Talking Point: Are These The Best Bars In The World?

Vicky Baker, The Guardian, October 11, 2013

The World's 50 Best Bars awards ceremony took place in London on Thursday night and four out of the top 10 are in London. Coincidence? Or is London really the bar capital of the world? The world's very best, so they say, is the Artesian Hotel Bar in the Langham Hotel, which won for the second year in a row. What do you make of the list? It's certainly weighted towards a certain type of cocktail bar. If you were compiling it, which bars would you include? (And if you'd rather spend your time in a northern boozer with a pint of craft beer, today's your lucky day.)

1. Artesian (London)

2. The Nightjar (London)

3. High Five Tokyo (Tokyo)

4. The Connaught (London)

5. The Dead Rabbit (NYC)

6. Happiness Forgets (London)

7. The Black Pearl (Melbourne)

8. The Baxter Inn (Sydney)

9. Taqueria Candelaria (Paris)

10. 28 Hong Kong Street (Singapore)

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