WHAT’S IT ABOUT? The Bar of the Year Awards and Bushmills Irish Whiskey are delighted to once again recognise and reward Ireland’s Cocktail Bartender of the Year. And we believe that the only way to do this is by setting the bartenders of Ireland a live challenge where each cocktail bartender devises two [...]
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After the great success of last year, we are happy to announce that the Bar of the Year Awards will be launching mid February 2018! That means we will be opening for entries very soon! Do you think your bar deserves an award?
https://vimeo.com/252540720 The Prohibition tunes have finally faded to the back of our minds but the fun memories will last forever. What’s that? Memory a little hazy? Have no fear! We have a beautifully created video showcasing a bunch of the lucky winners on the night so you never have to forget… The 2017 [...]
Bar of the Year Awards is back again to celebrate all that's best in the Irish Bar indistry We recruited an expert industry panel to develop its shortlist for the best bars in the Country . With awards for Contemporary Bars, local Bars , Gastro Bar and Late Bar among many others, this list [...]
These are the best bars that have opened up in the year since May 1 2016 or have been substantially renovated. They have a great focus on service, they break new ground in terms of what they are offering while keeping the hallmarks of a great bar. They should be able to compete with [...]
This award recognises the bar that offers the most extensive and innovative range of imported or domestic whiskeys to its customers. A wide range of whiskey should be available and applicants should be able to demonstrate a good knowledge of the whiskey on offer. ENTER NOW 2017 Whiskey Bar Bar [...]
This award recognises bars within a restaurant that gives customers a reason to visit apart from the food. The majority of floor space and revenue should be dedicated to the restaurant. ENTER NOW 2017 Restaurant Bar - Candlelight Bar @Siam Thai Restaurant, Dublin
This category is not open for entry. Winners from the above categories will be put forward for this category. The 2017 Sky Bar of the Year winner will be chosen by the judging panel. ENTER NOW 2017 Sky Bar of the Year - Left Bank, Kilkenny Sponsored by Sky [...]
This category is open to public vote only. It will be carried out regionally: Dublin, Leinster, Munster, Ulster/Connacht. Premises will be short-listed and voting will go out to the public again on our social media pages. Public vote will open when finalists have been announced. ENTER NOW 2017 Southern Comfort [...]
Success within the on trade is driven by innovative people with strong management skills and dedication to their chosen industry. The Bar Manager of the Year Award is devoted to recognising and rewarding the hugely significant role Bar Managers play in every successful licensed outlet. The Bar Manager of the Year category is open [...]