After two years of having to do their announcement online, Asia’s 50 Best Bars Award is coming to Bangkok next week and you can participate by drinking at these guest shifts around the city.


Apr 25

Home Cocktail Bar from Delhi takes over Independence Bar—the newest bar from the Teens of Thailand guys.


All-American classic craft cocktail bar The Diplomat from Hong Kong brings everyone’s favorite Americana cocktails to Thonglor’s Find The Locker Room.

Apr 26

Malaysia’s Backdoor Bodega takes over Rabbit Hole.


Drink cocktails from last year’s #6 best bar, Manhattan Bar from Singapore, at Lennon’s Bar.


Drink Me: Chase the white rabbit to Alice, the Alice in Wonderland-themed bar from South Korea, all the way to ABar Rooftop.


Scrappy's Bitters brand ambassador Eric Sabloniere takes over Opium Bar.


Australia’s Maybe Sammy joins with their sister bar Dean & Nancy on 22 to take over Soi Convent’s Vesper.


Bringing Bali to Bangkok with Potato Head Beach Club takeover at Tropic City.


Soi Nana Double Shifts

Going from 8pm to midnight, these bars are splitting two guest shifts; for more information on which shift goes up first, follow the bar’s social media.

“Reservation only” Sago House from Singapore brings their potions to Teens of Thailand, accompanied by another guest shift by Adrian Besa from Mandarin Oriental, Singapore.


Grab drinks from ​​Singapore The Ritz-Carlton’s Republic Bar at Asia Today, and also two other bars from Singapore—Native Bar and Analogue Bar—on the same night.


Rum and whiskey night at Tax with Singapore’s rum-focused Cocktail Pub Sugarhall and Daniel E., Southeast Asia’s Dewar’s Whisky Ambassador.


Apr 27

South Korea's Southside Parlor takes over Charoenkrung's tropical bar Tropic City.


Drink cocktails inspired by Alfonso X of Castile, the 13th-century Spanish monarch who allegedly invented tapas, by The Wise King Bar via Hong Kong at Firefly Bar.


Rosewood Hong Kong, home of DarkSide Bar, serves dark-everything—from dark spirits to dark chocolate—at their Bangkok counterpart in the Rosewood’s Lennon’s Bar.


Taste Singapore’s rooftop bar Smoke & Mirrors cocktails at Ms. Jiggers.


Rabbit Hole opens their bar for a South Korean takeover by Alice bar.


Apr 29

2021’s third best bar in the world, Paradiso, from Spain brings their signature cocktails to The Loft.


Singapore’s Nutmeg & Clove, Republic Bar, and Mandarin Oriental Bar take over Find The Locker Room.


Leon Tan, formerly Native—a bar focused on sustainability—goes behind the bar at Ms. Jigger.


Chongnonsi’s Sampan Bar hosts Hong Kong’s The Wise King.


Escape opens their bar for South Korea’s Southside Parlor.


Mahaniyom, the new bar by the brains behind the late Backstage Cocktail Bar, hosts South Korea’s Zest.


Visit yet another South Korean bar in town, Bar Soko, at The House on Sathorn.


Campari lovers head over Vesper and welcome Camparino in Galleria, which has been appreciating Italian aperitivo culture since 1915.

Charoenkrung's Tropic City opens their door for Bar Tesouro from Goa, India.


Andrew Pang, the Beam Suntory Regional Brand Ambassador, goes behind the bar Thonglor's Rabbit Hole.

Apr 30

You can stay in Soi Nana for the entire night hopping between Teens of Thailand, which hosts The Cocktail Club from Jakarta; The Elephant Room from Singapore at Asia Today; Revival Bar from Singapore at Tax; and Peter Chua—a top bartender from Singapore—hailing from Night Hawk takes over Independence Bar.

For Aperol Spritz, pool, and sunset, head over to The Okura Prestige Bangkok.


The only guest shift by last year Asia's 50 Best Bars' number one and 7th best in the world, Coa, from Hong Kong takes place at Sukhumvit's new drinking spot The Deck on Soi 20.


Catch the unofficial closing party at Tropic City featuring Low Tide and Sago House with Jay Gray, Desiree Jane Silva and George Abishek, followed by Grime Time with Keith Motsi and Holly Graham.