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, Durham 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

Gold Accredited

Loveshack. LTs Grill. The Court Inn. The Library. Bishops Mill. Half Moon Inn. Fighting Cocks.

Silver Accredited

William Hedley. The John Duck. Ye Old Elm Tree. The Waterhouse. The Head of Steam. Fat Buddha Asian Bar & Kitchen. My House Bar & Kitchen.

Bronze Accredited

Tango. Bills Restaurant. Missoula. The New Inn. Market Tavern


  • Carol Feenan

    • Email: carol.feenan@durham.gov.uk