5 Unique Cafes in Hong Kong You Must Visit
By Jessica Cheng
Hong Kong's new wave of cafes have added a fresh touch to the restaurant & bar scene the city is popularly known for. From gorgeous interiors to interesting lifestyle experiences, we've rounded up some of our favourite cafes in this city for you to kick it.
1. SENSORY ZERO | The Unpolished Gem in the Town
Wong Chuk Hang has ditched its industrial roots and paved the way for creative designers, artists, entrepreneurs and cafes. Take a walk around the neighbourhood and you'll be treated to eccentric wall art & Instagram-worthy backdrops. Sensory Zero is undoubtedly an unpolished gem in this secret corner. It is a new concept cafe that brings you a multi-dimensional SENSORY experience. In addition to their fine coffee and pastries, the cafe also has an in-house boxing ring for people to take classes. It also occupies a corner of the cavernous Lane Crawford furniture showroom. Trust me, you will stumble across many unexpected activities like movie nights, mini concerts, art exhibitions and coffee workshops at Sensory Zero.
Address: 2 Heung Yip Road Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: Monday – Sunday 8 am - 8 pm
2. FRESCA | Organic Healthy Cafe
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A healthy outside always starts from the inside. Let’s live a healthier life in 2018! A warm cafe on Hollywood Road, Fresca serves delicious, fresh and healthy fare using local & organic ingredients. The creative takeaway salad bar allows our busy Hong Kong professionals to select a wide range of options for their salad during weekdays. Customers can simply pick the base of salad, tasty toppings, their favourite extras and you are good to go!
Address: 54A Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 7:30 pm; Saturday 8 am – 5 pm
3. MUM'S NOT HOME | A Secret Hangout
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This place is a hippie's treasure trove! Antiques, vintage finds and art collectibles decorate this hole-in-the-wall. Mum's Not Home has quickly become a hot destination amongst this city's hipsters. The café was opened by a globe-trotting couple who love collecting rare bric-a-brac for sale. Guests can enjoy indie live concerts, vintage pop-up shops, and galaxy-coloured drinks and homemade cakes at this cafe. Haircuts are on the menu too! But, what customers love the most is the warm service and electric vibe provided by the two friendly owners of the café.
Address: 1/F, 302 Shanghai Street Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong
Opening hours: Monday 2 pm – 6 pm; Thursday – Sunday 2 pm – 8 pm
4. FLEUR ET CAFE | Flowers Blooming Café
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Seeking some floral therapy? A coffee corner full of blossoms at Fleur et Café has to be on your agenda this weekend! This cafe and florist shop has some of the most romantic and vintage blooms and serves the finest cakes and sweets. And if you're looking for a fun, craft activity, they also host their own floral arrangement sessions & workshops to make Summer Straw Hats. What are you waiting for? Take your girls out for a cup of latte and take in the aroma of sweet cakes and stunning flowers!
Address: G/F., 52 Po Hing Fong, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: Monday – Wednesday 11 am – 7 pm; Friday – Sunday 11 am – 7 pm
5. STARBUCKS | Coffee Shop with a Bing Sutt Twist
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If you are looking for a Starbucks Concept Store that can best represent traditional Hong Kong, you may want to make your way to Bing Sutt themed Starbucks Coffee shop in Central. Stepping into this particular Starbucks will instantly take you back to the 1960s. The shop honours the heritage and tradition of Hong Kong through its vintage design and old-fashioned decoration. The menu has also been inspired by traditional Chinese offerings such as egg tarts, pineapple buns, milk tea and Yuenyeung. You won't find this at your everyday Starbucks!
Address: Shop M2, Mezzanine level, Baskerville House, 13 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong
Opening Hours: Monday –Thursday 7 am – 9 pm; Friday 7 am – 10 pm; Saturday 8 am –10pm; Sunday 9 am – 8 pm