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Best rooftop bars in Hong Kong

Hong Kong's famous skyline is given pride of place in these sky-high bars and restaurants

Whether it be accompanied by a specialty cocktail or gourmet dish, Hong Kong is notorious for dining with a view. Step up and away from the bustle of the city and head to some of the most picturesque spots for an new glimpse of the cityscape.

Club @28

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Located on Crowne Plaza Causeway Bay’s top floor, Club@28 boasts a circular island bar right next to the hotel pool. Outdoor seating overlooks the city’s iconic Happy Valley Racecourse. Those seeking a chic bar off the beaten track will not be disappointed, as mixologists whip up creative cocktails that reflect the bar’s innovative design, contrasting comfy velvet armchairs and crystal chandeliers with neon-lit flooring. A great venue for poolside parties and wedding receptions.  www.cphongkong.com

Nanhai No. 1 and eyebar

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Nanhai No.1 and eyebar

Though the view from the 30th level is not the highest in town, it certainly is one of the memorable in Hong Kong. The bar, which runs the whole length of the venue, boasts a huge deck where you can enjoy your drinks. At the restaurant, a new twist on time-honoured culinary traditions showcases dishes like crispy shredded yam and deep-fried spare ribs marinated in Nanhai’s house sauce. www.elite-concepts.com

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Harlan's Bar & Restaurants

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Harlan’s deck on the 19th floor reveals one of the most surprising and breath-taking vistas of Victoria Harbour. The only thing that stands between you and your view is a piece of glass on the dining terrace, where good food rivals for your undivided attention. Kickstart with 5-flavour foie gras, then tuck into spaghetti in cherry tomato sauce with Boston lobster, or roasted Australian lamb rack. The unique Wine Gallery showcases some of Mr. Harlan’s most treasured vintages that will without doubt complete your experience. www.jcgroup.hk/restaurants/harlans

Hooray Bar & Restaurant

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If Hooray's 1,400-square-metre terrace with panoramic views over Hong Kong's skyline is not reason enough to make you cheer, its grilled-to-order specialities, freshly-baked pizzas, gourmet pastas and other dishes will. Take your time in the spacious dining area, where you can sip on signature cocktails before deciding what to order at the charcoal grill. Relaxing over good food and even better drinks, you might just think you are vacationing at a Thai resort... www.jcgroup.hk/restaurants/hooray

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Inayaka

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Inayaka

Imagine the view from the dizzying heights of ICC's 101st floor. Now, add to your mental picture a grilled seafood platter with the day's best catch, an amazing spread of robatayaki, and sensuous interiors, then you have Inayaka. Its Kaiseki menu debuts this season with specialities ranging from matcha tofu, yellow Japonica, grilled trout with citrus and many more sophisticated dishes, which must be reserved three days in advance. Your wait will be well rewarded. www.jcgroup.hk/restaurants/inakaya

Ozone

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Futuristic interiors, great beats, an amazing drink with delicious bites, and a view of Hong Kong Island between the clouds set the tone of your experience high above the horizon, on the 118th floor, to be exact. Ozone serves up a hefty dose of happy hour, nightcap and Sunday brunch with its signature cocktails and Asian tapas. Have the award-winning mixologist create your drink while you choose from montaditos, smoked salmon and crab roulade and many other snacks – all the while gazing at the awesome view. www.ritzcarlton.com/ozone

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PSI Bar + Lounge

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PSI Bar & Lounge

Hong Kong Island's western region boasts one of the city's newest upscale residential hubs, Cyberport, just a stone's throw from the city centre. PSI Bar + Lounge is an idyllic setting that offers unobstructed views across the South China Sea and its countless little islands. Come chill out as the sun goes down on the horizon, and choose from martinis, champagne drinks, Illy coffee or the bar's exclusive cocktails and mocktails. Don't miss the savoury Indian snacks. www.spgrestaurantsandbars.com/psi

Sevva

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Sevva

Having the city's most iconic buildings right outside your balcony must feel pretty amazing. This is exactly what Sevva offers and much more. Located on the top floor of Prince's Building, its wrap-around terrace seems to stretch right out to Victoria Harbour. A great place to chill out with colleagues or friends after a long day, Sevva serves up signature drinks like Honeydew Royale, Ginger and Cherry Mojito and the city's best Chocolate Martinis created with dark and white chocolate. www.sevva.hk

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Sugar

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Sugar

One of the city's favourite hangouts, this chic bar-deck-lounge just got better. Kick-start an idyllic Sunday with an Aperol Spritz, and then tuck into a Sunday Roast like aged Australian rump of beef, grilled chicken, pork or lamb. Chill out on the amazing outdoor deck for the rest of the afternoon as the resident DJ performs from 3 to 9pm. Drop by on Tuesdays and see how Sugar transforms into a Polynesian bar offering seared flank steak skewers, plantain chips, rum cocktails and much more. www.sugar-hongkong.com

Vista Café & Amuse Bar

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Vista Cafe and Amuse Bar  

This is Sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck's café and bar that serves afternoon tea and light meals with panoramic views of the city. Ascend 100 floors in the ICC building, and kick back with lovely pastries, homemade quiches, dim sums or cold cuts as you take in the sweeping vistas. The hugely popular afternoon tea caters to every palate with macaroons, cakes, éclairs, brownies, scones, cheesecakes and sourdough sandwiches. www.sky100.com.hk

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ToTT's & Roof Terrace

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ToTT's & Roof Terrace

The view from ToTT's & Roof Terrace high above Causeway Bay has become a Hong Kong icon. Celebrate the arrival of summer with ToTT's brand-new happy hour, featuring Spanish tapas and inspired cocktails. Fried salt cod croquette and Serrano ham with Manchego cheese, stewed paprika short ribs and lemongrass chili chicken skewers go deliciously with colourful drinks such as Le Verde, Pink Agave and Rose Berry Smash. Mondays to Saturdays from 5 to 8pm, Sundays from 6 to 8pm. www.mandarinoriental.com

Wooloomooloo Steakhouse

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Wooloomooloo Steakhouse

Overlooking residential Happy Valley, Wanchai and Victoria Harbour is Wooloomooloo group's new venture, a steakhouse with a sensational rooftop terrace that opens from 6pm till late night. Take your drinks outside and enjoy refreshing concoctions such as Cloudy Bay (with cucumber and lychee rum), Smoky Mountain (a blend of Vanilla, Baileys and Frangelico) and The Hennessy (with rosemary Grey Goose). The Australian Black Angus beef here is a must. www.wooloo-mooloo.com

1 Club @28
2 Harlan's Bar & Restaurants
3 Nanhai No. 1 and eyebar
4 Ozone
5 Inakaya
6 Hooray Bar and Restaurant
7 Sevva
8 PSI Bar & Lounge
9 Sugar
10 Vista Cafe & Amuse Bar
11 ToTTs & Roof Terrace
12 Wooloomooloo Steakhouse