Top 5 unique nightlife experience in Hong Kong

If you land Hong Kong at night, you will definitely find that Hong Kong shines like a diamond with all the lights on the skyscrapers. Undeniably, the nightlife experience in Hong Kong is extraordinary. It is not only restricted to the amazing Victoria Harbour night view or the crazy night out in Lan Kwai Fong you find in travel books. There are a lot more unique nightlife experiences waiting for you to discover. Here is your list of top 5 unique nightlife experiences in Hong Kong.

1. Soho – Relaxing Night with Exquisite Drinks

Nightlife experience in Hong Kong - drink at SOHO
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Soho is approximately 10 minutes away from the core nightlife area – Lan Kwai Fong (LKF) in Central. The vibe at Soho is 10 times more relaxing than that in LKF. Just take the Central to Mid-Levels Escalator and you will find plenty of award-winning bars and fine dining restaurants for you to choose from. Here are some exceptionally amazing bars serving the best cocktails.

The award-winning cocktail bars serving the multi-sensory experience.
Address: 56-58 Hollywood Road Central, Hong Kong
Tel: +852 2851 3223

The Old Man
One of the bars under the World’s 50 Best Bar 2018.
Address: № 37 Aberdeen Street, Soho, Central, Hong Kong

2. Happy Valley Racecourse – Betting and Party Altogether

Yes! Happy Valley Racecourse is not only a place for you to bet on the exciting horse race, but it is also the biggest party on Hong Kong Island every Wednesday night. No worries if you have no clue how to bet on horse races, Hong Kong locals and officers at the Jockey Club are more than willing to help you. The tuck shop there sell worldwide beers. During breaks between the races, there are live-band performances and you will definitely enjoy it. Where to find the biggest party in the town? Happy Valley Racecourse! 

Happy Valley Racecourse
Address: Happy Valley Racecourse, Wong Nai Chung Rd, Happy Valley

3. Rooftop Bar – Get tipsy with the Hong Kong Night View

Nightlife experience in Hong Kong - Rooftop Bar at Wooloomooloo Wan Chai
Photo credit: The Rooftop Guide

“Rooftop Bar” is such a hype now. In Hong Kong, of course, you can definitely find the finest rooftop bar to enjoy the impressive night view. Have a couple of drinks on the rooftop of the skyscrapers, it is the “Crazy Rich Asian” experience you should have (at least) once in a lifetime. Here are some of the local recommendations.

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse (Wan Chai)
You can see the view of the Victoria Harbour and the Happy Valley Racecourse. 
Address: 31/F & Rooftop The Hennessy 256 Hennessy Road entrance on 213, Johnston Rd, Wan Chai
Tel: +852 2893 6960

CÉ LA VI Hong Kong
Enjoy the luxury experience in Hong Kong.
Address: 25/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Central
Tel: +852 3700 2300

Yes! OZONE is on the 118/F rooftop. Enjoy the drinking in the cloud experience.
Address: Level 118 International Commerce Centre (ICC, 1 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: +852 2263 2270

4. Temple Street – Local Hong Kong Dining Experience Till Late Night

Nightlife experience in Hong Kong - Temple Street as late night sightseeing
Photo Credit: Travelvui

If you are looking for local nightlife experience, Temple Street is the spot. Like all the other street markets, there are plenty of stores selling souvenirs or cheap (and pirated) goods. A variety of worldwide cuisines open till late night, from Chinese spicy hotpot to Pad Thai or Lebanese food. The most interesting activity you can find here is to see your future with all kinds of fortune tellers, learn it from the palm reading or the tarot card!

5. Night Hike to the Kowloon Peak or other mountains – An alternative adventure to enjoy the night view

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An alternative way to enjoy the stunning night view of Hong Kong is to do a night hike. Night hike is a common local after-work activity in Hong Kong. Your sweat will be totally worthy. At the viewing point, you can enjoy the view quietly. Though, remember to bring the torch and mosquito repellent! Be well prepared! 

There are way a lot more local experiences in Hong Kong. If you would like to go to more unique places, plan your own personalized route with several clicks with Vsitter now! It’s free.

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