Britain's Best Banks

We are constantly tracking and monitoring all banks across the UK in an effort to rank and ultimately give you a clear picture of the best banks in Britain. Each time you leave you a review on CompareBanks, you’ll help others make an informed decision. You’ll also reward the best banks.

EFG Private BankSainsbury’s BankVirgin MoneyGuaranty Trust BankHTBAl Rayan Bank
AIB GroupCAF BankANZ BankSmile BankHodge BankSonali Bank
Shawbrook BankWesleyan BankRevolutOakNorth BankR. Raphael & SonsNationwide
China Construction BankMonzo BankScotiabank EuropeMorgan Stanley BankGatehouse BankOneSavings Bank
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2020 Winners

Here are the most recent winners of our award.

Monzo Bank
Monzo Bank
#1 in British Banks
72% BankRank® Score
Monzo Bank
Their slogan is ‘banking made easy’, and they say that you can open an account in less than 10 minutes.  Should you add a Hot Coral Monzo card to your wallet? First Glance If you work in retail, then you’ll probably have seen a Monzo...
Barclays Bank
#2 in British Banks
59% BankRank® Score
Barclays Bank
About Barclays Bank Barclays is a British multinational investment bank and financial services company. It was founded in 1690 and is headquartered in London. Barclays originated as a goldsmith banking business in which James Barclay became a partner...

Past Winners

Take a look at the past winners of our Britain’s Best Banks award.

Year Winner Runner-Up
2020 Monzo Bank Monzo Bank Barclays
2019 Starling Bank Starling Bank Monzo, First Direct
2018 Starling Bank Starling Bank Monzo

How are the winners chosen?

Our winners are chosen based on their performance over the last year. We take into consideration the customer reviews that you leave, plus the sentiment ranking from our BankRank® score. So, in actual fact, it’s not us that chooses the winners – it’s you.

How are the winners chosen?

Britain's Best Banks

A look at one of the past bank winners of the BBB Award.

Winner of 'Britain's Best Banks' Award 2019
Starling Bank
Starling Bank
Winning Britain's Best Bank 2019, Starling is arguably amongst the biggest and most well-known challenger banks. Starling’s vision is to ‘create a better bank for everyone’. Is this a bank to consider for your new current account? First Glance It’s...
Britain's Best Banks

I launched Starling because I wanted to offer people a fairer, smarter and more human alternative to the banks of the past. We have achieved this by giving our customers world-class technology in the palm of their hand and 24/7 customer service, allowing them to feel supported wherever they are, and whatever their financial needs.

Anne Boden CEO of Starling Bank

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The Britain’s Best Banks award is given out every year. If you want to have your say, make sure you leave a review of your bank on our bank reviews pages. Whether good or bad, it’ll help decide who will get their hands on the award this year.

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