World's Best Bars 2011

The list of the top 50 bars in the world have been announced by Drinks International.

London is represented very well, with 5 of the top 10 bars. 12 of the top 50 bars are based over here. For comparison, 8 of the top 50 are based in New York, and 3 of the top 50 are based in Paris. 69 Colebrooke Row came 7th, which is about 2 blocks from our flat.

Top 50 Bars in the World, 2011

  1. PDT, New York

  2. Connaught, London

  3. Artesian, London

  4. Death & Co, New York

  5. Milk & Honey, London

  6. American Bar at the Savoy, London

  7. 69 Colebrooke Row, London

  8. Drink, Boston US

  9. Harry’s New York Bar, Paris

  10. Black Pearl, Melbourne, Australia

  11. Pegu Club, New York

  12. Dry Martini Bar, Barcelona

  13. Eau De Vie, Sydney

  14. Bramble, Edinburgh

  15. Employees Only, New York

  16. La Capilla Bar, Mexico

  17. Merchant Hotel, Belfast

  18. Nightjar, London

  19. Smuggler’s Cove, San Francisco

  20. Buddha Bar, Paris

  21. Skyview Bar, Dubai

  22. The Varnish, Los Angeles

  23. Tippling Club, Singapore

  24. Milk & Honey, New York

  25. 878 Bar, Buenos Aires

  26. Der Raum, Melbourne

  27. Callooh Callay, London

  28. Clover Club, New York

  29. Door74, Amsterdam

  30. Tommy’s, San Francisco

  31. Floridita, Havana

  32. City Space, Moscow

  33. Matterhorn, Wellington, NZ

  34. High Five Bar, Tokyo

  35. Le Lion, Hamburg

  36. LAB, London

  37. Boadas, Barcelona

  38. Dutch Kills, New York

  39. Worship St Whistling Shop, London

  40. BarAgricole, San Francisco

  41. Papa Doble, Montpellier

  42. Quo Vadis, London

  43. Lounge Bohemia, London

  44. Mayahuel, New York

  45. Mutis, Barcelona

  46. Ruby, Copenhagen

  47. Rules, London

  48. Hemingway Bar, Paris

  49. Zuma, Dubai

  50. Star Bar, Tokyo