Best Bar None was piloted in Manchester in 2003. It proved to have such a positive effect on the evening and nighttime economy (ENTE) it is now active in over 75 towns and cities across the UK, Ceredigion being one.

Our mission statement is……

To reduce alcohol related crime and antisocial behaviour. To increase business, through the delivery of training, education and promotion of best practice, and to create a partnership between the local authority, the police, the trade and the private sector to broaden the appeal of an area more especially it’s evening and nighttime economy.

Accredited venues

  • Harry’s Hotel, Aberystwyth
  • Penwig Hotel, New Quay
  • Pier Brasserie, Aberystwyth
  • The View Brynrodyn, Borth
  • Aberystwyth Arts Centre
  • Pier Pressure, Aberystwyth
  • Monachty, Aberaeron
  • Cadwgan, Aberaeron
  • Castle Hotel Aberaeron
  • Inn on the Pier, Aberystwyth
  • Pier Pavillion, Aberystwyth
  • New Inn, Pentregat
  • Castle Hotel Aberystwyth
  • Prince of Wales, Aberaeron
  • Welsh Black Hotel, Bow Street
  • Kanes Bar, Aberystwyth

The best in category winners for the Best Bar None award were:

  • Best Bar – Inn on the Pier, Aberystwyth
  • Best Pub – Pier Brasserie, Aberystwyth
  • Best Club – Pier Pressure, Aberystwyth
  • Best Leisure Complex: The View at Brynrhodyn



  • Naomi McDonagh

    • Email: naomi.mcdonagh@ceredigion.gov.uk