World's Best Bars Travel Guide

Thirty-nine bartenders face-off in the Diageo Reserve World Class 2012 elimination challenge for the chance to call themselves the World's Best Bartender.


Restaurants & Bars
Hotel Marriott – Costa Rica
Bartender: Adrian Vega
  • 239, San José
  • San José, 502-4005 Costa Rica

Hotel Marriott – Costa Rica

Bartender: Adrian Vega
239, San José San José, Costa Rica
Phone: 506-2298 0000
Star Princess Bartender – Cruise Ship
Bartender: Matias Grosso

Star Princess Bartender – Cruise Ship

Bartender: Matias Grosso
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Pat’e Palo European Brasserie – Dominican
Bartender: Pavol Kazimir
  • Calle La Atarazana
  • Santo Domingo, National District 10212 Dominican Republic

Pat’e Palo European Brasserie – Dominican

Bartender: Pavol Kazimir
Calle La Atarazana Santo Domingo, National District, Dominican Republic
Licoreria Limantour – Mexico
Bartender: Ricardo Nava
  • Alvaro Obregon 106 Roma Norte
  • Del. Cuauhtemoc
  • Mexico City, Federal District 6700 Mexico

Licoreria Limantour – Mexico

Bartender: Ricardo Nava
Alvaro Obregon 106 Roma Norte Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
Santaella – Puerta Rico
Bartender: Leslie R. Cofresi
  • 219 Calle Canals
  • San Juan, 907 Puerto Rico

Santaella – Puerta Rico

Bartender: Leslie R. Cofresi
219 Calle Canals San Juan, Puerto Rico
On Deck Pub – Trinidad & Tobago
Bartender: Stephon Scott
  • 103B St. Vincent Street
  • Port of Spain, Port of Spain Trinidad and Tobago

On Deck Pub – Trinidad & Tobago

Bartender: Stephon Scott
103B St. Vincent Street Port of Spain, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Riffle NW – USA
Bartender: Ricky Gomez
  • 333 Northwest 13th Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97209 US

Riffle NW – USA

Bartender: Ricky Gomez
333 Northwest 13th Avenue Portland, OR, US
Bar do Copa – Brazil
Bartender: Paulo Freitas
  • 1702 Avenida Atlantica
  • Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Bar do Copa – Brazil

Bartender: Paulo Freitas
1702 Avenida Atlantica Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
La Destileria – Colombia
Bartender: Juan Valderrama
  • Obispo Osmundo, 5,
  • Ponferrada, Leon Spain

La Destileria – Colombia

Bartender: Juan Valderrama
Obispo Osmundo, 5, Ponferrada, Leon, Spain
Club Isabella – Panama
Bartender: Luis Franco
  • Terrazas del Multiplaza Pacific., 1060
  • Panama City, Panama Panama

Club Isabella – Panama

Bartender: Luis Franco
Terrazas del Multiplaza Pacific., 1060 Panama City, Panama, Panama
Bar Constellation – China
Bartender: Tree Mao
  • 86 Xin le Lu
  • Shanghai, Shanghai 200030 China

Bar Constellation – China

Bartender: Tree Mao
86 Xin le Lu Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Wyndham The 4th – Hong Kong
Bartender: Tom Wood
  • 48 Wyndham Street
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island China

Wyndham The 4th – Hong Kong

Bartender: Tom Wood
48 Wyndham Street Hong Kong, Hong Kong Island, China
Ellipsis – India
Bartender: Devender Sehgal
  • B-1 Amarchand Mansion, 16,
  • Madame Cama Road
  • Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Ellipsis – India

Bartender: Devender Sehgal
B-1 Amarchand Mansion, 16, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Loewy Bar & Bistro – Indonesia
Bartender: Harli Garnawan
  • Jalan Lingkar Mega Kuningan E4.21
  • Oakwood Premier Cozmo Lt. Lobby
  • DKI Jakarta, 12950 Indonesia

Loewy Bar & Bistro – Indonesia

Bartender: Harli Garnawan
Jalan Lingkar Mega Kuningan E4.21 DKI Jakarta, Indonesia
Cerulean Tower Toyko Hotel – Japan
Bartender: Shigeki Yoshida
  • 26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho
  • Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8512 Japan

Cerulean Tower Toyko Hotel – Japan

Bartender: Shigeki Yoshida
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan
JW Marriott Seoul Bar Rouge - Korea
Bartender: Andy Seo
  • 19-3 Banpo-dong Seocho-gu
  • Seoul, 137-040 South Korea

JW Marriott Seoul Bar Rouge - Korea

Bartender: Andy Seo
19-3 Banpo-dong Seocho-gu Seoul, South Korea
Waku Ghin – Singapore
Bartender: Akihiro Eguchi a.k.a Aki Eguchi
  • 2 Bayfront Avenue
  • Singapore, 18972 Singapore

Waku Ghin – Singapore

Bartender: Akihiro Eguchi a.k.a Aki Eguchi
2 Bayfront Avenue Singapore, Singapore
Marsalis – Taiwan
Bartender: Te-Kai Yin Aka: Kae Yin
  • Pine Nut Road, Xinyi District No. 90 3F
  • Taipei, Taiwan

