Asia's 50Best Bars

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Asia's 50 Best Bars is the first regional event of The World's 50 Best Bars brand, created with the purpose of showcasing the best and most innovative talent in the drinks industry in this region. The latest edition of the list was revealed in May 2019, while the fifth edition will be announced on Thursday 14th May 2020 at an awards ceremony in Singapore.

The ranking is based on the votes of the Asia’s 50 Best Bars Academy, a group of 230 industry leaders comprising the most knowledgeable and travelled members of the bar sector, drinks media and mixology experts from across Asia. The Academy spans 14 countries and dozens of cities across the continent, reflecting the relative development and importance of bar scenes in different locations. To find out more about the voting process, click here

The list reflects the diversity of the drinking scene in Asia, with cocktail bars in large hotels, backstreet speakeasies, tiki places, whisky bars and venues that major on wine and beer all included in the ranking. 

Asia's 50 Best Bars and The World’s 50 Best Bars are owned and organised by William Reed Business Media, the group behind The World’s 50 Best Restaurants, Latin America’s 50 Best Restaurants and Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants. William Reed Business Media is solely responsible for organising the awards, collating the votes and producing the lists.

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