boasts a vibrant nightlife scene, where visitors can choose between drinking on an open-air rooftop bar, or getting to know the locals at a smaller locale. The Culture Trip has compiled a list of the 10 best bars in Hong Kong.
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse & Bar
Wooloomooloo Steakhouse & Bar is the perfect place to admire the spectacular sea view along Victoria Harbor. As a rooftop bar, you can feast your eyes on the breathtaking scene of Happy Valley and Wan Chai. The combination of al fresco design and elegant furnishing offers a homely and inviting feel. The drinks list is comprehensive, offering all manner of cocktails and wines.
31/F and Rooftop, The Hennessy, 256 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, HK, +852 28936960
Café Gray Deluxe
Located on the 49th floor of the small intimate hotel Upper House, Café Gray Deluxe is renowned as one of the best Michelin star restaurants in Hong Kong. Chef Gray Kunz has redefined Asian cuisine by blending it with European and American delicacies, making for an exotic dining experience. Café Gray Deluxe offers up a sublime, unobstructed view of the skyline.
49/F, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, HK, +852 39681106
Gazing at the Hong Kong skyline on this 13,000-square-foot roof deck, you will be mesmerized by the view of Victoria Harbor. Situated on the rooftop of Prince’s Building in Central, Sevva boasts an enclosed interior and the outdoor terrace, all tastefully furnished and decorated. With its relaxing and pleasant ambience, Sevva is the ideal open-air destination from which to enjoy the Symphony of Lights Show, staged every night at 8pm.
25/F, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road Central, HK, +852 25371388
ToTT’s and Roof Terrace
Situated on the roof terrace of the Excelsior Hotel, ToTT, which stands for Talk of The Town, commands splendid views of Victoria Harbor and nearby coastal areas. The showstoppers here are the artisan classic cocktails that incorporate distinctive Asian styles and vintage port wines. ToTT not only offers customers ample beverage options, but exquisite light snacks ranging from oysters and truffle gnocchi to sole fillet.
34/F, The Excelsior Hong Kong, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, HK, +852 28376786
Hovering on the 25th floor of the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, the first word that comes to mind when stepping into this high-end nightlife venue is ‘vogue’. Coupled with lacquer varnish and glass windows, the bar uses black velvet as a backdrop for silvery carvings to highlight the lotus-shaped counter and bar stools. As one of the most luxurious spots to enjoy a variety of wines, M Bar features a stellar list of artsy cocktails that are unique and peculiar.
25/F Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Central, HK, +852 28254002
Azure Restaurant Slash Bar
Restaurant, Nightclub, Pub Grub
Azure Restaurant Slash Bar
Enjoy the 270-degree view of the city skyline at this vibrant nightclub. Designed by a young local architect, Azure Bar, covering an area of 800 square meters, is housed in a distinctive yet complementary colonial era space. Named one of the world’s 20 best sky bars by The Sunday Times, Azure Bar is the ideal place for partygoers.
29/F, Hotel LKF, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kawi Fong, Central, HK +852 35189330
Tai Lung Fung
With pink neon lights gleaming in the narrow alleyway, and two red lanterns strung up over the entrance, you can tell that this is no ordinary bar. The first things that come into view are the hanging wine glasses, and the vintage art posters that remind you of the British colonial era. Grab a drink in what promises to be the most original setting yet.
5 Hing Wan Street, Wan Chai, HK, +852 25720055
Situated at the chic rooftop of EAST Hong Kong Hotel, Sugar is notable for its combination of tranquility and vibrancy – showcasing a view of Hong Kong’s port, and hosting both resident and guest DJs in the modern lounge. Sugar was named one of Hong Kong’s best outdoor dining restaurants in 2015.
32/F, EAST, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo, HK, +852 39683738
This bar first opened under a different name – Club 64 – in response to the Tiananmen Square Massacre. Now known as Club 7, it is still a popular haunt frequented by artists, politicians and cultural activists. Situated on Hollywood Road, inside you can find satirical frescoes and paintings by local artist Yank Wong.
B/F, 67 Hollywood Road, Central, HK, +852 2858-7071
Hooray Bar and Restaurant
On the fifth floor of the World Trade Center, with a spacious rooftop terrace that is tastefully furnished, Hooray Bar and Restaurant is a perfect spot in which to chill out and dine. Hooray Bar and Restaurant specializes in Italian and Japanese fusion cuisine, and more than a dozen types of oyster are served daily.
Shop P502, 5/F, World Trade Center, 280 Gluocester Road, Causeway Bay, HK, +852 28950885