The World’s 50 Finest Bars 2022: the listing in photos


For its 14th version, The World’s 50 Finest Bars 2022, sponsored by Perrier, left London for Barcelona for the primary time in historical past. The 1-50 rating was revealed on Tuesday 4th October by way of livestream on Fb and YouTube. 

With new entries from throughout the globe, browse the rating in images from No.50 to No.1 to lose your self in the perfect drinks the world has to supply

No.50 Bulgari Bar – NEW ENTRY
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Situated in Dubai’s Bulgari Resort is the oval-shaped bar helmed by mustachioed bar director Dario Schiavoni. Its menu attracts inspiration from flowers and colors, utilizing pure substances to create putting, surprising and scrumptious drinks.

No.49 Lucy’s Flower Store
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Lucy’s Flower Store is the very definition of Stockholm cool. The muted, velvety decor in purple and crimson, with its curated deployment of sunshine and shadow and exact actions of its bartenders, are like one thing out of a Sixties spy novel.

No.48 Bar Benfiddich
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Specialising in artistic spins on the classics, Benfiddich has no menu, quite creates every drink bespoke. All embrace fruit from the proprietor’s household farm 250km away, with produce delivered day by day.

No.47 Staff Solely – RE-ENTRY
New York
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Every cocktail on the OG EO is a mix of the classics and touches of modernity, alongside a meals menu with simply as a lot punch. The bartenders are a number of the most skillful within the enterprise.

No.46 L’Antiquario – NEW ENTRY
Visitors to L’Antiquario can dive head-first into the classics, or take pleasure in a journey into the wealthy historical past of Naples by way of its bespoke Capital Metropolis menu.

No.45 Galaxy Bar
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Galaxy presents a refreshing riposte to different Dubai nightspots, with stellar drinks befitting of the cosmic backdrop. Come for the nice cocktails; keep for the excellent cigar choice.

No.44 Carnaval – RE-ENTRY
First-time guests ought to go for the three-cocktail Carnaval Expertise to savour Aaron Díaz’s playful Peruvian twists; a Negroni is bolstered by tropical banana and pineapple, whereas Boulevardier are supercharged by Iberian Ham.

No.43 Himkok – RE-ENTRY
Himkok established Scandinavian cocktail tradition when it opened in 2015. A Thirties aesthetic of darkish wooden, gilded mirrors and low lighting is paired with signature drinks just like the Birch – a Martini-style cocktail served with a blue cheese-stuffed olive.

No.42 CoChinChina – NEW ENTRY
Buenos Aires
It’s signature cocktails first and small plates for sharing second at CoChinChina, Buenos Aires’ most generally anticipated 2021 bar opening and town’s hottest new venue. It’s a homage to French-Vietnamese consuming and consuming tradition.

No.41 Cantina OK!
Anticipate a celebration of all issues agave: each bottle tells a narrative of somebody the staff has met shared a drink with, or somebody whose household they know. And the bar is small: the dimensions of only one automobile house.

No.40 Crimson Frog – NEW ENTRY
Portugal’s greatest cocktail spot is hidden inside its second greatest cocktail spot, Monkey Mash. This can be a speakeasy with modernist takes on outdated classics with an excellent service programme.

No.39 Locale Firenze – NEW ENTRY
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The drinks listing is as distinctive because the venue at this Florentine gem. With a contemporary contact, bar supervisor Matteo Di Ienno’s menu options signatures equivalent to Elisir Caterina alongside seasonal recipes.

No.38 Zuma
Whereas Zuma has venues everywhere in the globe, it’s the Dubai spot of this contemporary Japanese izakaya that has change into famend for its cocktails and repair. Its sq. bar permits visitors a view of all of the shaking and mixing of cocktail from its menu break up by drink types.

No.37 A Bar with Shapes for a Identify – NEW ENTRY
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Monikered by not phrases however shapes – a yellow triangle, crimson sq. and blue circle – Remy Savage and Paul Lougrat’s east London bar doesn’t have a spoken or written title. The cocktails are clear in look, and environment friendly in execution, with layers of thought and modernist strategies behind every of them.

No.36 Dante
New York
Dante’s idea is straightforward – the bustling room is a picture-book Italian café, however its impression has prolonged far past its partitions. Only one style of its superlative Negroni might help one rapidly perceive how this tiny location helped popularise the cocktail throughout North America.

No.35 1930
Milan’s 1930 is a speakeasy taken critically. To even discover the bar you want somebody within the know, as a result of not solely is the handle undisclosed, entry isn’t assured. When discovered, visitors can have entry to a number of the greatest cocktails in Europe.

No.34 Overstory – NEW ENTRY
New York
Perched atop a Wall Road skyscraper, Overstory presents Deco interiors supply an ultra-luxe oasis on the sixty fourth ground of a New York scraper. Outdoors, a wraparound deck gives one in all New York Metropolis’s most putting vistas. Inside, its drinks are an ode to Gotham.

No.33 Manhattan
Manhattan has loads of sparkle eight years since opening, particularly below the watchful eye of its newest chief, Rusty Cerven (ex-Connaught, Gibson, et al). The Manhattan trolley and barrel aged cocktails (from its very personal in-house rickhouse) are a should.

