- #64 Bar Trench (up from #77 last year, and #28 in 2017 Asia's Best ranking)
- #83 Star Bar (up from #87 last year, and #31 in 2017 Asia's Best ranking)
- #88 Gen Yamamoto (new entry to global list, and not in the 2017 Asia rankings)
- #93 Bar Orchard Ginza (new entry to the global list, #25 in the 2017 Asia's Best ranking)
Last year there was only one Tokyo bar in the global top 50: High Five at #23. It's kept the same spot in the Asia rankings this year, so should we expect it in the global top 50 again this year? Will it be joined by other Tokyo bars? We'll find out tonight!
Just a bonus: here's an interview with Nico de Soto, who will complete visiting all 50 bars on the 2016 list soon.
Whiskey Richard is the founder of nomunication.jp, and has been saying he has lived in Japan for ten years for the past four years. He enjoys drinking basically anything except straight-up Campari.