Supporting a great night out

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Campaign to raise awareness

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How we reward venues - and boost their businesses

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Party Safe

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Raising the bar on Security

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Fire Safety Advice for Venues

Fire safety advice for Best Bar None venues


    Due to Covid restrictions and the difficult time faced by the industry over the last 18 months, we've taken the decision to cancel the Best Bar None National Awards ceremony for this year.
    We will be in touch with finalists to arrange distribution of their awards.
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    Our Partners

    Best Bar None is supported by leading members of the drinks industry, supporting social responsibility as a key priority.

    Best Bar None also has support from key national stakeholders such as the Scottish Government, Police Scotland and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Local authorities across Scotland, supported through community safety and trading standards teams, support the scheme as do BIDs (Business Improvement Districts). The Best Bar None Scheme is administered by Scottish Business Resilience Centre.

    In helping to deliver the scheme in Scotland, we understand the importance of having links with trade bodies who support venues interests including SLTA, the Scottish Licensed Trade Association, and trade forums. 

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    What is Best Bar None?

    We're working to reduce crime, improve safety, reward excellence and raise standards in licensed premises across Scotland. On this website you'll find more about the Best Bar None scheme, how you can get involved and how you can find a venue near you that's Best Bar None. 

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