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Want a cup of espresso or flat white to awake the morning? You can easily to find a coffee shop nearby, especially in Hong Kong Island. Heavily influenced by mixed culture, Hong Kong has varies type of inspiring cafes. We know that a “coffee shop” is totally different from a”Cafe” in Netherlands, but they are both in same meaning in Hong Kong, so no worry about that. Sometimes a cafe may provide a bit more food than a coffee shop does. We have researched and prepared an updated version of Hong Kong Coffee Shops Map for travelers and coffee enthusiasts , making it more convenient for you to understand Hong Kong’s Coffee industry. Many of coffee shops in recently years are run by passionate youngsters who gain their knowledge overseas and endeavor to crate their own style , you can feel their story behind decorations and the beans they roasted. Some shops are big, some are small, but they are all equally passionate about their product.
On the other hand, you may find that some Chaan Chan Tengs (Local Hong Kong restaurants) also provide coffee or tea, the coffee and milk tea here are made with special Hong Kong style, but not by the traditional mainstream culture. If you are interested, try to pick one and feel the taste.
The 5 Best Coffee Shops You Don’t Want To Miss
We look to the favorite shops by travelers and local as well as our team.
With numerous awards winning barista Tsuyoshi Mok at the helm, Accro Coffee is by all means popular among coffee enthusiast. Learning how to brew and roast coffee in Taiwan Tsuyoshi came back to Hong Kong and was eager to make use of his own newfound craft. Unlike the other shops, Accro locates on a unassuming street in Yuen Long, you will find it easy to miss this hidden gems. Highlights are single origin beans and blends from Indonesia, Bolivia, Ethiopia, and Guatemala.
You will find a eye-sharping green shop on the Hak Po Street, Mongkok. That’s Knockbox Coffee. They select the beans from all around the world-Brazil, Panama,Nicaragua etc. for in-house grounding. Noo matter for espresso, hand drip, siphon, you will taste their classic taste that you can hardly get in the chain cafes. They also hold coffee workshop and community events (Friday nights) regularly. Remember to check them out!
This nostalgic cafe is located inside a revitalized pre-war old building, formerly known as “Yamato-do’s Ayurvedic Medicine”, and it has stood for 80 years since its founding in 1932. You can enjoy the coffee inside a a timeless snapshot of a traditional Chinese medicine centre. They have preserved decorations like “a hundred cabinets”,”iron gated”,”wooden chairs” etc.
NOC Coffee Co. has expanded several new branches these years. Walking into the shop, you will be attracted by its Minimalism style with aesthetic high end design. They put huge emphasis on bean sourcing and roasting, and focus on finding the purest water to give the best coffee. It is also rated Top 50 Coffee Shop in the World by the travelers.
Winstons is popular in the Kennedy Town neighborhood. Years ago, three British men found that they couldn’t find a store in Hong Kong that ticked all the boxes, So they created their own. With coffee and music, and friendly staff, you can enjoy everything here.