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Review: Silencio
Restaurants Review: Silencio

Slick, high-end izakaya with loads of noise behind it but not enough substance inside

Avengers: Endgame
Film Avengers: Endgame

Arriving with the momentum that only 21 previous global blockbusters can provide Avengers: Endgame is the multiplex-rattling and curiously emotional culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe—at least until the next chapter. 

17 best restaurants in Sheung Wan
Restaurants 17 best restaurants in Sheung Wan

From dim sum to Indian and Nepalese to Chinese-meets-French cuisine worthy of Michelin acclaim, Sheung Wan has it all. Here are the top picks in this booming ’hood. 

Seven things not to miss at this year’s Le French May
Things to do Seven things not to miss at this year’s Le French May

Le French May brings an action-packed line-up of performances and art exhibitions featuring top French artists and talents, film events and culinary experiences.

8 best cooked food markets in Hong Kong
Restaurants 8 best cooked food markets in Hong Kong

Check out these food stalls the next time you’re looking to eat on a budget without sacrificing quality.

If Game of Thrones was set in Hong Kong
Things to do If Game of Thrones was set in Hong Kong

We’ve imagined what locations in Hong Kong match those featured in A Song of Ice and Fire.

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The best of Hong Kong

The best Hong Kong restaurants
Restaurants The best Hong Kong restaurants

From sushi to cart noodles, this is the best of the best in our food-obsessed city.

The best rooftop bars in Hong Kong
Bars and pubs The best rooftop bars in Hong Kong

Escape above the hustle and bustle of the city at these bars with fantastic views and fantastic drinks to match.

Secret islands in Hong Kong
Things to do Secret islands in Hong Kong

Lukewarm towards Lamma? Cheesed off with Cheung Chau? Discover the best things to do on Hong Kong’s outlying islands.

The best alternative hikes in Hong Kong
Sport and fitness The best alternative hikes in Hong Kong

Tired of the Morning Trail to the Peak? Here are some less well-known hikes great for exercise and with some stunning views.

The best cheap eats in Hong Kong
Restaurants The best cheap eats in Hong Kong

Food is more than a passion in Hong Kong. It’s a way of life. From some of the best brunches anywhere to our humble street food and awesome dim sum, our food scene is tops. But many meals come with a hefty price tag, so we’ve picked 50 of the best cheap eats in Hong Kong under $50 so you can treat your stomach like royalty, without the royal price tag.

The 50 best bars in Hong Kong
Bars and pubs The 50 best bars in Hong Kong

We’re spoilt for choice in Hong Kong. Our famously crowded city is stacked and packed with great bars, especially in bustling neighbourhoods like Central and Wan Chai. Whether you prefer to relax over a craft brew, a single malt, a glass of red or a classic cocktail, Hong Kong has an amazing bar guaranteed to have you ordering ‘just one more round’.Let’s get started. And if we miss your favourite, let us know in the comments.

The best Hong Kong hikes
Sport and fitness The best Hong Kong hikes

Bombarded with choices from all the things to do in Hong Kong this weekend and looking to step out of the concrete jungle? A calorie-burning hike with jaw-dropping views is just the cure. Hong Kong has no shortage of amazing scenic hiking trails a short distance from city centre, varying in difficulty and offering everything from amazing bird's eye views of our SAR to stunning sunsets. Head to one of our favourite outlying islands to make it a day trip where you can discover more gorgeous hikes and hidden cultural gems. And if hiking is not quite your thing, why not hop on a bike and cycle along one of the city’s best cycling routes? 

Free things to do in Hong Kong
Things to do Free things to do in Hong Kong

We all know that Hong Kong isn’t a cheap place to live. And with exorbitant cemetery plots, the city isn’t even an affordable place to be dead. But there’s no need to panic when payday still seems far off and you’re down to your last dollars. There’s a wealth of free things to do in our SAR and we’ve rounded up the free gigs in Hong Kong's best music venues, free galleries, best comedy shows and much more to keep you going out every day of the week without having to spend a cent. 

