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The best happy hour deals in Hong Kong

A cheap drink needn’t mean a trip to Club 7-Eleven. Here’s our guide to genuinely great bars with excellent happy hours in Hong Kong
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By Time Out editors |
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Despite Hong Kong not usually being the cheapest when it comes to having a bevvy, the savvy drinker can land a bargain if they know what they’re doing. Here to help is our guide to the best happy hours in Hong Kong right now.

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20 best happy hour deals in Hong Kong

Restaurants, Contemporary European

12,000 Francs

icon-location-pin Central

Peel Street’s modern European wine bar has an excellent by-the-glass wine list and a none too shabby daily happy hour.

Happy hour deal: Sparkling wines, rosés, white and red wines, craft beers and ciders are all available at $50 each.

When: Monday to Sunday, 3pm-7pm.

Ce la Vie
Photo: Callaghan Walsh
Restaurants, Contemporary Asian

Ce La Vi

icon-location-pin Lan Kwai Fong

For a happy hour with a view, head to sky-high Ce La Vi at the top of California Tower.

Happy hour deal: Selected beers, wines, spirits and cocktails are two-for-one for a brain-numbing six hours every day.

When: Monday to Sunday, 3pm-9pm.

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Bars and pubs

Craft Brew & Co

icon-location-pin Soho

This craft beer joint boasts a broad range of suds from breweries across the globe.

Happy hour deal: Tap beers, proseccos, house wines and house spirits are all $38.

When: Monday to Friday, 3pm-7pm.

Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

The Envoy

icon-location-pin Central

If you think all hotel bars are stuffy, over-priced affairs, visit The Envoy during its daily happy hour to find out how wrong you are.

Happy hour deal: The Envoy’s deal is 20 percent off but what that applies to varies throughout the week. On Monday it’s 20 percent off spirit-free cocktails and spritzes; on Tuesday the discount is on The Envoy classics; Wednesday, it’s wine; Thursday, it’s signature cocktails; Friday sees champagne discounted; and on the weekend both signature cocktails and The Envoy classics get 20 percent off.

When: Monday to Sunday, 12pm-8pm.

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Bars and pubs

Foxglove

icon-location-pin Central

Hidden behind the facade of an umbrella shop, Foxglove is a swish speakeasy with frequent live music.

Happy hour deal: Mixers, such as Belvedere Vodka and Bulleit Bourbon, start from $50. If you’re feeling a bit more flush, try a signature martini ($80), made tableside from the rolling martini cart. 

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-8pm.

Tiki Tonga Tang
Photo: Calvin Sit
Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Honi Honi Tiki Cocktail Lounge

icon-location-pin Central

Arguably Hong Kong’s best tiki bar, Honi Honi has a straight-forward and very decent weekday deal.

Happy hour deal: Beers start from $35; cocktails, wines and prosecco start from $58.

When: Monday to Friday, 4pm-7pm.

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Big Bang cocktail at Jinjuu
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Restaurants, Korean

Jinjuu

icon-location-pin Lan Kwai Fong

Currently closed and in the process of moving to new digs, Jinjuu is home to one of HK’s best happy hour deals, not to mention great Korean nibbles.

Happy hour deal: The ‘Seoul Hour’ starts with cocktails, wines, beers and spirits costing $40 from 5pm-6pm. Thereafter, drinks increase in price by $10 each hour until 9pm – so they’re costing $70 by 8pm, basically.

When: Monday to Saturday, 5pm-9pm.

Le Garcon Saigon
Photo: Krzysztof Gora
Restaurants

Le Garcon Saigon

icon-location-pin Wan Chai

One of Wan Chai’s best Vietnamese grills also offers some extremely tempting happy hour deals throughout the week. 

Happy hour deal: Weekdays, it’s $38 for Saigonese beer and $58 for red and white wine. Come the weekend, the deal changes to free-flow H&B Rosé wine for $198.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-7pm. Saturday and Sunday, 3pm-6pm.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Lee Lo Mei

icon-location-pin Central

A flashy slice of Hong Kong vintage on Lyndhurst Terrace, Lee Lo Mei is a convenient place for a pit stop.

