Don’t get fooled by the name of New Territories and thinking it is a new region in Hong Kong
. With its boundary sprawling over nine districts, including Sai Kung, Sha Tin, and Tsuen Wan, you can easily take your pick when it comes to drinking establishments, from vintage cocktails bars and high-end pubs, to German-inspired beer halls. Here’s your guide to dining and drinking at the best bars in New Territories, Hong Kong.
Prime Bar & Restaurant
If your friend is working overtime and will be late for dinner, pick a Fruit Daiquiri from the Prime menu and enjoy its fresh and fruity flavour. The décor is stylish and modern, with televisions are hung on the walls in Prime Bar & Restaurant while lounges and stools are in red, silvery and black colour. The beverage list features wine and mixed drinks, like the Gunners that is blended with gingle ale, ginger beer and bitters.
Shop 37, Tai Wo Center, 15 Tai Wo Road, Tai Po, HK, +852 35654258
New York Café & Bar
As a popular dining spot in Yuen Long, New York Café & Bar uses the prosperous yet modern atmosphere of Manhattan as a blueprint, and furbishes its interior with classy black tables and chairs, white brick walls, and framed photos of skyscrapers in New York. The crispy biscuit served with ranch and mushroom cream soup are the must-try appetizers on the well-curated menu. To delight your tastebuds with appetizing American dishes, you’d better reserve a table for either lunch or dinner.
Shop 33-34, G/F, Traffic Plaza, 2-6 Fung Cheung Road, Yuen Long, HK, +852 2479638
Pool Bar At Hyatt
Surrounded by the emerald green landscape and serene scenery of the Kau To Shan mountains, the Pool Bar at the Hyatt Regency in Sha Tin offers the luxurious experience of enjoying light refreshments and premium wine while dipping in a spacious outdoor swimming pool. From summer delights, like the pamelo smoothie, to speciality wines including Bordeaux from France and Stoneburn from New Zealand, Poor Bar provides a comprehensive drink menu. Mussels, shrimps, crabs, and lobsters are served at night, not to mention appetizing salad, roasted meat, and artisan desserts.
Pool, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin, 18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, +852 37231234
Berliner German Bar And Restaurant
Don’t blame Berliner German Bar and Restaurant for igniting your craving to visit Germany or evoking your nostalgic memories of Berlin. Here, you’ll be impressed by Berliner’s authentic German dishes. The signature dish pork knuckle, that undergoes four hours of marinating, boiling and roasting, has a tender quality and crispy skin. The weisswurst, also called ‘white sausage’ in Bavaria, should also not be missed. Flavoured with parsley, onions, ginger, lemon and cardamom, it has a find texture and delicate and light flavour, which is perfect with German wheat beer.
Shop 531-540, 5/F, Metroplaza, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong, HK, +852 27962203
Levelthirty Lounge & Bar
Bar, Restaurant, British, American, Seafood, Pub Grub
Levelthirty Lounge & Bar
Bragging about its open-air terrace, feast your eyes on the racecourse in Shatin and the splendid city’s nightscape, Levelthirty is located inside the Marriott Hotel. If you’re a seafood lover, you’d be hard-pressed to find any as fresh and savoury as the oysters at Levelthirty. Serving multi-national cuisines, you can either pick the British pork sausage with truffle honey mustard or American buffalo wings from the assorted menu. In addition to providing a variety of European and Asian refreshments, the signature cocktails are another highlight.
Rooftop, Courtyard By Marriott Hong Kong Sha Tin, 1 On Ping Street, Sha Tin, +852 39408388
With floor-to-ceiling windows, the interior of Cossi is dominated by fresh, woody notes, and is thick with a North European style that imbues a relaxing and homey atmosphere. The wooden wall is festooned with postcards from Europe, and classical clocks. Kelvin, the owner of Cossi, is a jazz hobbyist, so don’t be surprised when you find the legendary Revox tape recorder produced in 1970s playing Miles Davis’ ‘So What’ or Lee Morgan’s ‘The Sidewinder’. The menu offers delights like fried chicken wings made with mushrooms, minced shrimp, and Chinese marinated sausage. Order a tailor-made cocktail and have a taste.
G/F, 19-27 Tai Pa Street, Tsuen Wan, HK, +852 24898168
Jingle’s Oyster + Grill
In this small yet cozy dining spot, Jingle’s supplies over 20 types of oysters daily, imported from France, Ireland, New Zealand, and Scotland. For its oyster selection, common types include Belon, Irish Rock, and Gillardeau, and some hard-to-find species, like Lamaison, are also served. Jingle’s wine list is alternative, and majority of them are from France. You can definitely find your favourite oyster that is briny with a tender texture and refreshing sea taste. Have a glass of wine while devouring oysters to bring out the flavourful complexity of the oysters.
Shop 4, G/F, Eightland Gardens, 2 On Chee Road, Tai Po, +852 22468282
The Atrium Lobby Lounge
If you want a harbour view, an a la carte dining menu, and some taste of continental dishes, head to The Atrium Lobby Lounge, situated right beside the Gold Coast, which offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the coastline. Great for a la carte menu, the food is continental, and the lobster risotto is the signature dish. An extensive buffet coupled with live entertainment is available during weekends. Its Jazz Champagne Brunch on Sundays, and public holidays are popular among locals and guests.
Hong Kong Gold Coast, 1 Castle Peak Road, Tuen Mun, HK, +852 24528338
One + One Bar
Bar, Pub Grub
One + One Bar
Sit back and relax in this spacious bar with modern décor. Located beside the hotel lobby of Royal Park Hotel, One + One Bar is elegantly furnished, and light music is played to bring out the graceful atmosphere. One + One Bar specializes in seafood grill and East-meets-West cuisine. Tuck into savoury Mediterranean delicacies and gourmet seafood barbecue during the all-you-can-eat session while having a glass of cool beer. Dishes include charcoal grilled oysters, silver cod, and pectinid all topped with Mediterranean seasoning ranging from sea salt pepper, lemon chili, ginger oil to curry cumin power
Hotel lobby, Royal Park Hotel, 8 Pak Hok Ting Street, Sha Tin, HK, +852 26943869
Inside Regal Riverside Hotel you’ll find Scene Bar which overwhelms you with a diversified list of drinks and light refreshments. Modern and stylishly furnished, the spacious bar is in a blue tone with lighting effects that create a dreamy atmosphere. Aiming to provide ingredients of top-end quality, all the prime beef steaks at Scene Bar are certified by the U.S Department of Health and Human Resources. The regal red wine is the house speciality. The menu constantly evolves, while some perennial signatures are the cocktails and fish and chips. Spend a relaxing night chilling with your friends while enjoying live entertainment.
G/F, Regal Riverside Hotel, 34-36 Tai Chung Kiu Road, Sha Tin, HK, +852 21321231