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Best Bar None

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The Best Bar None Awards scheme aims to support a standard of excellence within the licensing trade of the county. For licensed premises it is an opportunity to prove they run a safe and responsible venue to high professional standards of customer care.
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****Now accepting applications for the 2019 Awards Scheme****

The Best Bar None Scheme was celebrated for the fifth consecutive year at an awards ceremony at Golden Sands Holiday Park on 26th November 2018. Working closely with North Wales Police, Conwy Trading Standards & Licensing Officers, Safer Conwy and local licensees, we deliver the county-wide scheme to recognise good practice within the licensing industry. Accredited premises ensure a safe and enjoyable place for a night out, which is vital to the economic growth and sustainability of the region.

The category winners were:

  • Best Bar – The Lilly Bar & Grill, Llandudno
  • Best Pub – The Carlton, Llandudno
  • Best Leisure Venue – Golden Sands Holiday Park, Kinmel Bay
  • Going Green – The Blue Bell, Conwy
  • Overall Winner – The Carlton, Llandudno
  • Overall runner up – Golden Sands Holiday Park, Kinmel Bay

This year 28 premises applied with 26 being accredited at gold level, 1 silver and 1 bronze. Below is a list of the accredited venues across Conwy County:

  • Llandudno - Town House, The Cross Keys, The Kings Arms, The Irish Bar, Queen Victoria, The Palladium, The Lilly Bar & Grill, The Lilly Restaurant with Rooms, Club 147, The Carlton
  • Conwy - The Blue Bell, Bank of Conwy.
  • Colwyn Bay / Old Colwyn - The Marine Hotel, The Picture House, The Rhos Fynach, Stadiwm Zip World, Parc Eirias.
  • Abergele - The George & Dragon, The DPL Wine Bar & Grill.
  • Kinmel Bay - Golden Sands Holiday Park, Sunnyvale Holiday Complex, The Mayquay, Palins Country Club
  • Towyn - The Long Bar, Lyons Winkups Holiday Park, Lyons Oakfield Holiday Park, The Wendover, Jakes Family Restaurant & Bar, Golden Gate Club,


2019 Best Bar None Awards

To submit an application for your premises, please download, complete and return the Application Form (details on where to send your application can be found on the form).

Please use the Best Bar None Toolkit for guidance on how to complete your form. Good luck!


For further advice and information about Best Bar None contact:

Licensing Section
PO Box 1
L30 9GN

Phone: 01492 576626
Email: licencing@conwy.gov.uk

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