Scottish venues are raising the bar

KILMARNOCK was well represented in this year’s Best Bar None Scotland Awards, with bar and restaurant WG13 crowned National Champion and best Specialist Entertainment Venue (pictured with Lynsae Tulloch of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, second from left).

The nationwide scheme, which took place on Thursday March 29 at the Doubletree by Hilton Dunblane Hydro, saw another Kilmarnock venue, the Brass & Granite, named best Newcomer.

Elsewhere, the National Award category winners included The Garage, Glasgow (Nightclub); The Kelburn, Barrhead (Heart of the Community); the Black Bull Inn, West Lothian (Independent Pub); and Soul, Aberdeen (Independent Bar).