Hong Kong has a buzzing and happening nightlife. From breweries to bars to lounges and clubs, with DJs and discotheques to singalong nights, the city has it all, and more. Here are some of the hippest and happening nightclubs in Hong Kong.
1. Second Draft Brewery
As the name suggests, the place serves a huge variety of draft beer and has a vintage Hong Kong feel to it.
Timings: Monday to Thursday - 4:00 PM to 1:00 AM Friday - 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM Saturday - 12:00 PM to 2:00 AM Sunday - 12:00 PM to 1:00 AM Address: G/F, Little Tai Hang, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang Phone number: +852 2656 0232
2. Play Club
The Play Club Hong Kong is an exquisite club frequented by local and international models and celebrities. It shows in the high cover charge that the place demands, usually between HKD 200 to HKD 300. This is one of the nightclubs in Hong Kong which is also used for promotional events by well-known brands.
Timings: Closed - Sunday to Wednesday Thursday to Saturday - 10:30 PM to 5:00 AM Address: 1/F, Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central District Phone number: +852 6828 8936
Another party place known internationally, thanks to the endless list of awards and accolades that it has received, is Drop. Serving amazing cocktails and freshest electronic music, this is also one of the nightclubs in Hong Kong that is frequented by celebrities like Black Eyed Peas, Sting, and Gwyneth Paltrow. The cover charges start from 100 HKD, and the place is buzzing till the next morning.
Timings: Closed on Monday Tuesday - 7:00 PM to 3:00 AM Wednesday and Thursday - 7:00 PM to 4:00 AM Friday and Saturday - 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM Sunday - 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM Address: Basement, On Lok Mansion, 39-43 Hollywood Road, Central Phone number: +852 2543 8856
4. Please Don’t Tell (PDT)
A sister branch of the famous bar of the same name in New York City, PDT’s interiors, food, and drinks menu is influenced by both Hong Kong and New York cultures. Interestingly, the menu of this nightclub in Hong Kong keeps changing in association with their alliances with a few select chefs.
Timings: Monday to Thursday - 5:00 PM to 1:30 AM Friday and Saturday - 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM Sunday - 5:00 PM to 12:30 AM Address: Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Rd Central Phone number: +852 2132 0110
After checking out the rooftop scene, let’s talk about OMA, a basement club. It is known for people who love to dance to techno and underground beats.
Timings: Closed on Monday Tuesday to Thursday - 6:00 PM to 3:00 AM Friday and Saturday - 6:00 PM to 8:00 AM Sunday - 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM Address: LB/F, Harilela House, 79 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong Island Phone number: +852 2521 8815
Influenced by the West, Trafalgar is one of those nightclubs in Hong Kong that is inspired by the American sports bar theme. It has a pool table, beer pong table, and many large TVs for game screenings.
Timings: Monday to Friday - 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM t 11:00 PM Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 AM to 3:00 AM & 6:00 PM to 11 PM Address: 5/F, 54-62 Lockhart Rd, The Broadway, Wan Chai Phone number: +852 2110 1535
People come to Dragon-i to spend, rather than blow their money recklessly. It is touted as the most exclusive nightclub in Hong Kong. Local celebrities, models and influencers, dressed to impress, make the place’s super-exclusive guest list. They have put live birds caged as ornaments at various places in the club, which has got PETA to raise objections that the party atmosphere of loud music and disco lights can affect the birds and is barbaric, but the club hasn’t paid any heed to these concerns.
Timings: Closed on Tuesday Wednesday to Monday - 12:00 PM to 4:00 AM Address: UG/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central Phone number: +852 3110 1222
8. The Wanch
Any local band swears by this place, which has been hosting their performances every day for the past 30-odd years. This is also one of the nightclubs in Hong Kong that is famous for live music and a fun, welcoming crowd.
Timings: Depend on the performances Address: 54 Jaffe Rd, Wan Chai Phone number: +852 7212 9342
9. Social Room
An alternative club playing live music and hosting DJs, Social Room, is a place for corporate events in the day and party in the night.
Timings: Closed on Sunday Monday to Thursday - 12:00 PM to 11:00 PM Friday - 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM & 10:00 PM to 5:00 AM Saturday - 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM Address: 3/F Won Hing Building, 74-78 Stanley St, Central Phone number: +852 2915 0373
10. Petticoat Lane and T:me Bar
Both of these are LGBTQ clubs in the city. While Petticoat Lane is more of a party place with drag queens and topless bartenders on Wednesday nights, T:me is more of a conversational bar with a little older crowd.
Address: Petticoat Lane: B/F 57-59 Wyndham St, Central T:me Bar: B/F 65 Hollywood Road (entrance on Man Hing Lane), Central Phone number: Petticoat Lane: +852 2808 2738 T:me Bar: +852 2332 6565 Timings: Petticoat Lane: Sunday to Tuesday and Thursday - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM Wednesday and Friday - 6:00 PM to 4:00 AM Saturday - 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM T:me Bar: Closed on Sunday Monday to Saturday - 6:00 PM to 2:00 AM
The list of nightclubs in Hong Kong is endless, so if you are looking to spend a night to get wasted, just head out and explore these and many other places to have a guaranteed great time!