It’s safe to say that we’ve all moved on from our trick or treating days (well, most of us at least) to bigger, better and much tastier traditions and nothing seems more appropriate than spending Halloween sampling some of the most deliciously wicked cocktails in town.
With some of Hong Kong’s best bars and restaurants whipping up their most creative and spooky concoctions, Halloween is bound to get a little wild this year. Below, are the ones we can’t wait to try.
Great Pumpkin Cocktail at Fish & Meat
Not all Halloween cocktails are night time treats. Head to Fish & Meat and enjoy a home Halloween with their Great Pumpkin cocktail – a sweet concoction of vodka house spiced liquor and pressed apple juice and soda.
Add: Fish & Meat, 32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2565 6788
Pandora’s Pot at Bar on 15
Add: New World Millennium Hong Kong Hotel, 72 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2313 4022
Double Wood Ripper at Stockton
We all know that the cocktails at Stockton are delicious and deadly as they are but this year’s they’re upping the ante with their Double Wood Ripper, made with single malt, cognac, shrub grenadine, beeswax, lime and ocean bitters. A stylish and prideful cocktail.
Add: Stockton, 1/F, 32 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2565 5268
The Piledriver at Dada Bar + Lounge
Dada Bar + Lounge is getting creative with mixologist Isam Limbu behind the bar stirring up the most wicked creations. We can’t wait to try the Piledriver – the black vodka turns the clear cocktail base of orange juice with ice into a foggy and mysterious cloud of black.
Add: Dada Bar + Lounge, The Luxe Manor, 39 Kimberley Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 3763 8778
Get Bewitched at Pirata
Not only is the food at Pirata to die for, but their Halloween cocktails are just as good. Get ‘Bewitched’ with a sip of gin, Maraschino, Crème de Violette, lemon juice and blackberries or try the spooky ‘Beetlejuice’ with Bombay Sapphire gin, Maraschino Rosso vermouth, Maraschino Blanco vermouth and orange.
Add: Pirata, 30/F, 235-239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2887 0270
Trick or Treat Shake at Burger Circus
It really doesn’t get better than a cocktail in a shake form. Suitable for all ages, the vanilla ice-cream shake is mixed with an impressive selection of Halloween favourites – Reese’s peanut butter cups, candy corn and peanut brittle. For those who want to be a little naughty, simply ask the bartender to add a splash of something extra to transform this sweet treat into a spiked concoction.
Add: Burger Circus, 22 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2878 7787
Free flow Blood Orange Sangría at Boqueria
It really doesn’t get better than free-flow happy hours at Boqueria for Halloween. Kick off the night with Estrella beer, Blood Orange Sangría and market-fresh tapas from 6-9pm to get into a wicked mood before heading to your next spot.
Add: Boqueria, Lan Kwai Fong Tower, 33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
Contact: 00852 2321 8681