Cool! Hong Kong: Your Essential Guide to What's Hip & Happening

By Martin Liu

The 'Cool!' sequence we could readers discover the websites in & round the featured urban; store the numerous hip & cool shops, stopover at the joys new areas & then dine on the best eating places & eateries. The books exhibit the buzz & vibrance of the vacation spot with actions to maintain readers busy from sunrise to nightfall & past.

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Designed through Hong Kong-based Henry Leung, there are 4 themed rooms, each one of which has their very own interesting features. L’Afrique Room has a Saharan tent-like environment with partitions decorated with tiger skins. The Ski Room resembles a Swiss chalet (with fire and extremely cosy). The Bailar and Boudoir rooms provide glimpses of Madame Ning’s own existence and pursuits. Framed images on partitions, monitors of classic clothes and hats, jewelry and fragrance bottles create an intimate setting. The Ning Sling (Absolut Mandarin, lychee liqueur, ardour fruit puree, orange juice and mint leaves) turns out the best cocktail accompaniment to the glamorous atmosphere. throughout the week, from nine pm onwards, a reside band performs 70s/80s/90s disco song normally Shanghai paintings deco living room sector. If that isn't fairly your factor, move through the weekend, while there's a extra ambient beat generated by way of the DJ on accountability. The Peninsula, B/F, Salisbury street, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Tel: 2315 3188 site: www. peninsula. com/hongkong Yumla there's something very real approximately Yumla. The track comes first; there's no strict door coverage; and the folk who pass there are surely extra comfortable and enjoyable to be round. based via neighborhood manufacturer Dan F in 2004, Yumla is found above an city park, which supplies it the further function of chilled open air consuming. the interior house is small, however it quickly turns into obvious that this can be no deterrent for the various regulars who love the unpretentious, music-driven atmosphere. Resident DJs and foreign acts provide typically indie and underground electronica. certainly, Dan F and Yumla are famed for best the best way for underground membership tune in Hong Kong. in addition to the song, Yumla is seriously into encouraging and backing neighborhood artistic tasks (supporting neighborhood artists, investment highway magazines, and so on. ). the reason for this is that Yumla has develop into a magnet for creatives, tune lovers, and replacement celebrities. Even in the course of weekdays, Yumla pulls within the crowds with its prolonged chuffed Hour (until nine pm). And whilst issues are relatively occurring, it could stay vigorous until eventually five am in the course of weekends. decrease Basement, seventy nine Wyndham road, primary Tel: 2147 2382 site: www. yumla. com Volar Volar is a key vacation spot for the more youthful hip and elegant crowd of Hong Kong. formally, it’s a members-only membership, yet out-of-towners can e mail (intoxicated@volar. com. hk) forward to get directly to the visitor checklist (during weekends, you will additionally have to pay conceal on the door). while he opened Volar in December 2004, proprietor Ben Ku’s major goal was once to carry caliber digital tune to Hong Kong, and he has succeeded on a reasonably large scale. in reality, the tune on supply now levels from hip hop, funky beats, rock, breaks, electro, condominium to every thing in among. this present day, fashionistas, celebrities and versions combine simply with different trendy, less-known get together goers, with song provided by means of a roster of best overseas DJs which Volar is well known for bringing in. Volar’s cavernous basement occupies over 5,000 sq. feet. and contains particular areas.

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