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Happy hour in Hong Kong is a feast, with a plethora of deals to enjoy across the city at any day of the week. The Central Business District in particular overflows with options, since that’s where most office towers are situated. We've put together a list of our favorite Happy Hour spots in Causeway Bay and Central.
SKYE Rooftop Bar and Restaurant
Located just one minute from V Causeway is the aptly named rooftop bar, SKYE, which runs a happy hour deal every weekday, covering a wide range of wines, spirits, and beers. The main attraction of this bar however is the stunning panoramic harbour views it offers. A large roof terrace sweeps around the restaurant, offering impressive vistas of the Victoria Harbour. If you are looking to spend your happy hour in Causeway Bay sipping drinks watching the sunset amidst the city’s billion-dollar skyline, this bar is the place to be.
27/F Pullman Hotel, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay
Worth the Fuss (WTF) Bar & Lounge
Tucked away in Morrison Hill Road, a quieter part of Causeway Bay, lies WTF. This friendly yet hip neighborhood bar offers amazing cocktails and spirits, many blending Eastern and Western flavors together. The small yet cozy interior of the bar adds to its charm, along with its knowledgeable bartenders. Happy hour runs from 4-8:30 PM Monday to Saturday with buy one get one free deals on selected drinks and discounts on their innovative signature cocktail list.
G/F, 10 Morrison Hill Road, Causeway Bay
Wolf Market is an homage to the stock exchange, in which prices of alcohol fluctuate based on ‘market demand’ and is projected onto the ceiling and walls like stock indexes. While this may not be the place for people working in finance (because it might feel like they never left work, unless that is the point), it is an energetic scene for the rest of us. Happy hour in this bar in Central, Hong Kong runs from 3-9pm, with house spirits and beer priced at just $50. A friendly note though – their signature drinks and the mouthwatering Jack Daniel’s Fried Chicken remain fixed in price, as they know they’ve got us hooked!
UG-1/F, The Plaza, 21 D'Aguilar Street, Central
Stand outside Foxglove, and you could be forgiven for thinking that you’re on the set of Kingsman. Indeed, Foxglove is inspired by the vision of the world travels of a British gentlemen and his lover’s favorite flower (the Foxglove). Decorated with checkered tiles and golden display cabinets showing off antique canes - the bar itself is surprisingly intimate, with seats clustered close together under dim lighting. In the middle of the room stands a small stage, and it is certainly worth getting a seat with a good view of the stage. At around 9 or so, some of Hong Kong’s best jazz bands begin to play, so get there early! Our favorite drink is the Mizuwari – a whisky with plum wine and chocolate bitters.
6 Duddell Street, Central
12,000 Francs prides itself on its quality of wine. They work directly with boutique importers across the world, allowing them access to wines that other Hong Kong restaurants may not be able to. Their superb happy hour runs from 3-7pm from Tuesdays to Sundays, in which a glass of their recommended wine is a bargain at $50. The happy hour menu also features beers and snacks prepared by the house chef. Dishes not to miss include the battered tempura squid and mushroom, and 63-degree egg served with sourdough toast.
43 Elgin Street, Central
LILYA Moroccan Lounge and Bar
Looking for a taste of Marrakesh in Central, Hong Kong? LILYA Moroccan Lounge and Bar is best known for its authentic Moroccan cuisine along with its colorful interior design evoking the feel of a traditional bazaar. Known for their Happy Moroccan Hours on Sundays to Wednesdays from 6pm to 8pm, the happy hour menu offers buy one get one free drinks. Our favourite is Medina – a rum and almond milk concoction with pineapple infusions. Don’t miss their great snacks - scrumptious starters including their chicken, almond, and honey pastries as well as cheese and olives. And if the mood strikes, the place transitions great into a nice dinner venue.
2/F, 77 Wyndham Street, Central
There are many bars and restaurants to choose from when indulging in happy hour in Hong Kong, this article covered some of our favourite drinking spots in the city. To discover more hotspots in town, read our articles on Hong Kong’s best restaurants or continue the party with our list of the best places to enjoy live music.