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Quiz: Legendary bars and pubs of the world

Conjuring up images of Ernest Hemingway sitting in a corner, or of the creation of cocktails like the Singapore Sling, the world's bars have contributed much to the world of travel

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The Singapore Sling was created in Singapore’s Raffles hotel, but in which bar?

Writers Bar

Long Bar

Tiger Bar

Vic’s Bar

The Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago was a hangout of who?

John Dillinger

Ma Barker

Bonnie and Clyde

Al Capone

Which drink was invented in Harry’s Bar, Venice?



Aperol Spritz


Hemingway said “My mojito in the Bodequito del Medio and my daquiri in the …” which Cuban bar?

El Chanchullero

Old Havana

Buena Vista

El Floridita

Set in an atmospheric candle-lit cellar, London’s oldest wine bar is called…





This watering hole, known as The Pub, was where actor Oliver Reed had his last drink. Where is it?

Beirut, Lebanon


Valletta, Malta

Palma, Mallorca

Peter Café Sport is a legendary sailor’s bar. Where is it?

Horta, The Azores

Key West, Florida

Bridgetown, Barbados

Mindelo, Cape Verde

London’s American Bar is believed to be Britain’s oldest surviving cocktail bar. Which hotel is it in?


The Ritz

The Savoy


The New York Bar at the Park Hyatt in Tokyo has a starring role in which movie?

Kill Bill Volume 1

Lost in Translation

You Only Live Twice

The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift

Visitors to the remote Daly Waters pub in Australia’s Northern Territory often leave memorabilia behind, including what item that is then hung from the ceiling?





The South Pole Inn in Annascaul, Ireland, was opened by which polar explorer in the 1920s?

Ernest Shackleton

Tom Crean

Mortimer McCarthy

Frank Worsley

In which American city will you find Tootsies Orchid Lounge, known for its live music?



New Orleans


This bar claims to be the oldest in South Africa. What is it called?

The Bathurst

The Foresters

Pig and Whistle Inn

The Lamb and Lion

The historic Grapes pub in Limehouse, London, is co-owned by which famous actor?

Sir Ian McKellan

Colin Firth

Hugh Laurie

Michael Caine

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