Hippodrome Nightclub Hosting The ‘Best Bar None’ Award Ceremony In Kingston On Tuesday Night

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The annual awards ceremony is part of a nationwide scheme which was introduced seven years ago to combat alcohol related crime.

James Kennedy of Kingston First said that the awards are to “Celebrate and promote a safer Kingston” he added that the Kingston is “The safest or at least one of the safest borough’s in London and our night time economy is part of that.”

15 Pubs and Bars will receive the Best Bar One Accreditation on Tuesday evening, with seven other prizes up for grabs- the main criteria that venues must pass to receive accreditation are:

– Prevention of Crime and Disorder

– Public Safety

– Prevention of Public Nuisance

– Protection of Children from Harm

The prizes for ‘Best behind the bar’ and ‘Best atmosphere’ are decided by public vote and the other five by the BBN Kingston panel.

Stephen Booth, General Manager of the ‘Slug and Lettuce’ in Kingston, said: “The best bar none scheme is a great celebration of Kingston’s nightlife, the Slug and Lettuce is proud to be part of the scheme and proud that Kingston’s night time economy remain safe”

The bar are one several bars hoping to pick up a prize at Tuesday’s ceremony.

Follow @ CourierKingston for more information about the Best Bar None awards.

Categories for awards:

Best Behind the bar – Public Vote

Best Atmosphere – Public vote.

Best Independent Venue – Panel Vote

Best Pub – Panel Vote

Best Club – Panel Vote

Accreditation – Panel Vote

Best Member of staff – Panel Vote

Person who has contributed the most to the night-time economy – Panel Vote

Bars & Pubs up for the awards

The Cricketers

Slug and Lettuce

The Kings Tun

The Druids Head

Bishop out of residence



Knights Park bar

Space Bar

The Ram



The Kingston Mill

Acorn 20


Mc Cluskys


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