Urban Junkies: Best New Bars 2010

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Our friends over at Urban Junkies just published their annual round-up of the year’s best new bars. Click through to read the full piece (link below). But for those of you in a rush, here’s a rundown of the winners…

Best Overall Launch of the Year: The Savoy
Best for Design: ECC Chinatown
Best for Fun: Public
Best for Cocktails: Purl
Best for Crowd: The Starland Social Club / Danger of Death
Best Surprise Hit: Dick’s Bar @ El Camion
Last Minute Mention (Best Latecomer): Nightjar
Most Anticipated Openings of 2011: QV (the new Quo Vadis bar headed up by Paul Mant), Jonathan Downey’s East Room replacement/sequel (we’ve also been hearing some rather succulent rumours about the space he’s nabbed), and who can forget the return of Hugh Heffner’s Playboy Club set to open in Mayfair with a confirmed Salvatore Calabrese at the cocktail helm?

via Urban Junkies