Scottish Bar & Pub Awards 2021 finalists revealed


After months of judging, interviewing and mystery shopper visits, the Scottish Bar & Pub Awards 2021 finalists have been revealed ahead of the ceremony on the 7th September at The Hilton Hotel, William Street, Glasgow.

The evening kicks off at 6.30 pm, and Bev Lyons is your compere for the evening with entertainment throughout dinner from Roberto Enzo.

There’s also an after party at The Radisson Red Sky Bar with Michael Kilkie and Jon Mancini, plus Guilty Pleasures.

We must also say a huge thank you to our sponsors.

Your 2021 finalists…

Antos Dog Friendly Pub of the Year 

The Applebank Inn, Larkhall

The Forth Inn, Aberfoyle

The Inver Inn, Tain

Radisson Red, Glasgow

BII Customer Service Award 

Howlin’ Wolf, Glasgow

Platform 1864, Tain

Zinfandel Gastro Bar, Glasgow

Siberi, Aberdeen

Deanston Whisky Guru of the Year 

Andy Robertson, Oran Mor

Tom Gibson, The Glasshouse

Derek Mather, Artisan

Euan McMIllan, Ben Nevis

Discarded Spirits Co. Cocktail Bar of the Year

The Gate, Glasgow

Lido, Troon

Radisson Red, Glasgow

Buzzworks & Montpeliers Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 

David Brown, The Palais, Glasgow

Stuart McPhee, Siberia, Aberdeen

Billy Milligan, Finsbay, Milngavie

Adam Newth, The Tayberry, Broughty Ferry

Carling Community Pub of the Year

The Black Bull, Gartmore

Nine Maidens, Dundee

The Palais, Glasgow

Silverwing, Edinburgh

DRAM Independent Pub Group of the Year

Cru Holdings, Aberdeen

Macmerry 300, Dundee

The Winged Ox Ltd, Glasgow

Gordon & MacPhail, Connoisseurs Choice Whisky Bar of the Year

The Abbey, Newington

Artisan, Wishaw

The Malt Room, Inverness

The Pot Still, Glasgow

Hospo Manager of the Year 

Tony Craig, Black Ivy, Edinburgh

Scott Henderson, The Record Factory, Glasgow

Katie Moran, Grand Central Champagne Bar, Glasgow

Kopparberg New Bar of the Year

The Bull, Glasgow

Coast, The Gailes, Irvine

Lithgow’s, Greenock

Moskito, Glasgow

Old Tom Gin 1821 Hotel Bar of the Year 

Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club, Kirknewton

Greywalls Hotel, Gullane

Meldrum House Hotel, Oldmeldrum

The Marine Hotel, Troon

Inverarity Morton Restaurant of the Year

The Dapper Mongoose, Glasgow

The Fort  & Willow, Ayr

The Inver Inn, Tain

Kinneuchar Inn, Kilconquhar

Molson Coors Evolution Award

The Fort, Broughty Ferry

The Golf Inn, Ladybank

The Locale, Glasgow

Kopparberg Best or Most Improved Outside Area

The Brig & Barrel, Belhaven

The Bus, Prestwick

The Smoking Goat, Ayr

Stolichnaya Award for Sustainability 

Derby Lane, Glasgow

Jospeh Pearce, Edinburgh

The Oak Tree Inn, Balmaha

Tiki Bar, Glasgow

DRAM Sales Rep of the Year

Harry Olorunda, Halewood

Matt Lambert, Jägermeister

Marc McParland, Arbikie

Sunday Mail Pub of the Year

The Bellrock, Glasgow

Brig & Barrel, Dunbar

The Kings Arms, Fenwick

The Thornwood, Glasgow

William Grant & Sons Bar Apprentices 2021 

Aiden McCurley, Finsbay Flatiron, Glasgow

Chris Peguin, The Spiritualist in Glasgow

Alanna Beattie, The Hillhead Bookclub, Glasgow

Ben Boyd, Vic’s and The Vine in Prestwick

Jacob Channon, Biddy Mulligans, Edinburgh

Cam Christie, Montpeliers of Bruntsfield, Edinburgh

David Kalu, Ryan’s Bar, Edinburgh

Becca Macdonald, Hamilton’s Bar & Kitchen in Stockbridge

Fraser Souness, Tyler’s Bistro, Edinburgh

Euan Thomson, Scotts Restaurant & Bar in South Queensferry

Lifetime Achievement – to be announced on the night 

Charity Endeavour of the Year – to be announced on the night 

Inspirational Employee of the Year – to be announced on the night 



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