Hot Dates: Asian Bites, Grilled Seafood and Bounce
Where to go for your couples’ night out.
Shoku finds its beat with a binchotan (white charcoal) grill, dishing out smoked fish, prawns and other sizzling treats in a bright and colorful environment. And because the venue is right by the beach, there is a whole range of cooling cocktails on offer.
Shop 109, The Pulse, 28 Beach Rd., Repulse Bay, 2808-2333
Sai Ying Pun boasts yet another new restaurant: Thai Na, opened by former five-star hotel chef Tom Saranjit. As you might guess, Thai Na serves authentic Thai fare, from grilled meat skewers to soupy beef ball noodles. The cozy, hipster interior is covered with mural art and intense red walls. Dishes include grilled fish, curries and kway teow (fried noodles).
124 Second St., Sai Yung Pun, 2803-2331
Athletic couples, rejoice—trampoline park Bounce is set to open this month. Jump to your heart’s content on more than 80 interconnected trampolines. Other adrenaline-pumping activities include dodgeball as well as a a series of tumble tracks. Nervous about making a fool out of yourself in front of your date? Don’t sweat it: the tumble tracks come equipped with a soft landing spot.
G/F, E-max, KITEC, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay
Opened by the folks behind Loyal Dining and Shanghai Lo, Tycoon Tann’s Mod Bar harks back to classic old-world charm: imagine what a tai-pan’s drawing room would look like and then add on expertly mixed drinks and creative twists on traditional Chinese bites. Come back for Tycoon Tann's upstairs dining digs, which has its own separate menu and dedicated wait staff.
G-2/F, 74 Wellington St., Central, 3125-3228