The Tatler Guide To Hong Kong's Neighbourhoods
From izakayas that serve the city's night owls to Australian-style coffee and breakfast for its early birds, these restaurants and bars in Soho celebrate Hong Kong's vibrant and diverse culture.
Sai Ying Pun
There is so much to love about Sai Ying Pun. From its narrow, sunlit streets to its beautiful murals (including an epic piece by Shepard Fairey) and of course, its unbeatable selection of restaurants and bars that—while individually unique in concept—share the same intimate neighbourhood vibe that places this district in a league of its own.
For a neighbourhood that was once known for its coffin shops more than its coffee shops, Sheung Wan has quickly transformed into one of Hong Kong's hippest neighbourhoods and formed a melting pot of old and new, East and West. Discover this eclectic neighbourhood and its great selection of restaurants, bars and boutiques.
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Once a Mecca for exotic nightlife, Wan Chai has evolved from a quaint, historic landmark into an eclectic neighbourhood where quirky cafes, restaurants, bars, lifestyle shops fill the streets with a unique sense of character, all while staying true to its old-fashioned charm. Stay in the know with our favourite places to eat, drink and shop in this chic neighbourhood.
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Causeway Bay is....well, it's a lot. It's crowded, it's chaotic and yet, we can't seem to get enough of it thanks to its many great restaurants, rooftop bars and shopping that rivals places like Tokyo or Seoul. From a chic dim sum hotspot to a hole-in-the-wall loved by Hong Kong's chefs, a traditional Japanese whisky bar to a Balinese wellness retreat, we list some of the best that Causeway Bay has to offer.
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Tai Hang is arguably one of Hong Kong's coolest neighbourhoods; a quiet little pocket peppered with great restaurants that's perfect for an afternoon of wandering and exploring. But if you're the type who prefers to have a plan, we've rounded up the best restaurants in Tai Hang, as well as a few other charming spots worth checking out.
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It’s not trying to be trendy and you won’t find many white table cloth establishments—and that’s exactly the appeal of this cool little Hong Kong pocket. Charming and full of character, here are a few places to eat and explore in Tin Hau.
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Happy Valley, an affluent residential area where Tatler friends and local celebrities call home, is relatively quieter than bustling Causeway Bay, which is located just a stone’s throw away. But the family-friendly neighbourhood offers plenty of quaint charms for those who want a break from the city’s frenetic pace. Here, we highlight the best restaurants in Happy Valley and other hot spots worth knowing.
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Tsim Sha Tsui
From Michelin-starred restaurants, sky-high bars to the newest cultural-retail destination, Tsim Sha Tsui may just be your new favourite neighbourhood.
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Once a sleepy fishing village, Cheung Chau has become a vibrant island with lively food stalls, restaurants and cafes. From artisanal cakes and pastries to traditional seafood feasts, leisurely island walks and a colonial mansion that's perfect for an epic Hong Kong staycation—if you're itching to get out of the city, Cheung Chau is a breath of fresh air.
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