Looking for a cheap night out with loads of delicious drinks and indulgent finger food? These are the best happy hours in Hong Kong that you need to know about.
Planning on a fun night out to bond with your colleagues or friends? We recommend checking out these popular karaoke bars, live music venues and stand-up comedy in Hong Kong. But if you simply want to grab some drinks and talk about the latest TV shows (or real-life dramas), these are the best happy hours in Hong Kong that you will want to indulge in right now.
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1. The Pontiac
Ponty Hour runs daily from 3-6pm at The Pontiac in Central. Enjoy a range of super fun cocktails, including both classic and unique creations, for just $50. The fact that the staff are amazing and the vibe is a refreshing change from the usual HK Hang makes us love it even more.
Read our full review of The Pontiac.
The Pontiac, 13 Old Bailey Street, SoHo, Hong Kong, p. 2521 3855
2. Ask for Alonzo
If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail after work, then you’re going to want to head for Ask for Alonzo. Between the Alonzo Hour of 3-8pm every day, a selection of their Italian wines, prosecco, and cocktails are reduced to just $38.
Ask for Alonzo has several branches in Hong Kong.
Negroni fans! Cornerstone is serving the classic cocktail (made with Applewood gin nonetheless) with a side of fancied up cheese on toast from 2.30 to 6.30pm daily. Go in for happy hour at just $68, and stay for dinner at Shane Osborn’s second restaurant in HK.
Cornerstone, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6809 9771
4. Armoury Terrace
Head in to the Armoury in Tai Kwun and score drinks from just $50 every single day between 3 and 8pm. Whether you’re looking for wine, beer or a fancy cocktail, this social hub is the place to be after work.
Armoury Terrace, G/F, Armoury Building, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2703 9111
In Discovery Bay and looking for some of the best happy hours in Hong Kong? You can’t beat Hemingways for its great location, complete with ocean views. Pull up a seat and indulge in drinks from $25. The best part is that Hemingways has extended their happy hour to seven days a week from 4pm to 7pm (until further notice). It’s definitely the place to be when you’re in need of a happy hour tipple.
Hemingways, Shop GO9, Block A, Discovery Bay Plaza, Hong Kong, p. 2987 8804
Speaking of rooftop bars in Hong Kong, you can’t miss out on Cruise in North Point. We’re big fans of its outdoor terrace, as well as its Sunset Sessions offer. Going from between 3 and 7pm every day of the week, you can grab a cocktail for $78, as well as wines and prosecco for $68.
Cruise, 23/F, (West Tower) Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour, North Point Estate Lane, North Point, Hong Kong, p. 3896 9898
7. Chi Chi Cham
We think this is definitely one of the best happy hours in Hong Kong! The Happy Hour at Chi Chi Cham runs from 3 to 10pm on Monday to Saturday, starting at just $40 for bottled beer, wine, and bubbles. It’s also a great spot to indulge in some nibbles from the izakaya menu (we love the Japanese sweet potato.)
Chi Chi Cham, 53 Peel Street, SoHo, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2386 9718
8. PIIN Wine Restaurant
Wine lovers, this one’s for you! From Monday to Saturday 12pm to 7pm, enjoy French Hour at PIIN Wine Restaurant in Central. Sample unlimited white and red Burgundy wines for two hours at $350, and cure any lingering work stress in the process.
PIIN Wine Restaurant, 2/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2832 7123
9. 208 Duecento Otto
From 3 to 7pm at everyone’s favourite Sheung Wan bar, join L’Aperitivo Italiano and indulge in after-work snacks and drinks, including complimentary antipasti. 208 Duecento Otto’s happy hour deals includes Peroni ($58), prosecco ($68), Aperol Spritz ($78) and champagne ($88). 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
With the perfect Central location, Bungalow is a great spot to meet the crew after work. From Monday to Saturday between opening time 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
11. Le Petit Saigon
We think this is one of the best happy hours in Hong Kong for those who like a little nibble with their beer… From 5 to 8pm on weekdays at Le Petit Saigon, chow down on half a Banh Mi Thit and sip on an ice-cold Saigon Special Beer for just $58. Think eating is cheating? Grab the beer for just $28. Hang out with your work besties and add some Vietnamese flavour to your life.
