Lan Kwai Fong can be a little overwhelming – whether you’re new to Hong Kong or have been here your whole life. There are so many bars and clubs, sometimes it’s hard to know where to go. To make things a little easier, we’ve rounded up a few of the best classic clubs in Lan Kwai Fong, the tried-and-true staples of Hong Kong’s party district.
So, the sun is down, the work week is over (or not- you do you) and you’re down to Lan Kwai Fong. Check out these clubs for a great night out.
A favourite late-night spot, Volar comes into its glory after 2am, when the true partiers show up. Open since 2004 and refurbished in 2013, it’s one of the best places in Hong Kong to catch amazing DJs. With its state-of-the-art lighting system, and 5-way Turbosound speakers, it’s made for people who truly love music. The club has multiple bars and two main rooms, each playing a different genre, from techno to garage. The specific music depends on the night, but you can always count on it being good.
Ho Lee Commercial Building, Basement 38 – 44 D’Aguilar St, Central; +852 2810 1510
Everyone in Hong Kong has a Rúla Búla story. This club seems to transcend all boundaries. If the United Nations were a club, it would be Rúla Búla. Come here on a Friday or Saturday for a high energy night of sing-along tunes and dad dancing. Hong Kong’s many rugby teams tend to come out in force on the weekends, but they add to the charm. It’s just had a sleek new re-design as well and is looking mint.
58-62 D’Aguilar St, Central; +852 6081 5092
Levels boasts the largest dance floor in Hong Kong, so this is the place to go when you need some space for your moves. It’s one of the biggest clubs in the city, with multiple mood rooms, two bars, 37 VIP tables and a private VIP room. If you want to go big, go to Levels. They’ve got great DJs and the vibe is always good.
2/F, On Hing Building, 1 On Hing Terrace, Central; +852 2811 1568
Looking for a grown-up club? Check out Vault. One of the newest additions in Lan Kwai Fong, this 2,000 square foot venue is a world all its own. Come early for a relaxing lounge experience and enjoy their high-end spirits and whiskey, then watch the space transform into a high-energy club after dark. VIP tables and a private VIP Room are available. The décor is luxurious and a little risqué – think marble tables suspended from the ceiling by gold chains.
Unit 2E, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Ho Lee Commercial Building, Lan Kwai Fong; +852 2539 6503
Dragon-i has been open for over a decade – and it’s easy to see why. It blends traditional Chinese elements with sharp modern touches to create a sexy, high-end vibe that attracts all of the who’s-who in Hong Kong. There are three zones inside, with multiple bars and dancefloors. Reserve a VIP Booth to get the best seats in the house. Their main area plays commercial music, but you can explore the different regions until you find something you like – and keep a look-out for visiting DJs and special events. Then come back the next day for a recovery dim sum brunch.
UG/F, The Centrium, 60 Wyndham St, Central; +852 3110 1222
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