The World’s 50 Best Bars 2015: results

Find out who won what at the 2015 World's 50 Best Bars awards, including The Artesian's four year-strong lead, the triumph of London above all other European cities, and why hotel bars are where it's at.

Winners of the World’s 50 Best Bars were announced at a glamorous ceremony in Christchurch Spitalfields last night (October 8).


The biggest hitting headlines

*London was crowned the ultimate capital of cocktails with five bars in the top 10, and nine in the list overall

*The Artesian wins best bar in the world – that’s four years running now. Click here to read our Artesian bar at The Langham hotel: Surrealism menu review

*The Savoy Hotel has two bars in the list: The American Bar and The Beaufort Bar – an amazing achievement

*Hotel bars triumph in London with five in the list (three in the top ten). The remaining four London bars are hidden gems, speakeasies, dive bars, and concept-led venues

*London beats off competition from the rest of Europe – Germany has three (one per major city); and France, Amsterdam and Italy have just two each

*Rising star Ryan Chetti has two bars in the list – White Lyan and Dandelyan – and is the only individual to achieve such an accolade

*Barcelona all time achiever Dry Martini has just launched a new bar in London

The full list of winners

Ranking Bar Location
1 Artesian London
2 The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog New York
3 Nightjar London
4 Employees Only New York
5 American Bar London
6 The Baxter Inn Sydney
7 28 Hongkong Street Singapore
8 Happiness Forgets London
9 Connaught Bar London
10 Black Pearl Melbourne
11 Attaboy New York
12 Candelaria Paris
13 High Five Tokyo
14 The Broken Shaker Miami
15 Canon Seattle
16 Buck & Breck Berlin
17 Imperial Craft Tel Aviv
18 Lobster Bar Hong Kong
19 Le Lion Bar de Paris Hamburg
20 Licoreria Limantour Mexico City
21 The Jerry Thomas Project Rome
22 The Clumsies Athens
23 Maison Premiere New York
24 Elephant Bar New York
25 The Everleigh Melbourne
26 White Lyan London
27 Beaufort Bar London
28 Bulletin Place Sydney
29 Aviary Chicago
30 Tales & Spirits Amsterdam
31 Smuggler’s Cove San Francisco
32 Delicatessen Moscow
33 Door 74 Amsterdam
34 Ruby Copenhagen
35 Manhattan Singapore
36 Nomad Bar New York
37 PDT New York
38 Mace New York
39 Quinary Hong Kong
40 Trick Dog San Francisco
41 69 Colebrooke Row London
42 Dry Martini Barcelona
43 Schumann’s Munich
44 Zuma Dubai Dubai
45 La Factoria Old San Juan
46 Nottingham Forest Milan
47 Tommy’s San Francisco

48                 Lost & Found                      Cyprus

49 Little Red Door Paris
50 Dandelyan London

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