16 October, 2020
Happy Hour Central: La Rambla
Happy Hour Central: La Rambla
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Where To Find The Best Happy Hour In Central

16 October, 2020
Happy Hour Central: La Rambla

Looking for the best happy hour in Central? We’ve got you covered.

A good drink shouldn’t cost the world. Luckily for us, our city offers up numerous deals, meaning we don’t have to pay the big bucks come 5pm! In particular, Central is full of amazing bars which offer up equally amazing deals, so there’s always somewhere to stop in for a quick one. From glitzy rooftops to alfresco neighbourhood watering holes, here’s where to go for happy hour in Central.

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The Best Happy Hour Deals In Central

Happy Hour Central: Armoury

Armoury

Found in Tai Kwun, Armoury offers one of the most popular drinks deals in Central. Daily from 3pm to 8pm, enjoy a selection of drinks for as little as $50 while overlooking the picturesque courtyard of the old police headquarters.

When: Daily, 3pm to 8pm
How much: $50 for selected drinks

Armoury, G/F, Armoury Building, 02 Tai Kwun, 10 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2703 9111, [email protected], www.facebook.com/Armouryhk

Beef & Liberty

Everyone knows and loves Beef & Liberty for its great burgers, but its happy hour also tempts us in frequently. Head to the LKF location from Tuesday to Saturday, between 6pm and 8pm, to enjoy drinks starting from just $33, with house beers at $50 and select cocktails also available for $60.

When: Tuesday to Sunday, 6pm to 8pm
How much: $33 for house wine; $50 for house beers; $60 for cocktails and house spirits

Beef & Liberty (LKF), 3/F, California Tower, 32 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2450 5778www.beef-liberty.com

Big Sur

Big Sur’s drinks menu is home to many craft beers, with 14 rotating taps featuring in its daily happy hour. Head here from 3pm and enjoy a drink for as little as $50. Beer not for you? Big Sur also offers G&T on tap during happy hour for $75. Guests can enjoy their drink in the spacious dining room, though we think it’s best enjoyed on the outside terrace, watching the world go by.

When: Daily, 3pm to 8pm
How much: $50 for bottles and tap craft beers; $75 for tap G&T’s

Big Sur, 22 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2529 3001, [email protected], www.bigsur.com.hk

Chi Chi Cham

With its Central (Peel Street no less!) location and super cheap prices, we frequent Chi Chi Cham time and again for its happy hour deal. Between 4pm and 10pm, a bottle of Asahi will cost you just $20, while other beers, spirits, wine and Prosecco range between $40 and $50. If you’re feeling peckish, make sure to order some of the restaurant’s izakaya-style small plates, with yakitori skewers, sashimi and more on offer.

When: Monday to Saturday, 3pm to 11pm
How much: $20 for Asahi; $40 for draft beer, Prosecco, select wines and spirits; $50 for select cocktails; $110 for sake

Chi Chi Cham, 53 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2386 9718, WhatsApp: 9229 6918, [email protected], www.chichicham.com

Happy Hour Central: Chôm Chôm

Chôm Chôm

Ever-buzzing Vietnamese restaurant Chôm Chôm never has trouble drawing a crowd – and that probably has a little something to do with its daily happy hour deal! Grab your crew and head down to Peel Street for Vietnamese beers, house red and white wines for just $38. You can also tuck into a bucket of Vietnamese Fried Chicken for just $88, every single day of the week!

When: Daily, 5pm to 7pm
How much: $38 for Vietnamese beer, house red and white wine

Chôm Chôm, 58 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2810 0850, [email protected], www.chomchom.com.hk

DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM

Coffee shop by day, bar by night – DOUBLESHOT might not be the first place you think of for happy hour, but here’s why it should be. From 4pm on weekdays, you enjoy up to half price off wines and cocktails. The deal is time-sensitive: you need to pay by 5pm to receive a 50% discount, 6pm for a 40% discount and 7pm for 30% off. Whichever way you do the maths, it works out a steal!

