Some Information for visitors


Restaurant website for HK:



  • High tea: Peninsula Hotel (Tsimshatsu, Kowlooni) cucumber sandwiches and scones in colonial style grand hall
  • Bar of the Felix restaurant in the Peninsula hotel: Great harbor view. Men's toilet is worth a visit.
  • Sheraton Hotel wine bar: Nice harbor view. Not as high up as Felix.
  • Chungking mansion - home of the backpackers, south asian hole in the wall eateries

Things to do

  • Take the peak tram up to the peak. There is a flat footpath that winds around the peak. Takes about two hours. Good view of Hong Kong (if the weather is nice).
  • Walk up to the peak from Robert Black college at HKU
  • Aviary in Admiralty
  • Wet market: Graham street in central
  • Beaches: Repulse bay
  • Take the star ferry across the harbor - daytime or evening when the lights are on
  • Bird market / flower market in Mongkok.
  • Hiking during autumn
  • Bird-watching in the New Territories.
  • Cultural museum in Shatin, Art museum in Tsimshatsui, tea museum in Admiralty


  • Stanley market (clothings, cheap ski clothes, chinese linen, restaurants)
  • Jade street for jade souvenirs (Yaumatei MTR station)
  • Temple street night market (jordan MTR station)
  • Causeway Bay: Times square, Sogo, and lots of other shops, e.g. GOD for local designs
  • Mongkok: young people hangout, lots of small shops
  • Expensive: IFC in central, Pacific Place in Admiralty
  • Hollywood road for antiques (fake and real)
  • Computer stuff: Computer mall on top of Wanchai MTR station
  • Counterfeit goods and other cheap stuff from Shenzhen across the border.

Longer trips

  • Seafood in Lamma island
  • Big buddha on Lantau island
  • Disneyland for kids
  • Day trip / overnight stay in Macau