Sip, Salsa and Shake: Latin Dancing in Lan Kwai Fong

Delirious for dance? Hungry for spice? Thirsting for passion? Nothing satisfies a hunger to party like a Latin-inspired fiesta. For a night of mojitos or an impromptu dance class, here’s your guide to a night fuelled by Latin fervour.

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Afro-Latin Dance
Coach Davis organises evenings of kizomba fusion, a mixture of kizomba, tarraxa, samba, salsa and zouk – among others. They pop up all over LKF but you can catch him often on Tuesday nights at Mezcalito.
27/F, 18 On Lan Street, Central; +852 2886 8444

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Want to dance with Hong Kong’s skyline as your backdrop? On Tuesday, CÉ LA VI transforms for their Cuban Nights, under the direction of DJ Salsa Godfather. The fun starts at 6.30pm.
25/F California Tower, 30-32 D’Aguilar St, Central; +852 2453 7950

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There’s no dance night here, just damn fine mojitos, which should be an adequate warm-up ahead of showing off your moves on the dance floor. Hong Kong Salsa lists most Latin dance nights in Hong Kong.
4/F, The Plaza, 21 D’Aguilar Street, Central; +852 2851 4880

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Picada is billed as Hong Kong’s first pan-Latin restaurant and bar, and they’ve recently relocated to LKF. The beats are bold, the drinks are zesty and all together you’re guaranteed a good time. Their Facebook page lists the dance nights; Thursday is for salsa.
2/F, LKF29, 29 Wyndham Street, Central; +852 3425 4037

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Rúla Búla
This venerable Irish bar makes good use of their dance floor during the quieter hours where you can call in for a hit of after-work salsa on Mondays. The session starts at 8pm, with lessons hosted from 8.30pm. Alternatively, you can go again on a Sunday and end your weekend just right. Entry is free.
Rúla Búla
G/F, 58-62 D’Aguilar Street, Central; +852 9020 9670

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Viva La Salsa
Every Tuesday night, Dance Trinity Studio hosts a Latin-themed night at Volar, the 12-year-old super club called Viva La Salsa. Get a few free tips from 8.30pm and two drinks with your HK$150 door charge.
Basement, 38-44 D'Aguilar Street, Central; +852 2810 1510

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