Sitting along the north coast of Hong Kong Island is one of the island’s popular areas famous for its excellent shopping and extremely high rent. In addition to modern shopping centres, Causeway Bay is also home to notable hotels, 24-hour restaurants, and a glamorous nightlife scene. It is a popular area among locals, expats, and visitors from all over the world.
In Causeway Bay, you really get a feel for Hong Kong’s fashion scene, though there are also many attractions in the area and visitors could easily spend a few days here. Those interested in visiting Hong Kong landmarks in the area will enjoy the impressive 12-storey Hong Kong Central Library, the historic Noon Day Gun, and the Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club.
If you love parks and the outdoors, be sure to spend time in Victoria Park featuring tennis courts, a skating rink, a swimming pool, a bowling green, and a children’s area. It also hosts many events like the Hong Kong Open and the Lunar New Year Fair. There are also plenty of things to see in neighbouring Wan Chai like the iconic Central Plaza, the Old Wan Chai Post Office, and the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Restaurants and Bars in Causeway Bay
You will have no trouble finding places to eat and drink in Causeway Bay, though you should expect to pay a little bit more than in some other areas of Hong Kong. Wander around the basement of Times Square for an affordable meal in its food court, or head Chun Yeung Street for tradition Hokkien-style street food. For something extravagant, head to the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong and dine in one of its award-winning restaurants. Bars in the area are glamorous, filled with fashionistas and the young elite of Hong Kong. One of the most popular bars in the area is at The Excelsior Hotel Hong Kong.
Shopping in Causeway Bay
Causeway Bay is a haven for shopaholics because it is home to some of the most popular shopping malls in Hong Kong. Here you will find loads of international designer shops, Chinese-style department stores, the Japanese-branded Sogo department store, and even high-end car showrooms. Fashion Walk is a great place to find local boutiques and Chun Yeung Street is the best place for bargain shopping.