When: Monday to Friday, 4pm to 7pm
How much: Pay by 5pm to enjoy 50% off, by 6pm for 40% off and by 7pm for 30% off – applicable to wine by the glass and cocktails (excluding the “Upper East Side”)

DOUBLESHOT by CUPPING ROOM, 1/F, Hilltop Plaza, 49 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 9225 6639, www.doubleshot.hk

Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour

Are you a fan of all things gin? Then this is the perfect happy hour deal for you. From 5pm to 7pm, treat yourself to a selection of gin concoctions for just $80 at Dr. Fern’s. There’s also the option to add on a cupcake from The Cakery with your drink for $30 – well, if you insist!

When: Daily, 5pm to 7pm
How much: $80 for selected G&T’s

Dr. Fern’s Gin Parlour, Shop B31A, First Basement Floor, Landmark Atrium, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 2111 9449, [email protected], mingfathouse.com/dr-ferns

Happy Hour Central: Fineprint

Fineprint

This Peel Street coffee shop is busy at all times of the day, for good reason. Not only does it serve Aussie-style coffee and breakfast dishes during the day, but come night time, it’s one of our favourite spots for a drink. Don’t miss its “Fifty Buck Happy Hour” which runs from 4pm to 8pm daily and features select craft beers, wines and house cocktails for – you guessed it – $50!

When: Daily, 4pm to 8pm
How much: $50 for select craft beers, wines and cocktails

Fineprint (Soho), 38 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 5503 6880, [email protected], www.fineprint.hk

Foxglove

Step back in time and enjoy a weekday drinks deal with Foxglove’s “Mad Men Hour” – one of the most sophisticated happy hours in Central. For $80 guests can enjoy a selection of drinks from Betty Draper’s personal collection, including wines, spirits and beers, or an expertly-made table-side cocktail. Classic drinks fans will want to order Don’s Old Fashioned or Joan’s Vanilla Martini.

When: Weekdays, 5pm to 9pm (excluding public holidays)
How much: $80 for select wines, spirits, table-side cocktails and “Betty’s collection of Craft Beer”; Scotch Whiskey from $80 to $100

Foxglove, 2/F, Printing House, 6 Duddell Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2116 8949, [email protected]mingfathouse.com/foxglove

Havana

Havana in LKF is offering up fun deals from Monday to Wednesday. Head here on Monday nights for two-for-one drinks, including mojitos, beers and wine. Fancy a go behind the bar? On Tuesday nights, you’ll be able to DIY your own cocktail (and get a free Havana hat!), or save yourself for Wednesday’s ladies night with free-flow mojitos for just $100 (from 8pm to 10pm).

When: Mondays, 6pm to 11pm; Tuesdays, 6pm to 11pm; Wednesdays, 8pm to 10pm
How much: Mondays: two-for-one drinks; Tuesdays: DIY cocktails; Wednesdays: Ladies Night, free-flow mojitos for $100

Havana, 4/F, The Plaza, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central, Hong Kong, 2851 4880, [email protected], www.havanabar.com.hk

Happy Hour Central: Holy Eats

Holy Eats

For one of the best happy hours in Central, look no further than Holy Eats. From 4pm to 8pm, selected bottled and draft beer, wine and house spirits are priced at a bargain-worthy $35! Prosecco, craft beer and Aperol Spritzes are also available from $45. Plus, it’s just seconds away from Peel Street – the perfect excuse to keep the party going…

When: Daily, 4pm to 8pm
How much: $35 for all house pours (including selected bottled and draft beer, wine and house spirits); $45 for Prosecco; $50 for craft beer and Aperol Spritz

Holy Eats, 23 Elgin Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, 2890 2892, [email protected], www.holyeatshk.com

Honi Honi

Tropical tiki vibes abound at Honi Honi. Its rooftop garden oasis is one of our favourite spots for sundowners. Hang out from 4pm to 7pm to enjoy $40 drinks, including bottled beers, spirits and mixers.

When: Daily, 4pm to 7pm
How much: $40 for bottled beers, spirits and mixers

Honi Honi, 3/F, Somptueux Central, 52 Wellington Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2353 0885, [email protected], www.honihonibar.com

Hugger Mugger

Keep your eyes peeled for the hidden red door on Wyndham Street and enter into British salon Hugger Mugger for its daily happy hour. Running from 5pm to 7pm, the deal includes select wines, beers, spirits and cocktails (including Aperol spritz, whisky sour, margaritas and more) from $50, along with select speciality cocktails for $60. We love the sound of the Punjab Sour, with Stolichnaya vodka, lime juice, mango puree, simple syrup, cream and basil leaf.

