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How John Anthony is changing Hong Kong cocktail culture for the better
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How John Anthony is changing Hong Kong cocktail culture for the better

Cantonese bar-restaurant John Anthony eyes total sustainability with its new cocktails

These women are transforming the drinks business in Hong Kong
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These women are transforming the drinks business in Hong Kong

Beer, wine and cocktails aren't the domain of men alone

Hong Kong's best themed cocktail bars
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Hong Kong's best themed cocktail bars

The next time you want more than just a great drink, check out these playful watering holes, hidden in plain sight across Hong Kong.

15 best bars in Causeway Bay
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15 best bars in Causeway Bay

The crowded neighbourhood has heaps to offer to bar hoppers, from Belgian beer specialists and sky-high bars to humble sports pubs. Draw inspiration for your next night out with this rundown of the best bars in Causeway Bay.

The best booze events in Hong Kong this week
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The best booze events in Hong Kong this week

It’s a long weekend. That means you can afford to live a little and sleep it off on Saturday and Sunday, right? Or maybe you’re gearing up for Rugby Sevens. Whatever the case, there are several booze events happening this week to get your Sevens weekend started early. 

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The ThirtySix Bar & Co
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The ThirtySix Bar & Co

One of the most popular cocktail breeds in Japan, the highball is a mix of a spirit and a larger portion of a nonalcoholic mixer. While plenty of drinks fit this classification – a G&T and yes, even a Jack and coke, technically belong to this family – the highball is enjoying a new spot in the limelight, fuelled in part by the new-found popularity of the whisky highball in the United States. It started in 2017 when Williamsburg hipster hotspot Kinfolk 90 became the first bar in New York to have a highball-making machine (supplied by whisky distiller Suntory, no less). That kick-started a surge of interest in the cocktail in America and within a year, the New York Times was declaring the summer ‘highball season’. The highball trend is slowing picking up here in Hong Kong too and The ThirtySix is the newest space to jump on train, after Black Sheep’s take on an izakaya, Fukuro, beat it to the punch last year. Sitting above Hollywood Road, this new concept occupies the spot formerly belonging to whisky and cocktail bar Angel’s Share. The physical layout is nearly identical, though the décor has changed substantially. Where Angel’s Share had a uniform gentlemen’s-club vibe, The ThirtySix is a somewhat incoherent mishmash of styles. The place takes its drinks seriously but serves them on light-up coasters that look like they belong at Levels or Drop. The furniture, also, is a mix of clubby tables and stools and deep leather chairs that look like they were left behind by the previ

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
Draft Land
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Draft Land

It’s all cocktails on tap here – and the results are surprisingly brilliant.

Time Out says
4 out of 5 stars
Users say
5 out of 5 stars
The Dispensary
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The Dispensary

This gorgeous bar in Tai Kwun has good drinks and is an ideal spot for dates.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
The Chase
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The Chase

Reasonable bar that’s a destination for its great terrace area.

Time Out says
3 out of 5 stars
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