Jigger & Pony Named Best Bar in Asia, Sponsored by Perrier in Asia’s 50 Best Bars List 2020

Jigger & Pony Named Best Bar in Asia, Sponsored by Perrier in Asia’s 50 Best Bars List 2020 The Asia’s 50 Best Bars 2020 was revealed and Singapore bars took 11 spots in the list, with Jigger & Pony coming up on top. Other Singapore bars include Atlas (No.5), Native No.6), Manhattan (No.8), Tippling Club (No.17), The Old Man (No.22 and winner of the London Essence Best New Opening Award), D.Bespoke (No.23), Gibson (No.25), 28 HongKong Street (No.30), Nutmeg & Clove (No.32) and MO Bar (No.46).

The ceremony, which was originally due to take place in Singapore for the third consecutive year at Capitol Theatre, was replaced with a virtual countdown. The list was published despite the outbreak to instil optimism and positivity within the bar industry, and prepare for this recovery from this unprecedented situation.

At No 2, The Old Man in Hong Kong which also becomes The Best Bar in China sponsored by Matusalem. Coa from Hong Kong clinches the third spot, while Taiwan’s Indulge Experimental Bistro takes No. 4 and the Heering Legend of The List. No.5 is Atlas Singapore.

For the 2021 Asia’s 50 Best Bars ceremony, 50 Best also announced that it has confirmed its partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board to bring Asia’s 50 Best Bars back to Singapore next year.  “These events will play a part in the industry’s recovery, and we are excited to welcome the world to experience Singapore’s vibrant nightlife offerings when the situation improves.” Says Jean Ng, Executive Director of Attractions, Entertainment & Tourism Concept Development at Singapore Tourism Board.
You may view the full list here:

1) Jigger & Pony, Singapore
2) The Old Man, Hong Kong, China
3) Coa, Hong Kong, China
4) Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei, Taiwan
5) Atlas, Singapore
6) Native, Singapore
7) The Bamboo Bar at Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok, Thailand
8) Manhattan, Singapore
9) The SG Club, Tokyo, Japan
10) Aha Saloon, Taipei, Taiwan
11) Vesper, Bangkok, Thailand
12) Sober Company, Shanghai, China
13) Bar Mood, Taipei, Taiwan
14) Bar Trigona, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
15) Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo, Japan
16) Quinary, Hong Kong, China
17) Tippling Club, Singapore
18) The Wise King, Hong Kong, China
19) Speak Low, Shanghai, China
20) High Five, Tokyo, Japan
21) Bee’s Knees, Kyoto, Japan
22) The Old Man, Singapore
23) D.Bespoke, Singapore
24) Tropic City, Bangkok, Thailand
25) Gibson, Singapore
26) Draft Land, Taipei, Taiwan
27) Room by Le Kief, Taipei, Taiwan
28) 8 ½ Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong, China
29) Charles H, Seoul, South Korea
30) 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
31) Rabbit Hole, Bangkok, Thailand
32) Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore
33) Backstage Cocktail Bar, Bangkok, Thailand
34) Caprice Bar, Hong Kong, China
35) The Pontiac, Hong Kong, China
36) Hope & Sesame, Guangzhou, China
37) Junglebird, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
38) The Odd Couple, Shanghai, China
39) Bar Trench, Tokyo, Japan
40) Sidecar, New Delhi, India
41) Bar Orchard Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
42) The Curator, Manila, Philippines
43) Union Brasserie, Bakery & Bar, Jakarta, Indonesia
44) Lobster Bar & Grill, Hong Kong, China
45) The Back Room, Manila, Philippines
46) MO Bar, Singapore
47) Alice, Seoul, South Korea
48) Coley, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
49) Le Chamber, Seoul, South Korea
50) Bar Cham, Seoul, South Korea