The bar culture in Hong Kong’s Mong Kok area is different from other districts here, as most of them are located upstairs, something that adds a layer of mysterious and excitement to a night out. We highlight the best hidden places to drink here,
The Sky Bar
Bar, Bistro, Restaurant, Pub Grub, Seafood
The Sky Bar
Located on the 13th floor of the biggest shopping mall in Mong Kok, The Sky Bar is a decent bistro that serves drinkers with a wide range of beverages and food. Their cocktails, mocktails, beer, and wine are all fabulous, while their food is even better; the fresh oysters are selected and imported from six counties, and the signature fries served with ketchup and mayonnaise are really crispy and appetizing. Sometimes you can enjoy lovely music while you’re drinking, with great live music performances.
The Sky Bar, Shop 1, 13/F, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3514 4448
Spark Bar & Restaurant
Spark Bar & Restaurant is particularly suitable for those who want to have a relaxing after-work drink. It is a petite bistro full of contemporary decoration, artistic paintings and some comfy dark red sofas. Their alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are both fantastic, while the range of Western-style food is well executed. The peach punch complemented by the seafood platter is a winning combination.
Spark Bar & Restaurant, Shop 301, 3/F, Ho King Commercial Centre, 2-16 Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3521 1666
Mini Club is a bar with cosy atmosphere, sophisticated interior, lovely music, and great drinks. The various colorful drinks are great, especially the Flaming Rose cocktail in which the bartender will burn the rose floating on the liquid. The Western-style bar snacks are tasty too.
Mini Club, G/F, 6B Peace Avenue, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3514 4448
Situated in the luxurious five-star Langham Place Hotel, Alibi is a contemporary restaurant offering good, mainly international, food and lovely drinks; try the potent Down to the Earth Cocktail. The sophisticated interior of this grand eatery was designed by the famous Stickman interior design company, and it’s an elegant drinking spot.
Alibi, 5/F, Langham Place Hotel, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3552 3028
Want to enjoy fabulous drinks in an exotic outdoor area? Come and try Langham Place Hotel’s The Backyard, with its fantastic terrace lined by sweet-scented mango trees and comfy bean bags. The beer, champagne, wine and cocktail selections are good and there is a wide range of spirit and liqueurs.
The Backyard, Level L, Langham Place Hotel, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 3552 3200
The upstairs vintage-style club, Shanghai Club has ’60’s and 70’s old Shanghai as their theme, and a nostalgic ambience and some fabulous martinis. You can socialize and dance in their big dance floor, or book a private room with a group of friends to drink together. Shanghai Club organizes special nights regularly, like the cheongsam night and the vintage school uniform night.
Shanghai Club, Shop C, 19/F, Chong Hing Square, 601 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2782 2611
Bar, Pub, Chinese
ViVa Pub is a trendy bar with a fabulous atmosphere, nice lighting and great entertainment, The well-made drinks are particularly cheap for Hong Kong. Patrons can dance, play dart games, and watch live sport matches on the large screens. Or book one of the three luxe VIP rooms and sing some karaoke with friends.
ViVa Pub, 14/F, CTMA Centre, 1N Sai Yeung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 9607 6607
Bar, Pub Grub
If you love music, Vegas Club is a good spot for hip-hop, R&B and pop spun by in-house DJs and a good spread of local beers, cocktails and spirits at the bar. The large dance floor is never too crowded as the staff implement crowd control systematically and seriously.
Vegas Club, Shop A, 19/F, Chong Hing Square, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2782 2007
C+ Bar & Café
Bar, Pub Grub
C+ Bar & Café
With grand purplish grey sofas and blue lighting, the interior of C+ Bar & Café is elegant and modern. There’s a wide variety of cocktails, beer, and wine at reasonable prices. Drink while watching live sport on screens or singing karaoke.
C+ Bar & Café, 17/F, Dundas Square, 43H Dundas Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 9095 7681