Finding fun and interesting gifts for men in Hong Kong can be hard, so we’ve compiled a list of great gift ideas for him
On the busy streets of the city, you will always be able to find a place to shop, including Hong Kong fashion brands, street markets, and large shopping malls featuring international designers. We at Honeycombers Hong Kong love indulging in shopping adventures from time to time, but buying gifts for men in Hong Kong – and, in fact, anywhere – can sometimes be difficult. We’ve put together a guide to gift ideas for men in your life (including amazing experiences he’ll never forget!), from action sports, to technology, homeware, wellness, and fashion – no matter what he likes, we’ve got some ideas for you. Plus, have you taken a look at all our gift guides?
Gifts for men
Every home could use a nice houseplant, and terrariums are a twist on the classic pot plant gift. The glass jar plant is small enough to be placed in his house, office, bathroom or desk; purchase one that is already made, or add a personal touch by customising and designing your own for him. Terrariums don’t require much maintenance, and everyone living in the city could use a little bit of nature and greenery in their day-to-day lives.
Glass Farm, Room 110, 1/F, Genplas Industrial Building, 56 Hoi Yuen Road, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, p. 9836 6033, 觀塘區開源道56號大眾工業大廈1樓110室
For all men who are lovers of coffee or tea, purchase the perfect vessel for their preferred poison. Choose a quirky and fun mug that will bring a little excitement to an otherwise daily routine and average workday. Find affordable novelty designed mugs at Typo in Cotton On including The Simpson’s Duff Beer mugs, Star Wars mugs, and anthropomorphic mugs.
Cotton On has branches across Hong Kong
3. Coffee Beans
If your’e looking for gifts for men in Hong Kong, a well roasted bag of coffee beans are an easy and simple gift for him. For all men who enjoy a good cup of coffee – morning, lunch, afternoon and night, grab some coffee beans from Knockbox Coffee Company in Mong Kok. The cafe has thirteen different roasted coffee beans to choose from and enjoy.
Knockbox Coffee Company, 21 Hak Po Street, Mong Kok, Hong Kong, p. 2781 0363, 旺角黑布街21號地下
4. Scented Candles
A simple homeware gift idea for him are scented candles, which are a welcome addition to any living or working space. Aromatherapy is an easy way to improve general wellbeing and depending on the individual candle scent, it can help destress, clear your mind and relax. Add a personal touch by making and decorating your own or purchase one in-store at The Candle Company in Central.
The Candle Company, 11 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2545 0099, 中環擺花街11號
Men who love a good drink are in luck! Johnnie Walker Blue Label has partnered with British designer Tom Dixon to create The Johnnie Walker Blue Label Capsule Series. The exclusive limited-edition contemporary bottle is inspired by the craft and heritage of rare Scotch Whisky, where the copper theme design is reminiscent of the pot stills used in whisky distillation.
Lane Crawford, Podium 3, IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2118 5720, 中環金融街8號國際金融中心商場3樓
Socks are always a great practical gift; they’re worn to the gym, to work, and occasionally at home to keep you cosy during the winter season. Purchase your male family member, friend, or lover a pair of quirky patterned socks that matches their personality. A striped or spotted coloured pair of socks will always brighten their day.
Shop Happy Socks online.
7. Headphones or Earphones
Whether it’s going to the gym, to and from work, or day-to-day travel, headphones or earphones are always a great practical gift for those who enjoy quality sounds. For the men in Hong Kong who love their music, purchase a pair of quality headphones or earphones at Bang & Olufsen that will block out outside noise and elevate their sound experience.
Bang & Olufsen has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
8. Game Console or Video Games
No matter the age, a game console or a single video game always make amazing presents. Purchase either a game console from Xbox, Nintendo or Playstation or an individual video game including Resident Evil, Horizon: Zero Dawn, Nioh, Nier Automata, Assassins Creed, Mario and Zelda. Purchase online or at Fortress stores across town.
Fortress has branches across Hong Kong.
