Savoy’s American Bar wins World’s Best Bar prize


Erik Lorincz at the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel London
Erik Lorincz at the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel London

Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has announced the winners of their annual Spirited Awards 2018, honouring the world’s best cocktail bars.

The American Bar at The Savoy hotel takes home World’s Best Bar prize.

The 12th Annual Spirited Awards celebrating the best of world cocktail bars has been announced, and London has scooped many of the top prizes.

The American Bar at The Savoy hotel in London took home three prizes for Best International Bar Team, Best International Hotel Bar and World’s Best Bar.

Other London winners included Happiness Forgets, winning Best International Cocktail Bar, Sager & Wilde named Best International Restaurant Bar, Coupette as Best New International Cocktail Bar and Dandelyan – the hotel bar at the Mondrian hotel on the Southbank – as World’s Best Cocktail Menu.

London Winners – 2018 Spirited Awards

Best International Bar Team:
The American Bar, The Savoy, London

Best International Cocktail Bar:
Happiness Forgets, London

Best International Hotel Bar:
The American Bar, The Savoy, London

Best International Restaurant Bar:
Sager & Wilde, London

Best New International Cocktail Bar:
Coupette, London

World’s Best Cocktail Menu:
Dandelyan, London

World’s Best Bar:
The American Bar at The Savoy, London

Full list of2018 Spirited Award Winners: 

American Categories

Best American Bar Team:
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., Miami, FL

American Bartender of the Year:
Yael Vengroff, The Spare Room, Los Angeles, CA

Best American Brand Ambassador:
Anne Louise Marquis, Campari America

Best American Cocktail Bar:
Lost Lake, Chicago, IL

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar:
The NoMad Bar, New York City, NY

Best American Hotel Bar:
The Broken Shaker Miami at The Freehand, Miami, FL

Best American Restaurant Bar:
Clyde Common, Portland, OR

Best New American Cocktail Bar:
Navy Strength, Seattle, WA

International Categories

Best International Bar Team:
The American Bar, The Savoy, London

International Bartender of the Year:
Joe Schofield, Tippling Club, Singapore

Best International Brand Ambassador:
Ian Burrell, Global Rum Ambassador

Best International Cocktail Bar:
Happiness Forgets, London

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar:
The Clumsies, Athens

Best International Hotel Bar:
The American Bar, The Savoy, London

Best International Restaurant Bar:
Sager & Wilde, London

Best New International Cocktail Bar:
Coupette, London

Global Categories

Best Bar Mentor:
Andy Seymour, Liquid Productions

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient:
Del Maguey Single Village Mezcal Jabali

World’s Best Cocktail Menu:
Dandelyan, London

World’s Best Spirit Selection:
Sweet Liberty Drinks & Supply Co., Miami, FL

World’s Best Bar:
The American Bar at The Savoy, London

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award:
John Lermayer

LINKS

Tales of the Cocktail – Spirited Awards 2018