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Top Choice Taoist Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Man Mo Temple

One of Hong Kong’s oldest temples and a declared monument, atmospheric Man Mo Temple is dedicated to the gods of literature (‘Man’), holding a writing brush, and of war (‘Mo’), wielding a sword. Built in 1847 during…
Top Choice Viewpoint in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Victoria Peak

Standing at 552m, Victoria Peak is the highest point on Hong Kong Island. The Peak is also one of the most visited spots by tourists in Hong Kong, and it’s not hard to see why. Sweeping views of the vibrant metropol…
Top Choice Cantonese in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Luk Yu Tea House

This gorgeous teahouse (c 1933), known for its masterful cooking and Eastern art deco decor, was the haunt of opera artists, writers and painters (including the creator of one exorbitant ink-and-brush gracing a wall…
Top Choice Temple in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Pak Sing Ancestral Hall

In the 19th century, many Chinese who left home in search of better horizons died overseas. As it was the wish of traditional Chinese to be buried in their home towns, this temple was built in 1856 to store corpses …
Top Choice Thai in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Chachawan

Specialising in the spicy cuisine of northeastern Thailand's Isaan region, this hip little spot is always jam-packed and plenty noisy. No curries or pad thai here, just scads of bright, herb-infused, chilli-packed s…
Top Choice Noodles in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Kau Kee Restaurant

You can argue till the noodles go soggy about whether Kau Kee has the best beef brisket in town. Whatever the verdict, the meat – served with toothsome noodles in a fragrant beefy broth – is hard to beat. During the…
Top Choice Cocktail Bar in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Quinary

A sleek, moodily lit cocktail bar, Quinary attracts a well-dressed crowd to sip Asian-inspired cocktail creations such as the Quinary Sour (whisky, licorice root, Chinese black sugar), the Oolong Tea Collins (vodka,…
Top Choice Bar in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Angel’s Share Whisky Bar

One of Hong Kong’s best whisky bars, this clubby place has over 100 whiskies from the world over – predominantly Scottish, but also French, Japanese and American. One of these, a 23-year-old Macallan, comes straight…
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…
Top Choice Bar in The Peak & Northwest Hong Kong Island

Club 71

This friendly bar with a bohemian vibe is named after a protest march on 1 July 2003. It's a favourite haunt of local artists and activists who come for the beer and jamming sessions. In the garden out the front, re…