The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 48



The World’s 50 Best Bars – 50 to 1

ByCocktail Lovers


Over 500 Academy members from 55 countries voted in this year’s The World’s 50 Best Bars list and boy, what a list they’ve come up with. This year’s rankings takes in bars from over 24 cities and includes seven new entries, four re-entries and a brand new number one. Congratulations to all.

  1. American Bar, The Savoy, London – Best Bar in Europe and the world
  2. Dandelyan, London
  3. The NoMad, New York – Best Bar in North America
  4. Connaught Bar – London
  5. The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, New York
  6. The Clumsies, Athens
  7. Manhattan, Singapore – Best Bar in Asia
  8. Attaboy, New York
  9. Bar Termini, London
  10. Speak Low, Shanghai
  11. Little Red Door, Paris
  12. Happiness Forgets, London
  13. High Five, Tokyo
  14. Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City – Best Bar in Latin America
  15. Atlas, Singapore – Highest New Entry
  16. Dante, New York
  17. Oriole, London
  18. Broken Shaker, Miami
  19. Candelaria, Paris
  20. Himkok, Norway
  21. The Gibson, London
  22. Black Pearl, Melbourne – Best Bar in Australia & Legend of the List
  23. Floreria Atlantico, Buenos Aires
  24. Operation Dagger, Singapore
  25. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
  26. Trick Dog, San Francisco
  27. Sweet Liberty, Miami,
  28. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei, Taiwan
  29. Lost & Found, Nicosia, Cyprus
  30. Baba Au Rum, Athens
  31. Tippling Club, Singapore
  32. BlackTail, New York – Best New Opening
  33. Jerry Thomas Speakeasy, Rome
  34. Le Syndicat, Paris
  35. Tales & Spirits, Amsterdam
  36. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo
  37. Employees Only, New York
  38. Schumann’s, Munich
  39. La Factoria, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
  40. Quinary, Hong Kong
  41. Aviary, Chicago
  42. Mace, New York
  43. Nightjar, London
  44. Linje Tio, Stockholm
  45. The Baxter Inn, Sydney
  46. ABV, San Francisco
  47. Native, Singapore
  48. Tommy’s, San Francisco
  49. Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
  50. Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv – Best Bar in Africa & the Middle East

For the bars at numbers 51-100, see here

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