Three Suffolk pubs have scooped prestigious national awards. 

The Mason Arms in Bury St Edmunds, The Kings Arms in Haughley and The Royal Exchange were all crowned winners of their respective categories at the awards ceremony last night. 

Recognised for its great selection of drinks The Mason Arms was named the best beer pub of the year.

The kitchen staff at The Kings Arms were also awarded for all their hard work after being crowned the best food pub of the year.  

The Royal Exchange in Haverhill was also named the sport pub of the year. 

Greene King partnerships and ventures managing director Wayne Shurvinton said: "Celebrating the success of our partners and their achievements is really important to us.

"The standard of entry was exceptionally high and the judges had a really hard job to pick the winners."