Erik Lorincz at the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel London

World’s 50 Best Bars Awards: London Winners

The World’s 50 best bars for 2016 have been announced, and there are plenty of London bar winners.

Nine of the Top 10 in the list are in London and New York – which is a great achievement for both cities.

The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog in New York finally made it to Number One after shifting London’s Artesian bar off the top spot – a place it held for four years running.

But London’s American Bar at the Savoy swings in at Number Two – three up on 2015, joining the list of five London bars that make it into the top 10: American Bar at the Savoy Hotel; Dandelyan (at Number Three – an impressive 47 places up on last year); Connaught Bar at the Connaught Hotel (at Number Four – five places up); The Gibson (in sixth place, and making the list for the first time); and finally, Happiness Forgets (just making it in the Top 10 at Number Ten, but nine places down on last year).

All in all, nine of the Top 50 world’s best bars are in London.

The World’s 50 Best Bars – London Bars

  1. AMERICAN BAR AT THE SAVOY, LONDON – TOP TEN BAR (winner of “Best Bar in Europe”)
  2. DANDELYAN, LONDON – TOP TEN BAR (winner of “Highest Climber” award)
  3. CONNAUGHT BAR AT THE CONNAUGHT, LONDON – TOP TEN BAR
  4. THE GIBSON, LONDON – TOP TEN BAR (winner of “Best New Entry”)
  5. HAPPINESS FORGETS, LONDON – TOP TEN BAR
  6. NIGHTJAR, LONDON
  7. BAR TERMINI, LONDON
  8. ORIOLE, LONDON
  9. CALLOOH CALLAY, LONDON

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2016 – the full list

  1. THE DEAD RABBIT GROCERY & GROG, NEW YORK
  2. AMERICAN BAR AT THE SAVOY, LONDON (winner of “Best Bar in Europe”)
  3. DANDELYAN, LONDON (winner of “Highest Climber” award)
  4. CONNAUGHT BAR AT THE CONNAUGHT, LONDON
  5. ATTABOY, NEW YORK
  6. THE GIBSON, LONDON (winner of “Best New Entry”)
  7. EMPLOYEES ONLY, NEW YORK
  8. NOMAD BAR AT THE NOMAD HOTEL, NEW YORK
  9. THE CLUMSIES, ATHENS
  10. HAPPINESS FORGETS, LONDON
  11. MANHATTAN AT THE REGENT, SINGAPORE (winner of “Best Bar in Asia”)
  12. THE BAXTER INN, SYDNEY (winner of “Best Bar in Australasia”)
  13. LICORERIA LIMANTOUR, MEXICO CITY (winner of “Best Bar in Latin America”)
  14. 28 HONG KONG STREET, SINGAPORE
  15. SPEAK LOW, SHANGHAI
  16. THE BROKEN SHAKER, MIAMI
  17. CANDELARIA, PARIS
  18. TALES & SPIRITS, AMSTERDAM
  19. NIGHTJAR, LONDON
  20. MAISON PREMIERE, NEW YORK
  21. OPERATION DAGGER, SINGAPORE
  22. BLACK PEARL, MELBOURNE
  23. HIGH FIVE, TOKYO
  24. LITTLE RED DOOR, PARIS
  25. LINJE TIO, STOCKHOLM
  26. CENTRAL STATION, BEIRUT (winner of “Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East”)
  27. LOBSTER BAR AND GRILL AT SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, HONG KONG
  28. MACE, NEW YORK
  29. SMUGGLER’S COVE, SAN FRANCISCO
  30. BAR TERMINI, LONDON
  31. LA FACTORIA, OLD SAN JUAN
  32. ORIOLE, LONDON
  33. THE JERRY THOMAS PROJECT, ROME
  34. DANTE, NEW YORK
  35. TRICK DOG, SAN FRANCISCO
  36. ABV, SAN FRANCISCO
  37. THE WALKER INN, LOS ANGELES
  38. NOTTINGHAM FOREST, MILAN
  39. AVIARY, CHICAGO
  40. BABA AU RUM, ATHENS
  41. QUINARY, HONG KONG
  42. HIMKOK, OSLO
  43. LOST & FOUND, NICOSIA
  44. RUBY, COPENHAGEN
  45. PDT, NEW YORK
  46. BULLETIN PLACE, SYDNEY
  47. BRAMBLE, EDINBURGH
  48. CALLOOH CALLAY, LONDON
  49. FLORERÍA ATLÁNTICO, BUENOS AIRES
  50. BUCK & BRECK, BERLIN
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The World’s 50 Best Bars – Awards 2016


📷 Main photo: Erik Lorincz at the American Bar at the Savoy Hotel London

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