19 May, 2021
Best Breakfast In Hong Kong
Best Breakfast In Hong Kong
Eat & Drink

Your Ultimate Guide To Breakfast In Hong Kong

19 May, 2021
Best Breakfast In Hong Kong

We’ve done the legwork and rounded up the very best places to get breakfast in Hong Kong, perfect for your every morning mood.

We all know that Hong Kong does brunch big, so sometimes breakfast in our city can get a little overshadowed by its boozy older sister. But beyond the indulgent free-flow offerings, there are many great casual breakfast options to be found across town. Whether you’re in the mood for a quick coffee and a croissant, a greasy full English or virtuous acai bowl, keep reading for your ultimate guide to breakfast in Hong Kong…

Read more: Your Guide To The Best Brunch In Hong Kong

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Best For Busy Mornings

Breakfast Hong Kong: Maison Eric Kayser

Maison Eric Kayser

A great pit stop for artisan bread and pastry in Hong Kong is Maison Eric Kayser. Offering up delectable French pastries, bread and freshly prepared sandwiches, along with great coffee, it’s one breakfast spot that is always on our radar.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Maison Eric Kayservarious locations across Hong Kong, www.maison-kayser.com.hk

Marks & Spencer

A staple for Brits craving home-comforts (and Percy Pigs), Marks and Sparks actually have some pretty great breakfast options too. Pre-sliced fruit, yoghurt, Bircher Muesli pots and sausage sarnies (a hangover staple), are just a few of the options on offer. Admittedly you don’t bag quite the same value for money when you convert currencies, but it’s always worth checking out what’s on offer in the meal deal department before hitting the tills.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Marks & Spencervarious locations across Hong Kong, www.marksandspencer.com

NOC Coffee Co.

If you’re looking for a top-quality artisan brew to help kick start your morning, NOC is the place for you. With six locations spread across Hong Kong, there’s always one close by to pick up a coffee and a pastry on your way to work! If you have time to spare, treat yourself to a top-notch brunch dish. Several of its locations have full breakfast menus and serve up favourites such as an All Day Breakfast, a special take on Avocado Toast and more.

Sassy Tip: If you’re an NOC regular, make sure to sign up to its digital loyalty programme here to receive your 10th coffee free!

Open from: 8am, daily (all locations apart from weekends at the Lee Garden Three and Wan Chai West locations, where opening is from 9am)

NOC Coffee Co.various locations across Hong Kong, www.noccoffeeco.com

Read more: Where To Buy Coffee Beans In Hong Kong

Passion by Gerard Dubois

Feeling like a quick coffee and pastry to ease those Monday morning blues? Passion is where to head. Or if you really need a pick-me-up, make sure to try out the indulgent Chocolate Chaud. There is seating upstairs and some tables outside at its Wan Chai location, but we love taking away a loaf of the crusty sourdough for a treat at home.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Passion by Gerard Duboisvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.passionbygd.com

Read more: The Best Bakeries In Hong Kong

Pret A Manger

We’ve tucked into more of Pret’s lunch sarnies than we’d care to admit, but it’s worth having a look at its breakfast options too. Those with a sweet tooth will no doubt opt for the honey granola pot, while bacon and egg baps will hit the spot on your commute. Pret even offers some cool substitutes for milk in your morning latte – coconut milk is worth giving a go!

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Pret A Mangervarious locations across Hong Kong, www.pret.hk

Rise by Classified

Rise by Classified

The newest addition to the Classified family, artisan bakery concept Rise is a great option for grab and go viennoiserie classics, including croissants and pain au chocolat. If you have a little more time, sit in and feast on the likes of Benedict on Sourdough Tartine, Dutch Baby or the signature Rise Burger. Plus, don’t miss the retail section, which features a range of locally-sourced products from Hong Kong brands, including PÜRA VÏDA, Alive Food, and Nicole’s Kitchen.

