After a hugely successful first edition that ranked and celebrated the 30 best bars in the country in 2019, Tulleeho and Man's World Magazine in association with Teacher’s now announce the second edition of 30 Best Bars India 2021.
Based on a nationwide poll of more than 200 bar enthusiasts and industry experts from a countrywide longlist of over 500 bars, the rankings and awards show honours India's 30 best bars, bartenders and bar teams whose impeccable service has set new standards in the country. The ranking for the year will be unveiled at the 30 Best Bars India 2021 Awards ceremony at The Leela Ambience Gurugram on January 19, 2022.
Announcing the second edition of India's 30 best bars, Mr Vikram Achanta, Founder and CEO Tulleeho says,"The past two years have been extremely hard for everyone, and the bar industry was no exception. It saw its share of business devastation with many bars shutting shop for good, a flurry of job cuts and staggering losses. It was certainly a grim phase for the businesses to navigate ,yet most sailed through despite the hard times, which is worth every bit of appreciation.30 Best Bars India 2021will be a celebration of the bar industry's resilience and its promising future."
Award Categories & Voting Process:
The first stage of thepoll over the last few months led to the creation of a Long List of
over 500 bars spread over more than a dozen cities in the country, based on the recommendations of 11 jury chairs and 70 bar enthusiasts & experts from across the country. The Long List is currently being pruned to a Short List of 100 bars based on three criteria, vote each of the bars got in the Long List jury poll, the size of the
bar industry in the individual cities, and geographical representation.
In the second stage, a jury of more than 200 bar enthusiasts, industry experts, connoisseurs and writers will vote for the 30 Best Bars in the country from the 100 bars ShortList, as also the best in the following categories,
Best Hotel Bar
Best Independent Bar
Best Cocktail Menu
Best Bar Design,
Best Restaurant Bar which will recognize the best of bars in restaurants which are otherwise known for their dining experience.
Besides the awards listed above, five more important awards will be presented at the ceremony.
People's Choice Award for the Best Bar
Best Microbrewery based on a national online poll
Best Vintage Bar will recognize a bart hat has been at the forefront of service and quality for more than 30 years and selected by MW & Tulleeho teams with inputs from industry experts.
A second nominated award will be the Industry Legend Award, which recognizes the lasting contribution of an industry veteran.
A one-off special award for 2021,Best Pandemic Response, will honour a bar that "turned defeat into victory" by reinventing itself during the pandemic through innovative new lines of business, which not only helped them survive the bad times but also saved jobs and continues to be an essential revenue stream
In the run-up to the 30 Best Bars India 2021 awards, 30 Best Bars in association with our sponsor partners will host a series of Masterclasses for the bartending community, Cocktail Workshops for consumers and a vibrant, week-long celebration of the best of the bar scene across 6 to 7 cities in India.
(Excerpt from a release)
Top 100 Bar shortlist 2021
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