Great Whisky Bars of the world

Recently we launched a new scheme to honour the world's best whisky bars. As this exciting scheme has grown form strength to strength Whisky Magazine has been inundated with more suggestions.
By Rob Allanson
Here are the latest recipients of these prestigious awards – congratulations to all of them.Allen’s, Toronto, Canada
Ballygrant Inn & Restaurant,
Isle of Islay, Scotland
Bar & Cigar, Oslo, Norway
Brasserie del Camaleonte, Paratico, Italy
Brooks Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
Buchanan’s, Calgary, Canada
Enoteca, Fitzroy, Australia
Gemor, Toyohashi-city, Japan
Golden Tulip Bero, Oostende, Belgium
Hotel Skansen Dram Shop,
Farjestaden, Sweden
Kiln and Pagoda, Tulsa, USA
Kipling’s, Makati, Philippines
Le Bon Bock Cafe, Roma, Italy
Le Forum, Paris, France
Loch Torridon Country House Hotel,
Highland, Scotland
Mathers Bar, Edinburgh, Scotland
Minmore House Hotel, Glenlivet, Scotland
Museo del Whisky, San Sebastian, Spain
Nottingham Forest, Milano, Italy
O’Loclainn’s Whisky Bar, Ballyvaughan,
Republic of Ireland
Old Glory Bar-B-Que,
Washington DC, USA
Paparazzi Cocktail Bar and Ristorante,
Bratislava, Slovakia
Republic, Lillestrom, Norway
Scanlan’s Tavern, Gernika-Lumo, Spain
Taychreggan Hotel, Taynuilt, Scotland
The Feathers, Toronto, Canada
The Fisherman’s Retreat, Bury, England
The Glue Pot, Swindon, England
The Grill, Aberdeen, Scotland
The Lunar Rogue Pub, Fredericton, Canada
The Malt Shovel, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Scottish Arms, Saint Louis, USA
The Westport Inn, Rennes, France
The William Shakespeare Pub, Hollviken, Sweden
Tuanchaubar, Halong, Vietnam
Twisted Spoke, Cook, USA
Via Allegro, Toronto, Canada
Vineria Marruka, Potenza, Italy
Waldhaus am See, St Moritz, Switzerland
Watermelody, Muiden, Netherlands
Whiskey Bar, Denver, USA
Widder Bar, Zurich, SwitzerlandWe want to honour and recognise any bar that is making an effort to promote quality whisky. If you have a recommendation send details to or log on to and follow the link.We will check out the nominees and send successful outlets a special certificate to display in the bar.