Where to Drink in Hong Kong
Collected by Tommy Alexander, AFAR Staff
Hong Kong, Central, 27-29 威靈頓街號元益大廈地下
Choices, choices. With over 200 wines on rotation here, you'll be glad for the resident Enomatic wine dispenser that allows you to sample individual wines by the full glass, half glass, or even just a taste. If you can't make up your mind, the...
30 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
An experience in a Japanese whisky and cocktail bar is unlike any other. Perfectionism is key to the bar's success, and each cocktail here is meticulously crafted to the finest detail. The white dinner jacket clad bartenders at this dim-lit...
44 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong
Enophiles, look no further for that rare glass of wine. During an annual trip, 121BC's sommelier visits artisanal wine producers in Italy. The idea is to select minimal interventionist wines, and based on this philosophy, to add exclusive, organic...
Hong Kong, Central, 中環港景街1號國際金融中心商場1期3樓1061號舖
Amo Eno is is amazingly advanced for a wine bar, as it should be for being in the largest wine market in the world. It’s located in Central District and feels really futuristic. To choose a wine, you navigate through the multi-touch LCD tabletops....
Hong Kong, Wan Chai, Star St, 灣仔永豐街31號地下
The Classified outlets dotted around town have always been a favorite respite from the rushing about during a typical Hong Kong day. This particular outlet in Wanchai is the perfect nook after browsing the specialty shops around Star Street. But...
8 Connaught Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong
Armani/Prive's is one of Hong Kong's prime nightspots and its rooftop terrace brings in crowds of the city's best dressed patrons year-round. In the summertime, this is the place to be for some of the city's best parties. Inside, music, spun by...
69 Stone Nullah Ln, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Located in a breezy alley on the edge of Wanchai, this cozy tavern serves up big-flavored meals made from locally-sourced ingredients under the guidance of a friendly chef, Vinny, and his smiling, attentive service crew. Sunday brunch of eggs...
Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui, Nathan Rd, 100號18/F, The One
The name says it all: This is the place to go for tapas and sangria. Spanish chef Quim Hernandez's signature dishes include potato pudding with cream, and the Silverglass Toast with Iberico Ham, but what better to pair his scrumptious menu, with...
56, 58 Hollywood Rd, Central, Hong Kong
The high-minded bartenders at Quinary capitalize on their proximity on Hollywood Road to Hong Kong’s best markets by browsing for unusual (and proprietary) regional spices that wake up all of your senses. Order the Quinary Sour, the house spin on...
48 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong
Also from the masterminds behind molecular cocktail lounge Quinary comes Hong Kong's first gin-focused bar. Barmaster Antonio Lai continues his reign here at Ori-gin, with the popular Barrel Aged Negroni and Chrysanthemum-gin based Remedy topping...
73 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong
Di Vino fills up quickly during post-work hours, and it's easy to see why. With a friendly, homey atmosphere and bearing Hong Kong's biggest "by the glass" offerings of any independent wine bar, this is the place to head to for a relaxing drink to...
118, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon, Hong Kong
Don’t let vertigo stop you from viewing Hong Kong's illuminated skyline from the highest bar in the world. Even the city’s tallest skyscrapers appear to be tiny dots when viewed from the Ozone, located on the 118th floor of West Kowloon’s...
PRINCES BUILDING, 10 Chater Rd, Central, Hong Kong
Atop the Prince's Building sits Sevva, one of the swankiest bars in town. Architectural buffs will also love its location for the wraparound terrace gives a great view of some of Hong Kong's most famous skyscrapers. There's no better way to get up...
8 Finance St, Central, Hong Kong
Red, at Two IFC, is the perfect after-shopping lounge and provides stunning views of the Hong Kong skyline while maintaining a dynamic vibe. Settle into one of the plush sofas indoors and chitchat with friends while the nearby DJ plays R&B tracks....
G/F, 93-99 Hill Road, Sai Wan, Hong Kong (HKU station exit A1, Shek Tong Tsui, Hong Kong
White interiors can appear stark and sterile. But when done right, white can evoke a sense of calm in a city that never sleeps. ethos, located at the Hong Kong University MTR stop, is the perfect example of this. Coupled with strong coffee and a...
129 Second St, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
If you think of gin and tonic as a nothing-special default cocktail, Ping Pong 129 Gintonería, across from exit B2 of the Sai Ying Pun station, just might change your mind. In a cavernous subterranean exping-pong training center that’s been given...
506 Lockhart Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Hong Kongers love their desserts, as evident by the many such joints dotted around town. But aside from the usual pomelo/mango sago creations, double-skin steamed milk pudding is also very satisfying - and good for you. Yee Shun's branches on the...
22 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
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