Time Out has selected some of the best places to drink for all you connoisseurs
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.
42-44 Peel St, Central, 2935 0200; 121bc.com.hk.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 17:30-01:00
The Roundhouse – Taproom
For those craving a hearty pint and an adventure in taste, the Roundhouse is the place to be! Both Taproom and the Chicken + Beer Wan Chai branch feature a vibrant roster of delicious craft beers from around the world, which The Roundhouse offer in sample flights for the maximum experience.
62 Peel St, Central, 2366 4880; roundhouse.com.hk.
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 18:00-00:00, Sun 12:00-21:0
G/F, 29 Amoy Street, Wan Chai, 2866 3330; roundhouse.com.hk.
Opening hours: Mon-Sun 12:00-01:00, Fri-Sat 12:00-02:00
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, and her team to whip up an old fashioned just for you.
13 Old Bailey St, Central, 2521 3855; fb.com/thepontiac.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 15:00-01:00
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.
35 Peel St, Central, 2884 9566; nocturnehk.com.
Opening hours: Mon-Sat 18:00-00:00