Open from: 7:30am, Monday to Friday and 8am on Saturdays

Rise by Classified (Central), Exchange Square Podium, Shop 313, 3/F, 8 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong

Rise by Classified (Tsim Sha Tsui), Shop 05, G/F, H Zentre, 15 Middle Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, www.risebyclassified.com

Schragels

What better start to the day is there than a fully loaded bagel? We’re big fans of the SchReuben (with brown mustard, beef pastrami, sauerkraut, swiss cheese) and the Loxy Lady (with scallion schmear, smoked salmon, capers, red onion). Want to make your own? Schragels offers a selection of bagels, dips and spreads that can be purchased individually!

Open from: 8am, daily (both locations)

Schragels, 37 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong

Schragels Food Factory (Pick-up/walk-ins), Unit A, 4/F, Kwai Bo Industrial Building, 40 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, 9667 3709, bagels@schragels.comwww.schragels.com

Winstons Coffee

This Aussie-style coffee shop exudes seriously hipster vibes, offset by hordes of Hongkongers grabbing a quick bite and a cappuccino before heading off on a hike or going about their weekend. Small but sweet, Winstons serves up a mean morning brew at its locations in both Kennedy Town and Sai Ying Pun, along with delicious food offerings like avo toasties, bagels and baked goods.

Open from: 7am, daily (both locations)

Winstons Coffee (Kennedy Town), 11 Davis Street, Shop 8, The Hudson, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 2697 1878 

Winstons Coffee (Sai Ying Pun), 213 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2559 5078www.winstonscoffee.com 

Read more: The Best Coffee Shops In Kennedy Town

Best For Lazy Mornings

Breakfast Hong Kong: Baked

Baked

Tucked away on Elgin Street, it’s worth seeking out this hole-in-the-wall cafe for its amazing baked goods. Expect a menu of tempting brunch dishes, including loaded sourdough brioche, wraps and salads. Don’t leave without getting a Sourdough Cinnamon Bun to go!

Open from: 8am, Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays)

Baked, 14D Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, 2885 2121info@bakedhongkong.comwww.bakedhongkong.com

Bakehouse

Rarely a weekend goes by when we don’t find ourselves at Bakehouse. Helmed by Chef Grégoire Michaud, this bakery is far from run of the mill, with all of its baked goods made fresh onsite every day. Whilst its Sourdough loaves are some of the best in the city, we love trying out its new and creative twists on the classics which can often be found in the well-stocked cabinet. Must-tries of ours includes the Sourdough Egg Tart, Double Chocolate Cookie and Almond Danish. If you’re wanting something heartier, Bakehouse also serves up delights such as Brioche French Toast and Shakshuka for dine-in at its Wan Chai outpost. Just be sure to get there early to beat the inevitable queues – yes, even for takeaway!

Open from: 8am, daily (Wan Chai) or 9am, daily (Central)

Bakehouse (Central), 5 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong

Bakehouse (Wan Chai), 14 Tai Wong Street East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.bakehouse.hk

Read more: The Best Coffee Shops In Wan Chai

Blend & Grind

Blend & Grind has come a long way since its first opening in Mid-Levels all the way back in 2017. Now with three locations to its name (the Sun Street outpost is our fave!), this speciality coffee spot has perfected its offering of affordable and healthy bites. Head here for everything from Avo-Open Faced Sandwiches, Bagels, Toasties and Acai Bowls.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Blend & Grind, various locations across Hong Kong, www.blendandgrind.com

BRICK LANE

Breakfast in Hong Kong, with a thoroughly British twist. With several locations across town, BRICK LANE takes inspiration from proper British pubs (in both decor and food!), serving up English comfort food and all-day breakfasts. The menu is sure to please all with dishes like a full English fry up, Eggs Benedict, and even freshly baked Red Velvet Cakes; so round up your friends and try as much as you can!