9. Camera or Drone
A camera or a drone is a great gift for those who enjoy taking stunning and impressive photos and videos. For the men who aspire to be a photographer, videographer, who appreciate exploration and love travelling, gift him with the gadgets to capture those precious moments. Head to the Golden Computer Arcade in Sham Shui Po which feature the latest in technological gadgets as well as computers, video games, game consoles and more.
Golden Computer Arcade, Golden Building, 146-152 Fuk Wa Street, Un Chau, Sham Shui Po, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2729 2101, 深水埗區福華街146-152號黃金大廈
10. Sex Toys
Sex toys are always a classic and fun gag gift. Purchase something specifically for him, or for him and his partner to potentially use. There is a wide range of products to choose from depending on sexual preferences including sex dice, lube, flavoured condoms, blindfolds, handcuffs, whips, bondage rope, nipple clamps, dildos, vibrators, anal beads and more.
Read more about shopping sex shops in Hong Kong here.
S. Relax, G26B, Rise Shopping Arcade, No. 5-11, Granville Circuit, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 9630 9797, 尖沙咀嘉蘭圍5-11號利時商場地下G26B號鋪
Specifically for the girlfriends, wives or lovers of men, purchase a set of provocative lingerie as a present for him and yourself. Feel both sensual and seductive while stimulating him visually and sexually. There’s a wide range of pieces to choose from, including designer, sheer, lace, floral, silk, satin, leather and bondage intimate wear.
Read more about shopping lingerie in Hong Kong here.
Intimissimi has multiple locations in Hong Kong.
Have a guy in your life who is down for the fitness life? Thankfully, stylish activewear for guys is now a reality and Hong Kong is packed full of stores that sell great sports shoes, clothing, bags and accessories to keep the special guy in your life looking on point. Check out where to shop men’s activewear in Hong Kong here.
13. Craft beer
When it comes to gifts for men, beer has long been a classic option, and, in case you didn’t know, Hong Kong is jam-packed full of craft breweries that make unique tipples that many guys will enjoy. Whether the man in your life goes mad for pilsner, IPA or stout, you’ll find whatever you’re looking for in our guide to Hong Kong craft beers.
All though we are blessed with convenient e-notes, some people still prefer to write things on paper. If you are looking for unique notebooks made by local artists, check out Qraftie’s Stitchable Travel Notebook or Finger Counting Notebook. Since notebooks and pens always go together, we think it would be great to pair your gift with a stylish fountain pen from Parker.
15. Gift Cards
Let’s admit that it can be hard to know exactly what the man in your life wants, but getting them gift cards is always a good idea. We have gathered a list of places to buy vouchers and gift cards in Hong Kong for every budget, ranging from fashion, food, beauty to electronics. If he is a hardcore gamer, he will probably be dying to receive a Google Play gift card.
Rarely do you find a guy who dislikes a hearty meat dinner. Whether you plan to get premium meat from popular butchers or have a juicy steak at restaurants, this will surely win your dude’s affection. Yakinikumafia serves a delectable Ozaki Beef Omakase set ($980) where you can sample premium rare cuts like rib cap and chuck eye accompanied by mouth-watering sides. If you wish to enjoy the food at home, Yakinikumafia also provides Home Experience Grill Set for two ($1,780 to $2,380) with a 200g Ozaki Ribeye, 300g Ozaki Beef platter and a range of sides.
Yakinikumafia, 2/F Hollywood Centre, 233 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 3105 1250
17. Chocolates from Charbonnel et Walker
It’s true, it’s not just the ladies who love to receive some sweet treats, men love them too! Take it up a notch and get your man chocolates infused with liquor for some extra treat on the good stuff. One of the best sellers include dark Marc de Champagne chocolate truffles, but the whisky truffles and Sipsmith gin chocolate truffles get our nod too. Of course, there are always non-alcoholic options too like the assorted chocolate and truffle gift boxes.
