North Notts Best Bar None Awards 2024

North Notts BID was delighted to hold the first North Notts Best Bar None Awards on Wednesday 24th April 2024!

The glittering awards ceremony took place at Ye Olde Bell Hotel in Barnby Moor, Retford. A total of 19 businesses completed their assessments, becoming a Best Bar None accredited venue for 2023/2024. These accredited businesses were all invited to the awards night to receive their certification and to be in the chance of winning an award. Best Bar None assesses businesses that sell alcohol against the core themes of venue management, staff training and care, customer safety and welfare, as well as customer service and community support.



The Accredited Businesses For 2023/2024:

Ye Olde Bell Hotel, Roman’s Rest, Rondo Lounge, Beer Under The Clock, Clumber Park NT, The Mallard, The Lock Keeper, Idle Valley Tap, Dominie Cross, The Liquorice Gardens, The Elms Hotel, The Herbalist, Kilton Forest Golf Club, Tiger’s Den, North Notts Community Arena, The Ashley, Hodsock Priory, The Lion Hotel and The Cannon.



The Winners –

People’s Choice Award – Carol Wade (The Mallard)

Judges’ Choice Award – Tiger’s Den (Highly Commended)

Judges’ Choice Award – Idle Valley Tap (Winner)

Best Leisure Venue – Kilton Forest Golf Club

Best Hotel – The Elms Hotel

Best Independent Venue – Beer Under The Clock

Best Chain – The Liquorice Gardens

Best Pub – The Lock Keeper

Outstanding Contribution – James Nott, The Liquorice Gardens

Best Bar None Champion – The Lock Keeper



Sally Gillborn, chief executive of North Notts BID, said: “We had a fantastic turnout for our inaugural awards night, with more than 100 attendees from across 18 of the district’s hospitality businesses. The event showcased how committed our local venues are to delivering exceptional standards of management, including customer and staff wellbeing. The awards were an amazing opportunity to collectively celebrate our achievements and congratulations to all award winners.”

For businesses who would like to sign up to become Best Bar None accredited for 2024-2025, please email engage@northnottsbid.co.uk or call 01777 712785 for more information.