List of Asia's 50 Best Bars announced

Updated: 09 May 2018 | By:

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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