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Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023 / The Epicureanist

Last week, July 2023 – The list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023, sponsored by Perrier, was announced at a live awards ceremony tonight in Hong Kong. The ceremony, hosted in collaboration with 50 Best’s destination partner Hong Kong Tourism Board, was the first full-scale gathering of the bar community in Asia since 2019. The highly-anticipated countdown featured bars from 17 cities across Asia and culminated in Coa in Hong Kong being named The Best Bar in Asia, for the third consecutive year. The awards ceremony was also streamed live on The World’s 50 Best Bars Facebook and 50 Best Bars TV YouTube channel and is available to view on both of these platforms.

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023 / The Epicureanist

COA Won awards of Asia's 50 Best Bars 2023

The list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023 was announced at a live ceremony in Hong Kong and features bars from 17 cities across the region

● Coa ranks No.1 and is named The Best Bar in Asia, sponsored by Perrier, and The Best Bar in Hong Kong

● The list features 13 new entries and bars spanning 17 cities

● Singapore leads with 11 bars on the list, with Jigger & Pony ranking No.2 and named The Best Bar

in Singapore, as well as clinching the Rémy Martin Legend of the List Award

● Analogue Initiative in Singapore takes the Ketel One Sustainable Bar Award

● Mahaniyom Cocktail Bar in Bangkok is named the London Essence Best New Opening

● Virtù, Tokyo wins Disaronno Highest New Entry

● Tokyo’s Hiroyasu Kayama, bartender-owner of Bar Benfiddich, is crowned Roku Industry Icon

● Zest in Seoul is named Nikka Highest Climber after rising 43 places up the rankings

● Night Hawk in Singapore receives the Campari One To Watch Award

● The Cocktail Club, Jakarta takes the Siete Misterios Best Cocktail Menu Award

For the full 1-50 list, please refer to the accompanying graphic or scroll to the bottom of this release.

Asis's 50 Best Bars 2023

Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2023

1. Coa, Hong Kong (The best bar in Hong Kong)

2. Jigger & Pony, Singapore (The best bar in Singapore)

3. BKK Social Club, Bangkok (The best bar in Thailand)

4. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo (The best bar in Japan)

5. Zest, Seoul (The best bar in South Korea)

6. Tropic City, Bangkok

7. Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore

8. Argo, Hong Kong

9. Darkside, Hong Kong

10. Sago House, Singapore

11. Indulge, Taipei (The best bar in Taiwan)

12. Vesper, Bangkok

13. Cham Bar, Seoul

14. The SG Club, Tokyo

15. Analogue Initiative, Singapore

16. Republic, Singapore

17. The Aubrey, Hong Kong

18. Sidecar, New Delhi (The best bar in India)

19. The Cocktail Club, Jakarta (The best bar in Indonesia)

20. Lamp Bar, Nara

21. Virtù, Tokyo

22. Mahaniyom, Bangkok

23. Lamp Bar, Nara

24. 28 Hong Kong Street, Singapore

25. Le Chamber, Seoul

26. Penicillin, Hong Kong

27. Atlas, Singapore

28. Alice, Seoul

29. Pantja, Jakarta

30. Employees Only, Singapore

31. Quinary, Hong Kong

32. Stay Gold Flamingo, Singapore

33. Mostly Harmless, Hong Kong

34. The Curator (The best bar in The Philippines)

35. The Bombay Canteen, Mumbai

36. Bat Trigona, Kuala Lumpur (The best bar in Malaysia)

37. Southside Parlor, Seoul

38. Copitas, Bengaluru

39. Hope & Sesame, Guangzhou (Best bar in Mainland China)

40. Smoke & Bitters, Hiriketiya (Best bar in Srilanka)

41. Vender, Taichung

42. Native, Singapore

43. The Public House

44. Bee's Kees, Kyoto

45. High Five, Tokyo

46. Soko, Seoul

47. The Old Man, Hong Kong

48. The Living Room, Mumbai

49. The Bellwood, Tokyo

50. Penrose, Kuala Lumpur

Check it out the list from 51-100 here:



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