From beer pong and darts, to mini golf and open mic nights, these Hong Kong bars have you covered when you’re looking for something more than just a drink.
It’s not exactly hard to find a bar in this city, but if you want one that serves up more than just booze, we’re here to help! From classic beer pong and flip cup, to darts, pool, mini golf and even open mic nights, these are the spots to head to when you’re in need of a little entertainment. Whether it’s for a fun night out with friends, or just to break the ice on that all-important first date, these bars have some added extras.
Beer Pong, Flip Cup and more:
This Japanese isakaya-inspired bar guarantees a fun-filled night. Along with tempting cocktails, sake and food, the bar also has a variety of drinking games to get your night started, including beer pong, “amazake bomb”, card games, dice games and more. It’s sure to get lively!
AMAZAKE, Shop A, G/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, www.amazake.hk
Bubble soccer, dodge ball, laser tag and more – Crossfire Arena has it all! You can customise this party venue to suit your vibe for an amazing day out. Beer pong, flip cup and shisha are also on offer.
Crossfire Arena, Shop 306-308, 3/F, D2 Place Two, 15 Cheung Shun St, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.crossfire.hk
If you’re looking for beers (and beer pong!), pool tables and more, Racks City is where to head. Open until 3am Tuesday to Saturday, this dive bar is best for those looking for a late night.
Racks City, 2/F, 46-48 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/rackshk
Another option for night owls, Club Primo stays open until 2am from Monday to Thursday, and 4am on Fridays and Saturdays. Expect dim lights, LED glowing beer pong tables and loud music. Not to mention plenty of others looking for late-night drinking games.
Club Primo, 7/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/ClubPrimo.hk
Live sport, DJs on the decks, and pool tables that transform into a game of pong with just a flick of tarpaulin, Scratch in Wan Chai is where to go if you’re in the mood for a late night.
Scratch, 2/F, 89 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.scratch.com.hk
With locations in both Central and Causeway Bay, Pong offers the perfect excuse to partake in our favourite classic drinking game. The name says it all, with this bar housing high-tech beer pong tables that will help take your game to the next level.
Pong, 1/F, Zing!, 38 Yiu Wa Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Pong, 2/F, 10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Pong, Shop 4011, Level 4, IFC Mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.ponghk.com
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Found in the same building as Pong, Causewya Bay, Zerve attracts crowds for its variety of games. Not only does the bar offer darts, beer pong, stack cup and other multi-game tables, but it also caters to sports fans with wall to wall broadcast of live sports. If you’re looking for a similar vibe, but are in Kowloon check out Arena Bar by Zerve, which also has plenty of games and live sporting action.
Zerve, 9/F, Zing!, 38 Yiu Wa Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/ZerveHK
Arena Bar by Zerve, 1/F, 10 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/arenabyzerve
This sprawling space in TST stays true to its name and gives visitors the chance to delight their inner child (with an adult twist!) with its funfair themed games and drinks. Head here to enjoy games such as beer pong, flip cup and craps, and top it off with a Cotton candy or Carnival spritzer.
Carnival Bar, 6/F, 8 Observatory Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/Carnivalbartst
Mini Golf and Bowling:
Strokes, 9 Kingston Street, Fashion Walk, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.strokeshk.com
TikiTiki Bowling Bar
Located in Sai Kung, TikiTiki offers up more than your standard bowling alley. Complete with colourful décor, regular events, video screen walls installed at the Krakatoa Lanes, three restaurants and a bar, there’s something here for everyone.
TikiTiki Bowling Bar, 4/F Centro, 1A Chui Tong Rd, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, www.tikitiki.hk
South China Athletic Association
Starting at just $26 for a game, we love SCAA for its amazing value and casual vibe. Along with its countless bowling lanes, it also has a golf simulator centre, table tennis room, indoor shooting range and bar. Don’t miss a visit to Inn Side Out pre or post game for a range of bar snacks and beers.
South China Athletic Association, 88 Caroline Hill Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.scaa.org.hk
Darts, Pool and more:
A casual all-American style restaurant, Billidart serves a wide range of food and drink along with a healthy dose of competitive spirit. From American pool, to darts and beer pong, there’s plenty on offer to enjoy.
Billidart, 7/F & 8/F, Kwan Chart Tower, 6 Tonnochy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, http://www.facebook.com/BillidartHK
If you’re at Trafalgar catching some live sporting action, be sure to stick around to enjoy its gaming facilities, which include a pool table, dart machine, touch screen arcade and beer pong table.
Trafalgar, 5/F, The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.trafalgar.com.hk
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Monday night is comedy night at Bar 109, so head over to Wan Chai to enjoy some laughs. Starting at 8:30pm, watch the stand up from the safety of the bar, or (if you’re feeling brave) get up there and have a go yourself!
Bar 109, 109 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.bar109.com
Peel Street Poetry
If comedy isn’t your thing, then why not try your hand at some poetry? Every Wednesday at 8pm, Peel Street Poetry pops up at Social Room in Central so budding poets can share their work. As an extra incentive, it’s also two-for-one-drinks until 9pm.
Peel Street Poetry, 3/F, Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/peelstreetpoetry
Known as one of one of the premier destinations in Soho for live music, Peel Fresco also lets you get up on stage yourself! Every Tuesday night from 8pm the venue hosts its open mic jam night, welcoming novice musicians to perform live. What’s more, piano, drums, electric guitar and bass are all available if you really want to show off your skills.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 19, December 2018 and was updated on 20, December 2019.