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50 Best Bars in the World

Since the dawn of time, the local bar has been a respite from the mundanity of daily life as well as a place to simply unwind with a nice stiff drink. Those are our bars; our own personal Cheers where everyone knows your name and you’re surrounded by good friends, good service, and of course, libations.

The problem is that everyone seems to have their favorite and it’s difficult to really discern between quality bars. Well, Drinks International has comprised their own list after a compilation of votes and surveys and has come up with their take on the world’s 50 best bars:

  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, NY
  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

(via Eater)

By Brian Yamamoto

Brian earned his bachelor's degree in Communications from California State University, Fullerton with an emphasis in Photocommunications. He is a self-proclaimed ramen aficionado and dabbles in photography and writing in his spare time. While almost a carnivore, he doesn't shy away from partaking in peculiar cuisine whenever he's offered the chance. Some of his current culinary obsessions include home-made peanutella, gastropub burgers and sea urchin sashimi.

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