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Weddings 12 Beautiful Hong Kong Wedding Venues That Aren't Hotels

12 Beautiful Hong Kong Wedding Venues That Aren't Hotels

12 Beautiful Hong Kong Wedding Venues That Aren't Hotels
Find out where the best alternative wedding venues are in Hong Kong (Photo: (Photo: Courtesy of The Repulse Bay)
By Tatler Hong Kong
October 28, 2020
From beautiful lush gardens and industrial-chic spaces to historical sites brimming with history and character, check out some of Hong Kong's most breathtaking venues below

Hosting your wedding at one of Hong Kong's many fabulous hotels might seem like the go-to option, but don't settle until you've checked out some of the city's alternative event spaces—and trust us, there are more than you think.

From a heritage event site, to private kitchens and even ocean view green yards, we list out the best alternative wedding venus in Hong Kong. 

See also: The Ultimate Guide To Hong Kong Wedding Venues

1/12 The Rooms at Tai Kwun

Photo: Derry Ainsworth
Photo: Derry Ainsworth
 

Originally built in 1841 as a Magistrate's House, this heritage building in the heart of Tai Kwun was recently transformed into one of Hong Kong's most unique venues—The Rooms. Colonial elements like vintage tiles, French windows and arched doorways have been beautifully restored, preserving the building's character and providing a premium event space that is uniquely Hong Kong. 

Salons of varying sizes are available for hire, with multiple terraces and a well-equipped kitchen.

The Rooms, Block 9, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong; taikwun.hk, contact francis@therooms.hk 

See also: 5 Things To Know About Tai Kwun Centre For Heritage And Arts 

2/12 Space 27

Photo: Courtesy of Space 27
Photo: Courtesy of Space 27
 

The loft-style layout of Space 27 is ideal if you're going for a minimal aesthetic on your big day. Housed in an industrial building that was built in the '60s, this stylish venue comprises two generously sized gallery spaces and an outdoor terrace.

It's quite literally a blank canvas for your imagination to run wild, while providing the essentials including a bar, kitchen, PA and sound system, customised lighting and more. 

Space 27, 10/F, Block A/B, Tung Chong Factory Building, 653-655 King's Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2723 2722; facebook.com/Space27HK

3/12 The Repulse Bay

The Front Lawn (Photo: Courtesy of The Repulse Bay)
Seaview Terrace (Photo: Courtesy of The Repulse Bay)
 

If you dream of getting married by the sea but don't want to get sand in your Jimmy Choo's, consider one of Hong Kong's most iconic wedding venues, The Repulse Bay. Here, a stunning colonial heritage building behind and panoramic sea views ahead make for a truly romantic setting. 

The Repulse Bay offers two packages; a ceremony on the front lawn followed by a reception at The Verandah, or a ceremony on the Seaview Terrace followed by a celebration at The Marquee. 

The Repulse Bay, 109 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2292 2829; therepulsebay.com

See also: 10 Best Bridal Boutiques In Hong Kong To Find Your Dream Wedding Dress

4/12 Howard's Gourmet

Photo: Howard's Gourmet
Photo: Howard's Gourmet
 

Conceived and designed by the late Sir David Tang, Howard’s Gourmet is the first dining establishment outside of China for Guangzhou-based food and drink aficionado Howard Cai. The classically beautiful venue boasts French windows, sparkling chandeliers, sumptuous fabrics, delicate dinnerware and some of the finest modern Cantonese cuisine in Hong Kong. 

Howard's Gourmet also has a sleek bar and cigar lounge, offering a wide range of delectable cocktails and a fine selection of cigars.

Howard's Gourmet, 5/F, CCB Tower, 3 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2115 3388; howardsgourmet.com

5/12 The Peak Lookout

Photo: hilarychanphotography.com
Photo: hilarychanphotography.com
 

The Peak Lookout is a Hong Kong icon. While it may not look like much from the entrance, walking through this surprisingly spacious Grade 2 historic building will lead you to the spectacular terrace that's shrouded in trees and overlooks unparalleled views of Hong Kong's South Side—a picture perfect backdrop for a fairytale wedding. 

The Peak Lookout, 121 Peak Rd, The Peak, Hong Kong, +852 2849 1000; peaklookout.com.hk

6/12 Pomegranate Kitchen

Photo: Courtesy of Pomegranate Kitchen
Photo: Courtesy of Pomegranate Kitchen
 

This chic, intimate space is ideal for couples who plan to keep things cosy on their wedding day. Simple and elegant, Pomegranate Kitchen comprises a long dining room with an open kitchen and a large terrace—both of which can be designed and decorated as you wish.

