The annual event run by Drinks International saw 500 of the world's top bartenders celebrate Artesian winning for the third successive year. Here is the event in pictures.
Tom Sandham, who was joined by David Wondrich, presents The World's 50 Best Bars awards ceremony 2014.
Adi Isaak and Gilad Livnat from Imperial Craft in Tel Aviv take the title of Best Bar in Africa and the Middle East.
Renato Tato Giovannoni and Aline Vargas Alcobia of Buenos Aires' Floreria Atlantico win Best Bar in Latin America.They are joined on stage by Mario Navarro from award sponsor Botran Rums.
Anistatia Miller picks up the Best Bar in Asia award on behalf of Hidetsugu Ueno's High Five, which placed 9th. She is joined on stage by award sponsor Christina Torres from Torres wines.
Lewis Jaffrey of The Baxter Inn takes to the stage for the Asahi Best Bar in Australasia award. The Syndey bar took 7th spot in the list.
Andrew Fawcett picks up the award for Highest New Entry. His bar from Seattle, Canon, debuted at no.6. Fawcett is joined by Emiko Kaji from award sponsor Nikka.
Sam Ross and Michael McIlroy from Attaboy in New York which climbed 38 places to no.4 to take the Botran Highest Climber award.
The top two places of The World's 50 Best Bars 2014 are announced.
Bob Nolet of Ketel One presents the Best Bar in North America award to Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry from Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grogg, which finished second.
Simone Caporale and Alex Kratena celebrate their third straight win. Artesian is announced the winner of The World's 50 Best Bars 2014.
Left-right: Michael McIlroy (Attaboy), Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon (both Dead Rabbit Grocery & Grogg), Sam Ross (Attaboy), Simone Caporale and Alex Kratena (both Artesian).