Serious caffeine addicts will know that there are some very good coffee shops and cafés in Hong Kong – you just have to know where to find them.
There are some of us who need caffeine just to function during the day, so it pays to know which cafes open early, and which ones spend the morning sleeping off the effects of yesterday’s double espressos! Here’s our roundup of opening hours so you can keep tabs on where and when you can.
Open by 8am
Whether you’re grabbing a coffee before work, dropping the kids at school, or waiting for the shops to open, these places are guaranteed to be ready when you are.
CoCo Espresso – G/F, 2 Anton Street, Wan Chai (9am weekends)
Crema – Hilton Towers, 96 Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui (8am Sunday)
Zai Fe – 24 Finnie Street, Quarry Bay (8am Saturday)
Fuel Espresso – B47A, The Landmark, Central (10am weekends)
Rabbithole Coffee and Roaster – 3 Landale Street, Wan Chai (8.30am weekends)
Holly Brown – G/F 22 Stanley Street, Central (8am Saturday, 9am Sunday)
Manson’s Lot Coffee House – 15 Swatow St, Wan Chai
Bespoke Coffee Time – G/F Manhattan Place, Kowloon Bay (11am weekends)
Cafeine – The Putman Building, 202 Queen’s Road Central (8am Sunday)
The Cupping Room – 299 Queen’s Road Central, Sheung Wan (10am Sunday, closed Tuesday)
Coffee Academics – 35-45 Johnston Road, Wan Chai (9am weekends)
Craft Coffee Roaster – 29 Tai Kok Tsui Road, Olympic, Kowloon (9am weekends)
N1 Coffee & Co. – 34 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Filters Lane – 111 Caine Road, Mid-Levels (10am weekends)
Barista Jam – Shop D, 126-128 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan (10am Monday & Saturday, 11am Sunday)
To coincide perfectly with your eleven o’clock slump, give these spots a go.
Café Loisl – 8 Tai On Terrace, Sheung Wan (closed Tuesday)
Café Deadend – G/F, 72 Po Hing Fong, Sheung Wan (closed Monday)
Amical – 1/F, 1 Sun Street, Wanchai (closed Thursday)
Hershey Caffetteria – Shop 3, 69 Peel Street, Central
Lof 10 – G/F, 1 U Lam Terrace, Sheung Wan
Knockbox Coffee Company – G/F, 21 Hak Po Street, Mong Kok
Chaiwanese – Unit 1307, Phase 1, Chai Wan Industrial City, Siu Sai Wan (10am weekends)
Common Ground – 19 Shing Wong Street, Central (closed Tuesday)
Tamper Coffee Company – Shop G3, 3 Granville Circuit, Tsim Sha Tsui
Accro Coffee – G/F, Fook Cheong Building, 37 Ma Wang Road, Yuen Long (12pm weekends)
18 Grams – 77 Wing Lok Street, Sheung Wan
Elephant Grounds – 11 Gough Street, Sheung Wan (12pm Sunday)
Lunch or later
Cafes where it’s all about a late start.
mymy caffe – Hing Lung Commercial Bldg, 68-74 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan
Think Café – 19/B, Kyoto Plaza, 491-499 Lockhart Road, Causeway Bay
Soulmate Coffee – G/F, Wing Cheong Industrial Building, 58-70 Kwai Cheong Road, Kwai Hing (11am weekends)
Unar Coffee Company – 4 Second Lane, Tai Hang (closed Monday)