From Singapore to Sheffield, innovative concepts are rife across the world’s bar scene. After scouring the globe to uncover the best new drinking dens to open their doors, here’s what we found.

From a neighbourhood bar and restaurant to the latest project from the founders of renowned haunt The Old Man, a host of exciting new venues have welcomed drinkers over the past month.

October also saw the opening of a new hotel bar in Canada serving Italian-inspired cocktails, while cocktail lovers in Amsterdam could visit a new venture from bartenders Tess Posthumus and Timo Janse.

Take a look through our gallery to find out more about the hottest bars that opened in October.

Know of a new opening we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below.