GLASGOW’S best bars and pubs have been revealed at a glitzy awards ceremony.
The Glasgow Bar 2024 were held at Saint Luke’s on Monday. where hundreds gathered to celebrate their achievements.
The prestigious event is considered the ‘BAFTAS‘ for bartending and ten winners were selected from a long list of 150 venues.
Winners were chosen by industry experts voting for their favourite in each category narrowing it down from a top six.
They included Jack’s Bar at the Dakota Hotel claiming Best Bar, Best pub went to Redmond’s of Dennistoun.
It beat stiff competition from The Laurieston, The Pot Still and Ben Nevis
Redmond’s won for its friendly atmosphere, classic cocktails and pints, pub quiz, and even its vinyl DJ set on .
The awards recognise everything from greatest Glasgow star.to best bar team and rising
Daddy Marmalades ‘Sticky Toffee Pudding’ was Glasgow’s greatest drink, it beat from The Gate with its classic pint of Tennent’s Lager, ‘Balche Anna’ fromJupe and more.
Meanwhile, Tabac clinched the prize for the Beast Bar Team, beating The Winged Ox, Oran Mor among others.
The awards also recognised individuals, with Radisson Red Sophie Pettifor chosen as the one to watch in the 2024 Rising Star award.Bar’s
Sascha Montague from Bar & Tender was highly commended in the category, Aimee Ashworth from La Jupe was named Unsung Hero with Jess Campbell was namedSell Out.
Hendrick’s Gin Sarah Berardi tookthe Far Side of the Bar.
Co-founder of Backs! hospitality and operations manager of Saint Luke’s, Alex Riches, said: “What an incredible night! We welcomed over 300 of the city’s top hospitality industry, to raise a glass to all their achievements from the past year. 2024 saw some of our toughest categories yet, with venues raising the bar across every aspect of the competition.
“A huge congrats to all our well deserved winners, finalists and venues – we hope the awards will encourage the public to get out and try somewhere new this year, support localand , and potentially find their new favourite spot.”
Glasgow Bar Awards 2024 Winners:
Best Bar – Jack’s Bar at Dakota Hotel
Best Pub – Redmond’s of Dennistoun
Best Bar Team – Tabac
Unsung Hero – Aimee Ashworth, La Jupe Helensburgh
Best Shake – Ally Shaw
Best Drink – Sticky Toffee Pudding at Daddy Marmalades
Social Sell Out – Jess Campbell
Far Side of the Bar – Sarah Berardi, Hendricks Gin
Rising Star Winner: Sophie Pettifor, Red Sky Bar at Radisson Red.
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Highly Commended: Sascha Montague from Bar & Tender.
Legend Award – David Ali