The World's 50 Best Bars

2020

⇩ = fallen since 2019
⇧ = risen since 2019
⇳ = same position as 2019
₦ = new entry to top 50 2020

1. ⇧ 1 place Connaught Bar, London, UK
2. ⇩ 1 place Dante, New York, USA
3. ⇧ 3 places The Clumsies, Athens, Greece
4. ⇧ 4 places Atlas, Singapore
5. ₦ Tayēr + Elementary, London, UK
6. ⇧ 41 places Kwānt, London, UK
7. ⇩ 4 places Floreria Atlántico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
8. ⇧ 41 places Coa, Hong Kong, China
9. ⇧ 20 places Jigger & Pony, Singapore
10. ⇧ 14 places The SG Club, Tokyo, Japan
11. ⇧ 32 places Maybe Sammy, Sydney, Australia
12. ⇩ 5 places Attaboy, New York, USA
13. ⇩ 9 places NoMad Bar, New York, USA
14. ⇩ 3 places Manhattan, Singapore
15. ⇧ 23 places The Old Man, Hong Kong, China
16. ⇩ 2 places Katana Kitten, New York, USA
17. ⇩ 7 places Licorería Limantour, Mexico City, Mexico
18. ⇩ 6 places Native, Singapore
19. ⇧ 1 place Paradiso, Barcelona, Spain
20. ⇩ 15 places American Bar, The Savoy Hotel, London, UK
21. ⇩ 8 places Carnaval, Lima, Peru
22. ⇩ 3 places Salmón Gurú, Madrid, Spain
23. ₦ Zuma, Dubai, UAE
24. ⇧ 12 places Little Red Door, Paris, France
25. ⇧ 19 places 1930, Milan, Italy
26. ₦ Two Schmucks, Barcelona, Spain
27. ⇳ El Copitas, St Petersburg, Russia
28. ₦ Cantina OK!, Sydney, Australia
29. ⇧ 10 places Lyaness, London, UK
30. ⇩ 13 places Himkok, Oslo, Norway
31. ⇳ Baba Au Rum, Athens, Greece
32. ₦ Panda & Sons, Edinburgh, UK
33. ⇧ 8 places Swift, London, UK
34. ⇩ 18 places Three Sheets, London, UK
35. ₦ The Bamboo Bar, Bangkok, Thailand
36. ⇧ 1 place Tjoget (formerly Linje Tio), Stockholm, Sweden
37. ₦ Buck & Breck, Berlin, Germany
38. ⇩ 12 places Employees Only, New York, USA
39. ₦ Bulletin Place, Sydney Australia
40. ₦ Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo, Japan
41. ⇧ 7 places Artesian, London, UK
42. ⇧ 3 paces Sober Company, Shanghai, China
43. ⇩ 22 places Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipai, Taiwan
44. ₦ Bar Trigona, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
45. ₦ Drink Kong, Rome, Italy
46. ₦ Room by Le Kief, Taipei, Taiwan
47. ₦ Alquímico, Cartagena, Colombia
48. ⇩ 30 places High Five, Tokyo, Japan
49. ₦ Charles H, Seoul, Korea
50. ⇩ 17 places Presidente, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bars ranked in 2019 that crashed out in 2020

To pave the way for newly ranked bars, 13 bars placed in 2019 have dropped out of World's 50 Best Bars, but all of which remain great venues:

From 50th place Jerry Thomas Speakeasy, Rome, Italy
From 46th to 96th place Electric Bing Sutt, Beirut, Lebanon
From 42nd to 77th place Trick Dog, San Francisco, USA
From 40th to 78th place Happiness Forgets, London, UK
From 35th to 57th place Speak Low, Shanghai, China
From 34th to 65th place Schumann's, Munich, Germany
From 32nd to 60th place La Factoría, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico
From 30th place Operation Dagger, Singapore
From 28th to 51st place Scout, London, UK
From 25th to 52nd place Dr. Stravinsky, Barcelona, Spain
From 22nd to 71st place The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, New York, USA
From 23rd place Coupette, London, UK
From 15th place Guilhotina, São Paulo, Brazil