A whole host of Glasgow bars, restaurants, cafes and one talented bartender took home coveted prizes at the Scottish Entertainment and Hospitality Awards.

This year’s competition saw 5000 licensed premises receive votes from the general public with a record 125,000 votes received.

Only venues with the most votes and verified are shortlisted and invited to the annual gala final of the largest of its kind in the UK.

Merchant Square was transformed into a Wild West Extravaganza with red carpet saloon entrance, aerial performing cowboys, and bucking broncho.

Read more: Glasgow pub The Merchant named best in city

The evening saw entertainment from international tributes Johnny Lee Memphis and simply Dolly Parton.

Heart FM’s host and funny man Des Clarke hosted the event that was attended by over 800 guests.


Best Cafe Sponsored By Italian Aroma

Winner: Scran

High Recommended: Cafe Strange Brew, The Lamproom at Sherrifhall

Best Family Restaurant Sponsored By Gelarto

Winner: Kastriot's Mediterranean Bar & Grill

High Recommended: Weston Tavern & Restaurant, Jute Café Bar at DCA

Best Irish Bar Sponsored by Mills Milk

Winner: Connolly's Irish Bar

High Recommended: Malones Glasgow, Kitty O'Shea's

Best Newcomer Sponsored By Coors Light

Winner: The Boathouse

High Recommended: Mesa Glasgow, Toms Dundee

Scotland's Master Bartender- In Association with Brockmans Gin, Absolute Vodka and Molson Coors

Winner: Naomi Dunkey- Monterey Jack's Glasgow Central

Best Late Night Bar Sponsored By Rekorderlig Cider


High Recommended: Metropolitan Cocktail Bar & Restaurant, Revolution Mitchell Street

Best Beer Selection Sponsored By Blue Moon

Winner: BeerCafe

High Recommended: Inn Deep, Shilling Brewing Company

Best Nightclub Sponsored By Ty Nant

Winner: WhyNot Nightclub

High Recommended: Revolution Mitchell Street, Shanghai Club

Best Pub Sponsored By Carling

Winner: 26 Hope Street

High Recommended: Ballygrant Inn, The Brown Bull

Best Cocktail Bar Sponsored By Quiz Clothing

Winner: Revolution Aberdeen

High Recommended: Toms Dundee, Metropolitan Cocktail Bar & Restaurant