“We’ve more than tripled the take here in the
past few years,” says Jez. “it’s a good pub, with lovely food and a good
Langar is a small, pretty village on the rural
fringe of the Vale of Belvoir. “There are only about 200 houses - but people
come from all over Notts, Lincolnshire and Leicestershire because of the food,
the gardens, the real fires in the winter - and they know it’s a good pub,”
“I still enjoy it - I enjoy being a father, too.
The key, I think, is to make sure the pub doesn’t run me, that I run the pub.
just employed a full-time general manager. The key to running a successful pub
is to always, always keep thinking of new ideas.
“With someone running the day-to-day business, I
hope that will give me more time to think of those ideas and implement
them - and more time with my family,