There is no place like Hong Kong when it comes to nightlife, this city never sleeps! Since everybody is already familiar with Lan Kwai Fong and Wanchai on the island side, let’s take a look at some of the popular locations in Kowloon and the New Territories.
Located on and around Tung Choi Street behind Mongkok Police Station, the Prince Edward Bar Street has made a major transformation over the past few years ― from a group of run-of-the mill bars and pubs to a cluster of hype and chic locations. Back in the days, Prince Edward Bar Street had been a top choice for bargain beer and watching soccer matches; but since its transformation, the bar street has been upgraded to a premium location for night entertainment with many of the shops operating in a bar and restaurant style and spotting elaborate and themed décor.
Tsim Sha Tsui East
What can be more satisfying than drinking an iced cold beer with the Victoria Harbour as your backdrop? Starting from Chatham Road up to Mody Lane, Salisbury Road is packed with bars and pubs that offer a panoramic view of the harbour without much obstruction. The list of great venues goes on and on ―King Ludwig Beerhall, Deck N Beer and Wooloomooloo, just to name a few. Another option in Tsim Sha Tsui East is the Centenary Garden, where bars and pubs provide seating in the open space.
Tsim Sha Tsui
Concentrated mainly on Hart Avenue, drinkers can escape the confined space of typical bars and pubs and enjoy some fresh air. Some of the notable ‘open’ pubs include Road Side Bar, The Hair of the Dog, Fatt’s Place and Whale Pub. There are also plenty of upstairs bars that offer a great street view of the area. If you want to eat something before having a few drinks, there is the famous snack stall at the corner of Hart Avenue and Prat Avenue for a nibble, and if you prefer a complete meal, there are many local restaurants and kebab shops along Hart and Prat Avenue, or you can head over to The Hart, which offers a selection of Japanese, Korean and Italian cuisine.
Chik Luk Lane and Chik Sau Street, Tai Wai
For those who always hang out on the island side or in Kowloon, Tai Wai is really not that far away, just hop on a MTR! It’s only a 30-minute ride from Central and 9-min from Mongkok East. So chill and try somewhere new!
Located right in front of the Tai Wai MTR station, the Chik Luk Lane and Chik Sau Street intersection is packed with bars and pubs that range from the chain Bar Pacific and individual bars where you can shoot darts or sit in the open to enjoy the night breeze.
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