A pub in Windsor has been named one of the top 50 gastropubs in the country.

In a new list released by Estrella Damn Adam Handling’s The Loch and The Tyne in Windsor is included among some of the best pubs nationwide.

The awards for individual placings will commence this afternoon at 4:30 pm where Mr Handling and the team are waiting to see what their pub has received.

Estrella’s Top 50 Gastropubs has now been running for over 15 years and is created each year by collecting votes from over 200 leading industry professionals within the UK’s hospitality sector.

The pub was previously named in the top 50 list in 2022.

Adam Handling MBE started out at the prestigious Gleneagles Hotel, in Scotland 16 years ago where he was the first-ever apprentice chef before he went on to become Fairmont’s youngest-ever Head Chef.

Mr Handling is the youngest person to be one of the Caterer’s ‘30 under 30 to watch’ in the 2013 Acorn Awards and In 2023, Mr Handling was crowned BBC TV’s Great British Menu ‘Champion of Champions’.

He was also selected by the BBC’s One Show as one of four British chefs to create an official recipe for the Coronation celebrations of King Charles III.

With Dame Mary Berry hosting the contest, his Majestic Chicken Pie was chosen by the public as the winning dish.

The Loch & the Tyne is Mr Handling's stunning restaurant and pub, with guest bedrooms in the countryside of Old Windsor.

The Loch & the Tyne  is described as a “British restaurant and pub, with guest bedrooms, in the beautiful countryside of Old Windsor.

“Serving simple British classic pub food, with a luxury approach. The menu changes throughout the week – an incredible Sunday lunch – perfect to bring your family.

“The main menu gives a new walk of life to the classic pub dishes – refined with more luxury ingredients. It’s a simple offering but really showcases the best of British produce.”

Mr Handling has been contacted for a comment which will be added to this piece as soon as he responds.