Once a sleepy fishing village, Cheung Chau has become a vibrant island with lively food stalls, restaurants and cafés. From artisanal cakes and pastries to Cantonese seafood feasts, leisurely island walks and a colonial mansion that's perfect for an OTT Hong Kong staycation—if you’re itching to get out of the city, Cheung Chau is the breath of fresh air you need.
Unsure where to start first? We’ve rounded up all the best things to do, places to eat and drink in this idyllic paradise.
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Where To Eat & Drink
The devil’s in the details at this design-driven café. Ice drip coffee is the speciality here, in particular, its coconut ice drip coffee served in an actual coconut. Originally a well-loved street food go-to for tourists and locals alike, Valor has transformed itself into a hip, artisanal cafe serving Instagrammable creations.
Valor also has rotating exhibitions featuring the works of local artists and photographers. Sometimes they even participate in art community events such as Art Central to allow more people to try their coffee. What’s more, you can bring along your furry friends here.
Valor, 4 San Hing Street, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, +852 6699 5892; facebook.com/valorcheungchau