Hong Kong Champagne Bars
As the main platform for wine in Asia, Honk Kong boosts a number of sophisticated spots where to sip incredible champagnes. In fact most bars include a decent choice of champagnes and the city showcase a wide list of champagne brunches during week-ends. BestChampagne selected for you a number of bars and restaurants we visited in person and that we enjoyed while sipping our favourite champagnes in luxurious or trendy environments.
Felix Bar @ The Peninsula
The Felix bar, on its highest room on the top floor of the Peninsula Hotel, was designed by nobody less than french designer and architect Philippe Starck. The amazing panorama of the the Victoria harbour makes sipping a glass of great champagne even greater. The “house” champagne is an amazing Deutz Brut Classic. If you want to learn more about Deutz Champagne House and its wines read the BestChampagne exclusive interview with its President Fabrice Rosset.
Sky Lounge @ The Sheraton
Among the most impressive views of Hong Kong’ harbour you can get, while sipping great champagnes. This top floor bar behind the Sheraton Hotel Oyster & Wine Bar restaurant, showcase an impressive list of wines and champagnes, including Piper-Heidsieck. If you want to learn more about Piper-Heidsieck Champagne House and its wines read the BestChampagne exclusive interview with its President Cécile Bonnefond.
Aqua Restaurant and Bar
A very unique concept of Italian-Japanese super-stylish restaurant. The view of Honk Kong bay trough the high ceiling glass windows is simply astonishing. At the lower level are the restaurants: Aqua Roma, the Italian one, and Aqua Tokyo, the Japanese one. At the higher level is the trendy bar with DJ, Aqua Spirit. The champagne happy hours include Veuve Clicquot and tapas at 88 HK$. Click to learn more about Veuve Clicquot Champagne House.
Champagne Bar @ Hyatt
A truly impressive champagne list. A historic bar for champagne lovers in Hong Kong, in a traditional decor. Live jazz music at evenings. This was the first bar in Hong Kong to introduce “vignerons” champagne, i.e. non-brand champagnes. Champagne bottles at very decent prices for takeaway. The bar is undergoing renovation in July and August 2014.
The Krug Room @ The Mandarin Oriental
A “champagne dinner” concept developed in partnership with the acclaimed Champagne House Krug. The Krug Room offers guests the chance to sample Executive Chef Uwe Opocensky’s creative cuisine partnered with a selection of Krug cuvées. Designed to re-create the surroundings of a train carriage, this sophisticated restaurant can host up to 12 guests. If you want to learn more about Krug Champagne House and its wines read the BestChampagne exclusive interview with Olivier Krug.
Flutes Champagne & Cocktail Bar
Located in the heart of the vibrant restaurant and bar community of SoHo, this hip champagne bar boosts a wide list of champagnes and champagne cocktails. You can taste up 8 different “brand” champagnes by the glass or enjoy a vast choice of champagne cocktails include signature ones. Daily champagne happy hour. Open till late.
Next door to Flute, in Soho, is Soirée, an eclectic cocktail bar with a very decent champagne list, a lively crowd and very good vibes. Till late.