The 2 bars that got here out on high (Image: Connaught Resort/Dante/Metro.co.uk)
Bars, pubs and eating places may have closed their doors for a while – however there’s nonetheless cause to rejoice within the meantime.
The World’s 50 Finest Bars of 2020 have been revealed, with a preferred London venue scooping the highest spot.
Connaught Bar, positioned within the opulent Connaught Resort, has been topped the winner – climbing from second place in 2019.
Final yr’s winner, New York’s Dante, now falls at quantity two within the rankings – however was additionally awarded the The Finest Bar in North America accolade.
It was an enormous night time for the capital, with two different London bars putting inside the high 10 – with Tayēr + Elementary taking fifth place and Kwãnt simply behind at quantity six.
The American bar within the Savoy – which gained in 2017 – positioned twentieth this yr.
Different London venues to make the 2020 record embrace Ryan Chetiyawardana’s Lyaness at quantity 29, Swift at quantity 33, Three Sheets at quantity 34 and Artesian on the Langham at 41.
Bars in Athens, Singapore, Buenos Aires, Hong Kong and Tokyo all made it into the highest 10.
Following within the footsteps of numerous different trade occasions, the award’s ceremony occurred on-line this yr.
Mark Sansom, content material editor for the World’s 50 Finest Bars mentioned: ‘We need to prolong our heartfelt congratulations to all of the venues on the 2020 record of The World’s 50 Finest Bars. We’re regularly heartened by the trade’s resilience and positivity as nations proceed to function in various levels of restoration.
‘Hats off to Connaught Bar, undoubtedly one of many most interesting cocktail bars of our time. The establishment has earned a spot on the record yearly since 2010 and it has step by step grown in stature to develop into the world-beating bar it’s at this time.
‘We at 50 Finest hope that the announcement of The World’s 50 Finest Bars 2020 will act as a present of power for the worldwide bar group.’
Prime 10 of the World’s 50 Finest:
- Connaught Bar, London
- Dante, New York
- The Clumsies, Athens
- Atlas, Singapore
- Tayēr + Elementary, London
- Kwānt, London
- Florería Atlántico, Buenos Aires
- Coa, Hong Kong
- Jigger & Pony, Singapore
- The SG Membership, Tokyo
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