Food & Drink

KLís Omakase + Appreciate Placed 41st In Asia's 50 Best Bars 2017

See who else made the list.

BY editors | Jun 22, 2017 | Reviews

The second annual ranking of Asia’s 50 Best Bars was announced yesterday, and speakeasy bar, Omakase + Appreciate has proudly placed Malaysia on the list, for the second time. (Congratulations, you guys!) Omakase + Appreciate which hides at the Lower Ground of Bagunan Ming Annexe has been opened since 2013, and still stays as one of the most popular bars in KL.

Asia’s 50 Best Bars hand-picked almost 200 industry experts from across Asia to vote. The result is a diverse and eclectic mix of bars from 14 cities in 10 countries, with restaurant bars, speakeasies, hotel bars and tiki-themed venues populating the list. Asia’s 50 Best Bars also boasts 18 new entries in its second year, reflecting the dynamic nature of Asia’s bar scene.

See the full list here:

1. Manhattan, Singapore
2. Speak Low, Shanghai
3. High Five, Tokyo
4. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
5. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei
6. Operation Dagger, Singapore
7. Quinary, Hong Kong
8. Stockton, Hong Kong
9. The Union Trading Company, Shanghai
10. Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
11. Tippling Club, Singapore
12. Atlas, Singapore
13. The Bamboo Bar at Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, Bangkok
14. Gibson, Singapore
15. Alice Cheongdam, Seoul
16. The Pontiac, Hong Kong
17. Employees Only Singapore, Singapore
18. Backstage Cocktail Bar, Bangkok
19. Sober Company, Shanghai
20. Native, Singapore
21. Jigger & Pony, Singapore
22. Bar BenFiddich, Tokyo
23. The Curator Coffee & Cocktails, Manila
24. Zuma, Hong Kong
25. Bar Orchard Ginza, Tokyo
26. 8 1/2 Otto e Mezzo Bombana, Hong Kong
27. Charles H, Seoul
28. Bar Trench, Tokyo
29. D.Bespoke, Singapore
30. Nutmeg & Clove, Singapore
31. Star Bar, Tokyo
32. Le Chamber, Seoul
33. Janes & Hooch, Beijing
34. Q&A Bar, Bangkok
35. The Other Room, Singapore
36. Lamp Bar, Nara
37. Aer Bar & Lounge, Mumbai
38. Sugarhall, Singapore
39. East End, Taipei
40. Vesper, Bangkok
41. Omakase + Appreciate, Kuala Lumpur
42. The Chinnery, Hong Kong
43. Potato Head Beach Club, Bali
44. Bar D.Still, Seoul
45. ABV, Makati
46. Teens of Thailand, Bangkok
47. Keepers, Seoul
48. Dr. Fern's Gin Parlour, Hong Kong
49. Club Boys Saloon, Taipei
50. The Night Rooster, Bali