A special occasion calls for a special celebration. Perhaps it’s your sister’s big three-o or maybe your BFF just got engaged. Whatever you’re planning for, we’ve rounded up the top party venues in town so you can make it an event you’ll never forget.
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Above by Komune
Take your party to Above by Komune for a smart and stylish affair. Perched on the top level of boutique hotel Ovolo Southside, the rooftop bar offers views of a different side of the city that is surrounded by mountain peaks. Its partially indoor, partially outdoor space is perfect for hosting large gatherings, fitting up to 70 guests. Whether you’re throwing a birthday bash or organising a corporate seminar, know that Above by Komune also offers beverage packages and canape options so you can sit down and enjoy the big day free of hassle.
Above by Komune, 23/F, Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Wong Chuk Hang, 3460 8159
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Housed in one of Hong Kong’s most iconic historical sites dating back to 1888, The Pawn offers an artsy, tasteful space for your event across two levels. The first floor Botanicals Bar features indoor and outdoor seating areas and two bars; whilst the second floor Kitchen offers a casual-chic environment with balconies overlooking Johnston Road. Foodwise, The Pawn offers a modern take on British comfort food made with seasonal ingredients.
The Pawn, 62 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, 2866 3444
As one of the last remaining red-sail Chinese junks in the city, Aqua Luna is nothing but iconic. And now, you can have the boat all to yourself, as it is available for private charter for two hours to the whole day. An ideal venue for exclusive birthday parties, corporate cocktail parties or even weddings, the package includes an impressive spread of dishes prepared by the chefs of Aqua and Hutong, featuring a choice of Italian, Japanese or Chinese cuisine. You can also choose your destination depending on the length of the charter.
Visit its website or call 2116 8821 for more information
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Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, Urban Park offers diners a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere in its beautiful rooftop space. Spanning approximately 3,000 square feet and surrounded by greenery, the restaurant is great for open-air entertaining, accommodating up to 100 guests for cocktail parties and dinners. Its garden terrace in particular has proven to be especially popular for intimate gatherings.
Urban Park, 4/F, 20-22 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 6053 5221
Situated at the rooftop of Pier 8 in Central, Café 8 is a restaurant and social enterprise that offers one of the most desirable views of Hong Kong’s skyline. As a unique collaboration between the Hong Kong Maritime Museum and The Nesbitt Centre, it currently employs over 20 staff with learning disabilities, who have substantial experience in handling a wide variety of events. The space is available for bookings in the evenings up to 11pm, with catering services available for everything from birthdays to corporate functions.
Café 8, Roof, Hong Kong Maritime Museum, Pier 8, Central, 3791 2158
Hong Kong Tramways
Ding ding! You haven’t experienced Hong Kong until you’ve ridden on a tram. Make your party extra special by renting out a vintage open-top tramcar for you and your friends. On the upper deck, indulge yourself in the spectacular view of Hong Kong’s nightlife as the tram rattles along the track from the Western District through the financial area and shopping hubs of Hong Kong Island. Ideal for birthdays, wedding anniversaries, reunions or gatherings, Hong Kong Tramways’ catering service will also spare you the hassle of preparations.
Visit its website or call 2118 6301 for more information
360-degree panoramic views of Hong Kong’s stunning skyline can be your next event backdrop at Sky100. Located on the 100th floor on the ICC, the tallest building in the city, this top-tier venue is great for weddings, exhibitions, fashion shows, gala dinners and more. With up to 16,000 square feet of scalable and pillarless space with multiple zoning and a soaring ceiling height, it accommodates up to 500 people seated or 1,000 people standing. The Event Sales Team at Sky100 will help you customise your party and make it a night your guests will never forget.
Sky100, 100/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon, 2613 3888
Owned by Pirata Group (Pirata, Pici, TokyoLima, The Optimist and more), The Loft is a specially built event space just a stone’s throw away from the MTR Wong Chuk Hang Station. Spacious and welcoming with Tribeca-style furnishing, the 4,000 square foot space boasts a minimalist design with a roof terrace that can be customised for any occasion. The venue accommodates up to 80 people and is ideal for corporate gatherings, seminars and parties, with catering supplied by the group’s portfolio of popular restaurants.
The Loft, 1/F, The Factory, 1 Yip Fat Street, Wong Chuk Hang, 3120 4555
Tikitiki Bowling Bar
Head over to Sai Kung and strike some pins at Tikitiki Bowling Bar. This tropical-themed bowling venue will transport you all the way to Hawaii – and couldn’t we all do with a vacation, especially now? With 25 party options to choose from, you’re bound to find a theme you like. The neon-lit space and extra strong drinks will guarantee you and your friends a memorable time.
Tikitiki Bowling Bar, 4/F, Centro, 1A Chui Tong Road, Sai Kung, 2657 8488
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Nothing screams Hong Kong louder than a ride on the Star Ferry. And now, you can celebrate your special event and pay homage to your favourite city at the same time. The Star Ferry Company offers a ferry hire service where you can rent a double decker boat forprivate parties. Four boat choices are available, named World Star, Shining Star, Meridian Star and Classic Ferry.
Visit its website or call 2118 6207 for more information