Happy hour deal:
 Select cocktails, wines, beers and house pours start from $48.

When: Monday to Sunday, 3pm-7pm.

Restaurants, American

Lily & Bloom

icon-location-pin Lan Kwai Fong

Hip American bar and eatery Lily & Bloom offers a generous four hours of happy hour deals throughout the week, and another three on Saturday.

Happy hour deal: Take advantage of the following – $40 beers and wines; $50 highballs; $60 daiquiris; $80 negronis; and $100 manhattans and martinis.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-9pm. Saturday, 6pm-9pm.

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Pabst beers
Photo: Ryan Muir
Restaurants, Italian

Linguini Fini

icon-location-pin Soho

Not just home to great pizzas, Linguini Fini also dishes up a mean happy hour. 

Happy hour deal: $98 for all-you-can-eat wings and fries, and all-you-can-drink Pabst Blue Ribbon beers.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-7pm.

Restaurants

Mrs Pound

icon-location-pin Sheung Wan

One of Hong Kong’s original hidden restaurants, Mrs Pound doesn’t just offer decent grub, but also a surprisingly affordable happy hour.

Happy hour deal: Beers and wines start from $50 and cocktails from $60. As you’d expect, there are some quality snacks available too, starting from $21.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-7pm.

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Bars and pubs, Cocktail bars

Origin

icon-location-pin Central

It’s not every day you get to try certain cocktails from one of Asia’s best bars at a discount – unless you’re talking about Origin.

Happy hour deal: 20 percent off beers and wines daily. Monday and Tuesday, signature cocktails are similarly discounted too; Wednesday and Thursday, gin classics are cut price; Friday and Saturday, signature gins receive the discount.

When: Monday to Sunday, 5pm-8pm.

Bars and pubs

The Pontiac

icon-location-pin Soho

Hong Kong’s best rock ’n’ roll dive bar has more than just a great playlist, it’s got a great happy hour deal too.

Happy hour deal: 
Take your pick from $15 canned beers, $30 bottled beers, $40 mixers and wines, and $50 cocktails.

When: Monday to Saturday, 5pm-8pm.

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Restaurants

Posto Pubblico

icon-location-pin Soho

A popular haunt on Elgin Street, New York Italian spot Posto has a dangerously good weekday deal.

Happy hour deal:
For $198 you get free-flow standard drinks – Peroni, wine, highballs and other standard drinks – plus all you can eat antipasti.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-7pm.

Bars and pubs

Rummin’ Tings

icon-location-pin Soho

This under-the-escalator spot serves up enough rum to make any rasta rebel cry. Its Saturday happy hour is especially welcome.

Happy hour deal: Select cocktails, beers, wines and house pours are 50 percent off.

When: Monday to Saturday, 3pm-7pm.

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Restaurants, Bistros

Scarlett Café and Wine Bar

icon-location-pin Tsim Sha Tsui

This airy, industrial chic spot nestled in TST’s Austin Avenue is a perfect place to while away a happy hour or two.

Happy hour deal: 
All items on the à la carte F&B menu are 50 percent off.

When: Monday to Sunday, 3pm-6pm.

Bars and pubs

Stone Nullah Tavern

icon-location-pin Wan Chai

The legendary $1 ‘beat the clock’ happy hour is back! It’s been rebranded ‘back to school’ but the deal is just as good as ever.

Happy hour deal:
 House beers, wines and spirits cost $1 at 5pm. The price doubles every 20 minutes until 7pm.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm-7pm.

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Bars and pubs

Tequila Jack’s

icon-location-pin Tsim Sha Tsui

TJ’s now rubs shoulders with swank new openings like La Vache but this down-to-earth bar is still a great hang out.

Happy hour deal: 
Special prices on margaritas and Mexican beers.

When: Monday to Sunday (except Tuesday), 3pm-9pm.

Bars and pubs

Time Bar

icon-location-pin Central

Time Bar – stylised T:me – is one of Hong Kong’s coolest gay venues, with an al fresco vibe that complements its surprisingly good cocktails.

Happy hour deal: Beers are $40, house wines and house pours cost $50 and sparkling wines are $60 each.

When: Monday to Saturday, 6pm-9.30pm.

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