Oyster lovers, this one’s for you. Now that it’s spring, it’s a great time to indulge in the ocean’s best and there’s nothing like sitting at a bar and tucking into a platter of oysters with an ice cold beer or glass of bubbly. Luckily, Hong Kong is probably just as oyster-crazed as you are.
Ahead are the best spots in Hong Kong to relax and unwind over a couple of oysters and drinks during happy hour:
Oyster Revolution Tuesdays at Stockton
Where better to enjoy oysters and a few cocktails than in Stockton’s hidden den? Every Tuesday, Stockton puts on retro tunes from the sixties and serves up half a dozen French oysters for just HK$160 and a dozen French oysters for HK$280. Pair the oysters with one of their potent vintage-inspired cocktails and that’s your night sorted.
Stockton, 32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2565 5268, www.stockton.com.hk
HK$10 a piece at Fishsteria
Looking to really indulge? Head to Fishsteria, Wanchai’s newest restaurant, which serves only the freshest and best seafood straight from the sea to the table. Perfect for after-work drinks, Fishsteria will be offering HK$10 French oysters with a purchase of any drink from 5pm to 7:30pm during happy hour.
Fishsteria, G/F-1/F, 111 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 2343 8111, www.fishsteria.hk
Oysters and Po’ Boys at The Walrus
One of the trendiest spots in town for some oysters, The Walrus’s happy hour runs from 6pm to 7pm on Mondays to Thursday. Drinks including house wine, beer and bottle cocktails including MLB (peanut and banana-infused bourbon and homemade cola), Rhubarbarella (vodka, homemade strawberry-rhubarb shrub with apple cider vinegar and bubbles) and Tom Yum Me (kaffir lime leaf-infused vodka, Thai bird’s eye chilli, lemongrass syrup and bubbles) for HK$48.
For food, order any happy hour drink and get two house oysters for HK$98 or The Walrus’ signature Po’ Boy (a delicious fried oyster and fish sub made with house pickles and aioli) for HK$118.
The Walrus, 64 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.thewalrus.hk
A seafood feast at Lily & Bloom
Known for their quality steaks and seafood, Lily & Bloom are launching Oysters Tuesdays. Head there for dinner or cocktails and you can enjoy unlimited freshly-shucked oysters, prawn cocktails, mussels and one choice of main course for HK$490 per person.
Can’t wait to try it? They’re also offering HK$20 oysters this week until Sunday.
Lily & Bloom, 5/F-6/F, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2810 6166, www.lily-bloom.com
Shuckin’ Wednesdays at DotCod
Forget Wanch Wednesdays and turn your attention to DotCod’s incredible Oyster Wednesdays instead. From 6pm onwards, DotCod will be dishing up freshly-shucked oysters for HK$19 each until they run out. You can even make a night out of it by heading there an hour earlier to enjoy their daily happy hour from 5pm to 8pm for buy one get one free beer and house wine.
DotCod, B/4, Prince’s Building, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2810 6988, www.dotcod.com