From the people who have been delivering trustworthy guidebooks to every destination in the world for 40 years,Lonely Planet´s 50 Bars To Blow Your Mind handpicks the world´s most extraordinary drinking holes, from caverns and island party havens to a bar nestled in an ancient tree trunk.
This pocket-sized gift book showcases 50 of the world´s best bars and is the perfect gift for anyone interested in the best places in the world for a drink. Whether they boast a jaw-dropping location, world-class artisan cocktails or effortless cool, these bars are among the best places on the planet to enjoy a drink or two.
How have we whittled down this list? Some bars have earned their spot by playing up their obvious assets, whether it´s an interesting urban location or a stunning natural setting. Others are champions of the basics, be they cocktails or single liquors, while still others do something dramatically unusual or fun; some are so quirky it´s impossible not to marvel over a custom-made cocktail. But perhaps the secret sauce in all this is genuine desire to delight each person who walks through the door. It´s a love of hospitality and an enthusiasm for the precious drop.
Whether you´re a fan of barefoot, surfside imbibing or you prefer sophisticated cocktails in stylish surrounds, it´s time to plan your list. Cheers, salut, bottoms up. See you at the bar.
Wow factor // Beautiful bars
Mixology // Cocktail bars
A´brewin´ // Craft beer bars
Shh! // Hidden bars
Rhythm // Music & party bars
Whimsy // Quirky bars
About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world´s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet. Lonely Planet´s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.
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