Good Hotel Guide - César Award
Beech House and Olive Branch, Clipsham, is named Restaurant-with-Rooms of the Year in the 2012 Good Hotel Guide..
AA 4 Star Highly Commended 2011
Classifying us as in the top 10% of Inns in the UK
The Observer - January 2010
20 Hotels for Walking Weekends
'There are many walks in Rutland, through tiny villages, little-known tracks and country lanes...'
Saturday Guardian - October 2009
Foodie Heaven in Rutland
'Best bit? The crisp, cotton sheets and the breakfast where everything is homemade...'
The Telegraph - February 2009
'We're snowed in and it's just the right place...'
10 cosy winter places to stay in Britian
'Awaiting you there: a duck-down duvet, Egyptian-linen sheets and a deep, double-ended bathtub...'
Michelin Pub of the Year 2008
'The number one spot can only go to a pub with real star quality...
Read the Michelin review... as a pdf.
Telegraph 2009 - Britain's Best Restaurants with Rooms
"Beech House - comprising six luxurious suites with hand-stitched sprung mattresses, Egyptian linen and duck-down duvets.Beech House - comprising six luxurious suites with hand-stitched sprung mattresses, Egyptian linen and duck-down duvets".
ES magazine - June 2008
'There's a reason The Olive Branch won Michelin Pub of the Year in 2008, besides the exhaustive list of real ales, seasonal homemade tipples include sloe gin, damson and strawberry vodkas and fresh lemonade in the summer.....'
Saturday Times - March 2007
Room: 10 out 10
Food: 9 out of 10
Service: 9 out of 10
Value: 9 out of 10
Best thing: Arriving
Worst thing: Leaving.
Saturday Telegraph - March 2007
Paddy Burt wrote
"It's really easy to eat, drink and get really rather merry in this splendid pub".....
Saturday Guardian - November 2006
Sally Shalam wrote
"The attention to detail here is laudable from wooden hangers in the wardrobe to slate Do not Disturb signs.... It's bliss.."