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

BRICK LANE, various locations across Hong Kong, www.bricklane.com.hk

Café Causette (Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong)

Keep it classy (even if it’s early!) by heading to Café Causette in the Mandarin Oriental. With a bright and airy atmosphere (sit by the window for a dose of natural light), you’ll thoroughly enjoy tucking into your eggs here. For a taste of local cuisine, don’t miss the Chinese Breakfast offering, with dishes like assorted dim sum, congee, fried egg noodles and more. Breakfast is available until 11:30am.

Open from: 6:30am, daily

Café Causette, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2825 4005, mohkg-cafe@mohg.com, www.mandarinoriental.com

CATCH

CATCH

With locations in K-Town and Quarry Bay, CATCH is a go-to for delicious brekkie bites and good coffee. You’ll find plenty of people who shout about its smashed avocado on sourdough (tip: add smoked salmon), along with the Big Bad Ben (with poached eggs, bacon, avocado, chorizo, hash browns, hollandaise and harissa) and the Summer French Toast. Pair with a cheeky Bloody Mary and you’re as golden as your hash browns! Breakfast is served until 12pm.

Open from: 12pm, Monday to Friday; 9am,weekends

CATCH (Kennedy Town), G/F, 95 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong, 2855 1289

CATCH (Quarry Bay), 21 Hoi Wan Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, 2568 3299, www.catch.hk

Classified

A staple for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Classified guarantees quality food and the perfect ambience to relax in. While the Benedict On Sourdough is a must-order, the smoothies are also nutritious and delicious! Served in a mason jar, they contain grass-fed whey protein that promises a maximum energy boost. Say goodbye to your usual cup of Joe!

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Classifiedvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.classifiedfood.com

Elementary

Found tucked away on School Street, Elementary is one of our favourite breakfast spots in Hong Kong for slow mornings and smashed avo. Its brunch is available on weekends and public holidays, and features everything from French toast brioche to Smashed avocado. This one is best enjoyed over long lingering chats with friends.

Open from: 9am, weekends and public holidays

Elementary15-16 School Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 2362 2812, info@elementary.hk, www.elementary.hk

Read more: Your Neighbourhood Guide to Tai Hang

Elephant Grounds

Going out for breakfast definitely doesn’t mean cornflakes for us! It’s all about big chunks of avocado, runny poached eggs and freshly baked bread. No strangers to its extravagant ice cream sandwiches (can we have one of those for brekkie?), Elephant Grounds does nothing by halves, vamping up its Avocado Toast with French pea pesto and dill yogurt. Its Peanut Butter Banana Toast (available at the Mid-Levels location) doesn’t miss the mark either…

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Elephant Grounds, various locations across Hong Kong, www.elephantgrounds.com

Fineprint

Fineprint

For the self-professed avocado toast and coffee enthusiast out there, Fineprint is an absolute dream come true: with not one, not two, but three kinds of avocado toast, you’ll be spoilt for choice! This chic little breakfast nook is reminiscent of Sydney coffee shops, but seamlessly fits into Hong Kong’s brekkie scene as well. If you’re not an avo fan, the Ricotta Toast or Bikini Toastie are equally solid choices – accompany your pick with a flat white and you’re set! The dimly lit interior is fairly cosy, but it’s easy enough to grab your food to-go or even sit outside and people watch to your heart’s content.

Open from: 6am, daily (all locations)

Fineprint, various locations across Hong Kong, www.fineprint.hk

Le Pain Quotidien

With a gorgeous outdoor area at its Wan Chai location, Le Pain is a great choice for a lazy morning spent in the sun. Whether you’ve got the company of friends or just a good book, we can’t get enough of the delicious breakfasts here. Erring on the healthier side? Opt for the homemade granola-topped Greek yoghurt, or enjoy the simple pleasures of a soft-boiled egg and freshly-baked bread.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Le Pain Quotidien, various locations across Hong Kong, www.lepainquotidien.com

Mr. Wolf

A crowd-pleaser, Mr. Wolf’s extensive menu is sure to keep everyone happy. We’re talking Bacon Sarnies, Banana Bread, Avocado Smash and more! What’s more, breakfast is served here until 4pm on weekends (or 12pm on weekdays), making it the perfect spot for long lazy morning catch-ups.

