'In it together': Sarah and Bob at The Royal Oak in Kirby Muxloe

Sarah and Bob joined the Everards family in February 2019 when they took on the Royal Oak pub in Kirby Muxloe

Having successfully ran a delicatessen across the road for five years, they were ready for a change and a challenge and to offer more to their existing customers and their local community. They knew as soon as the pub became available that this was an opportunity they did not want to pass up!

Sarah had big plans for the pub, she wanted to continue with the deli and has worked very hard on moving the deli over into the pub and making it feel at home within the building.

She said: “It was important to us to bring the deli with us, it was important to our community and we had worked hard in those five years to get it the fantastic reputation it has. We also knew our customers would not let the village lose this asset – and they didn’t have to. We knew if we worked hard the pub could be both."


Read the full article in Niche Magazine.