Le Petit Saigon, 16 Wing Fung Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, p. 2455 2499
12. The Optimist
Friendly service? Check. Beautiful interiors? Check Great drinks? Check! The Optimist is a wonderful spot for an after-work tipple, serving The Optimistic Hour between 3 and 7.30pm, every day of the week. 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
At American Brasserie Bizou in Pacific Place, guests can enjoy two-for-one cocktails, wines and beers between 4 and 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 Casablanca cocktail which has refreshing jasmine tea and passion fruit mixed in vodka.
Read our full review of Bizou.
Bizou, Shop 132, L1, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2871 0775
From 4 to 9pm Monday to Saturday, you can enjoy cocktails, beers and wine at $60 with your own choice of bites. Just to name a few delicious complimentary snacks, there are French Fries with Truffle Mayonnaise, OmniPork Kebab, Deep Fried Chicken Finger and more. If you are a fan of dim sum, you could check out their a la carte menu with a big list of amazing Chinese bites.
Dragon-I, UG/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Hong Kong, p. 3110 1222
Add some tropical island vibes to your day with the happy hour package at Poem, choose from beers, wines, spirits, and classic cocktails all at $68. We also love their reasonably priced bar snacks. Available from 5 to 7pm, Monday to Thursday.
Poem, 5/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2810 6166
Enjoy your choice of signature cocktail, house wine or beer with a snack at $50 during Pazta’s happy hour. From cold cuts to chicken liver pate and dry-cured ham, an array of Italian sides are freshly served to accompany your drink. What’s do we love most about Pazta? Their Aperitivo Tuesday Treat comes with a complimentary antipasti buffet from 6 to 9pm when you order a drink.
Pazta, Shop 03-G08, G/F Barrack Block, Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2626 1186
17. Divino Wine Bar & Restaurant
There’s a reason why Divino Wine Bar & Restaurant has been loved for seventeen years. Other than their huge 21-pages long wine menu, they also have various types of cocktails, spirits and craft beers. Enjoy two hours of free-flow alcohol on Saturday at $198 from noon to 6pm. There are also nine types of cigars available.
Divino Wine Bar & Restaurant, 73 Wyndham Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2167 8883
We’ve fallen head over heels for Monsoon’s refreshing drinks and delicious snacks. Priced at $168, their daily free-flow package is inclusive of over eighteen types of beverages, ranging from wines to spirits, and juices to cocktails. If you happen to be at Monsoon between 3 and 5.30pm for happy hour, get their high tea set ($248 for two) and pair your boozy drinks with an array of rice paper rolls, cakes, seafood and more.
Monsoon, Shop 1045, 1/F Elements, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2511 0100
19. Boticario Bar & Grill
Let the vibrant waterfront hangout Boticario Bar & Grill cure your work stress. From 3 to 7pm everyday, enjoy buy-one-get-one-free beverages with prices ranging from $68 to $108. Built on the concept of healing, Boticario’s cocktails come in picture-perfect glass containers, such as the rose pink Shell to Pay and deep red Brave Bullfighter. Make sure to check out on their spacious balcony for soothing sea breezes.
Boticario Bar & Grill, Shop G5 & UG 15, Tsim Sha Tsui Centre, 66 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Hong Kong, p. 2765 0800
21. Second Draft
Enjoy 20% off all tapped beer from Monday to Friday before 8pm at Second Draft. Made by renowned local and foreign breweries like Young Master, Yardley Brothers, and Cigar City, their craft beer goes well with their mind-blowing fusion dishes, such as Tai Hang Fries ($78), Jer Jer Buffalo Wings ($138), and White Bait Cerritos ($78). This gastropub is a must-visit place if you are exploring the Tai Hang neighbourhood.
Second Draft, G/F, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, p. 2656 0232
22. Rula Live
Enjoy a 50% off discount on selected beers, wines, ciders, and spirits every day from 4 to 8pm at Rula Live in LKF.
Find out why Rula Live is also one of our fave Irish bars in Hong Kong.
Rula Live, G/F, Grand Progress Building, 58-62 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, p. 6031 2116
23. Gradini Ristorante e Bar Italiano
Looking for the best happy hours? Gradini wants you to sparkle during happy hour, so they offer Prosecco-Tio between 5 and 9pm every day. For $78, enjoy drinks from the bubbly collection and complimentary sample plates of cheese and cold cuts. Bellisimo!