No.32 Baltra Bar
Mexico Metropolis
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Baltra owes its title to one of many islands visited by Darwin whereas within the Galapagos and its cocktail programme is all about evolution, the place cocktails do not skimp on large flavour. Do not miss out on its Martini Tuesdays, the place business figures collect weekly in the hunt for perfecting the timeless drink.

No.31 Line – NEW ENTRY
A brand new enterprise from the house owners of The Clumsies, Line is a fermentation temple housed in a the gorgeous partitions of a former artwork gallery. Placing emphasis on surprising substances and unorthodox processing, Line makes its personal fruit ‘wines’, beer and artisan bread.

No.30 Swift – RE-ENTRY
Magnificence and effectivity in excellent stability, Swift in Soho is a bar for the occasions. Spanning two flooring, upstairs is the sort of place you go for a single cocktail, however find yourself having an excessive amount of enjoyable to go away with its Artwork Déco-esque decor.

No.29 Possibly Sammy
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That is already Australia’s most well-known cocktail bar and, at almost 4 years into its life, Possibly Sammy continues to set the tempo for cocktail bars within the nation. Its staff are beacons of hospitality; charismatic and beaming with character.

No.28 Argo – NEW ENTRY
Hong Kong
Taking its title from the ship that sailed Jason and the Argonauts to the Golden Fleece within the historical Greek fable, Argo is a bar that balaces the legendary and futuristic. The evolution of spirits is explored in Argo’s Subject Information cocktail listing. Suppose AI-produced gin and the world’s first molecular whisky, or Martinis citrus and savoury hydrosols.

No.27 Tres Monos
Buenos Aires
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Drinks at Tres Monos are to be loved atop one of many 10 bar-side stools in order to absorb the banter with the bartenders. Whereas its ambiance is undeniably fun-focused and tied up by a thumping ’90s soundtrack, the bar cares simply as a lot about its wider neighborhood, internet hosting workshops and supporting its suppliers.

No.26 Sidecar
New Delhi
New Delhi’s Sidecar is thought and cherished as town’s quintessential neighbourhood bar. Throughout three flooring, this famend venue is thought simply as a lot for its addictive bar meals alongside its well-crafted drinks.

No.25 Kumiko – NEW ENTRY
Julia Momose’s Kumiko is the epitome of class. The refined West Loop house, livened by stunning wooden cabinetry and uncovered brick, is instantly transportive, channelling and integrating the flavours of Japan and America collectively.

No.24 Tropic Metropolis – NEW ENTRY
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This rum-centred idea by Swedish bar professionals Philip Stefanescu and Sebastian De La Cruz is all about enjoyable and good tunes (playlist courtesy of the latter’s different position as DJ) however not on the expense of correctly made drinks.

No.23 Devil’s Whiskers – NEW ENTRY
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Devil’s Whiskers is London’s bartenders’ bar. Inside it’s all uncovered bricks, taxidermy and classic booze posters, someway tied along with its now-famous hip-hop playlist. You recognize right away this place serves cocktails with classical foundations.

No.22 Attaboy
New York
Don’t anticipate an indication exterior Attaboy – or a menu contained in the New York Metropolis bar. In reality, the inside small inside house looks like your welcoming, neighbourhood bar room. The room initially housed Milk & Honey, the ground-breaking speakeasy from cocktail pioneer Sasha Petraske.

No.21 Café La Trova
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Cuban legend Julio Cabrera constructed Miami’s Café La Trova because the definitive homage to his homeland. On show on the festive house in Miami’s Little Havana neighbourhood is the island’s historic ‘cantinero’ model of bartending.

No.20 Baba au Rum
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The key behind this bar’s endurance is to be discovered within the impeccable style of supervisor and proprietor Thanos Prunarus, whose love for the modernist actions of Bauhaus, Dada and the Avant-Garde might be felt within the bar’s decor and sensibilities.

No.19 The Clumsies
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With its world-class cocktail listing, stunning meals and heat Greek hospitality, The Clumsies is the bar you would like was in your neighbourhood. The central Athens all-day bar has the dynamism of a venue able to easy temper swings, from cosy daytime spots, to a quiet night-time hang-out to a full-blown events.

No.18 Florería Atlántico
Buenos Aires
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Housed beneath a flower store is one in all Buenos Aires’ most elegant and alluring venues. Boasting stunning bouquets and a curated choice of wine, the doorway to Florería Atlántico can solely be discovered by way of the door of a classic fridge.

No.17 Coa
Hong Kong
This Oaxacan-inspired bar – which takes its title from the instrument used to reap agave vegetation – is a homage to Mexican-produced spirits and all issues agave nestled within the coronary heart of Hong Kong. 

No.16 Drink Kong
This wrap-around house with nightclub-black decor is illuminated nearly completely by neon and offers off critical Blade Runner vibes. Guests have come to study that Drink Kong has a number of the most forward-thinking cocktails within the metropolis, with sensible use of acids and arduous liquor.

