Opening Hours

Banks 9am–4pm/5pm Monday to Friday; 9am–1pm Saturday (main branches)

Bars and clubs City bars until 2am or later, especially on weekends; clubs to 2am or beyond

Post offices 9am–5pm Monday to Friday; noon–3pm Saturday (main branches open longer)

Restaurants and cafes Breakfast at cafes/coffee shops from 7am or earlier; some restaurants open only for lunch (noon–3pm) or dinner (4–10pm, later in cities); Asian restaurants often have split hours: 11am–2pm and from 4pm.

Shops 10am–8pm/6pm (larger/smaller stores) Monday to Friday; 9am–5pm Saturday; 10am–5pm Sunday (larger stores)