Everyone knows Lan Kwai Fong is Hong Kong’s party district—with award-winning bars, incredible restaurants and amazing clubs all within a few streets. But there’s even more to discover than the hottest bars, restaurants and parties; this neighbourhood has a little bit of everything, like unique art exhibits, awesome shopping and some incredible spas.
Whether you’re a first-time visitor to Lan Kwai Fong or a regular, check out our official guide for the best places to be and be scene.
Art is an intrinsic part of culture. It represents a place’s past and can even help shape its future: if you really want to find the heart of a city, check out its galleries. In Lan Kwai Fong, you’re spoiled for choice with so many interesting art galleries. Check out the latest emerging Chinese and Asian artists at Wellington Gallery, or head to the famous Opera Gallery for the best in international talents and collector’s pieces. Check out our full guide to all of our favourite galleries, too!
36 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong,
Opera Gallery Hong Kong
W Place, 52 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 2810 1208
Hong Kong may be busy during the day, when everyone is putting in that hustle at work, but the city truly comes alive at night. This is a work-hard play hard city, and to get the true Hong Kong experience, you need a night out in Lan Kwai Fong. Lan Kwai Fong is home to some of the greatest clubs in Asia. From the legendary Dragon-I to newer favourites like Cassio, the scene is ever-changing with new additions (and amazing DJs) adding more spark to the city’s skyline. If you don’t know where to start, check out our list of the must-visit clubs in the area. There’s even a thriving Latin dancing-scene here, so dust off your salsa shoes and get ready to fiesta!
The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 3110 1222
2/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 3792 0129
Lan Kwai Fong is home to some of the world’s greatest speakeasies and cocktail bars. Whether you want to sip on a rare whiskey, a trendy cocktail or even just watch the game over a beer, there’s plenty to be had—and new bars are always popping up. For a casual night out with family and friends, Ministry of Mussels offers an array of classic American fare and beer pong games. Just down the road, you can explore Hong Kong’s largest gin collection at the hidden Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, one of Hong Kong’s (not so) hidden treasures. Don’t forget to check out some happy hours for great deals pre-dinner.
Ministry of Mussels
G/F, 17-22 Lan Kwai Fong, Central; +852 2838 4588
Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour
Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, Landmark, 15 Queen’s Road, Central; +852 2111 9449
We can’t think of a greater place for foodies than Hong Kong. We have some of the best local food around (who can resist fresh dim sum or egg waffles?), and amazing international options. BACI restaurant offers a laidback vibe with authentic cuisine and killer cocktails. Not sure what you’re craving? Just head to California Tower for some of the city’s best nosh. BACI is on the ground floor and makes post-or-pre-party-perfect Neapolitan pizzas. For great seafood and grilled meats, hit up Porterhouse. Not only are they a favourite of ours, this California Tower power-house has has an incredible weekend brunch. Looking for something lighter? FUMI has you covered – it’s a modern Japanese restaurant with a beautiful interior and super fresh sushi.
G/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central; +852 2344 0005
7/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central; +852 2450 5778
6/F, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar Street, Central; +852 2328 3302
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