Every year, we cocktail lovers wait with bated breath to find out who tops The World’s 50 Best Bars annual list that ranks the best of the international bars worldwide. Here all is revealed!
This list has been going since 2009 and has become the most sought after prize for most cocktail bars worldwide. I am happy to say that so many of my past Lush Life podcast guests are included!
This year is one of my favorites – Sips, Barcelona was crowned #1, but congratulations to all!
The 2023 list features bars from 28 cities with 11 new entries spread across Bangkok, Berlin, Dubai, London, Melbourne, New Orleans, Paris, Rome, Seoul, Singapore and Stockholm.
The honour of Rémy Martin Legend of the List has been bestowed upon The Clumsies, an award given to a bar that has performed most consistently in the list since its inception. With The Clumsies, founders Vasilis Kyritsis and Nikos Bakoulis have created the ultimate neighbourhood bar showcasing world class cocktails alongside warm Greek hospitality.
Röda Huset in Stockholm has won the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award, based on independent adjudication by the Sustainable Restaurant Association. Inspired by co-owner Hampus Thunholm’s time at Fäviken, the remote Swedish restaurant renowned for only working with ingredients that came from the surrounding estates, Röda Huset celebrates the wealth of outstanding produce available in Sweden.
Here is the 1-50 List!
|2||Double Chicken Please||New York|
|3||Handshake Speakeasy||Mexico City|
|6||Little Red Door||Paris|
|7||Licorería Limantour||Mexico City|
|8||Tayēr + Elementary||London|
|11||Tres Monos||Buenos Aires|
|13||BKK Social Club||Bangkok|
|14||Jigger & Pony||Singapore|
|19||Mahaniyom Cocktail Bar||Bangkok|
|22||Hanky Panky||Mexico City|
|24||Café La Trova||Miami|
|25||Baba au Rum||Athens|
|27||Katana Kitten||New York|
|30||Florería Atlántico||Buenos Aires|
|33||Freni e Frizioni||Rome|
|35||A Bar with Shapes for a Name||London|
|36||The SG Club||Tokyo|
|38||The Cambridge Public House||Paris|
|39||Panda & Sons||Edinburgh|
|45||Baltra Bar||Mexico City|
|49||Jewel of the South||New Orleans|