Four bars in Seoul made the top 50 rankings as the 2020 list of Asia’s 50 Best Bars was recently released.
Ranked at #29 in Asia, Charles H maintained its status as The Best Bar in Korea, though fell from its #14 rank in Asia last year.
Charles H came in at #83 on the best bars in the world list last year, which is located at the Four Seasons Hotel in Jongno-gu, Seoul.
According to the Asia’s best bar website, it describes it as “Taking a cue from the Victorian Era, Charles H weaves together the dark, subterranean feel of New York Prohibition-era speakeasies with a sense of luxury and glamour via etched brass tabletops and an expansive 7m tapestry modeled after braided hairstyles from Korea’s Imperial family.”
Other Seoul-based bars on the list are Le Chamber in Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu at #49 which fell from #19 and Alice Cheongdam also in Gangnam at #47 which also fell from #29 in 2019.
Bar Cham in Jongno made its debut on the list at #50.
The fifth edition of the annual ranking named Jigger and Pony in Singapore the top bar in Asia.