Accolades for Star Pubs & Bars Scottish licensees


Star Pubs & Bars has given accolades to its top Scottish licensees at the 2016 Star Awards.

In Scotland and the North, Iain Pert and Gordon Hooley of PG Taverns (Scotland) collected the Best Bar Team award for the Jolly Botanist in Edinburgh.

Tony Pert, General Manager at Jolly Botanist, said, “It’s a great achievement for the team. We’re all very friendly and work well together, which makes for a better atmosphere in the bar. I think the judges could see that.”

James and Louise Rusk of Rusk and Rusk were awarded Best Food Pub for their Butchershop Bar & Grill in Glasgow and Nick Livingstone of 7 Saints in Prestwick won Best Use of Social media, while Mike and Anna Christopherson scooped Most Family Friendly Pub and Best Marketing for Pearces in Edinburgh.

Lawson Mountstevens, Star Pubs & Bars Managing Director, said, “It was an honour to salute some of Scotland’s great licensees. Their skill and innovation are a sign of the bright future for pubs.”