Your ultimate guide to Hong Kong

Discover the best Hong Kong events, things to do, restaurants, shops and nightlife

Free exhibitions in Hong Kong
Things to do

Free exhibitions in Hong Kong

Exhibitions often come and go in Hong Kong, whether it features people’s favourite cartoon characters like Hello Kitty or Gudetama or luxury showcase of high-end retail brands like Louis Vuitton, follow our guide to get your culture fix completely free of charge. From special themed exhibitions at some of the best museums in Hong Kong and exciting new displays at the city’s top art galleries to pop-up shows happening during the week, there’s a wealth of free things to do in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong’s coolest hidden alleyways
Things to do

Hong Kong’s coolest hidden alleyways

Hong Kong is blessed with amazing secret islands, gorgeous beaches and brilliant hiking trails that are the envy of Time Out cities worldwide. Oddly enough, Hong Kong’s many alleways aren’t held in quite such high esteem. But if you think all alleyways are dank, dark and dangerous, then think again. The intrepid staff of Time Out have jumped oily puddles, dodged noxious bin bags and sidestepped unknown drips to locate the best secret spots in alleyways actually worth lingering in. In fact, these streets are so secret they don’t even have names...  

Hong Kong’s best siu mei
Restaurants

Hong Kong’s best siu mei

Siu mei – think deliciously cured meats hanging in restaurant front windows, dripping in their flavourful juices – is one of Hong Kong’s signature cuisines. Here are some of the city’s tastiest purveyors of these carnivorous delights.

The best Hong Kong attractions
Things to do

The best Hong Kong attractions

Our ultimate guide to the top attractions to visit and tick them off one by one

The most Instagram-worthy cocktails in Hong Kong
Bars and pubs

The most Instagram-worthy cocktails in Hong Kong

These are Hong Kong's most Instagram-worthy cocktails, so get sip and snap happy!

The best of Hong Kong

The best things to do in Hong Kong
Things to do

The best things to do in Hong Kong

These are the essential things to see, do, eat and drink while you’re in town.

The 100 greatest Hong Kong films
Film

The 100 greatest Hong Kong films

Time Out's definitive 100 best Hong Kong movies.

The 50 best cheap eats in Hong Kong 2016
Restaurants

The 50 best cheap eats in Hong Kong 2016

From dim sum to egg waffles, these are the best eats in Hong Kong for under $50.

The top ten hiking trails in Hong Kong
Sport and fitness

The top ten hiking trails in Hong Kong

Lace up those boots and get out of the city with the best hikes in Hong Kong.

Secret islands in Hong Kong
Things to do

Secret islands in Hong Kong

Lukewarm towards Lamma? Cheesed off with Cheung Chau?  Hong Kong is blessed with hundreds of islands, so it’s time to stop going back to the same old tourist traps. Looking to combine gorgeous sandy beaches, picturesque hikes and free things to do? These islands have got it all. Follow our guide and find out all the hidden gems and activities to do on our territory's outlying islands. 

The best rooftop bars in Hong Kong
Bars and pubs

The best rooftop bars in Hong Kong

Stunning drinks and even better views.