Discerning drinkers, rejoice!
Celebrate the World's 50 Best Bars 2022, featuring bars from 26 cities. The very top spot is taken by Barcelona’s Paradiso, named The Best Bar in Europe and The World’s Best Bar. This is the first time that it has been won by a bar from outside New York or London.
Nearer to home, Singapore’s Jigger & Pony was named The Best Bar in Asia at No.12. It is also Asia's best bar on the full list. That is followed by Singapore’s Manhattan at No.33.
12: Jigger & Pony
Elsewhere in Asia, eight bars made it on the list. Both Bangkok and Hong Kong each have two bars in the list, with Bangkok boasting new entries BKK Social Club, winner of London Essence Best New Opening at No.14, as well as new entry Tropic City at No.24. Hong Kong’s Coa comes in at No.17 alongside new entry Argo at No.28. New Delhi’s Sidecar, which last year was the first Indian entry since 2010, has risen an impressive 21 places to No.26. Bar Benfiddich in Tokyo is No.48.
The list was unveiled at a live awards ceremony in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain on Tuesday 4th October. Marking the 14th year of the illustrious list, and the first time it has been revealed outside of London, the awards unite the global bar community in recognition of the bartenders, bar owners and brands at the forefront of the international cocktail scene.
Please see below for the full 1-50 list.
Do you check out bars when you travel? We're certainly putting these bars on our list while overseas!