Open from: 7am, daily

Mr. Wolf, 5/F, 70 Queens Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 0838, info@mrwolf.hk, www.mrwolf.hk

No Nationality

No Nationality

An option for those in the Sai Kung area, newcomer No Nationality brings us a vibrant produce-driven menu paired with speciality coffee. Take your pick from hearty American or Australian-style brunches, followed up by fresh-baked desserts. Go on, treat yourself!

Open from: 9am, daily

No Nationality, G/F, 47 See Cheung Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 6771 7355, www.instagram.com/nonationality.co

Read more: Your Neighbourhood Guide To Sai Kung

NINETY’s Coffee

With prime locations in Wan Chai, Central, Soho and Causeway Bay, it’s hard to sleep on NINETY’s once you’ve passed by and caught a whiff of the expertly-brewed coffee. The interiors are also super cool, with countless lights hanging from the ceilings and lots of chic bronze fittings. The breakfast options are equally as impressive, with luxe twists on classic dishes like Lobster Benedict and Chilli Scrambled Eggs complete with Charcoal Toast.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

NINETY’s Coffee, various locations across Hong Kong, www.ninetys.com.hk

One Dim Sum

Our guide to breakfast in Hong Kong wouldn’t be complete without a mention of dim sum! One of our favourite local spots is One Dim Sum in Prince Edward, and it’s perfect for a lazy Sunday morning. Be prepared to queue a little though – whilst the doors open as early as 9am on weekends, there will almost always be a wait. Our favourite items to order will always be the “char siu bao” and “siu mai”, but we can never bring ourselves to leave without having at least one egg custard bun (no matter how full we are).

Open from: 10am, Monday to Friday; 9am, Weekends

One Dim Sum, G/F, 209A-209B Tung Choi Street, Prince Edward, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2677 7888 

Read more: The Best Dim Sum In Hong Kong

teakha

teakha

If you’re someone who’s not that in love with breakfast food, or eating a ton first thing in the morning, teakha has the perfect set up. While it’s known for its tea (the Masala Chai is one of the best we’ve had!), it’s actually the scones that get us in the door. Available in flavours like Pineapple Honeycomb, Apple Longan and Earl Grey Lemon, it’s no wonder we find them hard to resist! Of course, traditional breakfast sets are available too, including Huevos Rancheros Toast, Gingerbread Orange Pancakes and Granola Yoghurt with Pear. As a bonus, your order of a breakfast dish will nab you 50% off drinks if you order on a weekday before noon!

Open from: 9am, Monday to Friday; 8:30am, Weekend and Public Holidays

teakha, Shop B, 18 Tai Ping Shan Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2858 9185, discover@teakha.comwww.teakha.com

Today Is Long (TIL)

Inspired by Australia’s golden sunsets and the sandstone monolith Uluru, we are obsessed with this corner cafe’s burnt-orange theme. Head here for an extensive range of caffeine options (conveniently split into drinks for a “Short Day” which are lighter in caffeine and drinks for a “Long Day” which are heavier). Food-wise, loaded croissants, toasties and wraps all make an appearance on the menu, along with the cafe’s famous “croffles” (a croissant and waffle hybrid).

Open from: 7:30am, daily

Today Is Long (TIL), G/F, Kin Hing Building, 172-180 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, til.todayislong@gmail.com, www.facebook.com/Todayislong

VEDA

VEDA proves that vegetarians can still have plenty of delicious dishes to choose from, whatever the time of day! The plant-based restaurant starts serving as early as 6:30am (until 10:30am), with a line-up of avo toast, granola, pastries and much more. Many options here are also vegan or gluten-free, so it’s a great option for those with dietary requirements too.

