3 Shanghai Bars Make Asia’s 50 Best Bars List for 2021

The 2021 list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars, sponsored by Perrier – announced over a virtual awards ceremony on 6th May. Coa, Hong Kong, China, ranks No.1 on the list. Many more bars in Greater China have made the list this year, including Hong Kong establishments Caprice Bar (No.10), new entrant The Diplomat (No.20), new entrant Tell Camellia (No.23), Quinary (No.25), The Pontiac (No.26), The Wise King (No.28), new entrant Penicillin (No.30), and new entrant Darkside (No.40). Shanghai is represented by three bars, namely Sober Company (No.5), Union Trading Company (No.31), and Speak Low (No.32). Hope & Sesame in Guangzhou secures the No.15 spot.

The Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2021 ranking is listed in full below:

1. Coa, Hong Kong, China
2. Jigger & Pony, Singapore
3. The SG Club, Tokyo, Japan
4. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei, Taiwan
5. Sober Company, Shanghai, China
6. Manhattan, Singapore
7. Atlas, Singapore
8. No Sleep Club, Singapore
9. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo, Japan
10. Caprice Bar, Hong Kong, China
11. The Bamboo Bar, Bangkok, Thailand
12. Bar Trigona, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13. Charles H, Seoul, South Korea
14. Native, Singapore
15. Hope & Sesame, Guangzhou, China
16. Sidecar, New Delhi, India
17. Bar Mood, Taipei, Taiwan
18. Bee’s Knees, Kyoto, Japan
19. Room by Le Kief, Taipei, Taiwan
20. The Diplomat, Hong Kong, China
21. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
22. Tropic City, Bangkok, Thailand
23. Tell Camellia, Hong Kong, China
24. Aha Saloon, Taipei, Taiwan
25. Quinary, Hong Kong, China
26. The Pontiac, Hong Kong, China
27. High Five, Tokyo, Japan
28. The Wise King, Hong Kong, China
29. Barbary Coast, Singapore
30. Penicillin, Hong Kong, China
31. Union Trading Company, Shanghai, China
32. Speak Low, Shanghai, China
33. Union Brasserie, Bakery & Bar, Jakarta, Indonesia
34. Bar Cham, Seoul, South Korea
35. Backstage Cocktail Bar, Bangkok, Thailand
36. Tippling Club, Singapore
37. Junglebird, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
38. The Curator, Manila, Philippines
39. D.Bespoke, Singapore
40. Darkside, Hong Kong, China
41. Alice, Seoul, South Korea
42. The Old Man, Singapore
43. Bar Trench, Tokyo, Japan
44. Le Chamber, Seoul, South Korea
45. MO Bar, Singapore
46. Vesper, Bangkok, Thailand
47. Three X Co, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
48. Teens of Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand
49. Sago House, Singapore
50. Star Bar, Tokyo, Japan

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