The World’s 50 Best Bars Of 2017 Have Been Revealed

It's official. The American Bar at London’s Savoy Hotel has taken home the title of the World's Best Bar. Get drinking.
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It's official, The American Bar at London’s Savoy Hotel is the world’s best bar. What a title. After hovering in the top 5 for the last couple of years, they've only gone and taken the crown. The 128-year-old bar is renowned for its cutting-edge cocktails, art deco interiors, and white-jacketed mixologists. But this is not London's only appearance on the list, in fact, the city has another three bars in the top 10; Dandelyan (#2), Connaught Bar (#4) and Bar Termini (#9). Impressive.

Though, if you’re after the best drinks in the world, you’ll have to head to the Big Apple. The United States is home to thirteen winners and seven of these are in New York. The Nomad (#3) has overtaken last year’s champ, The Dead Rabbit (#5), to become the country’s best bar.

Only a couple of bars make the list from Australia,The Baxter Inn, Sydney (#45) and The Black Pearl in Melbourne (#22) who took home the Legend of the List award for its consistent presence on the list over the last nine years.

The results are formed by votes from an academy of 500 industry experts across the globe. All the well-known names in the drinks industry cast 7 votes, based on their best bar experiences of the last 18 months to give us the top drinking destinations. 

The World’s 50 Best Bars Of 2017 Official List:

1. AMERICAN BAR AT THE SAVOY HOTEL, LONDON, U.K (Winner of “Best Bar in Europe” and “Best Bar in the World”)

2. DANDELYAN AT THE MONDRIAN, LONDON, U.K

3. THE NOMAD AT THE NOMAD HOTEL, NEW YORK, U.S.A(Winner of “Best Bar In North America”)

4. CONNAUGHT BAR, LONDON, U.K

5. THE DEAD RABBIT, NEW YORK, U.S.A

6. THE CLUMSIES, ATHENS, GREECE

7. MANHATTAN, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE (Winner of “Best Bar In Asia”)

8. ATTABOY, NEW YORK, U.S.A

9. BAR TERMINI, LONDON, U.K

10. SPEAK LOW, SHANGHAI, CHINA

11. LITTLE RED DOOR, PARIS, FRANCE

12. HAPPINESS FORGETS, LONDON, U.K

13.BAR HIGH FIVE, TOKYO, JAPAN

14. LICORERÍA LIMANTOUR, MEXICO CITY, MEXICO (Winner of “Best Bar in Latin America”)

15. ATLAS, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE (Winner of “Highest New Entry”)

16. DANTE, NEW YORK, U.S.A

17. ORIOLE, LONDON, U.K

18. BROKEN SHAKER, MIAMI, U.S.A

19. CANDELARIA, PARIS, FRANCE

20. HIMKOK, OSLO, NORWAY

21. THE GIBSON, LONDON, U.K

22. BLACK PEARL, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (Winner of “Best Bar In Australia” and “Legend of the List”)

23. FLORERÍA ATLÁNTICO, BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (Winner of “Highest Climber”)

24. OPERATION DAGGER, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE

25. 28 HONGKONG STREET, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE

26. TRICK DOG, SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.A

27. SWEET LIBERTY, MIAMI, U.S.A

28.INDULGE EXPERIMENTAL BISTRO, TAIPEI, TAIWAN

29. LOST & FOUND, NICOSIA, CYPRUS

30. BABA AU RUM, ATHENS, GREECE

31. TIPPLING CLUB, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE

32.BLACKTAIL, NEW YORK, U.S.A (Winner of “Best New Opening”)

33. JERRY THOMAS SPEAKEASY, ROME, ITALY

34. LE SYNDICAT, PARIS, FRANCE

35. TALES & SPIRITS, AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

36. BAR BENFIDDICH, TOKYO, JAPAN

37. EMPLOYEES ONLY, NEW YORK, U.S.A

38. SCHUMANN’S, MUNICH, GERMANY

39. LA FACTORIA, OLD SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO

40. QUINARY, HONG KONG

41. AVIARY, CHICAGO, U.S.A

42. MACE, NEW YORK, U.S.A

42. NIGHTJAR, LONDON, U.K

44. LINJE TIO, STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN

45. THE BAXTER INN, SYDNEY AUSTRALIA

46. ABV, SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.A|

47. NATIVE, SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE

48. TOMMY’S, SAN FRANCISCO, U.S.A

49. LOBSTER BAR AND GRILL AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, HONG KONG

50.IMPERIAL CRAFT, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL (Winner of “Best Bar in Africa and The Middle East”)