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30/F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
With its panoramic view of the Hong Kong harbour, this stylish city bar remains a top destination for travellers and locals alike
G/F, Four Seasons Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central
Delicious snacks, a varied drinks list and beautiful views makes Blue Bar a favourite for those in IFC
19 Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong
L/G Nam Cheong House, 129 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
We check out this cool new gin-focused addition to the trendy streets of Sai Ying Pun
7/F Kerry Hotel 38 Hung Luen Road Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon
18/F, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, 20 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Set among the clouds of TST, Sky Lounge relies on its view to keep customers coming back
Lower G/F, 37 Aberdeen Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong
29/F The Wellington, 198 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong
16/F, StarWorld, Avenida da Amizade, Macau
The Whisky Bar is located on the 16th floor of the Star World Hotel. Entered by walking through Temptations restaurant to a large circular seating area with the bar set to the right; large televisions dominate the outer rooms creating more of a sports bar feeling that intimate whisky bar.
Shop 203, 2/F, Galaxy Hotel, Estrada da Baia de Nossa Senhora da Esperance, Cotai
The Macallan is located on the third floor of the Galaxy Hotel. Upon entering you are immediately struck by the elegance and style of a bar designed to make you feel as though you are in a retreat in the Scottish Highlands; an open fireplace dominates the room filled with traditional leather furniture mingled amongst antiques and tartan; it is a place to linger and enjoy the amazing selection of whisky offered.
51/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Galaxy Macau, Estrada da Baía da Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai
The spacious bar at the top of Ritz-Carlton Macau delights not only by comfort, but also an impressive beverage list
3/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Galaxy Macau, Estrada da Baía da Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai
Lobby Level, InterContinental Hong Kong, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
Take in stunning harbour views while sipping on a cocktail at the InterContinental’s Lobby Lounge
L/G, The Excelsior, Hong Kong, 281 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
This English-style sports bar in the basement of The Excelsior is an institution, though the perpetually inattentive service has been an issue for years
20/F, Lucky Centre, 165-171 Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai
This late-night karaoke spot in Wan Chai features a broad selection of champagnes and high-end wines, as well as a great snacks menu from Megan’s Kitchen downstairs.
G/F, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, The Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central
This trendy lounge offers an all-day dining experience, but is particularly popular for its afternoon tea sets and signature cocktails
2/F & Terrace, Landmark Chater, 8 Connaught Road Central, Central
An exclusive Oasis in the heart of Central, the terrace at Armani Prive is a stylish spot for mid week drinks or the perfect place to while away a weekend afternoon.
49/f, The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
Sweeping views of the city below and a decided style-set contingent ensure this discreet eyrie’s position as a perennial pick.
38/F, Altira Macau, Avenida de Kwong Tung, Taipa
Boasting a view of the Macau skyline from the 38th floor, Altira Macau’s signature cocktail lounge offers a respite from the busy city centre
1/F, Conrad Macao, Sands Cotai Central, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
G/F, 23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay
Unit 406, L4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty
This business lunch spot in Pacific Place boasts a cocktail list that’s well worth a visit.
6/F, W Hong Kong 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station Hong Kong
Loungey without that staid lobby-bar feel, Woobar still has the pulling power to attract quite a crowd.
32/F, East Hong Kong, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Tai Koo
Relax at this stylish Island East hotel bar with cheeky cocktails and expansive Victoria Harbour views
Shop 39A–41A, 1/F, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, Wan Chai
6/F, Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance Street, Central
A discreet jewel of a bar with tip-top wines, cocktails and cheeses—and harbour views to match
1/F, The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
With its extensive whisky selection and comfortable confines, The Bar is sure to draw the attention of the most ardent enthusiasts.
G/F, 23 Staunton Street, Soho, Central
The Mediterranean bar and restaurant concept on Staunton Street brings a combination of lounge ambiance and spicy dishes
2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street
This stylish lounge brings back old school glamour with elegant décor and flowing jazz music
Shop C, G/F, 50-56 Paterson Street, Fashion Walk
The award-winning brewery’s first taproom outside of Japan is sating Hong Kong’s thirst for quality craft beers, yakitori, and more