How to spend a day in Hong Kong’s hip Po Hing Fong district

Jul 24, 2017

Po Hing Fong and its surrounds buzz with cafes and design studios. The area once housed a reception centre that provided asylum for revolutionaries, which was started by an organisation helmed by the Republic of China’s founding father, Dr Sun Yat Sen.

Mrs. Pound

mrs pound bar

This retro speakeasy, concealed behind an old stamp shop, is the perfect spot for cocktails – try its Bohemian Sour, which has a base of green-tea-infused whisky. Order some street-food-style sides such as Sriracha Street Corn, then just sit back and soak up the playful atmosphere.

Sin Sin Fine Art

sin sin fine art

There’s always something new to see here, with exhibitions from up-and-coming artists from Indonesia to USA. The pieces here are all hand-picked by the gallery’s passionate owner, Sin Sin Man, who travels the world in search of inspiring artwork.

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Po’s Atelier

Po's Atelier, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

This minimalist French-Japanese boutique bakery has stripped all the additives from baking, leaving its fine ingredients and traditional techniques to speak for themselves. Creations include ingredients such as home-made soya milk and goat’s cheese from a farm in Yunnan. A must-try: its sensational sourdough loaf.