When: Daily, 5pm to 7pm
How much: From $50 for select wines, beers, cocktails and spirits

Hugger Mugger, Basement, 43-55 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2362 8988, [email protected], www.huggermugger.hk

ICHU

Conveniently located in H Queens, ICHU’s rooftop terrace is the ideal post-work hangout. Sit back and relax with Prosecco, beer and wine for just $50, or cocktails and spirits from $60. Feeling peckish? ICHU serves up bar snacks too, including XOXO Chicken, Squid & Yuzu and Sweet Potato Fries, all at $70 each.

When: Monday to Friday, 3pm to 8pm
How much: $50 for Prosecco, beer and house wines; cocktails and spirits from $60 to $70

ICHU, 3/F, H Queen, 80 Queen’s Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, 2477 7717, [email protected], ichu.com.hk/terraza

Happy Hour Central: La Rambla

La Rambla

With sweeping harbour front views, La Rambla’s spacious terrace is a good spot to know for alfresco sundowners. Take your pick from selected wines, beers, sangria and G&T’s starting at just $65, along with a selection of tapas bites (from $75). Salud!

When: Monday to Friday, 3pm to 8pm
How much: $65 for selected beers, red and white wines; $80 for G&T’s; $450 for Sangria Pitchers

La Rambla, 3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, Central, Hong Kong, 2661 1161, [email protected]www.larambla.hk

LEE Lo Mei

Perched on the corner of Lyndhurst Terrace, we love grabbing a window seat at LEE Lo Mei and people watching, happy hour drinks in hand. The deal here includes cocktails, wines, beers and house pours from $68. Don’t miss the bar snacks too, which include wontons, fries and fried chicken – basically all the good stuff!

When: Daily, 3pm to 8pm
How much: Selected cocktails, beers, wines and house pours from $68 to $78

LEE Lo Mei, G/F and 1/F, 8 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2896 7688, [email protected], leelomei.hk

MEATS

There’s nothing better than having delicious snacks to go with your drink, and MEATS gives us just that! During happy hour, a range of drinks and bar bites are available for between $40 and $60. Choose from a selection of beers, wines and cocktails, with snacks including Ultimate Fried Chicken, Cajun Fries and Fish Tacos.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm to 7pm; Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays, 3pm to 7:30pm
How much: Drinks and bar bites priced from $40 to $60

MEATS, G/F, 28 – 30 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2711 1812, [email protected], www.piratameats.hk

Mr Wolf

With one of the longest happy hours in Central, stretching from 3pm to 9pm, Mr Wolf is a go-to for casual bites and tipples. Head out to its alfresco terrace area to enjoy drinks for just $45.

When: Daily, 3pm to 9pm
How much: $45 for selected beers, wines, prosecco and cocktails (including espresso martinis, Aperol spritzes and bellinis); $60 for premium wines; $65 for premium cocktails

Mr Wolf, 5/F, Crawford House, 70 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2526 0838, [email protected], www.mrwolf.hk

Happy Hour Central: PIIN

PIIN

Calling all wine lovers! Hong Kong’s first and only Burgundy-focused wine restaurant PIIN is offering a fantastic Unlimited French Hour! Available Monday to Saturday, enjoy two hours of unlimited white and red Burgundy wines for just $350. Pro-tip: get there early to snag a seat on the terrace!

When: Monday to Saturday, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
How much: $350 for two-hours unlimited white and red Burgundy wines

PIIN, 2/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2832 7123[email protected], piin-hk.com

Poem

If you’re looking to get away from it all, Balinese restaurant Poem is the place for you. Relax against the backdrop of the island-inspired interiors, sipping on $40 beer, wine and house spirits. If you’re in a cocktail mood, treat yourself to the likes of a Rum Daiquiri, Martini, Cosmo and more for just $80. A la carte bar snacks start from $68, and include Satay Skewers, Soft Shell Crab and Corn Fritters.

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm to 7pm
How much: $40 for beer, wine and long drinks (house spirits); $80 for selected cocktails

Poem, 5/F LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2810 6166, [email protected], www.poem.hk

Posto Pubblico

This is one of our favourite happy hours in Central because it’s located right in the heart of Soho – talk about convenience! Posto Pubblico also offers one of the best deals in town, with all-you-can drink house wine, Asahi beer, Prosecco and house spirits for $208!

