Four Indian bars have made it to Asia’s 50 Best Bars list.
SideCar in Delhi holds the 18th spot, followed by The Bombay Canteen in Mumbai at 35th, Copitas in Bengaluru at 38th, and The Living Room in Mumbai at 48th.
Hong Kong’s Coa secured the top position for the third consecutive year, with Singapore’s Jigger & Pony ranking second on the list.
SideCar, Delhi (18th)
Spread over two floors, this venue in Delhi is a classical all-day establishment with an exceptional selection of signature cocktails and creative interpretations of classics.
SideCar’s menu is a delightful fusion of oriental and continental flavors, offering anything from classic comfort foods to creative and innovative dishes.
They also have a great selection of wines and craft beers to go with your meal.
The Bombay Canteen, Mumbai (35th)
Situated at the heart of Mumbai, this renowned restaurant and bar has received numerous awards.
At this iconic venue, you can enjoy an exceptional array of reimagined traditional recipes using seasonal ingredients, and classic cocktails with firm Indian roots.
Their website says their core philosophy is to highlight India’s incredible diversity through the use of indigenous, local, and seasonal ingredients, which are often forgotten.
Copitas, Bengaluru (38th)
Nestled on the 21st floor of the Four Seasons Hotel, Copitas in Bengaluru is a paradise for cocktail lovers that offers breathtaking views of the city at night.
This exquisite venue boasts an impressive selection of admired spirits and special Copa Gin & Tonics.
The terrace provides a picturesque backdrop of the city skyline, adding to the allure of this unique bar.
The Living Room, Mumbai (48th)
Introduced by award-winning restaurant Masque, The Living Room in Mumbai is a chic and intimate cocktail bar situated on the mezzanine level of a former cotton mill.
Accommodating no more than 12 guests, their menu features locally-inspired cocktails carefully crafted over months.
Each of their cocktails arrives with clear, perfectly balanced, and totally unexpected flavors that will leave you wanting more.
Rankings based on 260 experts’ votes
This was the eighth edition of Asia’s 50 Best Bars, held on Tuesday at a celebratory black-tie event at Rosewood, Hong Kong.
The platform responsible for organizing this event is owned and operated by the UK-based company called William Reed Business Media.
The rankings in Asia’s 50 Best Bars are determined through votes from approximately 260 recognized experts in the bar scene of Asia.