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Hi guys, I am on a business trip to hong kong - has anybody been? What is there to do for leisure time, sight seeing or any recommended restaurants? Read More
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4m, 3w agoPosted 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Hi guys,

I am on a business trip to hong kong - has anybody been? What is there to do for leisure time, sight seeing or any recommended restaurants?
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4m, 3w agoPosted 4 months, 3 weeks ago
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HK is awesome,

Restaurants:
1. kam moon ting - really good food, have to try their soup noodles. they have a few branches, go to the one in causeway bay times square 13th floor
http://www.openrice.com/en/hongkong/restaurant/causeway-bay-modern-china-restaurant/10318?tc=sr1
2.chilli fagara - if you are into really spicy sichuan food!!
http://www.chillifagara.com/
3.hutong - posh nice food with nice views. they have one in the shard!
http://hutong.com.hk/
4.yung kee - really famous restaurant does amazing roast duck/geese
http://www.yungkee.com.hk/whatsnew/whatsnew-e.html

Also for just DimSum

1. din tai fung - realllllly good taiwanese food!
http://www.dintaifung.com.hk/shope.php?country=1
2. lei garden - pretty good dim sum, think the wan chai branch is nicest
http://www.leigarden.hk/en/branches/branch.php?cid=1
3. ding dim 1968 - never been but apparently nice
http://www.dingdim.com/location.html

Some good coffee shops also on HK island itself. Have a great trip!

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#1
Go to the Peak, some great restaurants and great views up there.
#2
HK is awesome,

Restaurants:
1. kam moon ting - really good food, have to try their soup noodles. they have a few branches, go to the one in causeway bay times square 13th floor
http://www.openrice.com/en/hongkong/restaurant/causeway-bay-modern-china-restaurant/10318?tc=sr1
2.chilli fagara - if you are into really spicy sichuan food!!
http://www.chillifagara.com/
3.hutong - posh nice food with nice views. they have one in the shard!
http://hutong.com.hk/
4.yung kee - really famous restaurant does amazing roast duck/geese
http://www.yungkee.com.hk/whatsnew/whatsnew-e.html

Also for just DimSum

1. din tai fung - realllllly good taiwanese food!
http://www.dintaifung.com.hk/shope.php?country=1
2. lei garden - pretty good dim sum, think the wan chai branch is nicest
http://www.leigarden.hk/en/branches/branch.php?cid=1
3. ding dim 1968 - never been but apparently nice
http://www.dingdim.com/location.html

Some good coffee shops also on HK island itself. Have a great trip!
#3
Go to Lantau Island to see the Buddha. Also head to Bird Street in Mongkok. Also go to a late night cinema viewing and then just walk home - great atmosphere. I loved HK and wish I could go again.
#4
Also, don't waste your time with the light show at night. Its a bit naff
#5
A boat ride at night on the Star Ferry is very picturesque from Kowloon - HK Island or vice versa. Cheap as chips too
#6
Kowloon night market (Temple Street market) is a great place to grab a bargain or two.
#7
If you get a chance an overnight trip to Macau is well worth it plus you don't need a visa.
#8
Hubby says try and stay in Chungking mansions, very central location and SO MUCH to see on your doorstep with loads of entertainment and dining options. (Sounds fantastic but I've never been).
#9
Thanks everyone!
#10
archer1204
If you get a chance an overnight trip to Macau is well worth it plus you don't need a visa.

The chinese Vegas, heard a lot about it
#11
xbox360man
archer1204
If you get a chance an overnight trip to Macau is well worth it plus you don't need a visa.
The chinese Vegas, heard a lot about it
The casinos will blow you away plus there are courtesy buses running you back and forth mainly for the whales that go there are treated like royalty here is a rough idea what it looks like when i went it was the first 4d batman ride and some amazing floor shows plus if you join as a member for the night they throw loads of freebies at you i got a ride on the golden reel https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ9tFJoMkWw


Edited By: archer1204 on Dec 06, 2016 21:03: sp
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archer1204
xbox360man
archer1204
If you get a chance an overnight trip to Macau is well worth it plus you don't need a visa.
The chinese Vegas, heard a lot about it
The casinos will blow you away plus there are courtesy buses running you back and forth mainly for the whales that go there are treated like royalty here is a rough idea what it looks like when i went it was the first 4d batman ride and some amazing floor shows plus if you join as a member for the night they throw loads of freebies at you i got a ride on the golden reel https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MQ9tFJoMkWw


Sweet, looks good to me, if youve been to vegas would you say macau trumps it?
#13
joyf4536
Hubby says try and stay in Chungking mansions, very central location and SO MUCH to see on your doorstep with loads of entertainment and dining options. (Sounds fantastic but I've never been).

Do NOT stay in Chungking Mansions, I have, it's horrific and everyone who has been to HK knows it, here's a bit from the Wikipedia for it.

"The age of the building, the diverse ownership and management structure are causes of the building's reputation for being a fire trap. Unsanitary conditions, security, ancient electrical wiring and blocked staircases all contribute to the hazards. On 21 February 1988, a fire broke out in the building. A Danish tourist who was trapped inside was killed. The fire, as well as a blaze in a similar building, provoked a review of rules and regulations concerning public safety.

In 1995, Chungking Mansions made local newspaper headlines when Sushila Pandey, a 37-year-old Indian tourist, was killed in the building by her Sri Lankan partner Attanayake Wasala Dangamuwa, 54.

It is also known to be a centre of drugs, as well as a refuge for petty criminals, scammers, and undocumented immigrants. For example, in a police swoop in June 1995, about 1,750 people were questioned, and 45 men and seven women from Asian and African countries were arrested on suspicion of offences including failing to produce proof of identity, overstaying, using forged travel documents, possessing equipment for forging documents and possessing dangerous drugs. In "Operation Sahara" in 1996, 52 men and seven women from 14 countries were arrested for violating immigration regulations."


It looks like they painted it since I went but it won't change all the rest like the gangs/prostitutes outside from 7pm, full or people trying to bait you to the wrong floor or in the wrong lift. When we stayed armed police came to our 'hostel' at 11:30pm to check our documents to verify we weren't been trafficked etc. It was an experience but not one I'd recommend to people.


Edited By: dcx_badass on Dec 06, 2016 21:35: .
#14
Hotel is already booked,the langham looks nice and reviews seem good

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