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Connoisseur Drinks

Take a look at the following suggestions if you’d like to indulge a more sophisticated taste for fine wines, craft beers, cocktails, gin or whisky.

121BC
121BC

By Time Out Hong Kong

A self-described osteria and enoteca, 121BC sources and curates an exotic selection of wines from all over the globe. If having so many choices seems daunting, novice oenophiles can take advantage of 121BC’s monthly wine tastings to sample the new bottles joining their collection.

Address: 42-44 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2935 0200
Website: www.121bc.com.hk
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E1
The Globe
The Globe

By NewBase Content

The Globe is an expat favourite that still retains a strong colonial charm. Stodgy dishes, from homemade pies to towering burgers, are served on stark wooden tables, while comfy booths and a full-square bar allow you to nurse your pint in peace. The Globe is also one of the few places to fully embrace Hong Kong’s craft beer scene, with ever-revolving local brews on draft, regular tasting events and even a proper hand-pumped cask tap.

Address: 45-53A, Garley Building, Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2543 1941
Website: www.theglobe.com.hk
How to Get There: MTR Central Station, Exit D2
Nocturne
Nocturne

By Time Out Hong Kong

With Japanese whisky gaining ever more renown, there’s no place better than the Ginza-inspired Nocturne to sample a fantastic array of 150 top whiskies from around the world. In the sleek, intimate setting, connoisseurs can soon make friends and newcomers are quickly welcomed.

Address: 35 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2884 9566
Website: www.nocturnehk.com
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E1
Ping Pong Gintoneria
Ping Pong Gintoneria

By Time Out Hong Kong

Ping Pong Gintonería is all 1960s and 70s Hong Kong nostalgia updated with modern urban chic sensibilities. Located in the city’s most happening neighbourhood, Sai Ying Pun, the bar seeks to give its guests an authentic Spanish ‘gin-tonic’ experience, making it a must-visit for any adventurous imbiber.

Address: L/G, 129 Second St, Nam Cheong Hse, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 9835 5061
Website: www.pingpong129.com
How to Get There: MTR Sai Ying Pun Station, Exit B2
The Pontiac
The Pontiac

By Time Out Hong Kong

If you’re looking for a casual, down-at-the-heels New York-style bar, then The Pontiac is your joint. Home to a wide range of bourbon and a roster of delicious house cocktails, if the choices are too much you can’t go wrong asking ‘the first lady of mixology’, Beckaly Franks, to whip up an old fashioned just for you.

Address: 13 Old Bailey St, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2521 3855
Website: fb.com/thepontiac
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E1
The Roundhouse – BBQ+Beer
The Roundhouse – BBQ+Beer

By Time Out Hong Kong

For those craving a hearty pint and an adventure in taste, Round House is the place to be! Both BBQ + Beer and the Chicken + Beer Wan Chai branch feature a vibrant roster of delicious craft beers from around the world, which The Roundhouse offers in sample flights for the maximum experience.

Address: 62 Peel St, Central, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2366 4880
Website: www.roundhouse.com.hk
How to Get There: MTR Sheung Wan Station, Exit E1
Second Draft
Second Draft

By NewBase Content

Hong Kong’s craft beer scene is the hottest nightlife trend in town, and there’s no better place to get a taste for it than at Second Draft. Nearly all of the city’s brewers are represented here, and kegs are changed every few hours, guaranteeing you a fresh new tipple each time you visit. Sample beers infused with chrysanthemum and Sichuan peppercorn, before snacking on contemporary takes on local diner dishes, including French toast with foie gras and Mapo tofu burrata.

Address: 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong Island
Tel: +852 2656 0232
How to Get There: MTR Tin Hau Station, Exit B

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