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Nightlife in Hong Kong Our (True-blue Hongkongers!) Advice for What to Do and Where to Go

Nightlife in Hong Kong: Our (True-blue Hongkongers!) Advice for What to Do and Where to Go 

A vibrant nightlife scene is one of Hong Kong’s strong points. You can basically access everything here because it’s a buzzing network of nightlife experiences as soon as the sun sets!

From lit nightclubs, bars, live music, and entertainment to family-friendly recreational activities, we guarantee there are no dull moments here after dark. So, don’t miss out on all the fun, and check out our list of the best things to do in Hong Kong at night!

Explore the best bars and nightclubs



Address: The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 3110 1222

Operating hours: 

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday – 6 PM to 4 AM 
  • Friday and Saturday – 6 PM to 4 AM 
  • Sunday and Tuesday – Closed 

This bar has been rocking Central Hong Kong’s nightlife scene since 1967, so it’s one of the distinguished hangout spots you shouldn’t miss. 

Dragon-I’s setting is a stylish mix of traditional Chinese and modern facilities with three zones that have their own bar and dance floor. What’s more, it features a busy lineup of international acts and top-notch DJs, so it’s a domain for the young, chic, and affluent crowd. 

Pro tip:

  • If you plan to drop Dragon-I, make sure to dress to impress! You see, this has a relatively strict dress code, so ditch your sportswear and go for smart and elegant fits.  

Tazmania Ballroom 


Address: LKF Tower1樓, 1F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Lan Kwai Fong, Central / 中環蘭桂坊, 33號 Wyndham St, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 2801 5009 

Operating hours: 

  • Tuesday to Saturday – 5 PM to 2 AM
  • Sunday and Monday – Closed 

With its cavernous ceilings, elevated DJ booth, long bar, and spacious outdoor terrace, there’s no doubt that Tazmania Ballroom is a sister venue of Hong Kong’s exclusive and ever famous nighttime destinations – Dragon-i and Cassio. 

Now, if you plan to have a fun night out with your best pals, we suggest you snag a table that’s close to the dance floor or the main DJ booth. Trust us, those are the prime spots. You’ll get to enjoy the glitz and glamor of the club scene while staying within arm’s reach of the bar!

Pro tip:

  • There’s no cover price upon entry into Tazmania Ballroom. However, entry into the club is almost always at the doorman’s discretion.  



Address: Hong Kong, Central, D’Aguilar St, 32號4/F

Contact details: +852 2111 8110 

Operating hours: 

  • Tuesday – 12 AM to 4 AM or 10 PM to 4 AM
  • Wednesday to Saturday – 10 PM to 4 AM 
  • Sunday and Monday – Closed 

One night in Zentral will leave you longing for more. This posh and exclusive club situated in Lan Kwai Fong’s California Tower gives off a quirky and trendy vibe that hooks people who love to dance, party, and have fun.  

This multi-floor nightclub is one of the largest party venues in Hong Kong, so you can expect a large crowd, especially during the weekends. 

And here’s the kicker – This club not only showcases top local DJs but also occasionally features famous international DJs such as Paul Van Dyk, Zomboy, and Yellow Claw. Get ready to groove and swerve to the beats of electronic and disco music!

Pro tip:

  • Sign up for their club membership! Not only will you be able to redeem the entire membership amount at Zentral, but you’ll also get gifts and perks like first priority for table reservations! 

Visit rooftop bars 

SKYE Rooftop Bar and Dining 


Address: 27/F, 310 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 2839 3327 

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Sunday – 12 PM to 1 AM 

If you’re in the mood for a breath of fresh air or just want a change of scenery, SKYE Rooftop Bar and Dining can be your next favorite hangout spot. This classy and edgy rooftop bar features a temperature-controlled and open-air terrace that boasts picturesque views of Victoria Park and Victoria Harbour. 

On top of that, SKYE offers a delectable array of bar bites, an extensive continental menu, and creative cocktails that basically cover everything you need for an elevated evening in Hong Kong.  

Pro tip:

  • From Sunday to Thursday, a minimum spend of HK$ 3,000 is required to reserve a designated outdoor sofa table. Meanwhile, if it’s Friday, Saturday, or a public holiday, you’ll have to spend at least HK$ 6,000. 



Address: H Zentre, 18/F, 15 Middle Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 3428 8342 

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Friday – 12 PM to 12 AM 
  • Saturday and Sunday – 11:30 AM to 12 AM

Whether you prefer to enjoy your favorite cocktail against the backdrop of a stunning sunset or you want to mingle during the year-end party, Hutong is certainly one of the top-class destinations you shouldn’t miss. 

This Chinese restaurant with a moon terrace is perched on One Peking’s 28th floor and features dramatic decor and old-fashioned furniture. It’s renowned for its Northern Chinese cuisine and, of course, the breathtaking harbor view. 

Also, don’t forget to try the bespoke cocktails from the Apothecary (name of Hutong’s bar). Just mind your intake because most of their offerings are potent and pack quite a punch!

Pro tip:

  • Avail Aqua Luna’s junk boat combo experience so you can enjoy a trip across the harbor before you dine at Hutong. 



Address: 25-26/f, California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Central, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 3619 4282

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Saturday – 5 PM to 4 AM
  • Sunday – Closed 

With its sleek and modern interior and superb sky deck that offers sprawling views of Central Hong Kong, Faye doesn’t shy away from the buzz and energy of a big crowd of partygoers.  

Here, you can bask in the cityscape and sunset views with a sangria in hand or just dive in straight into a night of cocktails and celebration that stretches until 4 AM on weekdays and Saturdays. 

