COA in Hong Kong takes No.1 position again – 2nd successive year as Asia’s premier bar
April 29th, 2022
The list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2022, sponsored by Perrier, was announced at an in-person awards ceremony in Bangkok on April 28th.
The ceremony, which was held in front of a live audience of 500 guests for the first time since 2019, revealed the highly-anticipated countdown that features bars from 16 cities across Asia, culminating in Coa, Hong Kong, being named The Best Bar in Asia, sponsored by Perrier.
Asia’s 50 Best Bars list and supporting program aims to recognise the immense talent, resilience, and constant innovation evident across Asia’s bar landscape.
Coa in Hong Kong secured the No.1 spot for the second year in a row and was named The Best Bar in Asia, sponsored by Perrier, and The Best Bar in Hong Kong. It is the second bar to achieve this back-to-back feat, after Manhattan, Singapore, in 2017 and 2018.
The top 5 bars featured No.2 Jigger & Pony, Singapore, winning The Best Bar in Singapore for the second year in a row. At No.3 – Argo in Hong Kong, a new entrant to the list and winner of the Disaronno Highest New Entry Award. The No.4 spot went to another new entrant, Tesouro from Goa, which wins the London Essence Best New Opening and The Best Bar in India. Tokyo’s Bar Benfiddich took No.5, and also the Rémy Martin Legend of the List Award and The Best Bar in Japan.
(images credit World’s 50 Best Bars)