Charbonnel et Walker, Shop 216A, 2/F, The Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9303 6782
18. Hand-crafted wine stand
Handmade gifts are guaranteed to make men go pink cheeks as it’s that extra thoughtful step that gets them. If you don’t want to get your hands dirty, good for us that Qraftie does the job. Though this wine stand won’t be showing off your own craftsmanship, its quality is assured by the hands of local craftsmen. These wine holders are combined by cutoff solid wood and mixed with different styles of epoxy resin and no two pieces look the same. We think this one is absolutely stellar!
Shop Qraftie online.
19. Did someone say cake?
Say it with cake! For men with a sweet tooth, they’ll love the decadent and soft treats from Lucullus. The Dark Magic, curated with 72% dark chocolate looks so elegant and is layered with dark chocolate mousse, almond sponge and hazelnut crunchy chocolate. Or you can go for the classic Blackforest Cake with literal cherries on top.
Lucullus has branches across Hong Kong.
20. Hair growth serum
This one’s definitely not to shame men on hair loss, it’s a practical gift for the gents that worry stiff about losing hair that they end up losing hair even more! Nanogen’s Growth Factor Thickening Treatment Serum promotes healthy hair growth for increased thickness and density. It’s paraben-free, cruelty-free, non-clonogenic, and dermatologically tested for use on sensitive skin.
Shop Nanogen online on Look Fantastic.
Experience-based gift for men in Hong Kong
21. Facial and Massage
Facials and massages are not exclusively for women, and can also make a great gift for men – who doesn’t like to relax and be pampered? Gentlemen’s Tonic is an award-winning traditional barbershop that also offers lifestyle grooming services including steamed facials, anti-aging facials, aromatherapy facials, eye treatments, shoulder massages, hand treatments and Indian head massages. Select an individual treatment or a package for him to enjoy.
Read our guide to best facials in Hong Kong here
Gentlemen’s Tonic, Sun Lee Building, 43-49 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2525 2455, 中環威靈頓街43-49號新利大廈
22. Barber Cut
Instead of the usual electric shaver present, opt for a more vintage grooming experience with a twist at The Duke’s Man Cave. Make an appointment for your brother, uncle, father, boyfriend or lover at the three floor barbershop in Central. The Duke’s Man Cave not only provides a fresh cut and shave, but also offers cuban cigars, whisky, darts, a poker table, television and video games like PS4 and Nintendo. It’s an experience to remember.
Read our full list of barber shops in Hong Kong that we love here.
23. Health Clinic Checkup
The queen of television – Oprah Winfrey treats herself to a breast exam each and every year on her birthday, and we think prioritising one’s health is both smart and sexy. Men’s Health Solutions Center in Tsim Sha Tsui was founded on the principle of supporting and prioritising men’s health. The health clinic specialises in sexual health for men, and provides consultations and treatments for those suffering from erectile dysfunction, sexually transmitted diseases and issues related to the penis and foreskin. Men’s Health Solutions Center also offers general health check-ups, weight management programs, vaccinations, genetic tests as well as hair loss services including toupee manufacturing. Encourage the men in your life to get a regular health checkup and you can always go along for a little moral support too.
Men’s Health Solutions Center, Room 1211, Ocean Centre, 5 Canton Road, Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2375 3322, 尖沙咀廣東道5號海港城海運大廈1211號鋪
24. Eico Paint
Do you have a man in your life that loves to DIY around the house? Give him with the gift of eco-friendly paint in Hong Kong. Purchase him a range of different colours and shades for him to finish his many DIY projects or gift him with his own personalised colour and even name it after him.
Read more about founder of Eico Joakim Cimmerbeck here.
Eico, Room B, 2/F, Evergreen Industrial Mansion, 12 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, p. 2677 9377, 黄竹坑業發街12號松柏工業大廈2樓B室
25. Paintball or Lasertag
Paintball or lasertag is an action sport and war game that is fun, exciting and thrilling. It is an experience-based gift, that is perfect for guys who already seem to have everything. Enjoy different styles of the classic game like team elimination, capture the flag, kill the team leader and more at D.G.W..
