Ranking the tallest city in the world with 552 skyscrapers (as of October 2023), Hong Kong is not short of spots and buildings to admire the sensational views our city provides. 

If you’re in the mood for a drink in the stimulating foreground of Hong Kong’s sky-high beauty, read down for our recommendations of the best rooftop bars in the city.

The 7 best rooftop bars in Hong Kong

OZONE

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The world’s highest rooftop bar, OZONE is our ultimate treat in Hong Kong, pleasing us with almighty views of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon below. Fit with a surround-sound music system and live DJs, OZONE’s cocktails are some to marvel at. One of Hong Kong’s most expensive cocktails, The Secret Garden (HKD398) meets the appropriate luxury of The Ritz, mixing Tanqueray gin, Grand Marnier, milk-clarified Aperol with grapefruit, citrus, and oak-wood smoke. The bar holds a wealth of gin, tequila, vodka, single malt, rum, cognac, and wine stored for inventive creations. 

OZONE, 118/F, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2263 2270, book here


WAV ROOFTOP 

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Recently opened WAV is making waves in Soho as The Trilogy nightclub takes over the former space of CARBON to reinvigorate H Code with glam relaxation. The 270-degree rooftop bar treats party-goers to views north of the city and the lights of nearby Mid-Levels. We recommend posting yourself up at the standing tables closer to the harbour or hide under the plush cabanas sharing fruity cocktails, wine, and champagne with friends. 

WAV ROOFTOP, 26/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Soho, Central, book here


Popinjays

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One of the city’s largest terrace and rooftop bars, Popinjays sizes up 420 square metres for beautiful happy-hour sips and partying through the night at The Murray’s uber-cool hang-out spot. The bar is open on weekdays till 12AM and weekends till 2AM. Amongst their wide selection of beer, wine, gin, and champagne, Cocho Echo (HKD148) is an in-house creation worthy of a sip, blending Ocho Blanco tequila with citrus, orgeat, coconut, jalapeño, and pineapple juice. Ringo (HKD158) matches the energy of the crowd with a cool mix of Belvedere vodka, homemade strawberry and raspberry shrub, citrus, and basil.

Popinjays, 26/F, The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, 3141 8888, book here


Sugar

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Head eastwards to Taikoo Shing for the magic at Sugar, EAST Hong Kong’s glamorous rooftop bar boasting a wide vista of the east side of Kowloon and cool mountain range. The bar menu is beefy and offers classic pours, wine, sundowners, and draught beer. Sugar’s “The SS Journey” is one to watch, featuring planetary-inspired cocktails, including the gin-forward and creamy Earth (HKD135), mezcal- and Tabasco-filled Jupiter (HKD145), and VitaSoy- and whisky-binded Planet X (HKD155).

Sugar, 32/F, EAST Hong Kong, 29 Taikoo Shing Road, Quarry Bay, 3968 3738, book here 


SKYE

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The Park Lane hotel’s rooftop bar SKYE is sat beside Victoria Park and provides completely unobstructed, sweeping views of Victoria Harbour, central Hong Kong Island, and Kowloon opposite. The massive terrace is ablaze with blue light, pairing with the magical cocktails for a cool night of drinking. Open till 12:30AM, SKYE holds a creative star sign cocktail menu, with our favourites being the Grey Goose-marshmallow-passion-fruit mix known as Gemini (HKD120) and Taurus (HKD140), made with Casamigos tequila, citrus, and beef jerky.

SKYE, 27/F, The Park Lane Hong Kong, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay, 2839 3327, book here


Cruise Restaurant & Bar

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Located in North Point, Cruise brings together a cosy pan-Asian restaurant and  spacious outdoor terrace bar that captures both the imposing IFC and ICC skyscraping towers and the lights dotting the city. Beverage manager Mack Ross’s new “Sip Trip” cocktail menu pays homage to legendary Hong Kong flavours. Try the Gai Daan Jai Old Fashioned (HKD118) with egg-waffle bourbon, brown sugar, and cacao bitters and Little Fujian (HKD118), blending gin, Lapsang Souchong tea, Aperol, and lime.

Cruise Restaurant & Bar, 23/F, West Tower, Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour, 1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point, 3896 9898, book here


Eyebar

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Eyebar creates the magic at this rooftop bar framing the fabulous Hong Kong skyline on its terrace, looking spectacular at night when the sky lights up with colour and brightness. Our recommendations for fruity and special cocktails are Pomelo Fair (HKD120), uniting the flavours of Dewar’s 12 Scotch whisky with fresh grapefruit, yuzu wine, and lime, and Blueberry Smash (HKD120), bringing Bombay Sapphire gin to play with coriander, blueberry, and lemon.

Eyebar, 30/F, iSQUARE, 63 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2487 3988 (no bookings)

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