Join the 2018 Best Bar None scheme
The 2018 Durham City Best Bar None scheme will be launching in February 2018. Find out more about the scheme.
How to apply
Application forms will be available to download by the end of February 2018. If you decide to apply, this is how we'll assess your venue.
What happens once you've applied?
Assessment of your bar
We will arrange to visit your premises to carry out an assessment.
Over the year, our managers will carry out three spot checks, and we'll give you feedback after each one. You should use this feedback to make improvements where necessary, ahead of our next visit.
Scoring your bar
When all assessments and spot checks are complete, we can then score each premises. We will do this during October. We'll score your premises Bronze, Silver or Gold, which will depend on the scores you achieved from your assessment and your spot checks visits combined.
You will receive official accreditation for your premises at our awards evening. It will last for 12 months from the date of the awards.