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Best Western Hotel bar pays homage to Hartlepool United

The Best Western Hotel has invested in creating the new 1908 Sports Bar, named after the year when the club was founded

Best Western Grand Hotel
Best Western Grand Hotel

A Hartlepool hotel is shooting for success by paying homage to the town’s football team. 

Tavistock Hospitality, owner of Best Western Grand Hotel, has invested £75,000 in creating the new 1908 Sports Bar - named after the year Hartlepool United FC was founded as a professional club in a meeting held at the Swainson Street premises.

Along with keeping up to date on the latest news and results from the League Two side, visitors to 1908 will also be able to enjoy a wide range of live sport, including all televised Premier League fixtures and boxing bouts, broadcast daily on three big screens and 10 TVs.

For those who prefer to be more hands on, the first floor bar also boasts table football, an American pool table and a darts board, along with a variety of events being held throughout the week.

1908 Sports Bar, which replaces the hotel’s former Peal Bar, will also be serving a selection of light meals and bar snacks during regular opening hours, with a nacho bucket and a 3kg chicken wing bucket for diners who like a challenge.

Stephen Banyer, Food and Beverage Manager at Best Western Grand Hotel, says: “1908 Sports Bar has been designed to pay homage to Hartlepool United FC, which was founded here, and offers supporters who can’t travel to away games the chance to still be part of the action.”

For more information visit  www.thegrandhartlepool.co.uk

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