Artesian Bar wins World's Best Bar 2014

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You probably assumed so already, but now it's official - London is home to the Worlds Best Bar...again!

Hundreds of drinks industry professionals (also known as 'functioning alcoholics) from all corners of the globe gathered at Christ Church Spitalfields last Thursday evening for Drinks International Magazine's annual bar awards ceremony, The World's 50 Best Bar Awards. With 27 cities across 14 countries included in the final 50 competition was fierce, but Artesian Bar at The Langham London won for the 3rd year running,  followed by Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog in New York in second place and London's Nightjar in third. [caption id="attachment_4372" align="aligncenter" width="600"]London's finest bartenders London's finest bartenders from the World's 50 Best Bars 2014[/caption] This international industry survey also found London to have more brilliant bars than anywhere else, with a staggering 8 bars out of 50 based in our fair city, and 3 in the top ten (Artesian, Nightjar and American Bar at The Savoy). Artesian recently launched an innovative new menu for 2014, the 'Unfolding and Exploring' menu, which includes tongue-twisting creations such as the 'Vodkatini Waiting to Become a Manhattan', featuring Ketel One Vodka energised by gemstones using Supersonic technology. We have no idea what that means either, but it sounds pretty award-winning to us.
Artesian Bar, The Langham, 1C Portland Place, London W1B 1JA

The World's 50 Best Bars 2014

  1. Artesian, London
  2. Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog, New York
  3. Nightjar, London
  4. Attaboy, New York
  5. Employees Only, New York
  6. Canon, Seattle
  7. The Baxter Inn, Sydney
  8. American Bar, London
  9. High Five, Tokyo
  10. 28 Hongkong Street, Singapore
  11. Connaught Bar, London
  12. Happiness Forgets, London
  13. Aviary, Chicago
  14. Elephant Bar, Nomad Hotel, New York
  15. Nottingham Forrest, Milan
  16. Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco
  17. Candelaria, Paris
  18. PDT, New York
  19. Bulletin Place, Sydney
  20. White Lyan, London
  21. Buck and Breck, Berlin
  22. Broken Shaker, Miami
  23. 69 Colebrooke Row, London
  24. Hemingway Bar, Prague
  25. Le Lion Bar de Paris, Hamburg
  26. Door 74, Amsterdam
  27. Three Dots and a Dash, Chicago
  28. The Jerry Thomas Project, Rome
  29. Chainaya Tea & Cocktails, Moscow
  30. The Everleigh, Melbourne
  31. Eau de Vie, Sydney
  32. Bramble, Edinburgh
  33. Trick Dog, San Francisco
  34. Dry Martini, Barcelona
  35. Clover Club, New York
  36. Drink, Boston
  37. Black Pearl, Melbourne
  38. Schumann's, Munich
  39. Floreia Atlantico, Buenos Aires
  40. Star Bar Ginzam Tokyo
  41. Delicatessen, Moscow
  42. Quinary, Hong Kong
  43. Cure, New Orleans
  44. Tales and Spirits, Amsterdam
  45. Maison Premiere, New York
  46. La Capilla, Mexico City
  47. Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City
  48. Shady Pines, Sydney
  49. Callooh Callay, London
  50. Williams and Graham, Denver

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