Following the opening of an outpost in Singapore, world-famous New York City speakeasy Employees Only has come to Hong Kong. The cocktails are strong, the bar bites tasty, and the vibe fun enough to forget that you’re in Lan Kwai Fong.
Location: 19 Lan Kwai Fong, Central
Phone: +852 2468 2755
For the gin lover, there’s no better place to go. Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour stocks more than 250 different gins from around the world — the largest variety in Hong Kong — including the rare Blind Tiger Gin from Belgium.
Location: Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central
Phone: +852 2111 9449
A dignified place to have some drinks, and oh, what drinks they are! Bar de Luxe is the Hong Kong offshoot of venerable Tokyo institution Bar High Five, brought to us by acclaimed mixologist Hidetsugo Ueno. His luxury cocktail den is intensely focused on exploring high-end spirits and expertly handcrafted cocktails.
Location: 30/F, 8 Wyndham Street, Central
Phone: +852 3706 5716
This intimate lounge above the restaurant Belon seats only 18 guests and serves innovative cocktails and wines from small, independent growers. Don’t miss the Rare Wine Nights (every Wednesday), when Belon’s Master Sommelier curates a selection of red, white and Champagne by-the-glass as well as a cellar list of hard-to-find premium bottles.
Location: 41 Elgin Street, Central
Phone: +852 2152 2872