Canada’s Best New Bars in 2018

From a Havana-conjuring tropical hangout on Vancouver’s Main Street to a sleek, mid-century drinking den near the Dartmouth waterfront, here is the list of Top 10 best new bars in Canada in 2018.

Based on recommendations from a panel of bartenders, chefs, sommeliers, mixologists and industry experts, Air Canada launched Canada’s Best New Bars, presented by American Express. With its first-ever Top 10 list, the airline shines a spotlight on the country’s best places to grab a pint, sip a pinot and toast a martini.

The 2018 Top 10 for Canada’s Best New Bars are:

  1. The Watch That Ends the Night, Dartmouth
  2. Mulberry Bar, Toronto
  3. Little Hong Kong, Edmonton
  4. Nhâu Bar, Montreal
  5. Tocador, Vancouver
  6. Paris Paris, Toronto
  7. Godspeed, Toronto
  8. El Pequeño, Montreal
  9. Nénuphar, Québec
  10. Paddy’s Barbecue & Brewery, Calgary

This year’s lineup for Canada’s Best New Bars 2018 represent and celebrate diversity in Canadian bar culture. The list features bars that have launched across the country over the last 12 months and highlights the quality of drinks, along with the bars’ ambiance and customer experience. The Top 10 for Canada’s Best New Bars and their accomplishments will be featured in the October issue of Air Canada’s enRoute onboard magazine. In addition, a selection of the Top 10 bars will be showcased at Canada’s Best New Restaurants celebration on October 25, 2018.

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