Being part of Best Bar None - you have access to the following benefits:


  • Assessment - Best Bar None offer an assessment of your venue annually and this is based on Licensing Scotland Objectives. This assessment can aid in improving standards in your premises based on day to day practices you will already consider
  • Award Status - Venues will be judged to be Gold, Silver or Bronze based on your assessment with scope for development each year
  • Award - to display in your venue
  • Customer Recognition - On gaining your accreditation you will receive a plaque or Award , which will help display your status to your customers.
  • Good Practice Guidance - we keep you informed of the latest framework of policies to support your business.
  • Insurance Savings - Accredited premises can also make the most of savings on their insurance between 10-20% due to a reduced rate of risk. As well as this saving members can make the most of our new Insurance Product.
  • Local scheme - Premises are split into different local schemes depending on your location and this helps create a real local Best Bar None community
  • Media Coverage - As well as rewarding your team these awards can also help your premise gain local and national coverage.
  • Partnerships - As well as working with Best Bar None to make your venue safer you can also make the most of our partnerships which include local council, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue, Scottish Licensed Trade Association,  BID – Business Improvement Districts , with ADP support
  • Reward - we hold local and national awards which present opportunities to reward your team.
  • Training - We can help you develop your staff. We offer discounts on training through SBRC and Tennent’s Training Academy to ensure your staff are performing to their potential and are performing responsibly.

Social Media, Facebook, Twitter, Website and National coverage through BBN Scotland and access to PR services through your Local Scheme and National Coverage for Awards, BLOGS and VLOGS.

  • Supported by funding from Partners, which means there is no cost or minimal cost for you to join
  • Some Local Schemes may take a small charge for administration, participation in additional training or events to your benefit

If you’re interested in joining us at Best Bar None then get in contact through phoning 01786 447 441 or emailing [email protected]


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