The Mixing Bowl

The Place Sheung Wan is one of the thriving coffee hubs in Hong Kong and uber cool Gough Street is home to a couple of baristas worth watching.  Midway up a steep set of steps of Shin Hing Street is The Mixing Bowl, a cafe that is dedicated to the art of baking, which has…

Coffee Roastery Lab by 18 Grams

The Place Part of arguably Hong Kong’s finest coffee outlet, 18 Grams, The coffee Roastery Lab is a place for experimentation, a place to try new brews and extraction methods, a place that should provide amazing coffee. Located in Johnston Road Wanchai, the Coffee Roastery Lab has the look and feel of an old school…

The Coffee Academics Wanchai

The Place Even their name ‘The Coffee Academics’ hints towards something quite special.  Almost educational about their approach to the pure art of the bean.  Launched in 2012, The Coffee Academics have been a driving force behind introducing quality coffee into the Hong Kong market.  Now with a handful of outlets across Hong Kong, the…

Elephant Grounds

The Place After a long delay, the much anticipated newest addition to the Elephant Grounds group opened up in coffee hotspot Wanchai.  The fourth outlet took a little longer than anticipated to open but it was worth the wait, the guys at Elephant Grounds know coffee and are single minded about bringing the cafe culture…

Fuel Espresso at the Landmark

The Place One of the busiest coffee joints in Central is located in the prestigious Landmark building, which coincidentally houses a few Michelin Starred restaurants.  Taking pride of place in the basement, Fuel Espresso is the spot where the well to do business folks in Hong Kong get their coffee fix. While New Zealand isn’t…

CoCo Espresso Wanchai

The Place Hidden in quiet Anton Street Wanchai, CoCo Espresso inhabits a tiny little shop that’s pretty easy to miss.  Opened in 2012, it was the first of the expanding CoCo Espresso brand, with more recent additions in Central and Kowloon West. The Wanchai outlet is small, with just enough room for half a dozen…

Omotesando Koffee

The Place Omotesando Koffee is hard to pronounce the first few times you say it out loud, but what’s not hard to do, is consume what could be Hong Kong’s best coffee.  Located conveniently in Wanchai’s Lee Tung Avenue, the hip coffee joint moved from it’s original location in Omotesando Japan by owner Eiichi Kunimoto…

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