And you know what? It’s a cool place to chill with friends too! You see, Faye features private tables with bottle service as well as a pool room with a swim-up bar. 

Pro tip:

  • Don’t forget to check out Faye’s social media accounts before you visit. Grab the chance to attend exclusive events and witness special guests like local artists and international DJs!

Check out night markets 

Temple Street Night Market 

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Address: Temple St, Jordan, Hong Kong

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Sunday – 2 PM to 11 PM 

Malls and shopping complexes abound in Hong Kong, but to truly experience shopping extravaganza like locals, we recommend you hit up the Temple Street Night Market. 

This night market not only offers products and services at more affordable rates but also the diversity of goods you can find here makes it worth visiting. 

While it starts as early as 2 PM, the best time to see the night market come alive is when the sun sets. Drop by around 8 PM or so to experience first-hand the unique mix of clothing stalls, arts and crafts, Cantonese opera troupes, and even fortune-tellers!

Pro tip:

  • Since this night market is a place to bargain, it would be best to check several stands for prices before you buy anything. And yes, not all “branded” items here are authentic, so shop wisely!

Ladies Market 

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Address: Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Sunday – 11 AM to 11:30 PM 

Join the steady flow of locals and tourists who flock to Ladies Market to snag good deals from rows of open stalls and tiny boutiques. And yup, hawkers in this area used to sell tons of women’s products. However, now, the market also offers a wide array of fashion styles, jewelry, souvenirs, gadgets, and more. 

After hours of shopping, your appetite will surely be stirred. But don’t worry! The Mongkok district around this night market is packed with dining and snacking options

Whether you want to try some street food delights or sip a refreshing beverage at a fancy cafe, your tummy will never go hungry in Ladies Market. 

Pro tip:

  • Haggling is definitely part of the experience here! Don’t underestimate the touch of politeness and a smile – they can go a  long way when it comes to bargaining.  

Drop by live entertainment venues 

The Aftermath Bar 


Address: Sunny Building, Lower ground floor, 57-59 Wyndham St, Central, Hong Kong

Operating hours: 

  • Sunday, Tuesday to Thursday – 6 PM to 12 AM 
  • Friday and Saturday – 6 PM to 2 AM 
  • Monday – 12 AM to 12 PM, 6 PM to 12 AM  

While The Aftermath Bar is known for its loud DJ nights and groovy dance parties, the bar also plays host to live music, open mic comedy, out loud poetry, and so much more. The likes of Parallel Horizons, Indigo Town, RIDDEM, and other indie bands have all graced the bar’s live stage.

That’s why it’s a popular spot for music aficionados who appreciate a range of bands performing different genres. What’s even better is that, alongside the live music and performances, they also serve classic draft beer and cocktail choices and boast a collection of board games. 

Pro tip:

  • The Aftermath typically posts its monthly schedule of events on its website, so we recommend you check it out first so you can know the DJs, bands, or performances to look forward to.



Address: Rosewood Hong Kong Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Contact details: +852 3891 8732 

Operating hours: 

  • Sunday to Thursday – 5 PM to 12 AM
  • Friday and Saturday – 5 PM to 1 AM 

Ready to unwind and discover the charm of soft jazz, blues, and classical music? Step into the night and embrace the allure of the DarkSide. And don’t fret because it’s not the “dark side” you’re thinking about…

In fact, this cocktail bar is one of our favorite hangout spots because it offers refined bar bites, wines, rare aged spirits, and an extensive cocktail menu paired with the enchanting notes of sultry live jazz. 

Pro tip:

  • If you plan to commute, the nearest MTR station you can access from this bar is the Tsim Sha Tsui Station. 

Discover other nightlife scenes   

Aqua Luna Victoria Harbour Cruise 


Address: Central Pier 9 and Tsim Sha Tsui Public Pier 1 (pick-up points)

Contact details: +852 2116 8821 

Operating hours: 

  • Monday to Friday – 10 AM to 7 PM 
  • Saturday to Sunday – 11 AM to 8 PM 

Maximize your nightlife experience in Hong Kong and set sail on Aqua Luna’s red-sail junk boats!

On this evening harbor cruise, you can soak in the panoramic views of the urban skyline while you sit back on a lounge bed and enjoy a refreshing drink. Just note that the Evening Sail is set around 6:30 PM to 6:45 PM and 8:30 PM to 8:45 PM. 

Meanwhile, if you plan to cruise around Victoria Harbour with your special someone, you can take the Romantic Cruise that’s scheduled from 9:45 PM to 10 PM.    

Pro tip:

  • If you don’t want to come out at night, we suggest you take the Afternoon Tea Cruise, which is usually scheduled around 3:15 PM to 4:30 PM or 3 PM to 4:15 PM.

A Symphony of Lights 

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Venue: Across Victoria Harbour 

Show time: 

  • Monday to Sunday – 8 PM 

Since 2004, A Symphony of Lights, or SoL, has been painting Hong Kong’s skyline with a fascinating light, laser, and sound show spectacle, delighting millions of locals and tourists. And guess what? You don’t have to pay a single dime because this show is totally free!

Every evening, as soon as the clock strikes 8 PM, more than 40 prominent buildings, skyscrapers, and LED panels on the sides of Kowloon and Hong Kong Island come alive in an exclusive 10-minute interactive light show that’s perfectly synchronized with specially composed musical effects of Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. 

Pro tip:

  • The best viewing locations for SoL are at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront, Golden Bauhinia Square promenade, and Victoria Harbour’s sightseeing ferries.  
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