A pub in Wrexham has been named best in Wales by CAMRA - so what is the secret to their success?

Magic Dragon Brewery Tap was named the Wales winner in the Pub of the Year awards by Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), making it one of 16 regional winners.

Each regional winner is now a contender in the big UK award, with the final four being announced in October with the overall winner being revealed in 2024.

The pub, on Charles Street, specialises in cask ale and craft beer traditionally produced in their micro-brewery at the Plassey Holiday Park.

Having originally opened in 2019, the pub hosts live music and has guest beers from other breweries, along with Magic Dragon’s own lager, Welsh spirits and ciders.

WATCH: Inside the Magic Dragon Brewery Tap

The business is owned by Richard and Liz Lever who also own and run the brewery itself.

David Salisbury the manager of Magic Dragon Brewery Tap, said: “Our regulars seem happy with what’s going on, we’re getting new regulars all the time.”

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On the CAMRA win, he added: "To win the Welsh one is brilliant, we’re so pleased. Obviously, the quality of beer needs to be good, it's not one thing, we’ve got a good team here and they’ve all done their bit and obviously - the CAMRA members that voted for us - they think we’re doing something right so we're going to the UK final hopefully and see how we do.”

However, David also said that they were "more than happy" with the Welsh award already. 

The ales have also proven a success, and have won individual awards.

David explained: “This is part of a successful pub, if your ales are not any good then you’re not going to win anything so it’s a brilliant foundation having good quality ales, from that we can work with in the pub itself.”