Header photo credit: Marco Polo German Bierfest
Foodie has been busy collating Oktoberfest deals and events around Hong Kong for 2018 – especially for our beer- and sausage-loving friends. This list is being updated as the deals start rolling in. Check back regularly!
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Marco Polo German Bierfest 2018
Photo credit: Marco Polo German Bierfest
The Marco Polo bierfest is back for 2018! This is the grandaddy of all the Oktoberfest celebrations in Hong Kong. Located at the car park of the Marco Polo Hongkong Hotel in TST, this celebration is not to be missed, with spectacular views of the Symphony of Lights show every evening at 8pm.
Get ready for a full band and Bavarian games, and they’ll have beer, pretzels and sausage plates galore. Included in the entry price is a glass of beer, but you’ll need to shell out for anything else you consume.
The popular Oktoberfest event starts on Wednesday, 17 October and runs until Saturday, 10 November. Get your tickets here!
Sunday–Thursday: $160, to include a glass of beer
Friday–Saturday: $250–280, to include a glass of beer and a Bierfest stein
Happy Valley Racecourse
Happy Wednesday at Happy Valley Racecourse
Happy Wednesday hosts an outdoor festival at the races on 26 September and 3 and 10 October at Happy Valley Racecourse. There will be traditional Bavarian music, German sausages and pretzels and an abundance of great German beer.
And you may find yourself with #freestuff if you enter your best pics into the #HappyWednesdayHK Best Photo Contest – find more info here. If you’re early enough, get the chance to register for free entry and free beer. (Latest HKJC promotion link – it’s not for the Oktoberfest event though. Follow us on FB to get the latest updates in time!)
Beerliner German Bar & Restaurant
Beerliner (Langham Place)
Beerliner from Cafe Deco Group is bringing beer-loving friends together with a Oktobeerfest platter made for sharing – roast chicken, braised lamb shank and grilled zucchini roll with bacon sauerkraut, together with two glasses of Erdinger draught beer ($438 for 2–3 people).
Beer sizes may be upgraded upon request, and Beerliner often rewards customers with free beer upgrades for social media follows.
Langham Place: Shop 05, 13/F, Langham Place, 8 Argyle Street, Mongkok, 2972 0078
New Town Plaza: Shop 108, Phase 1, New Town Plaza, Sha Tin Centre Street, Sha Tin, 2152 8968
Metroplaza: Shop 531–540, 5/F, Metroplaza, 223 Hing Fong Road, Kwai Fong, 2796 2203
Olympian City: Shop G18, G/F, Olympian City 3, 1 Hoi Wang Road, Olympic, 2148 5388
Tuen Mun Town Plaza: 3/F, Phase 1, Tuen Mun Town Plaza, Tuen Shun Street, Tuen Mun, 2904 6333
Wonderful Worlds of Whampoa: Shop G10, G/F, Site 4, Whampoa Garden, Hung Hom, 2254 6178
McSorley’s & Coyote
McSorley’s Brewhouse schweinshaxe
Parent company Eclipse Hospitality Group has rolled out a special Oktoberfest menu for these locations. You can optionally order dishes as a combo with Erdinger beer.
Enjoy grilled Cumberland sausage ($148/$188), schweinshaxe, or roasted pork knuckle ($208/$248), for sharing or a Central European sausage platter ($158/$198) – all of which come with sauerkraut, mustard and potatoes.
Coyote Bar & Grill: 114–120 Lockhart Road, Wanchai, 2861 2221
Coyote Mexican Cantina: Shop G08A, G/F, D’Deck, Discovery Bay Plaza, Discovery Bay, 2987 2848
McSorley’s Ale House (Discovery Bay): Shop G11A–1B, G/F, D’Deck, Discovery Bay Plaza , Discovery Bay, 2987 8280
McSorley’s Ale House (SoHo): 46 Staunton Street, SoHo, Central, 2385 5515
McSorley’s Brewhouse & Grill: Shop R001, Civic Square, ELEMENTS, 1 Austin Road West, TST, 2736 4888
The Jockey: 33 Wong Nai Chung Road, Happy Valley, 2572 2266
King Ludwig Beerhall & Prost by King Ludwig
Photo credit: King Ludwig Beerhall (Causeway Bay)
The King Ludwig “beer passport” is now on sale for $520 for 10 glasses (0.5L) of draught beer, featuring a great range of German beer, including light lagers, Bavarian wheat Weissbier and rich and roasted Dunkel. A fully redeemed beer passport can then be used as a $50 cash voucher for more beer or food.
Speaking of food, there is a special Oktoberfest menu, of course. Beer popcorn chicken with chilli and garlic dip ($55) and beer-marinated pork spare ribs ($65) are staying on topic, and there are a couple of other options – however, it seems like food may not be the main reason for a visit to King Ludwig’s palace.
There will also be an Oktoberfest “KEG” OFF party on Monday, 8 October at King Ludwig Beerhall (TST East) and an ongoing Oktoberfest party at King Ludwig in Stanley, TST and Hung Shui Kiu until 26 October.
Causeway Bay: Shop A–C, G/F, 8 Kingston Street, Fashion Walk, 2556 7033
Hung Shui Kiu: opposite Hung Shui Kiu light rail station, Yuen Long, 2477 5000
Stanley: Shop 202, 2/F, Murray House, Stanley Plaza, 2899 0122
TST: Shop 302, 3/F, Mira Place One, 132 Nathan Road, 2473 0168
TST East: Shop 32, G/F, East Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station (Exit J1), 2369 8328
Want more beer?
Check out the Great Hong Kong Craft Beer Festival on 12–13 October at PMQ in Central. Over 25 breweries have signed up for this beer fest and entry is free. Local breweries attending include Young Master Brewery, Heroes Beer Co, Moonzen Brewery, Yardley Brothers, Citibrew HK, Carbon Brews, The Brew Commons, HK Lovecraft, Black Kite Brewery, LAB Brewer, 香港釀造 and Lion Rock Brewery.
When: Friday, 12 October (6–10pm) and Saturday, 13 October (10am–10pm)
Where: PMQ, 35 Aberdeen Street, Central
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