Scottish Bar and Pub Awards 2016 Winners

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Congratulations to all this year’s winners!

Lifetime Achievement Award – Jonathan Stewart and Jeff Stewart

Jonathan and Jeff Stewart


A Wee Dram Whisky Bar of the Year – The Pot Still, Glasgow

LTR: Frank Murphy / Roshene / Geraldine Murphy / Presented by Lucy McGovern


The Bright Signals Social Media Award – Manorview Hotel & Leisure Group

L-R Lewis Jenning / Rose Woolen / Presented by David Craik (MD Bright Signals)

B.I.I. Customer Service Award – The Mill House, Stewarton

L-R: Brandon Van Rensburg / Presented by Jo Graham / Caitlin Jackson

Caledonian Brewery Award for Innovative Business of the Year – Gallery 48 Dundee

Team from Gallery 48, presented by Andy Maddock (MD Caledonian Brewery) right

Caledonian Gallery 48


Critics Choice Gastro Pub of The Year – Mhor 84, Balquidder

Lisa & Tom Lewis / Presented Laura Smith centre.

Diageo Award for Social Responsibility & Community – The Wheel Inn, Scone

L-R: David Taylor / Presented by Mark Baird / Jemma Anderson



Disaronno Cocktail Bar of the Year
Winner- Blue Dog, Glasgow

L-R: Brazamba dancer Hannah, Matthew Ronald of Blue Dog and Rod Eslamieh (Disaronno UK Brand Ambassador)

Highly Commended – Badger & Co


DRAM Dog Friendly Pub of the Year
Winner The Lord of the Isles, Craobh Haven

Team from Lord of the Isles Craobh Haven / Presented by 2nd from right Susan Young

Highly Commended – Ben Nevis, Glasgow

L-R Elaine Scott / Presented by Susan Young Editor DRAM

Glencairn Crystal Best New Venue – Boclair House Hotel

LTR: Carlton Graham / Anthony Cowley / Fallon Cowley / Presented by Kirsty Nicholson (Glencairn) second from right.

Gordon & MacPhail Award for Success – The Kingsmill Inverness

Joyce Arbuckle of Kingsmill Hotel/ Presented by Stephin Rankin of Gordon & MacPhail

The Inverarity Morton Wine by the Glass Award – Seamill Hydro

L- R Iain Silver /Scott Harvey / Presented by Ian Cumming – Commercial Director InverarityMorton

The Isle of Arran Distillers Island Bar of the Year – MacGochans, Isle of Mull

L-R MacGochans Team / Presented by Euan Mitchell (MD Isle of Arran Distillery)

Kopparberg Independent Bar of the Year – Bloc+

Bloc+ presented by Ann Smith (Regional Manager of Kopparberg) Centre

Family Business of the Year – Lisini Pub Co.

Lisini Pub Co / Presented by Susan Young (2nd from the left)

Flow Entrepreneur of the Year – Kevin Doyle – Caledonian Heritable

LTR: Kevin Doyle / Presented by David Wither & Susan Young

Mixxit Bar Apprentice of the Year – Loren MacGregor, The Busby.

Loren MacGregor – Busby Hotel / Presented by John Parsons – Senior Mixxit Ambassador

Molson Coors Craft Beer Bar of the Year – Ox 184, Edinburgh

L-R: John Duncan / Gary Thomson / Presented by Hugo Mills (Molson Coors UK)

Tennent’s Quality Award – Airlie Arms, Kirriemuir

Airlie Arms / Presented by Alastair Campbell MD of Tennents

Wee Guide Best New Bar & Restaurant – The Atlantic

L-R Kostos Simos / Presented by Mairi Clark / Dean Marriot

The Sunday Mail Pub of the Year – The Anchor, Broughty Ferry

Team at The Anchor

Scottish Liscenced Trade Hall of Fame Inductees – Caroline Wright, David Brown, Alasdair Moore, Kathleen Hood.

LTR: Caroline Wright / David Brown / Alasdair Moore / Kathleen Hood (Received by Harry Hood)

Supplier Awards

Best Beer Brand Distributor – Tennent’s

Alastair Campbell Managing Director of Tennents / Presented by Colin Beattie of Oran Mor

Drinks Wholesaler of the Year – Inverarity Morton

Ian Cumming Inverarity Morton / Lisa Wishart (Lisini)


Food Wholesaler of the Year – Dunns Food and Drinks

Jim Rowan / Fallon Cowley / Julie Dunn


Spirit Brand Owner / Distributor of the Year – Gordon and MacPhail

Stephin Rankin of Gordon & MacPhail / Presented by Elane Scott