Marsalis – Taiwan

Bartender: Te-Kai Yin Aka: Kae Yin
Pine Nut Road, Xinyi District No. 90 3F Taipei, Taiwan
St. Regis Bar and Drawing Room – Thailand
Bartender: Supawit Muttarattana
  • 159 Rajadamri Road
  • Bangkok, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

St. Regis Bar and Drawing Room – Thailand

Bartender: Supawit Muttarattana
159 Rajadamri Road Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Sofitel Metropole – Vietnam
Bartender: Tien Tiep Pham
  • 15 Ngo Quyen Street
  • Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi Vietnam

Sofitel Metropole – Vietnam

Bartender: Tien Tiep Pham
15 Ngo Quyen Street Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Zuma Middle East - Dubai
Bartender: Jimmy Barrat
  • Gate Village 6
  • Sheikh Zayed Road
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Zuma Middle East - Dubai

Bartender: Jimmy Barrat
Gate Village 6 Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Momo at the souks - Lebanon
Bartender: Varia Dellalian
  • Beirut Souks
  • Jewellery souk, 7
  • Beirut, Beirut Lebanon

Momo at the souks - Lebanon

Bartender: Varia Dellalian
Beirut Souks Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
Comptoir Darna Marrakech – Morocco
Bartender: El Asfar Abderrahim AKA: Abdou El Asfar
  • Avenue Echouhada
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Comptoir Darna Marrakech – Morocco

Bartender: El Asfar Abderrahim AKA: Abdou El Asfar
Avenue Echouhada Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Asoka Bar – South Africa
Bartender: Brent Perremore
  • 68 Kloof Street
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 8001 South Africa

Asoka Bar – South Africa

Bartender: Brent Perremore
68 Kloof Street Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Phone: 27 21 422 0909
Oswald Haerdtl - Austria
Bartender: Bert Jachmann
  • Vienna, Vienna Austria

Oswald Haerdtl - Austria

Bartender: Bert Jachmann
Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Jigger’s / The Noble Drugstore – Belgium
Bartender: Olivier Jacobs
  • 16 Oudburg
  • Ghent, Flanders 9000 Belgium

Jigger’s / The Noble Drugstore – Belgium

Bartender: Olivier Jacobs
16 Oudburg Ghent, Flanders, Belgium
Ruby – Denmark
Bartender: Kasper Riewe Henriksen
  • Nybrogade 10
  • Copenhagen, 1203 Denmark

Ruby – Denmark

Bartender: Kasper Riewe Henriksen
Nybrogade 10 Copenhagen, Denmark
Le Forvm – France
Bartender: Alexis Taoufiq
  • 4 Boulevard Malesherbes
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75008 France

Le Forvm – France

Bartender: Alexis Taoufiq
4 Boulevard Malesherbes Paris, Île-de-France, France
Rivabar – Germany
Bartender: Harry Glockler
  • 142 S-Bahnbogen
  • Berlin, Berlin 10178 Germany

Rivabar – Germany

Bartender: Harry Glockler
142 S-Bahnbogen Berlin, Berlin, Germany
London Cocktail Shop – Great Britain
Bartender: Andy Mil
  • 61 Goodge Street
  • London, W1T 1TL United Kingdom

London Cocktail Shop – Great Britain

Bartender: Andy Mil
61 Goodge Street London, United Kingdom
The Gin Joint – Greece
Bartender: Vasileios Kyritis
  • Christou Lada 1
  • Athens, 10561 Greece

The Gin Joint – Greece

Bartender: Vasileios Kyritis
Christou Lada 1 Athens, Greece
Smile Tree - Italy
Bartender: Dennis Zoppi
  • Piazza della Consolata 9C
  • Turin, TO 10122 Italy

Smile Tree - Italy

Bartender: Dennis Zoppi
Piazza della Consolata 9C Turin, TO, Italy
Vesper Bar – Netherlands
Bartender: Fjalar Goud
  • Vinkenstraat 57
  • Amsterdam, North Holland 1013 JM The Netherlands

Vesper Bar – Netherlands

Bartender: Fjalar Goud
Vinkenstraat 57 Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands
No 19 – Norway
Bartender: Jesper Host
  • Mollergata 23
  • Oslo, 179 Norway

No 19 – Norway

Bartender: Jesper Host
Mollergata 23 Oslo, Norway
SIXTY Bar and Restaurant - Russia
Bartender: Denis Kryazhev
  • Presnenskaya nab., 12
  • Moscow, Moscow Russia

SIXTY Bar and Restaurant - Russia

Bartender: Denis Kryazhev
Presnenskaya nab., 12 Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Ohla Boutique Bar – Spain
Bartender: Giuseppe Santamaria
  • Via Laietana, 49
  • Barcelona, Catalonia 8003 Spain

Ohla Boutique Bar – Spain

Bartender: Giuseppe Santamaria
Via Laietana, 49 Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Le Rouge – Sweden
Bartender: Rikard Enell
  • Brunnsgränd 2-4
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County 11130 Sweden

Le Rouge – Sweden

Bartender: Rikard Enell
Brunnsgränd 2-4 Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Hirschli – Switzerland
Bartender: Armando Archundia
  • 9 Badstrasse
  • Baden, Aargau 5400 Switzerland

Hirschli – Switzerland

Bartender: Armando Archundia
9 Badstrasse Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
Hemmesphere - Australia
Bartender: Tim Philips
  • 252 George Street
  • Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

Hemmesphere - Australia

Bartender: Tim Philips
252 George Street Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

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