Your ultimate guide to Hong Kong

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

The best places to Instagram in Hong Kong
Things to do

The best places to Instagram in Hong Kong

Whether you’re looking to gather new followers or just want to spend a fun day taking cool photos, these are the best places to get snapping

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...  

Happy Wednesday Carnivale of Action
Things to do

Happy Wednesday Carnivale of Action

Happy Wednesdays is going all-out fiesta loco this entire June as Happy Valley Racecourse celebrates Brazil’s world-famous Rio Carnival at their regular weekly shindig. Pop along to the racecourse on one of the four consecutive Happy Wednesday nights of June 7, 14, 21 and 28 to enjoy sultry performances, exciting summer-themed games, lip-smacking frozen beers and beer popsicles. Not to mention, top racing action.Show off your best moves and join the beautiful samba dancers in their trackside performance. For even more fun and action, head over to the VR station to try your hand at being a virtual jockey, featuring the popular Brazilian rider Joao Moreira. Capture the memories by hopping into the photo zone and strike your best cowabunga pose with accompanying surfboards, plus grab the chance to win amazing prizes. To top it all off, cool down with some ice-cool frozen beers and beer popsicles throughout the evening. That’s your Wednesday night sorted then.   

Alvy’s
Restaurants

Alvy’s

Say hello to Kennedy Town’s newest best restaurant.

Time Out says
  • 4 out of 5 stars
The best things to do in Hong Kong on a rainy day
Things to do

The best things to do in Hong Kong on a rainy day

Don’t let a sudden downpour put you off having fun. Hong Kong has a wealth of amazing things to do, and staying indoors can be just as entertaining as hitting a hiking trail.

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 best things to do on a rainy day
Things to do

The best things to do on a rainy day

A sudden downpour doesn’t mean you have to stop having fun in Hong Kong.

The 100 greatest Hong Kong films
Film

The 100 greatest Hong Kong films

Time Out's definitive 100 best Hong Kong movies.

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.