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2016 Best Bar None award winners

Our 2016 Best Bar None award winners are announced.


Our overall winner - 2016 Best Premises in Durham City Bar None - is Fighting Cocks.

The following venues were the highest point scorers from our assessments and mystery shopping visits combined:

Runners up:


We've also rated the following premises Bronze, Silver or Gold. This was also determined by the scores achieved from assessments scores and mystery shopping visits combined. More information about our scoring system is in our  Icon for pdf Best Bar None 2016 Scoring Booklet (PDF, 367.8kb) .


  • Bishops Mill
  • The Court Inn
  • Fighting Cocks
  • Half Moon Inn
  • The Library Durham
  • Loveshack
  • LTs Bar and Grill @ the Court Inn


  • The Elm Tree
  • Fat Buddha Asian Bar and Kitchen
  • Head of Steam
  • My House Bar and Kitchen
  • The John Duck
  • The Water House
  • The William Hedley


  • The New Inn
  • Missoula
  • Tango
  • Bill's
  • Market Tavern
Contact us
  • City Centre Management
  • 03000 267 198
  • 07584 217 019
  • Our address is:
    • Durham City Police Office
    • New Elvet
    • Durham City
    • County Durham
    • United Kingdom
    • DH1 3AQ
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