Article Source: The Scottish Bar & Pub Awards
First Published: 13 May 2022 8:48
Updated: 13 May 2022 8:49
Main Image: Last year's Pub of the Year, Kings Arms.
Raise a glass and celebrate your favourite venues across Scotland as nominations open online.
Now in their 27th year, The Scottish Bar & Pub Awards is on the hunt to seek out the best of Scottish hospitality, from venues crafting inventive cocktails, perfect pints or delivering exceptional service in John O Groats right down to Gretna.
Your local pubs and bars need you as they battle out to take home that coveted recognition, covering 18 categories including Antos Dog Friendly Pub of The Year; Hi-Spirits Best Live Music Venue; The Busker Innovative Cocktail Bar of the Year and Kopparberg New Bar of the Year.
The prestigious awards also look to celebrate rising stars in the industry, community-led initiatives and give a much-needed boost to those championing the late-night economy.
New for 2022, The Molson Coors Scottish Bar of the year award will look to recognise operators that offer something special for their locals, or are full of exceptional teams that make the industry so vibrant and fresh.
To enter your local pub or bar into this year’s awards, simply vote online to cast your nomination. Every vote counts as the ten competitors with the most votes from each category will receive a visit from ‘mystery shoppers’ before the finalists are revealed.
Following a closed door judging process, the winners will then be announced at a glittering award ceremony on 30th August 2022 at The Hilton Hotel, in Glasgow.
Organiser, Susan Young said: “Scotland has the best people and our awards are here to commend those charismatic individuals and their incredible venues that makeup Scotland’s unparalleled hospitality landscape. But they need your help to vote for them. Reward the efforts of your favourite pub or bar and vote now on The Scottish Bar & Pub Awards website.”
Nominations are now open across Scotland for The Scottish Bar & Pub Awards 2022. Voting closes on the 30th of June 2022.
For more information, head to scottishbarandpubawards.com
Two former Glasgow university students throw down the gauntlet for a chess match to celebrate the launch of their latest 3D chess set which celebrates the beauty of Edinburgh.
Scottish Book Trust, the national charity changing lives through reading and writing, will host Bookbug Week from Monday 16 May – Sunday 22 May.
Full casting is today announced for the award-winning production of Girl From The North Country. The production embarks on its first UK tour visiting Edinburgh Playhouse this October.
One of Edinburgh’s hottest cocktail bars, The Cocktail Mafia is due to open a pop-up bar in June on the Forth Floor of Harvey Nichols.
Scotland's longest-running licensed trade awards - dubbed the hospitality Oscars, have launched their search to find Scotland's top pubs and best-loved bars today.
After a sellout event last year, 2022 is set to be Edinburgh Cocktail Week’s biggest ever festival with 120 bars confirmed and a stellar line up of headline music acts.
Fore Play Crazy Golf is planning an un-fore-gettable Father's Day, launching a search for the ultimate caddies - from DILFs to guilty crushes, silver foxes to heartthrobs... Who's Your Caddy?
Rusacks St Andrews announced it has been recognized by Travel + Leisure in the publication’s annual “It List”, recognizing the world’s best 2021 hotel openings.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has been shortlisted for Campaign of the Year in the Scottish Charity Awards and has qualified for the People’s Choice Awards 2022.
Aldi Scotland has taken a Scottish twist on a family favourite for any Cinco De Mayo parties this weekend by creating none other than hearty, haggis fajitas.
Sir Tom Hunter has issued a heartfelt thanks to Kiltwalk Heroes who put their best foot forward for last week's Glasgow event, revealing they helped to raise over £4 million, a record-breaking sum.
NQ64 Edinburgh, the popular retro arcade bar sweeping the nation, has today announced a brand new, gaming inspired cocktail menu following a staff competition in seven UK NQ64 bars.
St James Quarter is calling all daredevils to kick off their shoes and test their nerves by signing up for an adventurous charity walk over broken glass on Sunday 12th June.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has announced the arrival of two tiny endangered Northern rockhopper penguin chicks at Edinburgh Zoo.
BBC Scotland's topical TV programme Debate Night is searching for people to be part of the big studio audience.
Today (Wednesday 04 May), Underbelly is announcing a further 61 shows to go on sale for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
The Lawn Restaurant has partnered with the Scottish Insta Dogs community and local dog boutique, NB Dogs, to host an afternoon of fun for dog owners and their furry friends on Friday 20th May.
Innis & Gunn’s Ultimate Beer Hall events kick off from Thursday and for those looking for a great night out this weekend, there is no hotter ticket in town.
Young musicians across Scotland are set to benefit from a special £50k funding scheme to commemorate five years since the loss of 14-year-old musician Eilidh MacLeod in the Manchester Arena attack.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has announced the return of their popular summer events at Edinburgh Zoo.
Calum Ralston, 32, has been appointed as new head chef at Superico, 83 Hanover Street, one of the most stylish restaurants and bars in Edinburgh's New Town.
To coincide with International Whisky Month this May, The Real Mary King’s Close is partnering with local whisky experts to host a series of whisky themed tours and tastings.
Senbla presents Opera International's award-winning Ellen Kent Productions at Edinburgh Playhouse, featuring the Ukrainian National Municipal Opera Kyiv.
This August, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo will make its highly anticipated return with this year’s Show, Voices.
The Musselburgh race card is packed with possibilities for spectators as the track prepares to host a top-class trio of summer races this year.
The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) has won the innovation and tools category in the first ever Edinburgh Conservation Film Festival.
Exercising regularly improves brain health as much as physical fitness, say experts launching a programme to boost performance and wellbeing.
The first and only Aeronautica Militare store in the UK opens in Edinburgh’s, St. James Quarter; officially launching on the 23rd of April 2022 with in-store customer events.
Orders up! The three leading ‘Waitresses’ of hit musical Waitress popped across from the Edinburgh Playhouse theatre to Bross Deli at St James Quarter this morning to pose with Mama Bross.
Guide Dogs and the RZSS Edinburgh Zoo are delighted to announce a new pilot project, aimed at improving the customer experience for visitors who live with a vision impairment.