List of Asia's 50 Best Bars announced
Earlier this month at a ceremony in Capitol Theatre, posh cocktail bar Manhattan in Singapore bagged the number one spot on Asia's 50 Best Bars list. It's a coveted spot the bar has managed to hold onto for the second time in a row.
This year's list features nine countries, eight new entries and three re-entries with Singapore and China both claiming 12 spots on the list each. Following closely behind is Japan with eight spots, Thailand with six and South Korea with four.
Meanwhile, Malaysia's very own Junglebird and Coley both made it onto the list at number 38 and 46 respectively. See the rest of the bars that made it here.
1. Manhattan, Singapore
2. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei
3. Speak Low, Shanghai
4. Atlas, Singapore
5. The Old Man, Hong Kong
6. High Five, Tokyo
7. Tippling Club, Singapore
8. Native, Singapore
9. The Bamboo Bar, Bangkok
10. Lobster Bar & Grill, Hong Kong
11. Stockton, Hong Kong
12. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
13. Backstage, Bangkok
14. Sober Company, Shanghai
15. Quinary, Hong Kong
16. Trench, Tokyo
17. Le Chamber, Seoul
18. Zuma, Hong Kong
19. Operation Dagger, Singapore
20. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo
21. Charles H, Seoul
22. Gibson, Singapore
23. Employees Only, Singapore
24. 8 ½ Otto E Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong
25. The Curator Coffee & Cocktails, Manila
26. Alice Cheongdam, Seoul
27. Vesper, Bangkok
28. Union Trading Company, Shanghai
29. Smalls, Bangkok
30. Janes & Hooch, Beijing
31. The Pontiac, Hong Kong
32. D.Bespoke, Singapore
33. Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore
34. Gen Yamamoto, Tokyo
35. TCRC, Tainan
36. Potato Head Beach Club, Bali
37. Bar Orchard Ginza, Tokyo
38. Junglebird, Kuala Lumpur
39. Loewy, Jakarta
40. Mixology Salon, Tokyo
41. Union Brasserie Bakery & Bar, Jakarta
42. Jigger & Pony, Singapore
43. Star Bar, Tokyo
44. Teens of Thailand, Bangkok
45. The Lamp Bar, Nara
46. Coley, Kuala Lumpur
47. Keepers, Seoul
48. The Ritz Carlton Bar & Lounge, Macau
49. Ku Bar, Bangkok
50. The Other Room, Singapore
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