A tiny oasis, an underground whisky venue, and a cocktail menu serving sausage rolls: The four Australian bars named in the world’s best list
- Four Australian bars have been named in the world’s top 100 list
- The 51-100 list of World’s 50 Best Bars 2019 was announced on Tuesday
- Three Sydney venues and one from Melbourne made into the prestigious ranking
If you’re looking for a new place to drink Down Under, four Australian bars have been named in the top 100 list of the world’s best.
The 51-100 list of World’s 50 Best Bars 2019 was announced on Tuesday – as three Sydney venues and one from Melbourne poured its way into the prestigious ranking.
Sydney’s cocktail bar Bulletin Place has been ranked the highest in the country at number 66 – a leap from last year’s 75th spot.
Sydney’s cocktail bar Bulletin Place (pictured) has been ranked the highest in the country at number 66 – a leap from last year’s 75th spot
Underground whisky bar The Baxter Inn (pictured) has been ranked 79 – dropping one place from last year’s ranking
Opened in 2012, three bartenders wanted to create a 45-seater room with ‘all of the things we liked, none of the things we hate’ about bars.
Described as ‘a tiny oasis in the urban landscape’, the bar offers ‘quality cocktails, liquor and wine served with care and genuine charm’.
Known for its daily changing cocktail menu created from strictly seasonal produce, the venue has become one of Australia’s ‘most awarded-ever bars’.
Underground whisky bar The Baxter Inn has been ranked 79 – dropping one place from last year’s ranking.
Located at the basement of an unmarked alleyway off Clarence Street, the bar offers an extensive selection of top-shelf whiskies and classic cocktails.
The menu features an overwhelming list of almost 800 different types of whiskies, as well as spirits, cocktails, beers and wines.
Melbourne bar Black Pearl (pictured) has secured the 80th spot – jumping 50 places from last year’s 30
Despite being ranked in the top 50 every year since the awards started more than 10 years ago, Melbourne bar Black Pearl has secured the 80th spot – jumping 50 places from last year’s 30.
Known as a ‘world class’ drinking venue, the family owned business has been serving an extensive selection of drinks for the past 15 years.
Besides its craft cocktails and top-notch customer service, patrons can also order snacks from the menu, including its homemade sausage rolls.
Sydney’s trendy cocktail bar PS40 is the new contender on the world’s top list, taking out the 95th spot for the first time.
Sydney’s trendy cocktail bar PS40 (pictured) is the new contender on the world’s top list, taking out the 95th spot for the first time
The main appeal of this venue is its in-house sodas, including wattle cola, bush tonic; smoked lemonade and blackstrap ginger.
The bar offers a changing 10-drink cocktail list – as well as a snacks menu, designed to complement the cocktails, including pates, pickles and charcuterie.
The global list was compiled after more than 520 experts, including bartenders, writers and cocktail specialists, from 58 countries voted.
The top 50 world’s best bars will unveil on October 3.