The UK is the second largest contributor to The World’s 50 Best Bars 51-100 list, upping its membership from four to five bars for 2021.

The secondary list, published today by organiser William Reed in the run up to the World’s 50 Best Bars ceremony on Tuesday 7 December, sees bars from 34 cities across 26 countries and features 28 different venues to the 2020 edition.

Ryan Chetiyawardana’s Lyaness, which in its former guise as Dandelyan was named the World’s Best Bar, and Mia Johansson and Bobby Hiddleston’s Swift both drop down from the main list to no.55 and no.57 respectively.

Satan’s Whiskers in Bethnal Green made the under list for the fourth time (2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021) – this year coming in at No.73.

Remy Savage and Paul Lougrat’s A Bar with Shapes for a Name debuts at No.77; while Side Hustle at Nomad London – helmed by Davide Segat and Pietro Collina - is at No.80.

The UK was second to only the US (7) in terms of countries with the most bars in the 51-100 list, and leads Europe, which as a region contributed more than any other with 20 bars from 10 countries.

Meanwhile, it is the first time an African bar from outside of South Africa has featured on any World’s 50 Best Bars list - Hero Bar from Nairobi ranked at no. 70.

The 51-100 list is characterised by rising stars of the bar industry that often go on to ascend to the main list the following year, but also gives us some clues as to the make up of the top 50 unveiled next week.

Alongside Lyaness and Swift, those from the 2020 top 50 list that will not be present this year are: Bar Trigona from Kuala Lumpur (52), Alquímico from Cartagena (53), Employees Only from New York (60), Himkok from Oslo (79), Buck & Breck from Berlin (83) and Carnaval in Lima (88).

Up until this year, Employees Only was the only bar that had featured in every list since The World’s 50 Best Bars was founded in 2009.

Mark Sansom, content editor for The World’s 50 Best Bars, said “The extended 51-100 list of The World’s 50 Best Bars sees a record number of 28 new entries from 26 countries in 2021, which reflects how brilliant bar scenes are diversifying and expanding across the world.

“The bars announced today have continued with inspiring resilience to overcome the challenges that they have been faced with in recent months and this extended list will shine a wider spotlight than ever before. As over half the list are new entries, we hope it will continue to be an inspiration to emerging bars around the world.”

The 51-100 list in full

51 Locale Firenze Florence Italy

52 Bar Trigona Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

53 Alquímico Cartagena Colombia

54 Double Chicken Please New York USA

55 Lyaness London UK

56 Byrdi Melbourne Australia

57 Swift London UK

58 Bulgari Bar Dubai Dubai UAE

59 Penicillin Hong Kong China

60 Employees Only New York USA

61 Kumiko Chicago USA

62 Tropic City Bangkok Thailand

63 Sago House Singapore Singapore

64 The Court Rome Italy

65 Tesouro by Firefly Goa India

66 Thunderbolt Los Angeles USA

67 Red Frog Lisbon Portugal

68 Dead End Paradise Beirut Lebanon

69 Danico Paris France

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70 Hero Bar Nairobi Kenya

71 28 HongKong Street Singapore Singapore

72 Argo Hong Kong China

73 Satan's Whiskers London UK

74 Barro Negro Athens Greece

75 Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen Cape Town South Africa

76 The Bellwood Tokyo Japan

77 A Bar with Shapes for a Name London UK

78 A Bar Called Gemma Stockholm Sweden

79 Himkok Oslo Norway

80 Side Hustle London UK

81 Barbary Coast Singapore Singapore

82 L'Antiquario Naples Italy

83 Buck & Breck Berlin Germany

84 1862 Dry Bar Madrid Spain

85 Cera & Bruno Vanzan Milan Italy

86 Art of Duplicity Cape Town South Africa

87 Tan Tan Noodle Bar São Paulo Brazil

88 Carnaval Lima Peru

89 Sweet Liberty Miami USA

90 BKK Social Club Bangkok Thailand

91 AHA Saloon Taipei Taiwan

92 The Cambridge Public House Paris France

93 Flying Dutchmen Cocktails Amsterdam Netherlands

94 Hope & Sesame Guangzhou China

95 Hoots' New Delhi India

96 Fréquence Paris France

97 Tales & Spirits Amsterdam Netherlands

98 Savas Bar Madrid Spain

99 Death & Co Los Angeles USA

100 Leyenda New York USA