The Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole BarThe Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole Bar
The Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole Bar

Historic market town and its upstart rival in Hong Kong’s New Territories – stroll between the two, and into the past

  • The sleepy streets of Luen Wo Hui are lined by three-storey walk-up tenements that are home to vintage restaurants such as beef ball specialist Kwan Kee
  • Shek Wu Hui, a cross-border shopping hub, has Guong Shing Ice Cafe, which does a mean scrambled egg sandwich, and the Better ’Ole pub, a hangover from the ’40s
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The Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole BarThe Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole Bar
The Better ’Ole pub in Shek Wu Hui, a favourite haunt of off-duty police officers. The market town and its neighbour Luen Wo Hui in the northern New Territories are well worth spending some time in. Photo: Better ’Ole Bar
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