Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan Star in Asia's 50 Best Bars Awards 2020

Did any of your favorite bars make the list?


First Time Asia's 50 Best Bars Awards Held Online

Asia's 5o Best Bars Awards was first hosted in 2016 and has been held annually ever since. This year, unfortunately, the live event had to be cancelled and replaced with an online award ceremony for safety reasons. The online ceremony took place on May 14th, where 50 of Asia's finest bars were honored. Many of the industry's top bartenders were also celebrated for their mastery of the craft. 


Dominance by Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan

This year, Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan starred with 24 bars between them placing in the top 50 spots in Asia - making up nearly half of the list. In the top 5 spots, only bars from Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan were featured. In terms of Singapore, 11 bars can be found in the top 50, including 2 bars placing in the top 5 spots. For Hong Kong, 8 bars placed in the top 50 with 2 placing in the top 5. Taiwan had 5 bars in the top 50 with 1 bar placed in the top 5. 


Singapore Winners (11):

1. Jigger & Pony, Singapore

5. Atlas, Singapore

6. Native, Singapore

8. Manhattan, Singapore

17. Tippling Club, Singapore

22. The Old Man Singapore, Singapore

23. D.Bespoke, Singapore

25. Gibson, Singapore

30. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore

32. Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore

46. MO Bar, Singapore


Hong Kong Winners (8):

2. The Old Man Hong Kong, Hong Kong

3. Coa, Hong Kong

16. Quinary, Hong Kong

18. The Wise King, Hong Kong

28. Otto E Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong

34. Caprice Bar, Hong Kong

35. The Pontiac, Hong Kong

44. Lobster Bar & Grill, Hong Kong


Taiwan Winners (5):

4. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei

10. Aha Saloon, Taipei

13. Bar Mood, Taipei

26. Draft Land, Taipei

27. Room By Le Kief, Taipei


All Winners:

1. Jigger & Pony, Singapore

2. The Old Man Hong Kong, Hong Kong

3. Coa, Hong Kong

4. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei

5. Atlas, Singapore

6. Native, Singapore

7. The Bamboo Bar, Bangkok

8. Manhattan, Singapore

9. The SG Club, Tokyo

10. Aha Saloon, Taipei

11. Vesper, Bangkok

12. Sober Company, Shanghai

13. Bar Mood, Taipei

14. Bar Trigona, Kuala Lumpur

15. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo

16. Quinary, Hong Kong

17. Tippling Club, Singapore

18. The Wise King, Hong Kong

19. Speak Low, Shanghai

20. Bar High Five, Tokyo

21. Bee's Knees, Kyoto

22. The Old Man Singapore, Singapore

23. D.Bespoke, Singapore

24. Tropic City, Bangkok

25. Gibson, Singapore

26. Draft Land, Taipei

27. Room By Le Kief, Taipei

28. Otto E Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong

29. Charles H, Seoul

30. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore

31. Rabbit Hole, Bangkok

32. Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore

33. Backstage Cocktail Bar, Bangkok

34. Caprice Bar, Hong Kong

35. The Pontiac, Hong Kong

36. Hope & Sesame, Guangzhou

37. Junglebird, Kuala Lumpur

38. The Odd Couple, Shanghai

39. Bar Trench, Tokyo

40. Sidecar, New Delhi

41. Bar Orchard Ginza, Tokyo

42. The Curator, Manila

43. Union Brasserie, Bakery & Bar, Jakarta

44. Lobster Bar & Grill, Hong Kong

45. The Back Room, Manila

46. MO Bar, Singapore

47. Alice, Seoul

48. Coley, Kuala Lumpur

49. Le Chamber, Seoul

50. Cham Bar, Seoul