When: Monday to Friday, 5pm to 7pm
How much: $208 for free-flow house wine, Asahi beer, Prosecco and house spirits

Posto Pubblico, G/F, 28 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2577 7160, www.postopubblico.com

Rubia

Whilst Rubia’s main speciality is premium Spanish cuts of beef, this Centrally-located tapas hotspot also does a cracking happy hour deal. Think two-for-one on drinks including house wine, beer and selected cocktails. With prices starting at $68, it’d be rude not to!

When: Daily, 3pm to 7pm
How much: Two-for-one on selected drinks

Rubia, UG/F and 1/F, Wisdom Centre, 35 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2889 1199www.rubia.hk

Happy Hour Central: Shady Acres

Shady Acres

This laid-back spot ticks all the boxes for its handpicked wines, creative cocktails and easy-going vibe, and also offers up two daily happy hours! The first runs from 4pm to 7pm, and the second is from 11pm to close. With $20 beers and special cocktails starting from $50, it’s hard to pass up. Don’t miss the happy hour snacks too, including Calamari, fresh crudités, toasties and more!

When: Daily, 4pm to 7pm; 11pm to close
How much: $20 for beers; $45 for “rail drinks” (vodka, gin, rum, whisky and tequila); $50 for cocktail of the day

Shady Acres, 46 Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.theshadyacres.com

Stazione Novella

A Soho classic; enjoying a drink street side at Stazione Novella is pretty much a city institution. And with the bar’s Aperitivo deal, it just got even better. Order an Aperol Spritz between 4pm and 8pm, and you’ll get access to its epic antipasti spread!

When: Daily, 4pm to 8pm
How much: Free aperitivo spread with purchase of an Aperol Spritz

Stazione Novella, 52-56 Staunton Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2559 0559, [email protected], www.stazionenovella.com

The Globe

The Globe is well-known for its classic pub vibes, an almost endless beer selection and classic comfort food dishes. And it continues to be a popular spot for its happy hour in Central, which runs daily from 9am to 8pm (yes, you read that right!). During the deal, pints start from $50, with a huge and ever-changing international and local selection on offer.

When: Daily, 9am to 8pm
How much: Pints from $50

The Globe, Garley Building, 45-53 Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2543 1941, [email protected], www.theglobe.com.hk

The Wise King

A true modern classic set in the heart of Soho, The Wise King is well-known for its intimate lounge setting and decadent drinks selection, but did you know it does a pretty generous happy hour deal too? Running from Monday to Saturday, 6pm to 9pm, you can expect 30% off selected cocktails, house wines and house spirits. Cheers!

When: Monday to Saturday, 6pm to 9pm
How much: 30% off selected cocktails, house wines and house spirits

The Wise King, Basement in Tsung Wing Lane, 25 Staunton Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong, [email protected], www.thewiseking.com

Happy Hour Central: TokyoLima

TokyoLima

We know and love TokyoLima’s incredible cuisine, and we’re also huge fans of its “Izakaya Sessions” happy hour! Available everyday of the week, enjoy signature cocktails which start at just $48, along with unbeatable bar bites (including spicy Hamachi and “Ki-mo-chi” fried chicken!).

When: Daily, 5pm to 7pm
How much: Select cocktails, beers, wine, spirits and bar bites from $48

TokyoLima, G/F, 18-20 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, Hong Kong, 2811 1152, [email protected], www.tokyolima.hk

99 Bottles

99 Bottles technically doesn’t “do” a happy hour – it just offers up great prices at all times! This beloved Peel Street favourite serves up a selection of international and local craft beers, spirits and wines for as little as $45.

When: Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 11:30pm; Friday and Saturday, 5pm to 2am
How much: Drinks start from $45

99 Bottles, Shop B, 59A Peel Street, Central, Hong Kong, 9772 3053, www.facebook.com/99bottleshk

 

Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Poppy Mason-Watts and published on 26, January 2018. It was most recently updated by Team Sassy in October, 2020.

Featured image courtesy of La Rambla via Instagram, image 1 courtesy of Armoury via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of Chôm Chôm via Instagram, image 3 courtesy of Fineprint via Instagram, image 4 courtesy of Holy Eats via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of La Rambla via Instagram, image 6 courtesy of PIIN via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of TokyoLima via Instagram.

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