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American Bar in London is the World’s Best Bar in 2017. (Photo courtesy of American Bar.)

London dominated this year’s World’s 50 Best Bars list this year, occupying all but one of the top five rankings. The U.S. brought home 13 awards, with The Nomad in New York placing third, making it the country’s best bar. New York boasts seven spots on the list, including #16 Dante, headed by Food Republic contributor Naren Young. Last year’s top bar, The Dead Rabbit falls to number five this year, while American Bar in London rose from the second spot to be crowned this year’s World’s Best Bar.

Here’s the release and the list in full:

The World’s 50 Best Bars 2017 provides a definitive list of the world’s best drinking venues, voted for by those in the know. The final list is compiled by votes from an academy of 500 of the most renowned names in the drinks industry. Here it is, in its entirety.

  1. American Bar, London
  2. Dandelyan, London
  3. The Nomad, New York
  4. Connaught Bar, London
  5. The Dead Rabbit, New York
  6. The Clumsies, Athens
  7. Manhattan, Singapore
  8. Attaboy, New York
  9. Bar Termini, London
  10. Speak Low, Shanghai
  11. Little Red Door, Paris
  12. Happiness Forgets, London
  13. High Five, Tokyo
  14. Licoreria Limantour, Mexico City
  15. Atlas, Singapore
  16. Dante, New York
  17. Oriole, London
  18. Broken Shaker, Miami Beach
  19. Candelaria, Paris
  20. Himkok, Oslo
  21. The Gibson, London
  22. Black Pearl, Melbourne
  23. Floreria Atlantico, Buenos Aires
  24. Operation Dagger, Singapore
  25. 28 HongKong Street, Singapore
  26. Trick Dog, San Francisco
  27. Sweet Liberty, Miami Beach
  28. Indulge Experimental Bistro, Taipei
  29. Lost & Found, Nicosia
  30. Baba Au Rum, Athens
  31. Tippling Club, Singapore
  32. Blacktail, New York
  33. Jerry Thomas Speakeasy Rome
  34. Le Syndicat, Paris
  35. Tales & Spirits, Amsterdam
  36. Bar Benfiddich, Tokyo
  37. Employees Only, New York
  38. Schumann’s, Munich
  39. La Factoria, San Juan
  40. Quinary, Hong Kong
  41. Aviary, Chicago
  42. Mace, New York
  43. Nightjar, London
  44. Linje Tio, Stockholm
  45. The Baxter Inn, Sydney
  46. ABV, San Francisco
  47. Native, Singapore
  48. Tommy’s, San Francsico
  49. Lobster Bar, Hong Kong
  50. Imperial Craft, Tel Aviv