Wanchai is not just the Suzie Wong Red light district anymore. It might not be known as the the area for best pub food, but that may be changing. These pubs in Wanchai are known only to entice the local crowd and for delicious pub food.
For sports fans, the wow factor is definitely Trafalgar’s outdoor projectors that broadcast live matches. With space for up to 100 people, you’ll see people playing pool, sports fans cheering for their teams and friends dining and drinking together. On the food side, their most popular dishes including Steak and Kidney Pudding, Fish and Chips and their all time favourite starter platter. Expect to pay between HKD150 to HKD300 per person, including drinks. The best seats are on the balcony, where you can observe the busy crowd on Lockhart Road while enjoying delicious fare and a pint. (5/F, The Broadway, 54-62 Lockhart Road, Wanchai)
When you see the Champs Bar on Wanchai road, you’ll see why its the best kept secret sports bar around. Tucked away in the Charterhouse Hotel, the smell of popcorn leads you down to the basement bar, which is a popular hub for football fans. With framed sports shirts hanging on the walls, Champ Bar is your typical sports bar. Whats on the menu? Champs Bar offers a Mix and Match set lunch, which comes with a buffet starter and dessert. Its a great choice, allowing you to enjoy a hearty meal while watching the games. On weekends, a section of the bar will be transformed into a kiddie’s area so they can be entertained with cartoons, crayon drawing, games and of course, a tailor-made kids set menu. (UG, The Charterhouse Hotel, Hong Kong, 209-219 Wanchai Road, Wanchai)
Eating at Blue Goose is not about dining with a view or high-end pub food. A pleasant and inviting pub, Blue Goose is fitted with teak wood furnishing and the best part is the cheeky drinking quotes plastered across the walls. With a capacity for just 30 seated, it’s a cozy pub in which to have a few drinks and catch up on the latest live sports broadcast with mates. Blue Goose’s All day breakfast and hearty two course set lunch are for comfort food lovers. If you fancy classic fare, Fish and Chips, Bangers and Mash and Cottage Pie are all served off the a la carte menu. There is also a great selection of shooters, cocktails and premium spirits to enjoy with your food while watching the game. The alfresco and bar area make a great pre-drinking spot while waiting for your team to play. ( Shop A, 33 Lockhart Road, Wanchai)