Open from: 6:30am, daily

VEDA, 2 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, 3755 3067www.veda.hk

Best For The Morning After

Breakfast Hong Kong: Morty's

Morty’s

Had a heavy night and are in need of a helping hand to get you back to health in the morning? Or maybe you just want to indulge a little? Morty’s is your answer to all. This New York-style deli serves up drool-worthy sandwiches all day, but for your morning fix opt for the fully-loaded Breakfast Bagel (with house bacon, scrambled eggs, cheddar cheese, butter lettuce and tomato), or the spicy Pastrami Omelette (with slow smoked pastrami, jalapeño and cheese). Breakfast is served at the Central location until 10:30am.

Open from: 8am, Monday to Friday

Morty’s (Central), Shop 2-14, LG/F, 1 Connaught Place, Central, Hong Kong, 3665 0900, www.mortys.hk

Australian Dairy Company

Australia Dairy Company’s breakfast set is hard to beat for an authentic local breakfast in Hong Kong. Think fluffy, creamy eggs served on thick, generously buttered slices of toast and a bowl of classic macaroni and ham soup to boot. Grab your order and head home for a morning on the couch; whilst the food is hard to beat, the actual cha chaan teng itself is not the place to be if you want to soothe your hangover!

Australian Dairy Company, 47 Parkes Street, Jordan, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/Australia-Dairy-Company

Brunch Club

A cosy and casual spot for any time of day, we love Brunch Club’s menu which is packed full of comfort food faves. The homemade bread and desserts here from Marie’s Bakery are a must-try, or for a more filling option, go for the Wing On Waffle with slow-roasted chicken wings served on a crispy potato waffle (available at the CWB location).

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Brunch Club (Central), G/F, 70 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 8861

Brunch Club & Supper (Causeway Bay), 1/F, 13 Leighton Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2890 2125, info@brunch-club.org, www.brunch-club.org

Green Waffle Diner

Whether you’re in the mood for a sweet or savoury breakfast, Green Waffle Diner will always hit the spot. Its Country Brunch Skillet (a delicious mix of bacon, peppers, onions, home fries, poached eggs and melted cheese) is the perfect meal after a big night out. We’re also partial to its Pandan Pancakes, topped with a generous serving of condensed milk and whipped cream. The milkshakes are also definitely not to be missed, though you can opt for some strong coffee or tea if you want something a little less sugary! This is an American-style diner, so expect large portions and a healthy level of carbs! Waffles and pancakes can also be ordered gluten-free, which makes it a hit amongst our gluten-intolerant friends.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; call directly for more info

Green Waffle Diner, various locations across Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/Green-Waffle-Diner

McDonald’s

You may laugh, but how many of you have turned to the golden arches to cure a hangover? And with McDonald’s on pretty much every street corner (and available for delivery!) you can’t go wrong. Did we mention McD’s in Hong Kong serves up its sausage McMuffins all day long?

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info (many are 24 hours!)

McDonald’svarious locations across Hong Kong, www.mcdonalds.com.hk

Oldish

Oldish

This quaint Poho gem ticks all the boxes in the aesthetics department, and it rustles up an excellent All Day Breakfast (complete with hash browns, score!). Other highlights include the decadent Four Cheese Beef Burger, along with the Black Truffle Eggs Benedict; both are sure to soak up that remaining alcohol in no time!

Open from: 12pm, Monday to Saturday; 10am, Sunday

Oldish, G/F, 53 Tung Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2697 3313www.instagram.com/oldishhk

The Diner

Another great option for when you’re feeling a little fragile (or just hungry!) is The Diner. Start with the Morning After Smoothie, which is packed with antioxidants and coconut water to make that hangover disappear, before delving into the Breakfast Burrito or Blueberry Buttermilk Pancakes. Brunch is served until 3pm on weekends, so you can even have a lie in too!

