Best Bar None scheme

The Best Bar None scheme aims to promote positive relations and responsible management in the operation of licensed premises in Scotland.

Sponsors

The scheme is sponsored by:

  • Diageo
  • Edrington-Beam Suntory UK
  • Heineken
  • Tennents
  • Chivas Brothers-Pernod Ricard

The scheme is being offered throughout the whole of the Scottish Borders to pubs, bars, clubs or hotels that can demonstrate a commitment to a safer and more secure environment for the public.

Supporters

We support Best Bar None alongside partners:

  • Scottish Government
  • Police Scotland
  • Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  • Scottish Licensed Trade Association

What's in it for me?

  • Formal recognition of your good management practice – for example you receive an accreditation plaque that can be used to promote your premises.
  • Positive media interest in your premises - the annual awards night is always well covered by local media
  • Public perception that your premises are a quality venue, serious about customer care and safety and that the town you trade in is a safe environment.
  • Recipients become holders of a nationally accredited award that will be recognised by visitors from outside the Scottish Borders.
  • Use of the Best Bar None brand in your advertising.
  • The opportunity to be acknowledged nationally as a ‘Best Bar None’ premises.

All applications will be considered for suitability for inclusion in the scheme.

Further information

  • You can view more information on the scheme and download a 2018 scheme information and application pack
  • All applicants will be notified whether or not they have been selected to participate and successful applicants will be supported throughout the process
  • Assessors will visit participating venues in October/November 2018