Cafes are everyone’s go-to places, be it for getting work done, enjoying coffee in a relaxing place or meeting up with friends. However, it can get a little boring when you visit the same cafes in Hong Kong over and over again.
Venturing out and searching for new cafes in Hong Kong can also be a daunting task, especially with the myriad options available around the city. To save you time, we have shortlisted some of the best coffee shops in Hong Kong which could just become your new favorite workspace or hangout spot.
With its eye-catching pastel yellow door and the European-style exterior, LATTER Cafe is a new addition to the list of aesthetic coffee shops in Wan Chai. Besides the exterior, the interior is also worth the hype. Soft white curtains adorn the big windows, and warm and pastel-toned sofas and walls create a relaxing ambience among the plants and flowers at different corners and tables of the cafe.
Other than your standard coffee drinks and pastries like bagels and cakes, LATTER Cafe’s specialties include the unique Mango Sticky Rice Chiffon Cake, Thai Milk Tea Scone, Coconut Espresso and Double Matcha Lava Bagel. There are also green breakfast and pasta options if you have a big appetite. What’s more is LATTER Cafe is pet-friendly, so you can bring your furry friend and take some perfect snaps for the ‘gram.
Address: Kam Shing Mansion, Shop E, G/F, 151-161 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai
Our picks for the best new cafes in Hong Kong includes HIKARI Coffee in Tsuen Wan. Cafe HIKARI is especially spacious as it is 2-stories high with a tall ceiling. Its minimalist Japanese-style interior brings patrons the ultimate comfort and coziness.
HIKARI not only provides coffee and dessert but also offers customers a variety of main courses, from pescatarian dishes like the flavorful Avocado and Crabmeat Tartare and the Wild Halibut Fettuccine to vegetarian options like the Double Pumpkin Risotto and even some triple cheese potato fries for the cheese-lovers. Meat-lovers will enjoy their signature slow-cooked Angus Beef Chuck with Puttanesca for dinner. With every corner being an Instagrammable spot, HIKARI is a new popular hub for many in Hong Kong.
Address: G/F, 21 Tai Pa Street 852, Tsuen Wan
Indulge in Kefi’s comfy and relaxing atmosphere while you sip on a cup of their signature Osmanthus Latte or munch on their granola yogurt tart. Kefi is another newly opened cafe in Kennedy Town. Kefi is a healthier alternative to other cafes as it promises to deliver food with low carbs, low calories and low sugar.
On their menu, you will find scrumptious yet healthy dishes like the refreshing Lime Shrimp with Avocado Mango Salsa, Avocado Shrimp Sourdough Toast, their famous Brownie Chaffle (aka cheese waffle) and some revitalizing drinks like Rose Latte and White Peony Flower Tea So, if you want to try out a new coffee shop in Hong Kong but are health-conscious, you should check Kefi out.
Address: 165-175 Belcher’s Street, Kennedy Town
Located at the steep slope of Sai Ying Pun is From Scratch, a cafe with an ash-colored industrial chic interior design and big green plants to complement the aesthetic. From Scratch is a cozy place to go for light meals like Beef Ragu or a nice cup of coffee.
The cafe serves meals with its own twists like the chicken Alfredo pasta with their own salted egg yolk grated on top or the adding their homemade garlic butter to potato fritters to give the dish extra oomph. From Scratch is also a very Instagram-worthy place – you will see plants at every corner, and there are big windows allowing you to enjoy the bustling streets. If you are up for trying out innovative meals while snapping the perfect photos, From Scratch is the place to be.
Address: 21 Western Street, Sai Ying Pun
Moontone Cafe is a newly-opened sister coffee shop of the popular yogurt place, Cheung Chau Corner. Located in Prince Edward is this pantone-themed cafe where you can savor a variety of desserts from Matcha Panna Cotta to Crème Caramel Toast to their seasonal Japanese Peach Cream Toast.
If you don’t have a sweet tooth, Moonstone Cafe also offers savory dishes like the Gnocchi Carbonara, Linguine Spaghetti and even different seasoned chicken wings. On Mondays, Moontone Cafe has a special PetPet Monday where customers can make reservations and bring their pets. Reserve a table now to enjoy a nice meal with your pet at Moontone Cafe.
Address: 440 Portland Street, Prince Edward
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