The World's 50 Best Bars in pictures

The results of The World's 50 Best Bars were announced at a ceremony at One Mayfair in London last night, before a throng of 500 of the bar industry's leading lights.

The Drinks International-organised award ceremony was presented by cocktail historian David Wondrich and World's 50 Best Bars editor, Lucy Britner.

Here is a selection of the pictures from he event:

One Mayfair readies for the World's 50 Best Bars ceremony

Alex Kratena celebrates Artesian's double win (World's Best Bar and UK's Best Bar)

Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon from The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog (Best Bar in North America)

Isabel Botran (centre left) with Candelaria's Adam Tso (left), Joshua Fontaine (centre right) and Carina Soto Velasquez (right). Candelaria, in Paris, won Best Bar in Europe (excluding the UK)

Zachary de Git and Ian Griffiths, representing Black Pearl, Melbourne (Best Bar in Australasia)

Julian Diaz and Florencia Capella of Floreria Atlantico, Buenos Aires, (Best Bar in Latin America and the Caribbean)

Simon Freeth of Zuma London, picking up the award for Zuma Dubai (Best Bar in the Middle East and Africa)