It’s almost the weekend and the weather forecast is hot, hot, hot! Pack your beach bag, slip on your shades and escape the city at these breezy seaside spots…
LANTAU – LOWER CHEUNG SHA BEACH - The Beach House
32, Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Lantau, +852 2504 4788
Be swept away to the Côte d’Azur as you dine on fresh seafood and Mediterranean specialties while looking out over one of HK’s most pristine beaches.
REPULSE BAY - CABANA
Lobby A Rooftop, The Pulse, Beach Road, Repulse Bay, +852 2889 5939
This blue and white rooftop filled with sun loungers and jacuzzis is set to be the scene of many a blurry beachside day into night.
SAI KUNG - Hebe One O One
112 Pak Sha Wan, Sai Kung, +852 2335 5515
A great date night option, dine under the Milky Way and watch the boats float by as you indulge in freshly shucked oysters, lobster and prosecco risotto, and pan-roasted ostrich. It doesn’t get much more romantic than this…
PENG CHAU – Les Copains D’Abord
G/F, 46 Wing On Street front area, Peng Chau, +852 3483 0692
This charming al fresco French café is a delightful spot to refuel on your next day trip. Sip on a glass of rosé, whilst nibbling on cheeses and charcuterie as you watch the world go by. You may even catch a glimpse of a game of Pétanque.
LANTAU – PUI O BEACH - Maverick’s
Pui O Beach, Lantau, +852 5402 4154
After a hard day’s beach bumming, hit up this chic surfside shack, which calls out to sunbaked, rumbling stomachs with hunger-busting ‘amazeballs’, ‘wave sliders’, ‘fush & chups’ and freshly baked choc chip cookies with ice-cream
YUEN LONG – Red Penny
148 Kam Sheung Road, Yuen Long, +852 2488 3263
The schlep to the New Territories may seem treacherous, but with Thai favourites like satays, prawn cakes and spring rolls, and a fresh selection of seafood and meat grilled while you watch, you’ll be instantly transported to the beaches of Ko Phi Phi.
PO TOI – Ming Kee Fish Restaurant
Po Toi Island, +852 2849 7038
Take the ferry from Stanley and feast on deliciously prepared seafood and a great selection of international wines in this super casual and secluded island spot.
SHEK-O - Cococabana
Shek-O Beach Building, Shek-O Beach, +852 2812 2226
This white washed, sun-drenched summer favourite right on Shek-O Beach serves up its signature French Mediterranean dishes to HK’s sun goddesses from morning till night.
ABERDEEN - Kea’s Kitchen
Mooring 5345, Aberdeen Typhoon Shelter, Aberdeen, +852 6077 5964
A private kitchen housed in a custom built 3-storey, 63-foot Mandarin Manor Yacht moored at Aberdeen Harbour. Book one day ahead for dining or private cooking classes (Wed – Sun), or take over the whole boat for a unique seaside party.