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The best alcohol delivery services in Hong Kong

Stocking up on supplies for your home bar? These delivery services are riding to your rescue.

Tatum Ancheta
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Tatum Ancheta
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It is deja vu all over again. Bars are temporary closed and imbibing after 6pm is limited to at-home drinking. If you're looking for liquor delivery options to stock up on your supply, this roundup of the best alcohol delivery services will let you kick back and wait for the booze to arrive at your doorstep. 

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Best alcohol delivery services in Hong Kong

All-round best – The Bottle Shop
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All-round best – The Bottle Shop

If you're craving some straightforward suds or a more esoteric beer, you can find both at the Bottle Shop. But there's more to this place than just appreciation for good beers. Wines, spirits, mixers, snacks, and even glassware can all be ordered here.

There's free delivery for orders over $680 (otherwise $80), and your goods should arrive within four days, Monday to Saturday. thebottleshop.hk

Best for 24/7 delivery - Foodpanda
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Best for 24/7 delivery - Foodpanda

For instant on-demand alcohol delivery all night, or any time of the day, Foodpanda, one of the largest delivery service providers in town, will come to your rescue. The app's new Foodpanda Mall houses retailers like Marks & Spencer, Wine Not by Classified, Winerack, and HK Liquor Store, where you can purchase wines, beers, and spirits. Customers can also purchase alcohol from the app's own online store, Pandamart.

The minimum order value is $40, and many shops offer free delivery. The best part is delivery comes to you as fast as 15 minutes depending on where you are located. foodpanda.hk

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Best for spirits – HK Liquor Store
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Best for spirits – HK Liquor Store

One of the biggest retail distributors of booze in Hong Kong, HK Liquor Store, has branches across the Island, in Sai Ying Pun, Happy Valley, Wan Chai, and Central. If that's no good to you, delivery for all orders over $800 is free; otherwise, it costs $100. 

Unsurprisingly, the chain focuses on spirits and stocks a wide range of just about everything, including less well-known ones like raicilla. Delivery to Outlying Islands and certain areas, such as Tai O, is restricted, so double check online if you're not in a major urban area. hkliquorstore.com

Best for local beers – HK Brew Craft
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Best for local beers – HK Brew Craft

A yeasty alternative to The Bottle Shop, HK Brew Craft has a wide variety of beers to tempt all hop heads into an order. They offer more than 350 craft beers from around the world, including an impressive local selection featuring the likes of Gweilo, Heroes, Carbon Brews, Tai Wai Beer, and Young Master. If you want to learn about beer brewing, they even offer a three-hour crash course on how to brew at home.  

There's free delivery on all orders over $800, for orders less than that it costs $100. They deliver Monday to Friday and to most parts of Hong Kong. Orders should arrive in one to four working days. hkbrewcraft.com

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Best for whiskies – The Rare Malt
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Best for whiskies – The Rare Malt

Are you a whisky buff? Then you'll feel like a kid in a candy shop when you head to The Rare Malt's online store. The website provides a large selection of Scotch, Japanese whisky, and other whiskies from different parts of the world, including independent bottlers like Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Berry Bros. & Rudd, and Gordon & MacPhail. You will also find various whisky glassware and accessories.  

The shop offers free shipping for orders over $400; otherwise, they charge an $50 delivery fee for lesser amounts. Allow at least three working days for delivery. theraremalt.com

Best for fine wines – Cuvees
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Best for fine wines – Cuvees

A self-proclaimed 'boutique and artisan beverage distributor', Cuvees stocks all of its inventory – so you don't need to worry about items being unavailable – and guarantees delivery within 48 hours with no extra charge. Although wine is its primary focus, Cuvees also carries a range of sake from half-a-dozen various Japanese prefectures and all sorts of spirits from grappa to mezcal.

Orders over $1,000 get free shipping. If you don't order that amount, you must pay $80 for Hong Kong Island, $150 for Kowloon, and $300 for New Territories. It delivers to most of Hong Kong, but there are certain restrictions on where. If you're not sure, check here before you order. cuvees.com

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Best for gift sets – Wine Moments
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Best for gift sets – Wine Moments

What sets Wine Moments apart from its competitors is its options for boxing boozy gifts for your friends and family. They even offer G&T boxes and wine pack customisation where you choose the content for that special someone. 

Free delivery is offered for all orders going to every part of Hong Kong with no minimum purchase required. Orders are shipped out typically within one to three days, but if you have an urgent thirst, you can get in touch via hello@winemoments.com, and they'll see what they can do! winemoments.com

Best for ethical wines – Crushed Wines 
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Best for ethical wines – Crushed Wines 

Curated by an all-female team of wine lovers, Crushed offers small-batch wines sourced from sustainable wine producers who practice ethical trade. Their wine selection is perfect for wine enthusiasts who want to discover new and approachable wines. They offer all kinds of wine from red, rosé, orange, white, and sparkling, as well as sweet and fortified wines.

Delivery is free for orders over $1,200 for Hong Kong Island and Kowloon. Orders below the minimum and fee of $150 will apply. crushedwines.com

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Best for delivery coverage – CellarMaster Wines
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Best for delivery coverage – CellarMaster Wines

If restrictions on delivery have you down, you don't need to worry about that with CellarMaster Wines. Unless you live on a remote island, then you should be good with its delivery service, which reaches places like Cheung Chau, Tai O, and all of Lamma. Delivery costs vary depending on what area you live in, so, as usual, be sure to check before ordering.

CMW stocks a solid range of everything you'd expect – reds, whites, Champagne, spirits, beer, and cider. Best of all, its bin-ends selection allows you to regularly bag some bargains, like bottles of wine for just $60. Order before 3pm and expect delivery within three working days. cellarmasterwines.com 

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