These Bars Made It into Asia’s 50 Best Bars' Top 51-100 List
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Asia’s 50 Best Bars Unveils 51-100 List Ahead of Awarding Ceremony

These Bars Made It into Asias 50 Best Bars Top 51 100 List Photo by Instagram/Southbank Cafe+Lounge

Prior to its live awards ceremony on July 16 in Hong Kong, Asia’s 50 Best Bars unveiled its most-awaited top 51-100 list for the fourth year running.

The list consists of bars from 19 different cities in Asia, voted for by its 265-member Academy, which consists of bar owners, seasoned drink writers, a gender-balanced group of bartenders, and cocktail enthusiasts.

The city with the most bars included is Singapore, with a total of eight entries on the list. This includes the Republic at the 57th spot, No Sleep Club at 60th, Stay Gold Flamingo at 63rd, The Elephant Room at 65th, Manhattan at 69th, Cat Bite Club at 77th, 28 HongKong Street at 78th, and Last Word at 93rd.

Asia's 50 Best Bars 2024 Top 51-100 List in Graphic
Photo by Asia's 50 Best Bars

Meanwhile, four Hong Kong bars made it onto the list, led by Mizunara: The Library at the 66th place, Honky Tonks Tavern at the 67th, The Old Man at the 71st, and Tell Camellia at the 97th.

Bangkok also dominated the list with six bars, namely Tropic City at 62nd place, Opium at 73rd, Firefly at 83rd, Asia Today at 90th, The Bamboo Bar at 91st, and Dry Wave Cocktail Studio at 98th.

Making its debut on the 82nd spot on the list is the Southbank Cafe + Lounge in Muntinlupa City, Philippines, a Melbourne-inspired bar that serves “technique-heavy cocktails.”

Other bars included in the ranking are Kuala Lumpur’s Three X Co, Coley, and Junglebird; Penang’s Backdoor Bodega; Seoul’s Soko, Gong Gan, and Charles H; and Tokyo’s Tokyo Confidential, Folklore, Gold Bar, Bulgari Ginza Bar, and High Five.

“We are thrilled to welcome this diverse cohort of bars on the 51-100 list as part of this year’s 50 Best rankings. With this recognition, we are hopeful that more bar talent will step forward annually, creating fresh and dynamic cocktail experiences for enthusiasts across the region," said Emma Sleight, Head of Content for Asia’s 50 Best Bars, in a press release.

Which bars will make it to the top 50 this year? Tune in for Asia’s 50 Best Bars awarding ceremony on July 16 at 8:25 PM, Hong Kong time, here.

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