No.15 Salmon Guru
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Salmon Guru is an establishment, revered for the standard of its service (the staff received the Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality Award in 2021) and its brilliantly enjoyable decor and drinks. Anticipate dragon statues masquerading as cocktail vessels and a number of the most vibrant wallpaper of any bar, wherever on this planet.

No.14 BKK Social Membership – NEW ENTRY
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What do you get while you mix the power of Bangkok, the attract of the golden age of Buenos Aires, bespoke cocktails and a bar staff led by the most effective in enterprise? You get BKK Social Membership. Recognized for its Negroni flights and darkish spirit serves, it’s already one of many most interesting hostelries in Asia and the rightful winner of the London Essence Finest New Opening Award in 2022.

No.13 Hanky Panky
Mexico Metropolis 
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On high of unbelievable drinks, Hanky Panky is a neighborhood hub and a spot with meals nearly as good because the drinks, in addition to the worthy recipient of the Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality Award. Anticipate a fun-time, laid-back vibe any night time of the week.

No.12 Jigger & Pony
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Jigger & Pony is a earlier Finest Bar in Asia and hits the mark of mixing get together vibes and critical drinks. It’s an innovator when it comes to its menu craft and bar design and serves the most effective Ramos Gin Fizz wherever on the planet.

No.11 Handshake Speakeasy
Mexico Metropolis
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With its jet black and golden brass inside, Handshake has the look and feel you’d anticipate from a Twenties speakeasy, as seen by way of Hollywood eyes. Behind Handshake’s secret door, the 2020s actually do really feel just like the Twenties, and vice-versa.

No.10 Alquímico – RE-ENTRY
Every of Alquimico’s three flooring has its personal id. From its high-energy floor ground, to the advanced first ground bar and endearing rooftop space, every have acquired extremely consideration. By putting folks, sustainability and Colombia first, proprietor Jean Trinh was additionally named because the Altos Bartender’s Bartender for 2022.

No.9 Katana Kitten
New York
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Visitors are greeted warmly at Katana Kitten as they descend from the New York Metropolis streets into this underground, Japanese dive bar. Inside, allcomers are immediately immersed in an authentically ’80s get together. Drawing from Asian influences, its extremely nuanced creations are price travelling into town for.

No.8 Connaught Bar
Now in its fifteenth 12 months, Connaught Bar has set the usual for London lodge bars. It’s the wedding between classicism and modernity, traditionalism and invention, pulled off with such poise by Agostino Perrone (winner of the Roku Business Icon Award 2022), Giorgio Bargiani, Maura Milia and their staff, who’ve collectively created a world icon.

No.7 Two Schmucks
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The five-star dive bar that’s Two Schmucks lives as much as its moniker and extra. In Barcelona’s historic El Raval, all scruffy and characterful, the bar matches proper in, with punk vibes and irreverent allure seeping out of each pore.

No.6 Double Hen Please – NEW ENTRY
New York
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The entrance room at DCP is an homage to the Decrease East Aspect neighbourhood’s fast-paced soda retailers of yesteryear, the place meals choices are remodeled into whimsical liquid variations of everyman edible classics, such because the Chilly Pizza (Parmigiano Reggiano, burnt toast, tomato, basil honey, egg white). Because the best-positioned bar to enter this listing for the primary time this 12 months, it’s anointed with the Disaronno Highest New Entry Award 2022.

No.5 Little Crimson Door
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Little Crimson Door has by no means stopped probing the conventions round cocktails and the best way they’re communicated to visitors. Digging deep into seasonal substances and their producers, Little Crimson Door’s present farm-to-glass mannequin locations produce on the coronary heart of the bar expertise, making it a worthy winner of the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award for 2022.

No.4 Licorería Limantour
Mexico Metropolis
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Current on the listing since 2014, Licorería Limantour is an establishment in each Mexico and the worldwide bartending neighborhood. It’s the kind of bar that will get all the pieces proper: packed each day of the week, with environment friendly service, on-point drinks and an intoxicating ambiance. As the perfect performing bar within the historical past of the listing since its 2009 inception, Licorería Limantour has been named because the Rémy Martin Legend of the Checklist for 2022.

No.3 Sips
Simone Caporale and Marc Alvarez are doubtless two of the world’s most interesting bartenders and this is among the world’s most interesting bars. Bouncing from its mellow daytime ambiance to its darkish and mysterious nightime aura, every drink is served and introduced with unmatched consideration to element and theatre. Rising a meteoric 34 locations up the listing this 12 months, Sips is given the title of the Nikka Highest Climber.

No.2 Tayēr + Elementary
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When Monica Berg and Alex Kratena launched Tayēr + Elementary in 2019, it felt like a glimpse into the longer term. Each ingredient of the cocktail bar had been reimagined, from the design to the strategy to service and drinks making and it continues to probe what’s potential from a cocktail bar.

No.1 Paradiso
When you navigate your approach by way of the false-front entrance by way of the fridge door in a pastrami store, you’re confronted with The World’s Finest Bar 2022, sponsored by Perrier. Gaudi-inspired curved wooden ceilings are mirrored by a sweeping bar serving outrageously revolutionary drinks by one of many liveliest bar groups within the enterprise.

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