Best Bar None for Aspers

For the second year running, a local bar has been crowned the ‘Best Late Night Venue’ at the Best Bar None Scheme awards for Northampton.

Tanzibar, a stylish cocktail bar buried inside Aspers Casino has won the award for 2013. Hosting regular live music events from Jazz to soul; Tanzibar offers much more than a bar.

Best Bar None is a national award scheme supported by the Home Office aimed to promote responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises.

Tanzibar has not only won the prize for the past two years but has been seen in the finals for the past three consecutive years.

The awards ceremony took place on 12 November at O’Neills, The Drapery, where Tanzibar was announced as the winner. The bar will be entered into the nationals which takes place in the House of Commons.

Trish Hill, Head of Hospitality said: “I’m thrilled to have won for a second year for the Best Bar None award. It’s not just about the bar but is about ensuring our customers have a safe environment to drink in. I know it’s the best place to drink in Northampton. Winning twice is a dream come true and an outstanding achievement.”