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Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 were announced on the evening of Thursday 14 May 2020 in a digital countdown on The World’s 50 Best Bars Facebook page with Jigger & Pony in Singapore taking out first place.

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020: Jigger & Pony, Singapore – Photo Supplied

The Old Man in Hong Kong took out the second spot while Coa, also in Hong Kong came in third place. Agung Prabowo of The Old Man was the recipient of the Industry Icon Award 2020 and the inaugural Art of Hospitality Award went to Manhattan in Singapore. Here is the full list of the winners of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020.

The full list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020

1. Jigger & Pony – Singapore (Best Bar in Singapore)

2. The Old Man – Hong Kong, China (Best Bar in China)

3. Coa – Hong Kong, China

4. Indulge Experimental Bistro – Taipei, Taiwan (Best Bar in Taiwan, Heering Legend of the List)

5. Atlas – Singapore

6. Native – Singapore

7. The Bamboo Bar – Bangkok, Thailand (Best Bar in Thailand)

8. Manhattan – Singapore (Michter’s Art of Hospitality Award)

9. The SG Club – Tokyo, Japan (Best Bar in Japan)

10. Aha Saloon – Taipei, Taiwan

11. Vesper – Bangkok, Thailand

12. Sober Company – Shanghai, China

13. Bar Mood – Taipei, Taiwan (Highest Climber Award)

14. Bar Trigona – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Sustainable Bar Award)

15. Bar Benfiddich – Tokyo, Japan

16. Quinary – Hong Kong, China

17. Tippling Club – Singapore

18. The Wise King – Hong Kong, China

19. Speak Low – Shanghai, China

20. High Five – Tokyo, Japan

21. Bee’s Knees – Kyoto, Japan (Highest New Entry Award)

22. The Old Man Singapore – Singapore (Best New Opening Award)

23. D. Bespoke – Singapore

24. Tropic City – Bangkok, Thailand

25. Gibson – Singapore

26. Draft Land – Taipei, Taiwan

27. Room by Le Kief – Taipei, Taiwan

28. 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana – Hong Kong, China

29. Charles H – Seoul, South Korea (Best Bar in South Korea)

30. 28 HongKong Street – Singapore

31. Rabbit Hole – Bangkok, Thailand

32. Nutmeg & Clove – Singapore (re-entry)

33. Backstage Cocktail Bar – Bangkok, Thailand

34. Caprice Bar – Hong Kong, China

35. The Pontiac – Hong Kong, China

36. Hope & Sesame – Guangzhou, China

37. Junglebird – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

38. The Odd Couple – Shangahi, China (new entry)

39. Bar Trench – Tokyo, Japan

40. Sidecar – New Delhi, India (Best Bar in India)

41. Bar Orchard Ginza – Tokyo, Japan

42. The Curator – Manila, Philippines (Best Bar in The Philippines)

43. Union Brasserie, Bakery & Bar – Jakarta, Indonesia (Best Bar in Indonesia)

44. Lobster Bar & Grill – Hong Kong China

45. The Back Room – Manila, Philippines

46. MO Bar – Singapore (new entry)

47. Alice –  Seoul, Korea

48. Coley –  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

49. Le Chamber – Seoul, South Korea

50. Bar Cham – Seoul, South Korea (new entry)

Other Awards

  • One To Watch 2020: No Sleep Club – Singapore
  • Sustainable Bar Award 2020: Bar Tragona – Malaysia
  • Art of Hospitality Award 2020: Manhattan – Singapore
  • Bartenders’ Bartender Award : Jay Khan – Coa, Hong Kong
  • Industry Icon Award: Agung Prabowo – The Old Man

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