24 Fife outlets win Best Bar None Accreditation


Twenty four licensed premises in Fife have been accredited as being ‘Best Bar None’. It’s the 6th year that the awards have run, and this year’s entry proved to be the most successful yet. The scheme, which aims to recognise and reward well run pubs, bars and clubs which demonstrate high standards in promoting safety and responsible drinking, covers Town Centre licensed premises in Dunfermline, Cowdenbeath, Kirkcaldy, Glenrothes, Leven, Cupar, St Andrews, Anstruther, Rosyth & Inverkeithing.
Councillor Andrew Rodger, the chair of Fife Licensing Board, presented the awards to the representatives of the 24 Best Bar None premises at Fife Constabulary Headquarters in Glenrothes. The winning pubs were Partners Pub, Cowdenbeath; Molly Malone’s, Leven; McPhail’s, Leven; Wee Jimmies, Cowdenbeath; Central Bar, St Andrews and The Dunvegan Bar, Cowdenbeath. Gold winners included The Gothenburg, Rosyth and Betty Nicols, Kirkcaldy with Pinkertons in Glenrothes picking up the accolade Overall Gold Winner. The winning bars were: Rothes Halls, Glenrothes; The Woodside Hotel, Cowdenbeath; The Caledonian, Leven; PJ Molloy’s, Dunfermline; Agenda, Leven; The Exchequer, Kirkcaldy and The 7 Kings, Dunfermline. The Gold winner was O’Connell’s, Kirkcaldy with the Overall Gold Winner going to Styx in Kirkcaldy.
Club winners included: Partners Club, Cowdenbeath; Lourenzos, Dunfermline; Kitty’s, Kirkcaldy and the Collective, Dunfermline. The Overall Gold winner was Styx, Glenrothes. The Student Association at St Andrews also picked up an award for Specialist Entertainment. Assistant Chief Constable Tom Ewing, said of the awards, “With Best Bar None now in its sixth year, I am pleased to see the scheme has gone from strength to strength, showing a real commitment from licensees to provide a safe environment for people to socialise in Fife. The awards serve as an excellent platform to promote best practice and public safety and go a long way to supporting our policing plan objectives of tackling crime, creating safer communities, building on success and being there for the community.”
The three overall gold winners from this year’s scheme will be going to represent Fife at the 2nd National Best Bar None awards being held in March 2012.

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