Two Australian bars make the top 10 of the Worlds 50 Best Bar list

14 October, 2015 by
Aoife Boothroyd

Sydney’s the Baxter’s Inn together with Melbourne’s The Black Pearl have made it into the top 10 of the World’s 50 Best Bars list.

The list – now in its sixth year – is determined by industry experts via a worldwide survey run by Drinks International magazine.

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The Baxter’s Inn secured the number six spot on the list, and the Black Pearl came in at number 10.

Melbourne’s The Everleigh and Sydney’s Bulletin Place also made the cut coming in at number 25 and 28 respectively.

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Speaking with Good Food, owner of Baxter Inn Anton Forte said he was thrilled to take out the sixth position on the list, adding that the bar scene around Australia has gone from strength to strength over the years.

"Bulletin Place has the best drinks in the world. Lobo Plantation creates such amazing buzz and atmosphere. And the New Sydney Hotel in Hobart exemplifies everything good about Australian pub culture. I love that bloody place!"

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World's 50 Best Bar Awards 2015 list

1. Artesian, London

2. The Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grog, New York

3. Nightjar, London

4. Employees Only, New York

5. American Bar, London

6. The Baxter Inn, Sydney

7. 28 Hongkong Street, Singapore

8. Happiness Forgets, London

9. Connaught Bar, London

10. Black Pearl, Melbourne

11. Attaboy, New York

12. Candelaria, Paris

13. High Five, Tokyo

14. The Broken Shaker, Miami

15. Canon, Seattle

16. Buck & Breck, Berlin

17. Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv

18. Lobster Bar, Hong Kong

19. Le Lion Bar de Paris, Hamburg

20. Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City

21. The Jerry Thomas Project, Rome

22. The Clumsies, Athens

23. Maison Premiere, New York

24. Elephant Bar, New York

25. The Everleigh, Melbourne

26. White Lyan, London

27. Beaufort Bar, London

28. Bulletin Place, Sydney

29. Aviary, Chicago

30. Tales & Spirits, Amsterdam

31. Smuggler's Cove, San Francisco

32. Delicatessen, Moscow

33. Door 74, Amsterdam

34. Ruby, Copenhagen

35. Manhattan, Singapore

36. Nomad Bar, New York

37. PDT, New York

38. Mace, New York

39. Quinary, Hong Kong

40. Trick Dog, San Francisco

41. 69 Colebrooke Row, London

42. Dry Martini, Barcelona

43. Schumann's, Munich

44. Zuma Dubai, Dubai

45. La Factoria, Old San Juan

46. Nottingham Forest, Milan

47. Tommy's, San Francisco

48. Lost & Found, Cyprus

49. Little Red Door, Paris

50. Dandelyan, London