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It’s an oenophile’s dream come true: an unpretentious wine bar with a 200 label-strong menu starring affordable vintages under HK$100 per glass. A pour of Soaring Kite Blanc de Blancs, for example, costs a mere HK$75 – and that’s outside the twice-a-day happy hours. Shady Acres’ inviting prices are matched by its cosy atmosphere, complete with wood furniture, quirky reading material and an eclectic selection of board games.

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From the block

Low-key neighbourhood bars that deliver all the vibes

Jordan: Terrible Baby
Best known for its live music, fun atmosphere and enormous outdoor terrace, the drinks here are excellent too – with craft beers and numerous gin options.

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Kennedy Town: To Be Frank
Enjoy a no-nonsense approach to mixology, wherein cocktails are bottled. Beat the heat with an on-tap açai and passion fruit sour.

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Central: Frank’s

_RD15217This Italian-American spot serves pizza, pasta and unfussy cocktails to the sounds of jazz. Sip a Gibson and imagine yourself in Lower Manhattan.

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