• A huge congratulations to The Old Man, The Wise King, Quinary, COA and Draftland Taipei for making this year’s Asia’s Best Bars 2019 list

    Congratulations to all the winners of Asia’s 50 Best Bar Awards 2019. We would like to extend a special shoutout to bars in Hong Kong and Taiwan, including The Old Man, The Wise King, Quinary, COA and Draftland Taipei. The Old Man, opened in 2017 by Agung Prabowo, James Tamang and Roman Ghale, snatched the coveted #1 spot this year as Asia’s Best Bar 2019. New entries to the list such as The Wise King and Draftland Taipei debuted at #18 and #45, respectively. COA, the Oaxacan-inspired artisanal cocktail bar by Jay Khan broke into the list as the highest new entry at rank #12.