The bar plays an important role in our social lives. Throughout the west, the bar is a place to go to relax, meet friends, discuss business or just forget your sorrows. Most of us have a good local bar, pub or hotel that is our home from home after a tough day. And bars around the world can become renowned for their hospitality. Some are made famous through film, literature or just sheer good reputation. Here are some of the most famous bars in the world.
There is no more famous bar in the world than, the Ritz in Paris. Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald are amongst two notable figures who frequented the famous Parisian hotel bar. The bar now takes its name from its most famous client and is called the Hemingway Bar,
Harry’s bar in Venice, Italy is another bar that was populated by notable figures since it opened in 1931. Hemingway was also a regular visitor here alongside Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock, Truman Capote and Orson Welles.
At the Eagle and Child pub in Oxford, England, J.R.R. Tolkien came up with the Hobbit after a drink with his author friend C.S. Lewis.
The Long Bar at the Raffles Hotel in Singapore has also become famous thanks to its guest list, Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling amongst two of them.
Mary McBride’s pub in Chushenden, Northern Ireland used to be the smallest pub in the world. It no longer since it was extended after Mary died but is in perhaps one of the prettiest places on earth and is a hot tourist attraction.
Whilst all these bars have completely different decors, sell different drinks and are based in different parts of the world, they all have one thing in common; a well equipped bar. No matter what the clientele; from Ernest Hemingway to Joe the plumber a good bar needs to be well stocked and well equipped.
Whether it’s a pub. bar, hotel or restaurant it is it needs to have the right equipment and ensuring you have a good bar equipment supplier is crucial to any successful business.