Wands ahoy! Harry Potter-themed café opens in Mong Kok

Is there any franchise out there more beloved by the millennial generation like Harry Potter? (That’s a rhetorical question; there is not.) Understandably then, the Coconuts Hong Kong office freaked out a lot when we learned that Hong Kong’s finally got its first Harry Potter café. 9¾ Café — named after the hidden Hogwarts Express platform at ...

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Iconic Wan Chai bar Carnegie’s lives to see another day after new investors step in

Iconic Wan Chai bar Carnegie’s lives to see another day after new investors step in

In July, we broke the news that one of Hong Kong’s most iconic bars, Carnegie’s, would be forced to close due to slowing business and a rent hike. Coconuts Hong...

Hooters landlord threatens LKF restaurant with eviction, demands HK$1mil in overdue rent

Hooters landlord threatens LKF restaurant with eviction, demands HK$1mil in overdue rent

Oh, how the not-so-mighty have fallen. Hooters, that semi-lurid American boobs-and-wings restaurant chain, is facing eviction a little over a year after making its overly...

Hong Kong’s No.1 fast food chicken is 100% Filipino: South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s No.1 fast food chicken is 100% Filipino: South China Morning Post

Two editors of the Hong Kong English-language newspaper South China Morning Post (SCMP) ranked five fast food fried chicken spots in the city, and the Philippines’ very own...

Iconic steakhouse Sammy’s Kitchen faces closure after rent raised by landlord

Iconic steakhouse Sammy’s Kitchen faces closure after rent raised by landlord

One of Hong Kong’s oldest and most famous steakhouses is facing closure due to a massive rent spike from the space’s new landlord. Founded by veteran hotel chef Yip Luen...

Shake Shack to open first Hong Kong outlet (of many) next year

Shake Shack to open first Hong Kong outlet (of many) next year

Fast food lovers, your prayers have been heard. US burger chain Shake Shack has announced that it’s going to open a Hong Kong outlet next year as part of the brand’s...

Step up your brunch game at ‘Biiitch’, Hong Kong’s very own weekend dragstravaganza

Step up your brunch game at ‘Biiitch’, Hong Kong’s very own weekend dragstravaganza

Brunch is basically a national sport here in Hong Kong, but like most things that are in high demand, everyone’s jumped on the bandwagon and straight up oversaturated the...

Looking for a taste of British quality? Sainsbury’s launches product line in Hong Kong!

Looking for a taste of British quality? Sainsbury’s launches product line in Hong Kong!

| Coconuts Hong Kong x Market Place by Jasons | Sainsbury’s works closely with farmers, growers and producers to source the best raw materials from around the globe.

Celebrated L.A. chef Esdras Ochoa to open casual taco joint in Hong Kong

Celebrated L.A. chef Esdras Ochoa to open casual taco joint in Hong Kong

Esdras Ochoa, an acclaimed Los Angeles chef, is coming to Hong Kong this summer to shake up the local Mexican food scene (which, let’s face it, is in dire need of shaking...

The Cheesecake Factory to open its first Hong Kong restaurant in TST this May

The Cheesecake Factory to open its first Hong Kong restaurant in TST this May

The Cheesecake Factory, that American comfort food restaurant best known from comedies such as The Big Bang Theory and lists such as “the 9 unhealthiest restaurant meals in...