Bar Awards reveal: Here are your Top 12 Gin Bars for 2022!

Gin Lane, Sydney

So, as it’s nearly time for the announcement of all the finalists for the 21st Annual Bartender Magazine Australian Bar Awards, we are going to share with you some sneak peaks in the lead up.

There are so many gins on the market these days and what better way to sample them than to visit one of the country’s leading gin bars. At each of these 12 finalist bars, you’ll find a carefully curated gin selection and gin cocktails to match.

These are the 2022 best gin bars in Australia as voted by you – the Australian bar industry.

Society Salamanca, Hobart

The Bar Awards will take place on Wednesday, 7th September this year at Doltone House, and is just one of the 30-plus events in store for Sydney Bar Week this year, which takes place from September 3-7 September— click here to visit the and check out the full timetable.

And if you’re a finalist in this year’s awards, ticket sales will launch at as soon as the print issue lands in bars and mailboxes. Tickets are exclusively available for sponsors and the bar trade.

Take a look at the 12 best gin bars in Australia below & huge congrats to all the finalists:

Gin Bar of the Year

Proudly sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin

Bar Torino, Adelaide, SA

Barber Shop, Sydney, NSW

Covent Garden, Brisbane, QLD

Frank Mac’s, Sydney, NSW

Frisk Small Bar, Perth, WA

Gin Lane, Chippendale, NSW

Gin Palace, Melbourne, VIC

Hains & Co, Adelaide, SA

Malt & Juniper, Adelaide, SA

Moya’s Juniper Lounge, Redfern, NSW

Society Salamanca, Hobart, TAS

The Koutetsu, Newcastle, NSW