In recent years, Kennedy Town has seen the arrival of a huge array of cool bars, restaurants (and many a coffee shop!), so it’s no surprise that the area also has some great drinks deals. From waterside sundowners, to half-price beer, we’ve rounded up the best happy hour deals in Kennedy Town.
We love 11 Westside for serving up some of the best Mexican food in Hong Kong (seriously who could say no to tableside guac?), and its Thursday night drinks deal is not to be missed. Regular draft beers are priced at $80, and include a selection from local brewer, Moonzen, but on Thursdays between 6pm and 11pm, all beers and shots are 50% off.
When: Thursdays, 6pm to 11pm
Where: 11 Westside, 1/F, The Hudson, 11 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: 50% off all beers and shots (regular price $80 for draft beer).
Sassy Tip: For 50% off tacos, head to 11 Westside on Tuesday nights from 6pm to 10:30pm to enjoy its epic Taco Tuesday deal.
If, like us, you love a cheap deal then look no further than 42nd on Davis, where every hour is happy hour. With drinks starting at $45 all day and every day, this is the perfect spot to while away the day without breaking the bank.
When: Daily, 12pm to 12am
Where: 34-42 Davis Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Bottled and draft beer, and house white and red wine for $45
This is one of our favourite pizza spots in Hong Kong, but it’s not just the food that draws us back every time. With cosy interiors, friendly staff, a menu full of sourdough pizzas and a fab happy hour, you can’t go wrong. During happy hour, enjoy half price chicken wings and curly fries, with craft beers and wines starting from $50! If you purchase a pitcher of beer (from $188), you’ll also get a pizza for half price throughout happy hour.
When: Weekdays, 4pm to 7pm; weekends, 11am to 7pm
Where: 8 Holland Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Beers and wines start from $50. During the week you can get the Yu Kwen Yick Chicken Wings and curly fries for half price during happy hour, and half price pizza when you purchase any pitcher of beer!
We love the weekend brunch at CATCH, but it’s also a firm favourite of ours for its weeknight happy hour. With drinks starting at $35, along with cocktails such as Aperol Spritz, Old Fashioned and Margaritas at just $50, we couldn’t ask for a better deal in K-Town! Pair your drinks with some delicious snacks, with the likes of prawns with lemon aioli ($58) spicy fries ($38), sriracha chicken wings ($48) and lamb tacos ($58) all on offer.
When: Monday to Thursday, 5pm to 8pm
Where: G/F, 95 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $35 for wines and beers, $40 for spirits and $50 cocktails
Who doesn’t like to treat themselves to a glass of champagne? At this buzzy French tapas restaurant it’s buy one get one free from Monday to Friday! And if that isn’t enough to tempt you, house wines and beers start at just $40.
When:Monday to Friday, 3pm to 7pm
Where: 42 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Buy one get one free on Ayala Champagne ($158 per glass) and house wine and beers start at $40.
If you’re after low drinks prices and long happy hours, Jaspas is where to go. The weekday happy hour kicks off at 3pm – perfect for those long lunches that run into happy hour! Plus, the weekend happy hour runs all day from 10am to 7pm, with drinks priced between $30 and $55.
When: Weekdays, 3pm to 9pm; weekends from 10am to 7pm
Where: Commercial Unit B, G/F, Manhattan Heights, 83 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $38 for house wines, $45 for prosecco and rosé wine, bottled beers for $30, draft beers for $50 and a range of cocktails for $55.
Sip on a glass of vino during happy hour at K TOWN Bar & Grill, and enjoy a range of popular snacks including the Ooey Gooey Camembert and the Fresh Vietnamese Spring Rolls. We can vouch that the food pairs perfectly with the drinks on offer – with wines, prosecco and beer starting at $40.
When: Monday to Friday, 3pm to 7pm; weekends, 3pm to 6pm
Where: Shop G7 & G8, G/F Sincere Western House, 44-46 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: House wines, prosecco and Stella Artois for $40
Whether you’re a meat-lover or a seafood-fan, this Kennedy Town favourite is sure to always have you covered with its choice of fish, chips, roast chicken and sides. Stop by for a waterfront drink during happy hour and enjoy beers, wines and ciders starting at just $40.
When: 12pm to 7pm, daily
Where: 25 New Praya, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Asahi beers, ciders and house wines start at $40
Sports fans, this one’s for you. Showing everything from premier league football to rugby union, NFL, MMA and much more on its multiple screens, you’ll never miss a game at this K-Town bar. The daily happy hour also runs daily from 4pm to 8pm, with drinks starting at $45, so there’s no excuse to miss out on the action.
When: Daily, 4pm to 8pm
Where: 36 Forbes Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $45 beers and prosecco; wines from $50
Read more: Where To Watch Live Sports In Hong Kong
Sister restaurant to CATCH, Mama Malouf is where to head for a Middle Eastern fix (think falafel and juicy kebabs) and its happy hour deal is pretty desirable too. Offering Peroni beers from $30 and wines from just $35, alongside delicious snacks (including calamari with garlic mayo!) for $38, this is the place to be come 5pm. Be sure to check out the “Spritz List” for a refreshing drink with a kick, priced at $50.
When: Monday to Thursday; 5pm to 8pm
Where: G/F 93 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: Beers priced between $30 and $50, wines for $35, sprits for $40 and cocktails for $50
This London-inspired Kennedy Town local is worth popping into for a weeknight drink. Between 3pm and 6pm house wines, bottles beers and spirits are priced at just $38, so you may find it hard to stay for “just one”.
When: Monday to Wednesday, 3pm to 6pm
Where: 18 Catchick Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $38 for house red and white wines, bottled beers and house spirits
An authentic, buzzy Mexican in the heart of Kennedy Town, this is the ideal spot for serious tequila drinkers and those looking for a laid back and friendly Mexican experience. The daily happy hour includes a range of drinks, with 20% to 30% off from 6pm to 9pm.
When: Daily, 6pm to 9pm
Where: G/F 1 Davis Street, Kennedy Town; 2818 1766
How much: 20% to 30% off standard drinks.
Winston’s doesn’t technically have a happy hour, but be sure to head down to the K-Town spot on Thursdays for your chance to get your round on the house. Simply flip the coin when paying your bill, and if you guess the outcome correctly, your drinks will be free!
When: Thursdays, 5pm to 10pm
Where: Shop 8, 11 Davis Street, The Hudson, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
How much: $50 for house wines and Gweilo beers; cocktails priced between $70 and $100
Sassy Tip: Head to either Winston’s in Sai Ying Pun or in Kennedy Town on the first Saturday of every month to enjoy its famous espresso martinis for just $50 from 9am until close.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally written by Poppy Mason-Watts and published on 26 February, 2018 and was updated on 15 March, 2019 by Annie Simpson.