Hazel & Hershey in SoHo

The Place With quite an unusual and memorable name, Hazel & Hershey have been leading the charge to delight and inform the Hong Kong coffee community sine 2009.  Much more than just a cafe, H&H are a one stop shop for anything coffee. Located at Peel Street in the heart of SoHo, H&H are a…

La Station – all abord the coffee express

The Place The name gives it away, but La Station is designed to resemble a subway station in the swankier parts of Paris.  Located just off Queens Road East, finding La Station was initially confusing; firstly it’s around the corner from QRE and its neon sign out front has an arrow pointing away from its…

Winstons Coffee at Sai Yin Pun

The Place Hang a right straight out of the Sai Yin Pun MTR station and you immediately run into Winstons Coffee.  The name is proudly displayed in bold black font, much like a movie theater of old, so it’s impossible to miss.  Doubling as a neighborhood bar, Winstons coffee feels a little out of place…

Barista Jam at Sheung Wan

The Place There are parts of Sheung Wan that still feel a lot like old Hong Kong and walking through the streets to find Barista Jam was like straddling the old and new.  If you didn’t know where to go, it would be easy to get lost looking for Barista Jam, but luckily I was…

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…

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…

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…