We have rounded up some of our favorite al fresco dining spots in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is famed for its iconic skyline, yet finding the best outdoor dining restaurants for a lunchtime meet-up or an alfresco dinner is sometimes harder than you think. Part of our restaurant guides, we've hand-picked our favourite outdoor restaurants in Hong Hong from rooftops to botanical courtyards.
It is important to be responsible and stay home as much as possible right now, but we understand that there may be times when dining out is unavoidable. And if that's the case, consider getting some much-needed fresh air – while keeping to the current social distancing regulations.
PIQNIQ is Hong Kong’s first rooftop guinguette. Located atop Hong Kong’s new cultural hotspot H Queen’s, PIQNIQ is a rooftop terrace for the free-spirited by day that transforms into a vibrant celebration under the stars. A whole new experience for drinking, outdoor dining, dancing and relaxation in the heart of Central, PIQNIQ is the perfect spot for alfresco dining or drinks with mesmerising views from Victoria Harbour to The Peak.
When it comes to party venues on the Southside, then Above by Komune is right up there. With its sweeping 360° sweeping view of the Southside is the answer. Inspired by Hong Kong’s revolution from industry to artistry, this edgy, iconoclastic rooftop bar features exquisite modern cocktails, intimate spaces clad in edgy street artwork, and breathtaking panoramic views across Wong Chuk Hang.
Inspired by the truly vibrant and colourful "Red City" Marrakesh, MOROKOK pays homage to the signature arches and bespoke tiles of Morocco. Located in the heart of the urban city, MOROKOK is an invitation to dine on the innovative Thai x Western/ Fusion Thai cuisine.
In contrast to the formal dining room, Harbourside Grill’s expansive terrace promises the best sunsets in the city. The use of concrete pavers, comfortable café-style seating, large lounge suites, marble-topped tables and broad umbrellas create a sophisticated yet accessible space in which guests can sample from the restaurant’s comprehensive cocktail and wine lists or order from the terrace-specific menu.
The Garage Bar is an outdoor destination bar that embraces the newest urban food culture experience. Featuring two vintage Citroën vans, this venue offers local and international craft beers alongside Western food truck favourites.
Named after a Polynesian greeting meaning “kiss kiss”, Honi Honi Cocktail Lounge has been the first Tiki lounge bar to open its door in Hong Kong. The venue is a veritable haven of elegance and design, consisting of classic Polynesian decor, architectural creations of timber and bamboo. With the outdoor terrace adorned with lush greenery and sculpted furniture, it is a true outdoor dining escape at the heart of the city.
Few restaurants in Wan Chai can offer panoramic views of our fair city, and fewer yet from a stunning open-air roof terrace. Located on the 31st floor and rooftop of The Hennessy, Wooloomooloo Steakhouse (Wan Chai) is a gem for the fan of great steak, vibrant nightlife and of course, a metropolitan view to die for. Overlooking Happy Valley, Wan Chai and our neighbours across Victoria Harbour, visit for an al frescomeal with great friends while you watch the world flow by from up on high.
Housed in one of Hong Kong's most iconic landmarks and considered a historical site dating back to 1888, The Pawn brings you an exciting restaurant and bar concept with al fresco dining in a unique space across two floors, 1/F Botanicals Bar and 2/F Kitchen.
Rustic & traditional cooking, The Pawn offers seasonal dishes with the best quality ingredients cooked simply to bring together all the flavours.
Assaggio Trattoria Italiana is an oasis of country elegance and rustic charm. Situated at Hong Kong Arts Centre in Wan Chai, it is the place where art and vibrancy meet. The alfresco patio offers a spectacular view of the Victoria Harbour. The award-winning interior is adorned by antique furniture and art pieces, offering an atmosphere of bucolic enchantment. No matter it is a wedding reception, cocktail party, outdoor dinner, buffet, corporate conference or product showcase, Assaggio sets your event with style and character.
Following the success of her private kitchen Ta Pantry, Maison es is chef Esther Sham’s first full-fledged restaurant destination since 2015. Housed in a sun-filled, vintage-inspired venue, the 2,300 sq ft space seeks to transport guests back in time as they dine in the laidback, garden-themed environment designed entirely by Sham herself. Amongst the hand-selected antiques and collectables sourced from flea markets around the world, guests are invited to indulge in a comforting yet creative menu of contemporary Asian French fare.
So there's our collection of the best outdoor dining restaurants in Hong Kong. From those cosy courtyards to the sweeping views of the city's al fresco dining spots.