to be created across the country Up to 90,000 people will benefit and 4,000 will gain new skills Transforming neglected areas at the heart of their communities

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  9. Discover the Heineken Pop-Up City Lounge For a Taste of the Unexpected

    Heineken® today unveiled its latest nightlife experience concept, the Pop-up City Lounge. This urban design lounge will make its debut at the 2014 London Design Festival (LDF) from 18th – 21st September.

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  10. Star Pubs & Bars Scoops BPPA Pub Champion Award 2014

    Star Pubs & Bars was named Pub Champion at the British Beer and Pub Awards 2014 which were held at Park Plaza Westminster Bridge last night, an award granted for the company that was deemed to have best secured pubs for future generations.

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