Wetherspoon has been named ‘pub brand of the year’ in the National Pub & Bar Awards.
The award was voted for by the public, with more than 100,000 pub-goers casting their vote – and Wetherspoon scooped the top spot.
Wetherspoon’s chief executive, John Hutson, said: “We are delighted to have won the ‘pub brand of the year’ award.
“It is especially pleasing, as pub-goers themselves voted for Wetherspoon as their favourite pub brand.
“We are always grateful to the wonderful efforts of our staff and loyal customers.”
The national awards are organised by Pub & Bar magazine.
Pub & Bar magazine’s editorial director, Tristan O’ Hana, said: “Congratulations to J D Wetherspoon on winning the ‘pub brand of the year’ title at this year’s National Pub & Bar Awards. As this award is based directly on consumers’ feedback, it goes to show how valued the business is by pub-goers all around the UK.”