The Clumsies and Baba Au Rum, two bars in Athens, Greece, have been included once again on the list of The World’s 50 Best Bars 2021. The list is compiled every year by UK-based William Reed Business Media.
The Clumsies bar was awarded for a seventh year in a row, ranking fourth on the 2021 list and the Baba Au Rum has again entered the list in the 14th position.
The World’s 50 Best Bars list celebrates the best of the international drinks industry. This year, the awards recognize the hard work from the entire bar sector over the past year and aim to inspire and encourage hospitality venues in the next crucial stage of recovery from the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The 2021 edition of the annual ranking features bars from 17 countries and sees London’s Connaught Bar take the No.1 spot, picking up The World’s Best Bar and The Best Bar in Europe titles.
The list also includes 18 new entries spread across Australia, India, Mexico, Russia, Argentina, Sweden, Spain, China and the UAE.
London stays on top but Spain leads Europe
Europe leads the way globally with 17 bars included on the list.
London’s Tayēr + Elementary ranks second with Spain’s Paradiso in the third position.
The 13th list of The World’s 50 Best Bars, sponsored by Perrier, was announced during a live awards ceremony on December 7, in London.
The list is as follows:
1. Connaught Bar, London, UK
2 Tayēr + Elementary, London, UK
3 Paradiso, Barcelona, Spain
4 The Clumsies, Athens, Greece
5 Florería Atlántico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
6 Licorería Limantour, Mexico City, Mexico
7 Coa, Hong Kong, China
8 El Copitas, St Petersburg, Russia
9 Jigger & Pony, Singapore, Singapore
10 Katana Kitten, New York, USA
11 Two Schmucks, Barcelona, Spain
12 Hanky Panky, Mexico City, Mexico
13 Insider Bar, Moscow, Russia
14 Baba au Rum, Athens, Greece
15 Manhattan, Singapore, Singapore
16 Atlas, Singapore, Singapore
17 Zuma, Dubai, UAE
18 The SG Club, Tokyo, Japan
19 Drink Kong, Rome, Italy
20 1930, Milan, Italy
21 Presidente, Buenos Aires, Argentina
22 Maybe Sammy, Sydney, Australia
23 Cantina OK!, Sydney, Australia
24 Salmon Guru, Madrid, Spain
25 Handshake Speakeasy, Mexico City, Mexico
26 No Sleep Club, Singapore, Singapore
27 Camparino in Galleria, Milan, Italy
28 Café La Trova, Miami, USA
29 Little Red Door, Paris, France
30 Dante, New York, USA
31 Kwānt, London, UK
32 Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo, Japan
33 Tres Monos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
34 Attaboy, New York, USA
35 Lucy’s Flower Shop, Stockholm, Sweden
36 MO Bar, Singapore, Singapore
37 Sips, Barcelona, Spain
38 Baltra Bar, Mexico City, Mexico
39 Sober Company, Shanghai, China
40 Tjoget, Stockholm, Sweden
41 Epic, Shanghai, China
42 Charles H, Seoul, South Korea
43 Tippling Club, Singapore, Singapore
44 Above Board, Melbourne, Australia
45 Galaxy Bar, Dubai, UAE
46 Re Sydney, Australia
47 Sidecar, New Delhi, India
48 Union Trading Company, Shanghai, China
49 DarkSide, Hong Kong, China
50 Quinary, Hong Kong, China