After surviving two years of pandemic, the list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022, sponsored by Perrier, was announced at an in-person awards ceremony in Bangkok, Thailand.
Coa in Hong Kong secures the No.1 spot for the second year in a row and is named The Best Bar in Asia, and The Best Bar in Hong Kong.
It is the second bar to achieve this back-to-back feat, after Manhattan, Singapore, in 2017 and 2018. At No.2 is Jigger & Pony, Singapore, also winning The Best Bar in Singapore for the second year in a row.
For a small country like Singapore, our cocktail bars have a pretty strong presence as we are awarded 11 positions on the list.
No. 2 Jigger & Pony (Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088539)
No. 8 MO Bar (Address: Mandarin Oriental, 5 Raffles Avenue, Downtown Core, Singapore 039797)
No. 9 Manhattan (Address: Regent Singapore, 1 Cuscaden Road Level 2, Tanglin, Singapore 249715)
No. 12 Republic (Address: 7 Raffles Ave, Singapore 039799)
No. 15 No Sleep Club (Address: 20 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089127)
No. 23 Atlas (Address: Parkview Square, 600 North Bridge Road, Downtown Core, Singapore 188778)
No. 27 Tippling Club (Address: 38 Tg Pagar Rd, Singapore 088461)
No. 31 Sago House (Address: 40b Sago St, Singapore 059029)
No. 36 Nutmeg & Clove (Address: 8 Purvis St, Singapore 188587)
No. 37 Analogue (Address: 30 Victoria St, #01-31 Chijmes, Singapore 187996539)
No 49. 28 HongKong Street (Address: 28 Hongkong St, Singapore 059667)
MO Bar at No.8 is the Nikka Highest Climber with an impressive 37 position leap and the one-year-old Republic is a new entrant at No.12. Sago House also jumped 18 spots from last year’s No.49. Nutmeg & Clove makes re-entry to the list at No.36 and a newcomer to the list is 100% plant-based bar Analogue at No.37.
Mark Sansom, Content Director for Asia’s 50 Best Bars, says: “We could not be happier that Asia’s 50 Best Bars returns to a live event format this year and that the community can experience much-needed connection and conviviality once again. Asia’s bars have shown remarkable resilience and growth in spite of the challenges of the past two years, and we continue to be proud to celebrate the talent and creativity on display in bars all across Asia. ”
Here’s Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 list – Top 10
No. 1 Coa. Hong Kong.
No. 2 Jigger & Pony. Singapore.
No. 3 Argo. Hong Kong.
No. 4 Tesouro. Colvá
No. 5 Bar Benfiddich. Tokyo.
No. 6 Indulge Experimental Bistro. Taipei.
No. 7 Charles H. Seoul.
No. 8 MO Bar. Singapore.
No. 9 Manhattan. Singapore.
No. 10 BKK Social Club. Bangkok.
For the full list of winners, please click here.