Winners for 2020 announced at a virtual event on May 14th
May 16th, 2020
Due to the current exceptional circumstances, the scheduled awards ceremony in Singapore for the announcement of the winners of Asia’s 50 Best Bar 2020 awards was conducted via a live broadcast virtual event on May 14th.
Taking the coveted #1 position for the first time was Singapore bar Jigger & Pony – rising an impressive 8 places from its #9 ranking in 2019. Completing the top 5 positions were The Old Man, Hong Kong at #2; while also from Hong Kong, at #3 is Coa; with Taiwan’s Indulge Experimental Bistro taking the #4 rank; and at #5 is previous winner Atlas of Singapore.
Heading up the list with the most bars featured was Greater China with 12 bars represented; Singapore featured 11 bars; and Japan has 6 bars on the list. Other countries represented in the Top 50 included Thailand with 5 bars; Taiwan with 5 bars; South Korea with 4 bars; Malaysia hs 3 bars on the list; and completing the list are The Philippines with 2 bars, India with 1 bar, and Indonesia with 1 bar.
Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 Top 10
- Jigger & Pony, Singapore
- The Old Man, Hong Kong
- Coa, Hong Kong
- Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei
- Atlas, Singapore
- Native, Singapore
- The Bamboo Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok
- Manhattan, Singapore
- The SG Club, Tokyo
- Aha Saloon, Taipei
See the full list in pictures at the link below:
(images credit world’s 50 best bars)