There's good, there's great, and there's best. Best Bar None is a voluntary program for nightlife venues, designed to keep staff and patrons safe while recognizing excellence in the industry. Working with other establishments, government bodies, and law enforcement, a Best Bar None accredited establishment has taken steps to make sure their business is held to the highest levels of safety and quality. Through rigorous assessment, accreditation and awards, Best Bar None helps make sure your favourite nightlife venues have you covered.

Edmonton's Winning BBN establishments announced

The best of Edmonton's bars, pubs, lounges and clubs were announced at Edmonton's 5th Annual Accreditation and Awards Event November 20, 2014 at the Coast Edmonton Plaza Hotel.

The winners and runners-up were chosen from 53 of Edmonton's top accredited establishments, all of whom were recognized and congratulated for their ongoing commitment to patron safety and customer service.

Congratulations go to this distinguished group of accredited bars and category winners!

Best Pub

WINNER: Sherlock Holmes (Rice Howard Way)
1ST RUNNER-UP: Hudsons Canadian Tap House (South Common)
2nd RUNNER-UP: Kelly's Pub

Best Large Pub

WINNER: O'Byrne's Irish Pub
1st RUNNER-UP: Hudsons Canadian Tap House (WEM)
2nd RUNNER-UP: Mercer Tavern

Best Bar/Lounge

WINNER: Schanks Sports Grill
1st RUNNER-UP: The Old Strathcona Rack
2nd RUNNER-UP: On The Rocks

Best Hotel/Restaurant Lounge

WINNER: The Lion's Head Pub - Radisson Edmonton South
1st RUNNER-UP: Teddy's Palace
2nd RUNNER-UP: Boston Pizza Lounge (Mill Woods)

Best Club

WINNER: The Ranch Roadhouse
1st RUNNER-UP: Mixx Party Bar
2nd RUNNER-UP: Cook County Saloon

Best Casino

WINNER: The gaming centre at Northlands Park Racetrack and Casino
1st RUNNER-UP: River Cree Resort & Casino (Tap 25 Sports Bar & Centre Bar)
2nd RUNNER-UP: Century Casino

View full list of award winners and accredited venues.

November 21, 2014