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必列者士街Bridges St 1 3 Street Life 大街小巷 The Good Old Days 堅道上的小城舊事 | Text : Jennifer Chan | History comes alive on Caine Road. Named after a colonial secretary William Caine in 1859, the street is listed with a raft of historical sites and museums, sprawling casually from Bonham Road in the west and Arbuthnot Road to Upper Albert Road in the east. For more than a century, Caine Road has been witnessing the ups and downs of Hong Kong and has been gracefully ageing with it. Its past can be seen everywhere from the spreading roots to decade-year-old laundry shops and food stands – the street is full of living history, yet, it is bustling with new coffee shops without losing its historic charm. This dynamic mix of old and new is a good reason to take a day tour on a street paved with history. 曾經是殖民地時期的重要街道,位於港島半山區的堅道再 現風彩。1859年,堅道以英國上尉威廉.堅(William Caine)命名,時至今天附近一帶有不少建築物遺址及博物館, 從西邊的般咸道到亞畢諾道,一直延伸至東邊的亞厘畢道。 堅道見證了過百年以來的香港變遷,亦因種種經歷而更覺風韻 猶存。 走在堅道上,可看見營運多年的洗衣店、老字號食店,以至街旁 的老樹根,似在訴說著昔日情懷。但事實上,一間間時尚的咖啡 店早已成為街上的新特色,伴隨著昔日的的足跡,為堅道帶來嶄 新面貌。 這種新舊兼容的格調,在香港難得一見,值得大家花一天時間行 逛,細嚐各種趣味。 堅道Caine Rd 羅便臣道Robinson Rd 干德道Conduit Rd 亞畢諾道Arbuthnot Rd 荷李活道Hollywood Rd 12:30pm | Rosie Jean’s Café Rosie Jean’s Café, tucked away in a quiet corner by Shing Wong Street, is one of my favourites. A casual space adorned with vintage décor and large couches next to a massive classic façade, you can easily spend the whole afternoon in this cosy environment. Outside the coffee shop is an even larger alfresco space for bigger groups and families to host parties. The menu is diversified and reasonable, the coffee rich and dense and the serving plates elegant. I order a full breakfast set with a homemade mocha – HK$89 – enough to fill me up throughout the day. 位於城皇街一隅的Rosie Jean’s Café是我避難所。 店內以復古裝飾作點綴,經典風格的玻璃櫥窗,旁邊放了一張大梳 化,營造出輕鬆的氣氛,花一個下午在內享受也不為過。店外是有一 個寬敞的戶外用餐空間,適合家庭或大夥朋友聚會。 餐單的食物款式多元化,價錢合理,咖啡香濃,就連上 菜餐碟也相當美觀。我點了一份早晨全餐,配搭自家 製的mocha,盛惠89元,這一餐已夠我飽足一整天。 4 2 5 1 Shop 3, G/F., Kam Kin Mansion, 119-125 Caine Road, Mid-Levels 半山堅道119-125號金堅大廈地下3號舖 2549 9718 36 Squarefoot.com.hk squarefoot.com.hk @hk_squarefoot Squarefoot.com.hk @squarefoot.com.hk squarefoot 香港房地產物業指南


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