Gradini Ristorante e Bar Italiano, Lobby Level, The Pottinger Hong Kong, 74 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2308 3088
Looking for that regular stopover for post-work drinks? Well look no further, Happy Hour is available Monday to Friday from 3 to 8pm. You can pair your steaks with half-priced bottled beer, draught beer, champagne, wine, and spirits.
Frites has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
Nothing like unwinding with a beautiful al fresco setting in the heart of Central. The restaurant is well known for its delicious Peruvian food, and of course you cannot miss the happy hour deals. You can enjoy house wine, prosecco, and beer for $50, and add another $10 for cocktails. Just head over any weekday from 3 to 6 pm.
ICHU, 3/F, H Queen’s, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, p. 2477 7717
A classy and contemporary-chic tavern that is tucked behind an umbrella shop, one of the perks of this secret locay is that you’re bound to find less crowds here. Winner of the Best Bar in Hong Kong in the 2021 Love Local Awards, the bar’s retro vibes are often paired with live music and of course happy hour deals. You can get red wine, white wine, craft beer, vodka and gin for $60, and cocktails for $80. Happy hour is from 5 to 8pm on Monday to Saturday.
Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, p.2116 8949
This deluxe fine dining restaurant has whipped up an Aperitivo Hour for this season. Expect a range of fruity cocktails and free-flow canapés, curated by Sevva’s founder, Bonnae Gokson. There are five special cocktails available, including the gin and sake-based What Women Want ($185), as well as Fresh ($185), which is made with Pimms, and more. This is a limited-time event, going from 6 till 9pm every Thursday and Friday until August 31. Don’t miss out!
Sevva, 25/F, Landmark Prince’s, 10 Chater Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2537 1388
28. Funky Monkey
One of the best known tiki bars in Hong Kong, Funky Monkey is a fun and exotic getaway ideal for clocking off and some crazy good times after sundown. While there are different deals for each of Funky Monkey’s three branches, the happy hour deal remains the same – buy one, get one free. Note that the happy hour goes from 5 to 8pm at TST, while it starts from 3pm at the new Tung Chung branch. If it’s your first time at the Funky Monkey, we’d recommend the Flaming Monkey ($128), which is a variation of the Zombie, a popular tiki cocktail. This rum-based bev is pretty damn strong, plus it has a fire performance (!) to go with it – perfect for the ’gram!
Funky Monkey has several locations in Hong Kong.
29. Amalfitana Central
Having finally obtained its full liquor license (yay!), Amalfitana Central is launching its extensive drinks menu and promotions. Every weekday between 3 and 6pm, head to this bar and resto for the Amalfi Hour. During this period, you can enjoy classic cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, Negroni, Monte Mule, and others for just $58. Wines and prosecco cost $48 per glass, and Peroni is $38 for a bottle. Alternatively, opt for its signature concoctions, like the Hugo Watermelon. Made with salted watermelon, Italicus bergamot liqueur, americano bianco vermouth, soda, and prosecco, this refreshing drink is served in a goblet, along with a fresh watermelon – and here’s your perfect summer cooler.
Amalfitana Central, Shops D & E, G/F, Yu Yuet Lai Building, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2688 2001
30. The Dispensary
The quaint quarters of Tai Kwun have plenty of gems nestled inside. The Dispensary is sandwiched between Statement and The Chinese Library and their Prison Break Hour deals start at 4pm every day. Enjoy classic cocktails at just $50 a glass!
The Dispensary, Block 01, Tai Kwun, Police Headquarters, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2848 3000
A slightly upscale pizza joint, Emmer’s happy hour comes with ridiculously cheap quality wine, spirits, and cocktails all priced at $41. Drop by any day from 4-8pm to pair your pizza with the best reds on the menu. We love the alfresco dining later in the evening when the Pacific Place terrace lights up.
Emmer, Shop no. 407, Level 4, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, p. 2780 1110
This new restaurant in town is offering amazing American-Italian cuisine – and some awesome happy hour deals, too. Running all the way from noon till 7pm, this lengthy happy hour gives you the best reason for cheeky day-time drinking (hey, don’t judge!) Taking at least $10 off the regular price (and a bottle of champagne costs $100 less during happy hour), you won’t have to worry about breaking your wallet. And whether you’re hoping to enjoy wine by the glass or by the bottle, or looking for classic cocktails and spirits, Americano’s extensive menu will have you covered.
Americano, Shop A, G/F, Kam Hei Mansion, 33 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2628 6186