The World's 50 Best Bars date announced

The 10th edition of The World’s 50 Best Bars awards will take place on Wednesday 3 October 2018 at the Roundhouse in London, UK.

The event will follow its usual routine - a live countdown of the list which will reveal this year’s winner, which has been voted for by more than 500 industry experts from across the globe.

Further award categories announced at the ceremony include the Industry Icon Award, Bartenders’ Bartender, which is voted for by the bartenders of The World’s 50 Best Bars, The One To Watch Award and Legend of the List, which is awarded to a bar that has performed most consistently over time.

This year also sees the introduction of the Sustainable Bar Award, which will be awarded to the bar on the list with the highest overall sustainability rating, as audited by the Sustainable Restaurant Association. 

Continental Awards will also honour the best bar in each region – North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Asia and Australasia – while the Highest New Entry Award and the Highest Climber Award complete the line-up.

A list of the bars ranked from 51 to 100 in the world, as voted by the global academy, will be revealed two weeks ahead of the awards event on the 19 September.