With Hong Kong on the verge of a fifth wave of Covid-19 outbreaks, the government is re-imposing strict restrictions on the restaurant industry. Starting from January 7 (Friday), dining after 6pm will be banned in restaurants, while bars and pubs are required to close to curb the spread of the Omicron variant. But that doesn’t mean the party has to stop—many of the city’s most celebrated restaurants are still up and running to offer us quality food and drinks during the day.
Scroll down to see our roundup of the best places to day drink in Hong Kong. Whether it’s seasonal cocktails or an indulgent brunch experience with bottomless drinks you’re after, there’s something to suit all tastes.
Editor's note: Social distancing rules are currently in force in Hong Kong, please make sure you follow the latest government guidelines and be responsible when visiting the restaurants listed below. All the dining promotions mentioned in the article are still happening on the date of original publication, please refer to the restaurants' official websites and social media platforms for the latest information before visiting.
1. Quiero Más
From offering a stylish and relaxed dining setting to delivering top-notch modern Mediterranean fare, Quiero Más doesn’t disappoint. The restaurant recently launched a brand-new brunch menu, treating guests to a lavish Mediterranean spread featuring delicacies such as pan-fried lobster, roasted suckling pig, carbonara pasta, accompanied by desserts and a tempting selection of cocktails handcrafted by award-winning beverage manager Vincent Chue.
Highlights of the drink menu include Purple Rain, a unique blend of sweet and floral Mediterranean flavours; and the New Fashioned, an innovative take on the classic Old Fashioned recipe.
Quiero Más’ new brunch menu is available every weekend from 12pm to 3pm.
Quiero Más, 20/F, M88, Wellington Place, 2-8 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2383 0268; quieromas.hk