The World's Best 50 Bars 2018

The World’s 50 Best Bars is an annual list that celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. Now in its 10th year, The World’s 50 Best Bars provides an annual ranking of bars as voted for by more than 500 drinks experts from across the globe. The list represents the ultimate international guide to the world’s top bars and drinking destinations.

The 2018 list was revealed on Wednesday 3 October at the drinks industry’s most prestigious and highly anticipated night of the year, The World’s 50 Best Bars awards ceremony, which took place at the Roundhouse in London, UK. The World’s 50 Best Bars awards is an evening of international celebration, bringing together the best bartending talent from around the globe, with a live countdown of the list, culminating in the announcement of The World’s Best Bar. 

Congratulations to Dandelyan, London, winner of the The World's Best Bar Award!

The full list as follows:

  1. Dandelyan (London, Uk), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In Europe”
  2. American Bar At The Savoy (London, Uk)
  3. Manhattan (Singapore, Singapore), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In Asia”
  4. The Nomad (New York City, New York, Usa), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In North America”
  5. Connaught Bar (London, Uk), Also The Winner Of “Legend Of The List”
  6. Bar Termini (London, Uk)
  7. The Clumsies (Athens, Greece)
  8. Atlas (Singapore, Singapore)
  9. Dante (New York City, New York, Usa)
  10. The Old Man (Hong Kong), Also The Winner Of “Highest New Entry”
  11. Licoreria Limantour (Mexico City, Mexico)
  12. High Five (Tokyo, Japan)
  13. Native (Singapore, Singapore), Also The Winner Of “Highest Climber”
  14. Floreria Atlantico (Buenos Aires, Argentina), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In South America”
  15. Attaboy (New York City, New York, Usa)
  16. The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog (New York City, New York, Usa)
  17. Oriole (London, Uk)
  18. Coupette (London, Uk), Also The Winner Of “Best New Opening”
  19. Himkok (Oslo, Norway), Also The Winner Of The Inaugural “Sustainable Bar Award”
  20. Speak Low (Shanghai, China)
  21. Sweet Liberty (Miami, Florida, Usa)
  22. Baba Au Rum (Athens, Greece)
  23. Operation Dagger (Singapore, Singapore)
  24. Le Syndicat (Paris, France)
  25. Lost & Found (Nicosia, Cyprus)
  26. Employees Only (New York City, New York, Usa)
  27. Central Station (Beirut, Lebanon), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In Africa And The Middle East”
  28. Scout (London, Uk)
  29. Three Sheets (London, Uk)
  30. Black Pearl (Melbourne, Australia), Also The Winner Of “Best Bar In Australasia”
  31. Tales & Spirits (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  32. Linje Tio (Stockholm, Sweden)
  33. Little Red Door (Paris, France)
  34. 28 Hongkong Street (Singapore, Singapore)
  35. Happiness Forgets (London, Uk)
  36. La Factoria (Old San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  37. Pardiso (Barcelona, Spain)
  38. Indulge Experimental Bistro (Taipei, Taiwan)
  39. El Copitas (St. Petersburg, Russia)
  40. Tommy's (San Francisco, Usa)
  41. Blacktail (New York, Usa)
  42. Candelaria (Paris, France)
  43. Schumann's (Munich, Germany)
  44. Trick Dog (San Francisco, Usa)
  45. Fifty Mils (Mexico City, Mexico)
  46. Swift (London, Uk)
  47. Salmon Guru (Madrid, Spain)
  48. Buck And Breck (Berlin, Germany)
  49. Bar Benfiddich (Tokyo, Japan)
  50. Lost Lake (Chicago, Usa)