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, Southampton 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

Southampton 2018 Winners & Accredited Venues

Social responsibility award: Café Parfait

Most improved premises: The Grapes

Best chain: For Your Eyes Only

Best independent premises: Café Parfait

Best pub: The Dancing Man, runner up: The Rockstone

Best bar: Grand Café, runner up: The Orange Rooms

Best club: Oceana, runner up: Switch

Overall winner: Café Parfait, runner up: The Dancing Man

In addition to the category winners, the following premises all received accreditation:

  • Admiral Sir Lucas
  • The London Hotel
  • The Standing Order
  • The Lion
  • London Road Brewhouse
  • The Spitfire
  • Giddy Bridge
  • Firehouse
  • Medbar
  • Ninety Degrees
  • Yates
  • Revolution
  • Mango Lounge
  • Oasis Bar
  • The Social
  • Wild Lime
  • Belgium and Blues
  • Tokyo
  • Junk
  • Buddha Lounge
  • Wiggle
  • Pop World


  • Rob Anderson-Weaver

    • Email: robandersonweaver.teach@gmail.com