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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Cocktail Bar
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“A converted ping pong supply store (yes there such a thing) and now home to a specialty gin & tonic bar with a dazzling variety of gins. Interiors are of old Hong Kong nostalgia complete with neon signs, open concrete wall designs. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Establishment
“HKU is the oldest tertiary institution in Hong Kong with its leading reputation. For some oldest structures were built with Baroque-style as the famous heritage on Hong Kong Island. It's easy to walk up and see the views on the hilltop. Sometimes there'll be talks/exhibitions happening too. ”
  • 14 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
Bar
“Very Unique / hidden Spanish Gin Bar in the town, great drinks and relaxing environment ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Establishment
“Great Government Facility to enjoy specially in summer. They also have a heated indoor pool for winter. Price per day is very reasonable.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best New York style pizza with self brew in HK. Pepperoni Pizza is a must have.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Great place to hang for that ultimate caffeine kick. Also ideal for lunches or weekend brunch though it can get busy. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
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“This café come lifestyle store serves up coffee and brunch, with a side of stationery and homeware. A great spot to browse gifts and get a much-needed hit of caffeine, Ethos has all of your bases covered, really.”
  • 5 locals recommend
French Restaurant
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“ It's a supermarket, it's a meat shop, and it's also a great cafe with everything you could think of and fancy in a day. Sometimes I only order a french toast with extra bacon (yes, sweet and salty... they're just too delicious to be mixed). ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Route
“Great for transportation: Taxi or bus. Cafes, restaurants, banks groceries etc. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Route
“This street (3min walk) is full of cheap Asian eateries, amazing dessert restaurants with European and Asian desserts (try the mango, pomelo, sago, coconut dessert!) and some market stalls. On the way you also find Japanese, burger, Michelin Recommended and other restaurants”
  • 5 locals recommend
Park
  • 1 local recommends
Establishment
“This is part of the Hong Kong University, with many valuable collections from the university and collectors. Both permanent and temporary exhibitions worth visits, and you can drop by the have a walk in the Hong Kong University.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Not just one grocery store - but many many grocery stores. It's kinda like Hong Kong's version of farmers market. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Canadian food and cozy environment, good for working and socialising with friends”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 3 locals recommend
Establishment
“Not the largest mall in HK but has shops like Sasa, Japanese dollar shop if you want to do last minute shopping nearby”
  • 3 locals recommend