These two bars from Singapore are amongst the World's 50 Best Bars for 2015

These two bars from Singapore are amongst the World's 50 Best Bars for 2015

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Text: Denise Kok

One's a speakeasy while the other has its very own rickhouse

The results are out and it's a big win for London. Cocktail bar Artesian has claimed top honours for the fourth year running while four other London bars — Nightjar, American Bar, Happiness Forgets, and Connaught Bar — dominate the top 10 cut on the leaderboard for the 2015 World's 50 Best Bars awards. 

On the home front, we're raising our glasses to the good folk at 28 Hong Kong Street which came in at seventh place while the handsome Manhattan bar made its debut on the list at number 35. 


Here's a look at all 50 bars on the list: 

1.   Artesian (London)

2.   The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog (New York)

3.   Nightjar (London)

4.   Employees Only (New York)

5.   American Bar at the Savoy (London)

6.   The Baxter Inn (Sydney)

7.   28 Hong Kong Street (Singapore)

8.   Happiness Forgets (London)

9.   Connaught Bar at The Connaught (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 and 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 at the Nomad Hotel (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 at the Nomad Hotel (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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