Fully updated for 2006, this colourful guide features recommended pubs in Britain, recognised for their quality food and atmosphere. Over 2,500 ancient taverns, traditional countryside inns, gastro-pubs and welcoming hostelries are included, carefully selected on merit with no charge for inclusion. There are useful symbols throughout, AA Rosettes for top quality food; wine glass for over six wines available by the glass and stars and diamonds for AA inspected accommodation. Quality seafood pubs are highlighted - in association with the Sea Fish Industry Authority and there are lists of beer festivals and AA inspected pub accommodation throughout. Also included are the AA Pub of the Year Awards for England, Scotland and Wales and a new preliminary feature on smoking laws and policy.