Wednesday 05 October 2022 08:55
Paradiso, Barcelona is The World's Best Bar - the first time it has been won by a bar outside New York or LondonThe 2022 list features bars from 26 cities with 14 new entriesFlorence, Lisbon and Naples feature in the list for the first timeItalian Agostino Perrone is voted Roku Industry IconStockholm's Roeda Huset is Campari One To WatchJuliana (Guayaquil) wins the Siete Misterios Best Cocktail MenuLittle Red Door, Paris receives the Ketel One Sustainable Bar AwardNew York's Double Chicken Please is Disaronno Highest New Entry, placing at No.6Sips, Barcelona secures the Nikka Highest Climber Award, rising 34 places to No.3Mexico City's Licorer?a Limantour is Remy Martin Legend of The List and The Best Bar in North AmericaBKK Social Club, Bangkok is London Essence Best New OpeningThe inaugural 50 Best The Blend Scholar is Drew Fleming of Kiki Lounge, Isle of ManThe World's 50 Best Bars 2022, sponsored by Perrier, were unveiled in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain on Tuesday 4th October. In its 14th year, the awards unite the global bar community in recognition of the achievements of the international cocktail scene. This year marked the first time the ceremony was held outside London.

Hidden behind a refrigerator in the back of a Barcelona pastrami shop, Paradiso offers a masterful take on the speakeasy, combining technique, precision and creativity with an unwavering sense of fun. Owners Giacomo Giannotti and Margarita Sader and their team serve up meticulously crafted cocktails with an unwavering commitment to sustainability.

Other bars in the top-five are London's Tay?r + Elementary (No.2), Barcelona's Sips (No.3), Mexico City's Licorer?a Limantour (No.4) and Little Red Door in Paris (No.5). The full list can be viewed here:

Mark Sansom, Content Director of The World's 50 Best Bars, says: "This is the first time we have crowned a bar outside New York or London as The World's Best Bar, a testament to the achievements of Giacomo, Margarita and their team. Named One To Watch in 2017, Paradiso has been a firm fixture of the list since opening. Our congratulations go out to every bar on the list and we are delighted to once again be able to showcase the incredible diversity of the global industry."

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