World’s 50 Best Bars 2017

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2017 have just been announced at the historic Southwark Cathedral in London with American Bar at The Savoy of London taking the top position.

World’s 50 Best Bars 2017

Melbourne’s Black Pearl was awarded Legend of the Year and Best Bar in Australasia at number 22 while The Baxter Inn in Sydney came in at 45.

The bars were selected by an Academy of industry experts of which I am honoured to be on the committee for the fifth year running.

The full list of the World’s 50 Best Bars 2017:

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

Legend of the List: Black Pearl, Melbourne
One to Watch: Paradiso, Barcelona, Spain
Bartender’s Bartender: Ian Griffiths
Industry Icon Award: Julio Bermejo

World’s 50 Best Bars 2017 was last modified: October 10th, 2017 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.