Top Choice Cafe in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Lan Fong Yuen

This rickety facade hides an entire cha chaan tang (tea cafe). Lan Fong Yuen (1952) is believed to be the inventor of the ‘pantyhose’ milk tea. Over a thousand cups of the strong and silky brew are sold daily alongs…
Cafe in Lamma

Bookworm Cafe

Veggie foodies are in heaven at Bookworm, the granddaddy of Hong Kong's healthy and ecoconscious dining scene. Tasty dishes include the dhal and salad combo, goat's cheese sandwich and shepherdess pie, which all pai…
Cafe in Kowloon

Mido Café

This retro cha chaan tang (tea house; 1950) with mosaic tiles and metal latticework stands astride a street corner that comes to life at sundown. Ascend to the upper floor and take a seat next to a wall of iron-fram…
Cafe in Aberdeen & South Hong Kong Island

Tree Cafe

The Horizon Plaza shopping mall is quite out of the way, so if you’re feeling peckish after a shopping spree, why not rest your legs in this eco-chic cafe hidden in the eponymous furniture shop on the very top floor…
Cafe in Lantau


Framed by a backdrop of stilt houses and lush mountains, this sunny terrace right on the water invites lazy afternoons spent enjoying coffee. The tiramisu and the apple crumble with ice cream are as tempting as its …
Cafe in Peng Chau

Les Copains d’Abord

Don't leave Peng Chau without sipping a glass of vin rouge and nibbling a plate of charcuterie under parasols at Les Copains d’Abord, an incongruously located, French-owned wine bar and cafe. Opening hours can be er…
Cafe in Kowloon

Australia Dairy Company

Long waits and rude service are the standard at this beloved Hong Kong cha chaan teng (tea house), famed for its scrambled egg sandwiches, macaroni and ham soup, and milk pudding. An experience to be had.