Open from: 7.30am, daily

The Diner, G/F, 4-8 Arbuthnot Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2798 8219www.thediner.com.hk

Best For Active Mornings

Best Breakfast Hong Kong: Supabowl

Supabowl

Breakfast in Hong Kong doesn’t have to be pastries and eggs. If you’re feeling like a lighter grab-and-go breakfast before heading to the gym, Supabowl is where to head to. Found in both Wan Chai and Central, this little shop serves up delicious and colourful made-to-order acai bowls. We’re partial to the classic Supabowl (signature acai base with bananas, strawberries, blueberries and bee pollen), but the superfood options here are almost endless – just the thing if you need a healthy kick-start in the morning.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Supabowl (Central), Shop B, 41-43 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2608 9878 

Supabowl (Wan Chai), Shop A1, 4 Swatow Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3565 4379www.supabowlhk.com

Be-Juiced

Acai Bowls are the order of the day at Be–Juiced, taking our indecisiveness to new levels with its endless combinations. Choose from toppings such as banana, mango, strawberry, dragon fruit, granola, cacao nibs and bee pollen, or opt for savoury or sweet bagels.

Open from: 8am, Monday to Friday; 10am, Weekends

Be-Juiced, 45 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2668 6231info@bejuiced-hk.comwww.bejuiced-hk.com

nood food

Much more than just a juice bar (a great one at that), nood is a healthy haven that’s perfect for a healthy bite on the go, or to sit in and savour. Its Cacao Chia Porridge is a sure bet, as is the Coconut Yogurt with Quinoa Puff Granola. Feel like something with a bit more bite? The hot food counter doesn’t disappoint with endless Paleo dishes, along with responsibly-sourced meat and fish.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

nood foodvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.allnood.com 

Best For Social Mornings

Breakfast Hong Kong: APT Coffee

APT Coffee

Standing for “A Personal Tailor”, APT Coffee is great for a morning catch up. The menu here allows you to customise your order, with the seemingly simple concept of toast and coffee taken to new heights! Guests can choose their bread type and a number of toppings – with options including all types of eggs, smoked salmon, mushrooms, avocado and more.

Open from: 7:30am, daily (Central); 8am, daily (Wan Chai)

APT Coffee (Central), G/F, Shop C, 34 Cochrane Street, Central, Hong Kong, 3590 9629

APT Coffee (Wan Chai), Shop A&B, G/F, 2-12 Moon Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 3619 4393, www.apt-coffee.com

Bing Kee

If you’re after some flavoursome pork noodle soup, head to Bing Kee. There’s a reason why this is the best-selling dish – with juicy, peppery pork, greens, noodles and a flavoursome broth, it’s some of the tastiest noods we’ve tried! Along with the food, we love this local dai pai dong for its cleanliness and friendly service, making it a real winner in our books.

Open from: 7am, Tuesday to Sunday (closed on Mondays)

Bing Kee, 5 Shepherd Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, www.instagram.com/bing_kee

Oolaa

Located in both SoHo, Wan Chai and Tung Chung, Oolaa is an ideal brekkie spot for a weekend breakfast and catch up. The extensive menu features everything from Healthy Brunch Bowls to Eggs Benny, Pancakes and even Breakfast Pizza, so you should be able to please everybody in your squad here!

Open from: 7am, daily (all locations)

Oolaavarious locations across Hong Kong, www.oolaagroup.com

Rajasthan Rifles

Rajasthan Rifles

With its weekend breakfast offerings, Rajasthan Rifles is giving us an extra reason to get out of bed in the morning! Perfect for enjoying after a bright and early walk around The Peak, the menu (which is served until 11am) includes hearty dishes such as Rifles Rolls (tandoor-baked naan filled with the likes of bacon and honey, sausage and crushed peppercorns and more), Keema Anda Pau (spicy mutton and scrambled eggs) and Company Grade A Granola. Meanwhile veggie options on offer include the Bhurjee (a three-egg masala scramble on milk buns) and the Kulcha Anda Fry (or naan filled with spiced potato served with two fried eggs). Don’t forget to bring your furry friends to enjoy some housemade dog treats!

