Design: 20 Of The World’s Most Stylish Bars

COMPILED BY Lindi Brownell Meiring IMAGES via Restaurant & Bar Design Awards

The 214-strong shortlist for the distinguished Restaurant & Bar Design Awards has been announced. We picked 20 of the list’s seriously stylish bars (nominated in the International Bar category) to share with you.

Browse the gallery above to find out who designed some of the most beautiful bars in the world, and where you can find them.

1. PM Club, Bulgaria (Design: MODE)

2. VOGUE Lounge, Thailand (Design: David Collins Studio)

3. Greene Street Juice Co., Australia (Design: Travis Walton Architecture)

4. Toranomon HOP, Japan (Design: A.N.D.)

5. Jajo, Israel (Design: Studio Dan Troim)

6. Manhattan, Singapore (Design: Distillery)

7. Bar Raval, Canada (Design: PARTISANS)

8. Le Bar du Plaza Athénée, France (Design: Jouin Manku)

9. Stop Motion, China (Design: One Plus Partnership)

10. Corda Bar, Belgium (Design: Creneau International)

11. District 6, India (Design: M-style, Inc.)

12. Secret Garden, China (Design: Kris Lin)

13. Hell’s Kitchen Melville, South Africa (Design: Studio A)

14. La Cava, United Arab Emirates (Design: HOK)

15. Parq, United States (Design: Davis Ink)

16. Flask & The Press, China (Design: Alberto Caiola)

17. Archie Rose Distilling Co., Australia (Design: Acme & Co)

18. Lobby Bar, Mexico (Design: Hirsch Bedner Associates)

19. Stillery Gin, Australia (Design: Bates Smart)

20. Sisters, United States (Design: hOmE Studio)

We also featured 23 of the world’s most stylish restaurants, nominated in the International Restaurant award category.