Cheers to Three World Class Four Seasons Bars Named to the Prestigious Asia’s 50 Best Bars List
Bar experts, historians and cocktail lovers agree that while tradition holds that Europe and the Americas gave birth to the modern drinking experience, today Asia is where it’s at when it comes to innovation, ambiance and style.
Ranked by the near-200 globetrotting members of the Asia’s 50 Best Bars Academy, including top bartenders, bar consultants, brand ambassadors, drinks journalists and well-travelled drinkers, Asia’s 50 Best Bars celebrates their considered opinions in choosing their favourites, then compiles them into a definitive bucket list for cocktail aficionados.
This year, three of the finest
Each of these drinking experiences is entirely unique, reflecting both their local settings and the tastes of their international clientele. Behind each bar is a team of visionary craftspeople who have perfected traditional recipes and are inventing tomorrow’s classic cocktails. Accompanied by creative bites, cool beats and chic surroundings, guests at these three establishments and more than 100 other unique bars and lounges at
#1 Best Bar in Asia: Manhattan Bar at Regent Singapore, A
Since opening in 2014, Manhattan Bar has been at the vanguard of cocktail culture not only in Asia, but on a global scale. Nestled inside Regent Singapore, A
Asia’s 50 Best Bars also recommends Manhattan Bar’s Adults-Only Sunday Cocktail Brunch: “The room is a suitably grand space mixing dark wood, marble and leather, which seems even more decadent on Sundays when an adults only brunch is served with unlimited craft cocktails.”
#27 Best Bar in Asia: Charles H. at
Inspired by legendary American traveller, cocktail writer and bon vivant Charles H. Baker, Charles H. at
Ranked among the world’s best as soon as it opened just two years ago, Charles H. is known for a cocktail list that is as forward as the city where it resides, according to Asia’s 50 Best Bars: “The drinks are equally adventurous, ranging from a flight of three different Manhattans to a spicy blend of bourbon, Armagnac and tea, served hot.”
#37 Best Bar in Asia: AER at
Spanning the entire 34th floor rooftop of
And while open to the elements, AER erects the world’s chicest canopy and windscreen during monsoon season, for a truly memorable drinking experience. Asia’s 50 Best Bars recommends arriving at sunset, “when exotic cocktails, such as the Mumbai Kiss, (white rum, Maraschino, cardamom and pineapple), come into their own. As the evening progresses, the resident DJ turns up the volume with funk and house tunes.”
Salud, Å’kålè Ma’luna, Будем Здоровы, Chok Dee and Cheers! at
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