Bar designer Ashley Sutton transformed the Thai capital’s nightlife scene with venues such as Iron Fairies and is now taking on Hong Kong, with three new bars to open in the coming months. Sutton poses for a photo at Ophelia, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, Wan Chai. Photos: Dickson Lee

Ashley Sutton on opening his first Hong Kong bar, breaking rules and an unfulfilled dream

Expect the unexpected and you’re still surprised when you enter a Sutton bar, as Ophelia, his first of three in Hong Kong, proves. ‘I want people have a feeling of escape,’ he says. Still on the bucket list for Bangkok’s nightlife legend: a hotel

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Bar designer Ashley Sutton transformed the Thai capital’s nightlife scene with venues such as Iron Fairies and is now taking on Hong Kong, with three new bars to open in the coming months. Sutton poses for a photo at Ophelia, The Avenue, Lee Tung Avenue, Wan Chai. Photos: Dickson Lee
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