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With spas and beauty parlours opening their doors again, there's no better time to switch up your manicures and try out some new nail art designs. Scroll down to see the Tatler-approved list of the best, most high-end nail salons to visit in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has countless nail salons, but only a select few offer a truly specialised pampering experience. Offering designer polishes, top-notch services and elegant settings, these luxury nail salons will let you relax in style while keeping your tips looking effortlessly chic.

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PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental

The spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is one of the best luxury wellness retreats in Hong Kong. Their facials and body rituals are apparently the stuff of legend, but their nail treatments deserve a special mention, too. 

Established by the internationally renowned celebrity pedicurist Bastien Gonzalez and managed by a certified podiatrist, Albin Brion, who was trained by Gonzalez in Paris, the PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio has a reputation for offering premium treatments featuring exclusive techniques to beautify the skin and nails. Its luxurious space will immediately relax you, not to mention you’ll find highly skilled staff and quality products that’ll ensure a stunning result.

PEDI:MANI:CURE Studio, Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queens Road Central, Central, Hong Kong, mandarinoriental.com/landmark

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The Nail Bar at Four Seasons

The Nail Bar at Four Seasons takes the cake as one of Hong Kong's most luxurious spots to get your nails done, thanks to its chic decor and floor-to-ceiling panoramic views of Victoria Harbour. Aside from a wide selection of luxury manicure and pedicure treatments designed for all polishing needs, the salon also offers a Reflexology Remedy that's perfect for those looking to upgrade their pampering sessions.

Don't want to do your nails alone? Bring your girlfriends for an afternoon of pampering, bonding and cocktails.

The Nail Bar at Four Seasons, 8 Finance St, Central; +852 3196 8900, fourseasons.com

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Spa

Fancy a beauty experience complete with harbour views and five-star hospitality? The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Spa is the ideal place to be. Located on the hotel’s 116th floor and overlooking Victoria Harbour, the spa has a serene setting that offers the ideal escape from the daily grind. Apart from top-notch facials and massages, a selection of luxurious manicure and pedicure treatments is also available to pamper your hands and feet.

Led by a team of highly-skilled and friendly staff, every treatment here will be executed with the utmost care to ensure your nails are perfectly polished—whether it's cleaning up cuticles, or applying your favourite nail polish colours and nourishing body cream.

The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong Spa, 116/F, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Hong Kong, +852 2263 2263; theritzcarlton.com 

The Mandarin Salon at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

If you ask a group of It girls what their favourite beauty salon is, chances are one of them will point you in the direction of The Mandarin Salon. An excellent choice for haircut and styling services, this salon also features stellar manicure and pedicure services offered in a luxury setting with gorgeous views overlooking Victoria Harbour.

The world-famous Shanghainese Pedicure is the star of the show, which involves the application of specially-crafted metal blades to rid hard skin and expertly sculpt the perfect nail shape.  

The Mandarin Salon, 5 Connaught Road Central, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2825 4800; mandarinoriental.com

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EightyEight Nail

With no shortage of eye-catching designs and premium nail polishes, Gen.T lister Stephnie Shek’s EightyEight certainly lives up to its name. This stylish boutique nail salon—which is also known as A-listers’ all-time-favourite nail joint, will have your fingertips adorned and transformed as if a piece of artwork. From classic French manis to sparkling Swarovski crystals and sophisticated florals, their nail artists are dedicated to bringing some next-level chic to your tips.

Expect a rather long 90-minute process depending on the intricacy of designs, but it’s definitely worth the wait. Be sure to check out their Instagram for all the inspirations you need for your next stunning look.

EightyEight, G/F &1/F, Number 53, Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2350 9618; instagram.com/eightyeight

The Nail Library

The Nail Library boasts an impressive nail polish collection featuring luxury brands Dior, Chanel and Christian Louboutin; and a great variety of designs that will speak to whichever mood you're in. 

Gorgeously adorned with industrial-chic décor, this place has long been a favourite amongst Hong Kong influencers and fashionistas. The stylish ambience is matched by attentive and skilful experts, where you're bound to leave with beautifully done tips and toes.

The Nail Library: Level 1, 10-12 On Wo Lane, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2618 8623, instagram.com/thenaillibrary

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Urban Chillez Nail Bar

A serene oasis hidden inside an industrial building in Wong Chuk Hang, Urban Chillez Nail Bar is all about delivering an elegant pampering experience with excellent service and quality polishes. Taking pride in using only cruelty-free products and biodegradable nail accessories, this nail salon is one of the very few places in Hong Kong that strives to make customers look good and also feel right about the choices they make.

The best part? You can enjoy complimentary beverages (including wine) and their lunch packages while treating your nails to some TLC. 

Urban Chillez Nail Bar, 2A, E. Tat Factory Building, 4 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong, +852 5597 4277; urbanchillez.com  

Canary

An airy Japanese nail salon located in Central, Canary is renowned for its personalised service and meticulous attention to detail; from helping you choose the right nail shape to understanding the condition of your nails before your treatment begins.

Using world-class Japanese techniques and products, guests need not worry about whether Canary’s gel manicure is long-lasting enough, as the salon will offer complimentary nail repair within one week of your last appointment—what's not love?

Canary, 9/F, Man Cheung Building, 15-17 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong; +852 2537 0338; canary.com.hk

Sense of Touch Repulse Bay

Located in a lush tropical setting in Repulse Bay complete with sprawling outdoor cabanas, Sense of Touch will offer you true peace of mind with its serene and relaxed atmosphere.

Guests can sink into the plush sofas and relax as skilled therapists bring magic to your nails. Their signature 'Sexy Spa' manicure and pedicure treatments are stellar, with each session beginning with a relaxing hand or foot massage, followed by rejuvenating scrub and perfected with your choice of polish colours for an 80-minute of pure bliss.

Can't make it to Repulse Bay? Check out Sense of Touch's other locations in Central, Sai Kung, Tseung Kwan O and Tung Chung. 

Sense of Touch, Repulse Bay Spa, G211, 1/F, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road, +852 2592 9668; senseoftouch.com.hk


This article was originally published on March 5, 2020 and was updated on April 21, 2022.

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