An espresso martini at Urban Coffee Roaster. We examine the rise in popularity of the coffee shop-bar hybrid in Hong Kong. Photo: Urban Coffee Roaster
An espresso martini at Urban Coffee Roaster. We examine the rise in popularity of the coffee shop-bar hybrid in Hong Kong. Photo: Urban Coffee Roaster

New cafe bars in Hong Kong serving coffee-infused cocktails make their mark on the city’s drinking scene

  • The rise of the coffee shop-bar hybrid is being seen as a way for creatives from both worlds to share ideas and develop new, complex flavours for their patrons
  • Cocktails like Urban Coffee Roaster’s ‘Red Velvet’, a whisky- and coffee-based cocktail infusing beetroot juice and lemon, show the evolution of the sector

An espresso martini at Urban Coffee Roaster. We examine the rise in popularity of the coffee shop-bar hybrid in Hong Kong. Photo: Urban Coffee Roaster
An espresso martini at Urban Coffee Roaster. We examine the rise in popularity of the coffee shop-bar hybrid in Hong Kong. Photo: Urban Coffee Roaster
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