World’s 50 Best Bars 2016

Drinks International has announced its World’s 50 Best Bars 2016 with New York’s The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog taking the top position.

World’s 50 Best Bars 2016

Australia has competed on global level and named joint third best country behind US and UK. The Baxter Inn of Sydney was announced Ketel One Vodka Best Bar in Australasia for the third year running. Sydney’s Bulletin Place and Melbourne’s The Black Pearl were also included in the ranking. Singapore’s Manhattan took out the 11th place and Bols Genever Best Bar in Asia Award for the first time.

The bars were selected by an Academy of 476 members from 57 countries, a solid and diverse collection of industry experts of which I am honoured to be on the committee for the fourth year running.

The full list of the World’s 50 Best Bars 2016:

1. The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, New York
2. American Bar, London (Tanqueray Best Bar in Europe)
3. Dandelyan, London ( Nikka Whisky Highest Climber Awards)
4. Connaught Bar, London
5. Attaboy, New York
6. The Gibson, London (New Entry Urban Bar Highest New Entry)
7. Employees Only, New York (Asahi Legend of the List)
8. Nomad Bar, New York
9. The Clumsies, Athens
10. Happiness Forgets, London
11. Manhattan, Singapore (Bols Genever Best Bar in Asia)
12. The Baxter Inn, Sydney
13. Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City (Torres Brandy Best Bar in Latin America)
14. 28 Hongkong Street, Singapore
15. Speak Low, Shanghai
16. The Broken Shaker, Miami
17. Candelaria, Paris
18. Tales & Spirits, Amsterdam
19. Nightjar, London
20. Maison Premiere, New York
21. Operation Dagger, Singapore
22. Black Pearl, Melbourne
23. High Five, Tokyo
24. Little Red Door, Paris
25. Linje Tio, Stockholm
26. Central Station, Beirut (Cherry Heering Best Bar in Africa & The Middle East)
27. Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
28. Mace, New York
29. Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco
30. Bar Termini, London
31. La Factoria, Old San Juan
32. Oriole, London
33. The Jerry Thomas Project, Rome
34. Dante, New York
35. Trick Dog, San Francisco
36. ABV, San Francisco
37. The Walker Inn, Los Angeles
38. Nottingham Forest, Milan
39. Aviary, Chicago
40. Baba au Rum, Athens
41. Quinary, Hong Kong
42. Himkok, Oslo
43. Lost + Found, Nicosia
44. Ruby, Copenhagen
45. PDT, New York
46. Bulletin Place, Sydney
47. Bramble, Edinburgh
48. Callooh Callay, London
49. Floreria Atlantico, Buenos Aires
50. Buck & Breck, Berlin

Photo Credit of The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog: Supplied.

World’s 50 Best Bars 2016 was last modified: December 30th, 2016 by Corinne Mossati
Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of Cocktails & Bars and popular online magazine Gourmantic. She is named in the Australian Bartender Magazine Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The World’s 50 Best Bars Academy who judges the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions. Read the full bio here.