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Summertime… and the living is easy, so make the most of outdoor areas with BBQs and hog-roasts. With increased temperatures make sure your cellar cooling is working to peak efficiency and  great tips on running a successful & profitable beer festival…

How To Run A Pub - Beer Festivals

This Month’s Seasonal Food Ideas

Summer is upon us (rain and all) so why not ring the changes with your Sunday Roast with this great recipe for Roast Rabbit & Thyme? (There’s a handy video on how to butcher a whole rabbit to make things easier.) A classic French bean salad, smoked haddock soufflé and a delicious raspberry & chocolate torte to finish…

Raspberry & Chocolate Torte Recipe
Roast Rabbit & Thyme Recipe
French Bean Salad Recipe
Smoked Haddock Souffle Recipe

So you want to run your own pub or micropub? Then read on…

With the benefit of Publican Sam’s 35+ years of hands-on experience in running pubs in the UK, the site helps with ideas & information to guide you through the minefield of good pub management and with over 400 pages of specialist information How To Run A Pub is the essential and definitive online guide to running a pub. (The easiest and quickest way to find what you want is to use the site search engine.)

The site will help you with your bar, kitchen, finances, pub insurance, pub rents, rules and regulations, staffbuilding, pub websites, WiFi and much, much more… with practical advice, how-to guides and top tips. Plus, hopefully, enough “pub ideas” to help you make a success of your business. Every effort has been made to check information and provide you with an objective view of running a successful pub, whilst also sharing top tips from his own experience and those of other successful licensees Publican Sam knows and trusts.

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As with any significant undertaking that will potentially change your life (such as taking on a pub) you should seek independent professional advice.

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