D.G.W., 69 Bedford Road, Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong, p. 2342 1393
26. Trampoline Park
Exclusively for him or inclusive of his friends, gift him the experience of some thrilling and exciting action sports at Hong Kong’s first trampoline park – Ryze Hong Kong. The trampoline park has a foam pit, a rope-climbing ninja course and 7000 square feet of trampolines! Prepare to run, jump, leap, climb and work on your backflips.
Ryze Hong Kong, Kodak House 1, 321 Java Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, p. 2337 8191, 北角渣華道321號柯達大廈1期
27. Bubble Soccer
For the men in Hong Kong who enjoy a unique experience, a twist on the classic game of soccer, Bubble soccer allows him and his friends to run, kick, smash, and bump into each other while wearing neon bubble suits. Referred to as the after party game of the World Cup, strategise how to score points in bubble suits by getting the ball into the opposing team’s goal in four minute rounds at Crossfire Arena in Taikoo.
Crossfire Arena, 13D, Wah Ha Building, 8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo, Hong Kong, p. 3461 9023, 香港太古船塢里8號華廈大廈13樓D室
28. Fishing Trip
For those men out there who enjoy a good fishing trip, gift him with his next Hong Kong fishing adventure. Saffron Cruises has the largest fleet of boats, yachts, sailing boats and junk boats that are ideal for fun days out at sea. They offers three types of fishing trips including squid fishing, deep water fishing or overnight fishing. We think this is one of the coolest gifts for men in Hong Kong.
Saffron Cruises, 69 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, p. 6493 2650, 上環永樂街69號
Looking for gifts for men that will get their blood pumping? A thrilling and memorable gift that is not for the tame or faint-hearted, but for the action seekers is skydiving. Purchase a weekend to Bangkok for tandem skydiving, this can be exclusively for him or inclusive of him and a few of his friends with Skydive Hong Kong. For the brave extreme-action seekers you can also try the free fall skydiving experience at your own risk!
Skydive Hong Kong, 20/F, Central Tower, 28 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, p. 9827 9397, 中環皇后大道中28號中匯大廈20樓
30. Dine Out
A nice meal away from home always means a great time, get dressed up for some good food, flowing conversation and superb wine at his favourite restaurant. Treat him to a dinner and a night out depending on his food palette preferences, or try one of our favourites – Arcane. Located in Central, Arcane offers a unique dining experience where you can enjoy the views of a beautiful British garden while being served delicious Hokkaido scallops, wagyu beef, sauteed potato gnocchi and more.
Read more about Arcane here.
Arcane, 3/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2728 0178, 中環安蘭街18號3樓
31. Sandbox VR
Looking for gifts for men in Hong Kong who love tech? You can’t beat Sandbox VR for a guaranteed good time shooting up zombies and saving the world from evil skeletons. Suit up in state-of-the-art equipment before choosing your weapon and entering another world.
Check out our review of Sandbox VR here. P.S. we loved it!
32. Bun’s 2020
For the retro-loving men in your life, Bun’s 2020 will be a nostalgic getaway. Grab your skates and roll around this Insta-worthy rink and let your inner child out. There are also courses suitable for beginners and advanced rollers. And with the blasting music, you’re bound to get groovy!
Find out more about Bun’s 2020.
33. Board games cafe
It’s always fun to get a little competitive when playing board games, be it a round of Monopoly, Catan, or Taboo. Our go-to board games cafe is Wheat and Wood – it’s spacious, has a decent range of board games, and serves alcohol because there’s nothing like drunk Jenga! You will easily spend at least three hours here and it makes for a fun afternoon or evening.
Wheat and Wood, Shop 6, Ground Floor, Brilliant Court, 28 Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, p. 2399 0433
34. Tram party
Nothing gets the party started like popping open a champagne bottle on the open roof of a tram! A unique party experience in Hong Kong, gather all your pals and throw a birthday party for your guy bestie/partner/family member and they will love it (and so will the guests!). Prices start from $1,200 per hour and divide that with a maximum of 40 peeps!
Book your tram party here.