Hong Kong City Guide

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Bustling and modern, Hong Kong has everything from whisky bars to beaches. Check out our ultimate Hong Kong city guide that has everything you will need to explore the bright light city.

What to See

foot massage hong kong Get those sore plane feet massaged better at Happy Foot Luze on Lyndhurst Terrace, one of HK’s many foot massage palours – it’s a real tradition and so relaxing.    

happy valley  races Head to the peak, with those refreshed feet, and marvel at the panoramic views across the city and Kowloon.

Temple Street Night Market – buy tat, but really go for the delicious Char Siu Fan (pork and rice) or other more adventurous street food delicacies.

Happy Valley Races  – head over to Happy Vally on a Wednesday night and get stuck into some serious drinking and gambling. It’s really fun and definitely worth a flutter or two.

Cafe Gray Deluxe - Semi private dining booth with Harbour viewFancy it up at Café Grey at the stunning Upper House. The restaurant serves some of the best Mediterranean food in the city.

Head to Hutong to dine on sublime Northern Chinese food in this super cool restaurant, which has the most spectacular views of the city.

Get the ferry from central pier to the south side of Lamma island and a Chinese seafood feast at Rainbow Restaurant. 

Try eating all the dim sum at Michelin starred Din Tai Fung. Their Xiao long bao, pork dumplings filled with hot soup, are the best in the world. Get there early to avoid disappointment there are no reservations    

IMG_1644Hong Kong is all about the shopping malls. Hit the IFC for wall to wall high-end designers and boutiques.

If you are looking for something a bit less high street try the trendy shops around Star Street in Wan Chai, very cool. Browse the many art galleries on Hollywood Road to see what you can find.

W Hong Kong - Fabulous RoomjpW Hotel – fabulous rooms and a beautiful pool on the roof that overlooks Central. This hotel is stunning.

BeachShekOHong Kong is not a naturally relaxed place, so when city life gets too much, head to the South Side of the Island and go to the beach!

Make your way to Shek O beach, which also has a street-side Thai street-food vendor opposite the Fuk Lee (no laughing) general store, so you won’t go hungry.

beaches of hong kong Take a cab to the High Island Reservoir and Hike into a series of world-class beaches including Tai Long Wan Beach – swim, sun bath, eat noodles on the beach and take a speedboat (sampan) back to Sai Kung – heaven.

wallamlooA rooftop with a view  at Wooloomooloo in Wan Chai marvel over the city as the sun sets and drink amazing cocktails.

late night prawns If you fancy a night on the whisky then Hong Kong has a great whisky bar for you – 001 Whisky Bar – hard to find and harder to get in, but well worth it! If you don’t make the cut then try The Blckbrd (Lyndhurst Terrace).

On your way home head to Tsui Wah (pronounced Choy Waa) on Wellington street, for  late night beer and delicious Sichuan prawns.

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