Top Picks: Best Bars for You to Try Next
Sometimes we just need a change of scenery from our local hang out spots. We have picked out some bar favourites for you to give a go if you haven’t already tried them out. Who knows, perhaps one of them may become your new regular spot.
1. LA RAMBLA
La Rambla has a full gin cart and stunning harbour views. You can treat yourself to one of their signature gin-based cocktails and taste the scrumptious food that they have to offer on their fantastic menu. Highlights include traditional tapas, signature paellas, and seasonal seafood sourced daily.
La Rambla, 3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong
2. SHADY ACRES
You have to go and give Shady Acres’ boozy slushies a try. Their slushy machine sits near the entrance; by the bar closest to the door. Get the Daily Hard Slushie, which rotates on flavour profiles, and munch on what they have cooking up in the kitchen.
Shady Acres, G/F, 46 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong
3. REST COFFEE GIN
Coffee shop by day, gin bar by night, get the best of both worlds. set against the backdrop of spectacular harbour views. There are over 80 different gins on the bar menu for the connoisseurs to make their way through. The bar’s signature tea-inspired gin cocktails are most definitely worth a try, crafted from premium teas like darjeeling, oolong and more.
Rest Coffee Gin, Shop 4, G/F, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong
Introducing ZZURA, inspired by the myth of Zerzura, a hidden oasis in the Sahara Desert. A contemporary Middle-Eastern concept that exudes style, with a sleek and intimate design, and a menu of intriguing cocktails. Highlights on the menu include the Tabib Shepherd, with turmeric gin, clarified mango juice and goat milk yogurt, along with the scotch-based Big Fig, complete with homemade fig jam. Small bites sourced from Jashan restaurant will also be available if you feel peckish.
ZZURA, 2/F, Amber Lodge, 23 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
5. QUALITY GOODS CLUB
A new introduction from the guys behind Shady Acres and Honky Tonks Tavern, Quality Goods Club brings together music, delicious bites, and of course, top-notch drinks, for a night to remember. Quality signature cocktails and fine spirits in vintage crystal decanters are what they do best, complemented by a full menu of bites ranging from freshly shucked oysters, coral trout carpaccio, whole lemon sole on the bone and more.
Quality Goods Club, Basement, On Lok House, 39-43 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
6. THE POET
CBD meets cocktail hour at THE POET. The hidden Staunton Street bar is teaming up with premium CBD brand OTO for a limited-edition menu of cocktails and mocktails. Utilising OTO’s “first-of-a-kind” non-alcoholic CBD cocktail bitters, expect classic drinks with a modern Asian twist, all with the added power of CBD to help amplify your experience.
THE POET, G/F, 13 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong