Goa’s Bar Tesouro has been adjudged India’s finest bar for 2021, in keeping with the most recent bar rating launched by beverage training agency Tulleeho and the month-to-month Man’s World Journal.
Sidecar (New Delhi) and Copitas (4 Seasons Lodge, Bangalore) have taken the second and third spots within the second version of 30 Finest Bars India, for which an awards ceremony was hosted at Le Méridien, Gurgaon, on March 23.
The Bombay Canteen (Mumbai), Lair (New Delhi), Hoots’ (Vasant Vihar, New Delhi), Comorin (Gurgaon), PCO (New Delhi), AER (4 Seasons Lodge, Mumbai), and Raahi: Neo Kitchen & Bar (Bangalore) have discovered a spot within the high 10.
(L to R) Radhakrishnan Nair and Vikram Achanta (3)
The highest-rankers emerged from a listing of 500 bars from 12 cities, shortlisted on the suggestions of 11 jury members and 70 bar fans and consultants. These bars have been then reduce to 100 on the premise of three parameters: vote of jury members, measurement of the bar business within the metropolis, and geographical illustration. A 200-member jury then selected the winners.
This yr’s rating and awards additionally acknowledged bartenders and bar groups, judged by 20 business consultants. Navjot Singh from Lair (New Delhi) received the most effective bartender award, whereas Tesouro received the most effective bar workforce award. “I’ve travelled to bars throughout Europe, Asia and North America. From a cocktail and beverage programme perspective, we’re reaching these requirements. A principal distinction between Indian and bars internationally is that in London, Singapore and Hong Kong, you can see bars simply specializing in drinks. I believe that’s what the Indian business will evolve to,” says Vikram Achanta, founder & CEO of Tulleeho and co-curator of 30 Finest Bars.
High three’s advice
Bar Tesouro (Goa): Salcette Salsa
Sidecar (New Delhi): Yang’s Previous Common
Copitas (4 Seasons Lodge, Bangalore): Regalo