Three Singapore Bars Included in the New Global Recognition System of Bars by The Pinnacle Guide

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(L-R Atlas – Origin – Barbary Coast)


May 27th, 2024


The first list of PINNED bars was released earlier this month by the London-based The Pinnacle Guide. The new global bar recognition system was created to ultimately provide the most wide-ranging, credible source of inspiration for discerning drinkers everywhere. Its intensive submission process asks bars to share details across six assessment modules, including sections on their drinks program, staff management and venue look and feel.

Based on their submissions, a small number of entries made it through to an in-person evaluation process conducted by a global group of anonymous reviewers – industry experts, renowned mixologists, and discerning bar enthusiasts from diverse backgrounds – who received in-depth training from The Pinnacle Guide in order to judge against a specific criteria, covering the key areas of a bar’s front of house operation.

Out of hundreds of applications globally, three Singapore bars have been recognised: ATLAS (2 PIN), Origin Bar (2 PIN) and Ballroom by Barbary Coast (1 PIN ).

Highlights from the global list


 No 3 PIN bars recognised as yet


ATLAS, Singapore

Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour, Phoenix, USA

Nipperkin, London, UK

Origin Bar, Shangri-La Singapore, Singapore

Panda & Sons, Edinburgh, UK

Paradiso, Barcelona, Spain

Pretty Decent, Louisville, USA

Selva, Oaxaca, Mexico

The American Bar at Gleneagles, Auchterarder, UK

The Spy Bar at Raffles London, UK

Thunderbolt, Los Angeles, USA

True Laurel, San Francisco, USA

See the full list of 1,2 & 3 PIN bars here.
For bars interested in applying for the next round of PINs, applications close 31 May.


(images credit RHC & Pinnacle Guide)

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