Are you wondering where to go in this bustling city for a slice of peace and quiet (and to keep some social distance)? Check out a few of our favourite cafes and coffee shops to go to that are located further out from the city, and thus less frequented. The trip there will also give you a unique opportunity to expand your experience of Hong Kong!
Designed to bring a bit of Western woodlands to Hong Kong,has evolved from a bric-a-brac treasure trove to its current life as a lifestyle concept shop and cafe in Tai Po. This hidden gem is tucked away in a two-storey village house with a patio and a rooftop. Aside from stocking sustainable homeware and farm-to-face wellness products, Pimary also hosts resident creators and artists who showcase their work. Tuck into a coffee or their range of herbal tea, browse their selection of books, and feel the stress of city life slip away in this tiny green oasis.
This local speciality coffee roaster and coffee equipment store has its permanent home in Yuen Long’s Kam Tin village, done up in a minimalistic style of soft greys and light wood with monochrome furnishings. Grab a nibble to go with your drinks; we highly recommend Hokkaido scallop, salmon roe, scrambled egg & onion on toast and duck breast, avocado, and yuzu sauce on toast. Coffee lovers will go nuts for their wide range of single-origin coffee beans.also conducts workshops for hand-drip coffee brewing, espresso and latte art, coffee cupping and more.
The name of this cafe in a quiet area of Prince Edward is so apt — everyone’s nerves get a bit frazzled around large crowds, so some spiritual feeding and soothing is always welcome and appreciated.is decorated with lots of wood and dried flower accents; the overall effect is somewhat similar to stepping into a sepia-toned photo, quiet and calm. They serve a rotating menu of food and drinks, and we’d recommend tucking yourself away upstairs for an added level of quiet.
Shek Kip Mei is one of those rare neighbourhoods in Hong Kong where you still won’t find massive shopping malls or chain retailers. This small pocket has somehow evaded the clutches of capitalism for now and it only makes sense that the area attracts a hip arty crowd. The revitalised Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre contains art studios, galleries, a black box theatre — and. Distinct with a grassroots vibe, their beans are house-roasted and their Fujisan oat milk comes in layers of light blues within a conical glass to resemble the eponymous Mount Fuji — very Instagram-worthy!
First-time visitors often stumble acrosswhen cycling along the Tai Mei Tuk trail. They call themselves a plant house with good reason: the entrance is chock-full of vegetation and cacti — succulent lovers will be unable to resist taking pictures. The coffee shop is housed in the shell of a converted container and a recently-added roof extension allows for a patio area with seating, creating the perfect place to while away a nice afternoon. Mr Cardigan also hosts classes on organic farming for those looking to live a greener life. Do note the place only operates on weekends.
This chic and beautiful cafe was established to preserve the memories of eclectic Kowloon City and pretty much looks like a snapshot of the past.was actually a historic family business dispensing traditional Chinese medicine, and has been converted into a nostalgic coffee shop. Nestle yourself between a medicinal cabinet that is almost a century old, retro metal shutters, wooden benches, gold-painted store signage, and treat your sweet tooth to a homemade red date hawthorne cheesecake. A visit to Tai Wo Tang gives you an opportunity to glimpse into everyday life back in historic Hong Kong.
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