The menu here is Mediterranean-inspired and delicious, and can be served family style, as a fine dining experience or as hors d’oeuvres to be passed around to guests.

Pomegranate Kitchen, 4B, 44 Wong Chuk Hang Rd, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, +852 5570 6370; pomegranate.com.hk

7/12 Crown Wine Cellars

Photo: Crown Wine Cellars
Photo: Crown Wine Cellars

Arguably one of Hong Kong's best kept secret amongst wine lovers, the former WWII bunkers on Shouson Hill are now home to a world-class wine cellar topped with a colonial style glass house shrouded by flora and fauna.

Named a UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage Site in 2007, this one-of-a-kind venue is rich in history and character and is sure to amp up that "wow" factor on your wedding day. 

Crown Wine Cellars, 18 Deep Water Bay Drive, Shouson Hill, +852 2580 6287; crownwinecellars.com

See also: 15 Stunning Looks For Your Wedding After-Party 

8/12 Watermark

Photo: Watermark
Photo: Watermark

Located at Central’s Star Ferry, a dark, catwalk like entrance adds drama to arrivals at Watermark, which offers unparalleled 270-degree views of Victoria Harbour and 3,300 square feet of versatile space—including a covered wraparound terrace.

The menu focuses on fresh seafood and quality beef, which is dry-aged in the venue's custom-built temperature-controlled dry-aging cabinets.

Watermark, Shop L, Level P, Central Pier 7, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2108 4467; cafedecogroup.com

9/12 Sky100

Photo: Courtesy of Sky100
Photo: Courtesy of Sky100

This venue will literally have you feeling on top of the world on your wedding day. Located on the 100th floor of ICC, the tallest building in Hong Kong, Sky100 is the only wedding venue in the city that offers aerial views over the city. This versatile space covers a whopping 16,000 square feet of pillarless space, which can be configured to suit your vision for the day.

A highlight is Sky100's digital facilities, including a 6-metre-long tunnel featuring LED and digital lighting effects and a 6-metre sculpture is superimposed with a 360-degree stereoscopic projection which can be customised to display photos and videos of the happy couple and their loved ones. 

Sky100, 100/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong, +852 2613 3833; sky100weddings.com.hk

See also: Tatlergram: Inside Edward Tang And John Auerbach's Lavish Tuscan Wedding 

 

10/12 One Thirty One

Photo: One Thirty One
Photo: One Thirty One

Quaint and quiet, One Thirty One sits on the outskirts of Sai Kung and comprises a charming three-story house with a specious yard that overlooks the ocean.

It's the perfect venue for those looking to keep things eco-friendly and sustainable, as the menu focuses on seasonal produce, and whenever possible, organic produce grown in their neighbouring farm, as well as herbs grown on the premise. 

One Thirty One, 131 Tseung Tau Village, Shap Sze Heung, Sai Kung, New Territories, +852 2791 2684; one-thirtyone.com

11/12 Upper Garden (Now Closed)

Photo: Courtesy of Upper Garden
Photo: Courtesy of Upper Garden

Upper Garden is—in a word—epic. This privately-owned plateau is surrounded by palm trees and flora, with spectacular undisturbed views overlooking the South China Sea. It isn't all raw and rugged, however, as there are 120 Amperes of available power (or a three-phase direct cable-in connection) and fresh water on tap.

There's also a stylish glass ecoshelta, which can be used as a bar, dressing room, storage facility or catering area. 

Upper Garden, Clearwater Bay (exact location and directions provided upon request), New Territories, +852 9728 1213; uppergardenhk.com

12/12 Float

Photo: Courtesy of Float
Photo: Courtesy of Float
 

Love the ocean? Float is a recreational boat that boasts over 3,000 square feet of mingling space, accommodating small groups of up to 120 guests. Featuring glass ceiling and entry stairs, the boat comes with an al fresco bar and dance floor, perfect for post-ceremony dances.

The four-hour Aberdeen wedding package hosts up to 120 guests and includes an open bar, shuttle yacht service, surround-sound audio and wireless mic, projector and more. If you're looking for a more intimate gathering, opt for the four hours harbour wedding which accommodates up to 50 guests and includes similar package perks with several menu options such as the rainbow seafood menu and the prestige five-course dining menu. 

Float, (Shx-1321), 45 Ap Lei Chau Praya Road, Hong Kong, +852 9820 3774; float-hk.com

See also: 8 Of The Biggest Wedding Trends For 2021


This article was originally published on September 26, 2019, and was updated on October 28, 2020.

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