The World’s 50 Best Bars is headed to Madrid in Spain to reveal this year’s list on Tuesday 22nd October.  

Now in its 16th edition, the World's 50 Best Bars sees several days of satelite activities around the ceremony, with world-leading bartenders, bar owners and brands uniting in a showcase of global cocktail culture.

The list of The World’s 50 Best Bars 2024 will be anonymously voted for by a gender balanced Academy of more than 700 bartenders, consultants, writers and cocktail specialists from around the world, with the results independently adjudicated by Deloitte. 

For more on the Academy and the regional chairs, visit here.

Emma Sleight, head of content for The World’s 50 Best Bars, said: “We are delighted to bring The World’s 50 Best Bars 2024 to the vibrant streets of Madrid, a city long renowned for its outstanding hospitality.

"We look forward to gathering this incredible community together once more to honour the innovation, creativity, and unparalleled achievements of the world’s most exceptional mixology and to ignite the curiosity of cocktail lovers around the globe.”

Disclosure: CLASS editor Hamish Smith is The World's 50 Best Bars Chair for the UK & Ireland.