Looking for a cheap night out with loads of delicious drinks? This guide will serve you well
There are loads of things we can do during our spare time to maintain work-life balance, from checking out Hong Kong concerts for a lovely acoustic session to hitting up the best Hong Kong clubs and karaoke bars. And if you simply want to grab some drinks with your mates after work, these are the best happy hours in town, you’re welcome.
Looking for the best happy hours in Hong Kong? We got you
Stone Nullah Tavern
For a limited time, the crew at Stone Nullah Tavern are bringing back the Beat the Clock happy hour! From 5pm, Monday-Friday, standard drinks (house wines, spirits and beers) start at just $1 and then double in price every 20 minutes, until 7pm. Be sure to get in for some super cheap drinking!
Read more about the Beat the Clock happy hour here.
Stone Nullah Tavern, 69 Stone Nullah Lane, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 3182 0128, 灣仔石水渠街69號地下
Thai restaurant Ayuthaiya in Central offers some of the best happy hour deals in town, aside from their delicious pad Thai. Between 3pm to 8pm, get your hands on their $45 drinks, including white, red, rose, cocktails and beer. What are you waiting for?
Ayuthaiya, G/F, C Wisdom Centre, 35 Hollywood Road, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3105 5055, 中環蘇豪荷李活道35號地下
The Winery Kitchen+Bar
If you work in the Western District, you’ve probably heard of The Winery. Get free flow beer, wine and prosecco every Friday at The Winery in Sai Ying Pun for $150 per person. And if you’re feeling hungry, order some chips, mini tacos and dumplings for extra fun!
The Winery Kitchen+Bar, Shop 2-9, G/F, Kwan Yick Building Phase 3, 158A Connaught Road West, Western District, p. 2517 0288, 西環干諾道西158A均益大廈3期地下2-9號舖
New York-Italian eatery Posto Pubblico offers happy hours at $198 with antipasti offered on the bar. Grab some good-looking Peronis, wines, standard drinks and highballs during their happy hour!
Posto Pubblico, G/F, 28 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2577 7160, 中環蘇豪伊利近街28號地下
Enjoy a 50% off discount on all standard drinks everyday from 4-8pm at Rula Bula in LKF. Their delicious contemporary cocktails have marked them one of the best happy hours in town!
Find out why Rula Bula is one of our fave Irish bars in Hong Kong.
Rula Bula, G/F, 58-62 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2179 5225, 中環蘭桂坊德己立街58-62號地下
For those who fancy seafood and drinks, Fishsteria could satisfy your appetite. From 5-7pm, customers can order delicious oysters for just $10 with any drink purchased at this oyster and cocktail bar. What a deal!
Fishsteria, G/F & 1/F, 111 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2343 8111, 灣仔皇后大道東111號地下及1樓
Head off to Jinjuu for their lovely Seoul Hour for their unique K-Town crafted cocktails! All drinks are available by glass at a “tick-tock prices” between 5-9pm, in which it’s $45 between 5-6pm, $55 between 6-7pm, and so on. Definitely one of the best happy hours in Hong Kong.
Jinjuu, UG/F, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3755 4868, 中環蘭桂坊德己立街30-32號加州大廈UG樓
I Know John
Hidden away from the masses in Central, I Know John has a sweet happy hour that runs Monday-Thursday from 5pm through to close. Enjoy a glass of house Prosecco, Asahi beer or red or white wine for just $50 and kickstart your night at one of the coolest speakeasies in town.
Read all about the cocktails at I Know John here
I Know John, 9/F The Loop, 33 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2801 6555, 中環威靈頓街33號The Loop 9樓
Honi Honi Tiki Coktail Lounge
Embrace the tiki magic at the Honi Honi Sunset Hour, and get your drink on from 4-7pm every Monday through Friday. With prices starting from just $35, knock back some beers or half-price specialty cocktails before you hit the town.
Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge, 3/F, Somptueux Central, 52-54 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2353 0885, 中環威靈頓街52-54號Somptueux Central 3樓
Looking for the best happy hours? Gradini wants you to sparkle during happy hour, so they offer Prosecco-Tio between 5-9pm every day. For $78, enjoy drinks from the bubbly collection and complimentary sample plates of cheese and cold cuts. Bellisimo!
Gradini Bar, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2308 3088, 中環皇后大道中74號
If you’re all about that club life, then you will love the happy hour at Levels. Grab 2-for-1 standard drinks between 6–11pm from Monday to Saturday, and save your cash for when the party gets started later in the night!
Find out why Levels is one of the best clubs in Hong Kong
Levels, 2/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2850 6826, 中環安慶臺1號安慶大廈2樓
MANA! Cafe and MANA! Fast Slow Food
Both of these vegetarian- and vegan-friendly spots host a hippy hour every day between 3-6pm at MANA! Cafe and 3-8pm at MANA! Fast Slow Food. Purchase any two wines or beers over these three hours and fill up on some signature MANA! Za’atar crisps with hummus for free.
Into raw vegan food in Hong Kong? MANA! Cafe will sort you out.
