A to Z of pubs and grub

PUBLISHED : Friday, 05 March, 2004, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 05 March, 2004, 12:00am

Causeway Bay


Brecht


123 Leighton Road 25779636


Hours: Mon-Thu 11am-3pm; 6.30pm-midnight; Fri 11am-3pm, 4pm-4am; Sat 4pm-4am, Sun 6pm-2am


If you are tired of frequenting drinking holes where you are likely to be drenched in spilt beer by the end of the evening and want to retreat to somewhere classier, you may want to consider this arty bar that plays jazz and serves Thai snacks and Euro beers to wash them down with. Draft beer selection: Erdinger, Hoegaarden


THE Chapel


27 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley


2834 6565


Hours: 4.30pm till late


Happy hour: 4.30pm-9pm


Known for its curries and mostly English-speaking clientele. Draft beer/cider: Boddington's, Castle, Tetley's, Strongbow. Bottled beer: Asahi, Carlsberg, Guinness Draft, Heineken


Dickens Bar


LG/F Excelsior Hotel


281 Gloucester Road


28376782


Hours: Sun-Thu 11am-1.30am; Fri and Sat 11am-2.30am Happy hour: 5pm-8pm daily


Popular sports bar with sporting memorabilia on the walls and an array of TV screens for watching the main sporting events. Draft beer/cider: Boddington's, Carlsberg, Green King IPA, Guinness, Heineken, Kilkenny, Old Speckled Hen, Stella Artois, Strongbow


Beer Garden & Inn side Out


G/F Sunning Plaza


10 Hysan Avenue


28952900


Hours: Weekdays 11.00am-1am; Weekend 11.00am-1.30am


Escape from the hustle and bustle. Throw peanut shells on the floor without paying the $1,500 penalty. Happy Hour kicks off at noon. Snacks and hot meals served throughout the day. Draft beer: Hoegaarden, San Miguel, Stella Artois, Tsing Tao. House brew: Aldrich Bay, Too Soo Brew


Outback Steakhouse


(No live sports)


2/F JP Plaza 22-36


Paterson Street 28818012


Hours: Sun, Mon-Thu noon-2.30pm; 5pm-midnight; Fri and Sat noon-midnight


Famous for its tender steak, juicy chicken, fresh seafood and homemade pasta. Serving style is casual but attentive, friendly and efficient. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Foster's, Tetley's


ROOF BAR


2/F 8 Caroline Hill Road


28821881


Hours: Daily noon-2am


This bar inside the South China Athletics Association building is frequented by sports lovers. It serves snacks, rice dishes and noodles. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Hoegaarden


Shooters 52


13/F Times Square


1 Matheson Street


25062626


Hours: Daily 11am-midnight


This surf and turf restaurant is not the best venue for vegetarians. Signature dishes include US roast prime rib, rib-eye steak, Cajun prawns, Alaskan King crab legs and soft shell crabs, as well as the usual burgers and fries. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Hoegaarden, Stella Artois


The Barn Pub & Restaurant


G/F 44-48 Leighton Road


25043987


Hours: Daily 11.30 am-3.30am


This is where the locals go after work for a drink. The pub is filled with the rattle of gambling dice in plastic cups. Snacks, rice dishes and noodles are available. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Foster's, Guinness, San Miguel


The Barn II Pub & Restaurant


1/F Cigna Tower


470-484 Jaffe Road 25910364


Hours: Daily 11.00am-3.30am


A cheap and cheerful bar decorated with wooden panels, basic seating and stone-slab floors. Staff are friendly and service good. Draft beer: Foster's, Lowenbrau, San Miguel, Tsing Tao


WINDSOR ARMS SPORTS BAR


B2 Hong Kong Regal Hotel


88 Yee Wo Street


Causeway Bay


28906633


Hours: Mon-Thu, Sun 5pm-1am; Fri & Sat 5pm-2am; March 27, 28 10am till late


The bar serves light snacks and drinks in a convivial atmosphere and is equipped with a giant TV screen showing the latest sports events. A lucky draw will be held on the last day of the Hong Kong Sevens. The winner will get a replica England rugby shirt. Draft beer: Carlsberg, Guinness, Tetley's, Tuborg


VIC'S BAR


1/F Metropark Hotel


148 Tung Lo Wan Road


26001000


Hours: 4pm-1am


A great place to enjoy a drink and your favourite sports events with friends. This chic and cosy sports bar provides live music entertainment, international music videos and live-broadcast sports events. Draft beer: Guinness, Foster's


 
 
 
 

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