Highlighting the Best of Hong Kong in One Day

There are endless things to do in Hong Kong and an overwhelming list of where to eat and drink. Here is a one-day itinerary which treats you to a sample of the city’s offerings:

8:00 AM Breakfast

Start your day in Hong Kong with a Chinese dim sum feast including this zhaliang, rice noodle roll wrapped around fried dough. Most dim sum restaurants open around 11am. A few places open early for breakfast or even stay open 24 hours for late night cravings. In local Hong Kong restaurants, the service may be brusque. If you are in Central, consider Lin Heung Tea House or Luk Yu Tea House for an early dim sum breakfast

Lin Heung Tea House
162 Wellington St. Sheung Wan
6am to 11pm

Luk Yu Tea House
24-26 Stanley St, Central
7am to 10pm


9:00 AM Morning Hike

After that filling breakfast, enjoy the best of Hong Kong’s outdoors. A hike up Dragon’s Back Trail or biking around Lantau Island. Take a ferry to the outlying islands, like Lamma Island. Pass the lines and around the Peak or up to the famous Buddha. Read more about my Dragon’s Back hike here


2:00 PM Hong Kong Foodie Tour

Get the best education about Hong Kong through its food and culture. Hong Kong Foodie Tours will transform you from a tourist into a local within 4 hours. Watch my Hong Kong Foodie Tour video clip hereRead more about my tour through Central and Sheung Wan here


6:00 PM Drinks in SoHo

After the afternoon of enrichment, reward yourself with a drink or few. Bar crawls around Sheung Wan and Central are part of the joys in Hong Kong. Along with the bars, many restaurants also offer an excellent cocktail selection


9:00 PM Dinner at Little Bao

If you are still hungry after your early evening drinks, have a spontaneous night out in Central. Little Bao is a no-reservations restaurant with limited seats offering a modern interpretation of Chinese and Asian cuisine in the form of a bao. The chef, May Chow, is Asia’s Best Female Chef of 2017 by the World’s Best list

Little Bao
66 Staunton Street, Central
Monday to Friday, 6pm to 11pm
Saturday, 12pm to 4pm, 6pm to 11pm
Sunday, 12pm to 4pm, 6pm to 10pm


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