Seoul Grabs 4 Spots in Asia’s Top 50 Best Bars List

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.”

Charles H at the Four Seasons in Seoul. Image: Four Seasons

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.

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