In support of Earth Hour, the global initiative instituted by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) designed to raise awareness of the devastating effects of climate change, different dining venues around town will be shutting off their non-essential lighting at 8:30pm local time on Saturday, 25 March 2017. If you're planning to dine out tomorrow, consider going to one of these restaurants to contribute to the movement.
Woobar at W Hong Kong
Woobar will be candlelit on the night, offering a Down to Earth cocktail hour where guests can enjoy buy-one-get-one-free offers on all drinks by the glass, along with a special unplugged performance by W Hong Kong’s music curator, Olivia Dawn.
6/F, W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, TST, 3717 2889
The Promenade, Waterfront Bar & Terrace and Harbour Grill at Harbour Grand Kowloon
Several restaurants at Harbour Grand Kowloon will be dimming their lights with candles on the tables. The Promenade in particular will be taking it up a notch by offering guests a special dinner buffet featuring sustainable seafood only on this night.
20 Tak Fung Street, Whampoa Garden, Hunghom, 2621 3188
Cafe Roma and FINDS
Cafe Roma and FINDS under GR8 Leisure Concept will be holding candlelit dinners for patrons. Nordic restaurant FINDS has been an avid supporter of sustainability since its early years, with Chef Jaakko Sorsa offering a four-course sustainable seafood dinner menu approved by WWF Hong Kong since 2011 whilst also being the first Western-cuisine restaurant in Hong Kong to join WWF Hong Kong’s Ocean-Friendly Menu programme.
Cafe Roma: Shop 7 and 8, 1/F, Beach Commercial Complex, Park Island, 3446 1226
FINDS: 1/F, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, TST, 2522 9318
Peggy Chan's chic plant-based haven will be offering a candelit six-course raw, low-carbon dinner menu featuring watermelon radish ravioli and a strawberry granola bar dessert. Prices vary according to the seating time: it's $580 per person for the 6–8pm seating and $650 from 8:30–11pm – at the second seating, guests can kick back to the acoustic tunes of singer-songwriter Shandy Gan and keyboardist Patrick Lui. Natural wine pairings are available for an additional $300.
108 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, 2873 3353