We can always count on Classified to satisfy our cravings, and it has a special that’s sure to get you as excited as we are! Every month Classified will have a wine and cheese offer that is created just for wine and cheese lovers. Each month will feature different cheeses, which you can pair with a wine of your choice (prices vary depending on the cheese and wine), so you can easily sample a range of cheeses, along with our fave tipple. You can find more info about the cheeses of the month here, and don’t forget to also take advantage of Classified’s happy hour (which runs daily, from 5pm and 8pm), and enjoy selected drinks from just $30!
Classified, various locations across Hong Kong, www.classifiedfood.com
How can one be expected to choose between The Dutch’s pesto or truffle cheese? The idea itself of having to select just one is simply inhumane, if you ask us. Thankfully, The Dutch understands the struggle and has got us covered, with its epic wine and cheese deal! Available all day long, choose your cheese, and then pair it with a glass or two of our favourite poison. Priced at $100 for one glass and 50g of cheese, or $180 for two glasses and 100g of cheese. Perfect for date night, girls night, or any night! If you’re feeling extra hungry, don’t miss out on the amazing free-flow cheese deal! Available between 2pm and 5pm daily, and priced at just $128 (including one glass of wine), or $168 (including two glasses of wine).
The Dutch, 232 Queen’s Road Central, Hong Kong, 3543 0081
The Dutch, 19 Hoi Pong Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong, 2792 1029, www.thedutch.hk
Conveniently located around the corner from the Mid-levels escalator, La Fromagerie makes for the perfect wine and cheese stop on the way home from work – what better way could there be to end the day? The cheese here is flown in fresh from France every single week, with everything from Reblochon, Brie, Camembert, Conté, and Pérail up for grabs! Daily, from 3pm to 7:30pm, each glass of vino will only set you back $39 (standard glasses priced between $80 and $100), and to sweeten the deal, the restaurant also offers a variety of cheese platters, starting from $178.
La Fromagerie, 16 Elgin Street, SoHo, Hong Kong, 5526 2600, www.lafromagerie.hk
This cosy TST resto is great for when you need a wine and cheese (and charcuterie!) fix. Serving up a selection of three, five, or seven for $138, $168 or $198, or platters of cheese and meats from $348, add on a glass or two of excellent French vino and you’ve got the perfect night. Head here on Thursday’s for Ladies Night and enjoy buy-one-get-one on all drinks by glass and bottle, all night long, or between 3pm and 6pm daily for 50% off all food and beverage items! Scarlett also regularly host wine tastings and masterclasses, along with live music nights, so make sure to keep up to date with its Facebook page to not miss out.
Scarlett Café and Wine Bar, 2 Austin Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/scarletthk
Another top spot in HK to feast on wine and cheese, is at ON Dining in Central. Set on the 29th floor, head to the bar area and enjoy a range of tempting bar snacks from 4pm until late, which include three cheeses for $198, five cheeses for $328, ON Dining’s Cheese Selection for $488, or a Mixed Cold Cuts and Cheeses selection for $368. Top it off with a glass of wine, or a refreshing G&T and you’ll be set for the night.
ON Dining Kitchen & Lounge, 29/Floor, 18 On Lan Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.ontop.hk
We love Aberdeen Street Social for an al fresco drink, so why not add in some cheese to the mix? While you’re enjoying its weekday happy hour (Monday to Friday, from 5pm to 7pm), along with wines starting at $50, you can also sate your appetite with a selection of cheeses from British artisanal cheesemaker, Neal’s Yard Dairy. So grab a friend and sample a platter of cheeses, with three cheeses priced at $158, and five at $198.
Aberdeen Street Social, G/F, PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.aberdeenstreetsocial.hk
If you’re a lover of all things French, you know that they serve up some of the best when it comes to wine and cheese, so look no further than Le Quinze Vins. With shops in both Wan Chai and Central, cheese fans can tuck into a mixed platters of a selection of fromage, along with mixed charcuterie, before washing it down with a glass of French wine. And if you’re looking for some cheese to enjoy at home, make sure to check out sister shop, La Cremerie, which is located just across the street from Le Quinze Vins in Wan Chai.
Le Quinze Vins, 9 Swatow Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Le Quinze Vins, 32 Gage Street, Central, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/LQVHongKongWanchai
More into your Italian cheese and wine? Then La Piola may just be the place for you! Serving up single cheese or cold cut platters for $110, a selection of four for $275 and six for $380, you can take in the buzzing streets of Johnson Road outside, while diving into your platter, and treating yourself to a glass of Italian vino (glasses start at $70). Swing by here between 5pm and 8pm and take advantage of its aperitivo hour, with complementary snacks available with the purchase of any drink.
La Piola, G/F, 60A-66 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, www.terra.com.hk
Hump Day just got a whole lot easier thanks to WOOBAR’s Winederlust Wednesdays! Think happy hour on a whole new level – we’re talking the godsend deal of both free flow wine and cheese! From 8pm to 10:30pm (perfect post-office hours for you workaholics), enjoy a selection of artisanal free flow red wines, white wines, cheese, and cold cuts for $330 (plus 10% service charge).
WOOBAR, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Startion, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3717 2222, www.w-hongkong.com/woobar
Did we say DiVino? Or Divine? It doesn’t matter because this restaurant is both, offering a deal that is popular with the after-work crowd (okay, any crowd!). From 6pm to 7:30pm each drink purchase comes with complimentary savoury bar snacks (hello, cold cuts and parmesan!).
DiVino Wine Bar & Restaurant, 73 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2167 8883, www.divinogroup.com/restaurants/divino
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published on 14 August, 2017 and was updated on 6 July, 2018