Open from: 8:30am, Weekends

Rajasthan Rifles, Peak Galleria, Shop G01, G/F, 118 Peak Road, The Peak, Hong Kong, 2388 8874, info@rajasthanrifles.com, www.rajasthanrifles.com

Tim Ho Wan

Crowned the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in Hong Kong, it’s totally worth braving the queues for a delicious dim sum breakfast here. Even if your eyes are bigger than your stomach and you have to take the rest away, you’ll be shocked by how little the bill comes to. The BBQ Pork Buns are a must-order, as is the Pan Fried Turnip Cake and Glutinous Rice Dumpling.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

Tim Ho Wanvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.timhowan.hk

Best For Morning Meetings

The Coffee Academics

The Coffee Academics

With branches dotted all over Hong Kong, The Coffee Academics is a convenient pick to have on your radar for breakfast in Hong Kong. Add in the spacious interiors and decent brews, and it’s fantastic for getting some work done. As for the food, expect all the classics, including Nori Avocado Toast, Acai Bowls, a full “Academics” Breakfast and more.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

The Coffee Academicsvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.the-coffeeacademics.com

The Cupping Room

We’ve raved about the Avocado On Toast here on many occasions, but you know it’s good if we keep going back! The coffee is also good at The Cupping Room – which is the obvious draw so early in the morning, but its selection of egg dishes doesn’t go a miss either. Hey, if you have to work you may as well eat up while you’re at it.

Open from: Opening hours vary between locations; head here for more info

The Cupping Roomvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.cuppingroom.hk

Read more: Our Favourite Cafes With Wifi

Mansons Lot

Looking for a quiet Wan Chai spot to get your head down and power through some emails (with a side of eggs)? Mansons’ weekday Brekky Sets (served until 11:30am) range from loaded Artisan Toasts and filled Croissants, to full fry ups (with a vegetarian option too!), and come with your choice of fresh coffee or tea. Alternatively, pick from the all-day Brunch menu on weekends. The best bit? We love the vibe here – it’s quiet and cosy, perfect for a catch up with friends, or for getting a spot of work done outside the office!

Open from: 8am, daily

Mansons Lot, 15 Swatow Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2362 1899, team@mansonslot.com, mansonslot.com.hk

Ollie's Bar & Grill

Ollie’s Bar & Grill

Originally Kim & Co., Ollie’s Bar & Grill can be found on Hollywood Road so it’s a convenient spot for morning meetings (or a weekend treat) as any. The downstairs seating area is open onto the street, but there is additional seating upstairs for larger groups, or if you want a more private setting. Offering a little bit of everything, the menu includes scrambled eggs and omelettes, as well as croissants, fruit bowls and pancakes. Breakfast is served until 12pm on weekdays, and 4pm on weekends.

Open from: 7am, daily

Ollie’s Bar & Grill, 151-155 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2811 8183, ollies.bargrill@casteloconcepts.comwww.casteloconcepts.com

R&R Bagels

While the seating areas aren’t the biggest in any of the R&R Bagels outposts, the convenient locations (scattered in the heart of Central, Wan Chai and Tai Koo) makes it a great pick for a working morning or catching up with colleagues over a coffee. A breakfast favourite of ours will always be the Maple Bacon & Egg – a mouth-watering mix of sweet smoky bacon (glazed with Noble Tonic No. 01 maple syrup), a runny egg and cream cheese.

Open from: 7:30am, Monday to Friday; 8:30am, Weekends

R&R Bagelsvarious locations across Hong Kong, www.randrbagels.com

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 23, January 2018 by Annie Simpson and was most recently updated in January, 2021 by Team Sassy.

Featured image courtesy of Classified via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Maison Eric Kayser via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of Rise by Classified via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Baked via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of CATCH via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of Fineprint via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of No Nationality via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of teakha via Instagram, image 8 courtesy of Morty’s via Instagram, image 9 courtesy of Oldish via Instagram, image 10 courtesy of Supabowl via Instagram, image 11 courtesy of APT Coffee via Instagram, image 12 courtesy of Rajasthan Rifles via Instagram, image 13 courtesy of The Coffee Academics, image 14 courtesy of Ollie’s Bar & Grill via Instagram.

 

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