The best dim sum in Hong Kong
Restaurants The best dim sum in Hong Kong

There's no dearth of dim sum in Hong Kong. From humble siu mai, to fluffly cha siu bao and soupy xiaolongbao, we pick out the best dim sum restaurants in Hong Kong.

The 100 best Hong Kong movies
Film The 100 best Hong Kong movies

Despite being such a small, cramped space, lil’ ol’ Hong Kong punches well above its weight. From the city’s top restaurants and their slew of Michelin stars to Hong Kong’s best bars, which are among the most creative in the region, our city proves that size isn’t everything. In fact, at the height of its influence, only the USA and India produced more films than Hong Kong. And our cinema is one of tremendous variety, too. From adaptations of popular Chinese opera, to Johnnie To’s gritty crime noirs, to the tales of repressed heartache that made Wong Kar-wai internationally famous, Hong Kong cinema can do it all. So what are the best Hong Kong movies of all time? Edmund Lee presents his definitive list chock full of some of the best films ever made anywhere on the planet.

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Hong Kong neighbourhood guides

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Tai Hang
Tai Hang

Lantau Island
Lantau Island

Peng Chau
Peng Chau

Yau Ma Tei
Yau Ma Tei

Mong Kok
Mong Kok

Mid-Levels
Mid-Levels

Central
Central

Cheung Chau
Cheung Chau

Stanley
Stanley

Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui

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The latest Hong Kong news

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Cosplay as your favourite Marvel character for a chance to win free tickets to Endgame

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Cosplay as your favourite Marvel character for a chance to win free tickets to Endgame
This beer-pairing dinner at 65 Peel puts sour beers in the spotlight

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This beer-pairing dinner at 65 Peel puts sour beers in the spotlight
The original % Arabica in Discovery Bay is closing down this Saturday

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The original % Arabica in Discovery Bay is closing down this Saturday
Disney’s The Lion King musical is roaring its way to Hong Kong this December

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Disney’s The Lion King musical is roaring its way to Hong Kong this December
Thailand’s most popular milk tea brand Cha Tra Mue to open Hong Kong flagship store

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Thailand’s most popular milk tea brand Cha Tra Mue to open Hong Kong flagship store
Two of Hong Kong’s top chefs are opening a new restaurant in Soho this May

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Two of Hong Kong’s top chefs are opening a new restaurant in Soho this May
Stuff your face and IG feed with Cardcaptor Sakura-themed dim sum

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Stuff your face and IG feed with Cardcaptor Sakura-themed dim sum
Two of the world's best bartenders are joining hands at Vea this May

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Two of the world's best bartenders are joining hands at Vea this May
A giant 4.5m Iron Man installation and life-sized Avengers have taken over Hysan Place

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A giant 4.5m Iron Man installation and life-sized Avengers have taken over Hysan Place
This new café in Causeway Bay is about to take over your Instagram feed

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This new café in Causeway Bay is about to take over your Instagram feed
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Best events in Hong Kong this week

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Harvest Feast 2019 (Cancelled)

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Harvest Feast 2019 (Cancelled)
Broad Cast: Best in Show

LGBT

Broad Cast: Best in Show
Liu Bolin: New Change

Art

Liu Bolin: New Change
Elmgreen and Dragset: Overheated

Art

Elmgreen and Dragset: Overheated
Soul Food Thai x 100 Mahaseth

Restaurants

Soul Food Thai x 100 Mahaseth
Okuda San Miguel: Digital Zoo

Art

Okuda San Miguel: Digital Zoo
Performing Society: The Violence of Gender

Art

Performing Society: The Violence of Gender
Green Market

Things to do

Green Market
Super Easter Race

Kids

Super Easter Race
French Traditional Gourmet Market

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French Traditional Gourmet Market
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