Live Music

  • Peel Fresco Groovy jazz and arty crowds in a tiny club.
  • This Town Needs HK's most famous music dive has a line-up of solid indie acts.
  • Wanch Wan Chai's venerable live-music spot is tops for rock, jazz and lots of beer.
  • Grappa’s Cellar This Italian restaurant turns to rock, jazz and comedy.
  • Fringe Club Jazz, world music and more play inside this Victorian building.

Movie Theatres

  • Broadway Cinematheque Hong Kong's best art-house theatre shows indie films that don't play elsewhere.
  • AMC Pacific Place In the plush Pacific Place mall, watch Hollywood and Hong Kong releases in comfort.
  • HKAC Cinema In the Hong Kong Arts Centre, this small space plays festival releases on a limited basis.
  • Cinematheque Passion Macau's first arthouse cinema and film archive.
  • Palace IFC Eight screens of blockbusters in plush surrounds.


Kooky or Underground

  • Cattle Depot Artist Village A Kowloon slaughterhouse turned artists' village and music venue.
  • This Town Needs The underground music spot in Hong Kong, so cool the government wants to shut it down.
  • Canton Singing House Temple St's best singalong parlour – think old-school Cantonese karaoke.
  • Petticoat Lane Drag queens appear at the stroke of midnight at this popular LGBTQ+ night club.