208 Duecento Otto
From 5-7pm at everyone’s favourite Sheung Wan bar, join L’Aperitivo Italiano and indulge in afterwork snacks and drinks, including complimentary antipasti. 208 Duecento Otto also runs a 2-for-1 deal between 3-7pm, which includes Peroni, house wines and espresso martinis. Drink up at one of the best happy hours in the city!
Of course 208 Duecento Otto also makes it to our list of best Italian restaurants in Hong Kong.
208 Duecento Otto, 208 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p 2549 0208, 上環荷李活道208號地舖.
With the perfect Central location, Bungalow is a great spot to meet the crew after work. From Monday to Saturday between 12 and 10pm, get 50% off all beverages, from bubbly to cocktails and everything in-between!
Bungalow, Shop 2, G/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2623 7868, 中環雲咸街60號中央廣場地下2號舖
Aberdeen Street Social
The team at Aberdeen Street Social genuinely want to see you happy! From Sunday to Friday, between 5 and 8pm, enjoy $50 house wines, $50 Fuller’s Frontier Craft Lager and $68 selected cocktails. Plus, they play some of the best tunes in town, so you and your crew can channel some great beats while sipping on your choice drinks.
Aberdeen Street Social, G/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2866 0300, 中環鴨巴甸街35號PMQ元創方地下
Saigon Mi Hour
We think this is one of the best happy hours in Hong Kong for those who like a little nibble with their beer… Weekdays at Le Petit Saigon in Wan Chai, chow down on half a Banh Mi Thit and sip on an ice cold Saigon Special Beer for just $58. Hang out with your work besties and add some Vietnamese flavour to your life.
Read more about Le Petit Saigon here.
Le Petit Saigon, 16 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2455 2499, 灣仔永豐街16號地下
Friendly service? Check. Beautiful interiors? Check Great drinks? Check! The Optimist in Wan Chai is a wonderful spot for an afterwork tipple, serving The Optimistic Hour between 5 and 7:30pm, Monday to Sunday. Grab a selection of wines, cocktails and beers for just $48, and wash your drink down with some of their signature Padron Peppers – yum.
The Optimist, G-2/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2433 3324, 灣仔軒尼詩道239號地下至2樓
Slide on 79
Every day between 3-8pm, you can buy one drink and get one free at Slide on 79. Indulge in your favourite wine, beer or spirit, or take it classy with a cocktail like an negroni or pisco sour.
Slide on 79, Upper Basement, Harilela House (Entry via Pottinger Street), 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2779 9279, 中環雲咸街79號夏利里拉行地庫
At American Brasserie Bizou in Pacific Place, guests can enjoy two-for-one cocktails, wines and beers between 4-7pm. Guests are also treated to complimentary canapes that include a variety of cheeses, charcuterie and other tasty morsels created in the kitchen. We suggest trying the Illusion cocktail that is made with Butterfly Pea Infused 100% Agave Tequila and is bright purple.
Read our full review on Bizou here.
Bizou, Shop 132, L1, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2871 0775, 金鐘金鐘道88號太古廣場1樓132號舖
From 5:30-7:30pm, guests at Mercato can indulge in Aperitivo Hour. Starting at just $38 for Peroni beer, the buy one-get-one free offer also includes a complimentary plate of chef-selected antipasti. Cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, Negroni and Cocchi Classico are all just $68, adding to the Italian-inspired fun!
Mercato, 8/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, p. 3706 8567, 中環蘭桂坊德己立街30-32號加州大廈8樓
From 5-9pm Wednesday through Friday, Moët & Chandon Ice Imperial is served free-flow at Dragon-I, allowing party people to delight in its vibrant and fruity bubbly deliciousness. As responsible hosts, the team also looks after you in the food department, giving guests access to all-you-can-eat oysters and caviar for the entire four hours. This may just be the most decadent happy hour in town!
Dragon-I, UG/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Hong Kong, p.3110 1222, 中環雲咸街60號中央廣場平台
Lily & Bloom
One of the hippest bars in Hong Kong, Lily & Bloom makes drinking easy on your wallet with its awesome happy hour deals. Every weekday from 5-9pm and every Saturday from 6-9pm, guests can enjoy selected beers, wines, spirits and cocktails, starting from just $30! Now that’s what we’re talking about.
Lily & Bloom is also one of our fave brunches in Hong Kong.
Lily & Bloom, 5/F & 6/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p.2810 6166, 中環蘭桂坊雲咸街33號LKF Tower 5樓及6樓
Gaucho Hong Kong
From 5-8pm every weekday, Gaucho offers its Aperitivo Hour. For these three hours, beer, wine and a signature Aperol Spritz get cheaper the more you drink! At $68 for the first round, $58 for the second, $48 for the third and just $38 for the following rounds, we think this is one of the best deals going in Hong Kong.
Gaucho Hong Kong, 5th Floor, LHT Tower, 31 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 2386 8090, 中環皇后大道中31號陸海通大廈5樓
Found the best happy hours and looking for more cool dining options in the city? Check out these vegetarian restaurants in Mong Kok, grab some delicious burgers and sandwiches at Crafty Cow or have a taste of 1920s Shanghai at Yat Tung Heen.