The Best Bars in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Causeway Bay is one of Hong Kong's drinking neighbourhoods
Causeway Bay is one of Hong Kong's drinking neighbourhoods | © Scott Barclay / Alamy Stock Photo
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20 June 2019

Of Hong Kong’s three main drinking neighbourhoods, Causeway Bay is the most varied. Here, you’ll find a great balance of venues for rowdy nights, romantic dates and everything in between. Take your pick of these great bars in Causeway Bay and enjoy a great night out.

Inn Side Out

Bar, Pub, American, $$$
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This casual bar is loud, fun and extremely laid-back. Peanut shells litter the floor and the beers come large and cold. The prices are unbeatable and you can watch your sports match of choice while indulging in a juicy burger. Inn Side Out is a great spot if you’re looking for somewhere unpretentious to drink.

Alto

Cocktail Bar, Steakhouse, $$$
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Cocktail at Alto
Alto is perched on the 31st floor above Causeway Bay | © Daniel Haddad

Perched on the 31st floor above Causeway Bay, Alto’s outdoor terrace is flanked by luscious green mountains on one side and the tranquil Victoria Harbour on the other. The outdoor bar seating, which faces the city’s skyscrapers, is perfect for sunsets and stargazing. The restaurant grill downstairs serves up some of the juiciest steaks in the city.

Frites

Gastropub, Pub, Belgian, $$$
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Beer
This pub is a great venue for large groups | © Daniel Haddad

This Belgian beerhouse is home to one of the largest selections of beers on tap in Hong Kong. Come between 3pm and 8pm on a weekday to enjoy the very wallet-friendly happy-hour prices. The lively atmosphere and long tables make this pub a great venue for large groups. Pair your beers with a big pot of moules for a true Belgian experience. Branches of this chain can also be found in Central, Wanchai and Quarry Bay.

Shelter

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Italian
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Shelter, Hong Kong
Shelter is the perfect place to unwind | © Daniel Haddad

Located in the luxurious Hysan shopping mall, Shelter is the perfect place to unwind after a shopping spree. The al fresco terrace is adorned with greenery, romantic mood lighting and a few curious pod-shaped recliners for you and your significant other to snuggle up in. The Italian restaurant inside serves up hearty and authentic dishes, all made from organic and locally sourced ingredients.

SKYE

Bar, Cocktail Bar, Asian, $$$
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If you’re after rooftop views with your tipple, Skye at The Park Lane Hotel will fit the bill. It’s one of the area’s newest and less well-known venues. Sitting on the 27th floor in one of Hong Kong’s most exclusive hotels, you’ll be drinking among the city’s social elite. The vast wine list, spectacular views and chic decor all combine to give you a very sophisticated night out.

Champagne Bar at Mira Moon

Bar, Contemporary
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Champagne Bar at Mira Moon
Champagne Bar at Mira Moon is an intimate venue | © Daniel Haddad

Located within a stylish boutique hotel, The Champagne Bar is an intimate venue where conversations can be had without shouting over loud dance music. Complement your champagne with a selection of creative nibbles and gaze out of the floor-to-ceiling windows, which give views of Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour.

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John Anthony

Restaurant, Chinese
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John Anthony, Hong Kong
Gin is the bar’s speciality | © Daniel Haddad

John Anthony’s Instagram-worthy space features high ceilings, plush floral couches and dusky pink hues. Gin is the bar’s speciality, with a selection of house-infused flavours used to create their signature gin and tonics. Sustainability is at the heart of the venue, which is evident in its reclaimed tiling and recycled coasters and straws. Check out their Cantonese restaurant if you’re craving a bite to eat after happy hour.

These recommendations were updated on June 20, 2019 to keep your travel plans fresh.