The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout
The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong’s best martini bars, from Argo at Four Seasons to Darkside at Rosewood Hotel – and why James Bond was wrong about his favourite cocktail

  • We talk martinis with John Nugent of Kyle & Bain, Axel Gonzalez of Terrible Baby, Lorenzo Antinori of Four Seasons, and Arkadiusz Rybak at the Rosewood Hotel Hong Kong
  • The Vesper cocktail was invented by Ian Fleming, famed for his character James Bond, a noted martini devotee – even if mixologists today debate the veracity of 007’s catchphrase

Topic |   Best bars in Hong Kong
The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout
The Argo Martini, made with the bar’s signature gin and seasonal hydrosols – just one of the signature versions of the classic cocktail offered by Hong Kong bars. Photo: Handout
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